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


4th Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival

The Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival is a Concours d’Elegance of the finest wooden boats in the nation.

  • Wooden boats and their owners are invited to exhibit in the festival. It is a highly selective process to ensure that only the most distinctive wooden boats are on display
  • As selective as the invitations to boat owners is, so is the process for sponsors and underwriters
  • Sponsors have category exclusivity. One bank, one boat insurance, one auto, one real estate brokerage.
  • There are just a few spots for each level of sponsorship and the presenting sponsor level is already reserved by F&M Bank for the second year in a row
  • Sponsorship opportunities are limited in each sponsor category
  • If you want to reach the most afRluent in this market—the Newport Beach Wooden Boat Show is the event where you want to put your sponsorship dollars in 2017
  • Gain brand strength by afRiliating your brand with yacht club members, boat owners, a high-end lifestyle, community leaders, and competitive young sailors
  • Reinforce brand loyalty with current consumer relationships
  • Entertain current clients and prospects
  • Exclusivity by competitor differentiation, making your company stand out
  • Enhance your positive community and social image
  • Gain media exposure across print and digital platforms, news, sports, and lifestyle outlets
Dates & Times
Friday, June 9, 2017
  • 10 am – 6 pm Boat Entrant Check-in, packets, swag bag and boat placement.
  • 5-6:30 pm VIP Welcome Reception aboard 100’ classic 1929 M/V Electra (details to follow).
Saturday, June 10, 2017
  • 7-9:30 am Final Set-up
  • 10:00 am Open to the Public
  • 10 am-3 pm People’s Choice Voting
  • 4:30-5 pm Awards Celebration
  • 5:30 pm End of Public Viewing Event (Boats can stay until 12:30 pm June 11, 2017)
  • 5:30 pm Pat Rybovich Speaking Event.
Sunday, June 11, 2017
  • 10:00 am Parade of Entrants (participation optional) – 90 minutes around Newport Harbor.
  • All boats and exhibitors must have removed all their property from BYC grounds.
  • 1:30 pm Newport Harbor Heritage Sail-By (participation optional).  Details to follow.


The Wooden Boat Festival is held on the waterfront at Balboa Yacht Club, 1801 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar, CA 92625.

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