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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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05.04.2012
Vintage Yachting Games 2012 - a new look at "old" yachts

Vintage (mechanics) - old mechanisms and instruments, well preserved and functionally suitable in the modern world. In a broad sense - any objects, tools and mechanisms made of high quality and expensive materials using the manual labor of a master (Wikipedia)

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18.03.2012
Test drive aluminum yacht Allures 45

Chris Beeson, testing the French yacht Allures 45 with true pedigree, designed for a small crew, will talk about her comfort and safety.

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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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18.03.2012
Vendee Globe - a test on the brink of possibilities

The Vendee Globe singles trip - a test on the verge of the capabilities of yachts and people

November 10, 2012: a huge number of yachts and boats in the water area of the French city of Les Sables d'Olonne, sub-prefecture of the Vendée region. They all gathered here to see the start of one of the most exciting and challenging regattas in the world. 20 brave souls challenged the oceans and winds in the fight for the Vendee Globe 2012-2013 trophy.

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18.03.2012
What you can't do without on a long sailing trip

9 yachtsmen, having visited different sailing areas, will tell you what is impossible to do without on a long sailing trip.

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18.03.2012
Good Maritime Practice Short Course: Anchoring

Good Maritime Practice Short Course: Anchoring

Whether we are anchored in the marina (in the absence of mooring), whether we are hiding from the bad weather in a cozy cove, or simply in a picturesque, but unequipped place for anchorage, under the engine or under sail, we perform maneuvers that obey the general rules, which we will consider ...

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17.03.2012
Forward to new bays! Anchorage selection

The choice of anchorage along with a suitable anchorage is crucial for a restful night's sleep. But not all bays allow you to anchor without much thought and preparation. We will show you how to read nautical charts correctly and what needs to be done in advance to ensure the safety and comfort of anchorage.

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17.03.2012
The finish of the regatta - the beginning of preparation for the next start

Results of Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012
The finish of the regatta - the beginning of preparation for the next start

The Galway Dinner summed up the highlight of the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race cruising season in the world. Once again, the storming of this peak of sailing gave an unforgettable experience, the joy of victories and the bitterness of defeat. For the eleventh time, several daredevil carriages challenged the winds and oceans, traveled thousands of miles to prove to themselves and to all of us that a person can control everything or almost everything ...

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