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Canary Islands

Canary Islands. Winter. We can say that the swimming was planned at the last moment. The idea of taking the yacht on the charter for New Year came to us nearly in the very end of November. And because pretty well already studied the Mediterranean Sea doesn...
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1 year, 6 months ago 0 Comments

Boat Ventilation

The correct ventilation direction is from back to front. The right ventilation is a crucial issue that prolongs the life of every wooden ship, especially the one remaining moored in some port, marina, etc. It is true that modern GRP yachts, for example, c...
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1 year, 6 months ago 0 Comments

Omega unveiled as official timekeeper of Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

The prestigious Swiss watchmaker is the world leader in sports timekeeping and boasts a long history in top-level competition. Prior to becoming a Race Partner of the Volvo Ocean Race, Omega has taken the role of Official Timekeeper at the Olym...
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1 year, 7 months ago 0 Comments

How to Calibrate a Log

What you have to do to calibrate a log with the minimum of efforts? The best advice is to sail to some canal lock. There you will easily mark the speed over ground (SOG) after consulting the GPS and adjust the log speed proceeding from it. In case you hav...
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Race winner Martin Strömberg joins Turn the Tide on Plastic

Sweden’s Martin Strömberg, a three-time race veteran and winner from the 2011-12 edition, is joining skipper Dee Caffari’s Turn the Tide on Plastic team for the Volvo Ocean Race (full story below) Strömberg, who will be a watch ...
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A big trip From Sochi (Russia) to Athens (Greece) Part 2

As I told you before, we decided to have a rest for a few hours at the rocky island,then we decided to pick mussels for pilaf, stars, and hedgehogs and some other things as souvenirs. It is extremely splendid to cross Bosphorus and Dardanelles on the sou...
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A big trip From Sochi (Russia) to Athens (Greece)

Hi everybody! I'm gonna tell abount my interesting sailing experience which took place in 2016. We departed from Sochi on 14th October in the evening. We had the yacht PLANIDA, a 16-meter ketch and a six-member crew. The weather forecast said that ther...
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1 year, 7 months ago 2 Comments

Irish Olympic hero and Kiwi offshore racer to join Turn the Tide on Plastic

Turn the Tide on Plastic have announced two more female sailors for their Volvo Ocean Race campaign – Irish Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy and New Zealand’s Bianca Cook. Both under 30, the pair join skipper Dee Caffari’s m...
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Sailing around Corsica (part 4 Finale)

The island of Elba and its main port Portoferraio took us in the form of the small and rather unattractive marina, in which there was still a stank of some rotten stuff. It is situated on the highway in the suburb of the city. For some reason, Lotsia deci...
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