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1221 37th ave, San francisco, CA 94122-1332
San francisco, CA 94122-1332

Sailing San Francisco provides chartered boat trips to customers from Alameda. The company's founder, Captain John, is licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard and is a certified U.S. Sailing instructor. Customers sailing with Captain John will board his 2007 Catalina 350, which has a wide berth to comfortably move around when out at sea. Sailing San Francisco offers a four-hour tour around the San Francisco Bay and also accepts special events on board.

1221 37th ave, San francisco, CA 94122-1332
San francisco, CA 94122-1332

Website(415) 602-8416

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How do I become a first mate on a charter boat?
A: The first officer or mate on a yacht is the captain's right-hand person and must have an excellent knowledge of bridge, navigation, and deck procedures. They must also have a thorough knowledge of safety procedures. This role requires at least five years of experience and an Officer of the Watch (Unlimited) license at a minimum.
Q: How do I become a charter boat captain?
A: To become a charter boat captain, individuals must have years of relevant maritime experience and extensive training. They will have risen through the ranks to gain captain status. They must also have hands-on experience operating a motor or sailing yacht.
Q: Is owning a yacht for charter profitable?
A: Owning a yacht can be an expensive venture, but when owners turn it into a business opportunity, it can be profitable. Chartering your yacht can help offset the cost of owning it and bring you a profit if you get a lot of bookings during the season.

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