Denis Korablev
  • 29.09.2021
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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."
Denis Korablev
  • 28.09.2021
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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".
Denis Korablev
  • 28.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 27.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 27.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 27.09.2021
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Why the magnetic compass is wrong

The official history of the compass begins with a description in a Chinese philosophical treatise of an orienteering device away from the coast. This date dates back to the 3rd century, although indirect confirmation of the use of primitive compasses by sailors of antiquity can be found in the works of Herodotus.
Denis Korablev
  • 24.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 24.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 23.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 23.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 23.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.09.2021
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.09.2021
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What can be done about the corrosion of a yacht and its components

The use of the first metal nail, used in the construction of a sailing ship, gave rise to the constant and unceasing struggle of a person with the process of metal destruction - corrosion. Over the centuries, with the increasing presence of metal parts of the case and mechanisms, the problem of anti-corrosion protection has grown to a critical scale.
Denis Korablev
  • 21.09.2021
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Using GPS in yachting

The past decades have been marked by the emergence of completely new technologies used in various spheres of human activity. We stopped noticing microwaves, Teflon-coated dishes, mobile phones became a common accessory.
Denis Korablev
  • 21.09.2021
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Yachting in Greece: the sights of the island of Mykonos

The Greek island of Mykonos, located in the center of the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea, attracts tourists primarily with its beautiful beaches and an abundance of historical sites to explore. In ancient Greek mythology, there are several references to the island, named after the hero Mikon, the grandson of Apollo.
Denis Korablev
  • 20.09.2021
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Features of traveling on a yacht with children

It's no secret that parents try to give their children all the best. A family vacation on a yacht guarantees a lot of impressions and wonderful rest. And before planning yachting for the whole family, it is necessary to study a number of rules for finding the passengers present on board, which will ensure a comfortable stay.
Denis Korablev
  • 20.09.2021
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Yachting in Greece: surroundings of Heraklion

The Greek port of Heraklion (the capital of Crete) got its name in honor of the hero of myths Hercules, who performed one of his exploits in Crete. Today, thanks to the dynamically developing tourist infrastructure and rich history, this city is the most popular holiday destination.
Denis Korablev
  • 20.09.2021
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The best sailing simulators

The benefits of simulators, no matter what area they concern, often cause heated debate among fans and opponents of virtual learning. Of course, it is difficult to call the winner in "shooting games" a real warrior, driving a virtual car will not replace the realities of the road, it is strange to consider the winner of virtual sailing races an experienced captain.
Denis Korablev
  • 17.09.2021
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Yachting on the islands of the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago, Iceland

Vestmannaeyjar is a small archipelago south of Iceland, consisting of 16 islands, as well as several dozen rocks and cliffs. There is only one inhabited of the islands - Heimaey, it is also the largest in area and the most populated. There is an airport with two runways and a seaport.