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Monterey Bay Sailing

78 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-7245
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Sail with confidence on world famous Monterey Bay. Monterey hosts the most bio-dense and bio-diverse ecosystem on the U.S. Pacific coast. Whether you are a complete novice trying sailing for the first time, or an experienced ocean veteran ready to take your seamanship to a higher level, we offer American Sailing Association (ASA) classes taught to your skill level. Monterey Sailing Monterey Bay Sailing is a professional sailing organization established in 1998 whose mission is to offer residents of the Monterey Peninsula communities and visitors an affordable opportunity to sail the central coast. Marine mammals seen frequently include grey, blue and humpback whales who blow, or breach as they migrate with their calves. Sea otters, dolphin and vocal sea lions enjoy one of the most pristine areas of the entire Pacific. On cruises, all sailors are offered a chance to take the helm and discover the grace and beauty of a boat under sail. Choose a captained cruise for a more relaxing voyage in the world's second largest marine sanctuary. Cruises are safe, affordable, family fun for all ages. For sailors who want to become active in the sport, a membership in Monterey Bay Sailing Club reduces the cost of certification courses and bareboat rentals by 50 - 70%. Bareboat rentals are available for non-members who are certified and qualified to bareboat. The Monterey Bay Sailing fleet offers a selection of boats suited to the local conditions. The local conditions are a sailors paradise. Typically, 345 plus days of good to excellent sailing conditions predominate annually. The prevailing west to northwest wind ranges predictably from 8-15 knots. The ASA sailing school is instructed by professional sailors with decades of experience. ASA certifications are valid for life and recognized internationally. We are dedicated to teaching safety and seamanship and give you the confidence to fulfill your sailing goals and dreams.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
78 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-7245
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Reviewed 3 days ago

lovely sunset trip on a lovely boat! felt very well looked after as I went on the appetizer trip so had yummy food on board as well! I would recommend this for a lovely evening on the water watching the sun go down and with...More

Thank deh436
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a fantastic cruise with Monterey Bay Sailing yesterday and saw the whale show of a lifetime! Been on countless whale cruises in my life and this was the best! Great captain! Fun exciting sail! Beautiful day! Plus lovely wine!

Thank Eve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic trip. Takoda was knowledgeable and entertaining. I highly recommend this trip for everyone!

Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous and fun especially if you've never sailed before. The captain even gave us a little hands on experience by allowing us to steer and loosen the ropes for the sails. Our captain was knowledgeable and friendly. He offered interesting facts on sailing and on...More

Thank Sandy9091929498
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite foggy weather and therefore no Sunset to view, we had a great time. Enjoyed the ride and the food. Whales in the distance.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful boat, very comfortable, and despite a foggy sunset we saw whales! Captain Takoda was awesome! Very personable and so good at spotting the whales! Highly recommend!!

Thank Glenda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing trip out. Our guide, Takota, was the best ever. We saw so many whales. Fun for everyone. Absolutely beautiful boat.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Takoda was a wonderful captain! I would highly recommend his trip. Very professional and made the trip a memorable one. We took a sunset cruise and got to see many whales in addition!

Thank hpronze
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, adult daughter and I had a fabulous time! We booked a 2 hour sailing and extended it another hour. Fabulous time. Don't miss out! The captain was great.

Thank mvp20
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Loved every second of it, recommend it to anyone and everyone. Polite staff, clean boat, and all around a really really good time.

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Junior J
13 February 2016|
Response from Monterey_Bay_Sailing | Property representative |
On Feb. 14, The sunset cruise boards 3:45 PM and returns 6:00. After the sun sets the ocean gets dark, cold and damp. We reccomend sticking to the hours of daylight for the best experience. Happy Valentine's Day. Other... More