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Christian

Author's details

Name: Christian
Date registered: September 21, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Article on Pacific Weather in Cruising World Magazine — June 19, 2019
  2. Photos from the 2019 Gambier Festival — April 20, 2019
  3. Penrhyn article in Cruising World April 2019 — April 15, 2019
  4. Wetterberichte für Französisch Polynesien — March 27, 2019
  5. Cruising Info on Rapa Iti — March 27, 2019

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

Jun
19

Article on Pacific Weather in Cruising World Magazine

This article is on the weather in the tropical South Pacific and we explain the South Pacific Convergence Zone (SPCZ). Christian Feldbauer, Birgit Hackl: Pacific Highs… and Lows, Cruising World, June/July 2019.

Apr
20

Photos from the 2019 Gambier Festival

Apr
15

Penrhyn article in Cruising World April 2019

We have a few articles accepted for publication in the renowned Cruising World magazine, and the first one has now actually made it into the April issue. This one is about our stay in Penrhyn. Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: A Cook Islands Highlight, Cruising World, April 2019.

Mar
27

Cruising Info on Rapa Iti

Our little cruising guide on Rapa Iti, the southernmost island in the Australs, is finally on-line!

Mar
27

Cruising info on Tubuai

We’ve put a short cruising guide for Tubuai in the Austral Islands onto our blog.

Feb
10

Finally! Photos of our mooring project in Rapa Iti

Jan
12

Part 2 of our Anchoring Article in All-at-Sea January 19

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Anchoring Games: Part Two–Techniques for Special Conditions, All At Sea Caribbean, January 2019, p. 36–40. Free download from allatsea.net.

Jan
06

New article in Ocean7

Birgit Hackl, Christian Feldbauer: Die kleinen Dinge des Bootslebens, OCEAN7 1 (Jan./Feb.) 2019, p. 48–50

Dec
23

2018–A year full of adventures

For Pitufa and her crew, 2018 was a very exciting year. We visited many new places, some of them were rather off the beaten track and some were real nature paradises. We made several new friends with locals and enjoyed Polynesian hospitality over and over. We started our tour in January 2018 from Rapa Iti in the Austral Islands and we are back in Rapa… Continue reading »

Dec
20

Photos of our stop in Tubuai

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 how all those can be requested via Saildocs. On the other hand, the page also embeds all those current forecasts, so it may be a convenient all-in-one weather site… 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.

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