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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 January 6, 2010

My friend and I flew out to San Diego to visit his daughter over the holiday break. In preparation for this trip I searched for things to do and happened upon this sailing tour. They were extremely responsive during the planning and preparation stages -...More

Thank staceyt11
Reviewed December 30, 2009

It was a gorgeous (although, chilly!) day in San Diego...and the breeze was just right for an afternoon sail! The staff was extremely professional, and yet their wit and charm led to a very personalized experience. Everyone gets to pitch in and help a bit,...More

Thank DebinSD
Reviewed December 27, 2009

It really is the sail of a lifetime- this is coming from two lifetime sailors from the east coast. Capt Lynn was so incredibly nice from the first inquiry call we made to the time we got back to the marina. What an incredible experience...More

Thank StephtravelsSC
Reviewed December 26, 2009

San Diego must rate as one of the most attractive harbours in the world and if that's true then Sail USA 11 is undoubtedly the best way to see it. I sail a 14' dinghly here in the UK and couldn't pass up the opportunity...More

Thank BahiaManUk
Reviewed December 20, 2009

I have always admired the America's Cup yachts, but never thought I would get a chance to actually sail on one. The experience was exhilarating. The crew would point out all the sights along the shore as we criss-crossed the bay. Taking best advantage of...More

Thank MilitarydadSanDiego
Reviewed September 25, 2009

I really hit the jackpot and was able to sail several times this summer with Sail USA-11 : ) Every single sailing turn has just been an awesome experience...unforgettable: The view on San Diego's Skyline, the action and the technology on boat (a lot of...More

Thank Ernesto_Bertarelli
Reviewed September 21, 2009

This was one of the highlights of our trip to San Diego. Lynn and the crew of the Stars and Stripes are fabulous. Everyone was so personable, accomodating and knowledgable. Be prepared to participate in the sail...no lollygagging allowed on this boat! If you're looking...More

Thank ASWolf
Reviewed September 21, 2009

This was an excellent sailing experience. The crew and volunteers were wonderful and made the day fun and exciting. The captain made sure everyone had a chance at the controls. I would highly recommend Sail USA-11!

Thank RRMNorthCarolina
Reviewed September 17, 2009

My college girl friends and I enjoyed an invigorating afternoon sailing together on Stars and Stripes 11 with Captain Lynn Hanna. We celebrated my Bachelorette Party. Some of my girl friends were novice sailors. Lynn clearly explained to them how to grind the main and...More

Thank SarahQuincy
Reviewed September 9, 2009

This is the greatest adventure and what a great way to see the city, the crew is fabulous and we will do this on every trip.

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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.