Living in Newport Beach: Newport Harbor moorings

Newport Harbor moorings Boats of all sizes are moored in the Newport Harbor. As the homeport of more than 10,000 recreational vessels, Newport Harbor is among the largest yacht harbors in the United States. If you’re visiting Newport Beach by boat, you’ll be able to moor your vessel (pending mooring availability) and visit the surrounding …

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Living in Newport Beach: Lido Isle

Newport Harbor and Lido Isle For this Friday’s “Living in Newport Beach” photo, I decided to feature a view of the Newport Harbor. It’s obvious by the yachts docked around the perimeter of the harbor and the sailboats being used in the bay, that boating is a main attraction here in Newport Beach. As the …

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Update on Newport Harbor dredging project

A San Diego-based engineering contractor will begin dredging in the Newport Harbor in late April, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday. R.E. Staite Engineering, the low bidder for the project, was awarded the $6.3-million contract, said Greg Fuderer, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles Division… “The city …

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Boating around Balboa

Today this spot is occupied by the Fun Zone, where boats of all kinds are still available for rent. Bay Island is visible in the distance. By the early 1920s, many houses dotted Balboa Island, but the hills beyond remained undeveloped. Visitors wait to board launches to East Newport or Rocky Point. From rowboats to …

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