How to get out of a marina in a strong crosswind
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.
Boracay Island, Philippines
Denis Korablev
  • 18.10.2021
  • 512

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.
Practical advice on catering on a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 15.10.2021
  • 505

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.
The beauty of the idyllic island of Culebra (Puerto Rico)
Denis Korablev
  • 15.10.2021
  • 479

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.
Beaches and yachting in Bermuda
Denis Korablev
  • 14.10.2021
  • 403

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.
Yacht Mooring Tips
Denis Korablev
  • 14.10.2021
  • 515

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.
Yachting in Malaysia. Sipadan Island
Denis Korablev
  • 13.10.2021
  • 419

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.
What's wrong with digital navigation
Denis Korablev
  • 13.10.2021
  • 424

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.
Interesting places of the island of Moorea (French Polynesia)
Denis Korablev
  • 12.10.2021
  • 606

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.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Powered Autopilot
Denis Korablev
  • 12.10.2021
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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.
Selection and installation of a yacht latrine and fan system
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.
Yachting in Hawaii: the best beaches in Kauai
Denis Korablev
  • 11.10.2021
  • 548

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.
What a sailor needs to know about meteorology
Denis Korablev
  • 11.10.2021
  • 438

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.
Anguilla Island - the pearl of the Caribbean
Denis Korablev
  • 08.10.2021
  • 556

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.
Features of using the autopilot on a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 07.10.2021
  • 494

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.
Yachting in the Caribbean Turks and Caicos Islands
Denis Korablev
  • 07.10.2021
  • 550

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.
Yachting and itineraries in the Virgin Islands: Saint John
Denis Korablev
  • 06.10.2021
  • 498

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.
Propeller selection
Denis Korablev
  • 06.10.2021
  • 511

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.
Yachting in the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean
Denis Korablev
  • 05.10.2021
  • 544

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.
What is a personal radio beacon
Denis Korablev
  • 05.10.2021
  • 577

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.