Category Archives: Batteau

Goolsby’s Rapid – 2016 JRBF – Top 50 photos.

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2017 JRBF Brochure available for download

  The 2017 JRBF brochure is available here for free download if you would like to print out your own copy(s). Thank you to Nancy Marion for preparing the brochure once again.  Click here to download the 2017 JRBF Brochure. … Continue reading

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Batteau “Stuff” for sale – From Ed Barbour, Captain, The batteau “Edward Scott”.

Long time batteau captain, Mr. Ed Barbour has his batteau stuff for sale. Some JRBF members received a copy of this email already, so we aren’t sure what items are still available. Ed used to go down the river with … Continue reading

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Water Level Data at Cartersville – Sunday, June 26, 2016

Wow, Look at the actual data on the above chart. See how the level changed from Friday to Saturday and then Sunday. This graph shows that the predictions from up-river of a big flush of water on the way were … Continue reading

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JRBF-2016-Cartersville – FESTIVAL ENDS EARLY FOR MOST OF THE BATTEAU GROUPS DUE TO HIGH WATER ON THE WAY!

The 31st annual James River Batteau Festival came to an end for most of the batteau groups at Cartersville. Some groups decided to continue on to Maiden’s. The big rains in the mountains is causing the river to rise and … Continue reading

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River Levels Projected to Rise at Cartersville by Saturday

Please review the following National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service from the National Weather Service website for the James River, saved at 1:10 Pm on Friday. The river is expected to rise greatly by Saturday in Cartersville. That might … Continue reading

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