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  • FAQ List - Features local knowledge for visiting vessels and answers to questions about moorings and Newport Harbor in Newport Beach, CA, USA.

2010 Mooring Fees and Transferability Council Vote

2008 Harbor Fees Study

Miscellaneous Resources

  • UC Irvine Collection on (mostly Upper) Newport Bay (not online); 1949-97.

  • Mooring Transferability Draft (*.pdf-150 KB) as of January 2009, after review by City Attorney, as presented to Harbor Commission.

  • Newport Harbor Mooring Fields - An illustration showing their location; a mooring field map of Newport Harbor, Newport Beach, CA. Not for navigation!

Mooring Regulations

  • Newport Beach Shore Mooring Regulations - Draft 4.1 and work file of the proposed regulations (viewable in browser)

  • Newport Beach Shore Mooring Regulations (*.doc - 98 KB) MS Word icon - (same document as above in Microsoft® Word® 2003 format, opens in new window or save to your computer)

  • Newport Harbor Mooring Regulations (*.pdf-726KB)

  • Mooring Loan Permission Form. Permit holder, use this form to lend your mooring to a friend (with compatibly sized boat) for up to 30 days.

  • Mooring Transfer Form (*.pdf-392KB) pdf icon used when transfering permit. The form is the final page of the Orange County Sheriff's Harbor Patrol mooring administration agreement with the City of Newport Beach, approved June 29, 2010 by the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

NMA Projects

Learn About the NMA

  • Newport Mooring Association By-Laws (viewable in browser)

  • Newport Mooring Association By-Laws (*.doc-39 KB) MS Word icon (same document as above, in Microsoft® Word® 2003 format)

Learn About the Harbor Commission

Local Notice: Public Information Bulletins

Orange County Grand Jury Documents

These are available on the Grand Jury website, at:

Or, use these direct links:

  • The Grand Jury's report on its investigation:

    *Newport Harbor Moorings: Are They Held in the Public Trust or for Private Profit? 05/10/07 (*.pdf - 697 KB)

  • Replies to the report from:

    If you have trouble finding these documents,

    they are reproduced on the NMA's server, available to you from these links:

    Documents related to Grand Jury Investigation,

    reproduced on the NMA's server, available to you from these links:

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    Current and past issues of The NMA Pennant, the official newsletter of the Newport Mooring Association, can be found on the Newsletters page.

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