Set Sail in San Diego: Best Places to Sail in SD

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It’s finally the perfect time of year to take advantage of the water activities San Diego is known for. Sailing is one of our favorite things to do on the water, and there are a lot of different ways to set sail in San Diego. You can take a tour, learn to sail the boat on your own, or watch a race. No matter how you choose to enjoy the art of sailing, there are plenty of options available.

San Diego Sailing Tours offers daytime and sunset sailing tours. The sunset tour on the bay will remind you how beautiful the city can be as you watch the sun dip below the peninsula of Point Loma creating a spectacular array of light on the water. The city lights of Downtown San Diego will come aglow just before you head in from the harbor. The tour also includes chilled white wine, local craft beer, and champagne. The daytime tour sets sail from Harbor Island with breathtaking views of the bay. Drinks and snacks are also provided during the daytime tour.

Harbor Sailboats offers ASA certified sailing lessons and a sailing club, along with sailboat rentals and tours. Sailing lessons for the beginner through advanced sailor are offered year round on the San Diego Bay and the surrounding coastline. Basic Keelboat classes are free with a sailing club membership. If learning to sail is on your bucket list or if you’re just looking for a fun way to make memories with loved ones, these classes are the perfect opportunity to have an adventure.

If you want to see a good boat race, head out to the Kettenburg & Classic Yacht Regatta. The KCY Regatta is a boat race featuring all Kettenburg makes and models and all other full keel sailboats and power boats of all wood hull construction built before 1985. Not only will the race be an exciting one to watch, it will also be a beautiful sight as the classic boats whip by.

Sail Away San Diego offers extensive services that can meet any of your sailing needs. Want to learn? They have you covered. Want to enjoy a nice dinner aboard a sailboat? Got it. Want to propose on a sailboat at sunset? They even offer an expedition to Catalina Island.

Now that you know where to go for all things sailing, we hope you find yourself aboard a boat sometime soon. Ahoy!

Lauren lives in OB with her French bulldog, Elvis Presley. She loves laughter and the great outdoors. You can contact her at [email protected].

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