Among the features that make the Monterey Peninsula special are the bay and its stretches of unspoiled coastline. See them from the perspective of a sailboat, as you enjoy the water, see the beautiful, rocky shore and perhaps meet up with some of the local marine wildlife. The 32-foot Carrera sloop takes small groups - a maximum of six people - on 90-minute trips into the Monterey Bay Sanctuary throughout the year. From morning to evening (romantic sunset cruises are especially popular), the vessel leaves the Municipal Commercial Warf 2.
The skipper is experienced, friendly and licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Carrera is not only beautiful but comfortable. Bring soft, rubber-soled shoes, several layers of clothing (including a warm jacket), sunglasses and sunblock and whatever snacks and water/soft drinks you want. It's a popular tour, so make reservations far in advance. Private charters are also available.
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