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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 KokOasis.com.  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

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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

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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

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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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Eating Habits . . . Jul, 2015

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Changes in our eating habits have had dramatic results. We are toning up, losing excess weight and feeling more energetic. We are not on a “diet” per se. We are just making better choices. we are eating out less and avoiding processed foods that are high in carbohydrates.  We now enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and regular snacks.  We are not
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World Travel . . . Jun, 2015

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Andrew had a wonderful time in Holland with our good friends Tom, Nick & Sara this month. Nick was born there. He and Sara now live there 6 months out of the year. Besides the natural beauty of this very friendly country, Andrew was very pleased with the temperate climate. While he was there, the temperature warmed up to the
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CONCERTed Efforts . . . May, 2015

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Andrew and I enjoyed the Fleetwood Mac concert featuring Stevie Nicks at Thompson-Boling Arena in March. This month, we had fun at the Jefferson Starship concert in the Civic Coliseum. We never attended concerts when we were kids, probably because our parents thought they were a waste of money. I remember the first concert I ever attended was with my
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“KokOasis at CityView” . . . Apr, 2015

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It’s official!  Andrew, Prissy and I have returned to the land.  After 10 blissful years of living on the water, we now reside in our newly purchased condo directly across the river from Neyland Stadium.  Our new home shall be known as “KokOasis at CityView” since it is located in CityView at Riverwalk.     The Queen Priscilla (catamaran) will also
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Madness Challenge . . . Mar, 2015

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Thanks to the 40 Challengers who participated in the 2015 KokOasis Madness Challenge.   An exciting finish between the Duke Blue Devils and the Wisconsin Badgers in the National Championship game created an exciting finish in our own contest. The Duke Blue Devils were the eventual winner in the National Championship Game. The five winners in the KokOasis Madness Challenge are
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KokOasis Houseboat for Sale . . . Feb, 2015

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After nearly 7 years of living aboard our beautiful 75′ x 16′ Sharpe Houseboat, we have decided to purchase a CityView condo with an excellent view of Neyland Stadium and offer her for sale.  Custom-built to our specifications in 2008, the KokOasis was designed to satisfy all the comfort needs of living aboard.  Indeed, she has proven to be everything we had
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