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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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Fantastic and amazing sailing

have been on sailing adventures before but this was by far the best. You even get an opportunity to take the wheel!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Delray Beach, Florida

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

have been on sailing adventures before but this was by far the best. You even get an opportunity to take the wheel!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The chance to actually sail on an America's Cup Yacht was on the top of my list. San Diego bay is large enough to get a great sail .If you get the chance don't miss it.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have been on US 11 several times. The last time was for my son's wedding. We took 30 family members and friends for an outing on the bay. The crew was fantastic. They had everyone take a turn at the wheel and the winches. You get a hands on experience and it is thrilling. You also get to see... More 

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San Diego, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a lot of fun with super friendly crew and aboard such a nice boat! Captain Lynn told us about America's Cup sailing and gave us each the chance to drive the boat. The wind was good and we really enjoyed the sensations. Complimentary photos, beer and wine. Highly recommend this sailing adventure for both amateurs and experienced sailors.

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Winfield, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the 3 hour sailing adventure. It was our first time sailing and the staff were very nice and engaging with the customers. I would highly recommend doing this. The only negative I would say is that the boat only sails in the harbour and not on the ocean. It was still a great experience

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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we appreciate your comment about the fact that we did not go offshore. Our venue is an America’s Cup Racing Yacht with interactive guest participation in the crewing process. As such, we choose our course for the best wind to achieve maximum speed while each guest takes a turn at the helm performing multiple maneuvers.... More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What an incredible way to experience San Diego! Everyone had so much fun, it was as interactive, and how often does one get to sail an America's Cup sailboat! This is a must-do when visiting San Diego.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Capt. Lynn and the crew of Stars and Stripes USA 11 not only provide you with a great day of sailing but are some of the best people you will ever meet. This was my 14th time out with them If you love sailing this is a must. My 11-year old daughter started sailing with Capt. Lynn when she was... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Called Ross to book my family of 4 for a day as a surprise. Unfortunately there were some circumstances that necessitated our cancelling the trip. Ross was the best - understanding, accommodating, and fully refunded our money. A rare find these days! Hopefully next time it all comes together for us.

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Lorena, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A group of 4 women from Texas took this trip not realizing how much fun we would have! Learning the history of sailing and the America's Cup lead up to the highlight of our trip! Beautiful boat. Professional staff.

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Brandon, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had a great time with friends. It was definitely the highlight of our time in San Diego. Crew was very gracious and helpful. Experience of a lifetime.

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Additional Information about Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

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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