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Batteau Festival Map
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2013 James River Batteau Festival Dates:
Friday June 14:
Boats parked at Amherst Boat Landing.
Sunday June 16:
Depart Galt's Mill.
Arrive at Bent Creek.
Monday June 17:
Depart Bent Creek.
Arrive at Wingina.
Tuesday June 18:
Arrive at Howardsville.
Wednesday June 19:
Thursday June 20:
Arrive at Slate River.
Friday June 21:
Depart Slate River.
Arrive at Cartersville.
Saturday June 22:
Arrive at Maiden's Landing approx. 4 pm
Monthly Archives: May 2012
General Information about 2012 James River Batteau Festival We hope for good weather, good water, and great participation for the upcoming 27th Annual James River Batteau Festival June 16-23rd. The following information is by no means everything but hopefully will … Continue reading
Ned Nelson sent the following letter and photos tonight. Congratulations to Ned and his associates for finishing the new batteau named “Fine Creek Mill”. ____________________________________________________________ The batteau “Fine Creek Mill” is complete. We put it in the water today at … Continue reading
From Randy Waycaster, Capt. of the batteau “Slate River”. The boat has been in the pond for almost a month and a half, but we pulled it out last week to complete the cap-boards and front/rear decks. Sweep brackets and … Continue reading
Please help support the Lady’s Slipper Batteau and come out and help flip the boat this Saturday. The Grayhaven Winery is just west of Richmond in Goochland County. The batteau “Lady’s Slipper” will be flipped over at 10am this Saturday, … Continue reading
A note from Randy Waycaster regarding the new batteau “Slate River”: Figured we’d give you a photo update on our boat, made a good bit of progress. We took a little different approach by cutting the flats on the ribs … Continue reading
Editors Preface: As many of you may know, Michael High, son of Buddy High, Former JRBF Chairman and former VC&NS Chairman has been with the James River Batteau Festival for many years starting when he was in the Boy Scouts … Continue reading
To all : I would like to take a brief moment to thank everyone who participated in helping make my boat flipping a success. I WISH I COULD HAVE BEEN THERE. To have such a turnout deminstrates how close our … Continue reading