Captain Gabe

Position: Captain, Director of Operations

Held Captain’s License Since: 2010

Lived On Maui Since: 2007

Worked For Trilogy Since: 2007

Originally From: Northwestern Washington

Has Also Lived In: Hermosa Beach, California, Portland, Orego, Austria

Has Also Worked As: Roofer, Restaurant Owner, Hula Dancer, Underwear Model

Favorite Place in Maui: Hana

Most exotic place you’ve ever had a passenger from: Nome, Alaska

Craziest Outing You’ve Ever Had: I think it’s a tossup between being surrounded by pilot whales as they hunted mahimahi before one of them jumped out of the water with it in their mouth, OR, coming to work early in the morning for an exclusive trip to find out that we were doing a top secret Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot on the boat.

Favorite Snorkel Spot: Mala Ramp

Where Do YOU Go On Vacation: Tahiti, or anywhere there is no cell phone service and good waves!

Hobbies/What You Do On A Day Off: I used to surf, but now I change diapers…

Favorite Restaurant in Maui: Flatbread Pizza…order the “Mopsy”!

Best Part About Working For Trilogy: Our wonderful ohana and getting to wear board shorts to work every day.

Suggestions For Passengers on First Trilogy Trip: Don’t forget to fully charge your camera batteries before you come out!

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.