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Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Santa Barbara Sailing Center
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We are Santa Barbara’s premier destination for on-the-water fun! Learn to sail, charter a sailboat with a captain, rent a variety of sail and power boats or enroll in a Liveaboard Instructional Vacation to the world-famous Channel Islands National...more
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302 W Cabrillo Blvd, East End of the Main Parking Lot Off of Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3855
+1 805-962-2826
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife booked a 2 hour sunset sail on their 48 foot catamaran prior to leaving our home in Pennsylvania. This is a very relaxing way to view the Santa Barbara coastline and view an amazing sunset on the water. Beer, Wine & Softdrinks are...More

Thank Harpo208
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 6 ppl, 2 couples and 2 toddlers 3 year olds. Check-in was easy, clean, quick, and professional. Boat was very clean and all of the staff was friendly and accommodating. Captain Quincy was Awesome! Funny and knowledgeable, helping 6 of the most un-seaworthy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been let down by a sailing cruise we had booked in San Diego and were in SB and decided to take the sunset cruise with this company and glad we did. We motored out to sea and then set sail and enjoyed cruising...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We chose this outfit because they were doing tours on Tuesday, the only day that the whale watching tour we wanted was closed. It was our only day to possibly see whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, etc. Their site mentioned that they "usually" see dolphins,...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Spencer on a Boston Whaler. Was just so much fun seeing Santa Barbara from the sea and it was fast and adrenaline filled

Thank gsutherl
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Always a great experience ! Highly recommend. We are locals and when friends visit we always take them out on the Double Dolphin for sunset sail, whale watching or coastal cruise.

Thank nadyeve
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We took a sunset cruise on our last night in my hometown of Santa Barbara. It was the perfect end to a great vacation.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

My vibrant and downright fun experience on the Double Dolphin will be fresh in my memories forever. Spencer and Brandon were our crew members who delivered impeccable service, attentive care, and made our experience wildly enjoyable for just their conversations alone! Mix their great energy...More

Thank restless_roamer_718
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We chartered a boat with Captain Quincy for 2 hours. The entire experience surpassed our expectations. The entire staff was so friendly from booking with Danica to checking in with a gentleman whose name I cannot remember to sailing with Quincy. Quincy was a wealth...More

1  Thank JannMac
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

An almost private sail (one other couple) on the Double Dolphin catamaran sailboat, which can hold 40+ passengers. Sailed in mid-afternoon a few days after Christmas, beautiful 80 degree day, no trace of devastating wildfires from prior two weeks, which may have kept some travellers...More

1  Thank kelton56
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19 July 2017|
Response from KelseaMike | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is a group activity on one of the bigger sail boats with a professional guide/team running it. But you could rent your own boat to go solo if you wanted.