Useful Boating Tips - Lake Tahoe Boating

Useful Boating Tips

Lake Tahoe offers boating in a spectacularly beautiful setting, however, knowing a few things before you venture out will help make your voyage safer and more enjoyable. The following tips and links will give you that information.

  • Lake Tahoe weather can change quickly, and afternoon thunderstorms are not uncommon, check the weather before heading out.
  • Tahoe Boat Checklist of useful and required items to have on board.
  • View the latest California boating regulations.
  • Check out the Tahoe Boat Inspections CLEAN-DRAIN-DRY video in advance of putting your boat in Lake Tahoe.
  • Download and print a copy of an official California or Nevada accident report, a useful item to keep on board to make sure you record all the necessary info should an accident occur.

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  • Take a boating safety course, not only make you safer boater, but may save you money on your boat insurance premium. Offered through United States Power Squadrons and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
  • Thinking about buying a boat? The California Dept. of Waterways has a great checklist.
  • There are lots of new regulations in regard to what kinds of boats and motors are allowed on Lake Tahoe.
  • Check running lights if you may be out after dark.
  • Check fire extinguisher, flashlight, bilge pump, blower for proper operation.
  • Make sure you have enough life jackets for everyone on board.

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Cascades at Squaw Creek Offers Gourmet Breakfast And Dinner Buffets

Address: 400 Squaw Creek Road Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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Visit Mountain Pizzeria at Squaw Creek for Delicious Italian Cuisine
Address: 400 Squaw Creek Rd Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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Six Peaks Grille at Squaw Creek Is A Lake Tahoe Favorite for Fine Dining

Address: 400 Squaw Creek Rd Olympic Valley, CA 96146