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Christian

Author's details

Name: Christian
Date registered: September 21, 2010

Latest posts

  1. 10 Fun Ways To Flood A Bilge… — November 23, 2020
  2. Rapa Iti ist immer noch geschlossen — September 11, 2020
  3. Artikel in Yachtrevue, August-Ausgabe — September 9, 2020
  4. Article on our Mooring Project for Rapa Iti in Yachtrevue Magazine — September 9, 2020
  5. Neuer Betrachter für unsere Fotogalerien! — August 12, 2020

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

2020
23
Nov

10 Fun Ways To Flood A Bilge…

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: 10 Fun Ways To Flood A Bilge, All At Sea Caribbean, November 2020, p. 38–42. Download the whole magazine for free or read the online version of this article.

2020
09
Sep

Article on our Mooring Project for Rapa Iti in Yachtrevue Magazine

Christian Feldbauer, Birgit Hackl: Mit Rat und Tat–Eine Muring für Rapa Iti, Yachtrevue, August 2020, p.40–43.

2020
12
Aug

New Gallery Viewer!

Yeah, our blog has finally got a new photo-gallery viewer! It’s modern, intuitive, user-friendly, supports swiping, and works great on desktop as well as mobile devices (at least in my humble opinion). Please let me know if you encounter any bugs. Enjoy all our galleries with the new viewer–happy swiping!

2020
01
Aug

Article on shaft seals in All-at-Sea August issue

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Dripless Shaft Seals, All At Sea Caribbean, August 2020, p. 40–44. Free download from allatsea.net.

2020
31
Jul

Post forwarding

Dlvr.it seems to work! As we blog bilingual, I added another service to share our German posts to another facebook page @Pitufa.at for our German-speaking friends. Another Test…

2020
31
Jul

Automatically posting to facebook?

I am testing a service to automatically share our blog posts on our facebook page. It’s called dlvr.it, and I’m not sure yet whether it works or not. We will know as soon as this post shows up at @sy.pitufa…

2020
14
Jul

Article on Dangers of Atolls in Blue Water Sailing Magazine

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: The dangers of navigating and anchoring in atolls, Blue Water Sailing, Spring 2020, p. 24–29. Read the current issue online.

2020
12
Jul

In Touch with Nature–Article in All-at-Sea July Issue

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Cruising–Living in Touch with Nature, All At Sea Caribbean, July 2020, p. 42–48. Download the whole magazine for free or read the online version of this article.

2020
23
Apr

Article on our eastward trip from Tonga to Tahiti

Christian Feldbauer, Birgit Hackl: The “right” wrong way, Cruising World, April 2020, p. 59–62.

2020
19
Mar

Article on Shipwrecks in Yachtrevue Magazine

A multitude of electronic gadgets make sailing appear so simple, but gadgets and apps cannot substitute seamanship–many underestimate the risks… Christian Feldbauer, Birgit Hackl: Trügerische Sicherheit, Yachtrevue, März 2020, p.2–4. In German.

2020
03
Mar

Fotos of our last tour through the Tuamotus

2020
03
Mar

Gambier vs. Marquesas–Article in Blue Water Sailing

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: South Pacific Passages Compared, Blue Water Sailing, Winter 2020, p. 14–18. Read the current issue online.

2020
15
Feb

Geckos everywhere!

Each time we bring a banana-stack aboard a few blind passengers come with it. This way we ‘imported’ some geckos years ago who thrived in the smurfy environment. By now their great-grandchildren roam Pitufa. We don’t know how many we have, but we regularly see small ones in the garden under the sprayhood and adults everywhere inside and outside. Yesterday evening a seriously big and… Continue reading »

2020
10
Feb

Article in All-at-Sea Magazine February 2020

Birgit Hackl: The Little Things That Matter, All At Sea Caribbean, February 2020, p. 50–54. Free download from allatsea.net.

2020
02
Feb

Tack?

After a bumpy, swift ride the wind has calmed down a bit. Unfortunately it has also turned east, making it more difficult for us to reach Gambier. Let’s see if we need to tack on the last 93 nm.

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