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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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Batteaux launch from Percival’s Island to begin the 2017 James River Batteau Festival!

The Batteaux slowly made their way to Percival’s Island from Rucker’s Landing. Crowds formed along the bank of the island. The day was cloudy and the water a brown cast from recent rains.  Jeff Taylor was on the bank to announce the start of the festival once again. Many old friends reunited and last minute…

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2017 James River Batteau Festival – Friday night – Getting ready to go at Rucker Landing!

The 2017 James River Batteau Festival is almost here! Most of the batteaux are in the water and on Friday afternoon several more arrived and were launched from Rucker Landing at Rivers Edge Park in Amherst County, VA. Many long time batteau friends were gathering by the river with handshakes and hugs! Gail Timberlake and…

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Tireless James & Fall Meeting for JRBF held at Howardsville – Sept. 12, 2014

The 2014 “Tireless James” event was held between the Wildlife Management Area down-river from Wingina, to Howardsville. Several Batteaux participated in this event which was sponsored by the James River Association. There were a lot of tires removed from the river that day! Good job everyone!!! Later in the evening the annual meeting of the…

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James River Cleanup from James River State Park Boat Ramp to Wingina to be on Sat. August 17th!

Calling All River People to help cleanup the James River on August 17 2013, and high water make up date Sept 07 2013. In conjunction with the James River Association (JRA – Upper James River Keeper, Mr. Pat Calvert), there will be an James river cleanup from the boat ramp at the James River State park to…