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Talcahuano (Spanish pronunciation: [talkaˈwano]), with 250,348 inhabitants, is a port city and commune in the Biobío Region of Chile. It is part of the Greater Concepción conurbation. Talcahuano is located in the south of the Central Zone of Chile.

On February 27, 2010 Talcahuano was devastated by the 8.8 magnitude 2010 Chile earthquake and its subsequent tsunami.


British Admiralty
BA4248 - Ports in the Bahia Concepcion

See also Chile.


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Sources for Weather forecasts:


See Chile.


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Talcahuano is a port of entry/exit for Chile. For details see Entrance: Chile.


Talcahuano serves large ships as well as being the site of the principal Chilean naval base. Yachts go to the marina.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Marina el Manzano

Marina el Manzano/wiki/Talcahuano#Marina_el_Manzano
Marina icon Marina el Manzano [[Talcahuano#Marina el Manzano|Marina el Manzano]] 36°41.320'S, 073°06.055'W
Port of Entry

Good shelter, water, electricity, WiFi. Ground storage.

[email protected]; Tel: +56 (41) 745 743; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX


Bahia Coliumo

Bahia Coliumo/wiki/Talcahuano#.5B.5BBahia_Coliumo.5D.5D
It is North of Bahia Concepcion, the bay of Talcahuano.


Water In the Marina
Electricity In the Marina
Toilets ?
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Fuel ?
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Repairs ?
Internet WiFi in the Marina
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?


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

Eating out

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


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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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