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3 best sailing navigation apps

McConaghy boats built the Adastra trimaran, which was 140 feet long. In Monaco, this luxury yacht won the 2013 ShowBoats Design Awards in three nominations at a ceremony. Controlling the yacht from an iPad tablet (within a radius of 50 meters) was recognized as an original technical solution.
Denis Korablev
  • 25.10.2021
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Why do people sail

Yachting covers a wide range of activities: choose a yacht (buy or rent), master basic boat handling skills, determine the direction of sailing and plan a route, consider the types of water activities (diving - for young people, swimming in the sea - for children, and skiing water skiing is welcomed by people of all ages) or passive (eg fishing).
Denis Korablev
  • 25.10.2021
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Tips for choosing marine binoculars

Binoculars were invented over 400 years ago based on data from the creation of a telescope. Summarizing the experience of Dutch scientists, the great Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei designed binoculars in 1609, applying his knowledge of physics and mathematics. The purpose of the binoculars is to observe objects in the distance.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.10.2021
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Highlights of the carriage of motor catamarans

Every year in Russia, catamarans are gaining popularity, attracting high stability, internal volume, horizontal deck. Catamaran transportation is usually associated with the need to deliver the goods to the buyer. It is also often required to transport the vessel to the wintering place or to the reservoir.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.10.2021
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Yachting in Italy: islands of the Tuscan archipelago

The Tuscan archipelago is a group of islands located between the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian seas. The largest of them is the famous Elba Island. All islands are included in the Tuscan Archipelago National Park - the largest marine national park in the Mediterranean.
Denis Korablev
  • 21.10.2021
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Duties of a watchman

The main task of the captain is to ensure the safety of any vessel. When planning a voyage with long, as well as night transitions, it is necessary to draw up a watch schedule. A clear organization of watches is the most important element of safety. On yachts, four-hour shifts are predominantly assigned, allowing sufficient time to rest, which reduces the physical and psychological fatigue of the crew.
Denis Korablev
  • 21.10.2021
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Yachting in the Philippines: the exotic island of Palawan

The Philippines is a state in Southeast Asia, located on seven thousand islands spread like a necklace in the Pacific Ocean. Today, the Philippines can offer tourists from all over the world various types of recreation. For example, the island of Boracay attracts lovers of relaxing beach holidays, people go to Bohol to observe amazing primates - tarsiers, and Palawan is very popular among divers.
Denis Korablev
  • 20.10.2021
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Yachting in Hawaii: attractions of Maui

Maui is one of the amazing islands in the Pacific Ocean, known for its unusual nature, outstanding beaches and local culture. The island is home to many cultural attractions, as well as tourist centers that influence its development.
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How to make a frame tent for wintering with your own hands

When preparing for winter, the main task is to protect the vessel from bad weather and precipitation. Not everyone has the opportunity to hide a yacht in a special room, so yachtsmen invent various ways to preserve their property. Many people prefer a frame awning, since it is easy to make it yourself.
Denis Korablev
  • 19.10.2021
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Emergency procedures

When preparing for a sea cruise, it is impossible to foresee absolutely all situations. What can make the crew leave the ship within 5 minutes? Fire or threat to go under water with the yacht! In such cases, there is no time to think, before the beginning of the voyage, the actions of each member of the team should be worked out to automatism.
Denis Korablev
  • 19.10.2021
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Travel to Mozambique: the unforgettable Bazaruto archipelago

Bazaruto is an archipelago within the Republic of Mozambique, located in the western part of the Indian Ocean and considered one of the most beautiful places not only in the country, but throughout the continent. Of the 5 islands in its composition, 2 of the smallest are uninhabited, and the rest have small villages.
Denis Korablev
  • 18.10.2021
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How to get out of a marina in a strong crosswind

Leaving the marina is much easier than mooring. But a strong crosswind can make things very difficult. If the skipper is more or less experienced, then he will cope with the push and moldboard wind without any problems. After sailing off, everyone should be extremely careful when leaving the marina.
Denis Korablev
  • 18.10.2021
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Boracay Island, Philippines

The small island of Boracay, part of the Philippine archipelago, is often compared to Eden. With tall palm trees, azure waters and stunning white beaches, this stunning tropical island is the dream of a leisure traveler.
Denis Korablev
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Practical advice on catering on a yacht

Going on a yacht trip, you don't have to hire a chef from the restaurant. It is not difficult to organize good nutrition if you adhere to the basic principles. Cooking is easy and there will be time to admire the views overboard.
Denis Korablev
  • 15.10.2021
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The beauty of the idyllic island of Culebra (Puerto Rico)

The tropical island of Culebra, located in the eastern Caribbean, attracts tourists from different countries with magnificent beaches, secluded coves, rich coral reefs and an abundance of hiking and biking trails.
Denis Korablev
  • 14.10.2021
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Beaches and yachting in Bermuda

Bermuda includes 181 islands in the Atlantic Ocean, located 900 km east of the coast of North America. They were discovered in 1505 by the Spanish navigator J. Bermudez, after whom they were later named. Bermuda is located at the crossroads of sea and air routes. The main contribution to the economy of the state is made by tourism, and production is represented mostly by ship repair companies and boat manufacturing enterprises.
Denis Korablev
  • 14.10.2021
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Yacht Mooring Tips

Mooring is not easy and quite laborious. It is difficult for novice yachtsmen to master this operation, because it is required not only to maneuver according to the rules, but also to take into account many related factors. To acquire the necessary skill, you will need to repeat the mooring many times, and quite often - in unfamiliar bays.
Denis Korablev
  • 13.10.2021
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Yachting in Malaysia. Sipadan Island

Sipadan is a small island of volcanic origin in Malaysia, which is the top of an underwater mountain and emerges from a depth of 500-600 m - this is due to a wide variety of fauna. The island is widely regarded as one of the best diving spots in the world.
Denis Korablev
  • 13.10.2021
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What's wrong with digital navigation

For those who at least once went to sea under sail, the feeling of freedom and boundless space, multiplied by a unique delight, will remain in the memory forever. A standard classic beach excursion tour cannot be compared to a sailing yacht cruise.
Denis Korablev
  • 12.10.2021
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Interesting places of the island of Moorea (French Polynesia)

Moorea is a small island in the Society Islands archipelago in French Polynesia, located 16 km west of the famous island of Tahiti. French Polynesia is an ocean-lost world of volcanic islands covered in lush tropical vegetation, where you can find many secluded retreats away from civilization.