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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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Sail with the whales and dolphins

The winner of the Americas Cup races some years ago now takes you on whale searches, and you will... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
William A
San Diego, California
Saturday afternoon sail w/ Stars & Stripes

This was a incredibly awesome experience ! First, Shelter Island & San Diego Bay are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salt Lake City, Utah
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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
+1 619-255-4705

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The winner of the Americas Cup races some years ago now takes you on whale searches, and you will see hundreds of dolphins. Lite picnic lunch is served as you sale the Pacific Ocean on this iconic yacht.

Thank William A
Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sorry, this review should be for Next Level Sailing, not Stars & Stripes.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a incredibly awesome experience ! First, Shelter Island & San Diego Bay are beautiful places ! 2nd, the crew & staff of S&S were incredibly professional, very knowledgeable about the the sailboat & how to sail it - & letting the 12 passenger...More

Thank trekkr7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Speeding along the water was lots of fun! A much better way to see the bay and views. Neil was very helpful! I think that was his name, big sunburned guy.

Thank john g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were fortunate to sail on the Stars & Stripes at the end of the Comic Con weekend and it was a very mindful and fun experience. Seeing San Diego from the water is such a treat. This boat is exquisite and...More

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In our family we have sailors and those who prefer to sit on the beach, in a chair, reading and occasionally looking up to notice the sailors floating by on a boat - The Stars and Stripes sail delighted our entire family - Yes, even...More

Thank CKJonas
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Took the boat out on a charter had a blast! The owners are super friendly. I also thought it was a value . Highly recommend.

Thank Elliot G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was the best way to see San Diego Bay we have experienced yet, and was so much fun along the way! My friends and I felt both entertained and like we'd been part of a renewing team-building experience at the same time. I had...More

Thank SanDiego92103
Reviewed 6 July 2017

There's a reason this seems to be in the top five of locals' recommendations when visiting San Diego. Everyone on the boat had a real team focus, and ensured that everyone got a chance to participate in racing the boat. 6-year old kids, elderly men...More

Thank 77timr
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon on the Stars & Stripes. Bee gave a fantastic history of the sport of sailing and sail boats and gave us keep sakes to boot. I was personally thrilled with the day. As to the review about women being discriminated...More

Thank jw00d85
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I sailed aboard this historic and pristine racing yacht during a visit to San Diego in late June. I am an avid sailor, and must say that this is an outstanding experience and a must do for both sailors and non-sailors alike....More

Thank SDSailor82
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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.