Tahoe’s Concours d’Elegance returns to West Shore

Obexer’s Boat Company, home of the first wooden boat dealership on Lake Tahoe, will be the site of the 44th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance, August 8-9, 2014.
In making the announcement, Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation President David Olson said, “Lake Tahoe is synonymous with wooden boats. Our goal has always been to blend the history [...]

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 [...]

Tahoe’s West Shore: Unspoiled beauty

IMAGINE KAYAKING OR PADDLE BOARDING OVER sparkling blue water, and hiking or biking along a pine- covered path by the shoreline.
Or waking up in a cabin or lodge to the sound of birds and fresh smell of pine trees. Lodges, with old-world names such as Granlibakken, also have a sparkling swimming pool and tennis [...]