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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go whale watching from San Diego aboard a replica of a historic sailing schooner that won the world’s first America’s Cup sailing competition in 1851. Throughout your cruise, your expert guide shares informative commentary about gray whales, dolphins, and other marine animals, along with details about the US Navy sites you pass as you head out on the Pacific Ocean.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride

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Zoom around the waters of San Diego Bay on a jet boat ride that provides speed, splashes, and spins. As you race through the scenic waterway, your captain points out landmarks including the USS Midway, Coronado Island, Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, and the city skyline. Hang on as your captain takes your boat into power slides, 360-degree spins and other thrilling maneuvers—a high-octane twist on sightseeing in San Diego.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Family Whale & Dolphin Adventure

Private Family Whale & Dolphin Adventure

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Get the best chance of seeing whales and dolphins on a private boat tour. Your party will have the run of the boat, including an enclosed cabin, an observation tower, and a restroom. Your experienced USCG-certified captain knows the best places to spot wildlife and will provide engaging commentary on the local marine ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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1 HOUR Eco Pedal Boat Rental in San Diego Bay

1 HOUR Eco Pedal Boat Rental in San Diego Bay

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1 HOUR Pedal Boat Rentals. Maximum capacity 3 adults and 1 kid (650lb) Our Pedal Boats are equipped with very comfortable seating and sun shade. Cruise the San Diego Bay at your own pace while enjoying the local wildlife and sightseeing. Our boat rentals a safe boating experience for families with kids in San Diego! * Well behaved dogs are welcome
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Winter Whale Watching Expedition Cruise

San Diego Winter Whale Watching Expedition Cruise

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San Diego provides the perfect launching point for a whale-watching tour in California. Cruise on the Pacific Ocean in a sturdy boat with a professional crew, looking for gray whales as they migrate along the coast of North America. Dolphins, seals and seabirds are often spotted during this whale-watching tour and the crew provides informative commentary about the marine animals and environment. Bonus: if the crew does not find any whales during your cruise, you receive a complimentary ticket for another trip.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure

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Experience the thrill of driving your own speed boat during this tour of San Diego Harbor. Learn the basics of boating from your expert guide before following your guide's boat around the harbor, cruising past highlights such as the USS Midway, a US Navy submarine, Coronado Bridge, Seaport Village, the cruise ship terminal, the historic ship Star of India and San Diego Maritime Museum. Learn from your guide about these landmarks via the onboard two-way communications system and stop for photo ops on this exciting tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Harbor Cruise

San Diego Harbor Cruise

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Spend a few hours relaxing, sunbathing and sightseeing in the placid waters just off San Diego during this 1 or 2 hour San Diego Harbor cruise. Sit back and relax as you take in a fully-narrated tour, offering top-notch sight lines of the San Diego skyline, a cruise under Coronado Bridge, a look at the bustling US Naval fleet and a chance to spot some of the harbor’s resident sea lions. Choose between 1 and 2 hour cruise options, offering you two trips to fit your schedule and interests.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Premier Dinner Cruise

San Diego Premier Dinner Cruise

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On this experience, relax in style aboard a luxury dinner cruise. Enjoy panoramic views from the boat's deck and take your time over a gourmet, 3-course meal, as you cruise past twinkling city lights that ring San Diego Bay. Listen to an entertaining DJ play music and enjoy an unforgettable evening, or celebrate a birthday, anniversary or another special occasion.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Full-Day Snorkeling Rental Package

Full-Day Snorkeling Rental Package

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Explore San Diego’s vibrant marine life with a full-day snorkeling rental package, and plan a perfect day of fun on the coast with help from an experienced staff. Slip into the water with bright garibaldi fish and the ray-like shovelnose guitar fish, spot harmless leopard sharks then take in views of the city’s sea lion colonies from the ocean. First-time snorkelers can get tips on using the simple equipment, and all will enjoy the flexibility of an independent beach day in San Diego.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.00
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San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise

San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise

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Sail along the San Diego Bay on this relaxing 1-hour cruise. While aboard, enjoy views of the city, as well as US naval vessels, the Star of India, and the Coronado Bridge. Catch sight of the Hotel del Coronado, and spot sea lions in their natural habitats. Along the 1-hour route, you can pick up a snack and drink at the snack bar (own expense), and relax as you cruise the water.
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  • 1 hour
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$30.00
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San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise

San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise

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See San Diego from a marine vantage point on this 90-minute harbor cruise, including a look at the marina, seabirds and potential sea lion sightings. Listen to live narration from your captain and enjoy for-purchase snacks from the onboard snack bar.
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  • 2 hours
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SUP Rental

SUP Rental

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We are open for walk-ups on the weekends from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and by reservation during the week (weather and unforeseen circumstances may change the hours). We are located on the water with the equipment all ready to go. No transporting of equipment necessary. We also supply the paddle, life jacket, and leash. With the beautiful Liberty Station park as our backdrop, we can help make your say on the water an easy and enjoyable experience.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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SUP Lesson on The San Diego Bay (Stand up Paddle Board)

SUP Lesson on The San Diego Bay (Stand up Paddle Board)

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We offer the only Paddle Board and Kayak Lessons and Rentals accessing the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Paddle Board Rental in San Diego

Paddle Board Rental in San Diego

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We give the renters the ease of having us come to where they are and drop off the paddleboards and equipment then pick it up with no hassle in Mission Bay.
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  • 6 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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San Diego Seal Tour

San Diego Seal Tour

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Take in the highlights of San Diego Bay during a sightseeing tour by amphibious vehicle. Travel on both land and water like a ‘duck tour,’ starting on the streets of Seaport Village and rolling down Harbor Drive alongside San Diego Bay. Transition into the water after departing Seaport Village. Cruise past the SeaWorld and Vacation Isle, experiencing the best of maritime San Diego on this fun and informative tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise

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Take an evening cruise wining and dining aboard the ‘Spirit of San Diego,’ enjoying top-notch food and drink, plus sparkling skyline views during this San Diego dinner cruise. Dig into your included gourmet meal, accompanied by a complimentary cocktail and live on-board entertainment, as you cruise 25-miles worth of California’s beautiful coastline and gaze at the twinkling stars above. You can also upgrade your cruise to include an unlimited open bar for an additional price.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion
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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion

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Enjoy a sailing adventure on a Catalina-style sailboat with just six people for a comfortable, semi-private experience (or, find five friends and fill up the whole boat). Sail in San Diego Harbor during the day. Sit back and relax to enjoy the water views while enjoying complimentary beer, soft drinks and snacks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion
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Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion

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Sail into the setting sun aboard a Catalina style sailboat during this intimate cruise with a small group. Feel like you have the ship all to yourself on this trip that’s limited to just 12 total guests, watching as the last rays of the sun drop into the glistening waves. Enjoy the included beer, soft drinks and snacks during the ride, as well as jackets and wind gear in case you get cold. You can even plug in your own music to add to the fun. Departure times vary throughout the year. Guest must contact Sail San Diego after purchase for the exact departure time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

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Go on a whale-watching expedition in San Diego on this 3-hour cruise. Get the scoop from a guide who studies the migratory patterns of grey whales as you keep a lookout for whales in the water. Board a 2-story yacht that gives you 360-degree views of the ocean. Plus, you're guaranteed to see whales or you get to ride again for free.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego
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Small Group Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego

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Watch the sun set over San Diego during an all-inclusive small-group cruise aboard a classic sailboat. Pass landmarks such as the Maritime Museum, Coronado Bridge, and USS Midway, and look for sea lions, dolphins, and other wildlife around San Diego Harbor on the 2.5-hour cruise.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal Waterways

Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal Waterways

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This is a personal tour from one to six passengers that is engaging and diverse tailored to the specific selected tour option(s) Both private and mixed tours are available.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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America's Cup Sailing in San Diego
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America's Cup Sailing in San Diego

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Cruise around San Diego bay aboard an authentic 1992 America’s Cup racing yacht and travel at twice the speed of the average sailboat. The Stars and Stripes USA-11 is one of the fastest and best known America’s Cup racing yachts. It was designed and built to be raced in San Diego, and has been restored to pristine condition. Take a turn at the helm and join in grinding the winches to raise and trim the sails.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise
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San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise

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Make the most of a Sunday with a 2-hour brunch cruise through San Diego Bay. Capture prime views of the city skyline and harbor from a luxury yacht, and round out your morning bliss with bottomless mimosas and our new brunch menu with plated entrée service includes breakfast favorites, vegetarian options, and so much more. Indoor and Outdoor seating available please call Flagship Cruises & Events with seating preference. Listen to DJ tunes as the attentive crew constantly top off your glass. Shouldn’t weekends always be like this?
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Luxury Sunset Sail Experience on San Diego Bay - Small Group
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Luxury Sunset Sail Experience on San Diego Bay - Small Group

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Set sail at one of the best times of day—sunset—during this San Diego Bay cruise. Board a comfortable sailing yacht and cruise along San Diego's coastline, taking in views of the scenic waterfront, military vessels, and historical landmarks. Catch sight of marine life and enjoy spectacular photo ops. Gorgeous sunset views and Wine makes this tour a great choice for couples or travelers celebrating a special occasion.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about On the Water in San Diego

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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
"We saw a megapod of dolphins. It was awesome and worth the voyage. Ths was a peaceful getaway I look forward to doing again."..."
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San Diego Bay Jet Boat Ride
"The drifts and the waves just awesome! Webt around the bay with great speeds water splashing all over us. Full value for money"..."
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Private Family Whale & Dolphin Adventure
"Excellent service, great way to go whale watching. I recommend Captain Rich, you'll be in great hands If you are prone to motion sickness, or uncomfortable on the water, consider a larger craft."..."
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1 HOUR Eco Pedal Boat Rental in San Diego Bay
"It was a good experience, the staff were really nice and chill group of people. They were very helpful, they made sure you were comfortable especially not being experienced with the boats. We had such a good time and we will be back again."..."
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San Diego Winter Whale Watching Expedition Cruise
"We saw two gray whales, hundreds of birds amd dolphins. It was a great family experience in San Diego."..."
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San Diego Harbor Speed Boat Adventure
"Loved the experience the guide was amazing and friendly will do it again. Next time I am booking with my older kids"..."
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San Diego Harbor Cruise
"The tour guide had a lot of interesting information about the history of the area and the types of naval ships."..."
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San Diego Premier Dinner Cruise
"The manager was amazing and very accommodating. It was smooth sailing and the dinner service was very well organized."..."
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Full-Day Snorkeling Rental Package
"It was amazing to see all the fish and wildlife growing below my feet!! And the sea lions swimming right in front of us was crazy! It was so much fun for my first time. Would definitely go again in a heartbeat"..."
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San Diego One Hour Harbor Cruise
"Everything was great!! The tour was super knowledgeable, we leaned a lot about San Diego and Navy Seals. Service was great with serving drinks and small plates. Pictures turned out amazing!!! Definitely recommend this boat tour to anyone and everyone!!!"..."
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San Diego Best of the Bay 90 Minute Harbor Cruise
"We enjoyed the entire trip, the narrator was very informative, about the military ships, the bridge, the restaurants we saw along the way. There weren't too many people, which was nice!"..."
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SUP Lesson on The San Diego Bay (Stand up Paddle Board)
"Mike was great (early, prepared, and experienced). My family (2 adults and 2 children) and I have never been paddle boarding before and Mike took time to give us lessons making sure we were comfortable before heading out to the bay. My kids went out on their own! Everyone had a great time. The location was also great."..."
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Paddle Board Rental in San Diego
"High recommend, cool guy, very informative and helped my friend and I learn how to paddle board! Will do again(-:"..."
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San Diego Seal Tour
"Johnny and Amy were excellent. The bottom of our seats were really hot but my husband said some part of the motor is there. It was wonderful"..."
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San Diego Harbor Dinner Cruise
"I loved it spending time on the boat anniversary The people that are on the boat or very respectfulThe food was great The atmosphere was wonderful no"..."
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Small-Group San Diego Afternoon Sailing Excursion
"Greg was an amazing captain. He ensured our safety throughout the sail, and he made sure we were comfortable and were having fun. We also appreciated his sailing lessons and sense of humor ;-)."..."
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Small-Group San Diego Sunset Sailing Excursion
"Great calm waters, sightseeing of seals, birds, buildings, yachts, ships… Great captain, made our sail very safe and enjoyable. Though we didn’t see the sunset due to cloudy sky, it didn’t low our expectations. Captain Frank was very respectful to us and great professional."..."
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
"Awesome dolphin show! Amazing sites, even though we are unable to see a whale. Great crew! Would definitely go back again."..."
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Small Group Classic Sunset Sail in San Diego
"We enjoyed a beautiful serene sunset with Captain Phillip. He is extremely knowledgeable on boating and would diffentely go out on any type of water craft with Captain Phillip."..."
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Affordable, Luxury Sailing Tour of San Diego's Bay and Coastal Waterways
"Boat Captain Jason was a great tour guide- very knowledgeable and chatty with the entire group. Throughout the tour he would chat about the points of interest, asking questions to the group as well as talking about his own experiences."..."
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America's Cup Sailing in San Diego
"The staff was so welcoming, friendly and very knowledgeable about sailing and about the general San Diego Bay area. Would definitely look into doing this again."..."
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San Diego Champagne Brunch Cruise
"Very enjoyable! Crew was friendly and enjoyed the scenery brunch was delicious . The social distancing was appropriate."..."
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Luxury Sunset Sail Experience on San Diego Bay - Small Group
"Captain Kyle. A great way to enjoy San Diego Harbor. Boat was comfortable. 2 hours was about right time."..."

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