An overview of 10 mobile apps every yachtsman needs
Denis Korablev
  • 14.10.2020
  • 357

An overview of 10 mobile apps every yachtsman needs

Like the vast majority of the world's inhabitants, yachtsmen are accustomed to smartphones and, whenever possible, use the functions of mobile technology for more comfortable, convenient and safe boat control.
On the strength of the wind in sailing
Denis Korablev
  • 02.10.2020
  • 634

On the strength of the wind in sailing

Wind in sailing yachting is a major factor considered by all boaters. Knowledge of the nature of the wind, the parameters of its occurrence and impact on the weather makes it possible to determine the course, choose convenient parking, plan transitions and select tactics when participating in regattas.
5 popular Russian rivers for sailing
Denis Korablev
  • 25.09.2020
  • 333

5 popular Russian rivers for sailing

Seasoned sailors know that many factors should be taken into account when choosing one of the rivers as a route - such as shallow areas, rapids, depth differences, weather changes, etc.
Tips for choosing a yacht interior
Denis Korablev
  • 22.09.2020
  • 363

Tips for choosing a yacht interior

The interior of pleasure yachts should correspond to their purpose, that is, create conditions for a comfortable rest. After all, the romance of sea voyages is determined, among other things, by the qualities of the ship on which the voyages are made.
Autopilot on a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 16.09.2020
  • 611

Autopilot on a yacht

After purchasing a yacht, you should think about choosing a high-quality and reliable autopilot, because with such a device you will be able to pay more attention to the crew and be sure that the vessel will not go off course and will come to the destination port.
Features of yachting on the Moscow Region reservoirs
Denis Korablev
  • 14.09.2020
  • 296

Features of yachting on the Moscow Region reservoirs

The popularity of rest on yachts in the Moscow region is gradually increasing. The reason for this, apparently, is the economic considerations of Russians and Muscovites, in particular, as well as noticeable climatic changes in recent decades.
Best Regions in Italy for Yacht Charter
Denis Korablev
  • 09.09.2020
  • 360

Best Regions in Italy for Yacht Charter

Depending on the geographic location, the density and quality of natural and cultural attractions and other factors, there are a number of regions in Italy that are most suitable for travel on chartered yachts.
New Year on a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 08.09.2020
  • 395

New Year on a yacht

It is unusual to celebrate the New Year - the dream of many travelers and tourists, and every year some of them decide to celebrate the main holiday of the year abroad, including on a yacht.
How to choose the right outboard motor for your yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 31.08.2020
  • 728

How to choose the right outboard motor for your yacht

The modern powerboat market can offer a wide variety of reliable and durable branded outboard motors. Let's take a look at some tips and tricks to follow in order to choose the right motor for your yacht.
Swimming in the fog
Denis Korablev
  • 31.08.2020
  • 366

Swimming in the fog

Fog is a natural phenomenon that creates high risks of ship collisions during shipping. The appearance of fog is due to the approach of the air temperature to the dew point by 3 degrees. Typically, fog extends over water or land.
Travel route planning rules
Denis Korablev
  • 26.08.2020
  • 317

Travel route planning rules

The success of the trip and the pleasure obtained from yachting largely depend on the correct planning of the route. Therefore, here we will try to consider the factors that must be taken into account when choosing a sailing route.
Anchorage selection rules
Denis Korablev
  • 17.08.2020
  • 408

Anchorage selection rules

The right choice of anchorage and the proper length of the anchor chain determines the peace of mind of your night's rest. Many boaters think they know where to choose an anchorage location and how to properly anchor.
Tips for newcomers sailing as skipper for the first time
Denis Korablev
  • 07.08.2020
  • 369

Tips for newcomers sailing as skipper for the first time

Going to sea for the first time as a captain is the most important moment in the life of any yachtsman, and if everything goes smoothly, it rewards you with confidence in your abilities in the future.
How to check a diesel when buying a used yacht without starting it
Denis Korablev
  • 05.08.2020
  • 337

How to check a diesel when buying a used yacht without starting it

When purchasing a used yacht with a diesel engine, the problem of checking it arises. The fact is that the owner who "knows" the engine can distort the current problems so strongly that it will inadvertently mislead even an experienced specialist.
Guidelines for choosing reliable binoculars for a yachtsman
Denis Korablev
  • 27.07.2020
  • 304

Guidelines for choosing reliable binoculars for a yachtsman

Marine binoculars are an optical instrument that is becoming an essential tool for the sailor. The importance of binoculars on board a ship can hardly be overestimated, and in order to be able to see the most distant objects and examine small details in any weather on land and at sea, it is worth purchasing a waterproof device.
Tips for extending the sailing season (cold voyage rules)
Denis Korablev
  • 16.07.2020
  • 342

Tips for extending the sailing season (cold voyage rules)

The formation of ice cover on the reservoirs of the northern regions of the Earth stops any navigation, ships left in the water are damaged, and the conditions for traveling on a yacht at sea during this period cannot be called comfortable.
How to deal with traffic in busy waters
Denis Korablev
  • 06.07.2020
  • 345

How to deal with traffic in busy waters

For many skippers, the challenge of coping with navigation is more difficult than coping with the vicissitudes of the weather or approaching the shore in fog.
Tips for caring for an infant on board
Denis Korablev
  • 05.07.2020
  • 300

Tips for caring for an infant on board

Sailing at sea with a baby on board is associated with the difficulties of caring for him and the need for the mother to constantly adapt to the unpredictable movements of the yacht during rough seas and to the changing conditions on the ship.
Yacht Towing Tips
Denis Korablev
  • 30.06.2020
  • 361

Yacht Towing Tips

Sooner or later, every yachtsman has to deal with the need for towing - from one end or the other. Towing accidents show that it is not easy to do, especially in difficult weather conditions and when it comes to small yachts.
What to choose: a yacht with a gasoline or diesel engine?
Denis Korablev
  • 28.06.2020
  • 551

What to choose: a yacht with a gasoline or diesel engine?

What type of engine to choose (gasoline or diesel) - modern yachtsmen argue about this, often citing arguments that turn out to be myths, nothing more. The first myth concerns safety - they say that diesel engines are more fire and explosion safe.