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Cozumel sailing

In May we sailed on Stars N Stripes out of Cozumel. The Captain and crew were great. The experience... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Susan A
Ft. Myers
Was really looking forward to it.

A friend of ours had done it and suggested we also go on this tour. We did like it but wished it... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Newnan, Georgia, United States
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Visitors can participate in a mini-America's Cup boat race in actual boats from the 1987 competition, including Dennis Conner's famous Stars & Stripes.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-542-0045
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

In May we sailed on Stars N Stripes out of Cozumel. The Captain and crew were great. The experience was awesome and so fun. I even got to helm the boat. I would highly recommend this adventure.

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

A friend of ours had done it and suggested we also go on this tour. We did like it but wished it was a lilt more exciting.

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We have done the 12 Meter Regatta race many times over the past 12 years, and it is always a great experience. We stopped by in early March and learned that the boats are being refurbished after the hurricane, and will be back in action...More

3  Thank Elaine D
Reviewed October 30, 2017

"Upon arrival we were told we would not be racing due to 8 people from the ship who "canceled". I've never been able to cancel on a cruise without forfeiting $. Then of the two yachts, we were sent out on the one that had...More

3  Thank LisaWmsAZ
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We took this as an excursion from our cruise ship. We were on True North. What great fun !!! Never been on a sailboat before but would definitely do this again. My husband and I decided we would be workers. He was a grinder and...More

1  Thank Cindy N
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, together with our two kids (ages 16 and 18) had an amazing time! While I was a bit scared at times (I had never sailed like this before and was worried we were going to tip), it was such a rush!...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We have been on 8 cruises and we take a shore excursion at every port. This 12 Metre regatta is our favorite. We have actually chosen to do this 4 times. We won't miss it. Loved participating in the sailing process. Captain Tom was laid...More

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Someway somehow we scheduled this cruise excursion by mistake. What was great is we were on a world famous yacht "Stars and Stripes" and the experience itself was worth doing. That being said--there was more than one opportunity to get hurt on this excursion. I...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed this excursion so much we are planning to return. The guides teach you everything you need to know for your position. Neither of us had any prior experience- very easy to learn. If you get sea sick easily you may...More

Thank fries2go
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This was our second time and we look forward to our next opportunity. This is a must!! We are in our 60s and had a blast! Hubby worked the grinder and loved it! Captain Morgan was great- very knowledgeable and a terrific leader!More

Thank pencetomjill
Colin P, Owner at America's Cup Yacht Racing, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Hello, Pencetomjill. Thanks thanks for coming back to sail with us again. . I, too look forward to your next visit ....hopefully I'll get to meet you. I hear your husband was a grinder...but what was your job? Were you the invaluable time keeper...or were...More

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James C
September 23, 2017|
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Response from Perry B | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure as I was a patro. and do not work there. May I suggest you try to reach out to the business via their website.
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Response from Merv01 | Reviewed this property |
It didn't seem to take much wind to get these moving, it was an awesome experience and I would love to do it again! If you are getting there by cruise ship and wait until you arrive, you might miss out! Enjoy!