4th Annual Cruises in John Waynes Honor begin on his Yacht Wild Goose

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    • 4th Annual Cruises in John Waynes Honor begin on his Yacht Wild Goose

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      HORNBLOWER CRUISES & EVENTS ANNOUNCES POPULAR
      JOHN WAYNE CELEBRATION CRUISES IN NEWPORT BEACH
      ON BOARD THE WILD GOOSE
      Newport Beach, California (April 6, 2018) – Hornblower Cruises & Events is once again hosting a series of John Wayne Celebration Cruises aboard his famous yacht, Wild Goose to commemorate John Wayne Day and Wayne’s Life in Newport Beach, CA. With 3 decks of gorgeous woodwork, priceless paintings, intricate carvings and unique amenities, Wild Goose was once the private playground for the legendary actor and famous Newport Beach resident.
      It was aboard this 136-foot former WWII Navy minesweeper that Wayne would cruise the waters off Balboa Island or play bridge with famous friends that included Dean Martin, Bob Hope and Sammy Davis, Jr.
      Cruise Highlights: Passengers are transported back in time as they choose a variety of cruises aboard Wild Goose, between April 25 and June 16. You will have the opportunity to meet Wayne’s Captain, Bert Minshall, 85 years young, who will be on board to share stories and autographing his book available for sale, On Board With The Duke. You can also capture a picture with the legendary silver screen star John Wayne, the iconic wax figure on loan from Madame Tussauds Hollywood.
      Hornblower will cruise-by the location that was formerly John Wayne’s 10-bedroom, 7-bath waterfront mansion where he and his family lived and Wild Goose was docked…
    • Too bad I live on the opposite coast, or I might be tempted to go. Do you work for Hornblower Cruise, Rebecca? Or do you live near the Wild Goose and plan to go? Either way, we would all love to see a few pics and have you share a story about it. I already have Bert's book, and it was a great read.

      Mark
      "I couldn't go to sleep at night if the director didn't call 'cut'. "