Captain Riley

Position: Captain and West Maui Operations Manager

Held Captain’s License Since: 2010

Lived on Maui Since: Birth (1986)

Have Also Lived In: Santa Clara, California

Worked For Trilogy Since: When I was child I would help my mom bake the cinnamon rolls of Saturdays. During middle school and throughout high school I worked with the maintenance team fixing the boats and working on other boat related projects. I started crewing on the boat from age 14 and worked as crew on and off during breaks from school and weekends. I received by Captain’s License in September of2010 and began moving into management in the fall of 2012.

Have Also Worked As: A fishing guide on an 81 ft. luxury live-aboard vessel in Southeastern Alaska.

Favorite Place on Maui: Kula

Favorite Snorkel Spot: Hulopo’e Bay

Most Exotic Place You’ve Had A Passenger From: Israel

Craziest Trilogy Outing You’ve Ever Had: Just last week on a whale watch we had a full-grown humpbackwhale breach fully out of the water only 40 feet away from the boat. I got wet from the splash! It was so amazing it made a grown mad (with a handlebar mustache I might add) cry.

Where do YOU go on vacation? Snowy places, other Pacific Islands, Alaska

What do you do on a day off? Day off? There’s no such thing as a day off when you’re getting married in a month! (April 7, 2013)

Favorite Restaurant on Maui: Mama’s Fish House

Best Part About Working For Trilogy: It’s in my blood. It is truly a legacy that blows me away and I am proud to carry on the family business.

Suggestion For Passengers Aboard Their First Trilogy Trip: Get ready to make memories of a lifetime.

Trilogy Excursions

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