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Bella Monterey Bay

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Address: 32 Cannery Row #8, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 818-822-2390
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: 47'Luxury Italian Racer Cruiser sailing yacht for your personal and...
47'Luxury Italian Racer Cruiser sailing yacht for your personal and intimate pleasure for sailing our beautiful Monterey Bay Sanctuary. Bring all your own goodies and party with Bella on the Bay Monterey. All amenity's you will need on board. Only 6 guests per cruise for our groups so its spacious and intimate. Or private Charters for up to 6 max. Please! its just me and my boat so if I don't answer right away leave me a message and I will return the call as soon as I am able. Thanks Your Captain Christian...;) My Whale watch trip is 4 hours and goes from 10am til 2pm its my half day special for 650.00 for up to 6 total guests. You bring your own lunch and goodies for the trip, beer and wine is OK too. Its private only so it would just be you guys . We will see whales almost for sure on my half day special and plenty of time to enjoy them . The seas and wind is usually calm in the morning and will pick up typically around 12 or so for a great sail coming home. My 2 hour group sales are 85.00 per person and go from 2 to 4 or 4 to 6. You also can bring your own beer and wine and snacks if you wish. On the 2 hour sails we see whales and dolphins all the time but there are definitely no guarantees to see everything every time because they need to be in the area we are sailing and close enough to get to them in the one hour out that we sail. We are blessed to have some whales here year round and plenty of Dolphins come through all year too. My private sails are 175.00 an hour with a 2 hour minimum for up to 6 total guest and we could go any time that I am not already scheduled. Again you can bring your own goodies aboard .On the 2 hour sails we see whales and dolphins all the time but there are definitely no guarantees to see everything every time because they need to be in the area we are sailing and close enough to get to them in the one hour out that we sail. Hope to see ya here for something . Thanks You Your Captain Christian....:) PS The evening sail is rare to see whales..
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Amazing day on the water!! Awesome boat and capitan!!

This was our family first time sailing and we can't wait to sail again!! Christian was both a great captain and "cruise director" making us "land lubbers" very comfortable as we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This was our family first time sailing and we can't wait to sail again!! Christian was both a great captain and "cruise director" making us "land lubbers" very comfortable as we set sail and headed out into the bay / pacific. The boat was beautiful and Christian was an awesome captain - in complete control of the boat and assured... More 

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I booked this trip for my wife's birthday, we took the 4 hour private charter. From the time we stepped onto the boat until we hit the dock again we were treated as long lost friends. Christian was very personable and friendly and made sure our time with him very enjoyable. Christian asked as we head out of the harbor... More 

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

That half a day with Christian on his "Grand Soleil" was just pure magic. Christian welcomed us like family. His boat is large and fast and comfortable. We were a little worried about our chances to see whales or dolphins... not for long. After 1 hour to reach the good spot, there we go! One, two... five whales appeared, one... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Did a 3 hour private charter. Very pleasant sailing experience. We saw a LOT of whales -- more and at closer range we've seen in many years of whale watching trips on Maui. Also saw sea lions and an otter. Captain Christian was a good host and upon learning that I had some sailing experience, he let me take the... More 

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Atlanta, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

If you are looking for a whale tour in Monterey, this IS the ONE to take. My family took the 4 hour tour and we throughly enjoyed the whole time. Captain Christian welcomed us onto his boat (he actually lives on the boat) and treated us as if we were part of his family. He only takes small groups so... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My husband surprised me with this great sailing trip. Our captain was very personable and we could see his passion for sailing. A very unexpected surprise were the many whales we encountered on our 2 hour trip. It was very exciting to see them come so close to the boat. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity and we... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We just had the greatest experience today sailing on Monterey Bay with Captain Christian. We took the 4 hour tour and were not disappointed in any way, shape, or form. Christian was great! He is very friendly, welcoming, and you can tell, really loves his profession. He has as good of time as his passengers. We saw numerous whales on... More 

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Milwaukee, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Took a 2 our sail recently. Had a great time. It was a bit windy; however, and unfortunately we did not see any whales or dolphins, but still had a great time on the water. Captain Christian was great, and made sure everyone had a good time and was comfortable. I'd recommend to anyone visiting the Monterey area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I have never been on a sailboat or the ocean much for that matter, but Christian makes you feel right at home on his sailboat. He has an amazing personality and gives an outstanding experience. This was our 6th day in Monterey and it was easily the highlight of our trip. Thanks for the great trip out Christian.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a great 4 hour trip with Christian, all arranged via text from the UK. The kids had a great time whale watching and spotting seals. On the way back they all caught some fish courtesy of the skippers great fish radar! A lovely trip out, really relaxing on a very calm ocean.

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