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O’Neill Yacht Charters

275 Lake Avenue, L Dock at the Santa Cruz Harbor, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
+1 831-818-3645
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Best way to see Santa Cruz from the Bay

O'Neill Yacht Charters not only has the biggest and most comfortable boat but the crew is... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Erica P
Longosta Costa Rica
Sunset Cruise was the best!

So - weather wasn't great and we didn't see a sunset. Didn't matter. The captain and crew were... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
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Experience an exciting sailing adventure aboard the luxurious 65' Team O'Neill catamaran on the Monterey Bay! Sailing activities include afternoon cruises, sunset sails, local wine and beer tastings, seasonal firework cruises, live music sails and wildlife tours, each offering an exceptionally smooth and thrilling experience. Sailing enthusiasts and newbies alike will enjoy sailing along the Santa Cruz coastline, whether it's a family day out on a public sail or special occasion aboard a private charter.
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275 Lake Avenue, L Dock at the Santa Cruz Harbor, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
+1 831-818-3645

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

O'Neill Yacht Charters not only has the biggest and most comfortable boat but the crew is unbeatable. Amazing attitudes and service on every visit! See dolphins, whales, sea otters, sea lions, jelly fish etc on the trips. Yesterday we had the pleasure of watching humpback...More

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 6 August 2017

So - weather wasn't great and we didn't see a sunset. Didn't matter. The captain and crew were incredible and the boat was the best. Cocktails, blankets- I had three teenager/young adults with me and they even had the best time. I had emailed some...More

Thank pattyrogers64
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My husband & I couldn't be happier we made it on their Charter w/ our 4 yr old son. It was my husband & sons first time on a catamaran; they LOVED it. Captain Mike even let our son steer for a few minutes! We...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The local beer sampling cruise was fun and the beer was excellent! The crew was great and we had the bonus of seeing a whale! You should definitely bring a jacket as it can be pretty cool on the water, even in July! We had...More

Thank sam715342
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Large cat, good wine and beer cheap and added bonus of seeing humpback whales close up. Dress warm, but they have blankets just in case.

Thank John C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Pleasant sail with wine and cheese, bread, and fruit. We were lucky to see 3 whales as we cruised around Santa Cruz Bay. Friendly crew and we had beautiful weather. We had a very nice sail. My only issue was finding the dock. My GPS...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Just a really nice way to spend some time on the bay! We had beautiful weather. Not a lot of sea life this time, but great just the same.

Thank robindawn
Reviewed 18 May 2017

On May 13, 2017 our family enjoyed a wonderful cruise on Monterey Bay. What a delight! The O"Neill boat is beautiful and the crew friendly and helpful. The captain was terrific and calm, making it look easy to navigate through some of the wind. Fun!...More

Thank DonnaandRick
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Contrary to popular belief, the O'Neill Catamaran sails if there is wind and does whale watching if there are whales. The Captain and crew are great! Say, "Hi!" to Bunzy when you step aboard.

Thank Halfman1
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The crew was fabulous and the experience great. Very fairly priced for an hour or so of sailing. It was easy to get on and off the boat. If you are not able to sit on the ground, there are a few benches for sitting,...More

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Brenda H
9 June 2016|
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Response from OYC_1952 | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, Thank you for your question and we'd love to have your group aboard! For our public sails, the cost is $20-40 per person, depending on the type of sail that you book for. If you're looking to do a private event... More
23 May 2015|
Response from OYC_1952 | Property representative |
Hi Judy, Thank you for your question! Our public sail tickets range in price from $20 to $40 depending on the event. If inquiring about a private charter, please contact us directly via phone or email, or check out our... More