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Picture of the Day.... was sent to us by Capt'n Jeff Easley who hails out of North Shore Marina



Hey Bill


These were pics were taken on July 12th at Lake of the Ozarks.

One is a beautiful sunset with Jims OuterLimits powerboat making a nice rooster tail. The other is the same scenario under the “super moon”


Jeff Easley

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Yesteryear's Picture of the Day in 2013 ......   was sent to us by We-Z


Hi River Bill!
We were blessed today (Saturday)

Bre, Diane & We-Z
The "follow me" Chics



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Flood Warning
912 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014
...The flood warning continues for the following points on the Mississippi river...
  Clarksville LD24
  Winfield LD25
.This Flood Warning is a result of heavy rainfall across the basin since June...

907 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014
...The flood warning continues for the Illinois river...
   at Hardin
.This Flood Warning is due to Mississippi river backwater...

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618-786-PORT (7678)

Big Kahuna's 2014 Band Line-Up!

7/25 The Almond Bros. (Graham & Aaron), 7/26 Hookie
8/2 Whiskey River, 8/9 Come Closer, 8/16 Hard Luck, 8/23 The Real Street Band, 8/30 Killer Karizma, 8/31 Poker & Runn
9/6 Hookie, 9/13 Catfish Wille, 9/20 Whiskey River, 9/27 Poker & Runn
10/4 The Real Street Band, 10/11 Outlaw Opry, 10/18 Poker & Runn, 10/25 Hookie
11/1 Tanglefoot, 11/8 Outlaw Opry, 11/15 Thirst'n Howl, 11/22 The Real Street Band


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Navigation Channel Condition Status Report ....17 Jul 2014


    US Army Corps of Engineers

    St. Louis District - Weekly Navigation Channel Condition





Dredge Potter    - standby
Dredge America - standby


Mississippi River

The following zones are in the extreme high water recovery phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annexes:
Zone 28 (Mile 109.9 – Mile 185.4) A safety restriction is in effect for the St. Louis Harbor, Mile 184.0 to Mile 179.0. Southbound tows greater than 600 feet in length, excluding the towboat, SHALL limit their transit to daylight hours and should have a minimum of 250-horsepower for each loaded barge



Continuing until further notice the Melvin Price L/D (main chamber) in the vicinity of Mile 200.8, is closed for repairs. All vessels will be required to use the auxiliary chamber. Mariners may contact the L/D at (618) 462-1713 or via VHF-FM Channel 14, for additional information.


A UTV has been reported sunk in the vicinity of Mile 182.0, approximately 250 yards off the LDB (Illinois side of the river) and approximately 650 yards north of the I-70 Mississippi River Bridge. From a USACE Survey, revealed approximately 21 feet over the top of the UTV with the St. Louis Harbor Gauge at 24.8 feet above zero. Mariners are requested to favor the right descending side of the channel between approximate Miles 185.4 and 180.0 and to transit the area with caution



Missouri River

Daniel Boone Companion Bridge; Cofferdam installation is ongoing on both sides of the navigation channel, minimum horizontal clearance between cofferdams is 400 feet. At times the floating workplant may be temporarily moored in the channel and will move on 30-minute advance notice by contacting the M/V GABRIEL J via VHF-FM Channels 13 or 16.

Click here to go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website for information on the navigation channel condition


Get Ready For Swim Suit Season


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Email: jesshovanec@gmail.com            Phone: 636-634-1709 (text or call)

Asian Carp Update

    2.5 Million Pounds Of Carp Pulled From The Illinois River........


Four years ago, Asian carp were discovered between the electric fish barrier in the Chicago Ship and Sanitary Canal and Lake Michigan.  Illinois went into emergency operations mode, and hired commercial fishermen to reduce the carp population.  To date, the commercial fishermen removed 2.5 million pounds of Asian carp Commercial fisherman Chad Isaak said that catching the carp is a part of the answer to the carp problem, that you have to catch them to get rid of them........


Click here to read this news report from wgntv.com.  With Video.



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RiverBills received the following info from Amanda


We are back to being closed:-(
We will reopen Friday at 5pm unless the ferry opens before then.

  Lost and Found


Found Lost Puppy
Have a lost puppy at Woodland Marina lab mix chocolate in color with white tip on tail on three feet and almost an anchor going down his throat and across his chestand and a tip of white on his tail.

Call 314 605 4034

 Missouri River Steamboat Wrecks

    Wreck Hunter Wrapping Up Search........


For nearly 40 years, Pete King has searched for the graves of riverboats that had sunk along the Missouri River.  Each wreck King discovered, was a stepping stone directing him to his goal of discovering a wreck that can be excavated.  The first 30 wrecks King discovered were not able to be excavated, as they were located on Indian burial grounds, or were partially still in the river channel.  King is looking to excavate the wreck of the Nugget, which was discovered beneath a field, about 300 feet west of the current river channel........


Click here to read this news article from siouxcityjournal.com.



Website   http://www.americanboat.net

Mississippi River At Hannibal, Missouri

     Hannibal's Flood Gates Removed........


At 7:30 Monday morning, crews began removing the five floodgates from the Hannibal Riverfront.  Officials said that the Riverfront area would remain closed for a portion of the day, so crews can clean up the grounds and remove debris........


Click here to read this news tidbit from connectristates.com.

Mississippi River At St. Louis, Missouri

    Body Discovered In River Has Been Identified........


Saturday morning, St. Louis Firefighters were called out to the St. Louis riverfront for reports of a body in the Mississippi River.  The body has been identified as that of 47 year old David Brangenberg of St. Peters.  Brangenberg has been missing since July 5th.  His vehicle, a 2003 Ford F-150 was towed as an abandoned vehicle from the end of Missouri Bottom Road in Bridgeton.  Foul play is not suspected, however, an investigation into Brangenberg's death is underway........


Click here  to read this news article from stltoday.com.



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News Release From BoatUS

Is it Drowning, or Electric Shock Drowning?

What You Need to Know to Help Save a Life

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21, 2014 – While standing at the end of your boat dock, you see a person struggling in the water. Do you recognize that the person is drowning, or is something else going on? And what should you do? Doing the right thing could help save someone else's life, and might keep you from losing yours.

Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) occurs when faulty dock or boat wiring causes electricity (alternating current or “AC” power) to enter fresh water and pass through a swimmer. The swimmer does not need to be touching the bottom, a boat or dock structure, and even minute amounts of electricity can be incapacitating. As more light is shed on this danger, it is likely that some ESD fatalities have been misidentified as drowning, preventing awareness of this summertime boating danger. The risk of ESD is greatest in fresh or brackish waters, so some areas such as estuaries or rivers may only be in the danger zone after heavy rains. In saltwater, electrical current takes the path of least resistance, bypassing swimmers.

Unlike a drowning swimmer, who typically can’t yell out for help because their mouth is mostly underwater, an ESD victim is often confused about what is happening to them, may be able to shout, and will feel numbness, tingling, pain and paralysis. A drowning victim often looks “playful”, moving their arms in a ladder climbing fashion, while an Electric Shock Drowning victim looks “distressed” and may simply roll onto their back – if wearing a life jacket - or roll face down into the water, totally unresponsive.

A typical drowning can take as up to a minute for an adult or just 20 seconds for a child, with the victim’s arms moving in a climbing-a-ladder type motion, taking quick gulps of air, with the mouth below the water much of the time. ESD victims can be instantly paralyzed and not move at all.

So what do you need to do for both cases? Don’t jump in the water – call 911, and follow the “Reach, throw, row, but don’t go” mantra. Only a professional lifeguard has the training to handle a drowning victim. Far too often, news reports showwell intentioned rescuers increase the fatality count. If the problem is ESD – which may not be abundantly clear – going in the water couldkill you.

Whether the person is drowning or suffering from ESD, use an oar, boathook or throw a floatation device, or get into a boat and try to reach the person from there. Do everything you can – tossing a line, throwing life jackets, grabbing a nearby dinghy – but don’t go into the water yourself. Once you have retrieved the person, start CPR if there is no pulse. Automated Electrical Defibrillators are also becoming more common – just make sure the victim’s chest is dry.

For more information, parents, dock owners, boaters, and marina and boat club operators can go to the Boat Owners Association of The United States’ Electric Shock Drowning Resource Center at www.BoatUS.com/seaworthy/ESD



This press release reprinted by permission of Scott Croft of BoatUS.




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Mississippi River At St. Louis, Missouri

    Work On MLK Bridge Has Been Delayed........


On Monday, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the rehab project on the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge has been postponed.  The project involved repair work on the span's road deck.  The intensive nature of the work required will require that the bridge be shut down for several months.  Originally, the work was slated to begin in August, however, a bid for the job came in higher than what IDOT though it would.  As a result, IDOT is revising their estimates and resubmitting the project for bids........


Click here to read this news report from ksdk.com.


It's That Time of the Year Again

     Make Your Boat a RiverBills Header Picture


Make your boat a RiverBills header picture !  Just send us a shot of your boat, keeping in mind that that the picture needs to be proportioned similar to one above of Marty Haugh's 1967 Lyman.  We will crop it, add your name, the boat name and year.


We have a few boats from last year that never got posted....  Look for them soon !


Send your pictures to riverbill@prodigy.net

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River Ferries

Brussels Ferry..............618 - 786-3636

Golden Eagle Ferry ......618 - 396-2535

Winfield Ferry...............618 - 396-2535

Grafton Ferry...............

Lake Of The Ozarks

     Man Rescued From The Lake........


Saturday evening, a man was rescued from the Lake of the Ozarks by an Osage Beach Police Officer, when he nearly drowned.  At around 5:30 pm Saturday, the Osage Beach Police Department received a call reporting 76 year old Roger Farrow missing.  Farrow was last seen walking his dog.  The responding officer began walking the shoreline, and came across Farrow face down in the water, gasping for air.  Farrow was taken to the hospital for treatment........


Click here to read this news story from lakeexpo.com.



Lake Of The Ozarks


While Trolling The Internet........  We reeled in a photoshow from last weekend's Aquapalooza event at the Lake of the Ozarks........


Click here to check out these photos from lakeexpo.com.


Click here..Lewis Boats Inc website


Who's Open.. Who's Closed


Who's Open... Who's Closed........

Big Kahuna.......................  Open

Boathouse Food & Deck....  Open

Cedar Hill Resort................ Open

Duck Club Yacht Club .......  Open

Evandy's Boatel.................  Open all year

Kinder's Restaurant............  Open

Longshot Saloon................  Open

LaRosa Cantina.................. Closed Due to Flooding

Palisades Yacht Club.........  Opening Soon

Sundowners.......................  Open


 Your Eye on the River


The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

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Mississippi River UMR 231.5

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Polestar Boating Center

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History for weather station KMOSTCHA4...Polestar Boating Center, St.Charles, MO.. Click here


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Mike and Rosie's Swing Set Blog

Gone Fishin'

Everyone we talk to around here in Key West that has been here a while says that it's unusually hot this year. The median high for Key West is 90 degrees, and the highs have hit that several times in the last few weeks, but those highs usually don't occur until August.



Our marina doesn't have a pool, but they've roped off an area in a slip near the ship's store to be used as a "swimmin' hole", but in the photo, I'm laying on a raft in our own slip, something we do when we don't take out the boat or the dinghy. I use the hose to jet myself around in the slip. No need to paddle.
We've been taking Swing Set out at least once a week to keep the cobwebs out. On our last outing, we cruised up to Newfound Harbor and dropped the dinghy to mingle with all the other boaters at Picnic Island.

go to    http://swingsetonthehook.blogspot.com/  to continue reading the latest blog


David Berg's Blog



"Great Escape" We are currently "dirt dwellers" but have lived aboard traveling for as long as 7 months at a time.




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Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....

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River Levels & Water Temp for your phone


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Alton to Hannibal........................ http://www.riverbills.com/River-Mis.html

Hardin to Peoria ......................... http://www.riverbills.com/River-Ill.html

Saverton, Louisiana, Clarksville...   http://www.riverbills.com/River-Lou.html


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Mississippi River CAMS



"File Photo" From Lock and Dam 25

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    US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
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Live Image

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What`s Going on At The River This Week

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Saturday, July 19

     US Army Corps of Engineers

     Our Solar System" program to be held at Rend Lake

Benton, Il- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake would like to extend a special invitation to join us Saturday, July 19th, at the Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center, as we view the night sky. This program will be presented by a Rend Lake College science instructor Greg Hollmann. The program will begin at 8:00 p.m. and will end at 10:00 p.m. We will be viewing the solar system as the sun is setting through binoculars and a 10-inch telescope. Everyone is sure to have a great time.

Gather your friends and family and get on down to the Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center on Saturday, July 19th for a tour of the solar system. For more information call the Rend Lake Project Office at 618-724-2493. We hope to see you there.


Reprinted from the US Army Corps of Engineers... Click here

US Army Corps of Engineers

     Carlyle Lake


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is preparing for a fun and safe weekend. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating, bike riding or other outdoor activities, Carlyle Lake offers an abundance of recreation opportunities. While participating in water related recreation activities, always wear your life jacket. Over two-thirds of people who drown never had any intention of being in the water.

Dam West, Coles Creek and Boulder Campgrounds are open with sites available on a first-come-first-serve basis and through reservation by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service at 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov McNair and Dam East Campgrounds are open on a first-come-first-serve basis. Eldon Hazlet State Park is also open and has sites available on a first-come, first-serve basis or online at www.reserveamerica.com

The Carlyle Lake Multi-Use Trail is accessible for hiking, walking and biking offering a 17 mile roundtrip loop extending from the Dam West Day Use Area to Saddle Dam III. Also, the Willow Pond Fitness Trail located south of the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center offers a unique outdoor fitness opportunity for visitors. The fitness trail is a 1/5 mile paved trail that encompasses an old farm pond and is home to many different species of wildlife. The serenity of this area adds to the enjoyment of getting fit.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers educational programs in the campgrounds and at the beaches every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout the recreation season. Presentations are free and open to the public.

Friday, July 18th:
8:00 p.m. West Bay Amphitheater, Dam West Campground –Survival
8:00 p.m. Cattail Cove Amphitheater, Coles Creek Campground – Get Outdoors
8:00 p.m. Brewster Creek Amphitheater, Boulder Campground – Handy Garden

Saturday, July 19th:
2:30 p.m. McNair Beach – Water Safety Games
2:30 p.m. Dam West Beach - Water Safety Games
3:30 p.m. Coles Creek Beach – Water Safety Games
3:30 p.m. Keyesport Beach – Water Safety Game
8:00 p.m. West Bay Amphitheater, Dam West Campground – Handy Garden
8:00 p.m. Cattail Cove Amphitheater, Coles Creek Campground – Survival
8:00 p.m. Brewster Creek Amphitheater, Boulder Campground – Get Outdoor

Sunday, July 20th:
2:30 p.m. McNair Beach – Water Safety Games
2:30 p.m. Dam West Beach – Water Safety Games
3:30 p.m. Coles Creek Beach – Water Safety Games
3:30 p.m. Keyesport Beach – Water Safety Games

The Carlyle Lake Visitor Center is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Visitor Center has exhibits, an informational video on Carlyle Lake, gift shop, and brochures to help plan your stay at Carlyle Lake.

Life jackets are available at the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center through the “Life Jacket Loan Program”. For a $5.00 deposit, a life jacket can be borrowed for the day. When the life jacket is returned in good condition, the deposit will be refunded. Please remember to always wear your life jacket when in, on, or around the water. Life jacket loaner stations are also available at Keyesport, Dam West, McNair, and Coles Creek beaches and boat ramps.

For more information contact the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484 or e-mail at carlylelake@usace.army.mil


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Grafton, IL

    Captain's Courses

   OUPV (6-pak) & TOWING Endorsement
Starts - July 17, 2014
WHERE: St. Patrick’s Church Hall
11 North Evans Street, Grafton IL 62037


2 - 4-day weekends-in-a-row OUPV (6-pak) - $799
Thursday, July 17, 2014 thru Sunday, July 20, 2014 &
Thursday, July 24, 2014 thru Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 8:00 am

4-hr. TOWING Endorsement - $99
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 3:00 pm

First Aid/CPR AED - $60 (Paid to Instructor)
Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm

OUPV (6-pak) & TOWING Endorsement

Starts - July 17, 2014

Mariner Credential Assistance
Let World
Captain Donna Pease
World Wide Marine Training
22532 Highway 55 East, Oriental, NC 28571
Phone: 866-249-2135   Fax: 561-509-6642






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2014 Blessing of the Fleet....










Blessing of the Fleet Update



Blessing of the Fleet is being postponed indefinitely.

Due to the flooding currently going on it has become necessary to postpone the Blessing of the Fleet. Once the level on the Grafton gauge drops below 21 feet we will need at least a week to allow for cleanup of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rivers site, local roads and businesses. Currently Palisades Yacht Club is closed and Longshot Saloon / My River Home is using the rear entrance off of LeClaire Street, the LaRosa Cabana Bar is closed. Current projections show about 22.7 on July 19th, the original date. Check the Blessing website at www.blessingofthefleetstl.com and www.riverbills.com for updates.  Here is a link to the Mississippi River at Grafton gauge for reference.  http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=lsx&gage=grfi2&prob_type=stage

Darryll Weil, President, Blessing of the Fleet Inc.



July 19,2014

   The Longshot Saloon Bi-state Biker Bash




Grafton, IL

    Captain's Courses

   OUPV (6-pak) & TOWING Endorsement
Starts - July 17, 2014
WHERE: St. Patrick’s Church Hall
11 North Evans Street, Grafton IL 62037


2 - 4-day weekends-in-a-row OUPV (6-pak) - $799
Thursday, July 17, 2014 thru Sunday, July 20, 2014 &
Thursday, July 24, 2014 thru Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 8:00 am

4-hr. TOWING Endorsement - $99
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 3:00 pm

First Aid/CPR AED - $60 (Paid to Instructor)
Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm

OUPV (6-pak) & TOWING Endorsement

Starts - July 17, 2014

Mariner Credential Assistance
Let World
Captain Donna Pease
World Wide Marine Training
22532 Highway 55 East, Oriental, NC 28571
Phone: 866-249-2135   Fax: 561-509-6642


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Grafton Harbor Winery

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Docks, Rack Storage

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Repairs all makes & models




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Woodland Marina

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Docks-Dry Storage-Ramp-Repairs-Gas 24/7 Transients welcome

Ramp Passes & Storage


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No Wake Inn

Rooms Available Year Round

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Editorials featuring Inland River & Lakes, Marina & the overall freshwater boating lifestyle

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Golden Eagle Ferry

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On Board Phone

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Call Kirk Blomgren for all your Private Aircraft Needs

Meisinger Aviation

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Aircraft Sales





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Call office at 636-250-7500 for information on dockage, rack storage, winter storage, winterizing and service or repairs.


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You are invited to view photographs from my "Riverbills - 2014 St. Louis Boat Show" gallery.

Crystal Photography


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2013 Boat Show Albums




You are invited to view photographs from my "Riverbills - 2013 St. Louis Boat Show" gallery.

If you would like to order prints,crop to your discretion then click the BUY button while looking at the photo you like to purchase.

Crystal Photography




RiverBills Photo Gallery.....

2013 St. Louis Boat and Sportshow
Photos by Mary Tiemann




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   Watch for more pictures soon........


Boat Show Pictures from

Thursday Night !

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STL Boat & Sports Show Pics


There are 44 new Boat Show pictures on RiverBills Facebook page !

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 Boat Show Picture Video !

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Hi Bill,

Added some more pictures from the Boat Show and video of the RiverBills Night to the www.riverwebcams.com website.

We will be getting more over the weekend.
Darryll Weil


CaptainWeil Computer Services LLC, Telephone 314.303.2819


Click here to go to Crystal Photography's Boat Show Pictures !

Setting up for the

St. Louis Boat and Sport Show

is on YouTube


click on pic to view Video on YouTube


The Video of the Day... was sent to us by Captain Darryll Weil who hails out of the Yacht Club of St. Louis in the boat............  "After You."



Starting to fine tune the video project to make it easier to edit. Combined Monday and Tuesday and added titles before and after the time lapse. It is on my YouTube channel at: http://youtu.be/79hmj5cxDEI

Right at a minute in length right now and a little better quality. Also put it on the www.riverwebcams.com


Live pictures will go up on riverwebcams Thursday morning.

Enjoy, Darryll


CaptainWeil Computer Services LLC, Telephone 314.303.2819

Slideshow from Eagle Watch Party


A collection of Pictures  from Sunday's Eagle Watch Party at Palisades Yacht Club... by Capt'n Daryyll Weil who hails out of The Yacht Club of St. Louis in the boat..... After You.



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