(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?

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).

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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.

News

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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.

Presenting Sponsor

Farmers & Merchants Bank

Presenting Sponsor

Official Sponsors

Audi of America

Audi of America

Official Sponsor

Newport Beach and Company

Official Sponsor

Clark Garvey Marine

Clark Garvey Marine

Official Sponsor

Ten-X

Official Sponsor

Balboa Bay Club

Balboa Bay Club

Official Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors

Underwriters

Island marine fuel

Island Marine Fuel

Underwriter

Seven Angels Cellars

Seven Angels Cellars

Underwriter

Pierrre E. Loubet

Underwriter

Pau Maui Vodka

Pau Maui Vodka

Underwriter

King Size Bows - when it's a really BIG idea

King Size Bows

Underwriter

Driver SPG

Driver SPG

Underwriter

City of Newport Beach

City of Newport Beach

Underwriter

Armstrong Garden Center

Underwriter

The Log - California's boating and fishing news

The Log

Underwriter

Simple Green

Simple Green

Underwriter

Cheryl & Jim Dale

Cheryl & Jim Dale

Underwriter

Wooden Boat Magazine

Wooden Boat Magazine

Underwriter