BYC Wooden Boat Festival Awards
People’s Choice Results
- Cruiser Over 45 feet – Athena, owned by Wayne Ettel
- Cruiser Under 45 feet – Colnett, owned by Bunker Hill and Steve Farwell
- Sailboats Over 50 feet – Zapata II, owned by Jim & Marion Jordan
- Sailboats Under 50 feet – Madness, owned by Bob King, Jacoby, and Ralph Rodheim
- Powerboats/Launches – Humble, owned by Victoria Fash
- Powerboats/Runabouts – Firecracker, owned by Mark and Tracy Widder
- Land Powerboats – Uncle Erwin, owned by Dave Carroll
- Land Sailboats – Black Cloud owned by Don Schaffer
- Land Human Powered – Rock-A-Bye, owned by Barry Mason
- Mayor’s Choice for Best Powerboat – Colnett, owned by Bunker Hill and Steve Farwell
- Commodore’s Choice for Best Sailboat – Zapata II, owned by Jim and Marion Jordan
- Skipper’s Choice for Best of Show – Humble, Victoria Fash
NOTE: Colnett, Zapata II and Humble each won two awards
In 1938 the South Coast Boat Building Company in Newport Beach introduced the Rhodes 33, one of several narrow racing boats with deep cockpits designed by Phillip Rhodes. They were
WINNER - 2016 Peoples' Choice Awards Best Man/Sail-powered Watercraft Last Name: Schaffner State: CA Model:...
WINNER - 2016 Peoples' Choice Awards Best Cruiser 40' and Over Last Name: Ettel State: CA Model: Cruiser Year: 1927...
Owned for the past 34 years by Marion and Jim Jordan, who spend summers sailing this beautiful ketch throughout the Channel Islands. Carefully maintained to preserve the workmanship and beauty of a classic wooden yacht, Zapata II has been the winner of Opening Day awards numerous times.
Uncle Erwin was built by Dave Carroll from lines that he took from a boat in the...
Rockabye was built in 2000 by Barry Mason for his first grandchild. She is...
In her day, Humble was considered the most beautiful yacht on the Thames River.
She hosted many distinguished guests, including English and European Royalty. In fact, she was so popular that the Prince of Wales commandeered her for a grand European tour in the early 1900s. Celebrating over 100 years of history, Humble is an English “Victorian Gentleman’s Launch”. Built in Kensington England, circa 1902, Humble is believed to be the largest surviving electric boat of her era.
Year 1924 Length 42’ City NEWPORT BEACH...