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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

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Address: 1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
Phone Number: +1 619-255-4705
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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 $120 for adults & $60 for children (18 & under) is the best value and most exciting venue on San Diego Bay.

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Staff were incredible and were so easy going!

I loved that we were able to move about the boat and didn't feel like we were causing problems. Both our kids and grandparents loved it. They asked for volunteers to help... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jason M

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved that we were able to move about the boat and didn't feel like we were causing problems. Both our kids and grandparents loved it. They asked for volunteers to help "grind" the sails and got everyone involved. Everyone had a chance to steer for 5-10 minutes. They took tons of photos and they were all free! I would... More 

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Moneta, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Flying across San Diego Bay in an America Cup yacht, what a thrill. The crew was informative and inclusive. Everyone got a turn at the helm to feel power of the boat. Water and soda was available, a well as sun screen if you forget yours. Don't miss the orientation that describes the origin of and changes in the America's... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A sunny day with perfect wind! This boat can fly! The crew was super and made every effort to accommodate our needs. Piloting the boat was a special experience! I can't recommend this adventure enough! The crew loves to sail and really want you to experience the speed and finesse of the Stars and Stripes!! Awesome afternoon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had the time of our lives sailing on the USA Stars & Stripes 11 in San Diego this summer! The ride was exhilarating and at times, we felt like we were flying on the water. What an experience! We had great views of the bay and the ocean and knifed through the water like a hot... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Lynn gave me a great day out on the water. His crew is very professional and fun to be sailing with. If you are an Americas Cup buff you will learn something new and see what Dennis Connor was up against driving this powerful boat around the marks. I had the pleasure of sailing with a family that had... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful way to spend a morning sailing on this beautiful ship and excellent crew ! Everything is TOP NOTCH -

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great sail. The weather was exceptional. The crew was great. Everyone got a chance to drive the boat. The views of downtown San Diego were great. If you enjoy sailing and love being up on a good heel, then is for you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had a STUNning afternoon out on the water on the Stars & Stripes and with their amazing crew. We learned so much from our tour guide, Bee, and the crew took excellent care of us. My kids were thrilled getting to "drive" the boat. I would recommend this excursion to anyone coming to the area and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As amazing as the Stars & Stripes USA 11 is, the experience is greatly enhanced by the grace and hospitality of Captain Lynn Hanna and his wife. They made us all feel like guests, more like family really, on their boat. The rest of the crew are amazing too, you learn about the history of the Americas Cup race, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been a fan of America's Cup Racing since the early 80's. These boats have always been at the TOP of the food chain for Racing Sailboats. Having seen this boat race in the early 90's, I jumped at the chance to take my 12 year old son out for a day on the bay. It was a Dream come... More 

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