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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

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Public and private 3 hour sails aboard Stars & Stripes USA-11, the authentic 1992 America's Cup racing yacht sailed by Dennis Conner. Take the helm, grind the winches, or just hang on as this amazing high performance racer zips around San Diego Bay...more
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1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
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Reviewed July 17, 2010

Captain Lynn and crew showed us a great time on the Stars and Stripes. We were all given opportunities to take the helm and raise the sails. The weather in San Diego is perfect for a trip out on the boat. I highly recommend this...More

Thank sarahc8208
Reviewed July 16, 2010

Captain Lynn kept us informed about available sailing dates which made it possible to include this exceptional experience in our San Diego vacation. Our 14 year old grandson told us that he had an incredible time. The crew of the sail boat let him participate...More

Thank teaparty37076
Reviewed July 13, 2010

Thanks to Lynn and his terrific staff for a wonderful Day of Sailing. The boat was spectacular to sail. The crew was freindly helpful and just plain fun to be with. The thrill of taking the helm of such a great boat was a blast....More

Thank ardmoreave
Reviewed July 12, 2010

We took a wonderful sailing trip with Sail USA-11 while recently visiting San Diego. Captain Lynn and his crew took us on a great trip of San Diego Bay. We thoroughly enjoyed outselves. The crew memberes made us feel at ease immediately. We had the...More

Thank kcjester
Reviewed June 28, 2010

Unlike other "sailing adventures" where they motor most of the way, this was a true hands-on, all-out, rocketship ride! I've been sailing for more than 40 years on 3 continents and own a boat on San Francisco Bay, and this was BY FAR the best...More

Thank marcyzim
Reviewed June 28, 2010

I'll keep this short and sweet. The crew was awesome, the sailboat was incredible, and the "do-it-yourself" aspect was an experience like no other. Bonus: Everyone was so welcoming! The moment we walked up to the office, we were greeted with a friendly, "Hi! Will...More

Thank sbuzbee
Reviewed June 28, 2010

I took my girlfriend on this after reading reviews from Tripadvisor. It the highlight of our trip! The boat is just amazing. I have never been on sailboat before in my life, so I didn't know what to expect. Also I usually get sea sick...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2010

Sailing with thie crew of the Sail USA is great way to spend the day. Crew is great! Friendly and experienced. They know thier way around a boat and will teach you all about sailing. It was great fun to participate in the sail or...More

Thank fisi93
Reviewed June 19, 2010

My sweetheart and I had a wonderful afternoon sailing on the USA-11. It was an amazing experience to be on this sailing/racing yacht - first time for us on anything like it. We sailed pretty fast at times, but we always felt safe. Those of...More

Thank RL256
Reviewed June 15, 2010

Sailing with the friendly crew was an outstanding experience. the boat is pristine and catching the winds on the sails is an an awesome sight. The crew , along with its volunteers warmly welcomes everyone and gives all passengers an opportunity to assist in the...More

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August 3, 2017|
Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
$125 for adults and $75 for 18 & under.
Katie T
August 3, 2017|
Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
We have the required US Coast Guard off-shore life jacket Type 1 PFD for persons weighing more than 90 pounds. It would probably not fit anyone over about a 250 pounds.
February 14, 2017|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
As an authentic America's Cup racing yacht, there are no bathrooms, beds, galleys or other conveniences on board. Just a marine head for emergencies.