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Carrera Sailing

Monterey Municipal Wharf #2, A-Tier, Monterey, CA 93940
+1 831-375-0648
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Great fun!!

We had a fantastic time sailing with capt. Gene Maly!! We saw a few otters and sea lions and many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sara P
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Awesome sail - highly recommend booking here!

We had a spectacular sail today! My husband and kids and I are east coast sailors (kids 14/10... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mom2tristanella
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Discover Monterey Bay Sanctuary under sail with Carrera Sailing during our nature excursions, sunset cruises or private charter tailored to your needs. We provide intimate, small group sailing, where you can participate or sit back and relax. All skippers are US Coast Guard licensed and vessels meet or exceed US Coast Guard requirements.
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Monterey Municipal Wharf #2, A-Tier, Monterey, CA 93940
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time sailing with capt. Gene Maly!! We saw a few otters and sea lions and many birds. The boys, 10/12 learned to steer with the tiller and we all enjoyed getting to know Gene...super cool guy! I would highly recommend Carrera...More

Thank Sara P
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sara P, your quick review is very much appreciated and the curious thing was that your younger son seemed to be more interested in learning how to sail than the older one, he may want to take some sailing lessons.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a spectacular sail today! My husband and kids and I are east coast sailors (kids 14/10 - and the expected level of grouchy whining) and found both boat and captain to be perfect! Gene had a great sense of humor about the typical...More

Thank mom2tristanella
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear mom2tristanella, actually the kids were not that bad and were well behaved. I am sure they ended up liking the sail and might even end up sailors (worst nighmare for moms, lol). Your fast review is very much appreciated.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I did the sunset cruise and it was great! This was my first time on a sailboat and I thought it was very enjoyable. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys the water and a beautiful sunset! Capt. Gene was very...More

Thank aparavalos13
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear aparavalos13, I am glad that both of you enjoyed the sunset cruise and it sounds like we may see you again! Thank you for your review, it is very much appreciated.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How lucky can we be for perfect waves, perfect wind, and giant sun in the distance, on our incredible sunset sail. We own a sailboat that we sail in the Bay Area and can recommend Captain Gene as a highly experienced sailor. Before starting the...More

Thank Marinlocal
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marinlocal, thank you for your great review. It was good to sail with an experienced sailors not only for the common hobby we share, but also it was good to see someone handle my boat well.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our three kids sailing with Captain Gene and it was an unforgettable experience. He was very knowledgeable on the water and pointed out things as we went. The weather was perfect and we got lucky and saw multiple whales. We will definitely sail...More

Thank Evsrj1977
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Evsrj1977, the whales were a definite plus. We have been lucky this year with the whales closer in than normal on many occasions, normally one would need a 3 hour trip to see them this time of year. Thank you for your review and...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

My wife, teenage daughter, and I had a wonderful time sailing on Monterey Bay with Captain Gene. The weather started out a bit cloudy but turned into blue sky for much of the trip. The wind was blowing about 12 knots and the seas swelled...More

Thank davidwG7747HK
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Dear Davidw, I am glad all of you enjoyed the sail and I hope it enticed you to buy a Catalina 22. When you want to sail on something larger you can always come back and sail with me. Thank you very much for your...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Thank you Captain (Master) Gene for the great sailing adventure!! We loved our afternoon out on the water! It was fun for all and everyone enjoyed the chance to sail the boat! We'll definitely be back again! LisaMore

Thank lisahughes4269
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Dear Lisa, thank you for your review and I am glad that you all had a good time, especially the kids. In today's world it is good to see kids enjoy old time activities like sailing and being out in the elements (and they did...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Can't recommend enough! Captain Gene was very fun and friendly - and even us control the rudder after we were out of the wharf. While sailing we chatted about all the different places he's been, where we've been, and other things we're up to. While...More

Thank WGeorgeCook
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear WGeorgeCook, I hope to sail with you at the end of the season as well and thank you for your great review and recommendation. I can't promise, however, that we will see a white Rizzo dolphin again, that was a special treat; in all...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

We recently went out on a 3 person private charter with Captain Gene and had a fantastic time. His communication pre-trip was wonderful, which really helped set our expectations and be prepared. During the trip, we were lucky to have perfect weather and Gene let...More

Thank sobresado
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Sobresado, I am glad you enjoyed the sail and also that the weather forecast was way off the mark and the weather cooperated. Your great review is much appreciated and I look forward to sail with all of you again, you guys sailed the boat...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

My first sailing experience was disposing of a loved one's ashes at sea. It was a difficult time, yet it was handled so professionally and respectfully by the captain that there was a sense of peace. The second and third trips out were just for...More

1  Thank tumbleweed6886
Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

It'll be good to sail with you again. Let's hope the weather cooperates and thank for your nice review.

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Nancy M
22 June 2015|
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Dear Nancy, you do not have to use valet parking. The Municipal parking lot by Old Fisherman's Wharf costs $1 per half an hour, $15 all day; the Municipal parking lot by Municipal Commercial Wharf #2 costs $1.50 per hour... More
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