Information for new CYA Members
Welcome the Classic Yacht Association and thank you for joining us!
Our members embrace our role in preserving the maritime heritage of 20th century pleasure boating and have deep respect for the craftsmanship of all of the beautiful vessels built during this time. We see ourselves as stewards of these classic yachts and we are dedicated to their preservation, responsible use and enjoyment. We are proud to be part of this extended maritime community and we eagerly share our knowledge and experience with the goal of educating everyone about these fine old motor yachts
When you join the CYA, you will also receive the following:
Thank you for joining us!
Annual Dues and Initiation Fees:
Annual dues vary slightly by fleet, to account for different regional costs. All new members are charged a one-time initiation fee of $75, in addition to the first year dues, which covers a burgee, member directory, and plaque for qualifying yachts.
Note: New Member applicants will also be assessed a one-time initiation fee of $75, in addition to the first year dues.
Step 1. Application for CYA Membership
Step 2. Yacht Register Approval Process
Classic or Vintage Membership:
Application for CYA Yacht Register Approvals: The criteria for acceptance are detailed here.
Remember: You must be a Member of CYA before making application for your yacht into the CYA Yacht Register. Follow the procedure above for joining CYA if you are not already a member.
Final approval of yacht classifications rests with the Yacht Registration Committee which serves to ensure association-wide standards as established by the CYA Board of Directors.