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Next Level Sailing

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Welcome aboard the world famous 139ft yacht AMERICA for a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching experience. This luxurious sailing schooner provides the most environmentally friendly and personal wildlife experience in San Diego. Next Level Sailing is...more
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1492 N Harbor Dr, Site of San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, CA 92101-3309
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highlight of our trip! Where to start...bang for buck in affordability; the boat is beautiful; this is a real working crew folks and the captain is leading, teaching and aware of everything on board; Louie the boat dog!; being able to get hands on with...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful experience on yacht America yesterday with terrific Captain Troy & great crew. It was a wonderful day on the water, yacht America is a beautiful schooner and we saw several pods of whales! PERFECT DAY! And Corgi Louis, just like Captain & Crew...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time on this trip, the crew was very knowledgeable. Unfortunately we didn’t see any Whales but we did see lots of dolphins. I would do it again!

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We went for the whale-watching trip knowing it was the shoulder season, but were pleasantly surprised to encounter a humpback whale which gave us quite a display. The vessel, the America, was beautiful and a great sail, and the crew were really fun and excellent...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

We are repeat visitors and absolutely love the experience. The crew are amazing, the ship is awesome and nature provides unmatched scenery. No better value for money spent in any adventure. Don’t miss it!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

What an AMAZING Sailing Experience!!! My sister and I were so excited for our Sailing Adventure aboard the Yacht America, but we had no idea how truly relaxing and wonderful it would be!!! We set sail and then my sister was invited to help RAISE...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Although we didn't get to see any whales, we did get to see hundreds of dolphins. The crew was fun and polite. They walked and talked to everyone on board and made the experience a great one. It was fun to watch the sails go...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcus B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This was going to be the highlight of our visit to SD. We received a confirmation e mail the day before. When we arrived at the Maritime Museum ticket booth we were given our 'passes' and signed in on a manifest. We waited by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

This was a terrific afternoon of sailing. What a beautiful boat! The captain and crew were all very knowledgeable and efficient in handling the necessary procedures to get a boat of this size under sail. We had exceptional weather and even though we did not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank njnine
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The allure here is definitely riding on the replica of the Americana - the boat looks beautiful the crew are very happy to tell you how things work and let you join in, and riding on a sail boat is magnificent. The tour is longer...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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