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Free Water Taxi Routes Added

2018's Wooden Boat Festival crew has added even more water taxis to bring you to and from the festival throughout the day. The new Central Avenue dock at Lido Village (next to Elk's Club) will be a stop on this year's route. A stop at Marina Park...

Wooden Boat Concours d’Elegance

Mark Your Calendars - Newport Harbor's Own Wooden Boat Festival June 8-10, 2018 Looking for something fun to do in June? On the weekend of June 9 -10, the 5 th Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival will be held at Balboa Yacht Club (BYC) located at...

Wooden Boat Festival Call for Entries

by Lynn Selich reprinted from Newport Independent Like many of you, I absolutely adore boats. Big, small, fast, slow, sail, power – there’s nothing better than being on the water, especially here in our beloved Newport Harbor. All things boating is all...

Wooden Boat Festival Returns to Balboa Yacht Club

For those who love boating, or just want to see some classic boats, the annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival June 9-11 at the Balboa Yacht Club is not to be missed.  Dubbed the Concours d’Elegance of yachting, it showcases the most diverse and valuable collection...

Call for Boat Entries

It’s time for proud boat owners to show off their hard work and love of wooden boats. The Fourth 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 the...

4th Annual Free Event

The Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival is the weekend of June 10-11, 2017. Admission is free to the public who can celebrate the maritime heritage of Newport Harbor and wooden boats past and present with a fun-filled day for the whole family. The...

Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival

Saturday, June 10-11, 2017 - Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival: The Balboa Yacht Club is the go-to place for seeing 50 of the best wooden hull boats on the West Coast, including legendary 100 foot Electra, Rybovich sportfishing boats, 85 foot schooner...

WBF Founding Father Ralph Rodheim passes from ALS

by Christopher Trela Word came today from Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Steve Rosansky that 2010 Citizen of the Year Ralph Rodheim passed away over the weekend. He was 73. Ralph had been battling ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) for the past several...

Electra; 2017 WBF Flagship

The Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival welcomes Electra and her crew, the privileged few operating this iconic yacht and proud to offer the excellent service that has become a time-honored tradition. Electra is the flagship of Electra Cruises of Newport Beach and she...