Latest 5-star Yelp review

So proud to keep getting 5-star reviews! Here's the latest from 9/25/17. I think this time, the sea lions may have had something to do with it;)

Had a wonderful time and an amazing tour with Captain Phil. Very knowledgeable and highly skilled in navigating the sail boat.  The vessel was beautiful. Captain Phil has over 50 years of experience that really showed as we navigated through the waters. He even got us close up shots of sea lions that were sleeping on various buoy's and docks. I would definitely recommend this tour!

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Weekday Sunset Special

As all good things must come to an end, so, alas, must summer!  This means an earlier sunset time, especially once daylight savings takes effect. Never fear!  We will still be offering sunset sails on a daily basis.  This calls for a slight change in our schedule, so that from Sept 25, weekday sails (Monday-Friday) will be 2 hours in length, starting at 5:00, then as winter draws nearer, departures will eventually be at 3:00. The sunset doesn't get any less beautiful, no matter the season, so let's have happy hour early, and afloat!

Red sky at night, sailor's delight...

Red sky at night, sailor's delight...

Team Building Program

Turn your staff into a crew! We are pleased to announce that we have launched a team building program for small groups. Captain Philip will direct your staff to steer, hoist sails, serve drinks, and perform general duties.  

By the time your staff disembark, they will be more unified and have improved their capacity to work together - and have a lot of fun in the process!

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Latest Trip Advisor Review

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous sunset sail!

My husband and I went out on the sunset tour last evening. It was an unforgettable cruise. There were only two other passengers on the tour with us as we sailed around San Diego harbor on a beautifully refurbished sloop. Captain Phil was friendly and engaging and knew just when to let us enjoy the sunset, the water and sound of the sails in the wind. I would recommend this tour to anyone!

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Sailing Crew needed for Maritime Museum!

Opportunity: Sail and Maintenance Crew - learn to sail and maintain historic ships!

The ships at the Maritime Museum are sailed and maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers. Have you ever wanted to learn to sail and maintain tall ships? The Maritime Museum will teach you. Learn about ships from four different centuries which include the 19th century Californian, a tops’l schooner; the 18th century HMS Surprise a full rigged British Frigate, the 19th century three masted Bark the Star of India, 16th century Spanish Galleon San Salvador and the 20th century steam yacht Medea.

Sail and maintenance crew members can expect to learn skills such as rope making, knot tying, climbing the rigging, maintenance of the ships, and much more. Don’t think you are a climber? No problem, we have needs for people of all abilities.

Crew meets on Sunday aboard the Star of India, plus we have ongoing opportunities during the week for sailing and maintenance. Fill out the online application form, and we can email you crew information about joining. Or show up at the Star of India, Sundays 7:45am. Ask for Mr Davis.
Click here for the application form and for a video about volunteers:

Maritime Museum's annual cannon battle

Maritime Museum's annual cannon battle