CYA Yacht Register Application

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The CYA Yacht Register is a listing of current CYA Member vessels that have been confirmed as qualifying classics by the CYA Vessel Membership Committee.  That committee consists of classic yacht experts from each of the five CYA fleets. The Vessel Membership Committee evaluates all applications for Vintage and Classic vessel categories in accordance with the eligibility criteria as established by the CYA Board of Directors.

To apply for acceptance of a vessel into the CYA Yacht Register, the form below may be used by current CYA Members. (If you are not a current Member, you can join here.)   Required information is indicated by an asterisk.  Please provide as much detail as possible.  You may also send additional information if needed, by email to

Your name - should match with current primary CYA Member name.
Enter any known previous names, separated by commas.
Depth of hull -- from Certificate of Documentation. (This is NOT the same as draft. If unknown, leave blank.)
From Certificate of Documentation. AKA Register Tonnage. (Not the same as displacement or weight)
Please describe construction details as much as you can. Hull material, framing, house construction, etc.
Type and number of engines, rpm, cruising speed, range, etc.
This is a required field. Please provide as much detail as you can -- known previous owners, previous names, unusual events, how you came to acquire the vessel, etc. If preferred, you can attach a document containing your historical narrative in the field below. (In that case enter "See Below" into this field.)
Vessel survey reports, etc.
Please provide a good resolution photograph showing a broadside of the boat in the water. The image should be taken within the last 6 months and must be sufficiently large and unobstructed to permit an evaluation of special features of the boat.
You may add as many additional photos as desired. Please email additional photos to
Any additional information or questions for the CYA Historian may be entered here. Please also list names of any CYA members who know you and/or your boat. When finished, click on the SUBMIT button below.