Sail on a Yacht

Gig Harbor, USA

Oplevelse med værten Frank

2 timer, Sprog: Engelsk
Forpligtet til sikkerhed
Denne vært har forpligtet sig til Airbnb's sikkerhedsretningslinjer for COVID-19.
Op til 6 personer
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Det skal I lave

From the happy moment you board HOBBES, to the sad time you have to step off her, you will be immersed in the Sailing life! Frank and his mate Karen are anxious for you to feel at home onboard HOBBES. You may participate, or not, as you are comfortable. Relax and enjoy the cruise, or help with sailing (weather permitting); Your choice. We both will provide step by step instructions for you so that you will become comfortable on the water. As HOBBES is a very large boat, for first timers, it can be a bit intimidating. We will provide overall instruction about the art of sailing, show you how to handle lines to rig the sails, show you how to steer appropriately according to the wind, and guide you in handling the sail sheets to properly adjust them. We will adjust our instruction to your experience level. Depending on the tides on that particular day, we may head several different ways out of the harbor. Each direction has its own challenges from varied wind to rushing currents. Frank & Karen will guide you constantly with detailed instruction so you can make it look easy to sail the 16 ton craft according to your whims. After 2 hours of honing your skills at tacking, beating, reaching, and other points of sail, we will re-enter Gig Harbor. You can even help moor Hobbes when we glide into the dock after your cruise! Don't miss your chance to cruise HOBBES!
From the happy moment you board HOBBES, to the sad time you have to step off her, you will be immersed in the Sailing life! Frank and his mate Karen are anxious for you to feel at home onboard HOBBES. You may participate, or not, as you are comfortable. Relax and enjoy the cruise, or help with sailing (weather permitting); Your choice. We both will provide step by step instructions for you so that you will become comfortable on the water.…

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Hils på din vært, Frank

Vært på Airbnb siden 2018
  • 30 omtaler
  • Identitet bekræftet
Captain Frank has been sailing and boating for 42 years. Starting with 10 years in the US Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer, and culminating with his Master Mariner license, he has years of experience on the water. He began sailing while in the service in San Diego and promptly acquired a Catalina 22 on which he learned the art of sailing. Over the years he has sailed in various waters around the world. Frank has been plying the waters of the Puget Sound for the past 9 years and knows how to safely guide our 42 foot Catalina Sailing Yacht, HOBBES, to many interesting destinations.
Captain Frank has been sailing and boating for 42 years. Starting with 10 years in the US Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer, and culminating with his Master Mariner license, he has years of experience on the water. He began sailing while in the service in San Diego and promptly acquired a Catalina 22 on which he learned the art of sailing. Over the years he has sailed in various waters around the world. Frank has been plying the waters of the Puget Sound for the past 9 years and knows how to…
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$114
/person

Her skal du være

If you have time to see the sights while sailing, there are a number of views only accessible from the water. Waterfront homes on stilts enjoy a 200 foot stairway for access. The Narrows is home of some of the best fishing in the northwest due to the deep water and rushing currents. Point Defiance Park provides a sanctuary for wildlife including Bald Eagles. Seals, Whales, and even Orcas may visit close aboard during your sail...you never know.

Bedømt 4,90 ud af 5 ud fra 30 omtaler.

Jacob
juli 2021
I highly recommend this experience, Frank and Karen are very knowledgeable and easy to talk to for those interested in learning about sailing. For leisure, you’ll have a drink and a comfortable seat as you glide along the pristine waters in Gig Harbor. On my trip, we saw a silver salmon run and dolphins.
I highly recommend this experience, Frank and Karen are very knowledgeable and easy to talk to for those interested in learning about sailing. For leisure, you’ll have a drink and…
Kathleen
juni 2021
Highly recommend!! Our family of 4 cruised on the Hobbes on a beautiful sunny afternoon. Frank and Karen were very inviting and great hosts on our tour. We saw a few seals and the Mountain was out! My daughter mentioned she didn’t want it to end!
Highly recommend!! Our family of 4 cruised on the Hobbes on a beautiful sunny afternoon. Frank and Karen were very inviting and great hosts on our tour. We saw a few seals and the…
Ann
juni 2021
Frank and Karen are extremely easy going and very sweet people! So easy to hold conversations with! It was my first experience on a sailboat and I was very comfortable with it all in their presence! I will definitely be back and will bring friends with me next tine! Totally recommended!
Frank and Karen are extremely easy going and very sweet people! So easy to hold conversations with! It was my first experience on a sailboat and I was very comfortable with it all…
Kevin
maj 2021
It was a relaxing and learning experience, was able to hold the pause button out of this busy life on the water. Thanks Karen and Frank that was awesome. Hope to see you again before summer ends.
Jamie
maj 2021
Frank and Karen were friendly and knowledgable about the area. We had a great time aboard Hobbes! It was a beautiful day! I would recommend any of Frank and Karen's excursions.
James
september 2019
What a great way to experience the sailing culture of the Pacific Northwest! Gig Harbor is a very charming town that is steeped in boating culture. Get there a bit early and take a walk along the water and enjoy the view of beautiful boats anchored in the harbor. Then meet your friendly hosts, Frank and Karen, and their meticulously maintained Catalina sailboat, Hobbes. We spent the afternoon sailing in Dacos Passage, just outside of the harbor. We had a lot of good wind and we sailed all points, from beating and healing, beam reach, and running wing on wing. We saw porpoises and plenty of harbor seals along the way. The day sail wrapped up with a gentle breeze back into the harbor. We had sailed inside the harbor for short while before heading back to the dock. It was a perfect day sail experience, highly recommended!
What a great way to experience the sailing culture of the Pacific Northwest! Gig Harbor is a very charming town that is steeped in boating culture. Get there a bit early and take a…

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