Sailing Ventures

South Lake Tahoe

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In a Nutshell

ASA certified instructor transforms students into crew that handles lines & takes turns at helm while navigating Lake Tahoe's clear waters

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Promotional value expires Oct 1, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 10-day cancellation notice or $45 fee may apply. Subject to availability. Must be 18 or older or be accompanied by guardian with signed consent. Must sign waiver. Not valid toward certification. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Sails let captains harness the power of wind and the above-average lung capacity they've developed while singing sea shanties. Blow across the water with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $69 for a two-hour sailing lesson for one (a $140 value)

  • $89 for a two-hour sailing lesson for two (a $195 value)

During a 5- to 10-minute introduction, a certified sailing instructor goes over each part of the boat and teaches classes of up to six students how to handle the lines. Once in the water, the students become the crew. They learn how to use sails, take a turn at the helm, and dock the boat back inside a giant wine bottle.

Sailing Ventures

At 6,200 feet above sea level, Sailing Ventures' certified captains lead small groups into Lake Tahoe's waters, teaching them the skills needed to navigate their own aquatic adventures. The instructors can ferry students from beginner to advanced levels, with lessons catered to everyone from families to seasoned sailors wanting to make practical use of their anchor tattoos. Alternatively, the crew charters yachts into the lake, leaving passengers to enjoy the scenery.

Carved by glaciers, Lake Tahoe's bays and coastline set the perfect backdrop for Sailing Ventures' expeditions. Snow-capped mountains and dense forests paint the horizon as boats float atop waters clearer than the windows at a dermatologist's office.

Customer Reviews

Great experience! Highly recommended, and an excellent deal!
Darcy S. · August 29, 2012
Excellent outing
Robert L. · August 15, 2012
Michelle does an excellent job exposing the general public to sailing - well done!
Julie C. · July 15, 2012

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