The Best Crew and The Best Snorkel Tour
What Makes Us Different?
Our crew is the secret behind our 30+ years of success and the best Maui snokeling. The Maui Magic crew is the true “Spirt of Aloha”. This crew is hands down the best on the island. Simply put, they love what they do and it shows. Priding themselves in providing a memorable experience and making you feel like family or Ohana as we like to say. Our crew is well-trained, knowledgeable and accommodating. They provide a one-on-one service to each and every person on our snorkeling tour. They are dedicated to provide everyone onboard with lots of fun and a truly unique Hawaiian snorkel adventure!
Hometown: Salem, OR
Captain Charlene has been a dedicated captain with Maui Classic Charters since 1987, longer than any other member of our team. She has crewed on several of our former vessels including the Teragram, the original Four Winds, and the Lavengro. Charlene now captains exclusively on the Maui Magic. Charlene was at one time the Hawaii State Women’s Slalom Windsurfer Champion.
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Hailing originally from Canada and then Arizona, Brennan has been with us since 1995. He serves as Captain on both of our boats, the Maui Magic and the Four Winds II. Known by Maui Classic Charters as our “Can Do” guy, Brennan is responsible for keeping our boats in tip-top shape. Brennan enjoys water skiing and mountain climbing in his free time.
Hometown: Eugene, OR
You’re in for an adventure when Captain Jason is on board. He is known as our very own “MacGyver”, prepared for any situation. Jason has been with us since 1998 and captains both the Maui Magic and the Four Winds II. He is in charge of teaching our crew Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED. He’s also qualified in Wilderness & Remote First Aid.
Hometown: Santa Maria, CA
Marcella is our amazing SNUBA instructor on the Maui Magic. She started working for our company in 2004. Marcella spent 7 years as a Hotshot wild land fire fighter for the forest service. When she’s not out on the water, you can find Marcella surfing, hiking, SNUBA, Scuba diving, snowboarding, or walking her two Portuguese water dogs on the beach. We are lucky to have her and she does a great job with the SNUBA program!
Hometown: Maui, Hawaii
Ana is full of team spirit! Born and raised on Maui, she’s one of a kind! You can find this Maui girl surfing when she’s not working hard on the Maui Magic. Not only does she enjoy catching waves, but she’s a big food connoisseur, loves the Cubs, and enjoys hiking all the gorgeous locations around the island. She’s an adventure seeker, which is why she’s perfect on the Maui Magic!
Hometown: Wharton, NJ
Alex has been with us since 2013. Looking for a warm place to call home, Alex made the move to Maui in 2007 and hasn’t regretted it one bit. Having always been captivated by the ocean, ironically Alex hates the beach! During his free time Alex enjoys scuba diving, reading classic literature and hiking.
Hometown: Bloomer, WI
This Packer’s fan from Wisconsin is easy to spot, being a 6’ 1” tall and strawberry blonde. Katie plays a dual role for Maui Classic Charters, serving as First Mate aboard the Maui Magic two days a week and handling reservations at the corporate office. Katie is known on the boat for getting along famously with the youngsters. During her free time, you can see Katie at the beach or golfing. We have been thrilled to have Katie as part of our “ohana” since 2005.
Hometown: China Village, Maine
Originally from China Village, Maine, Sam has been working on boats since 2013. In Maine, he enjoyed whale watching and lobster fishing in the frigid North Atlantic waters, until he couldn’t take the cold any longer and made his way to Maui in the fall of 2016. On his days off you can often find him on adventures with his puppy (Sailor), at a pub trivia night somewhere in Kihei, or grocery shopping.
Hometown: Bend, OR
Alicia has been with Maui Classic Charters since 2013. She is a long time visitor who came annually to see her Grandmother and Aunt who live on the island. She eventually grew tired of the cold weather and moved here permanently. Alicia can be found working on both the Maui Magic and Four Winds. In her down time she enjoys all Maui has to offer and loves hiking, camping, diving and surfing.