A yacht plucked from Pacific Avalon’s luxury fleet whisks guests away on Amicizia Events's three-hour "End of the Summer Yacht Party" cruise that waves farewell to summer with a night of unabashed revelry. A high tide of cocktails fills glasses as partygoers whet their betting appetites on an array of hors d’oeuvres, gourmet fare, and tacos from Rasta Taco. Over at the casino tables, piles of chips emerge from a sea of spades and clubs like giant manatees from their deep-sea caverns in classic games such as blackjack, roulette, and craps. VIP ticketholders who accidentally mistake their chips for mermaid bait can seek vindication in the form of raffle prizes and a silent auction provides a quiet counterpoint to the live-DJ dance party.
Newport Sailboat Rentals lets its customers experience the thrills of sailing on an hour-by-hour basis. Its fleet of 27-foot Catalina sailboats lets captains navigate Newport Harbor and the nearby waters via wind power or the onboard motors without the expense of a sailing-club membership or having a keel installed to your stomach. Newport Sailboat Rentals also schedules brunch, lunch, and sunset cruises.
Bring your Italian-fairytale fantasies to life without enduring the cost and chaos of the international flight or another encounter with the Man on the Scooter. You'll set out from either Gondola Adventures’ floating headquarters or the nearby Omni Mandalay Hotel. A master gondolerino will either sing or play romantic music as he pokes and paddles through quiet canal inlets on to the foamy heads of waterfalls or across the glassy, mirrored-sky expanse of the lake. You'll be plied with chocolates and non-alcoholic sparkling wine. Thanks to Irving's 1888 anti-hoedown law, if you want alcoholic wine you'll have to purchase it from the Omni Mandalay Hotel and have them cork it and bring it down to the boat.
With pristine Newport Bay as the backdrop, more than 200 luxurious vessels and yachts from an array of exhibitors will be on display at the Lido Boat Show. Here you?ll see boats ranging from sport fishers and motoryachts to cruisers and sailboats, and all of the boats are available for purchase. Yacht purveyors and sailing-based companies from all over the west will converge at the picturesque bay. The show also has booths with boating gear, gourmet food trucks, and complimentary shuttles to and from offsite parking lots.
Pacific Coast Hydrobikes equips seafarers to traverse the open water in upright, foot-powered vessels. Hydrobikes sit atop the water and move like their terrestrial counterparts, with riders pedaling them forward across the waves. The user-friendly craft?s seats are designed for comfort and its storage containers allow riders to cart along a picnic lunch or binoculars. Located right by Newport Bay, Pacific Coast Hydrobikes facilitates daytime jaunts that let patrons pedal past pelicans and sea lions or cast a fishing line in the hopes of hooking an exotic license plate.
Each year, more than 200 of the latest boats fill Lido Marina Village's waterfront for the Newport Boat Show. Exhibitors arrange their vessels across the docks, creating a winding pathway on which visitors can explore large luxury yachts or trawlers. Merchants also show off other aquatic vessels, including sportsfishers and sailboats. In addition to displaying and selling watercraft, they demonstrate innovative boating items and services.
The show's organizers let visitors drop their car's anchor at a free offsite parking lot and take a shuttle directly to the docks. They also invite visitors to bring along dogs and cameras.