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Small-Group Sailing Lessons

Small-Group Sailing Lessons

There’s very little that can beat the sensation of being out on the water, the wind filling the sails, harnessing the power of nature, and relying on your skills and expertise. It lets you find some peace and quiet It slows downtime and helps us understand ourselves It lets you get away from it all It teaches you lots of technical skills and expertise It increases the sense of freedom and speed It helps us feel connected to nature It rewards focus, effort, and competition It teaches us about being part of a team
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$199.00
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$199.00
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Beginner Surfing in San Francisco (Pacifica Beach)

Beginner Surfing in San Francisco (Pacifica Beach)

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Learn to surf in Pacifica, a picturesque town on the California coast just south of San Francisco. Your expert instructor covers all basics so that you can begin to catch some waves. Learn how to read the ocean, paddle out, pop up, balance and ride the waves, along with the etiquette of the surf world. Start practicing on the beach and in shallow waters before heading further out, with the assistance of your instructor available throughout your 3-hour lesson. Choose a morning or mid-day lesson that suits your schedule, with all necessary equipment provided.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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2-Hour Sunset Sail on the San Francisco Bay

2-Hour Sunset Sail on the San Francisco Bay

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Come aboard the Privateer for a beautiful sailing journey along the San Francisco Bay where you can enjoy sightseeing at the most beautiful time of day—sunset. Coast along as you spot out Alcatraz, the Sausalito shoreline, and the Golden Gate bridge, all with a drink of choice in your hand.  
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00

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America's Cup Day Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay

America's Cup Day Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay

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Tread in the footsteps of world-champion sailors on this 2.5-hour America’s Cup Day Sail on San Francisco Bay. You’ll board a high-speed International America’s Cup class yacht and take a turn on the official race course from the 2013 competition. With a skilled sailor in charge, you’ll take your turn as crew working the sail trim controls and even have a chance to skipper the boat. After departing from San Francisco’s famous Pier 39 you’ll take to the Bay and cruise beneath the magnificent Golden Gay Bridge. There’s no better way to see the Bay than this sailing trip with USA 76.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$181.99
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$181.99

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

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Visit charming Sausalito, cruise across San Francisco Bay and stare up in wonder at the redwood trees of Muir Woods on this combo tour from San Francisco—the perfect day out in the Bay Area. Experience the Golden Gate Bridge from both above and below as you drive across it and glide under it, and learn about some of California’s oldest and tallest natural wonders, the coastal redwoods. In Sausalito, you can stroll along the waterfront or shop in the galleries and boutiques.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Explore one of California's most iconic settings from the beauty of San Francisco Bay. This narrated Golden Gate Bay cruise journeys alongside Alcatraz and Angel Island State Park, past the shores of Sausalito and beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. You can choose to view the sights from inside your boat or out on deck.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
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1.5-hour San Francisco Bay Sailing Tour

1.5-hour San Francisco Bay Sailing Tour

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Take a relaxing afternoon sailing cruise aboard a traditional sailboat on the San Francisco Bay. Cruise past landmarks such as Alcatraz Island, Angel Island, the Sausalito waterfront, and Golden Gate Bridge, and see the San Francisco skyline on your way back to Pier 39. Includes two drinks, and personalized attention from the crew and captain.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding in San Francisco's Mission Bay

Stand-Up Paddleboarding in San Francisco's Mission Bay

This stand-up paddleboard lesson in San Francisco makes for the perfect day out on the water. Admire views of the San Francisco skyline as you paddle from Mission Creek into Mission Bay, ending up in front of McCovey Cove outside of the San Francisco Giants ballpark. Each tour is catered to your experience level—ideal for first-timers and hobbyists alike.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
Price varies by group size
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$99.00
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Mix & Save: Muir Woods and Sausalito + Escape From the Rock Cruise

Mix & Save: Muir Woods and Sausalito + Escape From the Rock Cruise

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Combine some of the San Francisco area's top sights—Alcatraz, Muir Woods, and Sausalito—in a single day tour. Traveling in a luxury bus, you'll be able to focus on the sights while someone else drives and provides insightful commentary. Explore Muir Woods and Sausalito independently, then hop a boat for a cruise around Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.00
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$105.00
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San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise

San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise

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Sail across San Francisco Bay at twilight to admire the city skyline as it begins to light up for the night. With an experienced captain at the helm, you’ll glide past Alcatraz Island and cruise underneath the Golden Gate Bridge.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

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Admire San Francisco and its surrounding sights from the water on a San Francisco Bay sailing cruise. Onboard a catamaran, sail past the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, legendary Alcatraz Island, and the hamlet of Sausalito. Take advantage of great photo ops while you soak up the sea breeze during this scenic tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.00
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$72.00
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Private Sailing For you and your group up to 4 people in San Francisco Bay

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Private Sailing For you and your group up to 4 people in San Francisco Bay

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Have you ever wanted to go sailing in the San Francisco Bay area but didn’t know anyone with a boat? Come sail with me, Captain John. Let me share my passion for sailing with you. I’m a U.S. certified sailing instructor and licensed by the U.S Coast Guard and fully insured. The boat, Temptation, was purchased in 2007 brand new. She is a modern, luxury 37-foot sailing yacht. I have lived here for almost 45 years and can be your tour guide on the water. Just sit back, relax and enjoy a great day of sailing the SF bay with your friends and family. Sailing aboard my boat, Temptation, is a great economical way to spend a memorable day on the beautiful San Francisco Bay. It’s so much fun!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$474.00
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$500.00
$26.00 savings
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$474.00
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$500.00
$26.00 savings
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America's Cup Sunset Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay

America's Cup Sunset Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay

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Take the helm of an International America’s Cup Class yacht on a 2.5-hour sail that traces the official course of San Francisco’s 2013 America’s Cup race. Cast off from the city’s bustling waterfront, and work alongside the crew to trim sails and operate the hoist while you head towards the Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy fresh Pacific breezes as you get underway, and capture unforgettable images of Alcatraz, the San Francisco skyline, the bridge and the soaring Marin Headlands from the deck of the USA 76.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$193.35
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Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bay Cruise

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bay Cruise

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Enjoy a relaxing outing on San Francisco Bay with a cruise. Take in panoramic views of the city skyline, marvel at Alcatraz Island, and journey beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Choose to sit indoors or savor cool bay breezes from an outdoor deck and experience San Francisco in a whole new way from the water. You can even learn about the sights that you're seeing from a free audio tour—available on any personal wifi-enabled device. This ticket allows you to skip the box office line and go straight to the gate.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
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$34.00
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SURF TRIP IN SAN FRANCISCO Stinson Beach - Bolinas // // RIDING THE BRIDGE

SURF TRIP IN SAN FRANCISCO Stinson Beach - Bolinas // // RIDING THE BRIDGE

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What we propose is an atypical and unique experience. A summary of California surf trip during your visit to San Francisco. With your guide, aboard your van for the day, you will discover the most beautiful beaches of the region, enjoy the joys of the Pacific Ocean and enjoy the flavors of local cuisine. You can admire this beautiful wild coast, with its spectacular views, breathtaking, and sometimes dolphins and whales. The surfboards on the roof, the combis in the trunk, The adventure while music, colors and thrills promises to be unforgettable. An activity rich in emotions open to all. Several surf trips are available to you. Make your choice and let yourself embark on the exciting surf culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
Price varies by group size
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$109.00
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Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour

Combo Tour: Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Grand City Tour

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Explore San Francisco and Alcatraz on this 2-in-1 tour. Hop aboard a ferry for a scenic ride to Alcatraz and enjoy the award-winning audio walking tour. Plus, enjoy a coach tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Learn about the City by the Bay through visits to top attractions such as Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, the Presidio, and the Palace of Fine Arts.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Beginner Freediving class

Beginner Freediving class

Freediving! Your body already knows what to do. When you hold your breath and put your face in water, a set of ancient instincts that we share with dolphins and seals kicks in. Your heart rate slows, your mind calms and blood flows to your core. Once you get used to it, you can stay down for minutes at a time. Warning: freediving can be addictive.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.00
Price varies by group size
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$350.00
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America's Cup Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay: Race Day

America's Cup Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay: Race Day

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Climb aboard USA 76, an International America’s Cup Class racing yacht and join the crew to race against 40 other yachts in a regatta on the San Francisco Bay. Participate with active crew roles: try pinning the sail trim, take a turn at the helm, or just sit back and enjoy the ride. Learn the history of the ship and have a safety interdiction from your US Coast Guard Licensed crew.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$216.06
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Alcatraz Island Tickets with Golden Gate Bay Cruise

Alcatraz Island Tickets with Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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Currently Alcatraz interior areas are inaccessible due to construction. Get two different tours that will take you to enjoy the great icons of San Francisco: Access the famous Alcatraz prison starting with a panoramic ferry trip to the island. Inside Alcatraz prison you will know everything about its historical importance before and after becoming one of the most legendary prisons in the world. Also, experience breathtaking views aboard the famous red and white fleet that will take you below the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. As you progress, listen to the audio comments that inform you about the rich cultural history of the city of San Francisco as you navigate through its most famous places. Tickets to Alcatraz are included in order to bring the best experiences in a single tour package. There are no surcharges on the official ticket price for Alcatraz Island, which is $ 39.90 per adult. Tickets are issued in the name of the client.
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  • 4 hours
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$106.75
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Golden Gate Bay Cruise + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

Golden Gate Bay Cruise + Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

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Discover top sights along San Francisco's iconic waterfront during this time-saver guided tour. Learn about the evolution of the picturesque waterfront city, from the gold rush frenzy to the advent of the cable-car. Highlights include the sea lions on Pier 39, stunning views overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, and a stop at the historic Old Del Monte Fruit Cannery. Upgrade to include a sightseeing cruise along the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.67
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$58.67
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5 Pack Surf Lessons

5 Pack Surf Lessons

The 5 pack of surf lessons is perfect for people who are committed to learning to surf and want to have consistent lessons. Lessons in the 5 pack are a combo of group, semi-private and private sessions. Lessons are taught at both Stinson and Bolinas, depending upon the conditions and the level of the student.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$500.00
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$500.00

2 Hours Private Sailboat Charter in San Francisco

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2 Hours Private Sailboat Charter in San Francisco

Imagine sailing underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and seeing wildlife. Celebrate your special event under the romance of sailing. Private sailboat cruises are a great way to celebrate your special event. All the events can be customized for you! There will be just you and your group on the boat.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$510.00
per group
$600.00
$90.00 savings
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Come Sailing with us aboard a classic 72' Tall Ship Schooner-up to 49 passengers

Come Sailing with us aboard a classic 72' Tall Ship Schooner-up to 49 passengers

We know of no other sailing vessel that has such a spacious design both in the bar/lounge below decks and above too. This tall ship schooner is one of a kind with traditional rigging and modern conveniences. She is stunningly beautiful yet a stable ride. Come enjoy all her splendor!
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$3,840.00
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Intermediate Surf Lessons In Marin

Intermediate Surf Lessons In Marin

This two and a half hour group follow-up lesson is designed for anyone who has previously taken any surfing lessons. In this intermediate lesson we will work on wave judgment, riding the face of the wave, angled takeoffs, trimming and paddling, and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$70.84
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