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Address: Monterey Municipal Wharf #2, A-Tier, Monterey, CA 93940
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Discover Monterey Bay Sanctuary under sail with Carrera Sailing during our...

Discover Monterey Bay Sanctuary under sail with Carrera Sailing during our nature excursions, sunset cruises or private charter tailored to your needs. We provide intimate, small group sailing, where you can participate or sit back and relax. All skippers are US Coast Guard licensed and vessels meet or exceed US Coast Guard requirements.

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My first sailing experience was disposing of a loved one's ashes at sea. It was a difficult time, yet it was handled so professionally and respectfully by the captain that there... read more

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Turlock, California

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Turlock, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first sailing experience was disposing of a loved one's ashes at sea. It was a difficult time, yet it was handled so professionally and respectfully by the captain that there was a sense of peace. The second and third trips out were just for fun with a friend. It is now the first thing I think of doing when... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

It'll be good to sail with you again. Let's hope the weather cooperates and thank for your nice review. More 

Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We booked a morning sail with Captain Gene and we're lucky enough to be the only people on the trip. We didn't see much in the way of marine life but that was not necessarily the reason for the trip. It was just great to spend the day on the sea. Capita Gene was an interesting guy with lots of... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Oops, must have been on holiday when you submitted this nice review and missed it till now. I am glad you enjoyed the sail and thank you for your review. More 

Denver, CO
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Sailing w/ Carrera Sailing and Capt. Gene is a great way to experience Monterrey. My kids (age 9 & 7) have never been sailing before and both walked away wanting more! Saw lots of wildlife and sunshine!

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Dear John R., I am glad the kids walked away wanting more sailing which is precisely what we strive to achieve, especially with kids. Your review is greatly appreciated. More 

Mansfield, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We hired Carrera Sailing for the purpose of scattering my parent's ashes, pursuant to their final wishes. Traveling from Texas, we relied on the email and phone contact we had prior to the trip with Captain Maly. He was professional and courteous every step of the way. He was kind and respectful throughout the process. He truly provided the peace... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Dear catintx17, your review is much appreciated, especially since we do not even suggest that memorial service clients should write a review in order to keep things personal. We are glad that we lived up to your expectations and that the experience was memorable for you. More 

Stockton, California
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I booked a 1 pm sail on Monterey Bay for me and a friend visiting from Texas. When the day arrived, instead of sun, Mother Nature delivered an overcast morning with the threat of rain. Capt. Gene called me around eleven to offer a cancellation if we believed the weather would make the sail uncomfortable for us. Nice of him,... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen P, good thing that the weather forecast was wrong and that the sun and the sea life cooperated as much as it did that day. Thank you for your wonderful review. More 

Redwood City, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We did a late morning sail with Captain Gene, and had a lovely time. It's really different being out on a sailboat than on a big impersonal cruise boat. With the sails up and the engine off, it's a totally different experience. I love the feeling of being connected to the wind and the sea, rather than battling them.

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Dear James G, I have exactly the same sentiments and I thank you for your review. More 

stockton
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I had a absolute wonderful time. The captain phoned me letting me know it's quite overcast and if I wanted to cancel that it would not be a issue. I personally understand he has no control over the weather . I still came and enjoyed the evening very much seen three whales a assortment of dolphins and the sun did... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Dear Crystal K., thank your for your prompt review and I am glad that the sunset sail met your expectations. I think that the whale sightings and what ended up a lovely sunset was due to the birthday boy's lucky star. More 

Saratoga, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

6 of us ladies went on a 1.5 hour sail for a Bachelorette, it was the perfect amount of time for us, he even gave us a little extra time! Captain Gene was great and we enjoyed hearing his stories! It was an awesome day and we would totally do it again. Dress warm for sure, bringing blankets is a... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Ladies, that was a lot of fun for me as well and I am glad I could make the Bachelorette day a little more memorable for all of you and I thank you for your review. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We sailed with our two children aged 10 and 13. Our teenage daughter got a little sea sick on the way out but rallied on the way back! Our son loved every minute of it. The weather wasn't great but the sailing conditions were apparently more or less perfect! Captain Gene was an affable and interesting guy who was obviously... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Dear julesandlisa2016, it was great sailing with your family and I greatly appreciate your review. Unfortunately this year July and August were averaging 5 degrees Fahrenheit less than the norm, but at least the sea life was cooperating! More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I planned a sunset cruise for my boyfriend's birthday on July 30th. It was just the two of us and Captain Gene. We set sail at 7:30 pm despite some heavy fog. Captain Gene was a very approachable, fun guy to talk to and we shared some funny stories together. The view was amazing even with the fog. In fact,... More 

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Carrerasailing, Owner at Carrera Sailing, responded to this review

Dear Ravina P, I am glad you liked the sunset cruise in spite of the fog and you are right, it gives a magical feel to the sail which was made even better with the dolphins and sea lions. I also thank you for your great review. More 

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