(949) 673-3515 x 135 | Saturday June 10, 2017

BYC Wooden Boat Festival Photos

by Photographer Tom Walker

2015 Winners

  • HumbleLaunches – Humble owned by Victoria Fash
  • Cruisers under 45 feet – Colnett, owned by Steve Farwell and Bunker Hill
  • Cruisers over 45 feet – Tonina, owned by Rick and Merrie Fricke
  • Runabouts – Firecracker owned by Mark and Tracy Widder
  • Human Powered or Sailboat exhibited on land – Joyful owned by Bill Dunlap
  • Powerboat exhibited on land – Hungry Blonde, owned by Mike Davis

Harbor Master Lieutenant Mike Jansen gave Jim Busby the Best Power Boat trophy for Four Bells, a 1955 Rybovich 26 foot Sport Fisher. Commodore Gary Davidson presented the BYC Commodore’s Award to Black Cloud owner Don Schaffner for Best Sailboat. The Thistle #313 was built in 1959 and sails only on the lake in Mission Viejo. And, the Best of Show went to the 55-foot Stephens Kail Ezra owned by Kevin Roberg. Newport Beach Mayor Ed Selich did the honors. Each of the three special award winners received a hand-crafted trophy by Robert Kingaard and a watch from Black, Starr & Frost.

Thanks Tom Walker!

Thanks Tom Walker!

Event Photographer

imagesTom ‘s amazing photographs of the event can be viewed and purchased at TOM WALKER PHOTOGRAPHY


The 2nd annual BYC Wooden Boat Festival, video by Mark Rudyk