However, using this power successfully requires a converter strong and steady enough to manage the requirements of a yacht. An unreliable converter can lead to numerous issues, not least that if it fails a yacht can be forced to leave the marina, to the great inconvenience of the owner and guests.
Although shore power converters have come a long way, not all manufacturers currently use the most up-to-date technology to design their products. As a user, how do you know what to look for? We want you to feel confident ditching the generator, so we have researched the best features of today’s reliable shore power converters. After all, a great converter doesn’t just convert power; it converts angry dock neighbours into happy ones, an anxious owner to re-assured and a guilty environmental conscience to clean.