WORLD • Available for private group charters, special events, multihull sailing instruction and trips up the Delta or the Petaluma or Napa Rivers. • (415) 331-8730; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; websites: www. apparition.com or www.boatsboatsboats.net
This 'Apparition' is a familiar sight.
small-group chartering in mind. Captain Stan Schilz loves to introduce guests to the ease and comfort of multihull sailing by letting them take the helm. One of the few crewed charter yachts that does overnights, this 38-footer has two double cabins and a full galley. If you're planning to bareboat a cat soon, spending some time aboard Apparition would be good preparation. • Carries up to 6 passengers for private charters. Can also be bareboated by special arrangement with up to 12 passengers. • Berthed at Schoonmaker Marina, Sausalito.
Carrera: At the smaller end of the spectrum is Gene Maly's well-kept Capo 32 racer/cruiser. Based at Monterey, Carrera balances her increasingly busy schedule between intimate group daysails and instructional sails that feature plenty of one-on-one attention. • Carries up to six passengers. • Berthed at Fisherman's Wharf, in Monterey. • Available for scheduled daysails including whale watching and Marine Sanctuary tours, private charters, accredited instruction, and "teambuilding challenges" for corporations. • (831) 375-0648; email: email@example.com; website: www.sailmontereybay.com Cat Ballou: Originally a Caribbean charter yacht, this sweet-sailing Catana
42 catamaran joined the Bay Area charter fleet after owners Chuck and Ellie Longanecker upgraded her substantially during an extensive refit. As well as doing custom charters on the Bay, she also occasionally voyages beyond the Golden Gate. In fact, in recent years she's offered a series of 'adventure charters' to, from and within Mexico. A management consultant by trade, one of Chuck's specialties is teambuilding charters. • Carries up to six passengers. (Note: This vessel will soon be licensed to carry 12 passengers.) • Berthed at Schoonmaker Marina, Sausalito. • Available for private group charters, special events and corporate charters, including teambuilding. • (888) 566-8894; website: www. sanfranciscosailing.com Flying Tiger: This sleek former racing yacht is one of the newest additions to the Bay's charter fleet. Originally designed to race in the SORC, she was later fitted out for comfortable cruising and explored both Mexico and Alaska. Kirk Miller (a.k.a. Capt. Kirk) gave up a
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