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O’Neill Yacht Charters

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Open today: 09:00 - 18:45
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Lovely sunset sail!

We were in Santa Cruz to attend a nephew's wedding and the rehearsal dinner was a sunset sail on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shirley S
San Ramon, California
Fun thing to do in Santa Cruz

Our family has grown up taking trips out on the O'Neill Catamaran. It is so fun to sail in the bay... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tamara C
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Experience an exciting sailing adventure aboard the luxurious 65' Team O'Neill catamaran on the Monterey Bay! Sailing activities include afternoon cruises, sunset sails, local wine and beer tastings, seasonal firework cruises, live music sails and...more
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275 Lake Ave, L Dock at the Santa Cruz Harbor, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4639
+1 831-818-3645
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Santa Cruz to attend a nephew's wedding and the rehearsal dinner was a sunset sail on the O'Neill catamaran. The crew and staff were very helpful and pleasant!! They made sure everyone was comfortable!! Our group was 46, including one eight year...More

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family has grown up taking trips out on the O'Neill Catamaran. It is so fun to sail in the bay. Each trip is very unique and you never know what wildlife you will spot.🐳🦆🐬🐠🦋. It is very reasonable and the crew rock!!! Fun family...More

Thank Tamara C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As always, you will never be disappointed with this boat and its crew. Wednesday night sails are awesome to watch from the water and whales even joined us!! Can't recommend highly enough!

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

While I was not able to take advantage of the charter sail with O’Neill I just have to brag on their level of customer service. Am in the area on vacation from the East Coast and sustained an injury that is requiring me to fly...More

Thank MLPMorse
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Great time on a very leisurely catamaran with couples. The sail when up for just awhile. This is the biggest I’ve been on as it can for 50 people. We were on it on a Sunday afternoon. The staff are kind and will answe any...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The O'Neil Catamaran is a great way to see the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and Wharf. I recommend O'Neil's 1 hour and 1and1/2 hour cruises for all ages,

Thank ddisalvo1
Reviewed 6 May 2018

this was our first time with O'neill charters, we are a group of 6 family members that have done a bit of resort sailing around the world and this ranked right up with the best of them. The crew was excellent, courteous, helpful and engaging...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

this awesome boat sails very fast and smooth- in fact I am going to rent this boat to scatter my brothers ashes when the weather gets better- I'd choose this over any other boat for hire (sailboaat0

2  Thank Will S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were a family with adults, teens and elder grandparents—all enjoyed the trip! The 1.5 hours was about perfect. The catamaran is huge and easy to walk around even for my 75 year old mother. The teens loved hanging out at the bow of the...More

1  Thank LoriKSacto
Reviewed 14 August 2017

O'Neill Yacht Charters not only has the biggest and most comfortable boat but the crew is unbeatable. Amazing attitudes and service on every visit! See dolphins, whales, sea otters, sea lions, jelly fish etc on the trips. Yesterday we had the pleasure of watching humpback...More

Thank Erica P
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Desiree R
27 June 2018|
Response from OYC_1952 | Property representative |
Hi Desiree! Thank you for your question and interest in sailing with us aboard the Team O'Neill catamaran on Tuesday, July 10. We currently have availability for your group on our 1-Hour Daytime Sail departing at 5 PM... More
Brenda H
9 June 2016|
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Response from OYC_1952 | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, Thank you for your question and we'd love to have your group aboard! For our public sails, the cost is $20-40 per person, depending on the type of sail that you book for. If you're looking to do a private event... More
24 May 2015|
Response from OYC_1952 | Property representative |
Hi Judy, Thank you for your question! Our public sail tickets range in price from $20 to $40 depending on the event. If inquiring about a private charter, please contact us directly via phone or email, or check out our... More