Puerto Puyuhuapi

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Puerto Puyuhuapi
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Puerto Puyuhuapi
Photo:Frank Holden - yate Westerly Serenade"

A convenient diversion when northbound the town of Puyuhuapi was settled by Germans in the period immediately before WW2. Close south of Puyuhuapi is Bahia Dorita with several moorings owned by the 5-star 'Termas de Puyuhuapi' resort. While not cheap a day spent at the resort in the thermal springs is worth every peso after a month or two of working your way through the channels from the south.

Charts

See also Chile.

Weather

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Passages

When northbound an approach up Canal Puyuhuapi and a departure via Canal Jacaf does not add a huge distance to a passage to Pto Montt and also provides shelter from the prevailing N'lys which can raise an uncomfortable sea in Canal Moreleda.

Communication

Nil.

Navigation

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Berthing

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

There is a small but very expensive private marina to the NW of the town wharf. Temporary anchorage available close offshore. Several moorings have been laid in front of the Termas de Puyuhuapi resort.

Anchorages

There are a number of secure anchorages in both Canales Jacaf and Puyuhuapi.

Amenities

Facilities
Water There is only limited water alongside the town jetty and it is used by small commercial traffic
Electricity N/A (Not Available)
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Showers ?
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Supplies
Fuel Diesel by ship's jerry cans from the COPEC depot who will arrange delivery by pick-up to the water's edge
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Services
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Provisioning

  • Reasonable supplies available including fresh fruit and vegies
  • An easier and more convenient stop than Chacabuco when northbound

Eating out

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Transportation

  • It is served by Puyuhuapi Airport

=Tourism

Places to Visit

ermas de Puyuhuapi resort
'Photo:Frank Holden - yate Westerly Serenade


Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See Chile.

Comments

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  • Made an overnight stop in April 2017 at which time the place looked as if it had been hit by a mud bomb…
    Apart from the owner's motor boat we were the only boat in the marina. Cost was 30,000 pesos a night. Only facilities were fresh water. If needing stores I would go to Aguirre instead. Quality of fuel was, however, good. Frank.

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