Sailing Elliott 1050 Sloop for rent in Sausalito, California

31 reviews
49 bookings
2 hours minimum
$660/4 hours
11% discount

Welcome Aboard Basic Instinct! The sailboat “Basic Instinct” is a Greg Elliott semi-custom 35 foot New Zealand built racer/cruiser. She sails FAST/stable and she sails comfortably, full galley(kitchen), refrigerator and freezer, hot and cold running water, leather couches and seating area with dining table, head (bathroom) and all of her sparkling and clean interior finished off in a beautiful white oak. Basic Instinct was purchased in New Zealand in 1996, and has lived on the bay ever since. She is a well known sailing boat that has also had numerous race wins and top finishes including finishing third overall and second in class in the 2006 Pacific Cup San Francisco to Hawaii race.  She also currently races and wins often on the SF Bay and Coastal races with full crew on board! Basic Instinct is the only Elliott 1050 in the United States and will impress guests with her amenities along with a clean and nicely laid out interior. She will provide a truly memorable sailing experience, whether it be a leisurely bay cruise or a flat-out sail across the bay. “Basic Instinct” will deliver. Rates: 2-Hours minimum: $370 4-Hours: $660 Full-Day: $1200 If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
6 guests

Owner:Captain Memo

Captain Memo was born to be a sailor! Literally hours after his birth in La Paz, Mexico, Memo was taken back out to his family’s 54’ Alden cutter, the "YoHoHo" which they sailed numerous times up and down the West Coast. Growing up in Sausalito, CA, Memo spent most of his early years growing up on, around, or in the waters of the San Francisco Bay Area. Starting with sailing small El Toros at the age of five, Memo has sailed extensively on everything from smaller and faster sailboats and catamarans, to larger ...racercruiser boats, along with some of the nicest old wooden boats on the bay over the years. Memo’s family was also very involved with the local boating community including being founders of Cass’s Marina, which was the first sailboat rental schools at that time in Sausalito in the 60’s and 70’s. Memo is also an accomplished professional race car driver, and has raced and driven some of the fastest cars in the world. Captain Memo holds a US Coast Guard 100 ton commercial captains license.

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31 reviews

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  1. DK

    Awesome views and experience in such a short trip. Saw city, bridge, city shore line, Alcatraz, seals, dolphin. Great value and time seeing the city from the water

  2. LG

    We had a really awesome experience with Memo and the Basic Instinct! Memo was super friendly and accommodating and it was just very enjoyable to hang out with him on the boat and learn a lot about the bay area and sailing in general! Would 100% book again!

  3. JF

    Captain Memo was AWESOME! The sailing was amazing on the San Francisco Bay. He took us to see so many things Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Alcatraz, etc. Added bonus, he made cookies and had a bunch of other snacks. We had so much fun and I'd definitely do this again the next time family is in town. Highly recommend.

  4. AG

    It was an excellent experience. I did it with two young kids and Captain Memo was very patient and made it a great experience for them

  5. SC

    We had a great time. It was better than I could have ever expected.

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