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Paradise Sailing Hawaii

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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip J24, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Excellent private snorkel trip

We were on the Big Island for my father's 75th birthday and took our famiyl of 6 out on a morning... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ryland M
Great sunset cruise

The family has always wanted to go sailing. Eric and Yumi couldn’t have been nicer hosts. A pod of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul W
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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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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip J24, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were on the Big Island for my father's 75th birthday and took our famiyl of 6 out on a morning snorkel trip. It was perfect. Eric and Yumi make a great team, taught everyone how to sail, and took us to some great snorkel...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mahalo nui loa, Ryland, for this wonderful review! We always enjoy showing how to sail to those who wish to learn. We are so excited to hear that everybody enjoyed sailing and snorkeling during your private morning charter. Aloha & a hui hou, Eric &...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The family has always wanted to go sailing. Eric and Yumi couldn’t have been nicer hosts. A pod of dolphins were playing just outside the harbor, Eric took the time to position us to watch them playing for a while until I think they got...More

Thank Paul W
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo Paul! We're glad you enjoyed trying out sailing for the first time on our boat. It was a pleasure having you as our guests! Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a three generational family of nine people and we booked a private trip with Eric and Yumi, and we are so glad we did! We have been to Kona around 15 times, and have booked many boat excursions for snorkeling, whale watching, and...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo for sailing with us Steve! It was a pleasure having you and your family as our guests. Thank you very much for the enthusiastic review. We are glad to know how much you enjoyed your private charter with us. We look forward to your...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved every minute of our chartered sail with Eric and Yumi aboard the beautiful Kolea. Our family was toasting the memory of my Dad, an avid sailor and WWIi veteran who left us with many happy memories of time on the water. Eric and...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the enthusiastic review! It was a pleasure having you and your family as our guests and we are happy that you enjoyed your private sunset sail with us. We look forward to your next visit! Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric &...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A private sunset cruise aboard a beautiful catameran hosted by warm and friendly people. This is one of the best experiences we have had in Hawaii. Captain Eric and Yumi took care of everything and we just relaxed and enjoyed the dolphins and the sunset....More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo Jo-Anne! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your private sunset cruise with us and look forward to your next visit. Thank you for sailing with us! Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This is about a month overdue but life has been crazy! I however, should have done this sooner...Yumi and Eric are simply the best at what they do! We decided to have our small intimate wedding in Kona and we thought a sunset sail would...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us be a part of your special day Joella. We are glad everything worked out in spite of the uncooperative weather on your big day. You and Robbie are a great couple and a lot of fun. We really enjoyed meeting...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

We booked a morning snorkel for our group of 9 adults and 3 children. The trip couldn't have been better. Eric and Yumi provided exceptional service on their beautiful Catamaran. We were able to see dolphins as well as visit a great snorkeling spot during...More

Thank diw577
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your private charter with us. Thank you for the nice review and Mahalo for sailing with us! Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Eric and Yumi were fantastic hosts. Great ride and excellent interaction with our family and friends. Will definitely sail with them again.

Thank Rusbo16
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mahalo for sailing with us! Glad you enjoyed the cruise. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

My husband and I took my 80 year old parents on the evening sunset cruise. It was awesome. We sailed out of the harbor with spinner dolphins. The ride was comfortable, clean and the hosts were excellent. Eric & Yurri were great in letting people...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for sailing with us Molly. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. We are very glad to know you had a good time on our sunset cruise. Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

We booked with Eric and Yumi while having an extended family trip on The Big Island and it exceeded our expectations. All of us (10 adults and 3 toddlers) had the most amazing morning - the boat is fantastic, Eric and Yumi are so warm...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Mahalo for such and nice review Lauren. We really appreciate all the kind words and are very happy to know that you enjoyed your private charter with us. We look forward to your next visit. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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Asha C
February 26, 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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