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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

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Address: 1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
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+1 619-255-4705
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Public and private 3 hour sailing charters aboard the authentic 1992...

Public and private 3 hour sailing charters aboard the authentic 1992 America's Cup racing yacht, Stars & Stripes USA-11. Take the helm, grind the winches, or just hang on as this amazing high performance racer zips around San Diego Bay at twice the speed of the average sailboat. A truly unique and memorable experience. Soft drinks, water, peanuts, & pretzels are provided at no cost. You are welcome to bring your own camera, but a crew member will be taking complimentary photos & videos of all the action on board as well as the sights of San Diego Bay. After the sail, complimentary refreshments are served while viewing the days activities on our flat screen TV. The photos & videos will then be posted on Google Web Albums for free access and use. The total cost of $120 for adults & $60 for children (18 & under) is the best value and most exciting venue on San Diego Bay.

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Amazing Sailing Experience!!!!

This 1/2 day experience was truly amazing. We really enjoyed learning about the history of the America's Cup yacht from Lynn. Each guest has the opportunity to participate in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lollia62
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This 1/2 day experience was truly amazing. We really enjoyed learning about the history of the America's Cup yacht from Lynn. Each guest has the opportunity to participate in grinding or steering the yacht. Each crew member is so knowledgeable and welcoming, especially with non-sailors like us. Very fun to meet and get to know guests from all over the... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew on this boat make the experience of sailing one of the best I've had. Each guest gets a turn to sail the ship. We were able to get up to 12 kn's!

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Denver, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect but we had a great time sailing on the Stars & Stripes. Would encourage folks taking the trip to take in the informational session/movie prior to the sailing. It was very informative and set the stage for the sail. Everyone involved with the trip was very courteous, knowledgeable and helpful in getting folks to participate... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This experience far surpassed my expectations and they were pretty high! Took my husband as a special treat as he is a sailor on the East Coast. We wanted something different than his usual experience in a J-22 sailboat and the opportunity to sail in an America's Cup Yacht was too hard to pass up. The entire tour is well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time sailing. The owners, the crew were outstanding. So much fun!!! Winds picked up, sailed through two races and a fishing tournament with out a hitch. Great people and a great memory of our visit to San Diego

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first experience under sail and it was sensational, this is a must do if you are visiting San Diego weather a novice like me or an experienced sailor, its an amazing trip, with a lovely crew who took lots of time to explain everything and everyone got to help and take the helm.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love sailing then you will love this, if you are merely interested then this is probably the single best opportunity in the world to have an intro to the world of yachting. You can participate in the crewing of the boat as much or as little as you like. The owners and crew are knowledgeable about the Americas... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ever think you'd actually be on an America's Cup yacht, much less the famous Stars & Stripes? AND get to have your hands on the wheel and drive her? Yes, under guidance, but who cares! What a thrill. I was entranced, even hypnotized! What a birthday present form my wife! Lovely day, very friendly and helpful crew! Superb!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Don't miss this if you can help it. A true great sail adventure around the bay on a historic fast boat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very friendly with great customer service. Enjoyed the day very much! San Diego bay is beautiful and sailing on this boat in the bay is an experience not be missed.

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