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Eco Sailing Tour of San Francisco Bay

Tiburon, United States

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Experience hosted by Lauren

3.5 hours
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in German, English, French

What you'll do

This is an intimate experience for up to six guests. We'll meet you at the Marina. At the marina, we'll acquaint you with our beloved yacht "Whimsea" and all of it's luxurious amenities, give you a safety tour and briefing, stow your gear, and share the itinerary for the day. Then we'll put on all our sailing gear and disembark the dock for adventures on the Bay. We'll head to the central bay past Tiburon, Sausalito, Angel Island and Alcatraz, and head for the Golden Gate Bridge. During our voyage you can sit back and relax with some gourmet food and drinks, and/or help us steer and trim the sails. The boat is very comfortable, stable, and we guarantee you wont get wet or cold. The experience is like sitting in a luxurious living room with great views passing you by. During the voyage you can feel free to ask us about the maritime history of the bay, the environmental conditions of the Bay or any other fun Bay facts. Your host Lauren has over 30 years working for the local Ports and teaching sailing and marine science on the Bay. Your host Jerry is a doctor and has sailed this yacht Whimsea around the world and in the Bay for over 40 years. We both love sailing the Bay and sharing our love of it with our guests.
Other things to note
Each tour is for a minimum of 6 guests. The cost per person for a 3 1/2 hour tour including food and drinks is $120/pp. Please email (sailcaptainmorgan@gmail.com) or call us at 916-836-0849 at least a few days before your tour so we can send you some important FAQs.
This is an intimate experience for up to six guests. We'll meet you at the Marina. At the marina, we'll acquaint you with our beloved yacht "Whimsea" and all of it's luxurious amenities, give you a safety tour and briefing, stow your gear, and share the itinerary for the day. Then we'll put on all our sailing gear and disembark the dock for adventures on the Bay. We'll head to the central bay past Tiburon, Sausalito, Angel Island and Alcatraz,…

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What's included

  • Food
    We will prepare gourmet snacks and lunch catered to our guests special need...
  • Drinks
    We will prepare drinks catered to our guests special needs. We cater to spe...
  • Equipment
    We provide all the safety gear you will need including life jackets., binoc...
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/ person
Wed, Dec 9
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
$120 per person
$120 per person
Sat, Dec 12
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
$120 per person
$120 per person
Sun, Dec 13
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
$120 per person
$120 per person

Meet your host, Lauren

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 4 Reviews
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Captains Lauren and Jerry have over 80 years of combined experience captaining boats around the world. They are both passionate sailors and love being out on San Francisco bay. They also both love people, and sharing the joys of sailing with their guests. Lauren is a licensed Coast Guard Captain and professional sailing instructor, and loves to share her knowledge of sailing and adventures with her guests. In addition, she worked for over 20 years at the local Ports of San Francisco and Oakland and has a wealth of knowledge about the maritime, natural and cultural histories of the Bay. Jerry owns the luxurious yacht "Whimsea" and has sailed on this boat and others around the world. He is a doctor, and a pilot and is dedicated to keeping our guests safe and comfortable. He loves people, and sharing the Bay's beauty and wonders.
Captains Lauren and Jerry have over 80 years of combined experience captaining boats around the world. They are both passionate sailors and love being out on San Francisco bay. They also both love people, and sharing the joys of sailing with their guests. Lauren is a licensed Coast Guard Captain and professional sailing instructor, and loves to share her knowledge of sailing and adventures with her guests. In addition, she worked for over 20 years at the local Ports of San Francisco and Oakland…
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Where you'll be

We'll spend 3 hours sailing the Bay, past the Tiburon peninsula, and the Sausalito waterfront, Richardson Bay, around Angel Island, and out to the central Bay towards the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Along the way we'll see lots of sea birds, and seals, sea lions, porpoises and maybe even some whales.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Yalina
February 2020
One word to describe this! Unforgettable! This experience was one of a kind. We had never been sailing before so Lauren and Jerry were more than happy to answer all our questions. The amount of knowledge that these two hosts have is astounding. I was blown away by every story. They were attentive, kind, funny, generous, the list goes on. I have booked a few excursions on this app by now and these have been the only hosts thus far who have really gone above and beyond. At one point, I got a little sea sick and there was Lauren with some ginger candies, a bottle of water, and some helpful tips. Wow! The boat was beautiful. Smooth, clean, safe, and well equipped. I could sit here and go on but you get the gist. Book now and thank me later!
One word to describe this! Unforgettable! This experience was one of a kind. We had never been sailing before so Lauren and Jerry were more than happy to answer all our questions.…
Aimee
December 2019
Our day of sailing with Captain Lauren and Captain Morgan was relaxed, close to nature, and with beautiful views of the bay. Lauren was very responsive, and helped plan a special Christmas-time surprise for my fiancé, including a pretty array of snacks and drinks. She really went the extra mile with planning and hospitality, making us feel very welcomed on their boat. As an interesting side note - Lauren is an expert sailor and currently is an instructor of several high-level students! We had a nice time and felt very lucky to sail on a sunny day, with a few other guests joining us. We were able to see several dolphins (porpoises - perhaps ~15 different sightings of groups), various birds species, and a few seals! We highly recommend this experience, especially for those searching for a special day that is not near crowded touristy areas. We hope to come back on our next visit!
Our day of sailing with Captain Lauren and Captain Morgan was relaxed, close to nature, and with beautiful views of the bay. Lauren was very responsive, and helped plan a special C…
Arina
December 2019
This was an incredible experience! Not only Lauren and Gerry are welcoming and friendly but stories that they told and whole trip was something beyond expectations! Thank you so much! I will definitely repeat this experience
Emma
November 2019
Jerry and Lauren were fantastic hosts and we really enjoyed our sailing experiences today! It was wonderful hearing all their stories and they both made us feel so welcome and took the time to explain everything to us. The snacks and wine were a great addition and it’s an activity I would 100% recommend. Would definitely do it again!!
Jerry and Lauren were fantastic hosts and we really enjoyed our sailing experiences today! It was wonderful hearing all their stories and they both made us feel so welcome and too…

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Sun hat, warm clothes, sun glasses, closed toed shoes, sun block, camera