Portable CoolingWhether chilling snacks for a quick outing or supplying auxiliary cold storage for longer trips, a portable compressor refrigerator/freezer makes an ideal travel companion. Transportable Norcold NRF fridges from Thetford Marine, available in three sizes, are easy to move almost whenever and wherever extra refrigeration is required.

The NRF 30 holds 42 cans, while the NRF 45 can keep 64 cans cool and the NRF 60 has a capacity of 86 cans. These
durable, quiet and energy-efficient refrigerator/freezers deliver full-size cooling performance but are compact enough to stow almost anywhere. The NRF 30 measures 15.6" H x 15.7" W x 22" D; the NRF 45 is 16.9" H x 15.7" W x 25.5" D; and the NRF 60 is 20.4" H x 15.7" W x 25.5" D.

Unlike comparable units with plastic interiors, those in the NRF series come equipped with a stain-resistant stainless steel liner. Locking in cold like a holding plate, the liner promotes maximum cooling power.Top-loading NRF portable fridge/freezers are fitted with an easily reversible and removable hinged lid. A convenient lift-out storage basket offers quick access to food and drink, and also simplifies cleaning. An electronic control panel displays the internal climate, allowing the user to set temperatures as desired.

Changing the unit from a refrigerator to a freezer is as simple as turning a dial. A separate refrigerator-only section prevents freezing of select items.

All Norcold products ensure safety by using UL-approved components, and CFC-free insulation foam and refrigerant.

The hermetically sealed compressor provides built-in low voltage protection. An indicator light alerts users to any potential installation problems. Battery protection with three settable levels prevents battery drain, and automatically resumes unit operation when voltage returns.

Built to last, portable NRF units boast a durable, corrosion-proof plastic exterior, with heavy-duty removable handles. They accommodate off-level operation up to 30º. Units include a DC cord with cigarette lighter plug, with an optional AC adapter also available.

All three models are 120V/AC, 12-24V/DC, and come with a two-year limited warranty.

www.thetford.com

Destinations

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CYOB Destinations: We Visit the Hilton Beach Marina

Hilton BeachBy Amelia Morris

Ah Canadian simplicity at its finest; small town, big marina. Little Hilton Beach (population 200!), which I am lucky enough to call my cottage country, is located on the north-east coast of St. Joseph Island. The Hilton Beach Marina is one of the largest and most major ports of call in the Western North Channel. It also has a long and rich history dating back to the 1850’s.

I spoke with Marina Manager, Laura McRae and got the full scoop on what goes on in this inconspicuous but busy marina.

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Lifestyle

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Boat Reviews

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Scarab 255 Open

Scarab 255 OpenBy Andy Adams and John Armstrong

You can imagine,at the GroupeBeneteau dealer meeting in Michigan last fall where all the Four Winns, Scarab, Wellcraft, and Glastrondealers had come to see the latest new models, the docks were lined up with gleaming brand-new boats to show the dealers and media – and they certainly put on a show! But for me, the Scarab 255 Open was an immediate stand out. This is a boat that breaks new ground and brings fresh thinking and interpretation of the boating experience to a wide range of buyers.

We had a quick look around but the test drives would have to wait until the next day.

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DIY & How to

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