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Address: 32 Cannery Row #8, Monterey, CA
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...;)
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#1 Must Do in Monterey, CA

We went on a private whale watching excursion with Captain Christian in August 2014. It was just the Captain, myself, my wife, and my 16-year-old daughter. It was a surprise... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We went on a private whale watching excursion with Captain Christian in August 2014. It was just the Captain, myself, my wife, and my 16-year-old daughter. It was a surprise Sweet 16 birthday present for her. The reason I booked this trip with Captain Christian/Bella Bay Monterey was the direct result of numerous top rated reviews on Trip Advisor. It... More 

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Morgan Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Went sailing with Christian on March 30. We had a bit of back and forth on timing because of weather concerns but Christian and we were flexible enough that we made it work. His boat is beautiful! For 2-6 people it is ideal. We had a great sail for two hours. The wind was up a bit which made it... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had a great time spending the afternoon with Captain Christian and his crew. He is a fantastic person and the most wonderful host. We got to enjoy the beautiful Monterey coastline, see some dolphins up close playing with the boat, and watch a great sunset. Highly recommended!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I booked this trip via email from the UK after putting a few questions to Christian first, like will I be safe as I don't swim but my husband loves sailing. Christian reassured me and we sorted out payment and a reservation date for the sunset sail very easily. On the day (beautiful weather) we arrived at the empty mooring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Captain Christian is one of the kindest, personable individuals my wife and I have ever met, and his cruise was awesome! We highly recommend this cruise - you will not be disappointed!

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I have traveled alot and done alot of cool things on those trips- but this seriously was the best excursion I have ever booked on a vacation in my life. The whole experience was a perfect 10. Booking was easy- I called and left a message for captain Christian (who was out on a sail) and he called me back... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I can't even begin to describe how awesome these 2 hours of my life were! When we were planning our trip to drive the PCH with our best friends, the idea of a boat ride in the cold sounded like a not fun idea. However, the leader and birthday girl INSISTED and for that we will always be grateful! Christian... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Seriously, one of the best vacation experiences I've ever had! If you don't give this a 5 star review, the problem is with you! Christian ran a top notch trip for a group of 4 of us. He was the captain, the skipper, the chef, the bartender, and wait for it...the best Whale finder you could ask for! On top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

On our first full day in Carmel - October 26th - my boyfriend and I decided to make a trip up to Monterey to go for a sail boat ride, and boy did we have a sail boat ride! The winds were strong that day and there was never a luff in the sail. Rather than a calm ride, drinking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

What an incredible experience! My husband and I have been on safaris in Eastern and Southern Africa and this is the closest experience we have had in the US. We say many hump back whales, two of which came right up to the yacht. The highlight for me was seeing a pod of over a hundred common dolphins swim along... More 

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