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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

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“captain lynn”(66 reviews)
“san diego bay”(102 reviews)
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...more
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1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
+1 619-255-4705
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Loads of fun on the 1992 Americas cup boat. Active participation with rigging and sailing this beautiful sail boat. The massive sail is impressive. The crew is great and goes the distance to make sure everyone has a good time.

1  Thank jackn128
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I am a long time sailor of small boats so when I get a chance to go out on a classic big boat I jump. This boat was involved in the '92 America's cup. It's a racing machine and yet the ride on the water...More

1  Thank DoryGuy
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I had a sail boat many years ago. A San Juan 24’ named Sun Shine Express. How I loved to sail. I had to sell her and many years later I bought a smaller sail boat. Fun but not as exciting. To the point, we...More

1  Thank Jean M
Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to provide an excellent review of our America's Cup experience. We enjoyed having you on board Stars & Stripes.

Reviewed 19 July 2018

Just stepping on the boat was amazing, being able to raise the mainsail, trim the headsail and drive the yacht was a bucket list leader for me. Awesome crew, great views and pretty good speed for a big boat. Daughter had a great time. Loved...More

Thank Joe D
Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks for the comprehensive review of sailing aboard Stars & Stripe on San Diego Bay and good to know your daughter also had fun.

Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a great way to see San Diego's Big Bay and have fun doing it. Don't worry that you are going to get thrashed around and seasick unless it is a super, super, SUPER windy day and there are huge white caps all over...More

2  Thank boxingpam
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Be sure to arrive 30 minutes before the sail and take advantage of the history of the American Cup. You can tell that the Crew that works on the sail boat LOVES what they do. We took both our teenage sons (13 &16) they had...More

1  Thank Bridgette S
Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thanks for the great review and glad to hear that the teenagers had fun. We look forward to having you back next year.

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Great time, weather always perfect in SD. Wonderful views of the city, harbor, Midway, Coronado, and all the boats on the water. Very fun (and safe). The Captain (Lynn) and crew made everyone feel part of the crew. Seeing the other America's cup boat (Il...More

Thank Mark R
Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to give future travelers an excellent overview of our venue. We hope to see you back on board one of our America's Cup racing yachts in the near future.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Four of us had a wonderful afternoon on Stars & Stripes USA-11. All of the crew and support staff were outstanding. We would recommend this without a doubt - it was the highlight of our week in San Diego. Bill, MaryLynn, Joe, and Peggy.

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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for your comments and we're happy that could provide a memorable event for your trip to San Diego.

Reviewed 7 June 2018

We had a wonderful time out on the Bay with the Stars and Stripes. Everyone was so nice and professional. They love sailing and it shows! We could do as much or as little as we wanted. Everyone was knowledgeable and the history is really...More

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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for your review and it's good to know we are offering an enjoyable San Diego experience.

Reviewed 3 June 2018

The brief talk on the history of the America's Cup race was a great way to start the experience! The sail was fabulous! The host and hostess made sure that everyone was comfortable and they allowed anyone who had an interest to participate as a...More

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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thanks for such a thorough review of our experience.

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4 August 2017|
Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
$125 for adults and $75 for 18 & under.
Katie T
3 August 2017|
Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
We have the required US Coast Guard off-shore life jacket Type 1 PFD for persons weighing more than 90 pounds. It would probably not fit anyone over about a 250 pounds.
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.