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Gone Sailing Charters

1441 Quivira Rd, Hyatt Regency Spa and Marina Hotel - A Dock, San Diego, CA 92109-7805
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Sail Boat Charters From Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
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Join the area's only yacht charter service that offers coastal tours in Mission Bay and out into the Pacific Ocean. We're a certified Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that guides our yacht charters into coastal adventures -- creating an open water sailing experience in San Diego that brings to life the romance of the wind and sea. With a passion for sailing, our crew's here to inspire, educate, and share our passion for open water and coastal sailing with everyone who steps aboard our big, beautiful yacht. We offer group charters, private charters, and team building excursions, allowing for a variety of memorable experiences out at sea. Whether couples want to enjoy a private sunset sail with a glass of wine or families want to embark on an afternoon lunch sail, everyone can trust our experienced captain to provide a safe and fun time while setting sail out into the beautiful, boundless sea!
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1441 Quivira Rd, Hyatt Regency Spa and Marina Hotel - A Dock, San Diego, CA 92109-7805
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"captain don"
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"beautiful boat"
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"private cruise"
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"sunset sail"
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"catalina"
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

I can not say enough good things about Captain Don and his wife. The entire experience was awesome! From calling to make the reservations to meeting him smiling dock side. I booked the sunset sail as a surprise for my husband's 30th birthday. I called...More

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Don M, Owner at Gone Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Nina, thank you so much for this glowing review! We also appreciate that you took the time to review us on several platforms. Word of mouth and reviews like this are so important to us as a small business. It warms our hearts to know...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We did the sunset cruise with 6 adults. Captain Don was a perfect host and captain. We felt like we were invited to a friend's sailboat for a cruise. He had just the right choice in music, a little wine and the patience to teach...More

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Don M, Owner at Gone Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

Captain Don knows how to provide a memorable cruise, Catherine! We're so glad you enjoyed his sailing while listening to some good tunes and sipping on wine. Thanks for the kind words and awesome rating, and if you're ever craving another adventure we hope to...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Decadence and grace with a flair of passion for where the wind blows will hands down be your experience aboard the Venere with her Captain Don, if that is what you are after! Don also has an amazing sense of humor and aims to please...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Our group consisted of two autistic 12-year old boys, a 6-year old girl + 3 adults. Not your typical sailing group, but they absolutely LOVED it! Captain Don was really great with the kids... talked with them directly, made sure they had everything they needed...More

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Management response:Responded August 30, 2017

We can't tell you how much this means to us! It's fantastic to hear that your entire group enjoyed your time with us from our team's service to the events of the sail. It's always a treat to get to see the sea lions! We're...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

What is better than a beer, Jimmy Buffett singing Margaritaville, sunshine and saltwater in your face, open ocean sail to add to BBQ, more beers and fireworks? Sailing with this Captain!

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Management response:Responded August 19, 2017

Thanks so much! We're delighted you had a better-than-Buffet time with us. You're always welcome back for another sailing venture! Warm wishes, The Gone Sailing Charters Team

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

What a fantastic time!! I highly recommend Captain Don and his beautiful boat to anyone that has any interest in a sailing adventure whether you are a seasoned sailor or have never stepped foot off land, Don will make your outing a breeze. I took...More

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DonMarchi1, Owner at Gone Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Awesome time... thanks so much! It was fun sailing with you, great job on the helm.

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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Surprised my husband with this sailboat cruise and he LOVED it. Captain Don is an excellent teacher and a great host. Christina, his wife, is also very knowledgeable and a great host. My husband sailed Captain Dons beautiful boat (with guidance...More

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DonMarchi1, Owner at Gone Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Wonderful to have you on board... I hope to see you guys again...thanks so much! Shirts are coming soon!

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

I recently had the pleasure of enjoying a three hour tour with Gone Sailing Charters with Captain Don and his beautiful yacht. The experience was more then we bargained for and was enjoyed by all in our family. Booking our trip was made easy by...More

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DonMarchi1, Owner at Gone Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Thanks Mary for using Gone Sailing. I'm so happy you and your family had a great time!

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I had a great time with Captain Don and Gone Sailing Charters this past weekend. Don is a great captain and I personally want to thank him for letting me help out, a little, on the boat. I wanted to learn how to sail and...More

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DonMarchi1, Owner at Gone Sailing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

So much fun... thanks so much for helping. You can take the helm any time! The diving was awesome too.

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Mr. B B
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It depends... I have taken disabled out before but special care has to be taken. I would prefer to discuss the conditions before I make a decision... at this time I have to say it depends. Thanks for the question! Cheers!
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