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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
+1 619-255-4705
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Best sail ever

We have sailed extensively around various parts of the world. This was by far the best crew and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
banditnme
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Amazing Experience Sailing on The Stars & Stripes!

We booked a team building event on the Stars & Stripes and it was fantastic! Lynn & Bee are such... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Erica S
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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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1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have sailed extensively around various parts of the world. This was by far the best crew and experience ever. Lynn the captain made everyone feel absolutely at home and involved on this afternoon sail. We got some good wind and some serious sailing in...More

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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review and we always enjoy having fellow sailors on board.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a team building event on the Stars & Stripes and it was fantastic! Lynn & Bee are such sweet awesome people and they and their crew gave us such a wonderful experience. First Bee gave a great presentation of the history of the...More

Thank Erica S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sail out from port with the Crew (all of them very gentle and warm) and we sail throw the bay with this amazing sailboat that is part of the sailing history... They let us to take stearing and do a lot of things. After...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best trip I have ever done anywhere, without a doubt, simple as that. It doesn't come any better than getting to spend 3 hours and helm and help sail an Ameica's Cup yacht if you are into sailing.The whole crew are really...More

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly competent and friendly crew. Beautiful sailboat and a fabulous sail. Cannot recommend more highly for family outings, a fun date, a solo adventure, or a corporate event.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great San Diego experience. The Stars & Stripes is the original sail boat that was raced in America's Cup by Dennis Connors. The captain tells you the history and you get to actually try your skill at the helm and help hoist...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Had an awesome time sailing on Stars & Stripes. As an avid sailor it was everything I was hoping for. Totally hands on working the grinders, trimming the sails and driving the boat. The captain and crew were great, always taking time to teach us...More

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Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks for the very comprehensive review and we hope to see you sailing with us again soon.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

I took my brothers, niece and her boyfriend on the Stars and Stripes just before Christmas. Everyone thought it was just the best adventure. The history discussion of the America's Cup before the sail was very interesting. The sail was well organized and fun; everyone...More

Thank Marty S
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had the best time on this sailboat. The crew and weather was amazing. It was fun to steer and “grind” to control the sails. Free snacks and drinks. A must do if you visit San Diego.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

When I told my husband we could sail on Stars and Stripes he was so excited! It was my first time on any kind of sail boat and we both loved this trip. We had a beautiful afternoon for it, and there was a really...More

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margaretmyrtle
4 August 2017|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
$125 for adults and $75 for 18 & under.
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Katie T
3 August 2017|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
We have the required US Coast Guard off-shore life jacket Type 1 PFD for persons weighing more than 90 pounds. It would probably not fit anyone over about a 250 pounds.
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sawbone
15 February 2017|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
As an authentic America's Cup racing yacht, there are no bathrooms, beds, galleys or other conveniences on board. Just a marine head for emergencies.
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