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A Nautical Wedding with an 80’s Soundtrack

Marcia and Mike’s Marina Del Rey Wedding “Seas the day” has always been Marcia’s mantra, and her wedding day was no exception! The lifelong surfer incorporated her love of the water into every aspect of her Hornblower wedding – from her shell tiara and bouquet to the massive yacht in which she said “I do!” Marcia and Michael stepped aboard our Entertainer yacht last year to become first mates for…

How a Surprise Proposal Turned Into a Sunset Reception.

Start Planning Today Lindsey and Mike were married on September 1st. The ceremony was held offsite at UC Botanical Garden in Berkeley. Once their “I Do’s” were exchanged, the happy couple and their 70 guests proceeded onto the Berkeley Marina where they boarded the Sunset Hornblower for their wedding reception. Their evening was spent taking in the sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay on the front bow and dancing…

A Romantic and Unforgettable Newport Beach Wedding

SARAH AND RYAN'S WEDDING ABOARD THE NEWPORT MOJO We love when we get to plan a wedding as sweet as the couple themselves. Despite living in Minneapolis, Sarah and Ryan made the decision to get married in Southern California. Planning a wedding long distance can sometimes come with a unique set of challenges, but working with this couple made it as breezy as the weather on their wedding day. Read…

The Big Wedding This Bride Always Dreamed of.

"My wedding was seriously a dream come true and I wish I could go back and freeze time because it was literally that AMAZING!" Those are the words we love to hear after any couple says "I do" on a Hornblower yacht. With Monica and Michael, we didn't even have to ask them — they were beaming the entire day. We're lucky to call Monica part of the Hornblower family.…

A Sparkling Wedding on a Historic Sternwheeler.

MARSHA AND NATHAN’S SAN FRANCISCO BELLE WEDDING Built in Louisiana, the San Francisco Belle was once used as a floating casino on the Missouri River. With ornate detailing that recalls the elegant riverboats of the 1800s, she is now one of our favorite wedding locations. Marsha and Nathan tied the knot on September 30th aboard the San Francisco Belle. The ceremony was held on the sundeck with 230 guests with…

Hornblower Wedding Spotlight: Meet our Marina Del Rey Wedding Planners

AN INTERVIEW WITH JANE WATERS AND ELIZABETH NAVE Whether the wedding was big or small, there’s one thing every couple agrees on after their wedding — there was so much planning they never expected. Behind the scenes of every wedding is someone hustling to make the wedding day unforgettable — the wedding planner. Some couples choose to step into this role themselves, while others hire a professional to ease their…

How This Couple Threw the New York Wedding of Their Dreams.

ROB AND LIZ'S TIMELESS NYC WEDDING. Tell us the story of how you met. So leave it to social media to play cupid… well sort of. I met a couple of friends in college cramming for finals at the library, and we connected on social. Shortly after came a goofy picture of Rob on Facebook, yet I was totally swooning! At the time, Rob was managing a sneaker store at…

This Couple Has Fate to Thank for Their Wedding

KARINA AND ASRESH'S SANGEET CELEBRATION It’s sometimes hard to believe that couples meet in real life by chance, or what some call fate. For this couple, it all began on the dance floor and blossomed into a beautiful journey. Follow Karina and Asresh as they talk about how they met, their international proposal, and their Sangeet celebration spent on a Hornblower Yacht. How did the two of you meet? I…

How Two High School Friends Found Love Together

The path to the altar is different for everyone. Sometimes it’s love at first sight and sometimes it can take years. For Jimmy and Casey, their love story started in high school; although they didn’t know it at the time. Join us as we follow their story aboard the Sunset Hornblower. Tell us the story of how you met? Jimmy and I met our sophomore year of high school during science…

How One Couple Steered the Yacht (Literally) at Their Own Wedding

When a relationship is built on the thrill of adventure, it’s almost certain there will never be a dull moment. Jamie and Amando met with little time to spare—she was set to leave the state one week from their first date—so they packed months of exhilarating experiences into seven days and built mountains of memories before saying farewell. But not all goodbyes last forever and distance had nothing on the…

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