Captain & Crew


Paul Noury

Paul Noury is a United States Coast Guard 100 ton licensed Captain. He has been living in the Santa Barbara Harbor and cruising the Channel Islands since 1993. Paul started sailing as a child in his native France, was a sailing instructor in the French Army and is now living with his wife on Grand Times, their classic 57 ft Grand Banks, which they charter as part of Le Grand Bleu. Paul has extensive captaining and cruising experience on the entire east and west coasts of the United States, as well as Mexico, Central America, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean Sea. Paul's previous work includes Activities Director for the Four Seasons Resort and well as Operations Director for Adventours Outdoor Excursions, giving him an edge on running a first class charter operation. With a degree in Physical Education, Paul loves sharing his extensive knowledge and passion for mother nature and ocean adventures, whether they be by yacht, kayak, paddle board or tender.

"Thanks for an awesome evening! It is a pleasure to know you three!…."Grand Times"…perfect name!