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Christian

Author's details

Name: Christian
Date registered: September 21, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Article on Anchoring in All-at-Sea Magazine — December 8, 2018
  2. Weather forecasts for cruising in and around French Polynesia — November 21, 2018
  3. Photos of Rurutu — November 6, 2018
  4. Photos of Maria (Austral Islands) — October 31, 2018
  5. Revierinfo zu Rurutu — October 30, 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

Dec
08

Article on Anchoring in All-at-Sea Magazine

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Anchoring Games: Part One–Material and Basic Maneuvers, All At Sea Caribbean, December 2018, p. 30–34. Free download from allatsea.net.

Nov
21

Weather forecasts for cruising in and around French Polynesia

I’ve just put a page on our blog that, on the one hand, summarizes all weather forecasts we’re using on Pitufa. It includes weather bulletins, surface-analysis charts, cyclone warnings, El-Niño discussions, and of course all Saildocs codes. On the other hand, the page also embeds all those current forecasts, so it may be a convenient all-in-one weather site for cruisers in French Polynesia.… Continue reading »

Nov
06

Photos of Rurutu

Oct
31

Photos of Maria (Austral Islands)

And here’s yet another one:

Oct
30

Cruising info on Rurutu

We added a small cruising guide about Rurutu (Austral Islands) to our blog, click here to read it.

Oct
28

Article about Pitufa’s Atlantic crossing

There is a new article in the current issue (Nov./Dec.) of Ocean7 as well as in the November issue of All at Sea Caribbean. It’s about our Atlantic crossing in 2011/12 and what we think about the ARC. Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Why we chose not to join an organized rally, All At Sea Caribbean, November 2018, p. 36–38. Free… Continue reading »

Oct
25

Pics from Rarotonga

And here’s the next delayed one:

Oct
23

Photos of Aitutaki

At the moment our galleries are quite delayed because we are either at remote places without any Internet or busy exploring and taking new pictures Here a few snapshots from Aitutaki in the Southern Cook Islands.

Oct
18

Touring around the Austral Islands

After an excursion through the Cook Islands, Pitufa is back in French Polynesia! We are currently in the ‘Archipel des Australes’ and hop from island to island, starting with Maria in the Northwest and finishing with Rapa Iti in the Southeast.

Oct
16

Time for a new generation?

When we bought Pitufa 10 years ago, she was equipped with navigation instruments by Robertson/Simrad which were already 10 years old then. We are still using these instruments, despite their growing need for life-sustaining measures. About five years ago, the mast top unit of the wind instrument was the first component to quit. On the passage from Galapagos to French Polynesia we soon learned to… Continue reading »

Sep
25

Leaving Aitutaki

It looks like we finally have a weather window to sail down to Rarotonga. We leave tomorrow morning–140 nm to go!

Sep
04

New photo gallery: Tongareva (Penrhyn)

Aug
13

Unspoiled nature

Jul
03

Busy pics

Here are some impressions of the busy times we had in Tahiti and Raiatea and of course some pics of Pitufa in her new look:

May
20

Photos of our 5th Gambier visit

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