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“Great Day Sailing”

Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11
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Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 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 flat screen TV. The photos & videos will then be posted on Google Web Albums for free access and use. The total cost (no additional taxes or fees) of $125 for adults & $75 for children (5-18) is the best value and most exciting venue on San Diego Bay.
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

This is a very memorable experience. It was great to be on a sail boat that hit 11.5 knots. We sailed through San Diego bay right in front of the air craft carrier, Midway. The crew were friendly and wanted to ensure everyone had a geat time. My next trip to San Diego will include a trip on the Stars & Stripes.

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Lynn and Bea really know how to host their groups! What an adventure. Both are so knowledgeable about the sailing and the history of so many things on the water and in the community! You learn so much on this trip! Whether you want to get involved in the tasks of operating and sailing the boat or just relax and take in the atmosphere of the ride, it truly is a great experiece..... and the hot buttered rum that follows is pretty awesome too :) Amazing trip and can't wait to go again!

Thank Carla Jean T
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

I have been fortunate enough to have sailed in many places in the world, but this is the most fun I have ever had sailing. There's nothing like slicing through the water at 11.5 kts and feeling the tug of the sheets in your hand. Capt. Lynn and the crew are the best at making you feel at home and part of the group, and Bee with the camera is getting all the great shots that we can share with family and friends. This should be a MUST DO when visiting or on any of the beautiful San Diego days. Highly recommended
Walter Star Valley WY

Thank Walter n
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

What a great day on San Diego Bay! Even in the dead of winter we enjoyed great views, mostly sunny weather and perfect winds. The crew makes this a terrific experience whether you want to hang out and enjoy the view or get a workout on the grinders. And even a non-sailor will be awed by the history, technology and scale of this boat. This is a permanent addition to my "must do in San Diego list".

Thank Larsh J
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

Our sailing trip on the Stars and Stripes was fantastic. My husband had chosen this for his birthday gift. We went with 6 family members and it far exceeded our expectations. We are all locals and several were already experienced sailors, but there was so much to enjoy and learn, we loved it. Captain Lynn and his crew really taught us how to work this awesome sailing ship. An added bonus at the end is access to photos and videos taken during the sail. Will definitely recommend this to all our friends. Thank you to Lynn and all the crew for such a great day and birthday memory.

Thank Teacher92075
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