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2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby Ken Miller » Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:58 am

From the January/February 2014 issue of Classic Yacht Magazine:

The Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation President is quoted as saying,
"We want to thank Sierra Boat Company for the close working relationship and amazing venue over the past 20 years that helped solidify the spirit of the Concours. Unfortunately, there were several conditions that were added by Sierra Boat Company, under the license agreement, that jeopardized the boat owners, judges, sponsors, event personnel and volunteers, as well as the charitable status of the show."

Does anyone know what happened, or if there is an alternate venue yet?
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Re: 2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby Don Vogt » Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:20 pm

they couldn't reach agreement on terms, and so the foundation is looking for another site. The website for the concours will contain any news of a new site, if they secure one.
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Re: 2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby charlesquimby » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:29 pm

Can I venture a guess? Lawyers got involved... CQ :mrgreen:
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Re: 2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby Don Vogt » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:39 pm

this has been a dance for some years now. Revenues and risk allocations are always the main game.
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Re: 2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby Chad Durren » Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:09 pm

The good news... The Antique Wooden Boat Show & Art Festival in Hessel is the same weekend.
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Re: 2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby martinfeletto » Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:17 pm

The 2014 show will be August 8th & 9th at Obexer's Marina on the west Shore of Lake Tahoe.

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Re: 2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby Don Vogt » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:50 pm

this is good news.
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Re: 2014 Tahoe Concours d'Elegance

Postby Brian Robinson » Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:56 pm

If you own a barrelback, or just enjoy them - Obexer's is the place to be (hopefully with your boat) August 8-9 2014. As one of the organizers of the show I can tell you it will be the largest collection of barrelbacks in one place since they rolled off the production line. There will be barrel's there from all over North America.
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