What You'll Get
Sailing bestows people with stylish, windblown hair and gives them the authority to declare storms “perfect.” Reap boating benefits with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
$40 for a hands-on sailing cruise for one on San Diego Bay (an $88 value)
With up to four other participants for the two-hour experience, sailors-to-be learn basic techniques from the professional instructor such as hoisting the sails and tacking before boarding a sailboat and steering it through the picturesque San Diego Bay.
$249 for a weekend immersion sailing-fundamentals course for one (a $577.50 value including port fees)
Participants spend from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on the open water, maneuvering the responsive J80 vessels during hands-on tutorials from enthusiastic instructors.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Dec 6, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Must sign waiver. Must wear deck-type shoes without black soles. Subject to weather. Must be 18 older or have parental permission. Not valid on holidays or holiday weekends. Reservations subject to availability; there must be at least five sailors booked in a day. 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.