(949) 673-3515 x 135 | Saturday June 4, 2016

2016 Award Winners


★ SHOW AWARDS ★ 

Chubasco

Best of Show

Chubasco

Best Sailboat

Sumatra

 

Best Powerboat

ComOcean

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Best On-land Power

S’Wonderful

The four “Show Awards” are selected by a special group of judges:

Newport Beach Mayor | Sheriffs Department Harbormaster | BYC Commodore | Wooden Boat Festival Chairman


★★★  PEOPLES’ CHOICE AWARDS ★★★ 

  • Cruisers < 40′
    NO CORKAGE
    Kari & Lori Kreutiziger

  • Cruisers > 40′
    ATHENA
    Wayne Ettel

  • Sailboats < 45′
    MADNESS
    Ralph Rodheim & Gavin Herbert Sr.

  • Sailboats > 45′
    MEI WEN TI
    Jim & Kim O’Connell

2014 Winners

Festival visitors vote for their favorite boat in each class.
A minimum of three vessels are required for the WBF to establish a class.
Classes may be added/deleted at the Festival Committee’s discretion.

In all award categories there are no criteria of the judging.  The judging is subjective and based on what the judge feels is the best in class and show.  However, a previous year Best of Show is not eligible for Best of Show the following year.

Welcome Aboard!

Step aboard, tour the world’s finest wooden yachts. History. Craftsmanship. Awe. [SEE THE BOATS]

Entertainment, Arts, Food

Live Band + Local Artists + Nautical Exhibitors + Great Food + Newport Harbor: do the math.      [EXHIBITORS]

People's Choice Awards

Take note & vote – Cruisers, Sailboats, Runabouts – you give away the WBF Perpetual Trophy [AWARDS]

FREE Event!

FREE parking. FREE shuttle. FREE admission. FREE yacht boarding. Open to the Public. [SCHEDULE]

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An Event for the Ages

June 4; 10am – 5pm

The Third Annual Balboa Yacht Club Wooden Boat Festival will launch at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016. You won’t want to miss this unique event featuring exceptional wooden boats on land and in the water.

The free event is open to the public and attracts nearly 3,000 people to enjoy the marine art, People’s Choice awards for best-in-class vessels, delicious food, lively music and special activities.

A complimentary shuttle runs all day for convenient, 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.

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

Sponsors & Underwriters

“Without your generosity, none of this would be possible”

The Annual Balboa Yacht Club Wooden Boat Festival provides an exceptional opportunity to increase your company’s engagement with affluent and influential men and women in Southern California.

Benefits

Our thanks to the generosity of the sponsors and underwriters who have made this event possible over the years.

Presenting Sponsor

Farmers & Merchants Bank

Presenting Sponsors

Official Sponsors

Clark Garvey Marine

Clark Garvey Marine

Official Sponsor

Newport Beach and Company

Official Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors

Roger's Gardens

Roger's Gardens

 

Supporting Sponsor

 

Hausman Family Trust

Supporting Sponsor
Boatswain’s Locker

Boatswain’s Locker

 

Supporting Sponsor

Underwriters

Pacific Yachting Club

Pacific Yachting Club

Underwriter

 

 

Lido Yacht Anchorage

Lido Yacht Anchorage

Underwriter

 

 

Vessel Assist

Tow Boat US

Underwriter
Bluewater Grill

Bluewater Grill

Wine Sponsor
Lido Yacht Anchorage

Hirsch Pipe and Supply

Underwriter

 

 

Simple Green

Simple Green

Underwriter
Wooden Boat Magazine

Wooden Boat Magazine

Underwriter

 

 

 

Nespresso

Nespresso

Underwriter

 

 

 

Driver SPG

Driver SPG

Underwriter