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.
Denis Korablev
  • 04.08.2021
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Rescue equipment on the yacht

Practice has shown that the best rescue vehicle on a yacht is the yacht itself. For this reason, it is necessary to fight for the survivability of your vessel to the very last opportunity.
Denis Korablev
  • 26.06.2021
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How to prepare your boat for winter storage

Remember, the period of its operation and the subsequent quality of the mechanisms work depends on how correctly the preparatory measures for storing the vessel are carried out. Before the beginning of the winter period, it is recommended to draw up a work plan and determine the date of reactivation. This will help to reduce future maintenance costs.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.06.2021
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Types of fabrics for yacht sails

For over 100 years, people have used artificial materials effectively in the manufacture of sails. They are more durable, more expensive, and weigh much less than their ancestor - a sail made of material. Renowned brands offer materials with a range of qualities. Let's consider them in more detail.
Denis Korablev
  • 28.05.2021
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Preparing the yacht for sailing

Before you go on a trip on a yacht, it is imperative to check the operation of all systems and the serviceability of the mechanisms in the ship. This will provide comfort and safety for the entire vacation period.
Denis Korablev
  • 19.04.2021
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Design and operation of a manual flush yacht toilet

Everyone who has ever traveled on a yacht, in the first days of the trip, faced one delicate problem - the peculiarities of the toilet. On a yacht, the toilet is of great importance, but at the same time it is considered the most frequently broken element in the composition of the vessel.
Denis Korablev
  • 19.04.2021
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How to use a dinghy on a rented yacht

After graduating from the yachting school and having gained solid theoretical knowledge and practical sailing experience, you can plan your first yacht trip. What is required to make it as safe and comfortable as possible?

14 recommendations for those who decide to buy a yacht

When purchasing a used yacht with plans to actively use it for long voyages in the future, read these recommendations first - they are based on long-term practical experience and will help you understand all the nuances of buying a boat.

10 common mistakes aspiring yachtsmen make

Yachting is a trendy outdoor activity that attracts travel enthusiasts. For some, it is easier to practice in the chosen yacht club, someone goes sailing or carries tourists to work, and someone buys a personal yacht and goes for a drive.
Denis Korablev
  • 23.02.2021
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Best yachting books

This article provides a selection of fictional and educational literature about yachting, most of which was published at the peak of the popularity of sailing in the Soviet Union.

The importance of knowing the weather conditions when yachting

Any captain with sufficient sailing experience knows the importance of keeping track of the weather forecast just before sailing, because this aspect is the most important component of a successful and safe yacht vacation.
Denis Korablev
  • 01.12.2020
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Yachtsman's library: 12 books worth reading

Books are not only the best gift, but also a valuable source of knowledge that contributes to the study of any science and always leaves its mark in the memory, helping to understand and find a way out of difficult situations in the future.

Interesting options for New Year's gifts for the yachtsman

New Year is a great occasion to gather in the company of friends, relatives or colleagues who are keen on yachting and congratulate them, as well as to please them with a valuable and interesting gift on the maritime theme.
Denis Korablev
  • 14.10.2020
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.09.2020
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 16.09.2020
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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.

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.
Denis Korablev
  • 31.08.2020
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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.

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.

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.