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Address: 2051 Shelter Island Dr, Shelter Island Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
Phone Number: +1 619-297-7426
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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San Diego's Finest Sailing Experience! With over 26 years of experience and...

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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$89*
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Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion

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We had a great sail, and were made to feel at home from the moment we stepped on the boat. Our captain was super competent, happy to answer questions and helpful when our... read more

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great sail, and were made to feel at home from the moment we stepped on the boat. Our captain was super competent, happy to answer questions and helpful when our daughter felt a bit sea sick. Thanks for an excellent experience!!

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What to get your husband who has everything ? A 3 hour sailing tour! We have both grown up sailing,but being boat less and just wanting to relax, I chose this as a gift for my hubby. We took the day trip, the wind was perfect, and our captain, Marcello , was an excellent tour guide. He pointed out sites... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our captain Anthony was fantastic . We did a 3 hour tour. Our boat was fully stocked with food and drinks . We all had the chance to drive the boat which was a lot of fun. If your looking for a fun simple boating trip this is it.

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Oklahoma City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the trip. Captain Marcelo was very personable. Good value. Would recommend to all including families.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really enjoyed the sunset cruise with my wife. We saw sea lions and dolphins from the boat and the crew was very friendly and fun to be around. The boat was extremely nice and new and fully stocked with wine, beer, and snacks. Overall for 3 hours out on the sea at $89/person this was a great experience.

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The whole experience was amazing, the crew and captain, the sailboat and the scenery. Very friendly and professional, would reccomend this to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anthony was our captain. He was friendly and answered all of our questions about the sail boat. He allowed our 2 teenage sons to help raise the sails and steer the boat. He taught our family all about the basics of sailing. He would be an excellent teacher. He was patient with the kids when they were learning how to... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done sails in other cities and this certainly ranks amongst one of the best. The captain (John) was fantastic and fun. He was very easy going and a fun person to hang out with and talk to. The water in San Diego Bay was very calm so if you get seasick, there is nothing to worry about. A... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have used Sail San Diego for 3 different events and have never been disappointed. Bachelorette party, Birthday party, and most recent just a fun day of sailing over 4th of July weekend. Everyone is so nice and very professional. I love the fact that they provide beer, wine, and snacks, but they also allow you to bring your own... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting to have a ride time sail. Where the boat tips and you go fairly quick across the water. This was more like being on a catamaran. Real slow and not really any adventure. We were able to talk with the other couples but found ourselves trying to think of things to say. Also, we took the sunset... More 

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