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Monterey Bay Sailing

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
78 Fishermans Wharf # 1, Monterey, CA 93940-2429
+1 831-372-7245
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I have gone sailing many times with Monterey Bay Sailing and have had a wonderful experience each time. We are learning how to sail and Paul has been a very kind, fun and professional teacher. He is passionate about sailing and it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a last minute, two-hour trip and it was a wonderful experience. Our captain, Paul, was friendly and informative about the wildlife and sailing in general. He showed us otters, seals, and even some whales in the distance. Worth every penny!

Thank Brit W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience, we did the sunset cruise with Paul who was extremely knowledgeable, polite and just great to get along with. Strongly recommended this service. Thanks from the Blair's from Australia.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

It was really a beautiful day. I had originally signed up for the 2 hr sunset appetizer cruise but they changed it to a one hour cruise and didn’t really offer an explanation. It was so sunny and nice out but the cruise was too...More

Thank joaniecog
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We took the Sunset Appetizer Cruise and we loved it! Captain Danny and his wife Andrea were great hosts! Our 3 month old daughter joined us on the trip and she loved it! Such a fun and relaxing adventure! We saw lots of otters and...More

Thank Johanna B
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We had just driven to Monterey from Yosemite and thought a sunset cruise would be a fabulous way to spend the evening after a long drive. Eric the captain was very knowledgeable about the bay and interesting and made the evening good fun. All in...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We went on an evening appetizer cruise with Monterey Bay Sailing. The crew was excellent! Captain Danny and his wife Andrea really went the extra mile to make sure everyone was warm and content with beverages and snacks. They were also very knowledgeable about the...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We had such a great time. We went on this adventure as part of our honeymoon. The weather was perfect, a decent wind, maybe 3 ft waves. The sunset was beautiful and we had a fun time up front as well as at the stern...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had a really nice time celebrating our anniversary. The captain was great, one of the couples were extremely friendly and nice. Unfortunately, the other couple we shared the sailboat with were pretty awful. They were clearly already drunk when they arrived and continued to...More

Thank Ali H
Danny M, Owner at Monterey Bay Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hi Ali! I'm really happy to hear that you had a great encounter with the captain! We appreciate your feedback and we will use it to help manage it in the future! Thank you, Monterey Bay Sailing

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We chartered "Phase 3," a 34' hunter for a day. The team was a little disorganized - they didn't remember our reservation, we didn't sign any paperwork, and we had to remind them to give us a shore contact number - but they were incredibly...More

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Danny M, Owner at Monterey Bay Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hi Jarek! Thank you so much for all of your feedback! We are so glad you all enjoyed your day especially with the marine life being as active as they were that day. Come visit anytime to rent another boat with us! Thank you, Monterey...More

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Junior J
13 February 2016|
Response from Monterey_Bay_Sailing | Property representative |
On Feb. 14, The sunset cruise boards 3:45 PM and returns 6:00. After the sun sets the ocean gets dark, cold and damp. We reccomend sticking to the hours of daylight for the best experience. Happy Valentine's Day. Other... More