(949) 673-3515 x 135 | June 7-9, 2019

Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival

June 7-9, 2019 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

2019 Winners

Best in Show
(Ralph Rodheim Perpetual Trophy)
Conquest

First Runner Up
Athena

Second Runner Up
The Gig

Most Distinguished Provenance
Pixie

Longest Distance
Sally

Best On Land
Lorelei

Friday, June 7, 2019

  • 10 am – 6 pm: Boat Entrant Check-in, packets, swag bag and boat placement.
  • 5-6:30 pm: VIP Welcome Reception aboard John Wayne’s Wild Goose.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

  • 7-9:30 am: Final Set-up
  • 10:00 am: Open to the Public
  • 10:00 am: Wild Goose tours
  • 4:30-5 pm: Closing Celebration
  • 5:30 pm: End of Public Viewing (Boats can stay until 11:00 am, Sunday, June 10, 2018)

Sunday, June 9, 2019

  • 11:00 am: Wooden Boat Parade – 90 minutes around Balboa Island.

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

An Event for the Ages

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.

Open to the public — $5 entry fee, children under 12 are free. 

Tickets are available at the event. The Wooden Boat Festival  attracts nearly 5,000 people to enjoy the marine art, People’s Choice awards for best-in-class vessels, delicious food, live music and special activities. A Complimentary Shuttle runs all day for 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. 

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

News

Water Taxi Routes

Water Taxis run from Ocean Quest's Fun Zone dock to Balboa Yacht Club to Coral Avenue Balboa Island Public Dock every 40 minutes from 10 am to 5 pm. FREE with festival admission.

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“Wild Goose” Returns

The 6th Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival welcomes the return of the harbor's iconic Wild Goose as the event flagship. John Wayne's famous yacht will be available during the festival for free tours and plenty of selfies.  More about Wild Goose. 

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Wooden Boat Concours d’Elegance

Newport Harbor's Own Wooden Boat Festival June 7-9, 2019 Looking for something fun to do in June? The Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival will be held at Balboa Yacht Club (BYC) located at 1801 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar. This is yachting’s equivalent of a...

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Presenting Sponsor

Farmers & Merchants Bank

Presenting Sponsor

Official Sponsors

Balboa Bay Club

Balboa Bay Club

Official Sponsor

Roger's Gardens

Roger's Gardens

Official Sponsor

Clark Garvey Marine

Clark Garvey Marine

Official Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors

Boatswain’s Locker

Boatswain’s Locker

Supporting Sponsor

Lido Yacht Anchorage

Lido Yacht Anchorage

Underwriter

InterSeller

InterSeller Web Developers

Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival Underwriters & Website Volunteers

 

 

 

 

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