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Old Plank Adventures

18 reviews
Marina del Rey, CA, USA
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About Old Plank Adventures
Old Plank is a boutique luxury sailing charter and aquatic company with gourmet 5 star cuisine. Founded by Captain and Chef Matthew Mancini and supported by a crew of lifelong watermen, we live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun. We share a deep passion for quality food and the belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to experience the profound peace that comes from an alignment with the rhythms of the ocean. We’ve been fortunate enough to have been immersed in the ocean and gourmet foods our entire lives and derive great joy from sharing these experiences. WHAT DO WE DO? We take our guests out into a safe sailing environment on the Santa Monica Bay or beyond, where they have the opportunity to experience first-hand the joy of sailing, the rhythm of the ocean and unique pairings of gourmet foods and wines in the sweet briny sea air. We catch sunrises, bake in the mid-day sunshine and relax as the sunsets and the moon rises under starry skies. We play with s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I did a 3 hour sail with Matt and we had such a wonderful experience! We arrived to delicious canapés and rose! Matt goes above and beyond to make sure every guest is happy and comfortable. This is the perfect afternoon activity...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing family night with Old Plank Sailing. We went out on a sailing adventure for about 3 hours followed by a movie projected on the sail! I have two child who at the time were 5 and 9. Captain Mancini was great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Martinsn04
Reviewed March 13, 2019

My family did a sunset sail with Matthew in early March. It was cloudy and 55-65degrees with 3ft waves, so not the best weather ever, but that didn't matter. Matthew did a great job of finding us at the dock, leading us to the boat...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bridget B
Reviewed November 11, 2018

My boyfriend and I were visiting CA from out of state and we wanted to take advantage of the great weather to jet ski. I looked at reviews for one of the generic rental places in Marina del Rey and a lot of people said...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kembriel
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Sailing with Captain Matthew was absolutely awe-inspiring! We booked the two hour late morning therapy sail. The intimate setting of the private charter was idyllic. We enjoyed delicious horderves perfectly paired with a light Rose. He also provided various non-alcoholic beverages to choose from for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tcressman
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I can't believe how amazing Matthew was. Normally I don't laugh this much when I meet people, but he was an exception. He's a great captain, and made the experience phenomenal. The views were awesome and my best friend and I couldn't have had a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erin W
Reviewed October 9, 2018

5 Star Sailing Experience. The Captain was very informative and professional, it was a very relaxing experience and the scenery was breathtaking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicole G
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Don't use this company!! I arranged a sailing trip and the captain called me 15 mins after we were supposed to depart and cancelled on us because "it wasn't worth his time to take us in a sail at the discounted groupon rate". Terrible service...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MatthewF2941
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Whether you're in LA for business or pleasure, make time to treat yourself to a sailing adventure with Captain Matthew! Booking is a breeze. The sailing prep and expectations are helpful for locals and visitors alike. Capt Matthew was very welcoming so it was easy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AkashaLin
Matthew M, Owner at Old Plank Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you Linda! It was a pleasure sailing the calm pacific with you and your friend. Hope to see you again for another sunset and story at sea :)

Reviewed August 4, 2018

I have booked a 3 hour afternoon sail. Capatain Mancini was very responsive, he gave us directions and some extra suggestions. The róse and appetizers were delicious. The sail was great! We were lucky to see dolphins!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alena A
Matthew M, Owner at Old Plank Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you Alena! I take a lot of pride making sure the booking process is as swift and painless as possible and that everyone has the best possible experience I can possibly give them. It was a pleasure spending time with you and your boyfriend....More

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