How to learn to knit sea knots
Denis Korablev
  • 05.10.2021
  • 1,183

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.
How to fix a leak on board
Denis Korablev
  • 04.10.2021
  • 507

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.
Yachting in Italy: Neighborhoods of Naples
Denis Korablev
  • 04.10.2021
  • 469

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.
What to do if a storm hits you at sea
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.
Oahu - a piece of paradise in Hawaii
Denis Korablev
  • 01.10.2021
  • 509

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.
Modern examples of rights for sailing yacht management
Denis Korablev
  • 30.09.2021
  • 465

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.
Yachting in Italy: sights of Pantelleria island
Denis Korablev
  • 30.09.2021
  • 492

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.
Yachting in Italy. Sardinia island
Denis Korablev
  • 29.09.2021
  • 562

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.
What can be done about seasickness
Denis Korablev
  • 29.09.2021
  • 405

What can be done about seasickness

Motion sickness, motion sickness, or kinetosis scientifically, got its name from the unpleasant symptoms experienced by sea travelers. Even Hippocrates has a description of seasickness. The famous poet of the Roman Empire, Horace, wrote: "Before seasickness, everyone is equal: the poor and the rich."
Italy. Yachting in the Aeolian (Aeolian) Islands
Denis Korablev
  • 28.09.2021
  • 489

Italy. Yachting in the Aeolian (Aeolian) Islands

The Aeolian Islands archipelago is located in the southern part of the Tyrrhenian Sea and is famous, first of all, for the active volcano Stromboli. Due to volcanic phenomena on land and in the sea, they are also called the "Land of Volcanoes".
New Eco-Friendly Yacht Engines
Denis Korablev
  • 28.09.2021
  • 433

New Eco-Friendly Yacht Engines

A little more than a hundred years have passed since the beginning of the industrial production of oil and gas, and mankind faced the threat of self-destruction. The rapid development of industry, urbanization of society and complete indifference to the environment have led to global climate change on earth.
Yachting in the vicinity of Genoa (Italy)
Denis Korablev
  • 27.09.2021
  • 546

Yachting in the vicinity of Genoa (Italy)

Genoa is the largest port in Italy, the capital of Liguria and the departure point for cruise ships in the Mediterranean. This city played an important role in the life of the state, serving as a major port since the time of the Roman Empire. During the Crusades, the Republic of Genoa had the greatest political influence, with numerous overseas colonies. Competing with Venice for spheres of influence in the Mediterranean, it experienced cultural and economic development.
Correct bagging of sails
Denis Korablev
  • 27.09.2021
  • 483

Correct bagging of sails

The types of sails used on a yacht depend on the type of boat and its rigging. The service life of the sails depends on the fulfillment of certain rules and recommendations. There are such rules for the safe storage of sails in bags. Sailing bags used today (kitties) are rectangular bags made of durable nylon.
Yachting in the Ionian Sea: Kefalonia Island
Denis Korablev
  • 24.09.2021
  • 478

Yachting in the Ionian Sea: Kefalonia Island

Kefalonia is the largest of all the Ionian Islands and the ideal destination for those who love to relax in Greece. This island got its name from the mythical hero Kefal (Cephalus) - the founder of the clan, from which the famous king Odysseus comes.
Yacht sail care
Denis Korablev
  • 24.09.2021
  • 419

Yacht sail care

A sailing ship on the blue surface of the sea, like a beautiful butterfly, fluttering over the boundless horizon. Sails, as the main propulsion of the yacht, are designed to create the necessary thrust to use the force of the wind to move the yacht in the direction necessary for the crew.
Attractions of the island of Amorgos
Denis Korablev
  • 23.09.2021
  • 404

Attractions of the island of Amorgos

Amorgos is a mountainous island in the Cyclades archipelago with a long history and one of the most romantic in Greece. Due to its geographical position, it connects the Cyclades with the Dodecanese archipelago.
Yachting in Zakynthos - attractions of the "turtle island"
Denis Korablev
  • 23.09.2021
  • 491

Yachting in Zakynthos - attractions of the "turtle island"

The island of Zakynthos is a place in Greece famous for its unspoiled natural beauty and rich historical heritage. It is worth going here for the sake of relaxing on white beaches surrounded by lush Mediterranean greenery, visiting shrines and exploring local attractions.
What to choose for a yacht: gasoline or diesel engine
Denis Korablev
  • 23.09.2021
  • 664

What to choose for a yacht: gasoline or diesel engine

The development of yachting, its prevalence and availability, made this once highly specialized sport popular and widespread. Endless sea spaces and clean, healing air attract hundreds of thousands of residents of gas-polluted megacities on sea voyages. With this in mind, the comfort and safety of those who have a rest on the yacht came to the fore.
How to buy a yacht correctly
Denis Korablev
  • 22.09.2021
  • 458

How to buy a yacht correctly

Buying a yacht is a very difficult and responsible decision. Taking into account many factors and evaluating them without self-deception, a beginner-yachtsman will be able to make the right decision. Buying a yacht is not a momentary weakness or an impulse, because a yacht is a complex mechanism that requires constant investment.
Attractions of the island of Anafi
Denis Korablev
  • 22.09.2021
  • 535

Attractions of the island of Anafi

Anafi is a small island in the Cyclades archipelago, located 22 km east of Santorini. This island has a special natural beauty and is famous, above all, for its magnificent beaches. Tourists can also feel the atmosphere of old Greece here and observe the stunning beauty of the landscapes.