What You'll Get
Sailing around the world is much easier when you learn which knots are edible and why dolphins aren't marriage material. Learn the basics with today's Groupon: for $89, you get a four-hour sailing experience at J World San Diego (a $187 value, including port tax).
The qualified instructors at J World San Diego profess their love of sailing with four-hour classes tailored to meet the needs of any skill level. Lessons begin with a half-hour ground lesson covering the fundamentals of sailing. After covering the basics, sea-savvy guides take students sailing on a 3.5-hour trip around beautiful San Diego Bay while providing hands-on instruction and steering tips. Learn basic sailing maneuvers such as tacking and jibing as the instructor lectures on alternative uses for sea legs once back on shore.
J World San Diego's experts recommend that aquatic adventurers don deck-type shoes without black soles and dress in layers. Students should also bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect their body from the sun's harmful UV rays and keep their identities concealed from fish they owe money to.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jan 15, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Subject to weather conditions. Must be 18 or older or be accompanied by guardian. New clients only. Must wear deck-type shoes (no black soles). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About J World San Diego
The instructors at J World San Diego, a US Sailing--certified school, furnish students with the know-how to safely traverse the seas while manning a sailboat. Teaching sailors of all levels, the professional instructors employ the world-renowned J boats, which are known for their quick responsiveness—appealing to beginners—and their ability to summon playful dolphins to their vicinity. Pupils can tackle the basics or learn advanced-racing techniques during group classes or opt for private instruction to hone transatlantic escape skills. The handpicked vessels are also available for chartering for corporate events or sunset cruises.