Water Sports

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South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic

July 22, 2016
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Indulge in a classic Tahoe tradition at the Tahoe Keys Marina in South Lake Tahoe during the antique wooden boat show.

Along with the mixture of masterfully restored boats, you’ll also find live music, a beer tasting village and lots of food and family-friendly events.

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Women’s Sailing Clinic with Tahoe Windjammers

July 20, 2016
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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 in July.  Contact the club for exact date. […]

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Stand Up Paddle Around Tahoe to Promote Vegan One Day Project

July 4, 2016
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Stand Up Paddling is supposed to be fun and relaxing, so why would someone SUP non-stop, 72 miles around Lake Tahoe in ONE day?  On July 31st, on the evening of a Blue Moon, John Merryfield will embark on a solo, non-stop paddle around the entirety of Lake Tahoe to help end animal cruelty.   […]

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Thunderbird Paddling Festival

June 1, 2016
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Paddlers and Tahoe Keepers will gather at Sand Harbor State Park on the east shore for the annual Thunderbird Paddling Festival.

You choose from an 8 mile or 4 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. […]

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Truckee Police on Stand-Up Paddle Boards

May 31, 2016
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“Pull over. I mean, paddle over. Yeah there – SUP to the shore.”

The Truckee Police Department could be the first in the country to conduct patrol on stand-up paddle boards (SUPs).  The new Truckee Police Adventure Recreation and Community (ARC) Team seeks to improve communication and better engage locals and visitors through environmentally friendly, human powered activities. Looks like fun too!

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Wooden Paddle Board Build Course at Tahoe Maritime Museum Jun 1-10

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The Tahoe Maritime Museum (TMM) will hold a Wooden Paddle Board Build Course daily from June 1 to 10, 2013. The location will be in Incline Village and students will be supplied with all necessary tools. The course will use Chesapeake Light Craft Paddle Board Kits to construct either 12’6″ or 14′ paddle boards. […]

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Donner Lake Paddle Race

May 20, 2016
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If you’re looking for a different kind of intense workout, check this out.  The Annual Donner Lake Memorial Weekend Stand-up/Prone Paddleboard Race. It’s part of the Tahoe Cup Paddle Board Race Series. Better check weather conditions first…you may be wearing your dry suit or ski gear.  Only in Tahoe. Be sure and clean, drain and […]

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Restoring Native Trout to Lake Tahoe

February 27, 2016
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The Truckee and Carson Rivers provide unique habitats for a variety of native trout species, including the Lahontan and Paiute cutthroat trout, and wild trout species including Brook, Rainbow and Lake trout. However, these iconic wildernesses are slowly being loved to death. […]

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SnowFest! Arctic Paddle

February 26, 2016
    Water Sports

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. Brave the cold, experience the magic. To accommodate dual leisure athletes, the race is only a 2 mile sprint race.  Perfect for warming up to go skiing […]

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