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 […]

Dear Extended Norton Yachts Family: It is with great sorrow that we mourn the tremendous loss of one of our own, Sid Simmons. Sid was Norton Yachts long-time talented, brilliant, and loyal service yard foreman. Our friend, Sid, was the definition of “Excellence.” If you knew him we feel sure you agree. Sid passed away […]

Sailing During a Storm

What to do before and if you get caught in a storm. Sometimes storms seem to appear out of nowhere. Lightning is no fun on land, let alone out on the water with a giant metal mast protruding from your boat. It can cause you to spend large amounts of money in repairs, and even […]