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O’Neill Yacht Charters

275 Lake Ave, L Dock at the Santa Cruz Harbor, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4639
+1 831-818-3645
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i would recommend this over the caminae boat- the oniell charter is very good

this awesome boat sails very fast and smooth- in fact I am going to rent this boat to scatter my... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Will S
Great sunset sail

We were a family with adults, teens and elder grandparents—all enjoyed the trip! The 1.5 hours was... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Sacramento, CA
via mobile
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Experience an exciting sailing adventure aboard the luxurious 65' Team O'Neill catamaran on the Monterey Bay! Sailing activities include afternoon cruises, sunset sails, local wine and beer tastings, seasonal firework cruises, live music sails and wildlife tours, each offering an exceptionally smooth and thrilling experience. Sailing enthusiasts and newbies alike will enjoy sailing along the Santa Cruz coastline, whether it's a family day out on a public sail or special occasion aboard a private charter.
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275 Lake Ave, L Dock at the Santa Cruz Harbor, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4639
+1 831-818-3645

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

this awesome boat sails very fast and smooth- in fact I am going to rent this boat to scatter my brothers ashes when the weather gets better- I'd choose this over any other boat for hire (sailboaat0

Thank Will S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were a family with adults, teens and elder grandparents—all enjoyed the trip! The 1.5 hours was about perfect. The catamaran is huge and easy to walk around even for my 75 year old mother. The teens loved hanging out at the bow of the...More

Thank LoriKSacto
Reviewed 14 August 2017

O'Neill Yacht Charters not only has the biggest and most comfortable boat but the crew is unbeatable. Amazing attitudes and service on every visit! See dolphins, whales, sea otters, sea lions, jelly fish etc on the trips. Yesterday we had the pleasure of watching humpback...More

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

So - weather wasn't great and we didn't see a sunset. Didn't matter. The captain and crew were incredible and the boat was the best. Cocktails, blankets- I had three teenager/young adults with me and they even had the best time. I had emailed some...More

Thank pattyrogers64
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My husband & I couldn't be happier we made it on their Charter w/ our 4 yr old son. It was my husband & sons first time on a catamaran; they LOVED it. Captain Mike even let our son steer for a few minutes! We...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The local beer sampling cruise was fun and the beer was excellent! The crew was great and we had the bonus of seeing a whale! You should definitely bring a jacket as it can be pretty cool on the water, even in July! We had...More

Thank sam715342
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Large cat, good wine and beer cheap and added bonus of seeing humpback whales close up. Dress warm, but they have blankets just in case.

Thank John C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Pleasant sail with wine and cheese, bread, and fruit. We were lucky to see 3 whales as we cruised around Santa Cruz Bay. Friendly crew and we had beautiful weather. We had a very nice sail. My only issue was finding the dock. My GPS...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Just a really nice way to spend some time on the bay! We had beautiful weather. Not a lot of sea life this time, but great just the same.

Thank robindawn
Reviewed 18 May 2017

On May 13, 2017 our family enjoyed a wonderful cruise on Monterey Bay. What a delight! The O"Neill boat is beautiful and the crew friendly and helpful. The captain was terrific and calm, making it look easy to navigate through some of the wind. Fun!...More

Thank DonnaandRick
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Questions & Answers
Brenda H
9 June 2016|
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Response from OYC_1952 | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, Thank you for your question and we'd love to have your group aboard! For our public sails, the cost is $20-40 per person, depending on the type of sail that you book for. If you're looking to do a private event... More
24 May 2015|
Response from OYC_1952 | Property representative |
Hi Judy, Thank you for your question! Our public sail tickets range in price from $20 to $40 depending on the event. If inquiring about a private charter, please contact us directly via phone or email, or check out our... More