Commuting via sailboat has a number of advantages: there are no traffic jams, it's OK for the hitchhikers to have hooks for hands, and if you hit a deer it's definitely the deer's fault. Steer clear with this Groupon.
- $49 for a four-hour sailboat rental (a $100 value)
The small, lightweight dinghy sailboat seats one or two and needs only a 5 mph wind to power its single sail, so beginner captains can easily explore Lady Bird Lake.
Austin Sailboat Rentals
New sailors cut their teeth aboard Austin Sailboat Rentals' fleet of dinghy boats. It doesn't take long for the company's instructors to explain the operation of these lightweight vessels, which consist of only a single sail. Their ease of navigation lets fledgling captains and passengers focus on sailing's more enjoyable aspects: the wind in their hair as they take the view of downtown Austin from Lady Bird Lake. And unlike Mr. Peanut, Austin Sailboat Rentals isn’t defined by its name; the company also rents out other recreational vessels including seacycles, kayaks, larger day sailors, stand-up paddle boards, canoes, and bikes.
The boats are a blast to sail!Clarke R., TripAdvisor, 4/25/13
I had such a great time sailing. The owners Jim and Ginny are very friendly and have started this awesome business.Christiankbest, TripAdvisor, 5/21/13
Tips from Groupon Customers
“Great experience. The guy (can't remember his name) have us a good 30 minute lesson before our first sailing experience. Awesome way to spend a few hours. Staff is...”
“Great experience. The guy (can't remember his name) have us a good 30 minute lesson before our first sailing experience. Awesome way to spend a few hours. Staff is friendly and fun. ”
“Definitely go! If you are a beginner, the instructor is clear, concise and will teach you so you feel confident on the water.”
“Gorgeous day - all went well! Nice people too! ”
directly behind the Holiday Inn on Lady Bird Lake
20 N. IH-35
Austin, Texas 78701