SunSwept Sailing is Santa Barbara’s most exclusive private charter, aboard the classic sailing yacht, Kelpie. Sailing in Santa Barbara has never looked so good.
Private Charters Aboard Sailing Yacht Kelpie
Your party of up to six passengers will enjoy an exhilarating private sailboat charter along the Santa Barbara coastline with magnificent ocean and mountain views. You’ll have the time of your life aboard the classic yacht, Kelpie, with her exquisite wooden features and smooth sailing style. Sit back, relax and delight in occasional wildlife sightings such as harbor seals, sea lions, bottlenose dolphins and much more. Choose from one of their specially curated cruises or customize your own private sailing adventure.
This 2-hour sunset cruise is the perfect way to spend a Santa Barbara evening. Departing year-round, they follow the sun as it sets over the beautiful Pacific Ocean during winter; and behind the majestic Santa Ynez Mountains in spring and summer. Keep an eye out for dolphins or an occasional whale as the sun sinks slowly below the horizon.
Two, three & four hour cruises departing daily sail along the American Riviera exploring the Santa Barbara and Montecito coastlines. Experience the pure joy of sailing on the classic yacht, Kelpie, with occasional views of wildlife like sea lions, dolphins and more.
Santa Barbara Harbor & Waterfront Cruise
Aboard their short but sweet 1-hour cruise you will explore the Santa Barbara Harbor, Waterfront, and Stearns Wharf with a narrated tour and magnificent views of the American Riviera coastline with occasional views of wildlife like harbor seals & sea lions and the occasional dolphin. This cruise is the perfect way to spend a long lunch break or an after work happy hour.
Engagements & Special Occasions
When you ask your partner to marry you, you’ll want to create a romantic day to reflect back on for the rest of your life. The sailing yacht, Kelpie, provides the perfect venue for marriage proposals, anniversary celebrations, and other momentous occasions. From sunset cruises to daytime sailboat charters, SunSwept Sailing will help you create just the right moment to express your feelings, complete with champagne and flowers.
Memorials at Sea
The Santa Barbara Harbor and surrounding Channel Islands are often locations with special meaning. SunSwept Sailing offers a dignified ash scattering service and memorial at sea aboard the classic sailing yacht, Kelpie, with tranquil vistas of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains. Let them take care of all the details so you’re free to spend cherished time with family and friends in remembrance of your loved one.
Each year over 25,000 Gray whales migrate over 14,000 miles from Alaska to Mexico and back. This migration is the longest of any mammal on the planet and passes through the coastal waters of Santa Barbara from mid-February through mid-May. Join SunSwept Sailing for a thrilling up close and personal whale watching experience! 3 hours, departs daily February – May.