CYA Yacht Register

This is a list of current CYA member boats, including "Classic" (pre-1942), "Vintage" (pre-1965), and newer yachts. (These boats are NOT FOR SALE -- refer to the Classifieds for boats that are currently available.)

The boats are listed in chronological order. Click on a boat name to view the boat's information page.

More info is available on our Research page, including some vessels not currently listed in CYA.

If you own a boat listed here, or would like to be listed here, send text and photos to  The criteria for acceptance into the CYA Yacht Register is detailed here.

CYA Yacht Register

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255 records found.

Privateer - 1922

Hoffar Motor Boat Co. 40' (Canadian Fleet - Classic)


Wanda - 1922

Blanchard 90' (Northern California Fleet - Classic)

Wanda is a 1922 Fantail Motoryacht, designed by Ted Geary and built by Blanchard Boat Company in Seattle, Washington.

Argonaut II - 1922

Menchions Shipyard 73' (Pacific Northwest Fleet - Classic)

Built as the corporate yacht Greta M for the Powell River Company in 1922, Argonaut II was purchased in 1937 by the United Church of Canada and renamed Thomas Crosby IV.  She was a mission boat for thirty years, serving as a floating hospital, library, post office, maternity ward, mortuary and church.  The vessel operated fifty weeks a year, calling on remote canneries, indian villages, lighthouses, logging camps and mining camps along the isolated coast of British Columbia.  She was renamed Argonaut II in 1967 for use as a charter and private yacht.

Vanalburt-Lee - 1923

Zona Carter 45' (USA Fleet - Classic)

Vanalburt-Lee is owned by Thomas Hewes of Mississippi, and is one of our most unique vessels. She is 45' and was built in 1923 by Zona Carter.

Contessa - 1924

Blanchard 36' (Northern California Fleet - Classic)

Built as "Elsinore" 1925. Held by Blanchard for a time, presumably to use as a sales model.  Named for Elsie and Norman, children of N.J. Blanchard.  Elsinore was one of the first of the Blanchard standardized cruisers.  Built on oak frames and planked with Port Orford Cedar, she has a 9-foot beam and 3-foot draft.  She is powered by a 1949 Chrysler Crown engine.

Nisca - 1924

40' (USA Fleet - Classic)

1924 William Hand Jr. Piute Class, double cabin, express cruiser. Ted and Rebecca Crosby, Old Lyme, CT.

Owner: Ted and Rebecca Crosby

Westward - 1924

Martinolich 86' (Pacific Northwest Fleet - Classic)

Designer: L.E. “Ted” Geary   

Built:  1924, Martinolich Shipyard, Docton Washington (Vashon Island)

Length: 86′-0″     Breadth: 18′-8″   Draft: 9′-5″    Displacement: 137.5 tons

Fantasea - 1925

Matthews 39' (Northern California Fleet - Classic)

Wood Duck - 1925

Richardson 36' (Pacific Northwest Fleet - Classic)
Owner: William BURDETT Nancy PEREZ

Cutterhead - 1925

Blanchard Boat Co. 36' (Pacific Northwest Fleet - Member)

The first boat of the series to be sold, "Cutterhead" was purchased by a gentleman named Clayton Philbrick. He owned a company call the Philbrick Cutterhead Co. (a machine tool manufacturer), hence the name. This vessel originally sold for about $6,000 (a lot of money in 1925).

Owner: William C. Goodloe