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Address: 1551 Shelter Island Drive, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone Number: +1 619-255-4705
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Description: Public and private 3 hour sailing charters aboard the authentic 1992...
Public and private 3 hour sailing charters aboard the authentic 1992 America's Cup racing yacht, Stars & Stripes USA-11. Take the helm, grind the winches, or just hang on as this amazing high performance racer zips around San Diego Bay at twice the speed of the average sailboat. A truly unique and memorable experience. Soft drinks, water, peanuts, & pretzels are provided at no cost. You are welcome to bring your own camera, but a crew member will be taking complimentary photos & videos of all the action on board as well as the sights of San Diego Bay. After the sail, complimentary refreshments are served while viewing the days activities on our large screen monitor. The photos & videos will then be posted on Picasa Web Album for free access and use. The total cost of $100 for adults & $50 for children (18 & under) is the best value and most exciting venue on San Diego Bay.
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Wonderful adventure!

Just got off the Stars and Stripes! So much fun to learn about the history of the U.S. cup and to actually experience what it is like to sail and participate in the sailing on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Just got off the Stars and Stripes! So much fun to learn about the history of the U.S. cup and to actually experience what it is like to sail and participate in the sailing on a US Cup sail boat... Stars and Stripes! The crew was excellent! If you are in San Diego I would recommend it!

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is our second family outing on the Stars & Stripes. You will not be disappointed! Great view of San Diego, Coronado and North Island. Friendly, patient and helpful crew! Best activity for vacationing families!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

First, let me note that the captain and crew were extremely nice and really engaged with the visitors. I have no criticism of them at all. If you are into sailing or the America's cup, this may be an awesome thing for you to do. If you are not, it may very well feel like not too much more than... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a great time aboard the Stars and Stripes! Crew was fun, engaging, experienced, and friendly. Couldn't have asked for a better activity on a beautiful day in San Diego.

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San diego, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did Stars & Stripes as a birthday gift. The sailing was a wonderful experience. We have followed the America's Cup for decades, but never had the opportunity to sail on a world class racing sailboat. The boat is owned by Dennis Connor, multiple time America's cup winner. People took turned at the helm if they wanted to or on... More 

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San Diego CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Did this a few years back. For anyone that sails boats or races sailboats this is an opportunity to take the helm of a boat that is a piece of sailing history.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If the winds are in your favor, you will be flying through the water! Be sure to take the wheel if the crew offers, there's nothing like steering this magnificent boat through the Bay and flying by the USS Midway!!

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Many adjectives can be used to describe this adventure...but the ones I like are "FUN and "Fabulous". Very nice, dedicated crew and a bunch of happy sailors, lots of wind and a nice overcast day. Perfect weather on the bay. They advertised "2 hours" but we were entertained for at least 3+ hours. Lots of drinks and snacks. Lots of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

First off, the best thing about the experience was the crew. They were a delight. Very friendly and knowledgeable. The trip itself was very relaxing and beautiful. The sail boat is magnificent. It's really up to the wind on how fast you can go. We were going pretty fast but my 14 year old wanted to compete with the motor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

After reading the reviews, my expectations were high for this experience. Ironically, the boat travels so smooth that the sense of adventure was simply not there. This zig-zag experience was like a three-hour movie that was two hours too long.

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Address: Address: 1551 Shelter Island Drive, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone Number: +1 619-255-4705
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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