What makes Gone Sailing different

What makes Gone Sailing different from other yacht sailing charters in San Diego? Our customer service! It’s simply the best! We take pride in serving others and we make sure you’re comfortable and safe. Gone Sailing is proud to be the only open water yacht chartering service in Mission Bay operating at the Hyatt Regency Spa and Marina Hotel.

The Vision

To inspire, educate and share our passion for open water and coastal sailing.

The Mission

To set the sails and guide our yacht charters into coastal adventures, creating an open water sailing experience in San Diego that brings to life the romance of the wind and sea.

The Experience

We would like our cruisers to leave feeling they danced with the elements of the wind and sea.

Meet Captain Don Marchi

Captain Don is a retired US Naval Engineer, Machinist, Mate First and Class (Surface Warfare Specialist). During his Navy career, he excelled in the organization, management, and team building. He is a 4.0 sailor who thrives on learning and experiencing new adventures.

Don Marchi retired from U.S. Navy service in 1995 after completing six deployments, earned 2 Navy Achievement Medals and a Unit Citation.

As a civilian, Don Marchi’s professional dreams were focused on software development. After (3) years of study, he earned his degree in Computer Information Science at Coleman University in San Diego, CA. Don Marchi’s software career was rewarding and let him create his dream of owning a Yacht chartering service.

Captain Don Marchi shares the romance and dance between the wind and the sea with the cruisers on Gone Sailing Charters. He enjoys sharing his free time with his kids and a loving wife Cristina here in San Diego, CA.

What To Expect