CYA Yacht Register

This is a list of regular member boats currently listed in membership with the CYA. (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.

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229 records found.

Isle - 1927

Vic Franck Boat 30' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)
Owner: Dan Franck

Mysterion - 1927

Arbuthnot 50' (Canadian Fleet)

Mysterion was formerly named the Mardonbill for the builder's family, Margaret (Mar), Don and Bill the son's, hence: Mar-don-bill. Since then she has gone through life with the names - "Acrasia", "Alcan" and last  "Mysterion" 

The builder was Russell Arbuthnot of the Arbuthnot Sash & Door Company in Vancouver B.C. She took two years to build. (1925 to 1927) Being fir planked on oak frames, with teak superstructure and decks from the scrapping of the "Empress of Japan" in 1924.

Riptide - 1927

Schertzer 47' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

Riptide was built in Ballard in 1927 by the Schertzer Brothers Boat and Machine Company, and carries Coast Guard documentation number 226242. A bridge-deck cruiser, she is 47 feet long with a beam of 12 feet and a draft of four feet. She is planked in Port Orford cedar on White oak frames over an apitong backbone with Western Red cedar houses.  She displaces 12 tons, and is powered by a Cummins 5.9 liter diesel, cruising at 9 knots.  She was overhauled by the Port Townsend Shipwright's Co-Op in 2015, and is moored in Port Madison, on Bainbridge Island, WA. [BH16]

Wanderer - 1927

Rathfon 33' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

1927 Wanderer was built by Karl Rathfon in Tacoma. She was the 6th or 7th "Toyship" built. Powered by a Yanmar 3 cylinder diesel. Hull is cedar carvel plank/oak/Honduras mahogany with fir deck beams.

Owner: John & Lori Scott

El Mistico - 1927

Ballard Marine Railway 44' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

El Mistico was on the leading edge of technology when she was built in Ballard in 1927. According to an article in Power Boat Magazine, “The application of the low-powered oil engine to the propulsion of medium sized yachts and workboats is a comparatively new thing”. [BH16]

Teal - 1927

Kruse & Banks 78' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

Originally a U.S. government fisheries enforcement vessel, the TEAL was built at Kruse and Banks Shipbuilding in North Bend, Oregon, (on Coos Bay) in 1927. Her original air-start direct reversing engine has been replaced with a 350 horsepower Cummins 855 NTA marine diesel engine and the interior of the vessel has been extensively remodeled for cruising comfort by her current and previous owners.

Willobee G - 1927

Hoffar Beeching 48' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

Blue Peter - 1928

Lake Union Drydock 96' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

The 96-foot ocean diesel yacht Blue Peter, built at Lake Union Drydock in Seattle in 1928 for John Graham of that city, was sold by him to George L. Machris of Los Angeles, head of the Economy Oil Co., the sale being made and the vessel delivered to the new owner at Los Angeles by L. E. Geary. [Gordon Newell, Maritime Events of 1934, H. W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle Superior Publishing Company, 1966., p. 430.]

Original engines: Twin 175hp Hall-Scott gasoline. BLUE PETER cruises at 12 knots using only 18 gallons of fuel per hour. In 1973, she was repowered with her present pair of Caterpillar diesel 334s with 3:1 reduction gears swinging her two 48" five bladed propellers. She carries 2,000 gallons of fuel and 2,200 gallons of water, giving her ample range at a good and comfortable speed.

Euphemia II - 1928

Schertzer Boat and Machine 50' (Canadian Fleet)

50' 1929 Schertzer, home port Victoria BC.

Euphemia II (ex Mary MarAnn; Wanderer) was built by Schertzer Bros in Seattle in 1928. Her current name means “gracious lady.” At 50’ with an 11’ beam and drawing 4’3’’ of water she cruises comfortably at 9.5 knots. Her original Sterling gas engine has been replaced with a 6 cylinder Volvo Turbo Diesel that makes her an economical and reliable cruiser. This is Peggy and Mike O’Brien’s third (and last) classic yacht, having now been members of C.Y.A. since 1976.

Owner: Peggy and Mike O’Brien

Yonder - 1928

Hoffar Beeching 43' (Pacific Northwest Fleet)

Yonder was laid up in 1928 at the Hoffar-Beeching Shipyards in Vancouver, BC.  She has a deep entry forward and is a heavily built full-displacement cruiser which has served her well over the years.  

Owner: Peter and Meredith Wagner