Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

Santa Barbara Harbor
Directly to the right of the boat launch ramp
Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara’s premier destination for on-the-water fun. Learn to sail, charter a sailboat with a captain, rent a variety of sail and power boats or enroll in a Liveaboard Instructional Vacation to the world-famous Channel Islands National Park. We also offer a wide variety of public cruises in which you’ll experience an array of marine life as well as spectacular views of the coastline. If you’re looking for a little adventure, we offer kayak & stand up paddle board rentals, tours & instruction. Regardless of your boating needs, there’s something fun for everyone at the Santa Barbara Sailing Center!

Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

Santa Barbara Harbor
Directly to the right of the boat launch ramp
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

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Special Events


Double Dolphin Parade of Lights Cruise

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December. Celebrate the holidays with a one-of-a-kind on the water parade of lights. Enjoy the exciting fireworks display from the Double…




Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise

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July 4th. Enjoy the fireworks on the water from the decks of the Double Dolphin as we celebrate our independence. Light appetizers…


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Channel Islands Getaways

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The Santa Barbara Sailing Center welcomes you to explore the majestic Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary with a…


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Double Dolphin Private Cruises

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What could be more romantic than a wedding and reception at sea? How about an anniversary or retirement party aboard a 50-foot…


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Private Charter with Captain

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Spend a few hours or a whole day aboard our yachts! You pick the yacht size and The Santa Barbara Sailing Center will provide you with a…


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Santa Barbara Kayaking & Kayaking Tours

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A kayak gets you up close and personal with the Santa Barbara Harbor area. Head on out to the Sand Spit, circle the sea-lions sunbathing…



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Private Sailing Charters

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Celebrate the holiday season with a clubhouse cocktail party at Santa Barbara’s only floating venue or at sea with a private sailing…


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Holiday Party on the Water

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Celebrate the Holiday Season with unforgettable views of the Santa Barbara Coast on our 50-foot Catamaran. Whether you're scheduling a…



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Double Dolphin Whale Watching Cruise

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Mid-February through Mid-May Come Santa Barbara Whale Watching aboard the 50′ Sailing Catamaran, the Double Dolphin. This is an…