Give the Gift of Sailing!
Pacific Sail offers a wide variety of gift certificate options making them the perfect gift for any occasion!
Introduction to Sailing Gift Certificate: $158
The Introduction Sailing Course is a one-day sail on Monterey Bay with one of our friendly USCG licensed captains. Starting at the Pacific Sail office you’ll meet your captain and other adventures. After a description of how a sailboat works, you will step aboard one of our yachts and off you go. You will have the opportunity to participate in many activities such as steering the yacht, hoisting sails, or just sitting back and enjoying your day on The Monterey Bay. This is perfect for the person in your life that has been wanting to dive in to the world of sailing.
Basic Keelboat Gift Certificates: $1044 CURRENTLY $783
25% OFF THE BASIC KEELBOAT COURSE GIFT CERTIFICATES IF PURCHASED NOV 1ST-JAN 31ST, 2024. GIFT CERTIFICATES DO NOT EXPIRE.
This two-weekend course prepares the recipient to sail and cruise safely in local waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 30-34 feet during daylight hours in moderate to strong wind and sea conditions.
Basic Coastal Cruising Gift Certificates: $1129
The goal of this two-weekend (4-days total) course is to introduce the recipient to the traditional techniques of Coastal Navigation and to refine the skills learned in Basic Coastal Cruising. The Intermediate Coastal Cruising Course is the second half of the Basic Keelboat Course.
At the conclusion of the course, the recipient should be able to read a nautical chart and identify corresponding landmarks and aids to navigation, determine the vessel’s location, plot a course to steer, properly dock the vessel under motor power, take appropriate precautions when sailing under reduced visibility, and successfully recover an overboard victim.
Bareboat Chartering Class Gift Certificates: $1313
This course continues to prepare the recipient to charter a larger wheel steered auxiliary powered sailboat, sailing by day in coastal waters in moderate to strong wind and sea conditions.
They will continue to build and review on the skills learned in the Basic Keelboat, and Coastal Cruising courses. Completion of this class prepares them to take the ASA Bareboat Chartering Certification.
Five Day Course Gift Certificate: $1418
In this combination course, we will teach you the fundamentals of sailing and seamanship, go over knots, sail theory and other topics to give you the skills and confidence you need to safely skipper and crew a 27′ to 30′ tiller sailboat in light to moderate wind and sea conditions on lakes or other protected bodies of water. We will then expand your sail training, coaching you in how to skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat of about 30-34 feet during daylight hours in moderate to strong wind and sea conditions.
At the conclusion of the course, the student should be able to read a nautical chart and identify corresponding landmarks and aids to navigation, determine the vessel’s location, plot a course to steer, properly dock the vessel under motor power, take appropriate precautions when sailing under reduced visibility, and successfully recover an overboard victim. We recommend that students continue on to take our Bareboat Course to refine your skills and become certified to charter our yachts and vessels worldwide.
Two-Hour Private Skippered Charter Gift Certificates: $450
Our US Coast Guard licensed Captain will take the recipient and their party of up to 5 guests (6 people maximum including the recipient) onboard one of our 10 luxury sailing yachts. Restroom (head) and kitchen (galley) facilities are located below deck. They can get a feel for sailing on the beautiful Monterey Bay National Sanctuary. During their sail, they are welcome to participate as much as they desire. If they choose to just watch the coastline and enjoy having our Skipper sail the boat completely, that’s fine also.