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Scotch Mist Sailing Charters

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Address: Lahaina Harbor, Slip #2, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96767
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+1 808-661-0386

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Fantastic Way to Whale Watch

We make sure to book a charter every year. The captain and crew couldn't be nicer, the boat is clean, and it is always a wonderful time. This was hands down my favorite part of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska

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Highland, Utah
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have sailed with Scotch Mist three times before this trip and were looking forward to this year's. It will be our last. The business has a new owner and a changed focus. The captain was not really interested in finding whales, but more in conversing with a passenger who also was a sailor. He tacked around so hard that... More 

Thank Tiladons1966
Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We make sure to book a charter every year. The captain and crew couldn't be nicer, the boat is clean, and it is always a wonderful time. This was hands down my favorite part of our trip. Captain Marty and Alex are fantastic, and so helpful and knowledgable. This is worth the money.

Thank alixt160
Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charter this boat every year for a sailing trip. My friends and I go out on the boat at least once per trip. GREAT FUN. Capt. Marty and Alex are so much fun. They know their stuff and they really sail! Felt very safe. They even helped me shoot a video for a song my friend and I wrote! Will... More 

Thank crossiter001
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great 4 hour sail with Captain Marty and Alex. They couldn't have been nicer, or more friendly. It was relaxing and we saw whales galore, and learned great deal about sailing and the area. I would highly recommend! February 22, 2017.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a great experience - get up and book Scotch mist whale watch trip Capation and crew friendly and helpful You will see whales in February and the sail is quiet and fun We only had eight on our sail so boat was not crowded - that is lucky break as ship is usually filled - secret for... More 

Thank Keith T
Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

In mid February, 2017, my wife and I had the pleasure of experiencing a wonderful 2 hour expedition off the coast of Lahaina aboard the Scotch Mist II. While billed as a whale watching excursion, we had signed up primarily for the actual sailing experience, and Skipper Marty & mate Alex did not disappoint. The trip had been originally scheduled... More 

Thank Caffeine_Joe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Marty and Alex were phenomenal! We did the late whale watching tour with champagne and beer. Both Marty and Alex were very friendly and helpful. We seen several whales, but even if we had not seen a single whale, the trip alone was worth the price. I've been on sailing sunset cruises before, but never actually under sail. My past... More 

Thank Mark B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We went out on the champagne and chocolate sunset cruise, With the Scotch Mist II, on January, 21 2017 and had an amazing time! The Captain Marty and crew Alex, were very fun and entertaining. The cruise last approximately 2 hours and offers, champagne, different flavors of beers (Longboard, Fire Rock Pale Ale, etc.), sodas and chocolates. There isn't a... More 

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St. Jacobs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great afternoon excursion, went with the family. Unfortunately the wind did not co-operate so the sail part was limited. However we still had a great time, had a whale sighting. Crew is very friendly and informative. Would go again.

Thank slwaechter
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We have sailed with the Scotch Mist II 5 times. They were always great and very friendly and we always enjoyed ourselves. We were told that they recently changed hands. This trip was disappointing. The captain and mate were ok but it seemed more like work and weren't really interested in making it enjoyable for guests. It was a very... More 

Thank Mary M

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