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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-07-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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1551 Shelter Island Dr
1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USADeparture Point: Kona Kai Resort & Marina Address: 1551 Shelter Island Drive. San Diego, 92106 Directions: The Kona Kai Resort and Marina is located near the southern end of Shelter Island. The address is 1551 Shelter Island Drive and a map or GPS will get you to the correct location. However, street numbers are not visible, so be sure to look for the Kona Kai sign. Parking is free on the street or in the parking lot across the street.  Valet parking is also available at the entrance to the Kona Kai Resort. Our office is located in the single story building on the marina walkway. Stars & Stripes is docked immediately behind the resort, just look for the tallest mast in the marina. If interested, come 30 minutes early for the America's cup history presentation, but no later than 15 minutes prior to departure. Dates: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Return point: Same as departure.
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  • Pass by Harbor and Shelter Islands
    Pass by San Diego Bay Walk
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1551 Shelter Island Dr
1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USADeparture Point: Kona Kai Resort & Marina Address: 1551 Shelter Island Drive. San Diego, 92106 Directions: The Kona Kai Resort and Marina is located near the southern end of Shelter Island. The address is 1551 Shelter Island Drive and a map or GPS will get you to the correct location. However, street numbers are not visible, so be sure to look for the Kona Kai sign. Parking is free on the street or in the parking lot across the street.  Valet parking is also available at the entrance to the Kona Kai Resort. Our office is located in the single story building on the marina walkway. Stars & Stripes is docked immediately behind the resort, just look for the tallest mast in the marina. If interested, come 30 minutes early for the America's cup history presentation, but no later than 15 minutes prior to departure. Dates: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Return point: Same as departure.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • America's Cup history presentation
  • 3-hour sail
  • Beverages, bottled water, light snacks
  • Complimentary photos & videos
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Don H wrote a review Sep. 8
Los Angeles, California6 contributions1 helpful vote
We worked through Captain Lynn and booked the Il Moro for a private event on Friday 9/4/2020. It was perfect. Great weather, winds, and crew. Get there early for the briefing on America's Cup in San Diego. A great way to start the evening. Captain Glen worked our group
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for such a thorough review of our America's Cup experience. It was a pleasure having your group on board and look forward to seeing you again soon.
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twardo wrote a review Jul. 2020
Encinitas, California7 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a wonderful day sailing Il Moro on the bay to celebrate my father's 75th birthday. It was great fun to hear about the history of the America's Cup and how the boat fit into that lore. The crew was quick to explain the boat, how things worked, the quirks of such a vessel
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego
Responded Jul. 31, 2020
We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed our America's Cup experience and it was a pleasure having your family on board.
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kim p wrote a review Jun. 2020
La Jolla, California1 contribution
Everyone, eight of us, loved this adventure. My sons, high school and young adult, enjoyed the sail, scenery, crew, passengers. All take the helm and grind. Loved the history, crew, free parking. Captain Lynn and Bee met us at the entrance, kept everyone comfortable, and
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Lookin4Funz wrote a review Mar. 2020
Colorado5 contributions
We sailed on S&S11 on3/8/2020 and it was a wonderful experience. The crew was great, the weather nice and sunny (for March in SD), and the sailing was magnificent. Participate as much or as little as you want. Wow, that racing yacht is sweeeet! Had been sailing on "regular"
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Lynn H, Owner at Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego
Responded Mar. 17, 2020
Thanks for the great review! We're now in our fourteenth year of business and still find sailing Stars & Stripes USA-11 exciting! As you discovered - 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.
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David Z wrote a review Mar. 2020
Cleveland, Ohio5 contributions
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Whether of not you are an experienced sailor, I recommend sailing this iconic boat! You are invited to participate as much as you please or ...raising sails, taking the boat, steering! or just sit back and relax, either way its a blast...PLUS its a great way to experience San
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars and Stripes America's Cup Racing Yacht in San Diego
Responded Mar. 10, 2020
Thank you for your recommendation and kind review! We're glad to hear that you had enjoyed your experience with Stars & Stripes, and we hope to sail with you in the future! Happy sailing!
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About the operator

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Chickelbuck
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Fun on the Water
What a fun time! This is a wonderful way to spend half a day in San Diego. We enjoyed a brief informational present
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Vicki and Alan M
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A wonderful day out on the water.
To me, this is the best way to experience San Diego. If you haven't gone for a sail yet, you owe it to yourself to
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AWNSD
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Best sailing venue possible
The number of 5-star reviews for this business speaks for itself. Not only is it twice as fast and exciting as othe
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cjohnson986
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Awesome experience!!!!
If your on the fence about this don’t be, it was incredible! This boat was so fast and got to steer for a bit and g
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jstevenl2018
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Great Day!
We had a wonderful day on Stars and Stripes. The owners, crew, and the skipper were terrific. Non sailors and exper
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dandaskalos
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Sailing the harbor
We were faster and having more fun than any boat on the harbor. I'd go again in a heartbeat. Limited opportunitie
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jerewelsh
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GREAT EXPERIENCE
It was a wonderful ride The staff was professional and frienfly. We were out on San Diego bay for about four hours
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FoCoMom
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Very memorable America's Cup ride
Super professional crew and boat. Sooo much better than the one in Auckland. This is the real deal. It was the h
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cdixon21
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Excellent day on the water
My husband and I were looking to get out on the water for a tour and this was so much more. We learned about Ameri
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fdgboy
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Best attraction in San Diego...
If ever you're in San Diego, make plans to sail the harbor on Stars & Stripes. One, it's a great way to see the ha
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Nikki Z
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Couldn’t be better!!
My husband wasn’t thrilled to do the whole sailing thing, but I wanted to try it. We did a small sail years ago and
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sailfan55
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A must do for Sailing Fans
As sailing enthusiasts my wife and I specially enjoyed riding on the Stars and Stripes then later checking out the
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tobykramer514
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A Unique San Diego Experience
A great crew and fun time on the Harbor. Enjoyed participating in the sailing of the boat and the instruction given
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Explore60778824995
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Fantastic Sailing Experience
The crew provided great service and was amazing and informative. They made the day a very special experience for m
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BoatDrinksOhio
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Dream come true!
As a lifelong fan of the America’s Cup, it was a dream to be on such a prestigious boat. It was beautiful and yet s
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