Sailing racing yacht team composition and organization
Denis Korablev
  • 09.11.2021
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Sailing racing yacht team composition and organization

The principle of building any team says: "The interests of the team are always higher than the interests of any individual person." Following this principle, the team exists, grows and wins. If one of the team members puts their interests above the team's interests, then the team is no longer there, you can disperse in different directions.
How to take part in a regatta for a beginner yachtsman and what you need to know
Denis Korablev
  • 08.11.2021
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How to take part in a regatta for a beginner yachtsman and what you need to know

Often, novice yachtsmen glance enviously towards experienced athletes taking part in regattas, and do not even consider the possibility of their own participation in such events. There is nothing for a beginner to do there, because there is so much to know and be able to do! Yes, to participate in regattas at a professional level, you need not only serious skills and excellent preparation, but also a lot of money. But amateur regattas are available to everyone.
How to determine the strength of the wind
Denis Korablev
  • 04.11.2021
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How to determine the strength of the wind

The wind "feeds" sailboats during movement, therefore any yachtsman is interested in the direction of the wind, its speed. Many people think about the question even before leaving the marina: "Will the wind change?"
What is a spinnaker and how to operate it
Denis Korablev
  • 29.10.2021
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What is a spinnaker and how to operate it

Sailing regattas always attract a lot of spectators. The sails are inflated with a favorable wind, and the ship runs across the sea towards adventure. The huge sail, named with the romantic English word "spinnaker", adorns cruising and racing yachts.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Powered Autopilot
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.
Features of using the autopilot on a yacht
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.
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.
Tips for various emergencies on a yacht
Denis Korablev
  • 15.09.2021
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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.
How can a beginner yachtsman learn to understand the wind? Expert advice.
Denis Korablev
  • 24.06.2021
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How can a beginner yachtsman learn to understand the wind? Expert advice.

The history of the use of wind power for sailing the seas and oceans goes back many centuries. The wind filled the sails of the legendary "Argo", the treacherous wind prevented Odysseus from returning to his native Ithaca. The force of the wind filled the sails of Columbus, helping to move towards the desired goal - the discovery of new lands.
Preparing the yacht for sailing
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.
10 common mistakes aspiring yachtsmen make
Denis Korablev
  • 26.02.2021
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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.
Best yachting books
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.
Yachtsman's library: 12 books worth reading
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.
Secrets of organizing the perfect corporate regatta
Denis Korablev
  • 10.11.2020
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Secrets of organizing the perfect corporate regatta

Corporate sailing regattas are a great way to organize sports team building. Taking part in corporate regattas, yachtsmen get the opportunity to try themselves in a new role, to feel vivid impressions, and for organizers this event is an effective way to increase employee loyalty.
Virtual reality: the best sailing simulators
Denis Korablev
  • 06.10.2020
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Virtual reality: the best sailing simulators

On the modern market of computer games, a huge number of different simulators are presented - for life, work and leisure. The yachting industry was no exception - today a large number of high-quality sailing simulators are available for everyone.
Tips for newcomers sailing as skipper for the first time
Denis Korablev
  • 07.08.2020
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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.
Yachting records
Denis Korablev
  • 24.03.2020
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Yachting records

The multi-billion dollar industry today brings together the largest shipbuilding companies, talented superyacht designers, yacht brokers and suppliers of related luxury goods. Your own yacht is access to the world of wealth and power.