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 of all ages cut their teeth aboard Austin Sailboat Rentals' fleet of dinghy boats, sea skimmers, catamarans, kayaks, and other vessels, all available for full-day, half-day, and hourly rentals. It doesn't take long for the company's instructors to explain operation of any given vessel, and the ease of navigation lets fledgling captains and passengers focus on the water's more enjoyable aspects, the wind in their hair as they take in the views from paddling on Lady Bird Lake or sailing on Lake Austin and Lake Travis.