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Kaohsiung
Port of Entry
22°37.115'N, 120°15.224'E Chart icon.png
lat=22.61858 | lon=120.25374 | zoom=12 | y

Kaohsiung (Hokkien POJ: Ko-hiông; Hakka PFS: Kô-hiùng; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality located in southwestern Taiwan facing the Taiwan Strait. As of 2018, Kaohsiung has a population of approximately 2.77 million people, making it Taiwan's third most populous city. It is Taiwan's second largest city and its largest port, as well as one of the major container ports of the world.

Kaohsiung is probably Taiwan's best known centre for shipbuilding and in recent years has become a hub for superyacht building and repairs.

Charts

See Taiwan.

Weather

See Taiwan.

Passages

See Taiwan.

Islands

See Taiwan.

Communication

The port authority uses VHF channel 11; Tel: +886 (7) 562 2631; Fax: +866 (7) 531 2484;

Also see Cruiser's Nets

Entrance

Kaohsiung is a port of entry/exit for Taiwan. For details see Entrance: Taiwan.

Berthing

You can dock in the main port after following instructions of the port authority. Alternatively go to one of the marinas.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Horizon City Marina

Horizon City Marina/wiki/Kaohsiung#Horizon_City_Marina
Marina icon Horizon City Marina [[Kaohsiung#Horizon City Marina|Horizon City Marina]] 22°36.484'N, 120°17.782'E
Port of Entry

Marina Horizon City Marina is Taiwan's first international-class private yacht marina offering yacht berths from 10 to 60 m. Water, electricity. Repairs.

YachtONE@horizonyacht.com; Tel: +866 (963) 713 993; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel 68
Address: 806 39-1, Chenggong 2nd Road, Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Kha Shing Marina

Kha Shing Marina/wiki/Kaohsiung#Kha_Shing_Marina
Marina icon Kha Shing Marina [[Kaohsiung#Kha Shing Marina|Kha Shing Marina]] (Pier 22) 22°36.359'N, 120°17.774'E

A new marina with help with clearance, water, fuel, bar. Liftout, maintenance and repairs available.

sales@khashing.com.tw; Tel: +866 (7) 802 0345; Fax: +866 (7) 802 138; VHF channel XX
Address: No.10, Guangyang St., Xiaogang Dist., Kaohsiung City 81257, Taiwan

Shaochuantou Marina

Shaochuantou Marina/wiki/Kaohsiung#Shaochuantou_Marina
Marina icon Shaochuantou Marina [[Kaohsiung#Shaochuantou Marina|Shaochuantou Marina]] (Yacht Pier) 22°37.150'N, 120°16.160'E

Small public marina with floating pontoons for 15-20 yachts under 18 m. Free water & 110 V shore power, however water should be filtered as it is not of good quality. Public toilet, convenience shops, fuel station, hotels and other necessary supplies also available. Showers and Wi-Fi available at the sailing school (see above). Docking fees are charged by ton/day (which makes it cheap for small yachts). Often crowded.

XX@XXX; Tel: + 866 (7) 815 7085, ext. 1403; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX
Address:
Hours:
Prices: For the latest prices see [XXX Price Listing]

Anchorages

None.

Amenities

Facilities
Water In all3 marinas
Electricity In all3 marinas
Toilets In Shaochuantou Marina
Showers Near Shaochuantou Marina
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Supplies
Fuel In Kha Shing Marina and Shaochuantou Marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Services
Repairs ?
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity WiFi in Shaochuantou Marina
Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

Give the names and locations of supermarkets, grocery stores, bakeries, etc.

Store name1/wiki/Kaohsiung#.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EStore_name1.3C.2Fspan.3EProvisions icon Store name1 [[Kaohsiung#Store name1|Store name1]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, location, tel. +XX XXXX XXXXX.

Eating out

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

  • Location1
Name/wiki/Kaohsiung#.27.27.3Cspan_style.3D.22color:magenta_.22.3EName.3C.2Fspan.3E.27.27Eatingout icon Name [[Kaohsiung#Name|Name]] DD.dddDD.ddd description, tel. +XX XXXX XXXXX.

Transportation

See Taiwan.

Tourism

History

Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Friends

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

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References

See Taiwan.

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