The Classic Yacht Association hosts numerous events each year in all of the fleets. Rendezvous, classic boat shows, as well as smaller get-togethers and meetings. In addition, our members are frequent participants in classic and wooden boat festivals hosted by others.
Below are some of the upcoming CYA events planned. Click on the title of any event for more information.
If you have any information about an event not listed, or any corrections needed, please submit info here.
The Commodore's Cruise has traditionally been held on the day after our Change of Watch dinner, which was in February. However, since we've change to having our COW dinner in November, the Commodore's Cruise is now a "floating" date - to be determined at the discretion of the Commodore.
Northern California- Thu, 05/17/2018 to Sat, 05/19/2018
Whether you attend this event with your 1950's Stephens or Chevy Bel-Air, it's amazing to see downtown Petaluma transform itself into a 1950's culture scene including bee-hive hair and Elvis's all over.
Pacific Northwest- Fri, 05/18/2018 to Sun, 05/20/2018
Come and join us for a maritime weekend in Astoria, Oregon!
We’ll enjoy an insider tour of the Columbia River Maritime Museum (CRMM) archives, a museum tour, a briefing by a former Columbia River Sector Coast Guard administrator, some fine dining and plenty of other activities in this historic port city.
Pacific Northwest- Fri, 06/01/2018 to Sun, 06/03/2018
13th 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.
Pacific Northwest- Fri, 06/15/2018 to Sun, 06/17/2018
The Pacific Northwest Fleet of the Classic Yacht Association in conjunction with the Port of Seattle will once again sponsor the Bell Street Pier Classic Rendezvous as part of the Seattle Waterfront Classic Weekend, June 16 and 17 at Pier 66 on Seattle's downtown waterfront. Over forty classic motor yachts, many of them built prior to World War II, will welcome visitors throughout this Father's Day weekend.
Pacific Northwest- Fri, 07/20/2018 to Sun, 07/22/2018
The Des Moines Classic Car and Boat Show has developed into one of the premier events South of the city. It is a one day (Saturday) event that includes not only the cars and boats, but live music, and the weekly Farmers market. There is a lot to do and see! The marina has capacity for 35 classic boats and we can squeeze in 40 if we stern tie a few.
Northern California- Fri, 08/03/2018 to Sun, 08/05/2018
Calling all Stephens yachts! And any other classics too! If your classic is in the Delta this Summer or you moor in the Delta, this is a must-attend event. Village West Marina's new owners are rolling out the red carpet for our fleet to celebrate our yachts on public display, August 4th during hte Taste of the Delta event. We are co-branding both events with the Delta Chamber of Commerce.
Canadian, Pacific Northwest- Fri, 08/24/2018 to Sun, 08/26/2018
Sponsored by the Vancouver Wooden Boat Society, the annual Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival is held at Granville Island in Vancouver BC in August each year. The dates for the 2014 festival are August 21-24.
If you are planning to participate in this event, please contact the Event Contact listed below to coordinate with other members.
Pacific Northwest- Mon, 09/03/2018 to Tue, 09/04/2018
The 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.
This is a true community service event for our Fleet members to participate in. This will be the fifth time that several of our classics, along with the USS Potomac, will take over 300 passengers of children patients, their families, and medical support staff from the Benioff Childrens H
At the recent Annual Meeting of the Classic Yacht Association, a resolution was passed to eliminate the “Affiliate” category of membership, which was perceived by some to imply a secondary status of member. The new system means all who join the CYA are considered equally as simply “Members”.
Our Membership System software provider, Wild Apricot, released a new upgrade this week, which included a feature we have been wanting. In the past, when we sent bulk emails to our members, they have only been able to be routed to the first email address in our database. . .