Why your kid should sail

5 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Sail Self-Confidence.  There is simply nothing like being able to pilot your own craft at the age of 9 years old.  Riding a bike is one thing.  Skillfully steering and docking a sailboat is quite another.  All of my athletic endeavors helped to shape my sense of self as […]

Women Who Sail

  We LOVE success stories, especially when we know most of these extremely capable sailing enthusiasts.  Please read this great article from Chesapeake Bay Magazine.  The team here at Norton Yachts enjoyed reading this and appreciate the magazine and women for choosing to share their story. What an inspiration to others!  Learn to Sail and find your Freedom! https://www.chesapeakebaymagazine.com/features/2017/7/12/women-who-sail

Save the Bay: Go Sailing!

How is sailing good for the environment? As we look out towards the Bay, we are overwhelmed with it’s beauty. We see the Great Blue Heron fishing, and the Osprey making their nests. We take in the smell of the salty water, and feel the breeze blowing against our face. We think to ourselves, “How […]

7 Tips for Viewing Fireworks by Boat

7 Tips When Viewing Fireworks by Boat Before leaving the slip to view fireworks by boat make sure your anchor light and running lights are working properly. Make sure your tank(s) are full of fuel and batteries are topped off. Scope out where you want to go and review your navigational charts. Find out in advance if […]

Checking Shore Power Connections

Why should you check your shore power connections?     As summer heats up, everything on board must work harder; this is reflected in one’s electricity bill. The air conditioner is almost nonstop, the fridge and freezer must work more, the hot water heater is continually working, and the battery charger is going constantly just because we […]

Clear the Decks Summer Sailboat Sale!

Summer is here and the savings are too!  Norton’s Yacht Sales has two new  Jeanneau models in stock with sizzling hot savings!  Now is the time to get an amazing deal on a new sailboat and take delivery for summer sailing.  Check out our in-stock 2017 Jeanneau 389 and our 2017 Jeanneau 349!  Call now […]