Take an Exhilarating San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise
Whether you want to learn to sail or just want to bring your friends or family on an adventure, we can create a great experience for you, sailing San Francisco Bay. A full-day (eight-hour) boat charter makes for an excellent trip on the water with exhilarating views of the city.
We promise exciting sailing in the San Francisco Bay Area, breathtaking views of the coastline, and any ocean activities your heart desires. Check out our activity ideas to customize your ideal charter.
The sleek and beautiful 35-foot vintage racing sloop Red Dress can accommodate up to six people.
Learn at your own pace on a responsive, easy-handling boat in the best sailing venue in the U.S. with Cap’n Bill, an experienced, low-pressure instructor. Learn basic keelboat, coastal cruising, weather, tides, and currents.
Learn here, sail anywhere.
Safety and preparation
Points of sail
Boat handling, motoring, docking, anchoring
Rules of the road
Crew coordination and single-handing
Sailing San Francisco Bay
Wind and weather
Tides and currents
Navigation and traffic
Crossing the bar
Coastal weather, currents, and waves
Ports of call
Real cost of owning a boat
Purchase or rent?
Annual maintenance costs
Sail by the historic Alcatraz Island and Sausalito
See the city skyline from a unique standpoint
Picnic on board in a quiet cove
Get an up-close-and-personal look at the Golden Gate Bridge
Sail to Muir Beach for a chance to see the seals, sea lions, porpoise and birds!