Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival
June 10, 2017
An Event for the Ages
The Balboa Yacht Club hosts the Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival will launch at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017. You won’t want to miss this unique event featuring exceptional wooden boats on land and in the water.
The free event is open to the public and attracts nearly 3,000 people to enjoy the marine art, People’s Choice awards for best-in-class vessels, delicious food, lively music and special activities.
A complimentary shuttle runs all day for convenient, free off-site parking. Enjoy a day filled with fun on the waterfront in appreciation of the timeless beauty and craftsmanship of privately owned boats of all sizes, power and sail.
2017 WBF Calendars
Buy online and in the BYC Store
The beauty of the boats and the day was captured by photographer Tom Walker and compiled into the New 2017 Wooden Boat Festival Calendar. Enjoy the beauty of these classics, year round, and mark your new calendar for Newport’s Fourth Annual Wooden Boat Festival at the Balboa Yacht Club on June 10, 2017.
The 2nd annual BYC Wooden Boat Festival, video by Mark Rudyk
Countdown to 2017 Wooden Boat Festival
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Sponsors & Underwriters
“Without your generosity, none of this would be possible”
The Annual Balboa Yacht Club Wooden Boat Festival provides an exceptional opportunity to increase your company’s engagement with affluent and influential men and women in Southern California.
Our thanks to the generosity of the sponsors and underwriters who have made this event possible over the years.
Hausman Family Trust