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.
Pacific Northwest- Mon, 04/09/2018 to Fri, 04/20/2018
Flagship Maritime will be holding a joint session for SYC & CYA at the SYC
Elliott Bay Outstation as follows:
* The "6-pack" class runs April 9-13 AND April 16 & 17. It is a 7-day class.
* Testing for the "6-pack" is on Tuesday, April 17
* If you want to add on the Master's, the class runs April 18-20.
* Testing for the Master's is on Friday, April 20th.
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
We are thrilled to announce that this year's Marquee Class will be Blanchard Boat Company built boats. Featured will be several of the Blanchard Stock Cruisers (“Dreamboats”), and tentatively, a 72’ schooner and a 100’ fantail motor yacht. This event represents the largest gathering of classic motor yachts in the world! Admission to all show sites is complimentary.
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.
The flash of polished bronze and gleam of varnished wood across the water will be the order of the day as elegant antique and classic yachts sail into the host city of Salem, Massachusetts for the 36th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival August 25-26, 2018.
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
The new CYA Rosters are now hot off the press and have been mailed to all current CYA members. (If you haven't received yours, please contact Roster Editor Janice Johnson-Palmer, email@example.com.) Thanks Janice -- Great Job!
From CYA Historian Margie Paynton, here is the First Quarter 2018 Membership Report. She reports that we are ahead of last year’s first quarter new members, thanks in part to the new online registration system now in place. The following is a list of the new members and new member vessels . . .
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. . .