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“forrest”(9 reviews)
“tiller”(2 reviews)
“captain”(9 reviews)
California Classic Sail operates a beautiful classic sailing charter boat on the Monterey Bay from the picturesque Santa Cruz Harbor and from the Capitola Wharf. We specialize in two hour public and private sailing charters that are a perfect...more
Santa Cruz Harbor "F" Dock, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
+1 831-706-8574
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are repeat offenders, having done a chartered sail 2 years ago with Captain Forrest and Sarah. The wind and weather were perfect. There is nothing quite like a wooden sailboat. You can be as involved or uninvolved as you like with respect to actually...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat is in poor condition: wood has not been maintained/severely weather worn with flaked, peeling varnish, paint slapped over surfaces; snapped rope rigging duct-taped together; ridiculously misleading web site. This is run by a guy with a boat and a rubber dingy that he...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sarah is a terrific and interesting "classic" sailboat, and Captain Forest is a wonderful captain. We had an absolutely terrific time. My daughter, who is 12, had never really been sailing and I had not been for a long time. We took a two-hour sail,...More

Thank John R H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our sail and being able to take command of the shipand visit with the owners. It was a great experience.

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Thank pointergirls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great boat made all of wood. Captain Forest is very friendly and accommodating to your needs and interests. Also willing to teach you the ropes if your interested.

Thank keithblaine
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The Captain was cordial and courteous. The sail was not impressive and the weather was not cooperating either.

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Thank rredlew
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Excellent trip with very knowledgeable Captain. Enjoyable sail. Captain allowed you to help sail as much or as little as you wanted. Would take this sail again.

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Thank onergolf
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Forrest, our skipper was inclined to discuss the sailing as little or as much as we wanted and to let us take part or not.. Boat being private to our family was a plus. All arrangements as described and all on time as scheduled. A...More

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Thank Stephen Norman M
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Our sailing adventure with Captain Forrest was a definite highlight of our N. California road trip. In addition to the priceless time at sea with wind in our sails, we soaked up the unforgettable experiences and intellectual interaction with the capable Captain. Worth every penny...More

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Thank burntjeff
Reviewed September 5, 2016

I LOVED IT. I really recomend it if you love the ocean, sea life, and Santa Cruz. It is a great location for family fun. I took my two children that are 10 & 12, I do not recommend for children younger then 8.

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