Update September 2011
Humpback Whale Hanging Out in Santa Cruz
An adult Humpback Whale has been seen in about 40 feet of water near the Main Beach in Santa Cruz. Apparently, this beautiful mammal has been feeding on anchovies & sardines which are plentiful this time of year. He has been putting on a show, breaching close to our sail boats.
It’s always better to just go on a sailing excursion with no expectations of seeing whales. We’ve found it’s best to just let the whales find you rewarding you with an amazing treat.
Our friends and family specials have done so well, we will be continuing it through the winter and early spring. Please pass this special to your friends if you want more crewmembers to help you sail on the Monterey Bay.
Day one (only) of Basic Sailing & Seamanship – Cost $325. For 2-3 participants. You can add a 4th participant if they are 18 years or younger. Your group can pick any day. 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. with a ½ hr. lunch break.
Basic Sailing & Seamanship (day 1&2) – Cost $650. For 2-3 participants. You can add a 4th participant if they are 18 years or younger. Group can pick any two-day period. 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. with a ½ hr. lunch break.
Eight Day Bareboat Certification Course (day 1 to 8). Cost $2,950. For 2-3 participants. You can add a 4th participant if they are 18 years or younger. Participants can split this up into any segments, weekdays or weekends that would work best for your group.
Sail to Capitola’s Art & Wine festival.
On September 10th-11th
there’s the Capitola Art & Wine festival. This is a terrific event with talented local artists displaying & selling their art. The streets of Capitola are closed off and filled with 200 artists, 16 wineries, gourmet food, entertainment and children’s art area. It’s great to see some of Santa Cruz’s local talent.