Sail San Francisco Bay on a luxury crewed sailboat-An intimate, sophisticated, experience for up to 6 passengers per tour

Hunter Sloop (2005)

Lauren


  • 44 feet

  • 6 guests

  • 2 cabins

  • 2 heads

  • Captained

Lauren


Description

Spend a day on a luxury 44 foot sailboat with your family and friends, exploring San Francisco Bay's spectacular sights including: Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, Sausalito, Tiburon and San Francisco Waterfronts. See marine mammals and tons of seabirds, and learn about the regions' natural and maritime history from our friendly expert captains who have over 80 years of combined experience sailing and working in the bay area. We specialize in providing a safe, fun, informative, comfortable, delicious and sophisticated customized experience for our guests. Sit back and relax and let us do all the work, or try your hand at steering the vessel or trimming the sails!
Whimsea is appointed with all the required USCG safety equipment, and much more, state of the art electronics, navigation systems, and entertainment systems, heat, water maker, full kitchen(galley), two bathrooms (heads), sleeps 4 comfortably in 2 cabins, a comfortable living cabin below decks, a cover in the cockpit for protection from the wind, sun and rain, safety lines around the entire vessel, and a spacious cockpit with comfortable cushions to sit or lie on.


This boat has 1 additional services available. View addons

Details

  • Manufacturer
    Hunter
  • Model
    Sloop
  • Year
    2005
  • Guest Capacity
    6
  • Cabins
    2
  • Single Beds
    3
  • Double Beds
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Number of engines
    1
  • Horsepower per engine
    50

Extras

This boat has 1 additional service(s) available for half day trips. You can select optional addons to customize your trip on the next page. Note that required addons are mandatory, and addons marked as payable at base need to be paid directly to the boat owner when you get to the boat.

Optional Extras (1)

  • Sailing Lessons
    $120
    per booking

Crew

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

Amenities

  • Stove / grill
  • Stereo AUX input mp3 hookup
  • Autopilot
  • Radar
  • Microwave
  • TV
Navigation & Safety
  • Autopilot
  • Radar
  • Chart plotter
  • GPS
  • VHF Radio
  • Tender/Dinghy
  • Depth finder
  • Life jackets
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • EPIRB
  • Life raft
  • Torch light
  • Binoculars
Entertainment
  • Stereo AUX input mp3 hookup
  • TV
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • USB Connection
  • Speakers on deck
Comfort
  • Stove / grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Bed linen
  • Towels
  • Fresh water maker
  • Freezer
  • Inverter
  • Warm water
  • Cockpit table
  • Electricity
  • Outdoor shower


Boat Owner

Lauren

Member since November 2020

CAPTAIN LAUREN HAS OVER 40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE SAILING, AND CRUISING AROUND THE WORLD. SHE LOVES SAILING IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AND EXPLORING THE WORLD BY BOAT. SHE IS A USCG LICENSED MASTER CAPTAIN, AND HAS BEEN RACING AND TEACHING IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY FOR OVER 30 YEARS. SHE IS A PROFESSIONALLY CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR FOR BOTH THE AMERICAN SAILING ASSOCIATION AND US SAILING ORGANIZATIONS, AND SPECIALIZES IN HELPING CLIENTS GAIN CONFIDENCE IN THEIR SKILLS, AND TEAMS IMPROVE THEIR COMMUNICATIONS, TEAMWORKING AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS. SHE IS ADAMANT ABOUT SAFETY AND HAS ADVANCED FIRST AID/CPR CERTIFICATIONS, TRAINING IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE, FIREFIGHTING AND WILDERNESS RESCUE, AND IS A CERTIFIED DIVER. SHE IS ALSO AN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST AND HAS WORKED FOR BOTH THE PORTS OF SAN FRANCISCO AND OAKLAND, AND LOVES SHARING HER KNOWLEDGE OF THE LOCAL ENVIRONMENT AND MARITIME HERITAGE OF THE BAY. SHE SPEAKS FRENCH AND SPANISH AS WELL.

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Location and Destination Guide

Usually this boat operates around Tiburon, CA.

Ah San Francisco! The City by the Bay is a maritime dream and one of America’s most iconic cities. Sailing in San Francisco is probably the best way to experience her in all her glory…

Many people say that this is one of the most European feeling cities in America, and with historic streets and a vibe that is still very alternative, it’s easy to see why. And, with so much to see and do on the water, sailing in San Francisco is a uniquely thrilling experience.


Customer Questions & Answers

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Policies

Cancelation
Cancelation policy - Standard
Full refund if renter cancels 6 days or more before the trip start date.
No refund if renter cancels 5 days or less before the trip start date.