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    Sunset Sail with Beer and Wine

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    After dinner but before going out, come appreciate San Francisco's city lights from a whole different angle. On this evening cruise, head down the city front past the historic Piers and Embarcadero as you take in the sights of the lit up financial district and the Ferry building, twinkling and reflecting off the calm evening waters. Enjoy a complimentary toast under the Bay Bridge and continue on to McCovey Cove and AT&T park. On the ride back, the stereo gets cranked up to prepare you for the San Francisco party scene, only a few blocks from where your ship docks. This is truly an unforgettable sail and the perfect way to start your San Francisco night!
    Sunset Sail with Beer and Wine

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a 2 hour sailboat cruise of San Francisco's iconic skyline lit up at night
    • Pass by iconic San Francisco landmarks such as the Bay Bridge, McCovey Cove, and AT&T park
    • Relax on deck as you sip on two glasses of complimentary beer, wine, champagne, or soda
    • Start your night out in the most beautiful and exciting way possible
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    Sailing Tour

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    Set sail for a day of leisure and relaxation on the Privateer, a 41 foot Islander Freeport built to be a party boat for a rock star! The Privateer is the only monohull (traditional) sailboat on Fisherman's Wharf licensed to carry more than 6 passengers. With two masts and teak decks, she is a very high class yacht indeed. On your 90-minute tour of the Wharf, enjoy complimentary beer and wine and entertaining commentary from your captain as you pass by iconic San Francisco landmarks such as Alcatraz, Angel Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Sausalito. Grab some friends and your sense of adventure to discover SF like never before!
    Sailing Tour

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a narrated 90-minute sailboat cruise of San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf
    • Relax on the deck of the Privateer, a 41-foot Islander Freeport built to be a party boat for a rock star
    • Pass by iconic San Francisco landmarks such as Alcatraz, Angel Island, and the Golden Gate Bridge
    • Sip on some complimentary beer and wine during your ride
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    Golden Gate Bridge Champagne Cruise

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    Start your weekend off right with a 2-hour sailing cruise of the most picturesque scenery San Francisco has to offer! Depart from Pier 39 and head up the city front towards the Golden Gate Bridge, cruising past San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, Aquatic Park, Fort Mason, the Marina District, Crissy Field, and Fort Point, ending up right under the Golden Gate Bridge for a champagne toast and an unparalleled photo opportunity. As you sail back through the central bay and around Alcatraz Island, you will be surrounded by the most magnificent views in the world. As you turn your head, take in vistas of the City front, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Angel Island, Alcatraz, Oakland and the Bay Bridge all at once. The peace and serenity of this sail will set the pace for your entire weekend!
    Golden Gate Bridge Champagne Cruise

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a narrated 2-hour sailboat cruise of San Francisco's most iconic landmarks
    • Pass by iconic San Francisco landmarks such as Alcatraz, Angel Island, and the Golden Gate Bridge
    • Relax on deck as you sip on two glasses of complimentary beer, wine, champagne, or soda
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    San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Come aboard and enjoy a unique tour of San Francisco... out on the waters! Cruising on the bay will give you a totally different view of this dynamic city. You'll head west towards the Pacific Ocean for prime panoramic views of San Francisco. You'll be able to see Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Mason, Pacific Heights, and more -- all from the comfort of your boat! Keep your eyes peeled for wild sea lions relaxing on specially built sun pads atop the water! You'll also travel past the notorious Alcatraz Island, where your attention will be drawn to the huge water tower, cell block, and eerie old lighthouse.
    San Francisco Bay Cruise

    2800 Leavenworth St, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a cruise along the San Francisco Bay for a unique tour of the city
    • Get panoramic views of San Francisco, from Fisherman's Wharf to Fort Mason
    • Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge for a lesser-known perspective of this iconic landmark
    • Pass by Alcatraz, where your attention will be drawn to the eerie cell block and old lighthouse
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    Bay Sail on San Francisco Bay

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    Feel the rush of the sea breeze in your face as you sail by the San Francisco skyline as it twinkles to life! Capture breathtaking sights going UNDER the Golden Gate Bridge, around Alcatraz, and by a colony of grunting sea lions. Or, if you'd rather protect your hairdo, take in the majestic views from the vantage point of the 360 degree protected viewing area. You can even combine the beauty of the harbor with the thrill of flight, as you lounge on a raised canvas net. You'll enjoy snacks and drinks for purchase as the awe-inspiring Golden Gate Bridge floats above you. Soak in the Bay Area's unique beauty in style and comfort!
    Bay Sail on San Francisco Bay

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Experience the Bay Area with a beautiful sailing tour
    • See stunning iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the sea lions of Pier 39
    • Augment your surroundings with an optional audio tour
    • Feel the wind in your face or take it all in from the comfort of a protected viewing area
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    Sailing Cruise

    Experience San Francisco's urban beauty on a catamaran cruise on San Francisco Bay. Sail away from the urban feel of the city and experience all of San Francisco's excitement from a vantage point on the sea.

    Both the Adventure Cat 55' and 65' catamarans are complete with a 360-degree, protected viewing area for those who want to enjoy the view but not the breezes. For the more adventurous, the canvas trampoline nets where you can experience the Bay up close and personally take in the sights in the invigorating open sea air.

    On this unforgettable cruise on the San Francisco Bay, you will:

    • Sail by the historic Alcatraz Island and Sausalito
    • Sail under the awe-inspiring Golden Gate Bridge
    • Cruise along the spectacular San Francisco city skyline
    • Experience a colony of grunting sea lions

    Come and join this cruise for a nautical adventure with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay! With experienced captains they will make sure your sail is pleasant, informative, and fun for the whole family!

    Sailing Cruise

    The Embarcadero, San Francisco

    • Sail along the spectacular San Francisco city skyline on a catamaran cruise
    • Choose your experience between a 360-degree, protected viewing area or on an outdoor canvas trampoline net
    • Take superb photos of the historic Alcatraz Island, Sausalito and the Golden Gate Bridge
    • Pass by colonies of sea lions and other sea critters while enjoying the view of the city skyline
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    Golden Gate Bay Cruise

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    Want to experience San Francisco's must-do attraction? Take the 60-minute Golden Gate Bay Cruise and you'll see why it's the perfect introduction to San Francisco. The narrated one-hour cruise does a loop of San Francisco Bay, sailing next to Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge! Departing from Pier 43 in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, you'll sail past the San Francisco skyline and view the lively neighborhood of North Beach and San Francisco Maritime National Park.

    As you head west toward the Golden Gate Bridge, cruise along Fort Mason and the Marina District which was devastated in the 1989 earthquake. Don't miss incredible photo opportunities when sailing directly under the massive 4,200-foot (1,260-meter) span of the Golden Gate Bridge.

    Steaming back into the bay, you'll travel past the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands and the legendary town of Sausalito, home to the 1960s flower generation. With Angel Island State Park to your left, you'll slowly cruise around the infamous island of Alcatraz.

    On your way back to Fisherman's Wharf, look out for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and Coit Tower. After a full hour of exciting sights, the barking sea lions at Pier 39 will welcome you back to Pier 43.

    All cruise vessels offer indoor and outdoor seating, restrooms, and seasonal snack bar service. The award-winning audio narration is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Mandarin, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian and Vietnamese. Vessels operate on biodiesel - a renewable energy source.
    Golden Gate Bay Cruise

    43 The Embarcadero, San Francisco

    • Sail the beautiful San Francisco skyline past North Beach on a narrated one-hour cruise
    • Capture sights along Fort Mason and the Marina District, and pass the infamous Alcatraz Island
    • Travel directly under the Golden Gate Bridge for unbelievable photo opportunities
    • View colonies of sea lions and other sea critters as you meander along the wildlife reserves of the Marin Headlands
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    Alcatraz Escape History Tour

    Murder, mayhem, and mobsters -- interesting enough for you? On this Escape the Rock tour, you'll embark on a sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and straight to Alcatraz! As the cruise ship circles around the island, you'll see every angle of this mysterious site. Hear the chilling accounts of escape attempts by some of Alcatraz's notorious criminals, as well as their descriptions of brutality on the island. Plus, this special cruise is "fully-loaded" with sound effects and stories of Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and even Clyde Johnson!
    Alcatraz Escape History Tour

    2800 Leavenworth St, San Francisco

    • Embark on a cruise that circles around the mysterious Alcatraz Island
    • See every angle of this island, from the old lighthouse and the water tower to the cell block
    • Hear chilling accounts of escape attempts by some of Alcatraz's notorious criminals
    • Learn about the stories of Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, and even Clyde Johnson's time in this feared max-security prison
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    USA 76 Sailing Adventure

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    Consistent winds, mild year-round temperatures, and spectacular scenery make San Francisco Bay one of the most iconic places in the world to sail. Don your sea legs and hop aboard USA 76 for a unique opportunity to participate in the sailing of an International America's Cup Class yacht! This excursion is the perfect avenue for experiencing the world of professional sailing for you and up to 20 friends. Help with the "hoist," take your turn as a "grinder" on the powerful sail trim controls, and be the skipper of your own America's Cup team as you take your turn at the helm of this high-speed yacht, all the while enjoying the beautiful San Francisco skyline as a backdrop for your adventure!
    USA 76 Sailing Adventure

    Pier 39, San Francisco

    • Experience the world of professional sailing aboard USA 76, an International America's Cup Class yacht
    • Play an active role in your journey as you suit up in safety gear and help the crew hoist the sails
    • Take your turn as a "grinder"on the powerful sail trim controls and be the skipper of your own America's Cup team
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    Dinner Dance Cruise

    Treat yourself and a special someone to a night that you're sure to remember with this gorgeous cruise! On this formal cruise, you'll climb aboard a chic yacht and take off into the crystal waters of the San Francisco Bay for a ride around some of its major sights. While the city lights start to twinkle, you'll take in amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge, AT&T Park, the Bay Bridge, Coit Tower, Levi Tower, and more. To enhance your experience, you'll enjoy indulging in a sit-down 4-course dinner featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients and 5-star cooking complete with complimentary coffee and tea. Plus, you'll have the chance to dance away your dinner as you twirl and move to fabulous live music with your special someone either under the covered deck or out on a breezy balcony overlooking the sea and the sights. Cheers to that!
    Dinner Dance Cruise

    928 Harrison St, San Francisco

    • Enjoy a beautiful and formal cruise through the San Francisco Bay on a comfortable and chic yacht
    • Take in gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, AT&T Park, and more as you enjoy live music and a cozy atmosphere
    • Complete your experience with a 5-star, 4-course sit-down dinner featuring seasonal ingredients and talented cooking
    • Relax and unwind as you enjoy the chance to see San Francisco in a whole new way
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