Privateer 071812

90-Minute Sailing Tour Reviews

The Privateer (San Francisco, CA)
265 dates available Select Date

Reviews & Ratings

105 ratings
4.5 average rating
  • 66
    5
  • 30
    4
  • 5
    3
  • 2
    2
  • 2
    1
carole
52 events
38 reviews
8 stars
attended May 02 2013

The day was beautiful. The crew was great. The wine was great. Everything wa perfect...but we did need to put on our jackets.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
24 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 09 2013

Once we got on the boat it was fun. The boat is just small enough to give a sense of sailing but large enough to feel secure. It was a beautiful day on the bay and we had good company.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
9 events
1 review
3 stars
attended May 05 2013

It was such a wonderful experience on the Privateer. The entire staff from the man who checked us in to the Captain were all professionals who treated us like kings. I wanna give a special shout out to the first mate, he was the BEST!!!!
Federico...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
carole
52 events
38 reviews
8 stars
attended May 14 2014

Loud, obnoxious passenger ruined the serenity of the boat ride. Captain and crew member were clueless about calming her down.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
84 events
35 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 25 2013

Best way to spend an afternoon by and on the bay - we had a great time!
Captain Mike and First Mate Patrick made the trip super enjoyable and made sure our wineglasses never went empty. I took my friend for a birthday surprise - she loves sailing...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
21 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 27 2015

Fantastic! What an exceptional experience! The crew was wonderful and we had such a great time from start to finish. It was a beautiful day on the water and we had a lovely tour of the bay. Our goal is to go on this sail every time we're in the...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
8 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 31 2015

Lovely day on the Bay. Mellow sailboat ride with beautiful views. They didn't sail as close to the Golden Gate Bridge or Sausalito as I had expected, staying closer to the middle of the Bay. They serve wine and beer as soon as the boat leaves...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
aju
178 events
50 reviews
13 stars
attended Jun 16 2015

We happened to hit a very good day. It can be foggy and choppy in the summer. The boat was fine, and we really enjoyed it.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
no thank you
48 events
17 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 21 2012

Staff was extremely friendly, answered all questions and informative. If you have any back problems...you may want to bring a small cushion. Although, it was a beautiful day and a warm day for SF definitely layer because it is cooler once you're...

star this review starred report as inappropriate
R.E. Carsch
25 events
15 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 04 2015

Very windy - shocked that life jackets were not passed out and required. Sailing on the Bay without life vest is just plain dumb.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
16 events
13 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

For our friend's 75th birthday this was a great experience! Due to the large number who had signed up they split the group onto two boats which was really great. Beer and wine served, great hosts and captain. Dress warmly with a hat and sunglasses...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
19 events
12 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 21 2012

The Capt and his crew were great!!! The views were spectacular.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
55 events
11 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

I was rather disappointed. Just before going out on the Bay, the fog moved in by the Golden Gate and the captain decided to stay out of the fog.
He therefore skipped sailing along the Golden Gate which was understandable but he also skipped...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
24 events
7 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 24 2012

Don't miss this tour! From Fisherman's Wharf to the Ferry Building, with a loop around Alcatraz, you will have a fantastic view of San Francisco and the Bay! The staff was very nice and friendly!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
14 events
7 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The Captain and crew were great. I asked a lot of questions about sail boats & they had all the answers

star this review starred report as inappropriate
12 events
7 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

The sail is nice but tight, not much space

star this review starred report as inappropriate
19 events
6 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 30 2012

it was so great! just the right amount of people and the captain and first mate were friendly and just plain wonderful. The sailing felt safe!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
18 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 19 2015

Beautiful day, great wind, fun captain and crew!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
5 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 31 2012

This sailing event was pure enjoyment! Not only was the customer service excellent, (with an element of humor!), but the event was on time, and the rules and regulations of safety were thorough and concise. The views were spectacular!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
5 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 27 2012

The staff was very friendly and an overall great experience!

star this review starred report as inappropriate
previous 1 3 4