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20.04.2016
Tips for protecting electronic devices on board a yacht

Our life has long revolved around all kinds of gadgets and other technology. Navigation on phones and tablets. The Internet has long overshadowed radio broadcasting of weather forecasts. And, before we go on a cruise, we thoroughly wool the weather sites. Radio beacons are closely intertwined with our smartphones, and for many travelers, working in global and social networks, blogging has become almost the only way to make money (unless, of course, they do not want to get involved in boat repairs and get entangled in a sticky web with putties, resins , fiberglass and other chemicals).

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26.02.2016
How to choose an anchor for your boat

Anchor - a symbol of hope, an attribute of calm

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17.06.2014
Steering wheel abeam

Those looking to install a bow thruster a little later must consider many factors to ensure sufficient thrust in any situation. Place and method of installation, dimensions and technical equipment provide either sovereign maneuvering, or chaotic eccentric "turns". We also provided a market overview of thrusters for yacht models around 35 feet from major manufacturers.

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03.06.2014
How does the Ultrasound protection system work?

By running the test over a long period of time in vivo and without the use of laboratory measurements, we wanted to find out how the Ultrasound system of protection against build-ups works. To do this, for four months, we used four ultrasonic sensors installed on the hull of the brand new yacht Varianta 44, which detected vibrations.

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01.07.2013
Sleep for solo swimming

Sleep is the main and most discussed problem of solo yachtsmen on the forums.

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05.04.2012
Cruising laminate sails: tips for choosing and buying

Their development is as exciting as it is exciting, primarily for sailing sailors: the so-called cruise laminate sails that give wings to modern yachts. We will tell you about the current state of this technology and try to give advice on choosing and buying laminate cruise sails.

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05.04.2012
Mast Overview: Checking the Mast and Shrouds

Many boaters overlook one of the most complex and fragile systems on board: the spar. We present you with a short overview on spars that will also answer your insurance related questions.

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18.03.2012
Down with the old varnish!

Yacht Overhaul: In their three-part refurbishment story, Michaela and Volker Kiesling describe the complete refurbishment process under and above the deck of their 30-year-old classic fiberglass yacht. The first part is about creating the ideal base for a new paint finish.

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15.03.2012
Let the battery live!

"Mega Pulse" is the name of a small device that extends the life of rechargeable batteries and batteries. Michael Bohmann tested this unique device on an old battery for 1 year.

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