PNW Fleet Events

The Pacific Northwest Fleet encompasses Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska, and also participates in many of the Canadian Fleet events.  Our event calendar is extensive, including many CYA organized events as well as numerous classic and wooden boat festivals and shows.
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Below are some of the upcoming CYA events planned in the Pacific Northwest Fleet. Click on the title of any event for more information.

Currently listing 26 events:


Fri, 04/26/2019

LUDD logo
When:
6 p.m. Friday April 26, 2019
Where: CYA Members meet at Diane Landers "Big Blue" boathouse.
At: Lake Union Drydock (Middle Gate), 1325 Fairview Ave E., Seattle 98102

More details to come . . .

Contact: Diane Lander - dianelander@outlook.com - -


Sat, 04/27/2019

Our new Commodore for 2019 is Laura Shifflette, and she has selected Saturday April 27 to be our CYA Opening Day.  It is the week before the big Seattle Opening Day, so will be a great opportunity to dust off the cobwebs and get the boat out of the shed!  Details of when and where to meet will be forthcoming, so stay tuned . . .

Contact: Laura Shifflette - pnwcommodore@classicyacht.org - -


Fri, 05/03/2019 to Sun, 05/05/2019

Boating through the decades
Opening Day of Boating Season

Theme: "Boating Through the Decades"

Contact: Diane Lander - dianelander@outlook.com - -


Fri, 05/10/2019 to Sun, 05/12/2019

Olympia Wooden Boat FestivalSince 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.

Contact: Ed & Suzie Docherty - ednsuzie@comcast.net - -


Fri, 05/17/2019 to Sun, 05/19/2019

Tides Tavern The Tides has great docks, and they have invited our Classics to take them over for this rollickingly fun rendezvous in glorious Gig Harbor!

Friday arrivals are welcome, but you must sign up with Randy Mueller (Starlight Express) at 253-858-2120 or 253-514-3906 (cell), or email him using the link below.

Contact: Randy Mueller - matt42mtq@comcast.net - -


Fri, 05/17/2019 to Sun, 05/19/2019

Annual Wooden Boat Festival, at Maple Bay Marina, Vancouver Island, BC.

cacommodore@classicyacht.org - -


Fri, 05/31/2019 to Sun, 06/02/2019

Edmonds Waterfront Festival14th 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.

Contact: Roger & Janice Palmer - janice.johnsonpalmer@gmail.com - -


Fri, 06/14/2019 to Sun, 06/16/2019

Bell Harbor LogoWe are thrilled to announce that this year's Marquee Class will be Lake Union Drydock built boats, coinciding with their 100-year anniversary!

This event represents the largest gathering of classic motor yachts in the world!  Admission to all show sites is complimentary.

Contact: Diane Lander - dianelander@outlook.com - -


Thu, 07/11/2019 to Sun, 07/14/2019

Chris craft rendezvousThe Rendezvous is held annually on the second weekend in July at the Port Orchard Marina in Port Orchard, Washington. Up to 80 boats typically attend. Public admission is free.

Contact: Roger Palmer and Janice Johnson - rogerpalmermusic@gmail.com - -


Fri, 07/19/2019 to Sun, 07/21/2019

The Wooden Boat Show at the Waterland Festival in Des Moines occurs on July 19- 20-21. CYA members are invited to cruise in and join the fun. This year, the CYA “South Sound Cruise” starts in Des Moines at the finish of the Festival; a great opportunity to enjoy the best of both!

Contact: Bill & Patti Linscott - billlinscott@yahoo.com - -


Sun, 07/21/2019 to Sat, 07/27/2019

Mt RainierStarting at the DesMoines Waterland Festival, our flotilla will take a delightful spin through various South Sound destinations. Good company, great scenery -- Good TImes!!

Contact: James Poirson - poirsonj@hotmail.com - -


Sat, 08/03/2019

This is a great event that is well attended by the public, with strong participation by CYA member boats.

If you are planning to attend with your boat, please contact the CYA coordinator listed below to coordinate with other members.

Contact: Bob & Lori Scott - srsracing@frontier.com - -


Tue, 08/20/2019 to Thu, 08/22/2019

Decatur Island ChartletA relaxing,  "non-show" event in the San Juans!! 

Cruise, ride another vessel or fly to Decatur Island!    we have place for you to stop and relax in the San Juan Islands.

Contact: Christian and Jeanne Dahl - n490af@comcast.net - -


Fri, 08/23/2019 to Sun, 08/25/2019

Vancouver Wooden Boat SocietySponsored by the Vancouver Wooden Boat Society, the annual Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival is held at Granville Island in Vancouver BC in August each year.

If you are planning to participate in this event, please contact the Event Contact listed below to coordinate with other members.

Contact: Russ & Dee Dee Chernoff - rmcff@telus.net - -


Fri, 08/30/2019 to Sun, 09/01/2019

The Victoria Classic Boat Festival takes place in Victoria's beautiful Inner Harbour, and is one of the premier classic boat festivals in the world.

Contact: Mike & Peggy O’Brien, CAN Fleet, David Huchthausen, PNW Fleet - pmjob@shaw.ca - -


Mon, 09/02/2019 to Thu, 09/05/2019

Photo: Michael DurlandThe Rendezvous is an annual event, held Monday through Wednesday in the first week of September in Deer Harbor, Orcas Island. It is the week between the Victoria and Port Townsend festivals, so is a great place to chill between shows.

Contact: Ken Meyer - meyerlku@gmail.com - -


Fri, 09/06/2019 to Sun, 09/08/2019

Port Townsend's Wooden Boat Festival is the most education-packed and inspiring wooden boat event in the world, and features more than 300 wooden vessels.

Contact: Larry Benson - larryleebenson@comcast.net - -


Fri, 09/20/2019 to Sun, 09/22/2019

The Brownsville Appreciation Days are a big deal in Brownsville (on the Olympic Peninsula), and are a blast for CYA boats to attend, with free moorage at their gorgeous marina.

Contact: Peter Riess - peterriess@msn.com - -


Sat, 09/28/2019 to Sun, 09/29/2019

Center for Wooden BoatsCelebrating Wooden Boats!  The 43rd Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival celebrates the history, the craft of and the culture wooden boats, large and small.

Contact: Ken Meyer - meyerlku@comcast.net - -


Sat, 09/28/2019

Annual MeetingThe annual meeting of the PNW Fleet membership.  Will be held at the Center for Wooden Boats (during the Wooden Boat Festival).

Contact: Commodore Laura Shifflette - pnwcommodore@classicyacht.org - -


Fri, 10/18/2019 to Sun, 10/20/2019

Pumpkin boatA goulishly fun get-away to Harbor Village Marina, in Kenmore at the north end of Lake Washington.

Pumpkin carving and general mayhem will ensue . . .

Contact: Dave & Heather Ellis - dellis803@msn.com - -


Sat, 10/26/2019

COW Clip artMembers are cordially invited to the 2019 Change of Watch banquet for the CYA Pacific Northwest Fleet.

The banquet will be held on October 26, 2019 at the Tacoma Yacht Club.

The Change of Watch ceremony will begin after dinner followed by the 2019 Fleet Awards. After the fleet awards you are invited to stay for more conversation with friends old and new.

More details to come .. .
 

Contact: Rear Commodore Roger Palmer - rogerpalmermusic@gmail.com - -


Fri, 11/22/2019

The Pacific Northwest Fleet of the Classic Yacht Association invites you to the annual Thanksgiving Cruise, Friday, November 22 at the Husky Stadium Floats [location subject to change . . .], starting at 1100 hours. 

Contact: Jim and Margie Paynton - historian@classicyacht.org - -


Sat, 12/07/2019

Christmas cruise boatsIt’s time to get into the holiday boating spirit and join your fellow CYA members for the 2019 Holiday Cruise and 47th Annual Chet Gibson Memorial Lighted Boat Parade, December 7th! 

Contact: Marcine Hull & Will Ratcliff - marcineh@comcast.net - -


Tue, 12/31/2019

New Years Space NeedleRing in the New Year at the Center for Wooden Boats -- watch the incredible fireworks display shot from the Space Needle.

Contact: Commodore Laura Shifflette - pnwcommodore@classicyacht.org - -


Fri, 01/17/2020 to Sun, 01/19/2020

50thDetails to come --  But put this on your calendar NOW! 

2020 is the 50th anniversary of the Classic Yacht Association, and the PNW Fleet is planning the biggest party ever. It will be held in Seattle on Lake Union, utilizing the Center for Wooden Boats (including their brand new education center), the Museum of History and Industry (home of Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, the Steamer Virginia V, and much more. 

Contact: Diane Lander - dianelander@outlook.com - -