Welcome to the Classic Yacht Association!

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 . . .

Boat of the Week

Twin Isles - 1940

CYA Member No.: 272
Vancouver Shipyards 66' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

1940 66' Vancouver Shipyard
Length: 66' Breadth: 17.5' Depth: 8'
Power: Twin Vivian 6 cyl diesels
Construction: Fir over Oak; Galvanized Clinch Nails.

Twin Isles was conscripted by the Canadian Navy during World War II.

Owner: Andy & Jo Ellen Hathaway

Upcoming CYA Events

San Pedro Rendezvous
Southern California
06/30/2018
Cowichan Bay Wooden Boat Festival

Cowichan Bay Wooden Boat Festival

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Fleet: 

  • Canadian
Saturday, July 7, 2018 to Sunday, July 8, 2018
Non CYA Event
  • cowichan bayCowichan Bay, BC
  • Contact: Mel Robinson, 250-746-4955

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Mel Robinson
Canadian
07/07/2018
Third 2018 Bridge Meeting
Northern California
07/14/2018
Southern Salish Sea Cruise

Southern Salish Sea Cruise

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Fleet: 

  • Pacific Northwest
Sunday, July 15, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018
CYA Event

SOUTHERN SALISH SEA GRAND TOUR

If you like the South Sound or if you have never been down that way, then here is a cruising opportunity that you should not miss.  See the the fabulous agenda below, coordinated by Ken Meyer.

For those of you who are not familiar with the term 'SALISH SEA" please note that it is a very large body of water that extends from Olympia in the South - all the way up to just beyond Desolation Sound to the North. (The name Salish Sea has been officially recognized by American and Canadian geographical boards.)

This cruise covers some often neglected, but breathtakingly beautiful cruising grounds, and we're especially excited this year to show off these waters to our Canadian friends, since we are so often the recipients of their hospitality when we cruise north.
 


Itinerary:

Prepare your boats and calendars for this year's Salish Sea South Sound Cruise beginning in Longbranch July 15th and ending in Des Moines on Friday July 20 where we will connect with the fleet for the Des  Moines Waterfront Festival July 20 through Sunday July 23.

The planned cruise will begin the afternoon of Sunday, July 15th in Longbranch at the marina with a Sunday afternoon hamburger fry at the waterfront home of member Mike Wollaston ( NON-CHALANT, SEA WITCH, NW PROPULSION MUSEUM). Monday through Thursday we will cruise a yet to be determined route with possibilities that include Olympia, Jarrell Cove, Oro Bay, Gig Harbor, Quartermaster Harbor, and Tacoma Marina. The Friday July 20th destination will be the Des Moines Waterfront Festival (hosted by Bill and Patti Linscott; SUNSHINE).  Activities, there, for the remaining weekend will be a pot luck dinner, car show, boat show and street fair. 

Whether you can attend the cruise and the festival, both or in part, please let me know. Register separately with Ken Meyer for the cruise and Bill and Patti Linscott for the DesMoines Classic Car and Boat Festival.   I will be updating the event as we firm up destinations. 

-South Sound Salish Sea Cruise  chairman, Ken Meyer (PATAMAR)


Argosy on a buoy at Penrose Point State Park - Mt. Rainier behind.

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Pacific Northwest
07/15/2018
Canadian Chris-Craft Rendezvous
Canadian
07/20/2018

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