The 5 mile fun race that circumnavigates Donner Lake starts at 9 sharp.
Paddlers and Tahoe Keepers will gather at Sand Harbor State Park on the east shore for the annual Thunderbird Run on Saturday, June 15, 2013 starting at 10am.
The race is an 8 mile round trip paddle that starts at Sand Harbor State Park, heads south to Chimney Beach past historic Thunderbird Lodge, and back. There’s also a 2-mile race for kids 12 years old and younger.
Exotic wooden boats mark our nautical history in style during the 41st anniversary of the Lake Tahoe Concourse d’ Elegance August 9-10, 2013 and will feature the Boats of Alan Furth as this year’s Marque Class.
Furth kept the vast majority of his collection in Lake Tahoe. Since Alan’s passing, most of these boats were sold and have since been scattered all over the country. The Lake Tahoe Concours is honored to feature Alan’s collection as the 2013 Marque Class, which will bring many of these classics home. This eccentric collection will truly be a crowd pleaser. read more →
Why would anyone scuba dive in Lake Tahoe?
There’s nothing to see – right?
Of course. Leave it to a bunch of locals on this one.
To mark SnowFest! in true Tahoe fashion, local paddlers are holding a stand up paddle race on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Brave the cold, experience the magic.
To accommodate dual leisure athletes, the race is only a 2 mile sprint race starting at 11am. Perfect for warming up to go skiing in the afternoon.
Sailing season already?
Tahoe sailors just can’t wait!
Don’t miss the legendary Tahoe Windjammers Clam Chowder Season kickoff party on Friday, March 22, 2013 starting at 6pm at the WYC Clubhouse in the Tahoe Keys Marina located upstairs from the Harbor Master’s Office next to the Fresh Ketch.
It’s the finale. The big daddy of the entire stand up and paddle season at Lake Tahoe. So you’ve been standing up and paddling all summer longer, just to get ready for this epic.
It’s the 22-mile Tahoe Fall Classic SUP race across Lake Tahoe from Camp Richardson in South Shore to Kings Beach in North Shore on September 16th starting at 8am sharp.
The biggest paddle board festival on Lake Tahoe just got bigger.
The Ta-Hoe Nalu Stand-up Paddle Board Festival features two-days of races for paddle boarders of all ages and skill levels. Lakeside entertainment including food, luaus, live music and prizes will top off the races held at Kings Beach on August 11 and 12, 2012.
The 49th running of the classic Trans Tahoe Regatta will take place the weekend of July 13, 14, and 15, 2012. There will be a warm-up race on Friday evening (first warning signal at 5pm), with a reception immediately following at the Tahoe Yacht Club clubhouse.
Over 70 wooden and classic boats, including six of the rare race boats piloted by R. Stanley Dollar Jr. and his family since the 1920s will be on display to help raise money for local charities while celebrating our maritime history.
The South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic: A Vintage Boat Show for Charity takes place at the Tahoe Keys Marina July 27 and 28, 2012.
Learn safe paddling techniques, have fun, and become a Tahoe Keeper with the Lake Tahoe Water Trail Association during the Spring Paddle Day starting at Commons Beach in Tahoe City at 9am, Saturday, May 19, 2012.
Paddlers will head south to Blackwood Creek for a close-up look at stream restoration, guided hike up Eagle Rock, followed by lunch at Sunnyside. Kayakers and SUPs are all invited. read more →
Hey rag people!
April 15, 2012 is the annual Tahoe Windjammers Yacht Club Ski Day at Heavenly.
The formula is simple. Every sailor must ski and every skier must sail, and every sailor must party.
This classic North Lake Tahoe event celebrates a long tradition of Tahoe mountain culture. Combining two of our spring passions, the 18th Annual Ski/Sail National Championships will take place April 14 and 15, 2012.
Stream fishing in Alpine County is on.
Rainbows, browns, and brookies are abundant in Markleeville, Woodfords, Hope Valley and Bear Valley streams.
It didn’t feel like summer at Lake Tahoe without this familiar sight – you know, families and friends floating down the Truckee River from our famous Fanny Bridge.
Thank Goodness the dam gates are open, the river is flowing, and rafting along North Lake Tahoe’s scenic Truckee River is now open.
Even if you don’t kayak, you should check out this book for the hand drawn illustrations and humor about life at Lake Tahoe from the water’s edge.
(Note: The Trolley does not allow kayaks. Doh!)
Ladies! If you’ve always wanted to learn to sail, here’s your chance to learn from the best.
The Lake Tahoe Windjammers will hold a Women’s Sailing Clinic on July 24, 2010.
They often beat the guys.
Get ready for an incredible kayak season with $5 drop-in kayak roll sessions at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation and Swim Complex on Friday evenings at 6:30pm.
Sailing is an environmentally friendly form of recreation, harnessing the energy from the wind and water.
Capt. Jim Courcier & Capt. Mike Pavel, co-owners of Tahoe Sailing Charters, sail on a daily basis during the summer to share the beauty of Lake Tahoe with visitors, and to share their eco-sailing practices.
The South Lake Tahoe Yacht Club’s annual boat parade will take place on Sunday, June 21, 2009 at the Tahoe Keys Marina.
This year’s theme is “It’s a Grand Ole Flag,” and an award for the best decorated boat will be given out so get decked out in plenty of red, white and blue flags.
All boaters are encouraged to attend this presentation.
Cold Water Safety in Lake Tahoe will be presented by Jerry Gilmore from the USCG Auxiliary on Friday, June 5th at 5pm at the Tahoe Yacht Club.
The 2009 North Tahoe Rowing Regatta, sponsored by the Tahoe Yacht Club, will be held Saturday, June 13.
The Undersea Voyager Project will be at Lake Tahoe this May to conduct research and to train for its 4-year circumnavigation of the world’s oceans.
Volunteers are needed to be deck hands, assist with dives, provide boats and transportation, and to help with onshore and offshore tasks for this exciting mission.
At an elevation of 6,223 feet, the Lake Tahoe Coast Guard Station has the distinction of being the highest-altitude Coast Guard station in the country.
Come out and meet the Lake Tahoe Coast Guard at the Tahoe Maritime Museum on April 23rd at Homewood.
It looks a little funny. Like hula dancing on a surfboard.
With Polynesian roots, the kings of Hawaii and early HI surfers would use the paddles from their outrigger canoes to catch waves.
Today, it’s the latest craze and it’s caught on in Tahoe.
Why? read more →
So you bought a GPS, but have no idea how to use it.
You’re in luck!
Every mariner needs this course.
And it’s only $35!
Tahoe’s stunning boating heritage will be captured on US Postal Service collector stamps.