Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race

68th Annual Newport to Ensenada Race! This 125 mile overnight race starting off at the Balboa Pier provides the perfect mix of fun and adventure as racers decide whether to head off-shore for stronger winds or to sail the rhumb line towards the finish. With over 50 trophy categories and numerous classes for monohulls, multihulls, …

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Balboa Village Fest – N2E Kickoff Event

Celebrate the upcoming Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race at the Kickoff Party on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 11 am to 4 pm at Balboa Village, Home of the Fun Zone, in Newport Beach. This annual race kick-off event is FREE admission and offers fun for the whole family! Festivities Include: Taste of Balboa, Strada …

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History of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

 The 104th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will take place December 19th through the 23rd The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade began at the turn of the century. John Scarpa, an obscure Italian gondolier, and Joseph Beek, developer of Beacon Bay, the Balboa Ferry Line and the principal force in the early development of …

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Boating Guide to Newport Harbor

Stuffed full of local knowledge of the various routes and locations to boat to, as well as useful information regarding docking, maps, where to fill up for fuel, and pump-out stations, the Complete Cruising Guide to Newport Harbor is your local informational boating source. When taking a boating tour, be sure to take this year’s …

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