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June 21, 2012
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Concours dand#8217;Elegance deadline now June 30

CARNELIAN BAY, Calif. — The boat registration deadline for the 2012 Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance Wooden Boat Show has been extended to June 30.

For an online application, log onto Users can register electronically or download a printable application.

The 40th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance Wooden Boat Show, featuring the Riva Aquarama as the Marque Class, will be held Aug. 10 -11, at the Sierra Boat Company docks in Carnelian Bay. For a full list of additional Wooden Boat Show activities and special events surrounding the main show, visit the web site at www." target="_blank">class="NormalParagraphStyle">

The Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance Wooden Boat Show, founded by members of the Tahoe Yacht Club in 1972 and hosted by the Club’s Foundation since 1994, is regarded nationally as the premier event for maritime enthusiasts. Riva Aquarama will have its 50th anniversary as the 2012 featured Marque Class. The classically beautiful and aristocratic Riva Aquarama was sought after during the height of the Cinarama movie era as a symbol of elegance, wealth and fame.

Designed by Carlo Riva in 1962, the Riva Aquarama became the flagship and most famous design of all Riva models. At this year’s show, the Foundation anticipates one of the largest gatherings of this unique design, which in total produced 769 Aquarama’s during its production period ending in 1996. The Lake Tahoe Concours d’ Elegance showcases anywhere from 75 to 110 antique boats each year and draws more than 5,000 participants and visitors. The goal of the Foundation is to maintain the heritage of wooden boating while providing an entertaining and learning experience for all to enjoy. Along with the main show, the Foundation hosts a number of social gatherings including Opening Night Gala, Awards Barbecue, Ladies Luncheon and Men’s Grill.

For information on the 2012 Lake Tahoe Concours d’ Elegance Wooden Boat Show, contact Liquid Blue Events at 775-851-4444 or visit the website at

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jun 21, 2012 02:35PM Published Jun 21, 2012 02:33PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.