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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Our trip was arranged by a friend as a precursor to a re-union of a Navy Submarine crew and it was fantastic. The crew was friendly, informative and super pleasant. They made sure everyone had an opportunity to share in the sailing experience and in the process Hanna took a lot of very good photos and then they were sent to us. The weather turned out beautiful and overall it was fabulous.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lloyd, The crew and I are still talking about the great time we had getting to know you and all of your Navy Submarine crew. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We're glad you had a good time, and we hope next time you're planning a trip to San Diego you'll come sailing once again with us! Sincerely, Lynn Hanna

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Reviewed April 28, 2019

We have been sailing with Lynn and crew for a number of years. It is always a thrill, no matter what the weather. We appreciate Lynn's and Bea's expertise; Bea is a determined photographer and a walking encyclopedia of sailing history, and Lynn keeps us safe and the boat moving smoothly! You know we'll be back!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. And it's quite a compliment that you keep returning for more adventure aboard Stars & Stripes! As you gathered, we feel so fortunate to be able to share the experience of Stars & Stripes which includes raising and trimming sails and of course taking the helm. We are also glad to share knowledge of the America's Cup history, so guests have an idea of the boat's historical significance. Sailing on San Diego's busy bay almost always offers plenty to see. Glad you had fun once again. And thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. See you soon! Gratefully, Lynn

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Reviewed April 23, 2019

My husband and I flew from Seattle for the second time to spend the afternoon sailing on the Stars and Stripes.We highly recommend the sheer thrill of being on the boat, grinding on the winches, steering, and feeling totally welcomed and guided by the super friendly crew. Nothing compares. If you're a newbie, or an old salt, you can participate at whatever level you wish, no pressure, no fear, just pure fun. This is the first time in the new location for us, and the whole experience is enhanced by Bee's introduction to the America's Cup history, the characters, the new technologies, and the chance to purchase rememberances and gear. Owners Bee and Lynn (I hope I have names correct), run a really wonderful outfit, and all involved Capt, photographer, crew and volunteers were top notch. Don't miss the chance to sail aboard this amazing boat if you're in San Diego. Trip of a lifetime, we'll be back. Sue and Steve

Date of experience: April 2019
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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you Sue for taking the time to write such a nice review. And we appreciate that you flew down from Seattle to sail with us once again! I'm so glad we didn't disappoint you! We're now in our thirteenth year of business and still find sailing Stars & Stripes USA-11 exciting! With an eleven story high mast and nearly 4,000 square feet of sail area, we not only tower above average sailboats, but we're able to pass them at twice their speed. It's a great way to tour San Diego Bay. I'm glad you had fun, and we look forward to you coming back again! Sincerely, Lynn

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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Wow! This was an awesome experience; an opportunity to sail, grind and take the helm of this amazing America’s Cup vessel in beautiful San Diego Bay. No sailing experience required, crewed by a team of professionals under the leadership of Lynn and Bee. Learn the history of the America’s Cup as part of this great adventure! The Stars and Stripes was in Dennis Connor’s, 4 time America’s Cup champion, fleet of racing yachts.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2019

Thank You Nancy for taking the time to write such a concise and comprehensive review. It's fun to see guests like you enjoy participating as "crew" onboard our Stars & Stripes USA-11! Our large race boat had a crew of 16 when she raced, so if a guest wants to help out by trimming the sails we can put them to work! Or if you want to sit back and just enjoy the ride, that's fine too. Again, thanks for the review. Gratefully, Lynn

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Reviewed April 14, 2019

It was a fantastic sail! Everyone on board had a chance to drive the boat, help the crew do various things or just sit back and enjoy. They took lots of pics and gave a link to everyone. The crew was very friendly and helpful. I really enjoyed sailing all around the harbor.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thank you for the nice review! As you gathered, we feel so fortunate to be able to share the experience of Stars & Stripes USA-11 which includes raising and trimming sails and of course taking the helm. Sailing on San Diego's busy bay almost always offers plenty to see. We're glad you had fun, and hope next time you're in San Diego you'll be able to join us again! Fair Winds, Lynn

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