PERPETUAL TROPHY HISTORY

Fulfilling a dream and receiving recognition which will remain an everlasting benchmark in boating history.

PERPETUAL TROPHIES

THE TAHOE YACHT CLUB FOUNDATION PERPETUAL TROPHIES HISTORY

Perpetual Trophies. The very word – “Perpetual” – enduring and unsurpassed, the continuing of tradition. Fulfilling a dream and receiving recognition which will remain an everlasting benchmark in boating history.

Concours dreams and achievements are validated with first, second and third-place awards “in class” and with the presentation of special Perpetual trophies going to the most meticulously-restored, highest-point boats. Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation now has 17 of these special trophies made possible by the generous assistance of endowers, many who have competed and won their own share of precious “Concours silver, crystal, and mahogany” over the past 42 years of this event.

We invite you to learn more about Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation’s Perpetual Trophies, their history and their winners, by clicking on the listings below.

 

This is the Jordy Carlton Memorial Vintage Boat Perpetual Trophy. In 1973, Ed Grebitus, William Lyon, Burton Olson, Peter Carey, and Georgann Beckett presented this trophy in memory of their friend, Jordy Carlton. The winner of this award is decided by the Judging Committee on such qualities as authenticity of equipment, cleanliness, presentation, overall condition with consideration for age, and the judged point total.

1973 Gerard Davis Hey There

1974 Paul D’Anneo Cathedral

1975 R. Stanley Donner, Jr. Baby Skipalong

1976 Owen Owens Comet

1977 J. Wilbur Miller Dork

1978 Owen Owens Comet

1979 Kathryn Wheeler Ollag

1980 John Mozart Ashley

1981 John Mozart Patty Sue

1982 Sal Scurti

1983 Brett Schinnerer 40 Carats 1984 Gary Wheeler Guth-A-Win-Ga II

1985 Dan & Joan Hauserman Woodmere

1986 Robert Tindle Sentamental Journey

1987 Steven A. Lapkin Aurora

1988 Bruce & Gayle Sevier Moonshine

1989 Doug & Pam Elmore Campaigner

1990 Doug & Pam Elmore Challenger

1991 Larry & Jamie Ginsburg Worth Its Wait

1992 John Wickland Stardust

1993 Bob & Nancy Cunningham / George & Clare Schmitt Whiskey

1994 William Kartozian Miss Lakeside

1995 Bob & Nancy Cunningham Miss Tahoe

1996 Marshall Kraus Orange Crate

1997 Paul & Jackie Mehus Eagle Mountain

1998 Tom & Polly Bredt Shooting Star

1999 Don & Suzanne Smith Sierra Sue

2000 Dave & Lynn Olson Lynnosine

2001 Jim & Sandy Heffernan Munchkin

2002 Jeff & Linda Peterson Steinway

2003 Steven Lapkin & Andrew Lapkin Quattro

2004 Tim & Laura Robinson Eleventh Hour

2005 Mike & Becky Siegel Little Lady

2006 Steven A. Lapkin Seneca

2007 John Russell & Mary Fellows Truant II

2008 Jack & Linda Bingham Jack ‘n’ Lynn

2009 Martin Feletto Typhoon

2010 Jun Morris Miss Lucy

2011 Jonathan & Jean Trevillyan Jean Ann

2012 David and Diane Paul Tiger

2013 Stephen and Janice Hamill Big Boy

2014 Garty & Cathy Lyons Evern Zephyr

2015 Robinson / Elles / Dullam / Wright Evangeline

2016 Bob & Madeline Mount Touch of Glass

2017 Dr. J Craig Venter Midnight Thunder

 

This award is given to the boat in the show that was subjectivly judged to be the “Most Elegant” by the Judging Committee and the Trophy Committee. This new trophy piece was endowed by Barbara Brown and Patty Sue Mozart in 2002. These two TYC ladies selected, designed, and created this stunning crystal piece. This topic and the original trophy piece was originated by California Classic Boats in 1983

1983 Dick Clarke Margarita

1984 Owen Owens Comet

1985 Buzz & Joan Gibb Thunderbird

1986 Steven Lapkin Aurora

1987 Bill Paton Horace

1988 Hal Orchard Teaser

1989 Carl & Sheby Best Shelizalou

1990 Doug & Pam Elmore Challenger

1991 Not Awarded

1992 Jim & Shelly Rauzy Shelly R

1993 Steve & Marilee Hamilton Mad Wilmar

1994 Roy Domke Tuxedo Taxi

1995 Chuck & Lynn Schwager Red Arrow

1996 Richard Grand Ponder

1997 Philip Sharples Miss Columbia

1998 Steven A. Lapkin Aurora

1999 David & Lynn Olson Static

2000 Ron Nichols & Cheryl Shields Il Compromesso

2001 Arlen & Marie Nelson Queen Mother

2002 Steven Merrill Commanche

2003 Jim & Mickey Gregory Another Summer

2004 Manuel Mundschenk & Ann Schofield Wascana

2005 Rick & Betty Brown Aloha Betty

2006 Bill & Tish Kartozian Frolic

2007 Laurie & Anita Dowsett Hapike

2008 Tom & Dottie Batchelor Pink Hour

2009 Lee Anderson Rebel

2010 Paul & Jackie Mehus Sonata

2011 Wiliam and Susan Parker Merganser

2012 Barry Becker Blair – Barry

2013 James and Sondra Wright Topper

2014 Al Engel A.K.S.

2015 Lee and Sandy Chase Mountain Lyon 2016 Dave Olson Thunderchick

2017 Thunderbird Preservation Society of Incline Village Thunderbird

 

This trophy is awarded to that boat containing, in the opinion of the Judging Committee, the “best engine” of the show. This is a subjectively decided award. This award honors the late Joe “Red” Frey, a master mechanic at Sierra Boat Company for many years. This trophy was endowed in 2001 by Dave & Lynn Olson. This is a new trophy piece, similar to the one originated by Sierra Boat Company in 1992.

1992 Tony Brown Blind Faith

1993 Steve Hamilton Mad Wilmar

1994 William Kartozian Miss Lakeside

1995 Bob & Nancy Cunningham Miss Tahoe

1996 Tom Turner Kathryn

1997 James Koch Miss Catalina V

1998 Tom & Polly Bredt Shooting Star

1999 Dave & Lynn Olson Static

2000 Dave & Lynn Olson Lynnosine

2001 Doug & Pam Elmore Viking

2002 Jim & Linda Gordon America

2003 Steven A. Lapkin Redskin

2004 Darryl Wagner Pure Heaven

2005 Dennis & Laurie Gibbs Sea Flow II

2006 Jeff & Linda Peterson Steinway

2007 David Wright & Mike Grannis Apache II

2008 Edward & Deborah Scott Baby Skipalong

2009 Mary Fellows & John Russell Truant II

2010 Lee & Sandy Chase Mountain Lyon

2011 The Vento Family Liberty

2012 Russell Hagen ‘S a Gem

2013 James & Sondra Wright Topper

2014 Dr. Ken Muscatel Miss Detriot III

2015 Stephen & Janice Hammill Big Boy

2016 Dana & Patti Mecum Miss Arrowhead

2017 Dr. J Craig Venter Midnight Thunder

This trophy is awarded to that Century that qualifies on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water. Endowed by Dick & Louise Werner in 2002. The trophy piece was made by Tim Robinson and Jim Fentress in 2000 and donated to the Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation.

2000 Dick & Louise Werner Sweet Louise

2001 Jim & Steve Fentress Sweetwater

2002 Dick & Louise Werner Sweet Louise

2003 Ross Hansen Mia Amore

2004 Tom & Marie O’Rourke Sun Tripper II

2005 Scott Bryant Terralina

2006 Bob & Carol Coates Fireball

2007 Scott Bryant Alina B

2008 Michael & Irene Friedman Sweetwater

2009-2010 Not Awarded

2011 Ted & Marliouise Brayer O Wood i

2012 Dick & Louise Werner Jazzy Lady

2013 Not Awarded

2014 Roy & Naomi Bruce Sweet Water

2015 Roy & Naomi Bruce Sweet Water

2016 Not Awarded

2017 Allan Thomas Sweet Water

This Trophy is awarded to that Hacker Craft boat that qualifies on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water. Endowed by Tom & Polly Bredt in 2001 with this new trophy piece.

1993 Owen Owens Family Comet

1994 Steven Merrill Commanche

1995 Buzz & Joan Gibb Thunderbird

1996 Doug & Pam Elmore Rebel

1997 Not Awarded

1998 Tom & Polly Bredt Shooting Star

1999 Michael & Diana Hagan Edward II

2000 Stuart & Joyce Johnston Bootlegger

2001 David Volkmann Wiffenpoof

2002 Jeff & Linda Peterson Steinway

2003 Bill & Mary Jo Shepherd Apache

2004 Dan & Devon Morehead Lucifer

2005 Dan & Devon Morehead Edward II

2006 Not Awarded

2007 Martin Feletto Typhoon

2008 Not Awarded

2009 Martin Feletto Typhoon

2010 Douglas & Pamela Elmore Houston Girl

2011 – 2014 Not Awarded

2015 Kenneth Muscatel My Sweetie John Francis

2016 Not Awarded
2017 Not Awarded

This trophy is awarded to that Chris-Craft boat that qualifies on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water. Endowed in 2001 by Kirk & Julie Pumphrey, with a new trophy piece. This topic and original trophy was originated in 1992 by Ed Grebitus.

1992 John Wickland Stardust

1993 Steve Hamilton Mad Wilmar

1994 Roy Domke Tuxedo Taxi

1995 Wilbur Miller Part Two

1996 Kirk & Julie Pumphrey Phantasy III

1997 Kelly Bane Miss Tahoe III

1998 Tom Grossman Sierra Sunrise

1999 Kirk & Julie Pumphrey Phantasy III

2000 Barry & Jenny Ludwig Spirit

2001 Ted & Ellen Graves Solitude

2002 Terry & Bobbie Feist Single Malt

2003 Stephen & Cheryl Caplan Lollipop

2004 Kevin Wright Ski Biscuit

2005 Ralph & Bonnie Wallen Quiver

2006 Roland & Dianne Clark Madera

2007 Alan Schinnerer Miss Arrowhead

2008 Jack & Linda Bingham Jack ‘n’ Lynn

2009 John & Judy McManus Annabelle

2010 Craig Brewster Serpent

2011 Bryan & Kara Turner Material Girl

2012 Chuck & Kathy Michel Daisy

2013 James & Sondra Wright Hijacker

2014 Bill & Nancy Kehoe Big Duck

2015 Mark Walick Les’n Learned

2016 Allan Thomas Rascal

2017 Connor & Miles Kashyap Knock on Woode

This trophy is awarded to that Gar Wood boat that qualifies on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water. The trophy and topic was originated in 1989 by Bill Breuner in memory of his friend, the late Herb Obexer.

1989 Jack Schropp Midnight Thunder

1990 Doug & Pam Elmore Challenger

1991 John Kearns Toss

1992 Bill & Judy Timken Snow Water

1993 Short Wheeler Kathryn 1994 William F. Cronk Liberty

1995 Bob & Nancy Cunningham Miss Tahoe

1996 James & Annie Lane Tiny Dancer

1997 Bruce & Jerry Penman Tahoe Tessie

1998 Jim & Linda Gordon Freedom

1999 Don & Suzanne Smith Sierra Sue 2000 Dave & Lynn Olson Lynnosine 2001 Jim & Sandy Heffernan Munchkin

2002 Bill & Olga Keever Hae Dae III

2003 John Pencer Scallywag

2004 Bill & Olga Keever Hae Dae III

2005 Bruce & Jerry Penman Tahoe Tessie

2006 Eric & Mary Drew Charlie’s Gar

2007 John Russell & Mary Fellows Truant II

2008-09 Not Awarded

2010 Bill & Nancy Kehoe Top Duck

2011 Jonathan & Jean Trevillyan Jean Ann

2012 Not Awarded

2013 Stephen and Janice Hamil Big Boy

2014 Dr. J. Craig Venter Midnight Thunder

2015 Not Awarded

2016 George & Melodee French Cracker Jack

2017 Not Awarded

 

This trophy is awarded to that Riva boat that qualifies on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water.

1992 Ed Thirkell Circe III

1993 Ed Thirkell Circe III

1994 Carl Arnold Sky Rocks

1995 Ed Thirkell Circe III

1996 Nancy Mueller Nancy

1997 Not Awarded

1998 Robert & Judy Swanson Justamere

1999 Ruth Lapkin & Andrew Lapkin Ciao Tahoe

2000-2002 Not Awarded

2003 William & Gayle Robotham Teresa

2004 Tom & Cyndee Strauss Laura

2005 Dirk & Jan Reed Ciara

2006 Dirk & Jan Reed Alcazar II

2007 David & Diane Paul Saphir II

2008 Dirk & Jan Reed Alcazar II

2009 Paul & Deborah Selak Mia Basillissa

2010 Not Awarded

2011 Dirk Reed Ciara

2012 Dale & Donnna Reynolds Bella Donna

2013 David and Diane Paul Spahir II

2014 William & Gayle Robotham Teresa

2015 John & Allyson Fryhfoff Lunadanza 2016 Jeffery & Linda Peterson Portofino

2017 Edward Grammens Natalie

This trophy is awarded to that Marque Class boat on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water. This trophy piece was new and endowed in 2001 by Bill Keever, Dave Olson, and George Schmitt in memory of their good friend Bob Cunningham. This trophy and topic were originated by the late Wilbur Miller in 1990.

1990 Doug & Pam Elmore Challenger “Gentlemen’s Race Boats”

1991 Paul & Jackie Mehus Sassy

1992 Doug & Pam Elmore Hickory “Lakers & Launches”

1993 Bud Besche So Rare “Pre-War Runabouts”

1994 Doug & Pam Elmore Challenger “Triple-Cockpit Runabouts”

1995 Buzz & Joan Gibb Tallac “Gar Wood”

1996 Marshall & Nancy Kraus Orange Crate “West Coast Boats”

1997 William Kartozian Miss Lakeside “Best over 23′ ”

1998 Roy & Mimi Domke Tuxedo Taxi “Sedans & Cruisers”

1999 Dick Clarke & Doug Elmore Rainbow III “Antique Race Boats”

2000 Dick & Louise Werner Sweet Louise “Century”

2001 Ted & Ellen Graves Solitude “Chris Craft”

2002 Jeff & Linda Peterson Steinway “Hacker Craft”

2003 Ned & Carol Spieker Andiamo “Riva”

2004 Reid Dennis Heigh-Ho II “The Boats of Tahoe”

2005 Paul & Jackie Mehus Sassy “Fins of the Fabulous 1950s”

2006 John & Mary Lahti Cracker Barrel “Boats of the ’40s”

2007 John Russell & Mary Fellows Truant II “Boats of the 1930s”

2008 Bernard & Carol Atkinson Oh Danny Boy “Boats of the 1920s”

2009 Jim & Marcia Piper Snazzy “Blonde Deck Runabouts”

2010 (1) Craig Brewster Serpent “Classic Fiberglass”

2010 (2) Dan and Casey Arena Barracuda “Classic Fiberglass”

2011 Jonathan & Jean Trevillyan Jean Ann “Gar Wood”

2012 David & Diane Paul Tiger “Riva Aquarama”

2013 Brian and Tim Robinson Nervous “Alan Furth Collection”

2014 Jack & Judy McManus Annabelle “Barrellback”

2015 Robinson / Elles / Dullam / Wright Evangeline “Vintage V12 Engines”

2016 Ed Alexander Happy Days “Chris-Craft Racing Runabouts 1936 – 1954”

2017 Derk Brill Fin & Tonic “Classic Utilities”

 

This Trophy is awarded to that boat that is over 23 feet in length on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water. This trophy piece was new and endowed in 2001 by Paul & Jackie Mehus. This trophy and topic were originated by Hugh Harris in 1990.

1990 Carl & Shelby Best Shelizalou

1991 Al Shinnerer Miss Arrowhead

1992 William Robotham Canadienne

1993 William Cronk Liberty

1994 William Kartozian Miss Lakeside

1995 Paul Walker Leading Lady

1996 Tim & Kimberly Aikenhead Kemah II

1997 James Koch Miss Catalina V

1998 Steven A. Lapkin Aurora

1999 Don & Suzanne Smith Sierra Sue

2000 Dave & Lynn Olson Lynnosine

2001 Doug & Pam Elmore Viking

2002 Jeff & Linda Peterson Steinway

2003 Dave & Georgette Powers Early Times

2004 Doug & Pamela Elmore Challenger

2005 Lee & Sandy Chase Mountain Lyon

2006-09 Not Awarded

2010 Klondike

2011 Reid Dennis Heigh-Ho II

2012 & 2013 Not Awarded

2014 DJ. J. Craig Venter Midnight Thunder

2015 Not Awarded

2016 Jeffery & Linda Peterson Portofino

2017 Not Awarded

This trophy is awarded to that boat that is under 23 feet in length on a high point basis with other judging considerations as regards fit and finish and overall presentation as it appears in the water. This trophy piece was new and endowed in 2001 by Bill & Judy Timken. This trophy and topic were originated by Ying Jones in 1987.

1987 Chris & Trish Eden Slo-Mo-Shun III

1988 Bruce & Gayle Sevier Moonshine

1989 Claburn “Ying” Jones Tah-Ga-Yin-Ga

1990 Ginny Furth Santanta

1991 Dave Wright Splash of Life

1992 Bill Breuner Miss Tessa

1993 Marshall Kraus Orange Crate

1994 Dave Wright Wings

1995 Tom & Polly Bredt In The Mood

1996 Bill & Jane Forbes Wawassee

1997 Paul & Jackie Mehus Eagle Mountain

1998 Kirk & Julie Pumphrey Phantasy III

1999 John & Diane Matzen Flash

2000 Cary & Linda Colbert Guinness

2001 Jim & Sandy Heffernan Munchkin

2002 Dick & Louise Werner Sweet Louise

2003 John Russell & Mary Fellows Mary Sunshine

2004 Greg & Lori Stitt Sliver

2005 Jared Hein Miss Lulu II

2006 Roland & Dianne Clark Madera

2007 Stephen & Cheryl Caplan Lollipop

2008 David & Tamara Lyon Miss Puddle Duck

2009 Jim & Marcia Piper Snazzy

2010 Not Awarded

2011 Kirk & Julie Pumphrey Phantasy II

2012 Mike Davis Hungry Blonde

2013 John & Mary Fellows Russell Mary Sunshine

2014 Not Awarded

2015 Derk Brill Fin & Tonic

2016 Not Awarded

2017 Dan & Casey Arena Sportster

This award is given to that “Most Unique Boat” of the show on a subjective basis, decided by the Judging Committee, the crew of the Thunderbird, and the Trophy Committee, in concert. If the three parties cannot agree, the trophy will not be awarded. This trophy was endowed in 2001 by Joan Gibb. The original trophy piece from 1984 stands as is.

1984 Owen Owens Comet

1985 Paul D’Anneo Cathedral

1986 Chris & Trish Eden Glen Ellen

1987 Chris & Trish Eden Slo-Mo-Shun

1988 Hal Orchard Teaser

1989 Stan Hiller Wha Cha Ma Cal It

1990 Glory Beall Loon

1991 Beth Kessler Carnival

1992 James Rauzy Shelly R

1993 Short Wheeler Kathryn

1994 Hanst Family Stacey Lynn

1995 Bob & Paula Boldt Big Sky

1996 Harvey Wilson C-Car

1997 Philip Sharples Miss Columbia GI

1998 Tom & Juliene Williams Miss Comet

1999 Ike Kielgass Mercury H-11

2000 Burton Allen Kebe

2001 Dave & Lynn Olson Teaser

2002 Doug & Pam Elmore Rainbow III

2003 Dave & Lynn Olson Thunderchick

2004 Howard & Judy Guild White Smoke

2005 Dan & Casey Arena No Name

2006 Dick & Louise Werner A-7

2014 Billy Bea II

2008 Gil & Jenny Amoroso Tomahawk

2009 Andrew Triano Hornet

2011 Daniel Morehead Challenger

2012 OSKI III

2013 Strictly Business

2014  Dr. Ken Muscatel Hurricane IV

2015 Ned Spieker Hornet II

2016 Terry & Carol Clapham Leading Lady

2017 The Johnson Family Mary Bryte

This award is given to that professional restorer, decided subjectively by the Judging Committee, the Trophy Committee, and the Lapkin family, in concert, to be the year’s best. If there is no agreement between the three parties, the trophy will not be awarded. This trophy was endowed by the Lapkin family in 2001, with continuation of the original trophy piece that was originally presented by the late Bud Lapkin in honor of his good friend, the late Alan Furth, in 1993. By agreement, the master of ceremonies at the Awards Ceremony will speak of the Bud Lapkin / Alan Furth history.

1993 Tony Brown

1994 Sierra Boat Company

1995 Paul Mehus – Vintage Marine

1996 Sierra Boat Company

1997 Paul Mehus – Vintage Marine Eagle Mountain

1998 Tony Brown – Western Runabouts Shooting Star 1999 Roy Domke – Runabout Reflections Whirlwind

2000 Dave Wright – Wright Restoration Guinness

2001 Dave Lobb – Northwest Classic Boats Munchkin

2002 Jim Senior – Senior Boat Works Steinway

2003 Anselmo Vigani – Quattro

2004 Sierra Boat Company Dispatch

2005 Jim Blake Little Lady

2006 Dave Lobb & Greg Rudloff – Northwest Classic Boats

2007 Todd Jeffery Truant II

2008 Dave Lobb – Northwest Classic Boats

2009 Dave Wright – Wright Restoration Typhoon

2010 Ken Kreutzfeld Miss Lucy

2011 Tim & Brian Robinson- Robinson Restoration Jean Ann

2012 Dan Nelson – Nelson Boatworks Hungry Blonde

2013 Mike Green – Maritime Classics of Traverse City Michigan Topper and Hijacker

2014 McCall Boat Works

2014 Not Awarded

2015 Not Awarded

2016 Van Dam / John Lahti / Ralph Wallen Touch of Glass

2017 – Northwest Classic Boats

This trophy is awarded to that best Non-Professional restoration, on a subjective basis, decided by the Judging Committee and the Trophy Committee, in concert. If the two parties do not agree, the trophy shall not be awarded. Endowed by Stephen Lind with a new trophy piece in 2001. Original trophy and topic were the Ross Beall Perpetual Hi-Point Award.

1975 Stan Hiller Sheecog

1976 Stan Hiller Sheecog

1977 Wilbur Miller Dork

1978-1980 Not Awarded

1981 Stromer Charly O Too

1982 Graham Yesterday

1983 Gustafson My Borjan

1984 Erickson Torpedo II

1985 D’Anneo Wren

1986 Chris Eden Glen Ellen

1987 Tavernier Wicket

1988 Hal Orchard Teaser

1989 Bruce Sevier Moonshine

1990 Bob & Charlene Engle

1991 Don Veihmeyer Little Slam

1992 Dave Wright Tahoe Lady

1993 Dick Brown Black Arrow

1994 Magruder / Foote Fifty / Fifty

1995 Lee Chase My Girl

1996 Tim & Laura Robinson Empress

1997 Marty Feletto Lipstick

1998 Kelly Bane Miss Tahoe II

1999 Jan & Kim Sluchak My Blue Heaven

2000 Joseph Venturino No Name

2001 Ken & Sandra Bakke ’59 Al Dzine

2002 Terry & Bobbie Fiest Single Malt

2003 John & Michelle Schei Shazam

2004 Bob Marshall & Carolyn Ishii Katie-Boo

2005 Dave & Shauna Triano Faster, Faster!

2006 William & Nancy Kehoe Lil’ Duck

2007 Jack & Marlys Greenhalgh Angelica

2008 Jack & Linda Bingham Jack ‘n’ Lynn 2009 Nancy Bartolomei & Rich Fisher Knock on Wood

2010 Bill & Nancy Kehoe Top Duck

2011 Lee and Sandy Chase Mountain Lyon

2012 Jerry & Charlene Appel Y.P.

2013 Bob & Nikki Robertson Sweet and Low

2014 Bill & Nancy Kehoe Big Duck

2015 City of Martinez Joltin’ Joe

2016 Not Awarded

This award is presented to that person who best perpetuates Concours standards and concepts. The winner is chosen by the Judging and Trophy Committees, and Steve Lapkin who endowed the trophy in 2002 in honor of his good friend, the late Dick Clarke, long-time vice president and general manager of Sierra Boat Company.

1991 Clayburn Jones Tah-Gah-Yin-Ga

1992 Roy Dryer Strictly Business

1993 Marshall Kraus Orange Crate

1994 Paul Mehus Viking

1995 David Armitage Loan Sum

1996 Paul Mehus Eagle Mountain

1997 Ben & Louise Lowell Louise

1998 Harold & Bonnie Jean Smith Prehobany

1999 James & Linda Gordon Freedom

2000-2002 Not Awarded

2003 Paul Mehus

2004 Al Schinnerer

2005 Doug Elmore

2006 Don Veihmeyer

2007 John Baird

2008 Pat Bagan

2009 Doug Elmore

2010 Randy Walker

2011 Kelly Bane

2012 Dave Olson

2013 Bernie Atkinson

2014 Paul Walker

2015 Tony Brown

2016 Bob Boldt

2017 Buzz and Joan Gibb

This is a subjective award. The trophy piece and topic were presented and endowed by the Owen Owens Family in 2003. The winning boat is selected by the collaboration of the Owens family, the Judging Committee, and the Trophy Committee. There must be sufficient documentation to show that the winning boat was originally commissioned, sold new, and delivered new for immediate use on Lake Tahoe. An Original Tahoe Boat would be one that was delivered new from the factory / builder to Lake Tahoe with no stops on the way.

2003 Tahoe Maritime Museum Lemme Go First

2004 Ted & Irene Jenny Orange Crate

2005 John Russell & Mary Fellows Queen Mary

2006 Ted & Iren Jenny Orange Crate

2007 Bill & Mary Jo Hutchens Hornet II

2008 Ted & Irene Jenny Orange Crate

2009 Dave & Linda Wright Apache II

2010 Dan Best II B-B II

2011 Bill & Olga Keever Hae Dae III

2012 Tahoe Maritime Museum Miss Tahoe

2013 Ed & Deborah Scott Orange Crate

2014 Jon Warner Timeout

2015 Chuck & Kathy Michel Candy

2016 Kim Stearns H.M.S. Pinafore

2017 John & Kathy Danhaki Mad Men

This trophy is awarded according to balloting from the public attending the Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance. The most votes determine the winner. The Northern California / Lake Tahoe Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society endowed this trophy in 2002. It is believed that the late Glenn Wilson, a strong personality in the Tahoe Yacht Club, originated this trophy in the name of the new, at that time, Lake Tahoe Chapter of the ACBS in 1984, later changing its name to the Northern California / Lake Tahoe Chapter. The winning boat for this award is announced and awarded at the end of the last day of the Concours. The inscription on the trophy piece still reads, The Lake Tahoe Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society.

1985 Dan & Joan Hauserman Woodmere

1986 Alan & Ginny Furth Canadienne

1987 Ginny Furth Oski III

1988 Alan & Ginny Furth Tallac

1989 Carl & Shelby Best Shelizalou

1990 Carl & Shelby Best Shelizalou

1991 Larry & Jamie Ginsburg Worth Its Wait

1992 Jim & Shelly Rauzy Shelly R

1993 Jim & Shelly Rauzy Shelly R

1994 Bob & Paula Boldt Big Sky

1995 Chuck & Lynn Schwager Red Arrow

1996 Bob & Paula Boldt Big Sky

1997 Bob & Paula Boldt Big Sky

1998 Bob & Paula Boldt Big Sky

1999 Jeff & Carolyn Jones Alpha Z

2000 Burton Allen Kebe

2001 Bob & Paula Boldt Big Sky

2002 Joel & Debbie Castro Banshee

2003 Wes & Janet Selvidge Sunken Treasure

2004 Joel & Debbie Castro Banshee

2005 John & Michelle Schei Shazam

2006 Tom & Karine Mendenhall Tomahawk

2007 David & Deborah Clark Billy Bea II

2008 Tom & Dottie Batchelor Pink Hour

2009 Andrew Triano Hornet

2010 Andrew Triano Hornet

2011 Franc Casey Miss Demeanor

2012 Will Stout Rumrunner

2013 Ed & Deborah Scott Saga

2014 Big Sky

2015 Derk Brill Fin & Tonic

2016 Bill & Mary Jo Hutchens Split Second

2017 John Wickland La Dolce Riva

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