Boat Auction
Boat Auction

Boat Auction on Wednesday Morning!

Get your “new-to-you” boat here– for cheap!  On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019, doors will open at 9am and the auction starts at 10am.  Minimum bids vary with each vessel, and all bids are as-is, but this is a CASH ONLY event, so bring cash, as payment is immediately due after the auction.

The address for the event is NO LONGER ON BAYSIDE DRIVE, it is now:
Marina Park
1600 W. Balboa Boulevard
Newport Beach 92663

Up for auction thanks to the rough winds knocking watercraft loose into the harbor, there are 43 watercraft (50% more than normal) including tons of paddleboards and kayaks, several inflatables, and even powerboats, including a 31-foot sailboat.

The full list is as follows:

The City of Newport will be auctioning the 33 following seized properties:

  • 8 Kayaks
  • 3 Pedal Boats
  • 1 Inflatable
  • 4 Row Boat/Dinghies
  • 1 Paddleboard
  • 38’ Powerboat
  • 24’ Powerboat
  • 23’ Powerboat
  • 32’ Powerboat
  • 10’ Outboard
  • 12’ Powerboat
  • 15’ Sailboat
  • 20’ Powerboat

The OC Sheriff will be auctioning the 25 following seized property:

  • 5 Rowboat/dinghies
  • 5 Inflatable dinghies
  • 9 Kayaks
  • 4 Sabots
  • 2 Paddleboards
  • 1 Pedal boat
  • 2 14’ Sailboats
  • 14’ Skiboat
  • 17’ Evinrude
  • 12’ Sail
  • 32’ Sailboat
  • Dinghy w/outboard

The Harbor Patrol must retain the CF registered vessels following auction for a 10-day redemption period before vessels are released to the successful bidder. The winning bidder is responsible for removing vessel from the Harbor Patrol facility by 5:00 PM, the day following the end of the redemption period.



About Mike Glenn

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