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Stars and Stripes of San Diego Team Building Program

Team building is one positive group development activity that has been practiced long enough to bring a sense of togetherness in the workplace. Leaders use this simple yet effective trick to achieve maximum results and to have fun. When we say maximum results, what do we mean? Effective working relations, solutions to problems, and target focusing.

You have observed that it is easy to succeed as a team than to succeed as an individual. All the success stories believe that “A business is as strong as its team.” 

To understand team-building more, this article explains.

What are the 5 benefits of team building?

Out of the many team-building importance, you need to understand the five most important.

Team-building improves productivity and creativity

The knowledge and performance of an individual are usually limited. But, with a team of expert planners, skilled creators, and experienced executors, productivity becomes unlimited. With talented players in your organization, you will win games. But, with a team of talented and intelligent members, you will win championships. This is one secret most people are unaware of.

It is essential to go for team building activities to learn new and creative ideas that you did not know.

Team-building can help you identify your weaknesses and strengths

When you work as a team, you are working with different talents. You might be good at working on the helm and tacking the vessel while another person is an expert at jibing and controlling the rudder. 

When you work as a team, you will learn the basics of whatever you were not familiar with.

Team-building helps set and define goals. 

Every achievement started as a target/goal. If you intend to accomplish a task, you need to work as a team and take steps at the same time.

For instance: If you want to sail to the shores with our Stars & Stripes USA-11 as winners, you need to have a goal in mind. Goals can be breaking a record or closing in on a previously set record. Work towards your goal as a team.

Team-building can help you solve problems easier

By combining different talents, abilities, and solutions, your team can achieve goals faster and easier.

Through team building programs, members will learn to work together as a compact unit. 

Our crew members onboard help, challenge, and teach other members the necessary sailing skills.

Team-building is one way to motivate your employees

If you want a healthy environment in your workplace, a team-building activity does the trick. Take your employees on a sailing trip to bond with each other and enjoy fun games at sea.

Employees need a season where they can enjoy the “outside environment.” Going on a sailing trip on a corporate sailing charter often helps them release the tension and stress encountered in the workplace. Who knows, maybe that is what they needed all along.

After a season out at sea, they will come back to work rejuvenated and optimistic.

Four Team building activities you can find in our San Diego sailboat charter

Building challenge 

Building a challenge on a yacht can get all the members to enjoy themselves and have a great time during a team-building outing. 

An offshore adventure can make team members get outside their comfort zones and achieve specific goals to win a challenge. An offshore challenge can include; participants are looking to solve puzzles by overcoming the set encounters. 

The idea is to improve teamwork and interdependence at the same time.

Group size – 10 -12 members

Time – 3 hours

This event is perfect if you need to learn the basic

  • Development skills
  • Creative and strategic planning skills.
  • Networking skills


Who catches the most fish fish at sea?

The idea is not to have a winner and give him a prize. The idea is to encourage members to work together and achieve their goals.

Who catches the most abundant fish can involve two members sharing ideas on the basic and most effective way to catch the most fish to win the challenge.

Group size – 2-3 members

Time 2 hours

The last man standing wins the challenge

This challenge is more of an individual kind of challenge. The idea is to show your members that no matter the situation, standing as an individual cannot always guarantee positive results.

The challenge involves individuals taking time to stand on one foot as the sail steers the swaying waters. Whoever stands the longest wins the challenge. 

When you are done, the sail members can add a little fun and make two members take the challenge while holding each other’s hands. You should notice that it becomes easy to work as a unit than working as an individual.

Group size – 1-2 members

Time – 1.5 – 2 hours

Scavenger hunt

A scavenger hunt embraces finding hidden accessories with and without clues. 

Select a team of three members and try the challenge. After the challenge is done, repeat the challenge with individuals. You will see that it is easier to work as three members than it is to work as an individual. 

The lesson here is that in a team, you need to combine ideas as you focus on the goal to achieve results fast and easy.

Group size – 6-7 members

Time – 4-5 hours

Here are five reasons why team-building on a liner can help achieve your goals.

Develop excellent communication skills: Not only is communication skills, the basis of a comfortable working environment. It is one skill that can be effective if you want to achieve the same goal without any trouble. Excellent communication skills aboard a sail can make you tackle even the strongest of winds and the toughest of tides.

Create an inclusive environment: When you are together in a room, you will feel involved in most of the decision making. Team building is one way to get members to feel included in whatever that goes on around and outside the open. Members can choose to participate as much as they can without limits and boundaries.

Experience leadership skills: A leader should not be self-centered. A leader should be more of a role model and a motivator to others. He should not be the one making all the rules without consulting with his team. These are the few necessary leadership skills that one can learn during a team building activity.