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About Paradise Sailing Hawaii
Enjoy a true sailing experience with a small number of passengers while sailing Hawaii in Kailua-Kona! Our beautiful new sailboat features plenty of shade, comfortable cushioned seating with tables, nice clean toilet facilities and the roominess, stability and speed of the newest 36' catamaran sailing Big Island. We offer a variety of Hawaii Sailing Charters including a relaxing Kona Sunset Cruise and private boat charters for Kona Snorkeling tours, Sailing, Dolphin & Whale Watching.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommendation: if you are considering this at all just do it. Best part of a week of great activities on the Big Island. We were able to see tons of marine life (breaching whales, spinner and bottle nose dolphins, flying fish, etc.) a great snorkeling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We realize that you don't usually get to see absolutely everything on sunset cruises, but Eric and Yumi somehow made it happen. They were willing to go out with only four passengers and we felt as welcome as anyone could. The sandwiches they provided were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you were able to join us for such an amazing sunset cruise. Mother nature was unusually cooperative that evening and put on quite a show for us. Thank you very much for sailing with us. It was a pleasure meeting you. Warmest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovey 4 hour private sail. We were a family of 7 with 2 young children. We all loved the snorkelling and cruising on the boat. Yumi asked our Grandson if he would like to help with the sails and Eric allowed him...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sailing with us! We always enjoy it when our guests are interested in sailing. We're glad to hear your grandson liked it. Mahalo Nui Loa! Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 9 adults spent a wonderful morning on this catamaran. It was a real highlight of our Hawaii trip. The owners, Eric and Yumi, were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. They obviously took great pride in the immaculate condition of their boat and in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure having you and your family as our guests aboard Kolea. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your private sailing charter. Thank you very much for sailing with us! Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed December 11, 2018

My fiancé found this cruise for us and he was pumped about this WEEKS before our trip. And I'm happy to say it did not disappoint. Eric and Yumi are so fun and personable it just makes the cruise experience better. They provided a great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mahalo for the very nice review. It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your private sailing charter with us. It was a pleasure meeting you two and we hope to see you again some day. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed December 10, 2018

We had a really fabulous experience on a beautiful boat, hosted by Eric and Yumi. A good variety of appetizers provided and feel free to BYOB if you want. Yumi was very fun with letting the kids and some adults help with raising the various...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us on the sunset cruise. We're glad you enjoyed it! We always like getting our guests involved in helping to sail the boat. Real sailing is a great experience we love sharing with others. Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi, P.S....More

Reviewed December 1, 2018

We had a wonderful evening out on the water, watching the sunset, with lights apps and drinks (BYOB). Eric and his wife were wonderful hosts, friendly, laid back, and knowledgeable. The catamaran is well maintained and nice and clean. If there was a sunset tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thank you for sailing with us Alyssas. We really appreciate the kind words. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

What an incredible outing. Fabulous snorkeling, serene and peaceful sailing, and not one but two sessions during which spinner dolphins cruised in the bow wake, so close you could practically touch them. Captain Eric and Yumi were perfect hosts and made it so fun for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thank you Randall, we are glad you enjoyed your private charter aboard Kolea. Mahalo for sailing with us!

Reviewed November 25, 2018

This was an awesome experience on a beautiful boat, hosted by Eric and Yumi. Nice snacks and drinks provided, and you can BYOB if you prefer! Highly recommend if you are visiting The Big Island!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed sailing with us! Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

After rescheduling our sunset cruise twice due to high winds and rough seas we were ready to set sail with Captain Eric and Yumi. We are seasoned sailors and were very impressed with Eric and Yumi's skills aboard their beautiful, clean and safe catamaran. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Mahalo for sailing with us! It was a pleasure meeting you and having you as our guests. We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed watching the sunset with us aboard Kolea. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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February 25, 2017|
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Sorry, It's not. To my knowledge, there is no boat on the Big Island named "Sprit of Aloha". There was one named The "Spirit of Kona", but it broke it's mooring last winter and was lost on the rocks in Kailua Bay.
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
There is no charge for children 5 and under.
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Prices are on the Paradise Sailing Hawaii web site. Right now there is an on-line special 10% off!
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