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Bella Monterey Bay

32 Cannery Row #8, Monterey, CA
(818)-822-2390
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Ranked #2 of 55 activities in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: 47'Luxury Italian Racer Cruiser sailing yacht for your personal and intimate pleasure for Sailing our beautiful Monterey Bay Sanctuary. Bring all your... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We took a cruise with Bella on the Bay this weekend and had the BEST time! The captain and crewmate were awesome. They allowed the passengers to be as interactive as they wanted...participating in the operation, or just relaxing and enjoying the ride. This is the first time I have taken a trip on a boat this size and I... More

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Cicero, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We recently sailed with Captain Christian (and "first mate" Bianca) for a sunset cruise. The cruise consisted of Captain Christian, Bianca, and one other couple. It was a spectacular experience and one we would HIGHLY recommend. They sailed us out into the bay, and then into "open Pacific waters", and even with the relatively windy conditions that day, it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Went on a cruise with my wife, 9yr old daughter, and two friends. We had a great time! Christian and his mate were very courteous and had a very good energy. Also felt the boat was amazing and in excellent shape. Seas and winds on our day were a little more aggressive than most, but we felt safe and in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

If you visit Monterey don't miss sailing with Captain Christian. Just sit back and enjoy a glass of wine and the stunning view! We were lucky enough to watch hundreds of sea lions frolicking in the bay, very entertaining. CC goes out of his way to make you comfortable--the sunset was stunning and we had a blast!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My husband and I and two dear friends just experienced an overnight trip with Christian. From the initial communication to set up the date and details through to the goodbye with a hug after a wonderful 24 hours on the boat was wonderful. Our first experience on Bella with Christian was in August 2012 for a 3 hour whale watching... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My 27 year old daughter and my 22 year old daughter took me on a California coast highway trip for my 60th birthday -- we're from Austin, Texas and flew to San Fran on December 18th, 2013. We had heard great things about Bella Monterey Bay sailing charters from my sister (who had gone out with Captain Christian about a... More

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San Carlos, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Captain Christian and his crew is the best, awesome sunset cruise...comped us for the entire ride after a small scheduling mistake was made. Best part was when he caught live Dungeness crabs and shared with all of us, couldn't get better than that! I have never been sailing before, this was by far the highlight of the visit, highly recommended!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We took Captain Christian's 5 - 7 p.m. cruise, then spent the night on his lovely 47-foot boot. You have to do this. The trip itself was lovely: we saw seals, dolphins, otters, jellyfish, pelicans, gulls, and an amazing sunset. (I've never been on the water for a sunset. Now I know why people rave. It is a "wow" moment.)... More

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somerset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Its a must do trip if your in Monterey bay 5 of us blokes just did a road trip from san fransisco down to san diego and it was a high light of the trip i`m into all kinds of boats i had a brilliant time i even did some of the sailing saw loads of whales sea lions all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

This was my first sailing trip ever and one of the best events of my life. I am hooked forever. Captain Christian was so good to us. We had only six for the afternoon and stayed out an extra hour to watch many whales. He even let us each drive. This is pure relaxation, it is tempting to do this... More

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