Past Honorees:

2019 - Dave New, owner of Basin Marin

2018 - Dennis Durgan, former Harbor Master of Newport Beach

2017 - Seymour Beek, owner of the Balboa Ferry

 

2016 - Gary Hill, owner of Hill's Boat Service, Commodore of Newport Harbor Yacht Club

 

2015 - Timothy Hogan, President of the Interscholastic Sailing Association

 

2014 - Gino Morrelli and Pete Melvin, Morrelli & Melvin Design and Engineering 

 

2012 - Bill Ficker, World Champion in the Star in '58, America's Cup victor in '70

 

2011- David Janes, Admiral, US Navy Reserve (ret), Board President of Chapman University

 

2010 - Marshall Duffield, founder/owner of Duffy Boats, member of Newport Beach City Council

 

2009 - Dave Ullmanfounder of Ullman sails, Rolex Yachtsman of the Year '96

 

2008 - Jim Warmington, past president of Warmington Homes

 

2007 - Duncan McIntosh, owner of Duncan McIntosh Company

Good Sea Scout Award

 

Since 2007, Newport Sea Base has honored local mariners for their contribution to the boating industry, from innovative yacht and sail designs and improving youth access to boating and sailing, to sportsmanship at the highest level.  Above all, those honored have shown the personal character traits that Scouting embodies and promotes.

"ALL HANDS ON DECK'

Honoring 'GOOD SEA SCOUT' AWARDEE

DAVID B. BEEK 

(founded by his grandfather Joseph Beek in 1936 after establishing the Balboa Island Ferry in 1919)
 

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