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Address: 2071 Shelter Island Drive, Shelter Island Marina, San Diego, CA 92106
Phone Number: +1 619-297-7426
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Description: San Diego's Finest Sailing Experience! With over 26 years of experience...
San Diego's Finest Sailing Experience! With over 26 years of experience and thousands of happy clients, our crew works diligently to insure each Sail is a perfect one for all! All of our crew love what they do and it shows!!Come out for an intimate sail for 2,corporate event,sailing lessons with a few friends,whale watching experience, or a memorable celebration at sea. WE excel at doing private parties, proposals, anniversaries, birthdays or a romantic sunset sail. All or excursions come with a knowledgeable friendly Captain, complementary chilled Wine, Beer, Sodas,& yummy snacks. Take the helm, trim the sails,or sit back and enjoy a glass of wine on the bow. Our boats were purchased with YOU in mind.The cockpit is where you will spend much of your time and it's roomy enough for 12 people. We Sail (3)Uber clean 40' boats and (1) Brand new 42' boat in our fleet. We can't wait to take you for your next San Diego adventure.
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Awesome afternoon

My daughter and I had a great time with Capt. John on a sunset sail. We sat in all the fun seats on the boat, and he even let me take the helm for a bit. It was a great time! My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I had a great time with Capt. John on a sunset sail. We sat in all the fun seats on the boat, and he even let me take the helm for a bit. It was a great time! My (teenage) daughter even put her cell phone away for it, especially when we sat in the beanbag seats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Captain Greg took us on a fantastic whale watching cruise. He put up with the endless questions from our kids and got us up close with a large pod of whales. Highly recommend a day out with Sail San Diego.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was our first time sailing. we found this company online and decided to give it a try, it was the best decision! The people err friendly and the price very affordable. Our captain was Mike and he was absolutely wonderful! he was friendly, relaxed and just great. we sailed for 3 hours. we had two small kids that would... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you ever want to remember how it feels to be a kid again, do this whale watching tour! Awesome. Captain John was fun, informative, and skillful.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

I was specifically interested in a small group sail to see whales. Our hotel concierge recommended this group. More expensive but well worth it to be on a sail boat with 6 people vs a huge boat with the masses! Captain John was great - fun and knowledgeable. The best part was seeing at least 5 whales. We were able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We took the Whale Watching Sail on March 18 and it was fantastic. The boat was beautiful - new and clean - and the captain, Peter, was fun and knowledgeable. We were also fortunate in seeing a lot of marine wildlife, including whales and dolphins. We would recommend Sail San Diego highly to anyone interested in getting out on the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Was not expecting this to be as amazing as it was. One of the coolest experiences I've ever had! We saw dolphins, sea lions, and whales on a little sail boat with Happy Captain Greg! He was very knowledgeable, friendly, and relaxed. He took his job seriously and was very helpful and understanding. He told us where to look and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Captain Mike was friendly and knowledgeable. He shared many tips for sailing and a few stories. We enjoyed an exciting sail with Captain Mike. Thanks for a great memory. It was a return visit to Sail San Diego; every one becomes better than before. I enjoyed the helm while Captain Mike tacked several times with ease and the thrill of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We took a whale watching tour with Captain John. The boat was nice and comfortable four our group of six. They provided great refreshments and snacks and made us feel right at home. Captain John has a great deal of local knowledge so he was able to educate us about the surrounding area as we were sailing out to start... More 

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Sullivan, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A wonderful afternoon sailing and watching for whales! Our Captain - Captain Kevin Rickon was phenomenal! He was very knowledgeable about San Diego and made the trip interesting and entertaining. There was plenty of snacks and beverages available for the trip. Was the best experience during my recent visit to San Diego.

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