Top notch boat for cleanliness, spaciousness and cuisine, although the trip is bit pricey. We took the day sail from Kaanapali to Honoloa Bay in September (low season) and there were only 20 people on a boat built for 3 times that number. They cruised slowly to the Bay, spent nearly 3 hours in the anchorage and came back under sail.
Don't take the boat for scuba diving unless you doing the non-certified explore scuba program. They use small tanks and only fill them to 2800 lbs. We were the only people scuba diving and one of the crew had to guide us as an extra duty. He took us on a fairly long swim on the bottom along the base of a small wall to the turtle cleaning station from the anchorage. I use air more rapidly than most people so we had only a few minutes viewing turtles (pretty neat) and a then he took us straight back along the bottom across the boring sand. We should have gone there and back on the surface to maximize bottom time in the reef. This might be an OK trip for the explore scuba program which are shorter dives anyway. The water is shallow and visibility pretty good. However, we saw more fish at other shore sites such as Ahihi Cove.
The bay looks like it is good for snorkeling, which is on your own without a guide. The boat stays there plenty long enough for people to spend hours in the water and still have a leisurely meal before departure. The on board food is excellent and quite reasonable. We had the Okapakapa (snapper) and it was fresh and delicious.
The sailing is leisurely and mellow. Speed is adjusted down to fit the schedule. Not adventure sailing! This trip emphasizes amenities and comfort.
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