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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11
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$125.00*
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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 April 7, 2010

Loved our sail day. It was our 29th Wedding Anniversary and we couldn't have asked for more! The crew was friendly and helpful and professional. I would love to take this sail again one day! Bravo.

Thank Goodtimes074
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Reviewed April 5, 2010

This was a great experience. Having really no idea what to expect going into this or how I would fare on the water , I was a little nervous. However, from walking into the office near the harbor, I was put at ease by the friendly staff and it continued throughout the entire 3 hour ride. The crew made the experience fun and were super informative as we sailed around the bay. You can take part in the "grinding" of the sail if you choose or can sit back and let the others on the boat do all the hard work. You also get a chance to steer the boat around the harbor. Overall, just a fabulous experience that we plan on reccommending to our travelers to San Diego and price wise, is worth every penny.

Thank csmith79
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Reviewed April 1, 2010

I celebrated my husband's 40th birthday with a sail on Sail USA-11. We had a fantastic time sailing with a wonderful crew on the beautiful bay of San Diego. We were able to participate and help the crew raise the sails. We also were able to steer the boat as well. The boat is absolutely amazing! We can't wait to do it again. The price is also very reasonable.

Thank ctsnbes
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Reviewed March 29, 2010

The USA-11 is an America's Cup racing boat. We spent a couple of hours out on the ocean and in the bay. This boat was faster than any other sail boats, including the other USA racing boats in the bay. I got to helm and help trim the sails. The crew was very friendly. If you like sailing and have never been on an elite racing boat, I highly recommend this excursion

Thank gbrockwell
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Reviewed March 28, 2010

We went for a sail aboard the Stars and Stripes yesterday in San Diego. Postcard perfect weather and the had the most fun you can have with your clothes on! Lynn, the captain, Marni and the rest of the top notch crew made sure everyone had beverages, photographs and everyone got a chance to help hoist the sails, wench or steer. This is a highly recommended activity for locals and visitors alike!

Thank missdoody
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