The Charlestonian, a 93-foot yacht, is shown moored Tuesday evening at the Downtown Marina in Beaufort. Its owners hope city ordinances will be amended to allow overnight stays in the marina so the yacht can operate as a floating hotel.
The Charlestonian, a 93-foot yacht, is shown moored Tuesday evening at the Downtown Marina in Beaufort. Its owners hope city ordinances will be amended to allow overnight stays in the marina so the yacht can operate as a floating hotel. Sarah Welliver, staff photo
The Charlestonian, a 93-foot yacht, is shown moored Tuesday evening at the Downtown Marina in Beaufort. Its owners hope city ordinances will be amended to allow overnight stays in the marina so the yacht can operate as a floating hotel. Sarah Welliver, staff photo

Beaufort considers 'floating hotel' at downtown marina

December 11, 2012 9:50 PM