Upcoming CYA Events

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.

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38 Events currently listed

Bell Harbor Classic Weekend 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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SCF Commodore's Cruise

Southern California - Sat, 06/29/2019

Sea BoarderLaunch to Lunch - Huntington Harbour to Shoreline Village (Long Beach)

Contact: Jim Kroeger [email protected]
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Cowichan Bay Wooden Boat Festival 2019

Canadian - Sat, 07/06/2019 to Sun, 07/07/2019
  • cowichan bayCowichan Bay, BC
  • Contact: Mel Robinson, 250-746-4955
Contact: Mel Robinson [email protected]
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Chris Craft Rendezvous of the Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Des Moines Classic Car and Boat Show 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Canadian Chris-Craft Rendezvous 2019

Canadian - Sat, 07/20/2019 to Mon, 07/22/2019
  • Chris Craft RendyTelegraph Harbour
  • For Reservations at Telegraph Harbour, call 800-246-6011
Contact: Dave Peebles [email protected]
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South Sound Cruise 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous - Mystic

USA - Sat, 07/27/2019 to Sun, 07/28/2019

antique-and-classic-boat-rendezvous.jpgJoin with other CYA vessels as we converge at the Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous at Mystic Seaport.

Contact: Mike Fazio [email protected]
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Old Fashioned Day in the Park

Southern California - Sun, 07/28/2019

old fashioned dayOld Fashioned Day in the Park. Marina del Rey.

Head to Burton Chace Park for the 43rd annual event. Arrive July 26, Depart July 29.

The public is invited to tour vintage yachts and classic cars from the 20’s to the 60’s on Sunday the 28th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Contact: Cris Rohde [email protected]
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Pender Harbour Days Festival

Canadian - Fri, 08/02/2019 to Sun, 08/04/2019

/sites/default/files/pender-harbour-days.jpgContact Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce: 604-883-2561

Contact: Can Fleet Commodore [email protected]
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La Conner Classic Boat & Car Show 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Mid Delta Cruise

Northern California - Fri, 08/16/2019 to Sun, 08/18/2019

Pittsburg YCPittsburg Yacht Club, Pittsburg, CA
Contact Rob Sesar/Scott Andrews

[email protected]
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Marina Pacifica Rendezvous

Southern California - Sat, 08/17/2019 to Sun, 08/18/2019

Marina Pacifica eventMarina Pacifica Rendezvous

  • Dock Party by Janet Beggs
Contact: Ron Yatch [email protected]
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Decatur Island Rendezvous 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival 2019

Canadian, Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Antique & Classic Boat Festival - Salem, MA

USA - Sat, 08/24/2019 to Sun, 08/25/2019

antique classic festival salemYou don’t get to see boats like this every day!  See a wonderful variety of rare vintage motor yachts and sailboats from 1900-1960s.  Meet skippers and crews and vote for your favorite boats.  Children get to make their own wee boat, and all can board real ones!  Boat rides, crafts market, artists, old-time band music, the Blessing of the Fleet and more!

[email protected]
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CYA Ganges Rendezvous

Canadian - Tue, 08/27/2019

ganges-harbour.jpgGanges Harbour, Salt Spring Island, BC

[email protected]
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Victoria Classic Boat Festival 2019

Canadian, Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Deer Harbor Wooden Boat Rendezvous 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Stockton Classic Car and Yacht Show

Northern California - Fri, 09/06/2019 to Sun, 09/08/2019

stocktonyc_burgee.gifStockton Yacht Club, Stockton, CA

Contact: Bill Wells [email protected]
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Classics at the Corinthian 2019

Northern California - Fri, 09/13/2019 to Sun, 09/15/2019

Corinthian Yacht Club, Tiburon, CA
  More details coming . . .

Contact: Gerry Kamilos [email protected]
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Newport Beach, Marina Park Rendezvous

Southern California - Sat, 09/14/2019 to Sun, 09/15/2019

Newport Beach Marina ParkNewport Beach, Marina Park

Contact: Rick Olson [email protected]
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Rendezvous! Brownsville Appreciation Days (BAD) 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Center for Wooden Boats Festival 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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PNW Annual General Membership Meeting 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Catalina Cruise

Southern California - Sat, 10/05/2019 to Sun, 10/06/2019

catalinaCatalina Weekend
at Howland's Landing

with Wooden Hull Yacht Club, at LA Yacht Club moorings.

Contact: John Peckham [email protected]
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Grindstone Joe's Cruise 2019

Northern California - Sat, 10/05/2019

Grindstone Joe’s*** Date is Tentative, subject to change ***

Grindstone Joe’s is a pleasant historic island oasis in the Delta near the Tower Park Marina just off of Highway 12 near I-5. It’s easy to get to by classic yacht or car.

Contact: Scott Andrews [email protected]
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Pumpkin Cruise 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Oxbow Cruise 2019

Northern California - Fri, 10/25/2019 to Sun, 10/27/2019

Oxbow Marina, Isleton, CA


Contact: Kim Korth [email protected]
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PNW Change of Watch Banquet 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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SC Fleet Change of Watch

Southern California - Sat, 11/09/2019

Change of Watch
at Shakespeare Club / Pasadenasc fleet boats

Contact: Janet Beggs [email protected]
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PNW Thanksgiving Cruise 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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Lighted Boat Parade

Northern California - Sat, 12/07/2019 to Sat, 12/14/2019

Lighted boat paradeGet out the holiday lights and decorations because the Annual Holiday Lighted Boat Parade in San Rafael has now been booked for Saturday, December 7th, and again on Saturday December 14th.

Contact: Steve Kadzielawa [email protected]
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PNW Christmas Cruise 2019

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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NC Fleet Change of Watch 2019

Northern California - Sun, 12/15/2019

Location: Trader Vic's, Emeryville

Contact: Rob Sesar [email protected]
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PNW New Years Eve at CWB 2019-20

Pacific Northwest - 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 [email protected]
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2020 CYA Change of Watch Weekend

Canadian, Northern California, Pacific Northwest, Southern California, USA - 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 [email protected]
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