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Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11

1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
+1 619-255-4705
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Great sail on Stars & Stripes!

Had an awesome time sailing on Stars & Stripes. As an avid sailor it was everything I was hoping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oceanside, California
A Wonderful Holiday Sail

I took my brothers, niece and her boyfriend on the Stars and Stripes just before Christmas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marty S
Tubac, Arizona
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Public and private 3 hour sails aboard Stars & Stripes USA-11, the authentic 1992 America's Cup racing yacht sailed by Dennis Conner. Take the helm, grind the winches, or just hang on as this amazing high performance racer zips around San Diego Bay at twice the speed of the average sailboat. A truly unique and memorable experience. Soft drinks, water, peanuts, & pretzels are provided at no cost. You are welcome to bring your own camera, but a crew member will be taking complimentary photos & videos of all the action on board as well as the sights of San Diego Bay. After the sail, complimentary refreshments are served while viewing the days activities on our flat screen TV. The photos & videos will then be posted on Google Web Albums for free access and use. The total cost (no additional taxes or fees) of $125 for adults & $75 for children (5-18) is the best value and most exciting venue on San Diego Bay.
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1551 Shelter Island Dr, Kona Kai Resort and Marina, San Diego, CA 92106-3102
+1 619-255-4705

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome time sailing on Stars & Stripes. As an avid sailor it was everything I was hoping for. Totally hands on working the grinders, trimming the sails and driving the boat. The captain and crew were great, always taking time to teach us...More

Thank gladkowskimike
Captain_Lynn, Owner at Sail Stars & Stripes USA-11, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the very comprehensive review and we hope to see you sailing with us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my brothers, niece and her boyfriend on the Stars and Stripes just before Christmas. Everyone thought it was just the best adventure. The history discussion of the America's Cup before the sail was very interesting. The sail was well organized and fun; everyone...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time on this sailboat. The crew and weather was amazing. It was fun to steer and “grind” to control the sails. Free snacks and drinks. A must do if you visit San Diego.

Thank Tigger3370
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I told my husband we could sail on Stars and Stripes he was so excited! It was my first time on any kind of sail boat and we both loved this trip. We had a beautiful afternoon for it, and there was a really...More

1  Thank Djc005
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

You can sit back or participate. Everyone had a turn or two driving the boat. We had 8 to 12 knots of wind and up to 13 knots boat speed. Fun! The boat is huge and very dry. It is close to original so it...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The sail was a birthday gift from my son who accompanied me on the outing. I found the captain and crew to be first rate and extremely friendly and knowledgeable, which contributed to making my sailing experience truly outstanding! The weather was perfect and the...More

Thank cdwineland
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Enjoyed being part of the "crew" and experiencing the handling and speed of the boat. Of the many sail boats we have been on this was one of the best. Not only did we enjoy sailing but also the view of the city and harbor...More

Thank ampodell
Reviewed 7 November 2017

great boat and fun crew. its a hands on event. you get to help put up the sails and piloting the boat. at the end they show you a video of your trip and then they send you a link to pictures from the day....More

Thank TravelingBrian
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What a phenomenal day on San Diego Bay with the America's Cup Stars and Stripes today! Lynn and Bee and the crew are terrific hosts and historians of the America's Cup. It was a hands on experience with the most spectacular weather possible. We hit...More

Thank SanDiegoMac12
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were so fortunate to celebrate a very dear friend's birthday on the Stars & Stripes sailing the San Diego Harbor! I have never been sailing before. What a beautiful day and wonderful experience. The crew was amazing! Big thanks to Lynn and Bee who...More

Thank yurasian2
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Questions & Answers
3 August 2017|
Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
$125 for adults and $75 for 18 & under.
Katie T
3 August 2017|
Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
We have the required US Coast Guard off-shore life jacket Type 1 PFD for persons weighing more than 90 pounds. It would probably not fit anyone over about a 250 pounds.
14 February 2017|
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Response from Captain_Lynn | Property representative |
As an authentic America's Cup racing yacht, there are no bathrooms, beds, galleys or other conveniences on board. Just a marine head for emergencies.