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America's Cup Sailing Adventure on San Francisco Bay: Day Sail provided by ACsailingSF

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

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If you're a sailing enthusiast, don't miss the chance to set sail on a racing yacht in San Francisco, and cruise the course from the 2013 America’s Cup aboard a ship that actually sailed the race. With this experience, follow your captain's lead as you help with sail trim controls, try your hand at the helm, or just let the crew whisk around so you can enjoy the sights.
  • Set sail on the San Francisco Bay on a real racing yacht, from Pier 39
  • Sailing enthusiasts get hands-on, with the chance to help crew the vessel
  • Enjoy views of the San Francisco waterfront, and the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Get a great value, with water, snacks, and weatherproof gear included
Important Information
Departure Point
Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • US Coast Guard Licensed Captain plus professional crew
  • Bottled water & energy snacks
  • Waterproof pants and warm jackets on board if needed
  • Gratuities (recommended 15%
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. Visit ACsailingSF online to view the real-time status of each trip.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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RobIsti F wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and engaging. I wish I had brought warmer clothing, but there were spares on board to borrow. It was delightful getting to help crank up the sail and steer for a bit. I got good answers to all of my questions.
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Date of experience: November 2019
dcstep wrote a review Dec 2019
Greenwood Village, Colorado216 contributions49 helpful votes
We went out on a blustery day, with winds in the 15-knots and moderate wave action. Into the wind, we were heeled over around 20 to 30-degrees and making around 25-mph. Everyone that wanted to could take the helm for a generous amount of time. Several of the guest-crew served as
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Date of experience: November 2019
awydler wrote a review Oct 2019
San Francisco, California16 contributions13 helpful votes
Took my 6-person team out to celebrate a special achievement - and the Day Sail was the perfect way to experience SF from a completely different perspective. Had an incredibly relaxing time, enjoyed a sunny day. Skipper Dan's whole crew made the sail a special experience,
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Date of experience: October 2019
ll72 wrote a review Sep 2019
Brisbane, Australia132 contributions71 helpful votes
A fantastic time on USA 76, crew were friendly and encouraged participation as much as was wanted. A once in a lifetime experience on an America's Cup Class Yacht - was privileged to be steering under the Golden Gate Bridge, don't forget to look up...briefly :) Highly
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Date of experience: August 2019
markls3 wrote a review Jul 2019
Southampton, United Kingdom31 contributions21 helpful votes
A colleague and I decided to try this out and what a great time it was! USA76 is all she's claimed to be - a thoroughbred racing machine with a solid crew who know their craft and their clients well. We were briefed on safety and some aspects of sailing before departing the
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Date of experience: May 2019
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By: ACsailingSF
Greatest experience to do in SAN Francisco.
Awesome experience. If it’s the only activity you do in SAN Francisco this is the one, especially if the sun is shi
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A wild ride!!!
This was a great adventure. Hands-on if you want to sail, they let you. FUN, FUN with a capital F!! Well worth the
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Erqi P
Awesome exhilarating experience w captain Jon and experienced crew who engaged us to participate fully. Beautiful
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Tom G
Fast, fun, and friendly
Sailing on USA 76 was a blast! The crew were very friendly and energetic and gave us a chance to sail the boat some
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Great day on the Bay
I had no idea what to expect on this boat; we accompanied some friends who suggested the outing. IT WAS SO MUCH FU
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Birthday sail
Our first sail on AC sail was a birthday present to my wife. We have been out on a couple catamurans but this was t
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Wonderfull Opportunity!
This was a gift from my wife, I had so much fun helping the crew in the race, seeing the awesome tech of the boat,
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Great experience
So glad I decided to do this! Friendly made everyone feel welcome. This was my favorite experience in SF, I’ll neve
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Highlight of our 2 week California trip!
Wow. This tour was just amazing. Sailing in the bay of SFO on a crazy cool boat and with a super nice and professio
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Pinnacle experience to sail SF Bay on America's Cup Yacht
This is a pinnacle sailing experience--if you are a sailor and have not been aboard an America's cup racing yacht o
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Guy C
Sailing the Bay on USA 76
A real treat to be able to sail in San Francisco Bay on a carbon fibre racing yacht. Whilst the weather was mixed,
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Audrey F
To put on your bucket list!
This was an AWESOME experience. Thank you Max, Kira, Peter and Captain Jon for sharing your knowledge!
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Loved it, loved it, loved it!!!
Big highlight for us. We were lucky enough to take part in a regatta tonight with the guys on the America’s Cup boa
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Fantastic tour with a friendly crew. The best way to see the San Francisco Bay atop the water.
Fantastic tour with a friendly crew. The best way to see the San Francisco Bay atop the water. Loved every minute
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Oded H
Amazing experience
Easy to sign up and easy to enroll. sailing with professionals who were super friendly and knowledgable was great.
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Key Details
  • Pier 39, Golden Gate Bridge
  • Duration: 2h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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