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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

1551 Shelter Island Drive, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
+1 619-255-4705
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Wonderful time on the water

The boat is beautiful and the crew friendly and enthusiastic. We tacked up and down the harbor... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ned_June2017
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Boston, Massachusetts
Exciting and spectacular!

I highly recommend this sail - very well organized with an interesting history presentation prior... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annabaker423
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San Diego, California
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Public and private 3 hour sails aboard Stars & Stripes USA-11, the authentic 1992 America's Cup racing yacht sailed by Dennis Conner. 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 (no additional taxes or fees) of $125 for adults & $75 for children (5-18) is the best value and most exciting venue on San Diego Bay.
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1551 Shelter Island Drive, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
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Reviewed yesterday

The boat is beautiful and the crew friendly and enthusiastic. We tacked up and down the harbor making 10 knots in light wind with coaching and commentary from the skipper. The shore team were extraordinarily helpful, tracking us down from photographs to return binoculars we...More

Thank Ned_June2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend this sail - very well organized with an interesting history presentation prior to sailing. Crew is professional and friendly and the boat is amazing. Anyone visiting San Diego should make this activity a "MUST DO"! I live in San Diego, but plan...More

Thank annabaker423
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I won this trip at a school auction!! This sailing trip was fantastic!! The crew was super friendly!! I loved being involved with the sailing aspect of the trip!! I will definitely do this again!! Thanks To all the crew & Bee!!

Thank 765bonnier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well organized and informative. I enjoyed how they had everyone participate in the grinding and setting up the sails.

1  Thank TonyRamosJunior
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 18 of us and we had a great time. I was the first time sailing for most of us, and the crew were very caring and professional. They know their trade and the SD harbor extremely well, so they were also great tour...More

Thank shashank d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the afternoon yesterday with the family (wife and 3 adult children) sailing the San Diego Bay on the Stars and Stripes. It was a fantastic experience which greatly exceeded our expectations. The weather was perfect for sailing and we were able get up to...More

Thank danielmcgillivray365
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are looking for truly unique way to experience San Diego Bay, I would highly recommend sailing on the Stars and Stripes! The ship is amazing, responsive and smooth and the crew is fabulous! It doesn't get better than that!

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the best adventure experience in San Diego. Well worth your time. San Diego, the home of Dennis Conner and port of call for two America's Cup races, has this amazing boat from the 1992 campaign. The boat is big, impressive, and staffed with...More

Thank danoadvent
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lynn and Bea are top notch. Bea is a walking encyclopedia when it comes to Americas Cup racing. Very informative and great sailing!!!!

Thank DennisDallas
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

You got to do this if you are in san Diego.i had so much fun with the crew and other people. So hope I can can go again soon. it's worth it

Thank John K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
sawbone
Are there bathrooms?
15 February 2017|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
As an authentic America's Cup racing yacht, there are no bathrooms, beds, galleys or other conveniences on board. Just a marine head for emergencies.
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MissEnzyme
We are visiting San Diego on March 10-12. What is the weather like on the water at this time of year?
26 January 2017|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
The average high in March is 66 with about 1.5 inches of rain for the month. Last March, we sailed 18 times and had 1 day rained out. You should dress in layers as it will be cool in the shade and warm in the sun.
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dacott
what is cancellation policy?
12 September 2016|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
100% refund up to 24 hours prior to the sail.
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