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Christian

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Name: Christian
Date registered: September 21, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Die Perlfarmen im Gambier Archipel werden immer mehr zum Hindernis für Segler — March 30, 2018
  2. Gambier’s Pearl Farms Increasingly Become Navigational Hazard — March 30, 2018
  3. Article about our passage from Tonga to Tahiti in Ocean7 magazine — February 27, 2018
  4. New article in Ocean7 magazine — January 28, 2018
  5. Article on Fishing in All-at-Sea magazine — January 28, 2018

Most commented posts

  1. Change of plans — 10 comments
  2. Prevailing Ocean Winds — 6 comments
  3. Anchor windlass overhaul — 5 comments
  4. We are sailing! — 4 comments
  5. Boa Vista — 4 comments

Author's posts listings

Mar
30

Gambier’s Pearl Farms Increasingly Become Navigational Hazard

In recent years, the motto in the Gambier Islands seems to be “a pearl farm for everyone.” Many new concessions were granted, and the result is clearly noticeable. Not only were existing buoy fields massively expanded, but also countless smaller installations were deployed (and still are), scattered throughout the lagoon. Some of those new installations are made by one-man companies, lacking man-power, proper material, and… Continue reading »

Feb
27

Article about our passage from Tonga to Tahiti in Ocean7 magazine

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Ostwärts über den Pazifik, OCEAN7 02 (März/April) 2018, p. 24–28

Jan
28

New article in Ocean7 magazine

Birgit Hackl: Brillen für die Salomonen, OCEAN7 01 (Jänner/Februar) 2018, p. 40–43

Jan
28

Article on Fishing in All-at-Sea magazine

Birgit Hackl: Simple Fishing and Canning Tips, All At Sea Caribbean, January 2018, p. 28–32. Free download from allatsea.net.

Jan
12

Photos of Rapa Iti

Dec
24

Happy holidays!

We wish you a merry Christmas and a healthy, interesting, and successful year 2018!

Dec
09

Leaving the Tropics for a while

The Austral Islands are the southernmost island group of French Polynesia. Raivavae is just below the tropic of Capricorn, Rapa Iti even further down at the latitude of 27°35′. The Southern summer is the most pleasant time to visit these remote islands.

Dec
04

Article in All-at-Sea: Eyeglasses for the Solomon Islands

We met Paul and Frances (SY Monkey Fist) in Tahiti and were impressed by their project to bring used glasses to people in remote areas. Check out their homepage www.eyeglassassist.org! Right now they need donations for their next expedition… Birgit Hackl: Glasses for the Solomon Islands, All At Sea Caribbean, December 2017, p. 36–38. Free download from allatsea.net.

Nov
20

Pics of Toau

Nov
06

Some impressons of our last stay in Tahiti

Better late than never, we just uploaded some pics of our recent stay in Tahiti and Moorea.

Nov
04

Article on Watermaker installation in All-at-Sea magazine

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Watermaker on a small boat: It can’t be modular enough!, All At Sea Caribbean, November 2017, p. 36–38. Free download from allatsea.net.

Nov
04

New article in Ocean7 magazine

Christian Feldbauer, Birgit Hackl: Navigation in Korallenatollen, OCEAN7 06 (November/Dezember) 2017, p. 28–33

Oct
05

New Tattoo

Wherever you go in French Polynesia, almost everybody has tattoos. Their traditional symbols are deeply embedded in the Polynesian culture. I got a small manta tattooed two years ago and this year I could not resist and got him a bigger brother.

Aug
16

Article on Improvisation in All-at-Sea magazine

Living on a small boat on a small budget in remote places requires a great deal of improvisation skills. This article shows some of our improvised repairs. Those were usually just temporary fixes, although some became permanent ones… Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Mad Max Makeshift Magic, All At Sea Caribbean, August 2017, p. 36–40. Free download from allatsea.net.

Jul
17

New Photos: Mantas!

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