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Aloha and Welcome to Surf Skim Maui. Maui, Kauai and Oahu's premiere skimboard and surf school! Since 2000, Skim Hawaii's owner Sean McClenahan and his instructors have been mentoring locals and tourists helping them to achieve their skimboarding...more
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Ka'anapali Beachwalk, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-250-6258
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

Our 2 sons (ages 10 and 13) loved their time with Sean learning some great basics and a few fun moves to work on to improve their beginner-ish skills and confidence. They also really enjoyed watching Sean perform occasionally - he keeps the lesson really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lidlDougherty
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Sean is an excellent and patient teacher. Despite me being a bit older (53) than probably most of his usual students, Sean was able to explain enough of the basics of riding and reading waves so that I had a blast! Definitely want to do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David I
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Sean is an amazing instructor. He gave the right information at the right time and He helped my dad and I to catch and stand up on wavesg. We had a blast. He is a hard worker and really knows how to teach and how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank I2170WRtoma
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Sean (owner) took my 12 year old son and I out for a 90 minute surf lesson today. He was amazing! He gave great instruction and was very patient with our being beginners. By the end of the lesson, we were catching waves. We had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jwaldenberger
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Sean was very prompt in delivering the skimboard to our hotel the same night we arrived in Maui. Very friendly, and professional. When we go back to Maui, we will be sure to hit him back up for rentals and lessons!! Was very happy with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hasebe_Family
Reviewed August 14, 2017

My son had a 90 minute skimboarding lesson on Big Beach in Makena with Sean and had an absolute blast! Sean was easy going and spent time with my son explaining how to safely skimboard in the ocean and with others on the beach. My...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tocheniuk
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Sean with Skim Hawaii was very quick in response to my inquiry for my son to skim on our trip to Kauai. He directed us to fill out the online forms from his website, and everything could be set up from there. Once we did,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jaylstarfishfighter
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

All my son wanted to do when we were in Maui was skimboard. We were leaving in 3 days and didn't really see any skimboards around our entire stay there. Our hotel suggested Skim Hawaii so I called Sean. He was absolutely the greatest. We...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I have been to Maui a few times and grew up skimboarding on the beaches in Cabo. Sean has hands down the best skim rentals on the island. They are better boards than any other shop around and he has the best prices to boot....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank RioIngram
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We used Skim Hawaii for private surf lessons when we were in Maui and loved it! My two sons and I all took lessons and Sean was great with everyone. He was very flexible with our schedule and we all stood up and surfed! Sean...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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