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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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The perfect sunset sail!

We have been fortunate enough to visit Hawaii on several occasions, each time including a sunset... read more

Reviewed yesterday
HI72018
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Littleton, Colorado
Beautiful trip

A great way to spend an evening watching the sunset. The boat is very comfortable. Not to big... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sue t
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Tucson, Arizona
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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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"sunset sail"
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"beautiful catamaran"
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"banana bread"
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"sailing experience"
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"captain eric"
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"wonderful sunset"
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"perfect sailing"
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"great snorkeling location"
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"the big island"
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been fortunate enough to visit Hawaii on several occasions, each time including a sunset sail on our agenda. This time, because we would have our young grandchildren with us, I wanted to find a boat that allowed and provided for them, too, and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A great way to spend an evening watching the sunset. The boat is very comfortable. Not to big. Good snacks. Thank you Eric and Yumi for a wonderful time

Thank sue t
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend 4th of July! My family of 8 had a wonderful full experience. Eric & Yumi were the best hosts! Beautiful catamaran, lovely snacks; highly recommend...More

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

Mahalo Michael for joining our special 4th of July Sunset Sail & Fireworks cruise! It is always fun to watch fireworks from water. We are very happy to hear you and your family enjoyed sailing with us. It was a pleasure having you and your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a private catamaran tour PLEASE don’t miss this one. It is simply the best!! I’ve been on several and Eric and Yumi made this one of my favorites!

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

Mahalo nui loa Sherry for this nice comment! We had as much fun as you did on the private snorkel/sailing charter. We hope to see you and your family again sometime. A hui hou, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of my two weeks In Hawaii. Eric and Yumi could not have been better hosts. The food was excellent and the boat was immaculate. We did a sunset cruise with five couples and there was plenty of space to walk around...More

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

Thank you for the nice review Heidi. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your private sunset cruise with us! It's always a wonderful added bonus to see dolphins in the evening, especially because it doesn't happen very often. Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our half-day Snorkel Charter went off without a hitch. Eric and Yumi have a spotless well appointed Cat that has ample shade, a clean marine restroom, delicious food and a fantastic approach that truly made us feel welcome and well cared for the entire time....More

Thank Pete S
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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for sailing with us Pete! It was a pleasure having you as our guests. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great sunset sail with Eric and Yumi of Paradise Sailing during our trip to the Big Island. It was easy to set up a reservation and they helpfully answered all our questions. The boat is new and very clean and well laid...More

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

We are glad to know that you enjoyed sailing with us! Thank you very much for the nice review, we really appreciate it. Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a MUST DO if you're planning a trip to Kona, Hawaii. Eric and Yumi were incredible and the catamaran was absolutely beautiful! The story behind it made us appreciate it that much more. Thank you Eric and Yumi from Paradise Sailing Hawaii for...More

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

Mahalo for the nice review Buddy. It was a pleasure meeting you and your great family. We don't get to see dolphins during the sunset cruise very often, so we're glad we were able to share this rare encounter with nice folks like you! Thank...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of five spent an incredible morning with Eric & Yumi on their catamaran, a definite highlight of our trip. We chose the private charter & received the highest level of service. They were helpful, knowledgeable, personable and passionate about what they do. Their...More

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

Mahalo Darci, It was a pleasure having you and your nice family as our guests! Thank you for choosing us for your private sailing charter. We are glad to hear it was a highlight of your visit to Kona. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family group of 11 ranging in age from 20 to 82 had a really good experience thanks to Eric and Yumi. The boat could easily handle at least a half dozen more comfortably. The snorkel equipment was first rate as was the care provided...More

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

Thank you for your nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your private catamaran charter with us and particularly liked the time under sail. It's always nice to have guests who enjoy sailing as much as we do. Mahalo Nui Loa! Eric & Yumi, P.S....More

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Asha C
26 February 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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Melissa S
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
There is no charge for children 5 and under.
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6 June 2016|
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Prices are on the Paradise Sailing Hawaii web site. Right now there is an on-line special 10% off!
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