Best Regions in Italy for Yacht Charter
Denis Korablev
  • 09.09.2020
  • 130

Best Regions in Italy for Yacht Charter

Depending on the geographic location, the density and quality of natural and cultural attractions and other factors, there are a number of regions in Italy that are most suitable for travel on chartered yachts.
New Year on a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 08.09.2020
  • 140

New Year on a yacht

It is unusual to celebrate the New Year - the dream of many travelers and tourists, and every year some of them decide to celebrate the main holiday of the year abroad, including on a yacht.
How to choose the right outboard motor for your yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 31.08.2020
  • 234

How to choose the right outboard motor for your yacht

The modern powerboat market can offer a wide variety of reliable and durable branded outboard motors. Let's take a look at some tips and tricks to follow in order to choose the right motor for your yacht.
Swimming in the fog
Denis Korablev
  • 31.08.2020
  • 121

Swimming in the fog

Fog is a natural phenomenon that creates high risks of ship collisions during shipping. The appearance of fog is due to the approach of the air temperature to the dew point by 3 degrees. Typically, fog extends over water or land.
Travel route planning rules
Denis Korablev
  • 26.08.2020
  • 103

Travel route planning rules

The success of the trip and the pleasure obtained from yachting largely depend on the correct planning of the route. Therefore, here we will try to consider the factors that must be taken into account when choosing a sailing route.
Anchorage selection rules
Denis Korablev
  • 17.08.2020
  • 115

Anchorage selection rules

The right choice of anchorage and the proper length of the anchor chain determines the peace of mind of your night's rest. Many boaters think they know where to choose an anchorage location and how to properly anchor.
Tips for newcomers sailing as skipper for the first time
Denis Korablev
  • 07.08.2020
  • 133

Tips for newcomers sailing as skipper for the first time

Going to sea for the first time as a captain is the most important moment in the life of any yachtsman, and if everything goes smoothly, it rewards you with confidence in your abilities in the future.
How to check a diesel when buying a used yacht without starting it
Denis Korablev
  • 05.08.2020
  • 111

How to check a diesel when buying a used yacht without starting it

When purchasing a used yacht with a diesel engine, the problem of checking it arises. The fact is that the owner who "knows" the engine can distort the current problems so strongly that it will inadvertently mislead even an experienced specialist.
Guidelines for choosing reliable binoculars for a yachtsman
Denis Korablev
  • 27.07.2020
  • 114

Guidelines for choosing reliable binoculars for a yachtsman

Marine binoculars are an optical instrument that is becoming an essential tool for the sailor. The importance of binoculars on board a ship can hardly be overestimated, and in order to be able to see the most distant objects and examine small details in any weather on land and at sea, it is worth purchasing a waterproof device.
Tips for extending the sailing season (cold voyage rules)
Denis Korablev
  • 16.07.2020
  • 123

Tips for extending the sailing season (cold voyage rules)

The formation of ice cover on the reservoirs of the northern regions of the Earth stops any navigation, ships left in the water are damaged, and the conditions for traveling on a yacht at sea during this period cannot be called comfortable.
About the repair of fiberglass yacht hulls
Denis Korablev
  • 15.07.2020
  • 136

About the repair of fiberglass yacht hulls

Repairing the hull or deck of a fiberglass yacht built in the 70s or 80s of the last century is not a difficult task for experienced owners. However, when it comes to relatively new ships, released in the 90s of the last century and later, one has to face difficulties in self-repair.
Alternative energy use on board
Denis Korablev
  • 13.07.2020
  • 140

Alternative energy use on board

A modern yacht is not just a means of transportation, but also a complex set of systems (navigation, household, electrical, water, security systems) that consume energy.
How to deal with traffic in busy waters
Denis Korablev
  • 06.07.2020
  • 123

How to deal with traffic in busy waters

For many skippers, the challenge of coping with navigation is more difficult than coping with the vicissitudes of the weather or approaching the shore in fog.
Tips for caring for an infant on board
Denis Korablev
  • 05.07.2020
  • 100

Tips for caring for an infant on board

Sailing at sea with a baby on board is associated with the difficulties of caring for him and the need for the mother to constantly adapt to the unpredictable movements of the yacht during rough seas and to the changing conditions on the ship.
Yacht Towing Tips
Denis Korablev
  • 30.06.2020
  • 122

Yacht Towing Tips

Sooner or later, every yachtsman has to deal with the need for towing - from one end or the other. Towing accidents show that it is not easy to do, especially in difficult weather conditions and when it comes to small yachts.
Katabatic wind - in which areas does it blow and how dangerous?
Denis Korablev
  • 29.06.2020
  • 235

Katabatic wind - in which areas does it blow and how dangerous?

What is katabatic wind, under what conditions and in what areas of the Earth does it form? Katabatic winds are currents of cool and dense air directed from the mountains down the side slope in thunderclouds.
What to choose: a yacht with a gasoline or diesel engine?
Denis Korablev
  • 28.06.2020
  • 155

What to choose: a yacht with a gasoline or diesel engine?

What type of engine to choose (gasoline or diesel) - modern yachtsmen argue about this, often citing arguments that turn out to be myths, nothing more. The first myth concerns safety - they say that diesel engines are more fire and explosion safe.
The use of wood in yacht building
Denis Korablev
  • 28.06.2020
  • 172

The use of wood in yacht building

In yacht building, the advantage is the implementation of structures, the choice of which is economically profitable, although the financial side of the issue is not always the main one. What material should a yachtsman prefer to build his own yacht?
What you need to know about yachting in the Ionian Islands?
Denis Korablev
  • 26.06.2020
  • 147

What you need to know about yachting in the Ionian Islands?

Greece is an ancient country, amazing in its beauty and therefore so attractive for tourists from all over the world. In fact, this country can be called an "open-air museum", because its territory is literally replete with historical sights, of which there are much more than in the whole of Western Europe.
How to choose a yacht for a trip around the world: highlights
Denis Korablev
  • 25.06.2020
  • 148

How to choose a yacht for a trip around the world: highlights

There is no doubt that the ideal vessel does not exist - a yacht that fits anyone and for all kinds of conditions. Some of the yachtsmen dare to travel around the world - a test to the limit of possibilities, while others prefer speed and new personal records.