New 76 Viking Convertible Pulls into Bluewater Yacht Sales Today

Here are some pictures of the 76 before she heads down to the Florida Viking Service Center for a the tower install. The 76 will be on display at the Miami Boat Show. Link to Viking 76 Convertible: http://www.vikingyachts.com/models2/overview.asp?numIdVal=76C

Pensioner spends 11 HOURS pinned to his bed after ceiling collapsed under weight of 7,000 yachting magazines

A pensioner has escaped uninjured after he spent 11 hours pinned to his bed after his ceiling collapsed under the weight of 7,000 yachting magazines. Richard Phillips, 77, was discovered trapped yesterday under chunks of the ceiling and 150 boxes filled with the magazines at his home in Goldhanger, Essex. Firefighters spent 45 minutes removing…

Consumer confidence reaches eight-month high

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rose again in December and now stands at 64.5, up from 55.2 in November and the highest since April. Economists and other financial experts closely watch the index because consumer spending accounts for about 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. “After two months of considerable gains, the Consumer Confidence…

Chicken Poop Power for Chesapeake Bay

The plant will utilize a process known as anaerobic digestion for breaking down the biodegradable material. The plant will also capture odor emissions, Ferguson said, which had been a concern initially of prison officials at the Eastern Correction Institution and local residents. The state prison currently houses more than 3,000 inmates. The impetus for the…

Regulator Marine holds annual meeting

Regulator Marine recently held its 2011 Regulator Marine University.     The event was held Dec. 5-6 at the Regulator plant in Edenton, N.C. It provides domestic and international sales staff with valuable tools and product knowledge. After being awarded a “Bachelor of Science in Regulator Product Knowledge,” “the newly minted graduate understands the intricacies…