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Monterey Bay Sailing

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Address: 78 Old Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 831-372-7245
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Description: Sail with confidence on world famous Monterey Bay. Monterey hosts the most...
Sail with confidence on world famous Monterey Bay. Monterey hosts the most bio-dense and bio-diverse ecosystem on the U.S. Pacific coast. Whether you are a complete novice trying sailing for the first time, or an experienced ocean veteran ready to take your seamanship to a higher level, we offer American Sailing Association (ASA) classes taught to your skill level. Monterey Sailing Monterey Bay Sailing is a professional sailing organization established in 1998 whose mission is to offer residents of the Monterey Peninsula communities and visitors an affordable opportunity to sail the central coast. Marine mammals seen frequently include grey, blue and humpback whales who blow, or breach as they migrate with their calves. Sea otters, dolphin and vocal sea lions enjoy one of the most pristine areas of the entire Pacific. On cruises, all sailors are offered a chance to take the helm and discover the grace and beauty of a boat under sail. Choose a captained cruise for a more relaxing voyage in the world's second largest marine sanctuary. Cruises are safe, affordable, family fun for all ages. For sailors who want to become active in the sport, a membership in Monterey Bay Sailing Club reduces the cost of certification courses and bareboat rentals by 50 - 70%. Bareboat rentals are available for non-members who are certified and qualified to bareboat. The Monterey Bay Sailing fleet offers a selection of boats suited to the local conditions. The local conditions are a sailors paradise. Typically, 345 plus days of good to excellent sailing conditions predominate annually. The prevailing west to northwest wind ranges predictably from 8-15 knots. The ASA sailing school is instructed by professional sailors with decades of experience. ASA certifications are valid for life and recognized internationally. We are dedicated to teaching safety and seamanship and give you the confidence to fulfill your sailing goals and dreams.
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What a fun time! From start to finish Townsend shared his story about his trip across the Pacific Ocean with a fascinating tale of courage in the face of fear. We sailed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Seaside, California
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Seaside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

What a fun time! From start to finish Townsend shared his story about his trip across the Pacific Ocean with a fascinating tale of courage in the face of fear. We sailed seamlessly out into the sea recently illuminated by a rare plankton in which the water shined with a bright aqua-essence that itself was a celebration. My 10 year... More 

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Elk Grove, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed the Romantic Sunset Appetizer Cruise and enjoyed it very much. Our captain was awesome and gave us great ideas for dinners and lots of information on Monterey. We will do it again when we visit Monterey again in the future. The water was calm and the experience is one to remember forever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great place to charter a sailing trip. Took the two hour tour. The captain was great, gave some information about the boat and sailing and the area. He was not over talkative but answered questions when asked. We were there to enjoy the peace of the ocean and sailing. Highly recommended.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had a blast sailing in the bay with Bryce. He was a terrific host and provided nice stories and good restaurant suggestions, along with steering us through smooth water.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

When I called to make the reservation, I asked about the sunset dinner cruise. I explained that this is a birthday cruise, but my husband doesn't eat fish. I received a rather gruff response with, "yeah, we can do chicken strips, I guess." Okay, that didn't sound very comforting. Also, it was nearly impossible to understand anything that was said.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Horrendous service. We were scheduled to take the 430 p.m. cruise and called ahead to notify them that we would be late and would like to reschedule to either the sunset cruise or the first cruise available the following morning. However, they told us that we would have to wait at the office until the captain came back which was... More 

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Monterey_Bay_Sailing, Manager at Monterey Bay Sailing, responded to this review

Our raincheck policy, which everyone receives with their booking confirmation, states that we don't give refunds for a NO SCHOW reservation, but we give customers a Rain Check to either re-book a reservation for the future, or the same day. No rain checks or refunds will be issued for cancellation of reservations made with rain checks. Rain checks may be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

The captain was very nice and friendly but I asked for a sailing trip that isn't going to go over "choppy" waters since my older parents were going with us and my dad gets sea sick easily. I spoke with an older gentlemen on the phone and he said it wouldn't be "choppy". So I booked a 2 hour sunset... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

To own a boat. Why bother? MBS took all the hassle out of sailing and boat ownership. My son and i enjoyed an outstanding two hour sail on Monterey Bay with the very capable and cheerful Bryce. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. We live in Monterey and I am going to add this to my list of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Great time. Very relaxing. The boat operator was very knowledgeable. Awesome price. Got to see some wildlife.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Captain Dutch was very informative in every aspect of this trip from the sights to the native sea life to the actual sailing of the boat. Dutch was also flexible with the cruise times would definitely recommend you put this on your list of things to do if you are in Monteray!!!

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Address: 78 Old Fisherman's Wharf #1, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 831-372-7245
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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