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…

They’re here-rock fish over 60lbs

Yes, the super-sized fish are here. The first one of the season was hooked this week and weighed in at Chris’ Bait and Tackle on the Eastern Shore at 63.5-pounds. Just is time for the Holidays? You bet! The weather forecast looks like it will hold into the Holidays towards the end of the month,…

Four multimillion-dollar yachts were destroyed and two people hurt during a fire at a Coconut Grove Marina

Two people were burned in a blaze that destroyed four yachts in a private Coconut Grove marina early Saturday morning, officials said. The fire, which erupted before dawn, caused more the $7 million in damages. About 40 firefighters worked on the blaze, which took more than two and half hours to bring under control. Two…

Hank Sibley Joins Bluewater Yacht Sales

Hank Sibley joined Bluewater Yacht Sales as a yacht broker. Sibley began working in the marine industry with his father at Gloucester Yachts and Chesapeake Powerboats in the mid-1980s. He has since worked in sales capacities in the construction and marine supply businesses and most recently has been selling new and brokerage boats for Max…

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