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Balboa Yacht Club Wedding {Tanya + Nathan}

The shimmering waters of Newport Beach served as the ideal venue for Tanya and Nate’s wedding festivities. Tanya looked ethereal in her mermaid gown that matched the wedding’s seaside theme.

We loved the pitches of teal throughout, as it reflected the couples vibrant personalities. Especially enjoyable were the goofy moments shared by Nate and his groomsmen. After all, your wedding is about relaxing, too!

The ceremony took place at Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach. Pacific tides and luxurious yachts offered a scenic background as the couple exchanged vows. Our favorite moment, however, had to be the reception. We had so much fun watching Nate’s enthusiasm on the dance floor! The guests and bridal party were all laughing and dancing.

The day ended with Tanya and Nate string a quiet moment away from the party. Nothing could be more romantic than their sharing a sunset kiss with the ocean glimmering all around.

Their first meeting took place in Hawaii, and their wedding truly honored that special moment by creating another beach day they’ll never forget. We’re glad we got to share their Orange County wedding with them too.


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Wedding Planner:  Susan Dunne

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