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Explore Sailing - America's Cup Sailing Experience

Wharf 9, King Street Wharf, | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9660 9133
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Experience the thrill of sailing onboard an actual America's Cup class yacht, AUS21 or AUS40! A must for sailing enthusiasts and perfect for anyone looking for a fun and adventurous way to explore Sydney Harbour. On the day of your 2.5 hour America's Cup sailing experience, you’ll be welcomed onboard the yacht in Darling Harbour and a safety briefing will be presented by our professional sailing crew. Before long, the sails are hoisted and it’s time to set sail from underneath the stunning Harbour Bridge and onwards towards Manly, past some of the most famous landmarks in the world! Glide under the Harbour Bridge and past the famous Sydney Opera House and watch the city skyline fade in the distance as we power our way around magnificent Sydney Harbour.
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Wharf 9, King Street Wharf, | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9660 9133

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very well run event/tour. The crew are very professional and encourage participation. It's always a good group of tourists and local sailing the best harbour in the world. Any day is great but Wednesday's sees the yacht participate in a race so it has a...More

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Amazing day out on the water around Sydney harbour. I had booked to go on just a sailing, this was changed by Explore sailing to the next day which was a wednesday and race day. I enjoyed this day so much, racing lots of other...More

Thank Bluebell392
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous 2 hour twilight sail around Sydney Harbor. The crew was fantastic and we each had a chance to take the helm if we wanted. We got a hands on experience working the cranks while under sail, and heard about history and...More

Thank MW202
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We went out sailing for 2 hours and it was amazing! It was a clear day and the crew were fantastic (the Captain, Pete, Marcus and ?mouse... I think??). We all got a chance to assist with sailing and driving the boat which was amazing....More

Thank TeganPlunkett
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

What a great way to see the harbor! We were lucky enough to be there on a race day & were able to participate in the excitement. The crew was knowledgeable & friendly (special shout out to Marcus!) & made sure everyone on board was...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

4 hour race on the harbor with these guys went miles beyond expectation. Quality boat crewed by a bunch of excellent guys. A much more interactive way to see the best harbor in the world than a boring cruise boat. We were involved in helping...More

Thank Milko J
Reviewed 31 March 2017

An 'epic' sail sailing around Sydney Harbour on this great America's Cup yacht was an experience never to be forgotten. The crew were very experienced and great fun. It really was a sail of a lifetime.

Thank iansL5716TG
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Combine a fantastic sunny day of 28 degrees with moderate winds and there is only one place to be.....on Sydney Harbour on a fast sailing yacht. The crew are experts in their field and engage with you to assist in the sailing. You even get...More

1  Thank Pathfinder101
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I had an amazing time sailing around Sydney Harbour in an America's Cup yacht on Saturday afternoon. The crew were very knowledgeable and our safety was their primary concern. Having said that it was also a lot of fun because you were able to participate...More

1  Thank AMac305
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Australia. Great group of sailors and team members from other countries. Harbour was beautiful for our Wednesday race day. I even saved my souvenir cannister from my Life vest! Fun times. Thanks Sam & Marsha from Missouri...More

Thank dagowifetravels
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