Boat Flipping at Byrne Nelson’s House – May 6th, 2018

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[ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="139" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_pro_horizontal_filmstrip" image_crop="0" image_pan="1" show_playback_controls="1" show_captions="0" caption_class="caption_overlay_bottom" caption_height="70" aspect_ratio="1.5" width="100" width_unit="%" transition="fade" transition_speed="1" slideshow_speed="5" border_size="0" border_color="#ffffff" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="100" thumbnail_height="75" thumbnail_crop="1" ngg_triggers_display="always" is_ecommerce_enabled="0" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] The Boat Flipping at Byrne Nelson's home was fun. Some Batteau Festival people drove down country roads from Scottsville following as a group to get there after the JRBF Meeting. There were two boats there. The first was the batteau Queen Anne, being run by Brian Coffield and crew. The second boat is the Rosalee, run by Byrne and Roger Nelson and crew. People gathered along the sides of the boats and lifted and moved around etc to flip the boats. This was not the first time for many of the old timers in attendance.  The shade under the huge White Oak…
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Batteau “Rockfish Runner” flipping event a little rocky

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[nggallery id=9] The boat flipping for the Rockfish Runner on Saturday, June 2, 2012 didn't go exactly as planned but with the help of several batteau engineers such as Ralph Smith, the job eventually got done. The batteau was on the trailer and the idea was to scoot the boat off onto bales of hay and then have a bunch of people turn it over. When I arrived after going all the way up to the entrance to Wintergreen, past where Brian Robert's parents live, (I was thinking the event was at their house), I turned around and went back down to the store at the end of the road.  Luckily Linda Roberts was there picking up the food so I followed her the short distance to the road where…
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Lady’s Slipper Boat Flipping Saturday May 12th 10am.

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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, May 12th, 2012. View Larger Map The boat is located at Grayhaven Winery in Goochland County. The ladies could use all the help they can get. Grayhaven Winery, LLC 4675 East Grey Fox Circle Gum Spring, VA 23065 (804) 556-3917
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Ned Nelson Batteau Boat Flipping – Thank you note from Ned:

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[nggallery id=1] 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 batteau family really is. The pictures of the event speak for themselves. Byrne and myself were honored all of you were there and sincerly thank all the members and friends who made the event a safe and successsful. I will see you at your boat flipping day! Ned Nelson Byrne Nelson
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