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Address: 1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 858-222-9479
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Enjoy private group Sailing Charters on the only authentic classic...

Enjoy private group Sailing Charters on the only authentic classic sailing yacht in San Diego. Built in 1938, this all-wood yacht can comfortably accommodated up to 30 guests for bay or ocean charters. Includes complimentary beverages/snacks, and a great description of historic and current points of interest by our Captain and crew. We often see a variety of wildlife, including dolphins, whales, seals and birds. Experience the adventure of a lifetime on this transpacific racing beauty. Leisure, corporate and scatterings at sea outings.

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Spectacular sail and service!

Can not say enough good things about Carole, the crew, and the boat. From the first call and e-mail exchange, Carole was helpful and informative above and beyond what we could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago

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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can not say enough good things about Carole, the crew, and the boat. From the first call and e-mail exchange, Carole was helpful and informative above and beyond what we could have asked for. She always returned calls/e-mails right away and answered questions we didn't know we had! She was flexible and accommodating while we worked out the food/drink details.... More 

Thank want2go67
San Diego, Ca.
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I love the Jada for cruises and charters. Captain David is so fun and an expert in maritime history. Carol is the very nice and caring owner of the Jada who always is a joy to speak with.

Thank skidipinit
San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The evening was perfect -- the lights of the city shimmering on the water, the sounds of the waves gently slapping against the sides of the ship as it cut through the waves, the freshness of the ocean breeze. What a beautiful city San Diego is, especially from the water. Sailing the bay this way was so relaxing. Great experience!

Thank mab998
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was on Jada a few months ago and it was such a great experience. The view of downtown and its surrounding areas was outstanding, and the captain really knew his stuff regarding the history of the bay. JADA is over 70 years old but is in beautiful condition. If you're in San Diego this is the best way to... More 

Thank Oscar A
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Jada is a beautiful wooden yacht and her captain is knowledgeable about the city and bay's early and military history. The crew were sharp and hospitable, and a natural history docent taught us all about gray whale life and behavior. We lucked out and came upon a baby gray whale that entertained us for about 20 minutes. Then an adult... More 

Thank Mmfling
Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

What a beauty. Amazing sail. Averaged about 4.5 knots with good winds, Super smooth vessel even at a good speed. Nice cool morning ended up as a very warm afternoon.Friendly, knowledgeable Locals and Professionals as crew. Food, Drink, Guided tour. Great time with my friend from Europe. what a nice time...

1 Thank TheTourist2014
Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Thanks to the crew for providing a fantastic sail around the harbor, non stop beverages and snacks and (best of all) a great overview and history of all we were seeing: sea lions, naval ships, Star of India, skyline... The crew also did a great job in breaking the ice with other passengers - which can feel a bit awkward.... More 

Thank Supermom101
San Diego, California
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

If you can get a booking, you must do this ! First time I tried sailing and it was great! From departure to the end all was perfect. Great boat, friendly crew members, delicious refreshment and the beautiful blue sky made the stress I have in me go away with the wind. We had a great few hours sailing. The... More 

Thank Kawai_usa
Vista, California
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The boat is just beautiful, the sailing was smooth and the crew just wonderful. Any worries I had about getting seasick were soon put to rest. Very pleasant sail around the harbor to view the beautiful San Diego skyline, Marine Museum, beaches etc. The crew was excellent, very competent and friendly and shared a lot of information about what we... More 

1 Thank SeeShelley
San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I was fortunate enough to be aboard Jada twice in a short time period and it is a wonderful summer in San Diego activity. The weather was perfect for a seagoing adventure. With the breeze on your face while you listen to the calm flow of the water, you're sure to feel right at home on the bay. The crew... More 

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