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Honolulu Sailing Co.

Kewalo Basin Marina, 1125 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96881
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Mike is the Best Skipper in the Islands

My husband and I have chartered with Mike Mickelwait 4 times over the past 5 years. We have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carolstratford2002
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Los Altos, California
STAY AWAY FOR HONOLULU SAILING AND MIKE MICKELWAIT AT ALL COSTS! ! ! !

Rather than tell you, here is the email that I sent Mike... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
CoolGrace
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Denver, Colorado
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1 week ago
“Mike is the Best Skipper in the Islands”
3 Nov 2017
“STAY AWAY FOR HONOLULU SAILING AND MIKE MICKELWAIT AT ALL COSTS! ! ! !”
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Honolulu Sailing co. Offers the following sailing excursions for small private parties: Sailing and snorkeling to see turtles, coral and tropical fish. Sail to captains favorite surfspots, boards supplied. Sail and sightsee offshore of Waikiki,and...more
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Kewalo Basin Marina, 1125 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96881
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have chartered with Mike Mickelwait 4 times over the past 5 years. We have thoroughly enjoyed all these charter trips - two times to Maui/Molokai/Lanai and twice around Oahu. As someone who grew up sailing in California and sailed briefly in...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Rather than tell you, here is the email that I sent Mike: Hi Kim and Mike -- Kim has asked me to provide a list of issues with our cruise -- This is my list, if our guests have anything to add to it, I...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Mike and Honolulu Sailing is very disorganised, got our start date wrong, and the quality of the yacht and information he provided was poor e.g. the engine raw water pump was leaking the whole trip, ports and hatches would not stay open and hence the...More

7  Thank poc999
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mike m, Owner at Honolulu Sailing Co., responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

As entered in another response as this person has sent not just one but 3 negative reviews the starting date was correct after reviewing all emails. The few opening ports can easily be made to stay open when at anchor with just about anything avaialble...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

This was my first sail of the deep blue seas in Hawaii and I thoroughly enjoyed it with my fiancé Aaron. Almost 4 hours sailing from Kewalo Basin Harbour was an absolute dream. Captain Paul was entertaining and very obliging. We both can't wait to...More

4  Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

Really enjoyed our sail, the waters off Honolulu are beautiful and the Beneteau rides nicely through the waves. Had a ton of fun and I really appreciate you letting Linda sail (steer) the boat to Diamond Head and back. Everything was super, we will follow...More

2  Thank Sims A
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

I am not commenting on crewed trip, which I am sure is satisfactory. I rented a sailboat from this establishment to crew on my own. By far, it was the dirtiest boat i have ever rented. It wasn't trashed, per se, but it wasn't cleaned...More

11  Thank aprilgirl415
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mike m, Owner at Honolulu Sailing Co., responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Difficult time for me and my business then as I had a wife who was dying of cancer.

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Rosa V
24 January 2018|
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Response from Molly O |
Hi there Rosa, yes they have two complaints with the BBB both regarding problem with the product / service. In our particular complaint Mike Mickelwait failed to make a good faith effort to resolve our issue. We are now... More
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