August 9th, 2016 TIPS FOR THIS WEEKEND’S LAKE TAHOE CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE The countdown has begun! Only three days remain before the gates open at Obexer’s Boat Company to the most prestigious wooden boat show in North America. As you plan your weekend, here are a few tips as you prepare for your dream wooden boat...
2017 Concours d’Elegance Times
Friday August 11th
Show – 10am – 4:30pm
Awards Ceremony- 6pm
Saturday August 12th
Show- 9am – 4:30pm
Homewood, Lake Tahoe- California
Obexer’s Boat Company
5300 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
2017 Social Event Info
OPENING NIGHT DINNER
Thursday, August 10th- 6pm
Tahoe Maritime Musuem
Only 200 available
Awards Ceremony BBQ
Friday, August 11th – 6pm
Adults – $50
Children (6-12)- $25
Obexer’s Boat Company
Reservations – $60
Sunday, August 13- 11:30 am
Casual dress and low-heeled shoes are recommended for your comfort on the sprawling lawn of our hosts’ home.
Reservations – $45
Sunday, August 13- Noon
Turners’ “Playtime,” Homewood
January 4th, 2017
2017 Dates and Marque Class Announced
The 45th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance will take place August 11 & 12th, 2017. The show will return to historic Obexer’s Boat Company for the 4th consecutive year on the shores of North Tahoe in Homewood, CA. Wooden Boat week will begin with the Opening Night Gala on August 10th. Show and Social Function tickets will go on sale later this month!
2017 will feature another outstanding Marque Class hosting the world’s best antique and classic Utility boats from various manufacturers. First introduced after the Great Depression in the early 1930s, utility boats overtook runabouts in popularity after World War II. They are what most of us grew up around… being ideal for fishing and fast enough for water skiing. The open concept was perfect for piling in family and friends.
What defines a Utility? It must have one or both of two defining characteristics: An engine box in place of hatches and/or the absence of defined cockpits.
August 18th, 2016 THE RESULTS The 44th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance would like to thank all the organizers, boat owners, personal sponsors, corporate sponsors and ticket buyers to contributing to the one of the most successful boat show weekends in event history. Last weekend marked the largest crowd to date. The Lake Tahoe Concours...
August 3rd, 2016 EXPERIENCE ALL THAT IS THE LAKE TAHOE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE The 44th Lake Tahoe Concours, August 12 & 13, will showcase more than sixty of the finest wooden boats in the country. However, The Concours experience offers a wide range of social events and activities throughout the week making it the premier wooden...
JULY 20th, 2016 Celebrating an Icon 80 – Year History of Chris-Craft Racing Runabouts Homewood, CA – Presented by the Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation, the 2016 Concours d’Elegance is celebrating the 80th anniversary of a boating icon: the featured Marque of Chris-Craft Racing Runabouts. The nationally-acclaimed show takes place August 12th and 13th at the...
JUNE 28th, 2016 Opening Night Gala Moves to the New The Tahoe Maritime Museum une 29, 2016 Homewood, CA – Get your tickets now for an evening of history, food, wine, art, music and elegance. The 2016 Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance (in association with Tahoe Luxury Properties) Opening Night Gala is Thursday, August 11th. The event...