Great yacht for SF Bay! Stable wind powered fun!!

(22 bookings)
33 ft
Boat length
Up to 6
This boat is rented with a captain
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The boat

Spacious, stable, safe, versatile...

The Seawind 1000 is a seaworthy & comfortable and fun way to visit the San Francisco Bay.

This boat is a Coast Guard Auxiliary safety inspected boat with a large saloon, full galley, twin motors.

A catamaran is an excellent platform to experience one of the most gorgeous bays in the world.

Options include: circumnavigating Alcatraz Island; sailing along the city front; under the Golden Gate Bridge; stopping at Angel Island; or venturing out onto the Pacific Ocean.

The yacht can also be used for celebrations of life, weddings, ash scatterings, work retreats, baseball games at AT&T Park, and much more.

The large saloon provides is comfortable area in which to stay warm and dry. Being a catamaran, the boat doesn't heel over on its side. For those who enjoy a bit more adventure , there are places to sit up on deck and experience the wind and spray in your hair.

It is likely we will see seals and sea lions. Perhaps harbor porpoise as well. And for longer trips, whales are not uncommon - along with a host of birds.

Captain Jan loves to teach sailing - and show passengers some of 'the ropes' and also offer folks a turn at the helm.

Our youngest passenger was 6 weeks old and our eldest (thus far) was 94 years young.

For those who prefer a land based component, we can stop at Angel Island where you can hike, eat, rent a bike or take a tram tour of this historic "Ellis Island of the West" with its incredible views of the bay and surrounding cities and towns.

Captain Jan Passion is licensed by the US Coast Guard. He has been sailing for over 30 years. He sailed solo from Vermont to St. John in the US Virgin Islands, and has sailed from Eureka California to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Jan loves to share sailing stories, as well as stories of his work abroad doing peacekeeping and peacebuilding. Captain Jan is also a volunteer with the Farallon Patrol, helping transport the scientists and their gear back and forth as they study (and preserve) the flora and fauna in the Gulf of the Farallones.

Come on aboard and explore the San Francisco Bay!

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Stereo Aux Input
Bluetooth audio
Cooler / Ice chest
Swim ladder
Children's life jackets
Deck shower
Depth finder
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(16 bookings)
Sailing Experience Bluewater: In October of 1997, I sailed from Vermont to Puerto Rico and back, primarily single-handed with my Irwin 28. This trip took seven months, including 3 months in the Caribbean, and then in 2011 I crewed on an Islander 41 from California to Mexico. -Certified by the American Sailing Association; Basic Keelboat, 1993 & 1995: Basic Coastal Cruising & Bareboat Chartering -Completed Safety at Sea (certification required for TransPac race) 24 Feb 2008 -Boats owned: J 24, Pearson 26, Irwin 28, Columbia 28, Ericson 32 1989 – present -Taught sailing at Camp Common Ground 1994 & 1996 -Crewed for deliveries from Boston to Maine 1984/5 -Traveled around the world with Semester At Sea 1984 -Crewed on the Baha Haha – California to Mexico. Islander 41, 2011 Related Skills: -Trained Emergency Medical Technician -Red Cross trained in advanced life saving and water safety & CPR -Trained in crisis management and mediation -Certified PADI SCUBA open water diver -Speak intermediate level Spanish Boats & Places sailed, either as Captain or as co-Captain: -Lavezzi 40 Catamaran St. Thomas, USVI (2 weeks) 2010 -Ericson 32 San Francisco, CA (owned) 2007-2012 -Lagoon 42 Cat Greece (2 weeks) 2008 -J-80 & Bristol 27 San Francisco, CA (various rentals) 2005-2007 -Lavezzi 40 Catamaran Greece (2 weeks) 2005 -Colombia 28 San Diego, CA (owned)2000-03 -Irwin 28 Lake Champlain Vermont (owned) 1992-99 -Catalina 30 Cape Cod & the Islands, MA (10 days) 1996 -Hunter 32 San Diego, CA (1 week) 1995 -Cabo Rico 34 Eleuthera, Bahamas (2 weeks) 1994 -Catalina 30 Florida Keys, Florida (1 week)1992 -J 24 Lake Champlain, Vermont (owned) 1989 - 92
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Allowed on boat

kids under 12
glass bottles

  • Free cancellations until 5 days before the booking start time.
  • 50% refund for cancellations between 3-5 days before the booking start time.
  • Cancellations within 2 days of the booking start time are non-refundable.
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This boat belongs to a Commercial Owner, an independent boat rental company. A Commercial Owner is an independent, Boatsetter-approved boat rental company who provides their own insurance to their guests.

A security deposit hold (not a charge) will be placed on your credit card 48 hours before your booking starts to cover any incidental damage that may occur during your rental. This hold is released 48 hours after the booking is complete, if no claims are made. The security deposit amount for the boat you are booking will be outlined during the check-out process.

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If requested, the owner can provide a list of available captains for bareboat charter or the renter can use their own qualified captain. If the boat is being time chartered, the owner will provide the Captain.