Coastal Lifestyle

A Unique Partnership Between Land and Sea

Walter Johnson Yachts is an innovative, international yacht brokerage with a high-quality commitment to providing customers experienced personal service. The company is a global network of brokers and salesmen who work closely with both yacht and boat buyers and sellers. The main office is headquartered in Corona Del Mar on East Coast Highway, with regional […]

Walter Johnson • August 29, 2018

Newport Beach’s Sailor, Walter Johnson first ever to win North/South and East/West Regatta in one year

Newport Beach’s Walter Johnson, founder of Southern California’s yacht brokerage, Walter Johnson Yachts, was selected to sail both the North/South and East/West Regattas in the Harbor 20 sailing class, which were held in NPB (NS) and in the heart of the Annapolis Md (EW)., sailing district, and brought home firsts for both coastlines this year. […]

Megan G • November 29, 2017

Harbor25 SOLD

Harbor 25 – 49 Blue SOLD in 10 DAYS! Rare Harbor 25, great weekender / day boat. We have one left, which is a very special limited edition green electric powered Harbor 25! Visit to learn more about our  – Harbor 25, or any of our other great listings. We are shaking up the […]

Walter Johnson • October 20, 2017

The Bay Window’s BBC Boating

Featured in the October edition of The Bay Window, thank you Sue Edelstein for a write up about Leeann Iacino and Walter Johnson World Class sailor Walter Johnson and his girlfriend, Leeann Iacino participated with their boat Fortunate-Lee, placing second in their class in the BBC sponsored Harbor 20 Regatta held in August. This is a […]

Megan G • October 10, 2017

The Coastal Battle

When East Meets West   An almost ten-year long tradition having begun in 2008, the East-West Regatta began as a friendly competition between the fleet in Hilton Head South Carolina and the Fleet in Newport Beach. Every year, team members hop on a flight and head to their opponents harbor rotating coastal locations each year. […]

Walter Johnson • September 19, 2017

Sold Sabre 38 Salon Express!

Walter Johnson Yachts had the honor of selling and commissioning the first Sabre 38 Salon Express to enter the Southern California boating scene! The Sabre 38 represents the latest in yacht design. The exterior profile says “downeast” and she is built in the tradition of Maine Boating: beautiful, strong, reliable and very seaworthy. Her hull line […]

Walter Johnson • September 14, 2017

Sold – MJM 40z

Walter Johnson Yachts, had the honor of selling and bringing to Southern California the area’s first MJM 40z! The MJM Yachts 40z is an eco-smart, thoughtfully created game changer. Built with advanced composites, offering an innovative social layout and offers superior performance, efficiency and handling. She is the perfect boat for our Southern California boating lifestyle, […]

Walter Johnson • August 30, 2017

The Lido 14 60th Championship Regatta

Sailors from all over California came to the Lido 14 60th Championship Regatta this last weekend held at the Lido Isle Yacht Club. Our very own Walter Johnson was the Regatta Chair partnered alongside the Balboa Yacht Club. In the harbor world, this event is not taken lightly as 64 sailors competed on 32 boats […]

Walter Johnson • August 19, 2017

A Rare Sight in Newport Bay Harbor

On August 11, a 20-foot-long whale was spotted in the Newport Bay Harbor which is a particularly rare sight to see. “It’s not a lost baby looking for its mommy,” Schulman-Janiger told the OCR on Friday. “It’s weaned and exhibiting totally normal behavior. It’s curious and exploring. There is no sign of distress.” Now, we […]

Walter Johnson • August 19, 2017

The Catalina Island Experience

There is an abundance of history that connects Hollywood with Catalina Island Charlie Chaplin and his wife Paulette Goddard were regular visitors and an endless number of films (including the 1974 Jaws and 1933 Treasure Island) have been filmed on parts of the Island. There are places to moor your yacht in the central Catalina […]

Walter Johnson • August 19, 2017