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Sailing in San Diego

San Diego has the perfect sailing experience for you!

San Diego has the perfect sailing experience for you from exciting adventures on open waters or casually taking in the sights while sailing the bay.

From an exciting adventure navigating the open waters of the Pacific Ocean to a romantic sunset sail, San Diego has your perfect sailing experience.

  • With America's Cup Sailing, you can have an exhilarating interactive 3-hour sailing adventure aboard the Stars & Stripes racing yacht from the 1992 America's Cup.
  • Sail San Diego runs small groups on a selection of boats.
  • Seaforth Boat Rental has the largest selection of rental boats in San Diego. Boats are available for sailing, cruising, skiing and fishing. Jetskis, speedboats, fishing charters, sunset sails, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, as well as instruction, also available.
  • AOLANI CAT CRUISES features a 58-foot luxury sailing catamaran certified for 49 guests. The company specializes in private and corporate charters, weddings, and sunsets. Formal seating for 30 inside.
  • Harbor Sailboats - Boat rentals, lessons, skippered charters and corporate team building on board a fleet of 22' - 41' sailing yachts.
  • San Diego Prestige Yachts specializes in yacht charters, rentals, corporate events and special occasions.
  • Harbor Yacht Clubs maintain a fleet of more than 60 select sailing yachts available for bareboat charters, skippered charters, and half-day sailboat rentals. In addition, they provide sailing instruction certification at all levels.

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