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San Juan Classic Day Sailing

#12 of 30 Outdoor Activities in Friday Harbor Features Animals
Spring Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
+1 360-378-6700
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Nice Sail, but Take Note

We signed up for the 8hr whale watching sail through Groupon. Whale watching isn't anything that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChippewaJohnson
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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Fabulous Sail on the Iris!

Capt. Morgan took us out for a 2 hour sail aboard the beautiful Iris. The captain taught our sons... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristi T
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San Juan Classic Day Sailing offers 2 hour Day Sails, Half Day Private Charters, Sun Set Sails and Sailing Lessons out of Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Wa. aboard beautiful classic, fully restored wooden sailing ships. We sail through some of the most beautiful and pristine waters in the world, offering guests a chance to participate hands on the the sailing of the vessel or the opportunity to just sit back and relax and enjoy the ride. Along with spectacular natural scenery, the San Juan Islands are home to many species of marine wildlife, including porpoise, seals and sea lions, many types of water birds and the magnificent Orca Whales. We feel that seeing these animals from the deck of a sailboat, silently gliding through the water, is one of the most environmentally sound and respectful ways of viewing them in their natural habitat. We welcome you to join us! In addition to sailing, scenery and wildlife, we offer local wine and hors de oeuvres on most of our sails for a truly unique and exclusive experience.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Spring Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We signed up for the 8hr whale watching sail through Groupon. Whale watching isn't anything that can be completely guaranteed, and this sounded like a unique and amazing way to try and see the whales that wasn't on a power boat full of other tourists....More

Thank ChippewaJohnson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Capt. Morgan took us out for a 2 hour sail aboard the beautiful Iris. The captain taught our sons about the boat, hoisting sails and steering. It was really fun and a great way to be on the water. We saw a harbor seal and...More

Thank Kristi T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on the water. Captain Morgan was experienced, knowledgeable, and patient. It was our first sailing experience, and we went with our 2 kids, ages 11 and 13. All four of had a relaxing and fun day sail.

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SanJuanClassicSail, Owner at San Juan Classic Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us! We had a great time and hope to see you again! Captain Morgan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us chartered a sunset cruise with San Juan Classic Day Sailing and could not have had a better time. We went out with Captain Arthur and his First Mate, Susan. We had the most relaxing, fun cruise we've ever had - and we've...More

Thank Janeylynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 2 hour sail on the Iris with Captain Morgan and had a marvelous time. She was calm, competent and confident, full of good cheer and information and seemed an expert sailor and captain. We had good wind, perfect weather, and couldn't have...More

Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four friends, an accomplished sailor, and a darling vessel called "Iris" made for a perfect 2 hours on a perfect weather day. We were so happy to find San Juan Classic Day Sailing, which wasn't easy. Made many phone calls, and when we finally found...More

Thank Denise D
SanJuanClassicSail, Owner at San Juan Classic Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Denise! Thanks for your great review and your understanding! I really enjoyed having you wonderful folks out with me the other day. We are a small company and do try our best to accommodate everyone for the sail that fits them the best, even...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would love to give San Juan Classic Day Sailing a great review but they stood us up! We booked a sail for 1pm on 6/19 for my Birthday and by 1:15pm, nobody had shown up or called us. I was able to get a...More

Thank TravelingGypsyQueen
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We started our trip today at 10, and had a wonderful all day trip on the Dirigo II. The boat is wonderful and the crew is awesome. We saw whales and eagles and enjoyed a relaxing day on the water. The tour included a wonderful...More

Thank Mary M
SanJuanClassicSail, Owner at San Juan Classic Day Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! We enjoyed having you out with us and hope to have you visit us again! Captain Morgan

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Setting sail on the Iris was so relaxing. The weather was perfect. The Iris is a beautiful little sailboat. My husband and I were the only passengers on the tour. Not knowing anything about sailboats, the captain taught us a little about sailing and really...More

1  Thank River_lullaby
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Give yourself an extra day to take this fabulous trip. We spent the day under full sail. The crew is attentive and gracious. Captain Morgan is very knowledgeable about the area, the wildlife, her boat. Captain Art is a fabulous chef. We were pampered throughout...More

Thank lauriemichaels
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