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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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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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it was fun id never done that before and its was great i want to get on sail boat more often now! thanks for the wine and the time i have a good time and my family

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

it was fun id never done that before and its was great i want to get on sail boat more often now! thanks for the wine and the time i have a good time and my family

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We took a late morning tour (2 hrs) with our two teens. The weather was great and we had a great sailing experience. My daughter was a bit scared at first, but our experienced captain made us all feel safe. Half way through the trip, my daughter was at the front of the boat, feet hanging over the water, yelling:... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Booked a sunset/ appetizer cruise while in Monterey and thoroughly enjoyed it. The weather didn't cooperate (was a bit chilly and overcast so no sunset;) but our captain kept us entertained and made it a great experience. If you enjoy the open water and are in Monterey, I wouldn't hesitate to book a trip.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My adult daughter and I booked in advance and had a great dinner at sunset as part of her 21st birthday. The weather was perfect and the sunset was so impressive that captain Bryce was taking pictures of it! The evening was so wonderful. Thank you MBS

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Atlantic Highlands, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband, daughter, and I enjoyed a sunset sail with Bryce. It was cloudy so alas we did not have a sunset to admire, but the sail was oh so sweeeet. We enjoyed hearing about Bryce's adventures. We also appreciated the "white-glove" service for dinner. Bryce recommended a "locals" restaurant and called and made a reservation for us. Monterey's Fish... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a wonderful time with Cap. Dutch in The Willow. We'd booked a private sunset cruise with our two children (7 & 2 years old), and being that it was the kids first time on a sail boat, we really didn't know what to expect. Our daughter (the 7 yr old) freaked out, but the easy going, calm personality... More 

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

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

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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