Tahoe Maritime Museum expanding in Tahoe City

THE TAHOE MARITIME MUSEUM, WHICH began as a small seasonal display at Sugar Pine Point, now is on its way to having its own campus, encompassing exhibition galleries, offices and collection storage on a 10-acre property in Tahoe City. With the purchase of the Tahoe Tree Company’s property slated for early fall, the Museum will […]

Tahoe Maritime Museum and Tahoe Tree Company announce purchase agreement

Plans for a Tahoe Maritime Museum campus, encompassing exhibition galleries, offices and collection storage, are on the way to becoming a reality with the joint announcement by the Museum’s Board of Directors and Tahoe Tree Company owners, John and Leslie Hyche, of the purchase of the nursery company’s 10-acre property at 401 West Lake Blvd., […]

A Visit to the Tahoe Concours d’Elegance

We visited the 42nd annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance at Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood today. We’ve been going to the “woodie” boat show for more than 20 years, so it’s cool that our magazine now has a partnership with the organizers. We enjoy sailing on the Lake, but the “woodies” are famous. This year […]

Lake Tahoe Concours to showcase up to 70 classic beauties at new home on West Shore

Up to 70 classic wooden boats, many dating back to the 1920s and ’30s, will be on display this summer when the 42nd annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance opens to the public at its new location on Tahoe’s West Shore. After 20 years on the north shore, the show moves to Obexer’s Boat Company in […]

41st annual Tahoe Concours d’Elegance on August 9-10

FORTY-ONE YEARS AGO—when fiberglass hulls began to dominate the American pleasure boat scene—a group of Tahoe Yacht Club members and friends got together to share their passion for wooden boats, which they affectionately referred to as “old girls.” They displayed a dozen of their wooden boats at an informal get-together at Chambers Lodge on the […]

Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance is August 9-10

The Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation is proud to announce its 41st Annual Concours d’Elegance the weekend of August 9-10, 2013 at Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay, California. The 41st Annual event will feature the Boats of Alan Furth as this year’s Marque Class. Alan Furth was an avid collector of wooden boats and held […]

Tahoe’s 40th Concours d’Elegance features Riva runabouts

LAKE TAHOE IS WORLD FAMOUS FOR its restored wooden boats, or “woodies,” which race across the lake’s sparkling waters all summer long. It is an “Old Tahoe” tradition. Along with the familiar wooden boats such as Gar Wood, Chris-Craft and Hacker-Craft, the Riva runabout is characterized by “old world quality, new world design.” Riva was […]