Bahia Coliumo

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Bahia Coliumo
36°32.315'S, 072°56.861'W Chart icon.png
lat=-36.53858 | lon=-72.94769 | zoom=13 | y
Bahia Coliumo, Chile

This stop-over is ideal as it is within the bay and completely protected from the open ocean.


Chilean Charts

See also Chile.


Give local weather conditions or refer to another page (a region or island group) that covers these conditions.

Sources for Weather forecasts:


See Chile.


Call "Tome` Radio" as well as "Alcamar Coliumo" on VHF16. If no contact, then call "Talcahuano" on VHF16. (check for latest details)

Repeat the above procedure when leaving.

Also see Cruiser's Nets


Entrance to Bahia Coliumo/wiki/Bahia_Coliumo#Entrance_to_Bahia_ColiumoWorld icon.png Entrance to Bahia Coliumo [[Bahia Coliumo#Entrance to Bahia Coliumo|Entrance to Bahia Coliumo]] 36°31.459'S, 072°56.704'W


Tome is not a port of entry. Check-in/out procedures must be done at Concepcion and Talcahuano.


Marinas & Yacht Clubs

There is no marina and anchoring with two anchors or a borrowed mooring is recommended.

The Marina el Manzano is usually open for visiting yachts.


Caleta Rere

Caleta Rere/wiki/Bahia_Coliumo#Caleta_Rere
Anchorage icon Caleta Rere [[Bahia Coliumo#Caleta Rere|Caleta Rere]] (Caleta Los Morros) 36°31.923'S, 072°57.219'W
The best yacht anchorage in the bay is in Caleta Rere (Caleta Los Morros) in the westward hook of white due south of the Morro Grande.


Water Potable water is available (by arrangement) at the University Marine Station, otherwise by jerry jug in Tome' or Talcahuano
Electricity ?
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry Commercial laundries and dry cleaners in Concepcion and "housewife laundry" services can easily be found locally
Garbage ?
Fuel Fuel (diesel and petrol) is available by hose at Tome` and/or by jerry jug in Dichato
Bottled gas LPG can be filled or standard Chilean tanks exchanged
  • Major projects are better left for Valdivia where the North Sails rep is also located (Tito Grob). A rigger is available at El Manzano.
  • Good chandleries are located in Talcahuano and Concepcion.
Repairs Artisanal boatwrights are available and the nearest haulout isa by crane at El Manzano or by marine railway in Coronel. The closest travelift is at Alwoplast in Valdivia
Internet Cyber Cafes are widely available and many hotels have WiFi
Mobile connectivity Ordinary phones are available while a Chilean prepaid cellphone is a good purchase
Medical sevices Are good with two local Hospitals
Hotels A good selection of hotels in Concepcion
Vehicle rentals ?


A good selection of food stores (supermarkets), farmer's markets and wholesale vendors

Eating out

Give the name of recommended restaurants, tavernas, pastry stores, etc.

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  • Services are available (buses, taxis, trains) and Concepcion's airport (CCP) is close by at Carriel Bajo (principle carriers LAN & SKY).



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Places to Visit

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Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


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See Chile.


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