What can be done about the corrosion of a yacht and its components
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.
Using GPS in yachting
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.
Yachting in Greece: the sights of the island of Mykonos
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.
Yachting in Greece: surroundings of Heraklion
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.
The best sailing simulators
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.
Yachting on the islands of the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago, Iceland
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.
What is waterproof clothing
Denis Korablev
  • 17.09.2021
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What is waterproof clothing

Any kind of active recreation and sports at sea requires a responsible and careful choice of equipment. Yachting, in this case, puts forward special requirements for the yachtsman's clothing. Despite the level of modern technology, the sea is unpredictable, and the sunny and calm weather promised by forecasters can suddenly burst into torrential rain or a sudden storm.
Safe lagging
Denis Korablev
  • 16.09.2021
  • 426

Safe lagging

Correct execution of maneuvers is the main condition under which you can protect the yacht from all kinds of collisions that threaten the integrity of the ship's hull.
Yachting in Micronesia: Marshall Islands
Denis Korablev
  • 16.09.2021
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Yachting in Micronesia: Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands are a group of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, in the middle of Micronesia. The Republic of the Marshall Islands includes 29 atolls and 5 isolated islands. Most of the archipelago's population lives on the two largest islands: Majuro and Kwajalein.
Tips for various emergencies on a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 15.09.2021
  • 420

Tips for various emergencies on a yacht

Going out to sea on a yacht is a unique combination of extreme sports, fishing, swimming and sunbathing. But above all, a yacht is a vehicle, the use of which requires strict adherence to certain rules. Modern safety regulations and accepted standards of conduct are the crystallization of the experience of many generations of true sailors.
Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Denis Korablev
  • 15.09.2021
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Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)

Located 980 km from mainland Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands offer an excellent opportunity to experience the unique flora and fauna of the archipelago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Denis Korablev
  • 15.09.2021
  • 424

Whitsunday Islands, Australia

The Whitsunday Islands (Trinity Day Islands) were so named by Captain Cook in honor of the feast of Pentecost (Trinity Day), but the traveler was mistaken about the date - his ship was in this place a day earlier.
French Polynesia: Tahiti Island
Denis Korablev
  • 14.09.2021
  • 434

French Polynesia: Tahiti Island

Tahiti is the largest of the islands of French Polynesia, attracting tourists from all over the world with its enchanting beauty of nature. It is from here that most of the cruises to the islands of the region depart.
The best wintering places for a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 14.09.2021
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The best wintering places for a yacht

The vast majority of people know that any vehicle will serve reliably and for a long time, only with proper care. A yacht, as a floating vehicle, is a complex mechanism that requires periodic maintenance and wintering in favorable conditions.
Yachting in Thailand - Koh Samui
Denis Korablev
  • 13.09.2021
  • 471

Yachting in Thailand - Koh Samui

Koh Samui is a tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand, surrounded by very small islets of the Ang Thong National Marine Park. A mountain range stretches across its entire territory, and the rest of the area is hilly and covered with lush tropical vegetation. The entire coastline of the island is represented by continuous beaches, quiet coves and bays.
Yachting in fog
Denis Korablev
  • 13.09.2021
  • 438

Yachting in fog

The fate of not only the yacht, but the crew as a whole depends on the actions of the yachtsman at the helm of the vessel. In conditions of reduced visual range, navigation at sea becomes much more difficult.
Yachting in Italy: surroundings of Sorrento
Denis Korablev
  • 10.09.2021
  • 444

Yachting in Italy: surroundings of Sorrento

Sorrento is a resort town in the Campania region on the Italian Amalfi Coast, known as a prestigious holiday destination. Even Roman patricians built their villas here, and on the nearest island of Capri, Emperor Tiberius built 12 villas, where he spent the last years of his life.
Yachting in the province of Salerno (Italy). Amalfi
Denis Korablev
  • 10.09.2021
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Yachting in the province of Salerno (Italy). Amalfi

Amalfi is a charming resort town that attracts Italian and foreign tourists. Today this seaside resort is a very popular holiday destination among yachtsmen in the region and Italy in general.
Yachting in French Polynesia. Tuamotu Archipelago
Denis Korablev
  • 10.09.2021
  • 437

Yachting in French Polynesia. Tuamotu Archipelago

The Tuamotu Archipelago is a two ridge of low-lying islands, most of which are coral atolls. The closest ones are located about 300 km from Tahiti.
Yachting in the vicinity of the island of Capri
Denis Korablev
  • 09.09.2021
  • 471

Yachting in the vicinity of the island of Capri

The island of Capri, located in the south of the Gulf of Naples in the Tyrrhenian Sea, is one of the symbols of Italy. Here the attention of travelers is presented with curious natural sights and numerous historical monuments.