Check out this recently uncovered photo Occoquan circa 1917.
Look closely, pro wakeboarder Parks Bonifay is soaring through the air after hitting a mid-river kicker near National Harbor.
Posted by Lou on July 27, 2010 in Boating News, Meetups, National Harbor, Potomac River, Wakeboarding
Very cool event coming to National Harbor this week: a professional wakeboarding competition sponsored by Red Bull.
Posted by Lou on June 27, 2010 in Aquapalooza, Boat Clubs, Boating News, Meetups, Occoquan River, Potomac River
Here we go again! Price William Marina is hosting Aquapalooza 2010 in Washington DC, along the Potomac River. The location of the event has changed!
The Occoquan Merchants Association will be hosting the event, which will include a petting zoo, pony rides, craft demonstrations, live music, sidewalk sales, boat tours, and a Taste of Occoquan.
Sadly, the Occoquan Craft Fair director, Greg Gilker, passed away in an unfortunate accident at Belmont Bay Marina last Thursday. Greg did a lot for the town and will be sorely missed by many.
A Cruisers yacht sunk at Captain John's Beach Marina, which results in the fuel take leaking into the river. Video after the jump.
The 2010 Occoquan Spring Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan, this weekend, June 5th & 6th.
Last night, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors approved a major development plan to revitalize the "challenged" area between the Town of Occoquan and Belmont Bay. This is a huge development.
Congratulations to challengers Liz Quist & Patrick Sivigny for winning seats on the Occoquan Town Council. Once again, congrats to Earnie Porta for being re-elected as Mayor for his third consecutive two-year term.
Posted by Lou on April 22, 2010 in Boat Clubs, Boating News, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Special Events
Update: Due to the rainy forecast for this weekend, Spring Dust-Off is being moved to next weekend - Saturday, May 1st. Meet at Tim's I before cruising over to the Mattawoman river to spend the night.
Spring fishing at it's finest. Herring have invaded the river, bringing with them the white perch, hickory shad, and stripers.
The new signs on Route 123 and at Old Bridge Road say it all: The Occoquan Farmer's Market will return again in 2010.
The big news is that there are more candidates than available seats on the Town Council this year. Here is a look at the slate of candidates...
Posted by Lou on March 24, 2010 in Aquapalooza, Boat Clubs, Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Meetups, Occoquan River, Potomac River, Special Events
There has been lots of speculation this year about whether or not Sea Ray and/or Prince William Marina would host Aquapalooza once again on the Potomac River. Turns out the answer is...