Denis Korablev
  • 05.11.2021
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Purpose and features of the AIS system

Recently, there has been a constant increase in the number of vehicles on the roads, the same is happening in the sea. The annual replenishment of the world civilian fleet is 3,000 ships, the displacement of which is over 100 tons. And how fast the small fleet is growing, statistics are silent.
Denis Korablev
  • 04.11.2021
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The choice and features of the operation of the tender for the yacht

The tender perfectly complements any yacht, providing a comfortable mooring when disembarking. With it, you can explore shallow bays and bays, it is convenient to deliver guests from the shore and back, entertain children (and not only), in addition, in extreme situations it is simply irreplaceable.
Denis Korablev
  • 03.11.2021
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Marine Hydraulics Service Highlights

The hydraulics of a sailboat have been compared to a workhorse because they do so much on board and do not require much attention. The hydraulic winch paired with the hydraulic thruster operates from dusk to dawn and does not overheat.
Denis Korablev
  • 03.11.2021
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Using wind turbines on a yacht

The gasoline (diesel) engines found on many boats allow the use of generators to charge batteries. Sailing ships do not have an engine, so alternative sources of electricity are required.
Denis Korablev
  • 01.11.2021
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5 best yachting weather apps

Yachtsmen, when deciding whether to go to sea today or not, are guided primarily by the weather. How can I find out the weather forecast if the voyage has been going on for several days? Weather forecast applications help out in such cases.
Denis Korablev
  • 01.11.2021
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We set up the water supply and sewerage of the yacht

Surprisingly, small boats require regular water supply, although there is plenty of water overboard. Lack of water on a yacht can spoil the mood for a long time, and a good rest will not work.
Denis Korablev
  • 29.10.2021
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What can kill a boat motor

Did you carefully read the operating instructions when you purchased the outboard motor? Few boat owners will answer in the affirmative, most just skimmed through the illustrations. The engine, although iron, also requires care.
Denis Korablev
  • 28.10.2021
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5 main nautical nodes

Marine knots are considered the most reliable. For a long time, first fishermen and then sailors learned to skillfully handle ropes. These skills have been passed down from generation to generation, and they are still relevant today. Training at a sailing school begins with the study of nautical knots, since everyone who wants to conquer the sea space on small ships is obliged to master the skill of their implementation.
Denis Korablev
  • 27.10.2021
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Yacht fire - what to do and how to minimize damage

A fire on a sailing ship is extremely dangerous, as the fire spreads instantly and can destroy the yacht in just 5 minutes. At sea, the crew members do not have to rely on someone's help, she simply will not have time to come. A yacht is a kind of "floating bomb" made of combustible materials (wood and plastic) and, in addition, has gas and fuel tanks on board!
Denis Korablev
  • 26.10.2021
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What modern hybrid yachts are today

Recently, a new trend has been observed in shipbuilding: the development of environmentally friendly and multifunctional yachts. Increasingly, boats are being produced with hybrid engines that use thermal and electrical energy.
Denis Korablev
  • 26.10.2021
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3 best sailing navigation apps

McConaghy boats built the Adastra trimaran, which was 140 feet long. In Monaco, this luxury yacht won the 2013 ShowBoats Design Awards in three nominations at a ceremony. Controlling the yacht from an iPad tablet (within a radius of 50 meters) was recognized as an original technical solution.
Denis Korablev
  • 25.10.2021
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Tips for choosing marine binoculars

Binoculars were invented over 400 years ago based on data from the creation of a telescope. Summarizing the experience of Dutch scientists, the great Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei designed binoculars in 1609, applying his knowledge of physics and mathematics. The purpose of the binoculars is to observe objects in the distance.
Denis Korablev
  • 20.10.2021
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How to make a frame tent for wintering with your own hands

When preparing for winter, the main task is to protect the vessel from bad weather and precipitation. Not everyone has the opportunity to hide a yacht in a special room, so yachtsmen invent various ways to preserve their property. Many people prefer a frame awning, since it is easy to make it yourself.
Denis Korablev
  • 19.10.2021
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Emergency procedures

When preparing for a sea cruise, it is impossible to foresee absolutely all situations. What can make the crew leave the ship within 5 minutes? Fire or threat to go under water with the yacht! In such cases, there is no time to think, before the beginning of the voyage, the actions of each member of the team should be worked out to automatism.
Denis Korablev
  • 13.10.2021
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What's wrong with digital navigation

For those who at least once went to sea under sail, the feeling of freedom and boundless space, multiplied by a unique delight, will remain in the memory forever. A standard classic beach excursion tour cannot be compared to a sailing yacht cruise.
Denis Korablev
  • 12.10.2021
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Powered Autopilot

Sailing is an exciting and extreme adventure that will be remembered for a lifetime. Yachtsmen, unlike tourists, know from their own experience how real yacht management differs from commercials.
Denis Korablev
  • 11.10.2021
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Selection and installation of a yacht latrine and fan system

The most modern technologies used to create new types of watercraft made it much easier to work with sails, provided ships with reliable navigation, and provided the crew with an acceptable level of comfortable living during long sea voyages. Human physiology provides for regular visits to the toilet for the realization of natural needs.
Denis Korablev
  • 07.10.2021
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Features of using the autopilot on a yacht

The last decades have been marked by an incredible increase in information about new technologies, which just a few years ago seemed to be a figment of the imagination of Hollywood directors. Electronic devices, by themselves, and integrated into systems, began to monitor our health, monitor our homes, take care of our children, help find our way home if we get lost.
Denis Korablev
  • 06.10.2021
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Propeller selection

The number of happy owners of yachts and boats is constantly growing. This means that the number of water-powered vessels is also increasing, because modern yachts and boats are equipped with engines of various designs, power and operating principles. One thing unites them - the problem of optimal selection of the propeller.
Denis Korablev
  • 05.10.2021
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What is a personal radio beacon

The development of modern technologies with the involvement of space satellites has made it possible to significantly increase the efficiency of rescue operations, covering the entire surface of the planet. The vast expanses of seas and oceans are not an obstacle for rescue and search operations, the purpose of which is to save the lives of people in trouble.