Experience the beauty and tranquility of a boat under sail. Our fun, adventurous and safe bay cruise are guided by skilled and USCG licensed captains. We typically get to see otters, sea lions, dolphins and whales on our bay cruises. We take out small groups of about 6 people every trip instead of 106 when compared to a power vessel. With no diesel fumes or engine noises the tranquility and peace experienced while sailing creates an outstanding experience for all of our passengers. Only question is why wouldn’t you want to go out with us ? Make a reservation by clicking the book now button on the right.
1 hour Bay Cruise – $39 Adult / $25 Children*
2 hour Bay Cruise – $69 Adult / $45 Children* (cost is 75 $ for adult and 45 $ for kids if doing the sunset cruise)
3 hour Bay Cruise – $99 Adult / $75 Children*
*Under the age of 12
Our most-popular and romantic cruise with or without hors d’oeuvres. The appetizer option includes two hors d’oeuvres beginning with brie cheese, sliced pear, red grapes and stone ground crackers, and spicy red pepper humus and whole wheat pita. Sail alongside otters, sea lions, porpoise, and dolphins while watching a gorgeous Monterey Bay sunset with your sweetheart.
Sunset Cruise $75 adults / $49 children
Sunset Appetizer Cruise $89 adults / $69 children
Four Courses: Start off with refreshments, brie, pear, grapes and stone ground wheat crackers as you tack up the beautiful coastline of Cannery Row to Point Pinos. As we turn downwind, you’ll dive into a Fresh Spinach Salad topped with Cranberries and glazed Walnuts followed by a fresh Monterey Bay grilled salmon entree. Finally, you’ll enjoy chocolate and vanilla macaroons for Dessert!
2 hour Sunset Dinner Cruise – $115 per person
2 hour Private Sunset Dinner Cruise for Two – $399
Give the gift of sailing. With gift certificate options ranging from a simple one hour cruise to a private sunset dinner cruise gift options abound. You can also order a dollar amount on your certificate and use that certificate towards any sailing related activity or merchandise we sell. Makes great birthday, fathers day or just about any day gifts.
Enjoy a tranquil day on the bay aboard one of our vessels. Great for private getaways, proposals, mini vacations and so much more. All day charters start at 11 AM and go until sunset throughout the year. Enjoy the whole day with the boat to yourself or bring along other friends or family. The possibilities are limitless. One week advance notice is required.
Enjoy a private sunset cruise with up to five additional friends or family members. Sunset sails are beyond breathtaking in beauty and lend themselves to capturing these intense photographic memories of our colorful bay.
2 Hour Private Sunset Bay Cruise -$369
“Enjoy a bay cruise with up to five additional friends or family members. Have the boat and captain to yourself to share the wonders of sailing with your best company. Bay Cruises sail from 11:00am to 5:45pm. To book a private Sunset Cruise from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, please see above (click here).
1 hour Private Bay Cruise – $249
2 hour Private Bay Cruise – $349
3 hour Private Bay Cruise – $449
4 hour Half Day Private Bay Cruise – $549
8 hour Full Day Private Bay Cruise – $700
Monterey Bay Sailing has provided intimate matrimonial ceremonies for Central Coast families since 1999. Friends and relatives rejoice with their loved ones in the peace and tranquility that only the sea can provide. Our yacht gently flies across the Bay in silence, comfort, and safety. The beauty of the diverse marine life enriches the marriage rite with a joyous serenity, lending a very spiritual dimension that our couples are seeking.
2 hour ♥ Wedding Service – $499
Bring large parties and groups any number from 7-99 aboard the 65′ power vessel Caroline. See whales, dolphins and otters with up to 98 of your friends. Great for corporate team builders, large family get together s and large groups. At least one weeks advance notice is required to book. Trips are available at and after 3:30 P.M.
1 hour minimum 900 or 39/person (whichever is greater)
2 hour minimum 1200 or 59/person (whichever is greater)
3 hour minimum 1500 or 75/person (whichever is greater)
Our cruises leave from Old Fisherman’s Wharf #1 through the Monterey harbor. From there you will cruise along historic Cannery Row, past the kelp beds with Sea Otters, California Sea Lions, and different species of marine birds. Your voyage continues towards Pacific Grove, Lovers Point, Point Pinos and tacks back to the harbor with the Pacific swell at our stern. The beauty of the diverse marine life enriches the funeral rite with a profound serenity giving a very spiritual dimension of closure. Should you prefer any music or religious passage recital please communicate that information to us before cruise.