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
  • 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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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
  • 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
  • 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?
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.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.02.2021
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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.
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.
Denis Korablev
  • 31.08.2020
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 15.07.2020
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About the repair of fiberglass yacht hulls

Repairing the hull or deck of a fiberglass yacht built in the 70s or 80s of the last century is not a difficult task for experienced owners. However, when it comes to relatively new ships, released in the 90s of the last century and later, one has to face difficulties in self-repair.
Denis Korablev
  • 13.07.2020
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Alternative energy use on board

A modern yacht is not just a means of transportation, but also a complex set of systems (navigation, household, electrical, water, security systems) that consume energy.
Denis Korablev
  • 28.06.2020
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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.
Denis Korablev
  • 25.06.2020
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How to choose a yacht for a trip around the world: highlights

There is no doubt that the ideal vessel does not exist - a yacht that fits anyone and for all kinds of conditions. Some of the yachtsmen dare to travel around the world - a test to the limit of possibilities, while others prefer speed and new personal records.
Denis Korablev
  • 11.05.2020
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Tips for choosing an anchor for a yacht

An anchor on a ship is more than an important thing, it is a symbol of hope and tranquility on the water. This attribute will determine not only the comfort of fishing or stopping in some secluded bay for diving from the board, but also, most importantly, the safety of being on a journey in the sea.
Denis Korablev
  • 22.12.2019
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What is the future of hybrid yachts?

Modern manufacturers are increasingly working on hybrid propulsion systems for yachts, combining conventional combustion engines with electric motors and high-capacity batteries.
Denis Korablev
  • 03.12.2019
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Installing the echo sounder sensor on the yacht

The echo sounder is an indispensable technical assistant for yachtsmen and fishermen, allowing you to accurately analyze the situation under the vessel. One of the most demanded questions among water motors remains the fixing of the device sensor.