Pacific Sail- Team Challenge Sailing Regatta

"Team Challenge" is a 3-hour team-building sailing regatta which creates a unique opportunity for a company to enhance the team spirit of a select group of participants. 


Large groups are split into smaller teams of six sailors per yacht. US Coast Guard Licensed Skipper/ Team Building leader guides instruct all participants in the rudiments of sailing before they practice in a fun, team building sailing race.

The Location

790 Mariner Park Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

If arriving by car, parking in Santa Cruz Harbor lot can be pre-arranged. Van & bus arrival can be coordinated directly with Pacific Sail. 


The participants can use their new skills in the challenge of competition and working together as a cooperating team. All yachts involved use the team work needed to sail and win the race. The sail in not strenuous for any of the participants.

Pricing & Booking

Santa Cruz - $800* per yacht


The Host

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Pacific Sail is staffed by a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain-Instructor.

The Team Challenge

Build confidence, leadership, trust, and teamwork. (Team Challenge can accommodate 42 people: 7 yachts take 6 each).

The fleet is based in Santa Cruz and the cost per boat includes the Yacht & USCG Captain Team Building leader.

About 32 years ago the "Team Challenge" sailing program was developed to parallel concepts in similar corporate development programs such as the "Ropes Course."

The challenge works great for large groups of people that work for the same company. Team mates participate in a group sailing race that is fun but can get competitive and challenging, similar to their outside work environment. One of the goals is to sail the yacht as a team, working with colleagues on building a network together.


"Marc and the team at Pacific Yachting ran a Corporate Team Building Challenge for my group at work. We had a fantastic day, everyone had a great time. it was the perfect balance of fun and competition. I recommend it highly!"

"Amazing experience with these guys. Marc is extremely professional, responsive and accommodating. "

"Marc, the owner, was easy work with and very helpful. "

"Very impressed with the quality of training, knowledgeable instructors, equipment, and professionalism of your operation."

"Sailing is extremely fun and a great way to be out on the water. One of the times we were out we saw a bunch of whales up close and it was awesome. "

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