Norm retired from work as a maritime teacher in 2007. Since then with Dawn his partner and their dog Pip, they have made their home a 12 meter motor sailing catamaran “Peggy-Anne”. The couple have cruised extensively along the East Australian coastline, spending time in the Gulf of Carpentaria and recently visiting Tasmania for The Wooden Boat Festival. They are keen amateur videographers and musicians. They document their travels extensively, producing high quality video blogs and posting them to YouTube.