Thunderbird yacht is back on Lake Tahoe after 4 years

With record water levels, refurbished engines and a new bottom, Thunderbird yacht is making a long- awaited debut at the Lake Tahoe Concourse d’ Elegance this August 11th – 12th. America’s most recognizable, and possibly the most valuable, wooden speedboat turns 77 and will be the centerpiece of one the most acclaimed and prestigious wooden […]

43rd annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance is August 7-8

LAKE TAHOE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE returns to the historic Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood for its 43rd annual show on August 7-8. It features more than 60 of the most prestigious wooden boats in a remarkable and intimate setting. “We’re thrilled to combine the rich history and open shoreline vistas on Tahoe’s West Shore with the […]

Tahoe’s woodies celebrated at Concours d’Elegance

A CENTURY AGO, JAKE OBEXER saw a bright future for pleasure boats at Lake Tahoe. He partnered with Standard Oil to build a marina on the West Shore and became an agent for Gar Wood speedboats at his Obexer’s Boat Co. Built by Garfield Woods—the first man to go 100 m.p.h. on water—these elegant boats […]