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James Island Sail and Hike

guided hike

James Island Sail and Hike

2 reviews
Duration
8 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Transport, Equipment
Hosted in
English
guided hike

James Island Sail and Hike

guided hike

James Island Sail and Hike

2 reviews
Duration
8 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Transport, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We will board the sailboat, a vintage 28 foot sloop in the Skyline neighborhood of Anacortes, a short drive from the San Juan Island ferry terminal. After departing the breakwater at Flounder Bay we will set sail for James Island. Learn to sail or sit back and enjoy the 1-3 hour crossing of Rosario Strait. Once tied up at the dock, mooring buoy or at anchor, the island is yours to explore for 2-4 hours. Trails with stunning views cover the island. A stand up paddle-board and a 3 person dinghy is available to explore the island by water as well. After the unguided hike, a 1-3 hour return trip across the Strait is a second opportunity for viewing marine wildlife, honing your sailing skills, or simply quietly reflecting. Custom excursions are available as well - 4 hour sails, overnight camping excursions, and a variety of destinations are also available. Please message me for details!

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Learn more about Jon

Jon

I'm a self-made Captain, lover of the Ocean and the outdoors, sailing and being out on the water! From the frigid waters of Alaska as a commercial fisherman to the tropical paradise of Mexico as a live-aboard cruising sailor, I want to share my passion for sailing with you, around the beautiful San Juan Islands. I am licensed by the United States Coast Guard as a 100 ton Master of Inland Waters. My credential allows me to take 6 passengers for-hire aboard vessels such as the one in this listing.

What's included

Drinks
Drinking water, coffee and tea will be available on-board the sailboat. Food is not provided however the boat is equipped…
Transport
We will be sailing a vintage 28 foot sloop. A stand up paddleboard and 2 person dinghy are also available to use during the…
Equipment
Life jackets are available however not required to be worn. Lightweight jackets and blankets are available although guests…

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Where you'll be

Departing Flounder Bay we will sail across Rosario Strait, the gateway to the San Juan Islands and visit James Island, a Washington State Marine Park and true gem of the Pacific Northwest! After a 1-2 hour sail, I will drop you off at the island to explore on your own for 2-4 hours. After your hike I will pick you up and we will sail back to the marina

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend. No prior sailing experience is necessary. Some light or moderate physical activity is possible but not required.

More tips

Guests must be able to walk up and down ramps, board a sailboat or dinghy including climbing stairs and be prepared for windy or cold conditions, even on hot days. No prior sailing experience is necessary and guests are not required to participate in sailing the ship.
Jon
James Island Sail and Hike
2 reviews
£220/person
2 reviews
£220/person