The Classic Yacht Association is dedicated to the promotion, preservation, restoration, and maintenance of fine, old, power-driven pleasure craft.
Since 1969 the CYA has become a major influence in the growing awareness and appreciation of the classic motoryacht. The Association is very active with a yearly agenda of yachting and social activities that focus on the unique craftsmanship and designs of the classic era. The Association and its various fleets are active in a yearly agenda of yachting and social activities that focus attention on the unique craftsmanship and design of the classic era. More . . .
When: December 31, 2018- January 1, 2019 Where: Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle
Monday, December 31, 2018 1400 Vessels Arrive. Moor on north and west walls Feel free to arrive earlier if you wish – anytime that day Contact CYA Dockmaster on Channel 68 for docking instructions and help with lines 1430 – 1600 Open Boat* for vessels choosing to participate 1800 Potluck Hors d’Oeuvres 1900 Traditional Paella Dinner 2000 Judged Potluck Dessert Competition 2100 Dancing to the DJ 2335 – 0015 Ring in the New Year! Fireworks Display off the Space Needle
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 09:00 AM Continental Breakfast 10:00 AM Vessels Depart any time up to 1 PM
Cost: Paella Dinner Cost: TBA** **We will divide the cost among those attending. Estimated at ~ $20 per person. Please bring cash or check.
*Open Boat allows our vessels to stay overnight on the dock without restrictions. Optional for those that would like to participate.
Dock space is limited! Book early! Contact Laura Shifflette or Michael Passage to reserve your spot on the dock by December 27. 206-619-1301 or email@example.com
Eureka! Exploring the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers
Welcome to the 2019 Annual CYA Change of Watch Weekend, hosted by the Northern California Fleet. The Hub of all of the weekend events is the COW Hotel, the famous Delta King Riverboat, moored in “Old Town Sacramento” on the Sacramento River
Delta King Riverboat Hotel is the center of this year's meeting. 1000 Front Street, Sacramento
Hotel 916-444-5464 or 800-825-5464 SPECIFY CYA2019 When making a reservation.
Room rates from $148.00 ($186.44 w/tax) to $198.00 ($227.71 w/tax)
Queen beds only, includes breakfast.
Kimpton-Sawyer Hotel, 500 J Street, Sacramento
Reservations 877-678-6255; Hotel 916-545-7100.
Group rate $209.00 ($267.52 w/tax) (12 rooms have been held at this price on a first reserve, first served basis—after these rooms are taken, the hotel has agreed to provide a lesser discount)
Sacramento Airport is approximately 30 minutes from the hotel. Taxi, rideshare and shuttles available.
Schedule of Events:
Thursday, January 17:
Arrive at hotels — 6:00 p.m. Welcome in the Delta King Bar
Friday, January 18:
Tour of the Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA. Depart Sacramento Hotel assemble at the hotel at 8:30, departure at 9 a.m. One hour bus ride to Stockton. Stephens Brothers Boat Builders is one of the most respected names in boat design. When Stephens Brothers closed in 1987, the last of the company files and holdings were donated to The Haggin Museum. On display in the museum’s California room is a 1927 Stephens 26’ Runabout. Stephens Bros. boat owners and hobbyists consult The Haggin Museum's collection on a regular basis. The collection holding varies from boat to boat, but can include plans, advertisements, photographs, and hull files. Cost for the day: $55 per person.
Stop over for a hosted lunch at the home of Rusty Arieas in Walnut Grove.
Depart the Arieas home at 3:00 PM. Arrive at 4:00 at Sacramento hotel.
6:00 p.m. Welcome Party at the Sutter Club sponsored by the Northern California Fleet. 9th and L Streets.
Hors d’oeuvres and no host bar. 15 min walk or rides available to and from hotels.
Saturday, January 19:
CYA Board Meeting at Hotel Venue 8:00 to 12:00—Breakfast provided.
Optional No Host Morning Tours (9-12):
Sacramento History Museum and Sacramento Underground. (Shawn Turner, 916-808-7973)
Underground Tour requires advanced reservation. Please indicate on the registration form that you plan to attend.
Cost is $15 per person.
Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento. Cost estimate: Entrance fees: $12.
Lunch On Your Own - Many local restaurants to choose from.
Hosted Delta River Cruise—1 hour cruise on the Sacramento River on Hornblower Yachts. 1:30 Departure.
Change of Watch Dinner 6:00 to 10 p.m. - Change of Watch dinner at the Delta King. No-host bar.
Sunday, January 20:
CYA Board Meeting at Hotel Venue 9:00 to 12:00
Lunch On Your Own
Sutter’s Fort (open daily 10AM to 5 PM) Adult tickets $5.00
Wells Fargo Bank History Museum, two locations - 1000 2nd St (Old Sac.) 916-440-4263 Book a tour, and 400 Capitol Mall, Main Branch. 916-440-4161. Book a tour. Admission is free.
California Automobile Museum, Old Sacramento, 2200 Front Street. 916-442-6802. Adults $10.00, Seniors, $9.00.
Invitations and sign-ups will be sent out soon, but if you want to get a jump on your hotel reservations you can do so at any time. Call the Delta King at 916-444-5464 and check out their website for more information and photos of the ship. Be sure to tell the reservation desk that you are a CYA member to receive their special discounted room rate.
Looking forward to seeing everyone here in Sacramento in January!
Since 1980. On display will be wooden boats of all sizes and types, new and old, power and sail, row boats, dinghies, kayaks and canoes. While visiting the fair browse the arts and crafts booths featuring beautiful artwork and pottery, wooden décor, jewelry, clothing, stain glass, leather products, hammocks, sky chairs and many more nautical-related items.
Features: Over 40 classic wooden boats of all sizes and styles, children’s boat building
(Saturday only), arts and craft vendors, international food alley, and public information booths. Local musical entertainment both Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the Boat Fair, directions, or boat and vendor applications visit www.olywoodenboat.org.
14th Annual CLASSIC YACHT DISPLAY sponsored by Pacific Northwest Classic Yacht Association will be in the water all weekend long. Bring your sea legs and stroll the docks marveling in the beauty of yachts built as early as 1928 and up to 73’ long. The craftsmanship is unsurpassed and you have to see the beauty of these boats to believe it. Up to 20 will be on display. Meet the owners and tour these beautiful boats.
See Comments below for photos from this event . . .
COLNETT is a 42′ motor cruiser which was built in 1924 by Sea Craft Shipyard in Wilmington, Ca. She was originally built for Mr. Henry Vaughn, with sea trials and commissioning extending into early 1925. She was constructed to Edson B. Schock Design #307.
Amanda is a classic wooden boat built in 1956 in the U.K. (refitted in 2018). A 24 meter cruiser traveling 10-12 miles/hour and accommodates up to 12 people in its 5 cabins. Charters are offered, with tailor made menus on extra charge. (For daily cruise accommodates up to 49 PAX.)