Buy Local Shop Profile: Watermans Landing, Lake Tahoe, CA

Watermans Landing

Watermans Landing is there to get you going, with full service board rentals and coffee and deli items; right on the Lake Tahoe’s beautiful water!


5166 Northlake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140

What board companies do you carry?

Bark, Surftech, NSP, SIC, 404

What paddles do you carry?

Quickblade, Hippo Stick

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Do you have Paddleboard Rentals?


Do you offer lessons?


What other services do you provide?

Paddle Experiences, Paddle coaching and training, race team, paddle fitness program (SUP yoga).  We are a full coffee shop and deli offering Breakfast and lunch all day, beer and wine and organic coffee.

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On a scale of 1 to 10, How healthy is the sport?


On a scale of 1-10, How likely will the sport continue to grow in this next year?


Where will we see the growth if any?

Growth will come at a more gradual pace

Any advice for manufacturers?

We need more women’s specific products.

What kind of paddling settings and conditions are near your shop?

We are  Lake Tahoe paddling headquarters and are located 25 feet from the lake. We have amazing early morning flat water paddling with snowy mountain peaks. We have a multiple downwind runs for beginner and advance paddlers.  River paddling is only five miles from the shop.

What is it about paddling that gets you going in the morning? That gets you excited?

The love of paddling (in general.) Early morning paddling is best when I have the impression that I have the lake to myself

What local events do you have and what are their dates and locations?

The Tahoe Cup Paddle Racing Series “Watermans Paddle Jam” (July 9th, 2015),Tahoe Nalu Tahoe Waterman sprint Challenge (August 12-14, 2016), Tahoe Waterman Enduro Challenge (July 23, 2016).

Best piece of SUP advice you give to paddlers?

Enjoy the moment and take the time learn the skills of paddling

What are your must-have accessories for every paddler?

Board, paddle, leash, PFD and water.