One of Hawaii's premier snorkeling destinations.
64' Custom SeaRunner/Cutter rigged sailing catamaran
Built: 2010, Schooner Creek Boat Works, Portland, OR
Sails: 1,950 sq/ft working sails
Specs: 64' x 32', Draft @ DWL 5'
Capacity: Normal working capacity 60 passengers
Crew: Captain, 1st Mate, 2nd Mate, Deckhand
Other Info: Twin 350 hp Yanmar turbo diesel full electronics, covered cabin, netting forward & aft, two heads, large galley, cushioned seating inside and outside.
Tour Times: 7:00 am - 12:30 pm | 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
For many, snorkeling at Molokini Crater is a "must-do" on their Maui vacation and what better way to experience the beauty of the Hawaiian waters than on a sailing catamaran! We provide ample room on our spacious vessels and visit two snorkeling locations- the crystal clear waters of Molokini* and the remarkable shallows of the Maui coastline that is home to many Hawaiian honu (sea turtle). Not only does this give our guests additional variety, but it’s our way of avoiding some of the crowds. We provide all snorkel equipment including instruction and wetsuit tops. For those wanting to deepen their ocean adventure, we offer the upgrade of *SNUBA as well. Finally, while it's tough to beat Mom's homemade cinnamon rolls or Capt. Coon's tasty teriyaki chicken prepared by your captain for lunch, what really sets Trilogy apart is the personal attention each guest receives. So come out and discover for yourself why Trilogy has been chosen #1 sailing company on Maui for over 42 years and chosen #5 Tour in America by TripAdvisor 2015!
**There are times that the weather will make snorkeling at Molokini Crater or the Maui Coast Line undesirable and dangerous. On these days, the Captain will choose the best alternate snorkel location.
Included with Tour
- Snorkel Equipment.
-For safety purposes, we require our passengers to wear a type of flotation while snorkeling. Trilogy offers two comfortable options for guests to choose from.
- Optional SNUBA upgrade
- Personal Instruction.
- 2 snorkel sites for variety and to avoid the crowd.
- Whale Watching December - April.
- Free wetsuit tops for everyone on board.
- Breakfast with Mom's homemade cinnamon rolls & fresh fruit.
- Trilogy's famous teriyaki BBQ chicken lunch.
- Personal attention to each one of our guests.
- Non-alcoholic beverages and chilled filtered water.
- For guests ages 21 years and older, two adult premium beverages are included on the return sail!
(See Itinerary tab for more details of our meal and drink options).
* The optional SNUBA upgrade is for one dive site. Occasionally, depending on availability and weather conditions, we may offer a second SNUBA dive for an additional $40. If you are interested in this additional SNUBA dive, please ask your crew member if it is available. Find out more about SNUBA by reading our blog post
** Trilogy tours to Molokini depart from Ma'alaea Harbor which makes it a brief and enjoyable trip to the crater area. Ma'alaea Harbor is an optimal launching site for boats going to Molokini. While some boats leave from Lahaina Harbor, if you launch from Ma'alaea you avoid having to take a long, rough ride back to Lahaina after your snorkel or SNUBA. Since tradewinds often come up in the afternoon, the seas are often rougher during this time when the boat is making its return voyage, and so the shorter trip to Ma'alaea is highly preferable.
Duration: 7:00 am-12:30 pm | 8 am - 1:30 pm (5.5 hours)
Paid Parking is available along Ma'alaea Harbor for $.50 per hour. Please pay the meter for 6 hours and place the receipt on your dashboard. If using a GPS, please use this address: 11 Maalaea Harbor Road, Wailuku, HI 96793.
Check-in is at 6:45 am for the 7 am Molokini Tour at Slip #99 aboard TRILOGY V across from the Ma'alaea General Store.
Check-in is at 7:45 am for the 8am Molokini Tour at Slip #62 aboard TRILOGY II on the break wall side of the harbor.
7:00 am or 8:00 am from Ma'alaea Harbor.
(Please make sure you know which tour you are scheduled for!)
Breakfast: Mom Coon's 4th generation recipe cinnamon rolls, fresh seasonal fruit, Kona coffee, hot tea, hot cocoa & pineapple juice.
Lunch: Teriyaki grilled chicken, fresh tossed green salad with Mom's secret dressing, luau rice, and Hawaiian sweet rolls. This is a first class luncheon experience with meals served on dinner plates and silverware. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals are available only upon request when booking your reservation.
For guests ages 21 years and older, two adult premium beverages are included on the return sail! Bar Menu: Moloka‘i Mule, Lana‘i Tai, Maui Brew Co.’s Bikini Blonde Lager, Kona Brewing Co.'s Big Wave Golden Ale, & White Wine. (ID’s required to partake in Adult beverage service.)
12:30 pm | 1:30 pm at Ma'alaea Harbor
Bring your swimsuit, towel, non-aerosol sunscreen, sun protection and a light jacket or sweatshirt for the early morning. This is a barefoot sail but if you prefer to wear shoes we recommend deck shoes or rubber-soled shoes. We only except credit cards for any on-board upgrades. For more details on sunscreen, please refer to our blog post, IS YOUR SUNSCREEN REEF SAFE?
Blue Aina reef cleanup program - Trilogy parters with Surfrider Foundation to clean-up reefs around Maui
Maintaining day use mooring - For all boats in Maui county (helps save the reefs)
Eliminating overboard discharge - Trilogy is the first company in Hawaii to retrofit its boats to pump all waste onshore
Our Trilogy family takes seriously the responsibility of supporting our local Maui community and has a strong commitment to preserving our ocean and island environment. Learn more about Trilogy's involvement with the Community & Environment.
Trilogy adheres to DOLPHIN SMART Guidelines: All photos and videos were taken while viewing from a responsible distance. The dolphins or whales in these photos and videos approached the boat while the engines were in neutral or off. All underwater photos and videos of dolphins and whales were taken with a remote device while following guidelines for responsible viewing. More information on Dolphin SMART
"“Great snorkel and sail!!!!” We had the best snorkel and sail on Trilogy V... The captain and the crew were fantastic!!!!! I cannot say enough about how wonderful the service was." - casey1179