(949) 673-3515 x 135 | June 8-10, 2018

Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival

June 8-10, 2018 Hosted by Balboa Yacht Club. Corona del Mar, California

A FREE Event to the Public

Amazing Showcase

Amazing Showcase

Fanatical Details

An Event for the Ages

An Event for the Ages

The Fifth Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival at the Balboa Yacht Club will be the must-go-to-place for gathering 50 of the best wooden hull boats on the West Coast.

Do you have a wooden boat for this year’s festival?

Are you interested in Sponsorship Oppportunities?

Friday, June 8, 2018

  • 10 am – 6 pm: Boat Entrant Check-in, packets, swag bag and boat placement.
  • 5-6:30 pm: VIP Welcome Reception aboard 125’ schooner, Spirit of Dana Point

Saturday, June 9, 2018

  • 7-9:30 am: Final Set-up
  • 10:00 am: Open to the Public
  • 4:30-5 pm: Closing Celebration
  • 5:30 pm: End of Public Viewing (Boats can stay until 11:00 am, Sunday, June 10, 2018)
  • 5:30 pm: Spirit of Dana Point Presentation & Speaking Event.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

  • 11:00 am: Wooden Boat Parade – 90 minutes around Newport Harbor.

  • All boats and exhibitors must have removed all their property from BYC grounds.

  • 1:00 pm: Heritage Sail-By (participation open to all wooden hull sail boats).

An Event for the Ages

June 8-10, 2018

The Balboa Yacht Club hosts the Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival on the second Saturday of June each year. 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 4,000 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 and Water Taxi 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.

The Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival, video by Mark Rudyk

News

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Wooden Boat Festival Call for Entries

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Presenting Sponsor

Farmers & Merchants Bank

Presenting Sponsor

Official Sponsors

Balboa Bay Club

Balboa Bay Club

Official Sponsor

Clark Garvey Marine

Clark Garvey Marine

Official Sponsor

Roger's Gardens

Roger's Gardens

Official Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors

Boatswain’s Locker

Boatswain’s Locker

Supporting Sponsor

Lido Yacht Anchorage

Lido Yacht Anchorage

Underwriter

Driver SPG

Driver SPG

Underwriter

Cheryl & Jim Dale

Cheryl & Jim Dale

Underwriter

The Barnes Family

Daniel and Elizabeth Barnes

Newport Center Urgent Care

Slater Builders

Underwriter

In Kind Sponsors

Seven Angels Cellars

Seven Angels Cellars

Underwriter

Discovery Cube's Ocean Quest

Ocean Quest

Underwriter

Pierrre E. Loubet

Underwriter

Island marine fuel

Island Marine Fuel

Underwriter

Simple Green

Simple Green

Underwriter

Newport Beach and Company

Official Sponsor

City of Newport Beach

City of Newport Beach

Underwriter

City of Newport Beach

County of Orange

Underwriter

Armstrong Garden Center

Underwriter

Armstrong Garden Center

Casa Luigi Prosecco

Underwriter

Island marine fuel

Stay Afloat Marine

Underwriter