Downtown Condo for Lease . . . Nov, 2016


Andrew and I love living in our condo at CityView at Riverwalk so much so that we have just purchased a second unit, but we will continue to own and lease the first unit.  If you know someone interested in leasing a 2BR/2BA condo in the downtown with a great view of the Tennessee River and Neyland Stadium, please give
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Vol Navy Cruises . . . Oct, 2016


We have had a BLAST providing game day Vol Navy Cruises for Vol fans, fans for the opposing teams, fellow CityView residents, and various sports media aboard the Queen Priscilla this year.  Whether joining us for a 30-minute cruise, or shorter 15-minute cruise, 100% of our passengers enthusiastically reported having a good time on the Tennessee River!  Several remarked that
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Streak Broken . . . Sep, 2016


We had a great time at the Tennessee-Florida game in Knoxville this year as the 38-28 victory snapped the VOLS’ 11-game losing streak to the Gators and improved their record to 4-0 for the first time since 2003.  The thrilling come from behind victory made the humility of last year’s fourth quarter collapse a distant memory.  We also learned five
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KokOasis Booked . . . Aug, 2016


The KokOasis is booked for TENNESSEE Football weekends through Airbnb for every home game this year, except for Kentucky (Nov 12) and Missouri (Nov 19).   Unless we are on the road for an “away” game, we plan to cruise the boat to CityView for docked Friday night “Sailgate” Parties until the sun sets behind Neyland Stadium.  All KokOasis Challenge participants
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Fun in the Sun . . . Jul, 2016


July 18th started out with gray skies and the threat of thunderstorms all day long.  Refusing to be discouraged, we decided to go for it late in the afternoon around 4 pm with 26 guests aboard the KokOasis.  We cruised the short distance from CityView to the south bank of the Tennessee River (across from Calhoun’s) where we set the
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“Neyland” Condo . . . Jun, 2016


One year ago, we purchased a beautiful 2 BR/2 BA condo at CityView directly across the river from Neyland Stadium in downtown Knoxville and we are already thinking about moving again.  Have we gone mad?   No, not really.  We are actually very, very happy!  We really enjoy living at CityView – so much so that we are planning to purchase
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The “New” Queen Priscilla . . . May, 2016

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Nestled among the bluffs on the waterfront, the Queen Priscilla is conveniently located at Volunteer Landing,  just a short walk from Knoxville’s lively downtown entertainment district, the University of Tennessee & Neyland Stadium.  Sit back, relax, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of our fine city and vibrant waterfront aboard the Queen Priscilla while Captain Kevin & Chief Mate
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Caribbean Queen . . . Apr, 2016


In April, we reluctantly sold the Queen Priscilla (our 30′ Gemini Catamaran) to a new owner who plans to operate her in the Caribbean Sea –  possibly providing sailing & snorkeling cruises.  She served us well on the relatively tame Tennessee River, but we are certain she will provide equal enchantment for her passengers in the Caribbean Islands.  We only
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Madness Results . . . Mar, 2016


After an exciting National Championship Game brimming with  excitement and entertaining twists right up until the last 6-tenths of a second, our Challenge concluded with the same level of madness. Cassie pulled from 10 points behind to tie Rhyno for the lead (373 points). Applying the tiebreaker rule, Cassie was declared the Madness Champion and Rhyno became the Madness Runner
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KokOasis Madness Challenge . . . Feb, 2016


It’s time to get registered to participate in the 2016 edition of the KokOasis Madness Basketball Challenge!    One lucky “Early Bird” Registrant will receive a “Scholarship” (free play) if they submit their Registration Fee by the “Early Bird” Registration Deadline.  Determination of the scholarship winner is based on the most accurate prediction of the SEC Tournament Championship game. REGISTRATION DEADLINES
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Happy VOLidays . . . Jan, 2016


The Bowl Season is always the “most wonderful time of the year” because our Challengers are presented one last opportunity to win a BIG prize!  This year, 42 bowl games were played on 13 different days.  Accordingly, 13 different Challengers earned the distinction of having their names inscribed on our “Happy VOLidays” Greeting Card.  Throughout the VOLiday Season, names were
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Football Challenge . . . Dec, 2015


Sixteen (16) Winners have had their names inscribed on our 2015 KokOasis Football Challenge Trophy.   The names of our Weekly Winners were added every week during the 14-week regular season.  Today, the names of our Regular Season Winner (PrinTs Andrew) and Regular Season Runner-up (Wozanaki) were added. One final name will be added at the conclusion of the bowl season. 
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Boat & Breakfast . . . Nov, 2015

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Andrew and I are excited about keeping our houseboat and offering “boat & breakfast” accommodations through AirBnB.  If you have family or friends visiting Knoxville at any time of the year, please consider referring them to our listing at  There, they will find a bunch of pictures and all the information they need to know.  You can be assured
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Tennessee River Cruises . . . Oct, 2015


We’ve been having a blast operating the Queen Priscilla on the Tennessee River this year, especially during football season.  It has been so much fun cruising with enthusiastic fans who support all the different teams that have tangled with the VOLS this year.  This little venture helps us share so many things we love . . . Knoxville, Boating, The
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aboUT our Challengers . . . Sep, 2015


Sixty-seven Challengers are participating in the 2015 KokOasis College Football Challenge, including 12 “freshmen” – AceandhiTch, Dino, Doc Jeff, Georgia VOL, Godfather, JeanUTe, keaTon, kUrTco37, PowerT, Taxman, Terri D, and VelvetMadonna.   Our Challengers hail from 9 different states, including Florida (1), Georgia (1), Kansas (1), Kentucky (1), North Carolina (1), South Carolina (1), Ohio (2), Missouri (7),  and TENNESSEE (52).  This year’s roster is
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Football Challenge . . . Aug, 2015


Don’t forget, Wednesday, August 26th is the DEADLINE to register to participate in my annual KokOasis College Football Challenge. If you have participated before, you already know how much MORE fun the college football becomes with so many opportunities to win! If you have never participated, here’s a run down on how it works: Every week, Challengers predict the outcomes
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