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Easter Egg Hunt at Boathouse

 

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The Picture of the Day...... was sent to us by Jessica Mckay who hails out of the Yacht Club of St. Louis

RiverBill:


Hi! We just got home from the adult Easter Egg hunt at the Boathouse. We had a great time, but didn't snatch the golden egg. I thought I'd share the eggs I decorated..... .they aren't your normal dyes eggs! Arrrgghhh and Happy Easter!

Jessica and Bobby
Yacht Club of Saint Louis

 

Picture of the Day

Sunday

 

Blessing of the Fleet Committee

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The Picture of the Day...... was taken yesterday afternoon at the Yacht Club of St. Louis. 

 

The Blessing of the Fleet Committee met Saturday at Sundowners to make a boatload plans for the 2014 Blessing of the Fleet !

 

The 57th Blessing of the Fleet

This Year's Theme...

Noah's Ark

Parade is Saturday... July 19th, 2014

 Portage Des Sioux

http://www.blessingofthefleetstl.com/

 

Judges

   Greg Colletta ...... Commodore Con Trios Yacht Club

   Barbara Rhodes... US Coast Guard Auxiliary

   Bill Kelley...........  RiverBills.com

 

Did you Know...

The St. Louis  Blessing of the Fleet at Portage Des Sioux was started by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary

 

Lead Boats

Upper Pool, The Scoundrel....  Dutch Hauhe

Lower Pool,  Audy B II ............ John Bloch, Bloch Marina

 

Blessing of the Fleet Benefit at Alton Marina 

    Saturday .. June 14th, 2014 at the pool

    Alton Marina is offering a 2 for 1 docking special for that weekend..

         Alton Marina website... http://www.altonmarina.com/ 

    Music by the D Dock DJs

    The RiverBills Girls will be there !


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Picture of the Day

Saturday

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The Picture of the Day...... was sent to us by Claudia Burris

Hi River Bill,
Had to get up kinda early to catch this shot from Hoppies Marina this morning. Have great day and see you on the river!

Claudia Burris
Hoppies Marina

 

March Hours-   Open 11am Thursday- Sunday

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 Yesteryear's Picture of the day

 

Golden Sunset

 

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The Picture of the Day in 2009........ was a golden river sunset

 

 


 

Bill,

My grandmother took this shot in May of 1957 at a garden party in Alton. To the right you can see Brick House Slough, to the left is the old house just up river from Harbor Point Marina.


Tim Crawford,

The boat MYSTIC

http://www.xtremelytropical.com/

 

50 foot covered dock for sale with patio.
     HARBOR POINT YACHT CLUB


  Slip 105 Close to pool and clubhouse.

  $22,500 OBO

  Contact Roger
  618 977 8098

 

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Longshot Saloon at My River Home

Season Opener.. April 24th

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Cruises start The first weekend in April. We cruise every Friday Saturday and Sunday at 3 o'clock. We also cruise 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month for a sunset cruise.

Grafton Harbor Happenings

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Mississippi River At St. Paul, Minnesota

    First Tow Vessel Reaches St. Paul, Minnesota........

 

On Wednesday, the Angela K, and her tow of 12 barges, passed through Lock and Dam No.2 at Hastings, and headed on to St. Paul to deliver cottonseed and fertilizer.  This marks the unofficial start to the Upper Mississippi River shipping season.  The start to this year's shipping season is the latest since 1970, not including 2001, which was delayed by flooding.  The average start to the Upper Mississippi River shipping season is March 22........

 

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

Updated Sunday at 5:00AM

Mississippi River History

    Steamboats Evolved With St. Louis........

 

In August of 1817, the first steam-powered vessel, the Zebulon Pike, arrived in St. Louis at the foot of Market Street.  The Pike made the trip from Louisville, Kentucky in 30 days.  At that time, St. Louis was a hard three-month long paddle up the Mississippi from New Orleans.  On March 1, 1819, the Washington arrived in St. Louis, after a month long trip from New Orleans.  The ensuing increase in river-born traffic led to a population boom in St. Louis,  In 1830, the city had 5,825 residents.  By 1850, the population reached 77,680........

 

Click here to read this news story from stltoday.com.  With Photos.

Updated Sunday at 5:00AM

Mississippi And Illinois River Cruising

    Themed Cruises Available On Riverboats........

 

The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau has teamed up with Grafton River Adventures and the Spirit of Peoria to offer cruises along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers this year.  The Spirit of Peoria is among the few real paddlewheel-driven boats in the nation, and offers cruises along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers between St. Louis and Peoria.  Grafton River Adventures runs the Hakuna Matata, which is a 49 passenger tour vessel.  The Hakuna Matata will offer themed cruises, including wine tasting, bird watching and sweets on the Mississippi........

 

Click here to read more from theintelligencer.com

Water Patrol Division of Missouri Highway Patrol

 

 No new incidents to report


        Click here to go to the Missouri State Highway Patrol website        

River Gear For Sale............

 

 

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Delivered right to you mailbox in a few short days

 

Open Year Round

 Thurs thru Sun at 2pm during the Winter & Early Spring

 

Best View of the Bluffs on the River !

Thursday: $2 Wells       Friday: $1.00 Cans
Saturday: $10.00 Domestic Buckets         Sunday/Funday: 2.00 Imports

Just a couple of covered docks left at pyc for the upcoming boating season. Great boating family, bar & grill, pool and the best view on the Mississippi River!

 

April 20th Closed Easter Sunday
 

Phone...636 899-1093       For boat slips 314 706-2313

Free WIFI

Click here for map from MapQuest             Click here  for website

 

Navigation Channel Condition Status Report ....09 April 2014

 

US Army Corps of Engineers

    St. Louis District - Weekly Navigation Channel Condition

   

 

 

 

Dredge Potter    - standby
Dredge America - standby

 

Mississippi River

MILE 200.8 - L/D CLOSURE
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.

 

MILE 180.0 - BRIDGE MAINTENANCE

Eads Bridge; The containment system in the center span 300-foot navigational opening between the red triangles has been raised to within 6-10 inches of low steel. The containment system located in the Illinois and Missouri spans remain suspended 3 feet below low steel. Work barges are spudded down on the backsides of the main navigation channel piers. Barges will be properly lit at night.

 

MILE 179.0 - BRIDGE MODIFICATION
Douglas MacArthur Bridge; Upper deck is being mechanically removed and the work will not impact navigation. Removal will be performed Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., until September 30, 2014. For additional information, mariners may contact the work crew by phone at (314) 973-2326.

 

Illinois River

MILE 80.2 - L/D CLOSURE

Commencing 6:00 a.m., May 13, 2014 and continuing until 6:00 p.m., May 14, 2014, the LaGrange L/D in the vicinity of Mile 80.2, will be closed for maintenance. Mariners are requested NOT to tie up along the giuidewalls, during this closure.

 

Missouri River

MILE 44.0 - BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

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

 

Click here..Lewis Boats Inc website

Mississippi River At Davenport, Iowa

    Problems May Be Caused By Rising River........

 

The Mississippi River is expected to crest at a lower level than initially anticipated, however, portions of Davenport could still see some flooding.  As of Friday, the river was at 13.43 feet, and by Tuesday, it is expected to crest at 14.8 feet.  Flood stage at Lock and Dam No.15 is 15 feet.  The Davenport Public Works Department activated their flood plans earlier this week.  They set the flood defenses to 17 feet........

 

Click here to read this news report from qctimes.com

APRIL 19th..... Registration

JUNE 14th.... Race For The Cure

Hello Bill.

Karen goes to the "KOMEN" breast cancer walk every year since her bout with breast cancer 4 years ago. This year she is doing something a little extra and has the "Boathouse" sponsoring her. Karen will be at the Boathouse trying to sign up additional walkers to join her group, and trying to get donations for the cause.

Karen is having shirts made up and will have shirts available for those who donate or sign up with a minimum specific donation. Karen will have all the information at the registration event.

Mike & Karen Halley

Discovery Expedition of St. Charles

    Need Docks for Heritage Days at Frontier Park in St Charles, May 17-18

 

 

A Little Help from Our Friends???
 

The Discovery Expedition of St. Charles was prominent in the bicentennial reenactment of the Lewis and Clark Expedition about 10 years ago. It continues to provide education through reenactments and thru the museum and boat house near Frontier Park. The organization is looking to put the keelboat as well as both pirogues in the water for the Heritage Days at Frontier Park in St Charles, May 17-18. We’re seeking some temporary docks that can be put in the water at Frontier Park for that weekend so that the boats can be tied up there.

 

If any Riverbills’ readers have docks that can be put in place on the Missouri River waterfront that weekend, please contact Gary Ulrich at 314-537-2082 or by emailing him at GRU1039@aol.com.

Your help is much appreciated in this important part of our community educational efforts.
 

 

 

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Click here for Sundowners website

Missouri Waterways

    Presentation Teaches About State's Streams........

 

On Tuesday, April 29, the Missouri Department of Conservation will be presenting a free educational program intended to teach attendees about Missouri's streams, their fish and wildlife and how people affect them.  The presentation, titled Understanding Missouri Streams, will feature discussions of stream dynamics, the wide variety of aquatic life found in Missouri waterways, and the MDC's conservation efforts........

 

Click here to read more from the Missouri Department of Conservation website.

SLIP SPECIALS!  

Call Pete for some sweet deals 636-250-3008

Discount on rest of 2014 with contract for 2015.

Click here to go to.... Polstar Boating Center Facebook Page

Click here to go to.... Polstar Boating Center website

Kinder's Restaurant

   

We are only open on the weekends right now.

Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 11am-9pm, and Sunday 11am-7pm.

 

If the weather is nice on Fridays we will open at 11, but since they are calling for rain this weekend we may not.

 

We will also be closed Sunday for Easter.

 

Amanda

 

April 24th, 2014

    Longshot Saloon Opens for the Season

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - LONGSHOT REOPENS FOR THE SEASON THURSDAY, APRIL 24TH AT 11AM FOR LUNCH AND $.99 TACOS FOR DINNER!

 

Reprinted from facebook

April 20th, 2014

    Duck Club Yacht Club

 

EASTER BRUNCH
Sunday, April 20 at 10:00am
Duck Club Yacht Club in St. Charles, Missouri

 

Reprinted from facebook

Grafton Illinois

    Weekly Event and Music Calendar

 

 

Grafton Chamber of Commerce
graftonchamber@gmail.com
 

Reprinted from Grafton Chamber of Commerce e-mailing

 

Truman Lake

     Boat Exploded Sunday........

 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that a man was hospitalized after a boat explosion on Sunday, April 13.  Winfield resident James Kelly was attempting to start his 1997 Skeeter at the Berry Bend boat ramp on Truman Lake, when it exploded.  Kelly suffered moderate injuries, and was taken to the hospital........

 

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

LED boat lights

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Missouri Boating Laws

     Bill Would Ease Boat Rental Process........

 

Recently, the Missouri Senate passed a bill that would make it easier for people to rent boats in Missouri.  The bill, SB 785 would expand the one-time opportunity for state residents, and creates a temporary boating safety education card for out-of-state renters.  The National Marine Manufacturers Association said that the bill supports the boating industry by making it easier for people to experience boating........

 

Click here to read this news tidbit from tradeonlytoday.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

 

Click here to go to Port Charles website

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Get Ready For Swim Suit Season

 

Jessica Hovanec

, Independent Distributor
Website: www.skinnywrapjess.com
Email: jesshovanec@gmail.com            Phone: 636-634-1709 (text or call)

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One month listing on the front page in the Featured Classifieds

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RiverBills.com is your direct link to the boaters in the St. Louis area

e-mail your info along with 6 pictures (max) to riverbill@prodigy.net.

 

Mississippi River At La Crosse, Wisconsin

     River Level Falling, Another Crest Expected........

 

The National Weather Service is saying sometime Saturday, the Mississippi River is expected to crest at La Crosse, Wisconsin, before beginning it's slow descent.  The National Weather Service expects that the River will reach 11 feet on the gauge, and will remain above 10 feet through Thursday.  There is still a heavy snow pack across central Minnesota, which will be melting soon, and finding it's way into the Mississippi River........

 

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

 

Website   http://www.americanboat.net

Lake of the Ozarks

    Dog Days bar and Grill In Water Boat Show........

    April 18 - 20

 

Lake of the Ozarks In-water Boat Show, Friday, Saturday & Sunday....  April 18 - 20

Location   Dog Days Bar & Grill

 

Click here to read more information

 

RiverBill says.... Thanks Ken Goode for the information

River Ferries

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

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

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

Grafton Ferry............... Opening May 1st

 

 

Click here  St. Charles Boat & Motor website  

Click here St. Charles boat & Motor Facebook
 

 

Who's Open.. Who's Closed

 

 

Who's Open... Who's Closed........
 

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

Boathouse Food & Deck....  Open

Cedar Hill Resort................ CLOSED....  scheduled to reopen May 2, 2014

Duck Club Yacht Club .......  Open

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

Kinder's Restaurant............  Open

Longshot Saloon................  CLOSED... scheduled to reopen April 24th, 2014

LaRosa Cantina.................. CLOSED... scheduled to reopen May 23rd, 2014

Palisades Yacht Club.........  Open Thursday thru Sunday

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

 

 Your Eye on the River

 

The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

RiverBills Two Branch Area WebCam

Mississippi River UMR 231.5

 

The Webcams above upload a new picture every 6 minutes..

Hit refresh to update to the latest picture

Go to www.RiverWebCams.com for the last 10 pictures from all the above cameras!

Polestar Boating Center

    River Weather Station

 

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

 

RiverBills Blog Spot !

 

 

 

Mike and Rosie's Swing Set Blog

 go to    http://swingsetonthehook.blogspot.com/  to read 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.

 

 

 

Click here to go to "Bergs on Great Escape Blog" and continue reading the latest blog

 

 

Click here to continue reading Jalsails's latest Blog

Sailing on the Mardi Gras Blog

 

 

Click here to continue reaading Barry and Linda's latest blog

 

Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....

Click here for last weekend's edition of RiverBills

 

River Levels & Water Temp for your phone

 

River Levels for Pool 26............    http://www.riverbills.com/River.html

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

 

Add current "river level" information to your mobile device. All you need is internet access... Simply add one of the links shown above

River level information in the charts is updated every 15 minutes to US Army Corps of Engineers data

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  If you see something that you think your fellow boaters would be interested in, send us a news tip.  Email it to RiverBill@prodigy.net and we will get it on-line. 

 

River Updates from facebook

   

Click here to go to RiverBills List of River facebook pages

                in upper left hand column of this page           

 


 

 

 

 

 

Mississippi River CAMS

 

 

"File Photo" From Lock and Dam 25

Lock and Dam 25....

    US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
   
Click here .......for Live Image of Mississippi River at Winfield, Mo.....
 

 

 

Live Image

US Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam 15....

    US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
    Live Image of Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL ...
Click here

 

 

 

 

 

What`s Going on At The River This Week

And Weekend

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Evandy's Boatel, Napel, IL

 

Website.. Click here

Facebook.. Click here

 

Evandys Boatel Spring Patio Schedule - We will be kicking off the spring Patio season on April 26th with the Band Sable rocking the riverfront. Jeff Sable will be back on Sunday for Evandy's Boatel Wine Tasting Event!

 


Friday May 9th - Bike Night brought to you by A. Gaudio, WJVO, TNT, and Evandy's Boatel. Further Ado will be taking the stage at 8 pm.


Saturday May 10th 8 pm Raised On Radio will be returning to Evandys!


This is just a taste of what is to come!
Riverfest 2014 (June 28th) Battle of Bands! Contact Gary Freeman to get your band entered! Life is good on the River! Cheers!
We will also be serving our own new homemade pizzas along with grilled pork chops at our weekend event! Don't worry, we will still have our Nachos!

April 15, 16

    L/D 20, Mississippi River.

  

On April 15, 2014 and again on April 16, 2014, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., each day, L/D 20 in the vicinity of Mile 343.2 will be closed for repairs. During this closure, towboat operators should NOT tie up on the guidewalls.

 

Click here to read more information

 

 

Lake of the Ozarks

    Dog Days bar and Grill In Water Boat Show........

    April 18 - 20

 

Lake of the Ozarks In-water Boat Show, Friday, Saturday & Sunday....  April 18 - 20

Location   Dog Days Bar & Grill

 

Click here to read more information

 

RiverBill says.... Thanks Ken Goode for the information

April 20th, 2014

    Duck Club Yacht Club

 

EASTER BRUNCH
Sunday, April 20 at 10:00am
Duck Club Yacht Club in St. Charles, Missouri

 

Reprinted from facebook

April 24th, 2014

    Con Trios Yacht Club

    Past Commodores Meeting

 

Past Commodores Meeting Thursday April 24th 7 PM at Rookies

 

For More Info on This Weekend's  Upcoming Events ....Click here 

 

Click on Ads 
below for

SPONSOR INFO

Click on their Facebook link too

 

 

If you dream it, I can build it.  If you break it, I can fix it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission

Neighbors of the Mississippi is a coalition of people and
organizations which advocate for fair and equitable policies
regarding flood relief on the Upper Mississippi River.
 

 

Click here for Website

 

 

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

Ramp Passes & Storage

636-946-2073

Click here for Yahoo Map

 

 

 

No Wake Inn

Rooms Available Year Round

  Call 314-620-1971 or    

     618- 883- 2356 

 

Click here for website

 

Heartland Boating is Mid-America’s premier boating magazine !

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

Click here to go to

Heartland Boating website

 

 

100 Bob Michael St.

Naples, IL  62665

217-754-3700

 

www.evandysboatel.com

Open 7 Days a Week

 

A unique dining experience set on the banks of the Illinois River.  Great food, exceptional service, and scenic views.  Visit our website to view our menu and summer band schedule...  Click Here

 

 

Evandy's Boatel Jingle

Click here

 

LED boat lights

 

 

 

 

Website

stcharlesboat.com

 

 

Click here for Map

 

OPEN

Golden Eagle Ferry

 Mon - Thu.. 5AM- 9PM

 Fri - Sat .... 5AM- 2AM

 Sun .......... 8AM- 9PM

 Holidays ... 8AM- 9PM

On Board Phone

618- 535-5759

Click here for website

 

Winfield Ferry

Closed

 

My River Home website

 

 

 

 

145 North Service Road, Saint Peters, MO   63376

Click here. for Map

 

PROPS

AREN'T JUST FOR

 BOATS

 

Call Kirk Blomgren for all your Private Aircraft Needs


Meisinger Aviation

 Spirit of St. Louis Airport

 636-536-3976
 

Aircraft Sales

Management

Acquisition

e-mail

Kirk.blomgren@mallcstl.com
 

Click here for website

 

 

 

Click here and check out your new Tiki Hut

 

 

 

Click here

for race schedule

 

 

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

 

Click here

for 2014 price Schedule

 

E-mail Liberty Harbor.. libertyinstl@yahoo.com

 

6257 Highway V

St. Charles, Mo

Click here for Map

 

 

Club 636-250-4333

Marina 636-250-4321

 

 

 

Click here for website

 

 

 

Buy 4 Ramps

Get 1 Free

 

 Click here for website

 

Click here for Map

 

2014 Price Sheet

Click here

 

 

THREE LOCATIONS
Close to where you are on the river

STORAGE short & long term

4 BOAT LIFTS- up to 60 tons

MOBILE SERVICE

Click here for website

 

Located at

North Shore Marina

 

 

 

 

Landmap from Alton IL
Landmap from St.Charles.Mo

 

 

 The Big Kahuna

click here

 

Grafton Harbor Winery

Click here

 

 

 

4030 N. Service Road

St. Peters, Mo

636-949-9926

Click here for website

 

 

Click here for website

 

3723 Goodfellow at

Natural Bridge
Open Daily..Closed Sun
(314) 389-8686

 

Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set ....$499

Boater Owned / Operated

 

River Road Renegades Show Team

Sponsor Info...Click here   

 

 

 

Click here for website and more information

 

 

E-mail    roy@rlsmithsurvey.com

 

Fax:

636-931 6708

 

 

Toll-Free:

866-249-2135


See class schedule for East Coast, Great Lakes & Midwest locations.
www.wegivethetest.com

 

 

St. Louis Confluence Riverkeeper
Defending our confluence rivers

 

 
email RiverBill

RiverBill hails out of

North Shore  Marina

UMR 222.2
 

RiverBills

River Website

Yellow

Pages

 

Alphabetical Listing

Advertisers

By Service

 

ATTRACTIONS

  Alton Ski Club

  The Gypsy Rose

  The Shark

 
 

BACKYARD &
BOAT DOCK
ACCESSORIES

  Xtremely Tropical

 

BANDS

  Street Beat

 

BOAT

ACCESSORIES

  Alarm 24

  St. Charles

      Boat & Motor

  SuperBrightLEDs

  Verlo Mattress

      Factory Stores

 

BOAT

DEALERS

  American Boat

  Lewis Boats

  St. Charles

      Boat & Motor

 

FIBERGLASS

  Fiberblass By Lehman

  First Class Fiberglass

 

CHARTERS

  The Gypsy Rose

  The Shark

 

CONSERVATION

  St. Louis River

      Keeper

 

FERRIES

  Golden Eagle Ferry

 

Fuel Docks

  Boathouse Fuel Dock

 

Jet Ski

  St. Charles

      Boat & Motor

 

INSURANCE

  Mixon Insurance

      Agency

 

LICENSE

  Bridgeton License   

      Office

 

MARINAS

  The Alton Marina

  Duck Club Y.C. St.Louis

  Grafton Harbor

  John's Boat Harbor

  Eagles Landing

  Lake Center Marina

  My River Home

  North Shore Marina

  Palisades Yacht Club

  Polestar Boating Center

  Port Charles Harbor

  Two Rivers Marina

  Yacht Club of St. Louis

 

MARINE

SERVICE

  Bloch Marine

     Service

  Lewis Boats

  Little Johns Marine

     Service

  St. Charles

      Boat & Motor

 

MARINE

SURVEY

  R. L. Smith &

      Associates Marine

      Survey & Consulting

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

  Crystal Photography

 

RESTAURANTS

  The Big Kahuna

  Boathouse Food &

      Deck

  Cedar Hill Resort

  Evendy's Boatel

  Kinder's

  Longshot Saloon

  Palisades Yacht Club

 

TOWING

  Bloch Marine

     Service

     Towboat US

  Port Charles Harbor

 

WINERIES

  Grafton Harbor Winery

 

 

 

 

 

RiverBills Picture Gallery

 

 

Hello,

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

Enjoy,
Crystal Photography

http://crystalphotography.zenfolio.com/p262467192
 

© Crystal Photography

2013 Boat Show Albums

 

 

 Hello,

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.

Enjoy,
Crystal Photography
http://crystalphotography.zenfolio.com/p702274398

 

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

RiverBills Photo Gallery.....

2013 St. Louis Boat and Sportshow
Photos by Mary Tiemann
2/10/2013

 

 

 

 Click here and check out the RiverBills Photo Gallery

 

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

 

Boat Show Pictures from

Thursday Night !

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

 

STL Boat & Sports Show Pics

 

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

Click here and check it out !

 

 

 Boat Show Picture Video !

Click here to check out video

 

 

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
RiverWebCams.com

 

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."
 

 

Bill,


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
RiverWebCams.com
 

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.

 

 

Click here and check out Darryll's slide show of pictures from the Eagle Watch Party.

More pictures added recently

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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