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“Private Sunset Cruise” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Monterey Bay Sailing

Monterey Bay Sailing
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Monterey Bay Sunset Sailing Cruise With Unlimited Wine and Beer
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Sail with confidence on world famous Monterey Bay. Monterey hosts the most bio-dense and bio-diverse ecosystem on the U.S. Pacific coast. Whether you are a complete novice trying sailing for the first time, or an experienced ocean veteran ready to take your seamanship to a higher level, we offer American Sailing Association (ASA) classes taught to your skill level. Monterey Sailing Monterey Bay Sailing is a professional sailing organization established in 1998 whose mission is to offer residents of the Monterey Peninsula communities and visitors an affordable opportunity to sail the central coast. Marine mammals seen frequently include grey, blue and humpback whales who blow, or breach as they migrate with their calves. Sea otters, dolphin and vocal sea lions enjoy one of the most pristine areas of the entire Pacific. On cruises, all sailors are offered a chance to take the helm and discover the grace and beauty of a boat under sail. Choose a captained cruise for a more relaxing voyage in the world's second largest marine sanctuary. Cruises are safe, affordable, family fun for all ages. For sailors who want to become active in the sport, a membership in Monterey Bay Sailing Club reduces the cost of certification courses and bareboat rentals by 50 - 70%. Bareboat rentals are available for non-members who are certified and qualified to bareboat. The Monterey Bay Sailing fleet offers a selection of boats suited to the local conditions. The local conditions are a sailors paradise. Typically, 345 plus days of good to excellent sailing conditions predominate annually. The prevailing west to northwest wind ranges predictably from 8-15 knots. The ASA sailing school is instructed by professional sailors with decades of experience. ASA certifications are valid for life and recognized internationally. We are dedicated to teaching safety and seamanship and give you the confidence to fulfill your sailing goals and dreams.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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“Private Sunset Cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

Had a great time. Captain John and his mate Dakota were both great. Very knowledgeable and informative. Saw some whales and got great pictures of a magnificent sunset. We will do this again.

Visited January 2013
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“We are local, it was awesome!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

We took our 1 year old and it was awesome. 1 year old was asleep after 15 minutes. We saw otters, fish, birds and sea lions it was amazing. John the Manager, Captain and Guide is very knowledge and gives a fantastic tour of the bay. If your thinking about going don't hesitate! Great for kids and adults.

We will definitely be going back!

Thank MckayandKalee
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“It was the highlight of our Monterey trip!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

John gave us the ultimate sailing experience! From his practically ”pet" sea lion that hung out on the pier next to the boat, and the sea gull that he put a bowl of water out for, John will definitely give you an experience to remember. The sailing trip itself was awesome, we were offered wine the second we got on the boat, and John even let my husband and I sit at the tip of the bow the entire time which was so fun! You could literally look down in the water and see thousands of jelly fish right beneath you while sailing right past the Monterey Bay Aquarium and beautiful Lover's Point. This sailing trip is DEFINITELY a must for anybody wanting to make their Monterey trip extra memorable.

Thank CandyBrennan
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Pueblo, Colorado
2 reviews
“Wonderful Sailing Experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

My husband and I had a great time sailing the bay and taking in all of the sights. Captain Dutch was friendly and full of knowledge about ocean and its wildlife. Add this trip to your to do list!

Visited November 2012
Thank SKEETER1979
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Pacific Grove, California, United States
1 review
“Hour Bay Cruise was Great!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2012

Sailor John and Skylar were a first rate crew. My wife and I felt right at home and had a great time. We can't wait to come back for a longer cruise and a lesson or two. Keep on Rocking Sailor John!!!

Visited September 2012
Thank Coy G
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