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Batteaux have great launch from Percival’s Island today, June 15th, 2019.

The weather was great for the start of the 2019 James River Batteau Festival. It was nice and clear and sunny, the river water was a good color, not muddy and conditions were just right! The batteaux slowly drifted down to Percival’s Island to wait for the official launch as they were announced by Jeff…

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Batteau “Fine Creek Mill” – Floating and Ready to go!

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 my friends, the Shortridge’s. It took on about 3″ of water and to our surprise…