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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion provided by Sail San Diego

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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 16/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Soak up the Southern California sunshine and unbeatable views of San Diego Harbor on an intimate sailing cruise. Mingle with a small group onboard, or invite five friends to join you and fill up the boat for a private cruise. Relax while the expert captain and crew handle the sails, and enjoy complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks as you cruise.
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You'll start at
2646 Shelter Island Dr
2646 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USACruise departs from the base of Shelter Island on Point Loma. Look for the walkway between San Diego Marine Exchange and Intrepid Boat Works
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    Harbor and Shelter Islands
    Stop: 3 hours -
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    Sail San Diego
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by Point Loma
    Pass by Coronado Bridge
    Pass by Coronado Island
    Pass by USS Midway Museum
    Pass by Seaport Village
    Pass by San Diego Convention Center
You'll end at
2646 Shelter Island Dr
2646 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USACruise departs from the base of Shelter Island on Point Loma. Look for the walkway between San Diego Marine Exchange and Intrepid Boat Works
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Highlights
  • Get amazing views of San Diego Harbor on an afternoon sailing tour
  • Max of six people for a semi-private tour (or book the boat with five friends)
  • Enjoy amenities such as polar fleece jackets, binoculars, and sunscreen
  • Toast your voyage with beer, wine, and soft drinks, included in tour
What to Expect
Depart from Shelter Island midday and set sail on the Beautiful San Diego Harbor with a max of six passengers for a personalized cruise. Enjoy fantastic views of the city skyline and coastal landmarks while an experienced crew navigates the Catalina-style sailboat through harbor traffic. If you like, set the scene by bringing your own music to play over the boat’s surround-sound system. Throughout the cruise, enjoy included snacks and sip your choice of beer, wine, or soft drinks from the onboard bar. Stay comfortable with amenities such as sunscreen and polar fleece jackets and wind gear for cooler days. Keep an eye out for native California marine life such as seals and pelicans using provided binoculars.
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Important Information
Departure Point
2646 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 3-hour sailing cruise
  • Snacks
  • Complimentary beer, non alcoholic beverages and light snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Sail San Diego
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Each booking is limited to six (6) passengers
  • You MUST call the local operator to confirm your departure time after booking. Departure times vary throughout the year. Guest must contact Sail San Diego after purchase for the exact departure time.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Liz T wrote a review 15 Sep
Denver, Colorado27 contributions1 helpful vote
Very pleasant (and sometimes exciting!) afternoon sail on a somewhat cloudy day. Enjoyed seeing and learning about various Naval ships and air operations, including the dolphin training area.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Brian G wrote a review 12 Sep
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Great afternoon of sailing. Our captain Greg was great. Great sense of humor and great sailor. We had some pretty good winds but he kept the ride comfortable all afternoon.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Gina Meadows wrote a review 6 Sep
Las Vegas, NV31 contributions
Had a great time with Captain Shawn/Sean on the afternoon sail. Sorry, don't know the spelling? He was very knowledgeable, laid back, and had a great playlist. His insight from his experience in the Navy was very interesting. I forgot to thank him for his service when we
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Nina D wrote a review Aug 2020
Chula Vista, California13 contributions6 helpful votes
What a wonderful sail today! My husband and I are older folks and have been laying low and socially distant, so it was a special treat to be out on the water, unconcerned about the world for those three hours. The boat was new, immaculate and spacious, and the sun and breeze
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Jennifer Z wrote a review Aug 2020
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I went for my birthday with a group of 6 so we had a private tour. It was incredible. Our guide Jon was so nice and super funny. He told us some awesome stories while we were sailing and made sure to show us all the hot spots with the sea lions. We can’t wait to go again. Given
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Date of experience: August 2020
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About the operator

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Treeless L
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Enjoyed Sailing in San Diego Bay
We enjoyed sailing in San Diego Bay! We had a stiff breeze which made for good sailing. John was a good sailor.
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allmaddenmom
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Wonderful morning on the water.
What a wonderful group to work with. We had the perfect morning, saw so much wildlife, learned about the military i
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mpas2rino
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So happy!! Will do this again!
This was my first time sailing and it was such a great experience. Everyone was very friendly, the boat was clean a
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bcbg2020
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Relaxing & fun!
My husband and I had a great time relaxing and enjoying some sun during our sailboat outing. It was a great experie
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briancherrick
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Relaxing, fun and safe sail
Captain Theo was awesome and amazing. We had a calm and relaxing sail everyone enjoyed. Theo is a worldy soul and h
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Ccompton3292
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Great way to enjoy San Diego.
My wife and I have enjoyed sailing with Sail San Diego numerous times. Michelle and the captains have always been p
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Companion126560
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Awesome sail
We had a superb time sailing with captain Shon. The trip was very informative and fun. Brought our grandson and he
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Martine D
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Fantastic experience
Very pleasant captain, friendly.We enjoyed our time on the water, very safe place with all the precautions taken re
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Sam C
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Return customer
I have done a number of sailing trips with Sail San Diego including their first after reopening from Covid and most
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veebeewhy
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A wonderful way to spend the day
If you are still trying to decide to book with Sail San Diego, I would encourage you to not hesitate any longer. W
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ISLEX38
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Sailing
Awesome experience with our Captain Theo.. the sail was very relaxing and fun at the same time. Can’t wait to do t
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11petel
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Beautiful day
Our cruise was wonderful! Capt. Scott was great and informative! We had two other couples and had a nice time socia
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alwaysanadv
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Very nice
We enjoyed our sunset sailing. We loved the small group. Felt like our own private tour. It was very peaceful & enj
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maryhA1365SR
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great sail
Captain Frank was awesome! We have never sailed on a sail boat before and chose this company based on price and rev
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Dennis C
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Perfect sunset sail!
We had an amazing private sunset sail with Captain Frank. The boat was the perfect size for our family group of 11
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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