Tahoe Yacht Club's sailing program is filled with activities for all classes, from novices to "old salts."

And for those who are "between boats," there are always plenty of crewing opportunities. Regattas are conducted under the US Sailing Association's Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). The spirit of competition may be serious, but camaraderie and corinthian spirit prevail over all events held on the "Lake in the Sky."

PHRF Information can be found under the Community section of this website.


  • Beer Can Regatta Series
    • This popular Wednesday evening keelboat series runs for 14 weeks from the week after Memorial Day until late August, with spring, summer and overall series trophies awarded at the "Beer Can Ball" finale for skippers, crew and mates.

      The competition, as always, is both friendly and challenging with the Club's Race Committee committed to giving both spinnaker and cruising classes a race, regardless of size, speed or skill. If you'd like to join a crew, but don't have a boat, please contact TYC at 530-581-4700 and we can put your name on our bulletin board.

      Click HERE for NOR and registration Click HERE for Race Results Click HERE for Race Video

  • Laser Regatta Series
    • This growing class sets sail on Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m., off Lake Forest near the U.S. Coast Guard Station Tahoe. The Spring Series runs from Memorial Day for seven Mondays until mid-July; Summer Series goes another seven Mondays until late August. There are a total of 14 weeks of racing in both a spring and summer series with some Olympic competitors in the fleet. This is a great opportunity for the young at heart or strong of body to enjoy an organized regatta format with lots of fun, both on and off the water.

      Click HERE for NOR and registration Click HERE for Race Results
  • Annual Trans Tahoe Regatta

    • 2020 Trans Tahoe Regatta
      Tahoe Yacht Club

      June 20 & 21, 2020
      Sign Up Here Race Video Race Results

      Look for updates on off the water fun as we approach the event.

      A classic competition since 1963, this event has hosted skippers and their yachts from as far as San Diego and Seattle, Washington, who come to test their skills on up to a 25 mile course played out on Lake Tahoe's excellent sailing conditions and spectacular high-mountain views!

      The Tahoe Yacht Club will be hosting the Regatta with great parties Friday night at River Grill (3 free tickets per boat) and Saturday night at the Tahoe Yacht Club for the awards ceremony:

      Registration: We will be using Regatta Network for registration and payment look for the Regatta NOR and SI to be up soon. You can use the link to on our website to go directly to the event

      Launching: The Tahoe City Marina is providing haul in / out and mooring packages to make it an easy one stop shop to launch your boat. To arrange a package please contact Andrew Casci at the Tahoe Yacht Club or 530-581-4700. There is also a very nice boat ramp next to the Coast Guard station in Lake Forest, you can find out more information at the TCPUD website.

      Invasive Species Inspection: You will have to have your boat inspected in order to enter Lake Tahoe. You can find out more about this process by going to there is an inspection at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort which is about 10 minutes from the Tahoe Yacht Club.

      Trailers: We are actively seeking parking venues for the trailer because the Tahoe City Marina is a pretty busy place in the summertime. We will secure parking and let you know where soon.

  • Santa Cruz 27 National Championship
    • Interested in the Santa Cruz 27 National Championship?

       It will take place Friday, June 21st to Sunday, June 23rd. 

       The Tahoe Yacht Club invites you to play at and race on the glorious clean crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe. The afternoon sailing venue is spectacular with the melting snow-capped peaks as a backdrop. Three days of competitive racing with multiple parties will make this an event to remember on and off the water. Camping, Glamping, Hoteling, or Resorting, we have a lot of reasonable area lodging options. We are excited to host your 2019 National Championship and look forward to seeing you in June 2019. 

      Click HERE for registration

      Click HERE for Results!
  • Gar Woods Regatta
  • Laser Fleet Championships
    • Its that time again to plan and definitely put on your calendar the NOT TO BE MISSED 2020 Tahoe Laser Fleet Championships. Bring your family for this fun event. Biking, hiking, water skiing, SUP's, kayaking etc.... all right from the campsite. Open to All Laser Standard, Laser Radial and Laser Pico boats.


      Location - Stampede Reservoir - 25 minutes from Truckee. The typical wind is 10-16 knots with puffs on flat water.

      Event Schedule:
      Friday Sept 6 - Fun Sail in afternoon 4PM'sh with with BYOF BBQ. Bonfire.

      Friday/Sat Camping - Immigrant Group Campsite #1. $15 per person for one or two nights for the first 15 registrants. The price then goes up to $20. 

      Saturday Sept 7 - First Start 1PM. Sleep in, hang out till the wind comes up like clockwork (usually).

      Saturday Night BBQ - BYOF and beverage, plus we provide the hosted regatta cocktail of the year and we bring our giant gas BBQ for your favorite grilling food items. Bonfire!

      Sunday Sept 8 - First Start 1PM (hopefully the wind is up by then). Awards to immediately follow.

  • Crew List

      Blasé Dillingham 310-924-4841 blasé@chroniclex.com
      Alex Aparicio 
      301-503-668 alex.truckee@gmail.com 
      Joan Spelletich  775-846-6054 livingforward2012@gmail.com 
      Sandra Lackovic 631-398-6393 ssparticle@gmail.com 
      Russ Dodd 775-323-9108

      Hamish Gowans 510-393-3072  hamishgowans@gmail.com 
      Rosalie Morgan 775-250-2217 rosaliebingham@yahoo.com 
      Jim Coover 480-399-8123 jim.coover@isagenixcorp.com 
      Tim Warren
      530-389-3282 timwarren82@gmail.com 
      Tom Brauer 904-403-3446 tbrauer@outlook.com 
      Jenny Benton  415-279-0653 jennybenton@gmail.com  I race on a j105 mostly and do bow, mast, pit, jib/kite trim in Sf bay.
      Ryan Flagg  831-869-9925 raflagg@me.com 
      Certified US Sailing Basic Keelboat & Basic Cruising
      Paul Hoppe 781 710 6366 paulhoppe1@gmail.com 
      Lots of experience on large boats 
      Kayley Burger 408 402-2432 kjburger7@gmail.com 
      Crusing experience
      Maggie Kloot  616-638-4727 margbarg2323@gmail.com 
      7 - 10 years of racing experience
       Jessica Asher
      781-608-7332 jessicaeasher@gmail.com  Junior and College experience, racing experience.
       Fred Siegel
       Noah Barrengos
       noahbarrengos@gmail.com  College sailor, int. match racing, J105 and PHRF B fleets in the bay.
       Danielle Reno
       ddreno@gmail.com  Would like to sail in the Trans Tahoe
       George Hamilton
      314-435-2251   George.hamilton18@gmail.com  USNA Varsity Offshore Racing Team for 3 years
       Gary Hack
         CaliforniaKiwi49@frontier.com  Won the Trans Tahoe in 1988, former TYC Member
       Derek Oldet
       801-450-0051  droldert@gmail.com  Longest crossing NZ to Tahiti - Physically fit
       Kent Van Horn
       630-606-1701  kentvh@gmail.com  Beer Can and offshore racing as pit and trimmer
       Madeline Wu
       415-776-5656  mwsurf@gmail.com  Racing Experience small and big boats in the Bay


      Bartz Schnider


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  • Tahoe City, CA 96145
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  • Fax: 530-581-4771
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