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Christian

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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

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.

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

May
19

Getting started in Tahiti

We arrived last night at Pt. Venus, were invited for pancakes this morning on SY L’avenir (thanks a lot!!), sailed down to Marina Taina at noon, had our new gennaker delivered in the afternoon (incredible, only 4 days after it was sent from Hongkong…), did some provisioning afterwards, organised a propeller repair for next week and reserved a rental car (it took us 1.5 hours… Continue reading »

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

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