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“Great sail”

Monterey Bay Sailing
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Sunset Sailing Cruise in Monterey Bay
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 take your seamanship to a higher level, we offer American Sailing Association (ASA) classes taught to your skill level. Monterey Sailing Monterey Bay Sailing is a professional sailing organization established in 1998 whose mission is to offer residents of the Monterey Peninsula communities and visitors an affordable opportunity to sail the central coast. Marine mammals seen frequently include grey, blue and humpback whales who blow, or breach as they migrate with their calves. Sea otters, dolphin and vocal sea lions enjoy one of the most pristine areas of the entire Pacific. On cruises, all sailors are offered a chance to take the helm and discover the grace and beauty of a boat under sail. Choose a captained cruise for a more relaxing voyage in the world's second largest marine sanctuary. Cruises are safe, affordable, family fun for all ages. For sailors who want to become active in the sport, a membership in Monterey Bay Sailing Club reduces the cost of certification courses and bareboat rentals by 50 - 70%. Bareboat rentals are available for non-members who are certified and qualified to bareboat. The Monterey Bay Sailing fleet offers a selection of boats suited to the local conditions. The local conditions are a sailors paradise. Typically, 345 plus days of good to excellent sailing conditions predominate annually. The prevailing west to northwest wind ranges predictably from 8-15 knots. The ASA sailing school is instructed by professional sailors with decades of experience. ASA certifications are valid for life and recognized internationally. We are dedicated to teaching safety and seamanship and give you the confidence to fulfill your sailing goals and dreams.
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great time on a 2 hour sailing trip. Saw two whales up close and thoroughly enjoyed it. Takoda was a great host and conversationalist.

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

lovely sunset trip on a lovely boat! felt very well looked after as I went on the appetizer trip so had yummy food on board as well! I would recommend this for a lovely evening on the water watching the sun go down and with the wonderful sea and wildlife all around you!

Thank deh436
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Took a fantastic cruise with Monterey Bay Sailing yesterday and saw the whale show of a lifetime! Been on countless whale cruises in my life and this was the best! Great captain! Fun exciting sail! Beautiful day! Plus lovely wine!

Thank Eve H
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip. Takoda was knowledgeable and entertaining. I highly recommend this trip for everyone!

Thank Bridget P
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Fabulous and fun especially if you've never sailed before. The captain even gave us a little hands on experience by allowing us to steer and loosen the ropes for the sails. Our captain was knowledgeable and friendly. He offered interesting facts on sailing and on Monterey Bay. We all laughed, shared jokes and had a wonderful time. Bring a jacket- at times it got chilly, wear sunglasses and dress in layers. Tennis shoes area must!
We would definitely go again...and we will!

Thank Sandy9091929498
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