What is the average age per guest?
The median age is 28-44, although we do get some guests in their early twenties, late 40s, 50s and 60s. We tend to get a good mix of couples, singles, small and large groups. Please feel free to visit our Facebook page (CLICK HERE) for images and videos of past events.
Is it a Full Bar on the Yacht?
Yes, all standard beer, wine, and spirits will be served.
What is an Open Bar?
Drinks are included in your ticket price! And yes, this is for the entire yacht cruise (San Diego and Newport Beach). Please bring cash for gratuity.
What does the bar consist of?
NEWPORT BEACH – ENDLESS DREAMS YACHT (FULL SERVICE PREMIUM OPEN BAR)
Boarding glass of Champagne. Hosted Bar includes a variety of Domestic and Imported BEER including Coors Light, Coors Banquet, Corona Extra, Blue Moon Belgian White, Firestone 805, Stone IPA, Modern Times Coffee Stout Angry Orchard Cider (GF) and Truly Hard Seltzer. WINES BY THE GLASS include Sycamore Lane Chardonnay, Sycamore Pinot Grigio, Sycamore Lane Cabernet Sauvignon and William Wycliff Sparkling Wine. VODKA includes New Amsterdam, Titos Absolut, Absolut Citron, Absolut Vanilla and Concierre. RUM includes Cruzan Light, Cruzan Coconut, Cruzan Dark, Captain Morgan and Concierre. GIN includes Concierre and Tanqueray. TEQUILA includes El Jimador Reposado, Concierre and Sauza Hacienda Silver. WHISKEY includes Jack Daniel’s and Concierre. SCOTCH includes Grant’s. BOURBON includes Jim Beam. BRANDY includes E&J VS and CORDIALS include Amaretto, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Blue Curacao, Creme De Cassis, Kahlua, Melon Liqueur, Peach Schnapps, Sour Apple Liqueur, Triple Sec, Dry Vermouth and Sweet Vermouth. Water, soda, juices, tea and coffee will be served. Subject to Change
NEWPORT BEACH – AMBASSADOR YACHT (FULL SERVICE OPEN BAR)
Hosted bar includes Svedka Vodka, Jim Beam Whiskey, Jack Daniels, Beafeater Gin, Cazadores Tequila, Captain Morgans Rum, House Red and White Wine, Beer and J. Roget Champagne. Water, Soda, Juices Tea and Coffee. Subject to Change
SAN DIEGO – ADVENTURE HORNBLOWER YACHT (FULL SERVICE OPEN BAR)
Hosted bar includes Concierre Vodka, New Amsterdam Vodka, New Amsterdam Citron, Tito’s Vodka, Absolute Vodka, Concierre Rum, Cruzan Rum, Cruzan Coconut, Cruzan Dark, Captain Morgan Rum, Concierre Gin, Tanqueray Gin, Concierre Tequila, Sauza Hacienda Tequila, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Reposado Tequila, Concierre Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, Seagram’s 7 Whiskey, Jameson’s Irish Whiskey, Dewar’s White Label Scotch, Jim Beam Bourbon, Four Roses Bourbon, Various Cordials, Red & White Wine, Import and Domestic Beers, Soda, Juice, Coffee, Tea and Water. Subject to Change
Will there be food?
Yes, we will be serving at stations, buffet style and/or tray passed apps throughout the night (depending on which yacht you are on). This is part of your ticket price too!
What kind of food will you be serving?
NEWPORT BEACH – ENDLESS DREAMS YACHT (Tray Passed and Food Stations)
Moroccan Chicken Skewers, Shrimp Cocktail, Artisan Cheese and Charcutier Display – Grand Cru Reserve, 4 Year Aged Cheddar, Buttermilk Bleu, Fontina, meats, Dried and fresh Fruits, Assorted Crackers and Crostini. Chef’s Carving Station – Hand Carved Strip Loin, USDA Choice, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Bordelaise Sauce and Horseradish Crème Sliced. Slider Station- Cheeseburger, chicken and veggie sliders. Caesar Salad and Kale Quinoa Salad. Signature Cakes, Brownies, Seasonal Fruit.
NEWPORT BEACH – AMBASSADOR YACHT(Buffet)
Self serve Taco Bar with choice of chicken or beef, served with all the toppings, rice and beans. Guacamole will also be served.
SAN DIEGO – ADVENTURE HORNBLOWER YACHT (Passed and Stationed)
Mozzarella Caprese Skewers and Korean Barbeque Beef Skewers. Mediterranean Station with Roasted Garlic Hummus and Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus, Tsatziki, Seasonal Roasted Vegetables, Pita Chips and Naan. Cheese Display with Grand Cru Reserve, 4 Year Aged Cheddar, Buttermilk Bleu, Fontina, Dried Fruits, Assorted Crackers and Crostini.
What type of music will be on the yacht?
Our professional DJs do an amazing job of keeping the dance floor going all night! They spin Top 40 dance hits from multiple genres… Pop, Hip Hop, Rock, Dance, House and 80s.
Is there a Hotel close by?
Each harbor has plenty of hotel options within walking distance… or a short Uber ride.
Where does the yacht cruise?
SAN DIEGO: San Diego Bay
NEWPORT BEACH: Newport Harbor
The yacht does not go out on open water and you can hardly feel movement. Sea sickness is typically not a concern, however if you are prone to sea sickness, please prepare accordingly.
Is there a coat check?
No, since the yacht will be on the water, no one can walk off with your coat. Everyone typically finds a spot to put their things. In the 19 years of operation, we have not had one theft.
Is there parking?
Each dock has available parking nearby. Each parking situation is a little different. For parking information (and directions) broken down by location, click on one of the following: SAN DIEGO and NEWPORT BEACH (ENDLESS DREAMS). For NEWPORT BEACH (AMBASSADOR), there is a Parking Structure in Front of Dock and Offsite Parking across the street on Riverside Street. We always encourage everyone to arrange some type of car service (Uber, Lyft etc.) to prevent any drinking and driving.
What time does the yacht board? Return to the dock?
NEWPORT BEACH (Endless Dreams Yacht)
Check in will begin at 8:30pm and is scheduled to board shortly after. The Yacht will leave the dock about 40-45 minutes after boarding commences. Please plan to arrive early so you don’t miss the yacht! The yacht will return to the dock at 12:45am with final disembarking at 1:00am.
LOCATION: 2431 W. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
NEWPORT BEACH (Ambassador Yacht)
Check in will begin at 8:30pm and is scheduled to begin boarding shortly after. The Yacht will leave the dock approximately 30 minutes after boarding commences. Please plan to arrive early so you don’t miss the yacht! The yacht will return to the dock at 12:45am
LOCATION: 2901 W. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
SAN DIEGO (Adventure Hornblower Yacht)
Check in will begin at 8:30pm and we will plan to board shortly after. Yacht will plan to leave the dock about 35 minutes after boarding commences. Please plan to arrive early so you don’t miss the Yacht! The Yacht will return to the dock at approximately 12:45am.
LOCATION: 970 N. Harbor Drive, PIER #2, San Diego, CA 92132
Is there a dress code?
No, but it is New Year’s Eve so please dress nice.
Is there seating on the yachts?
Yes, there is general seating options on each yacht. These are available on a first come first serve basis. The yachts don’t have seating for all the guests at one time, but there is typically a reasonable rotation of available seats on each yacht.
I bought my ticket(s) online… what do I need to bring to the Yacht?
You should have received an email with a PDF attachment. The attachment is your tickets. We will need to scan the QR code to check you in prior to boarding. If you have not received your tickets via email, please contact us.
What can I bring on the yacht?
You are allowed to bring bags on the yachts but they will be subject to search. No liquids of any kind are allowed on the yacht. If you would like to bring a bottle of champagne or wine on the yacht, please contact us about corkage fees. This must be approved prior to the day of. Also, if you would like to bring some of your own food for dietary reasons or for celebration (cake), please contact us prior to the day of so that we can assist with the coordination. DO NOT bring ANY illegal substances on the yachts.
Is there ADA access on the yachts?
Although boats are not required to have ADA access, some of the yachts have some limited access. Please email us at [email protected] for further information.
What happens if it rains?
The event is RAIN or SHINE. Most of the yacht is indoors and room temperature. However, in the event of rain, please bring a rain coat and/or umbrella for boarding as the process is not fully covered. High Winds may cause some delays with the yacht leaving the dock, but the party continues regardless.
Are there refunds?
There are no refunds on your tickets but we do allow you to transfer the ticket to someone else. We will provide refunds if the event is cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances.
What is the age limit?
All cruises are for guests that are 21 and over only.
Who do I contact if I have additional questions?
714.485.6543 or [email protected]