About

Come sail on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore! This program allows for a wide range of abilities to harness the power of the wind on beautiful Lake Tahoe. All skill levels are welcome - from a first time experience to learning how to sail independently. Lessons will consist of learning basic water safety, boating skills, tacking, jibing, rigging and much more!

All participants will need to pass a water safety test before each session.

This program is made possible thanks to our partner Tahoe City Public Utility District.

Schedule & Rates

This program was canceled for the 2020 summer due to the continued concern for the health and safety of our community amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Mark your calendar for November 2nd when reservations for our snowsports program will open!

If cost is a barrier to your ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship here.

Participant Forms

Please complete and return the following forms prior to participating in an activity with us. 

  1. Participant Information Form
  2. Liability Releases (be sure to fill out releases 1, 2 and 3)

Completed forms can be sent by email, fax or mail.

Email to: [email protected]
Fax to: (530) 999-2245
Mail to: Achieve Tahoe, P.O. Box 8339, Truckee, CA 96162

Essential Eligibility Criteria for Participation

For the health and safety of our community, in order to participate in the Achieve Tahoe Sailing Program, a participant must meet the criteria listed below.

  • If the participant has had a traumatic injury, or surgery/medical treatments that affected your activities of daily living in the past 12 months, they can only participate with a doctor’s release.
  • If help is needed with bladder or bowel routine, feeding tube, or administering prescription medications care provider or family member will be present to assist.
  • Participant can be independent of supplemental oxygen for a sustained period of time at high elevations.
  • Participant is able to turn face-up from a face-down floating position in the water, while wearing a life vest.
  • For participants with Down Syndrome, the participant must have been examined by a physician for Neurologic Symptoms of Atlantoaxial Instability, found the symptoms to be absent, and has been cleared to participate in high risk sports.

Location for Sailing

The Sailing program typically launches out of Obexer's Boat Company in Homewood, CA.

Thank you to the Tahoe City Public Utility District for making this program possible!

This program was canceled for the 2020 summer due to the continued concern for the health and safety of our community amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mark your calendar for November 2nd when reservations for our snowsports program will open!

If you have any questions about this program or the reservations process, please call us for assistance at (530) 581-4161 x6.

If cost is a barrier to your ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship here.