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Xiamen
Port of Entry
24°28.790'N, 118°05.365'E Chart icon.png
lat=24.479836 | lon=118.089419 | zoom=11 | y

Xiamen, formerly known from its Hokkien pronunciation as Amoy, is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China, beside the Taiwan Strait. It is divided into six districts: Huli, Siming, Jimei, Tong'an, Haicang, and Xiang'an. Altogether, these cover an area of 1,699.39 square kilometers (656.14 sq mi) with a population of 3,531,347 as of 2010. The urbanized area of the city has spread from its original island to include parts of all six of its districts, with a total population of 1,861,289.

The city is known for its mild climate, Hokkien culture and Gulangyu Island, as well as its relatively low pollution. In 2006, Xiamen was ranked as China's 2nd-"most suitable city for living", as well as China's "most romantic leisure city" in 2011 and is regarded as China's cleanest, most beautiful, seaport city

Charts

See China.

Weather

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Passages

See China.

Islands

Communication

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Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

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Entrance

Xiamen is a port of entry/exit for China. For details see Entrance: China.

Berthing

Upon arrival it is likely you will be asked to anchor where the commercial vessels have to anchor just by the Special Economic Zone. You will not be able to move and will have to use official pilot boats to get to/from the shore at US$150/trip. The Anchorage is exposed to waves, traffic, and wind. However, your agent may be able to negotiate a move to the Iron Rock Sailing Club or to the new Shangshan International Yacht Club .

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Iron Rock Sailing Club

Iron Rock Sailing Club/wiki/Xiamen#Iron_Rock_Sailing_Club
Marina icon Iron Rock Sailing Club [[Xiamen#Iron Rock Sailing Club|Iron Rock Sailing Club]] 24°31.948'N, 118°10.475'E

The Iron Rock Yacht Club and the marina in Wuyan Bay, are about 15 nM north of the commercial anchorage on the northeastern part of Xiamen Island. To get into the bay where the marina is situated, it is necessary to pass under a bridge, with 24 m clearance at low tide and 16-18m at high tide.

mail@ironrocksailing.com; Tel: +86 (592) 806 9602; Fax: +86 (592) 8069600; VHF channel XX
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Shangshan International Yacht Club

Shangshan International Yacht Club/wiki/Xiamen#Shangshan_International_Yacht_Club
Marina icon Shangshan International Yacht Club [[Xiamen#Shangshan International Yacht Club|Shangshan International Yacht Club]] 24°28.293'N, 118°11.331'E

Description.

XX@XXX; Tel: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX


Anchorages

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Amenities

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Provisioning

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

Eating out

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

Transportation

  • Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN). The airport is on Xiamen island and close to downtown

See also Fujian.

Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See China.

Comments

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