Denis Korablev
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Powered Autopilot

Sailing is an exciting and extreme adventure that will be remembered for a lifetime. Yachtsmen, unlike tourists, know from their own experience how real yacht management differs from commercials.
Denis Korablev
  • 11.10.2021
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Selection and installation of a yacht latrine and fan system

The most modern technologies used to create new types of watercraft made it much easier to work with sails, provided ships with reliable navigation, and provided the crew with an acceptable level of comfortable living during long sea voyages. Human physiology provides for regular visits to the toilet for the realization of natural needs.
Denis Korablev
  • 11.10.2021
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Yachting in Hawaii: the best beaches in Kauai

Kauai is a volcanic island in the Hawaiian archipelago, located 169 km northwest of Oahu. Most of its territory is covered with tropical rainforests, inhabited by extraordinary birds and endemic animals. A wide variety of landscapes are represented by fertile river valleys, jungles, desert plateaus, sand dunes, long beaches and farmland.
Denis Korablev
  • 11.10.2021
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What a sailor needs to know about meteorology

Anyone who went to sea under sail knows perfectly well how important it is to know the weather forecast. Going to sea on a yacht without thinking about the weather forecast may not be a safe idea. Over time, a beginner yachtsman gradually begins to "read" signs that indicate possible changes in the strength and direction of movement of air masses.
Denis Korablev
  • 08.10.2021
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Advantages and disadvantages of catamarans

As a floating craft, the catamaran appeared in the most distant centuries. According to one version, the word "catamaran" comes from one of the dialects of the language of the inhabitants of southern India, and literally translates as "connected logs". The name itself indicates the venerable history of the catamaran, because tied logs are the same primitive means for sailing on water among primitive tribes.
Denis Korablev
  • 08.10.2021
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Anguilla Island - the pearl of the Caribbean

The island of Anguilla is part of the Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, 130 km east of the Virgin Islands. The Republic of Anguilla is a self-governing British Overseas Territory. The area of the island state, which includes Anguilla and the surrounding islets and reefs, is only 102 square kilometers.
Denis Korablev
  • 07.10.2021
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Features of using the autopilot on a yacht

The last decades have been marked by an incredible increase in information about new technologies, which just a few years ago seemed to be a figment of the imagination of Hollywood directors. Electronic devices, by themselves, and integrated into systems, began to monitor our health, monitor our homes, take care of our children, help find our way home if we get lost.
Denis Korablev
  • 07.10.2021
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Yachting in the Caribbean Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Archipelago is located in the Atlantic Ocean, 230 km northeast of Cuba. It includes 40 islands and small reefs with a total area of 430 sq. km. The archipelago is divided by the Columbus Strait into two groups of islands: Caicos and Turks. The islands are dominated by a low-lying landscape.
Denis Korablev
  • 06.10.2021
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Yachting and itineraries in the Virgin Islands: Saint John

St. John is the smallest of the American Virgin Islands, owned and is the richest of all the colonial lands of the United States. This is a hilly island, remote from civilization, covered with lush tropical vegetation, 2/3 of the territory of which is occupied by the National Park of the Virgin Islands.
Denis Korablev
  • 06.10.2021
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Propeller selection

The number of happy owners of yachts and boats is constantly growing. This means that the number of water-powered vessels is also increasing, because modern yachts and boats are equipped with engines of various designs, power and operating principles. One thing unites them - the problem of optimal selection of the propeller.
Denis Korablev
  • 05.10.2021
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Yachting in the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean

The Cayman Islands are a group of islands and reefs in the Caribbean Sea, discovered by Christopher Columbus in the early 16th century. Geologically, the islands represent the summit of the Sierra Maestra seamount, stretching east of Cuba. Although the relief of the island territories is mostly low-lying, there are very picturesque cliffs here.
Denis Korablev
  • 05.10.2021
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What is a personal radio beacon

The development of modern technologies with the involvement of space satellites has made it possible to significantly increase the efficiency of rescue operations, covering the entire surface of the planet. The vast expanses of seas and oceans are not an obstacle for rescue and search operations, the purpose of which is to save the lives of people in trouble.
Denis Korablev
  • 05.10.2021
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How to learn to knit sea knots

A person learned to use knots of varying complexity and names in everyday life a long time ago. Even in mythology and history, the node found a display. The famous concept of the "Gordian knot" has become synonymous with a decisive and uncompromising solution to a complex (in this case, confusing) issue.
Denis Korablev
  • 04.10.2021
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How to fix a leak on board

A yacht, like any vehicle, is subject to extreme conditions. It would seem, what dangers threaten a reliable boat on the endless expanses of the sea? It turns out that not terrible storms and hurricane winds lead to extraordinary circumstances, for a yacht, fires on board and uncontrolled water inflow due to mechanical damage to the hull are more dangerous.
Denis Korablev
  • 04.10.2021
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Yachting in Italy: Neighborhoods of Naples

Naples is one of the oldest cities in the world, a major seaport and the capital of the densely populated Campania region. The city is famous not only for its delightful landscapes, but also for Europe's largest historical center, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A unique climate has been formed here, the sun shines almost all year round and there are interesting places for recreation.
Denis Korablev
  • 01.10.2021
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What to do if a storm hits you at sea

The yachtsman must always be ready for all sorts of surprises, including bad weather. You can learn about the approach of a storm in advance, thanks to forecasts and personal observations. If it is possible to ride out the storm in a secure marina, an experienced skipper will choose this option.
Denis Korablev
  • 01.10.2021
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Oahu - a piece of paradise in Hawaii

Oahu is the most developed and popular island in the Hawaiian archipelago. There are many historical and cultural attractions, as well as the nature created excellent conditions for sports.
Denis Korablev
  • 30.09.2021
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Modern examples of rights for sailing yacht management

Each, even the smallest sailing trip, under the guidance of a professional skipper, adds to the practical experience of a beginner yachtsman. Finally, being confident in his abilities, he begins to think about going to sea on his own.
Denis Korablev
  • 30.09.2021
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Yachting in Italy: sights of Pantelleria island

Pantelleria is a small volcanic island in the Sicilian Strait of the Mediterranean Sea, the most remote and one of the least visited in Italy. Signs of volcanic activity are visible on the island - hot mineral springs on land and fumaroles at the bottom of the sea.
Denis Korablev
  • 29.09.2021
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Yachting in Italy. Sardinia island

Sardinia is a legendary Mediterranean island with amazing beauty and a special attraction for tourists from all over the world. With its cozy coves, many small islets, clean beaches with golden sand and luxurious Mediterranean nature, Sardinia is very popular with yachtsmen, surfers and fans of other water activities.