Sailing Tour and Lesson at NauticShare in Alameda. Two Options Available.

Alameda

27 Ratings

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$375 67% $250
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In a Nutshell

  • Learn sailing basics
  • Light snacks provided
  • Ideal for pairs & groups

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 26, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per couple per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to availability and weather. Must be 16 or older. Must sign waiver. Not valid for major holidays, including 7/4/11 and Fleet Week. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

NauticShare - Alameda: Sailing Tour and Lesson at NauticShare in Alameda. Two Options Available.

Sailing evokes the freedom of flying through Earth's open spaces without the threat of random ejector seats or rush-hour goose traffic. Enjoy an avian-free excursion with today's Groupon for sailing adventures to NauticShare. All trips depart from Alameda. Choose between the following options:

• For $125, you get a six-hour sailing tour and lesson for two (a $375 value).
• For $300, you get a six-hour sailing tour and lesson for six (a $1,100 value).

NauticShare's experienced crew schools nautical newbies and salient sailors alike, imbuing students with navigational prowess. In classes of up to six sailing students, the intrepid instructors bear down on the basics of boat anatomy, how to tack, jibe, and wail, and the crucial requirements of the major above-deck assignments, such as helm handling. Wave riders can also opt to eschew sailing for on-deck sun-worshipping while noshing on the provided snacks. The boat departs from its Alameda dock, sailing between Alcatraz and Angel Island, before looping around the storied prison, narrowly evading the shackles of temporally displaced prison guards, and returning to Alameda.

The two-person boating package also creates an inviting venue to meet fellow deckhands, as each novice pair will sail alongside a crew of up to four new boat buddies. Larger groups can take advantage of the private introductory-sailing expedition, which enables sailors to bring their family, siblings, coworkers, or clingy imaginary friends. Although the selected sea steed may vary depending on availability, students will earn their chops on a Beneteau, Hunter, Hanse, or Jeanneau, all fine members of NauticShare's fleet.

NauticShare

Offering three membership plans, NauticShare dispenses its fleet of well-maintained luxury yachts, sailboats, and powerboats at ports around the world. Depending on location, members also have access to sailing and boating lessons, which include how to become a skipper or discover the password for getting into secret Atlantis parties.

Customer Reviews

27 Ratings

We had a wonderful time. Our leader was very knowledgeable and an excellent host.
Kimberly S. · September 19, 2012
A great time was had by all. The owner/captain was very friendly, informative and a terrific teacher for novice sailers. It helped to have a great weather day on the bay. I would go again in a heart beat.
Dr. W. · September 19, 2012
The sailing was fun and you can get as involved in the action as you want. For those wishing to sit back and relax, you can enjoy the water and scenery while watching others learn.
Blake S. · September 19, 2012
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    Alameda

    1070 Marina Village Pkwy.

    Suite 202 D

    Alameda, California 94501

    510-868-0498

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