Talcahuano

Coliumo-15- Talcahuano-50 Trana Charts UK 1319, 3074 US 22290, 22311 Chile 600, 611, 612 1796 Punta Tumbes 36 36'-9S 73 06'-6W F1.5s36ml8M Siren (3)30s White round metal tower, red bands 6m 028 -vis-273 1797 Morro Lober a 36 34'-8S 72 59'-7W F1.10s79m9M White GRP tower, red bands 4m 332 -vis-200 1798 Isla Quinquina 36 36'-3S 73 02'-9W F1.10s89m32M Siren(2)30s Nr. North end White metal tower, red bands 7m 048 -vis-015 1802 Punta Arenas 36 38'-3S 73 03'-2W Fl(3)9s7m6M White metal mast, red bands...

Sofo be

UK 1289 US 22341 Chile 704, 706 General A well-sheltered but deep anchorage on the SW side of the canal between Islas Chidguapi and Puluqui. Anchor in 10-15m (rapidly shoaling bottom) Canal Chidguapi 41 49'-7S 73 05'-4W between the W end of the salmon pens and the white beach. Restaurant ashore (booking necessary). UK 1313 US 22341 Chile 704, 705, 706 General Calbuco is a town perched on top of a hill overlooking the sea and is now linked to the mainland by a causeway. It was a settlement...

Lfo Penas to Puerto ipson

speaking, travel in the region is restricted to i used by commercial traffic. However, in systems north of Magallan Straits it seems Dgnised that yachts will deviate from the rial route to explore glaciers. South of the Armada is more sensitive, partially of its responsibility to aid vessels in distress efore the need to know who is where, and because of its defence responsibilities. In le Channel the Armada is particular that the that you intend to use are listed on the there are certain...

Arica to Canal Chacao

The characteristics of this coast are hundreds of miles of inhospitable beach and cliff with the few places to land or shelter widely spaced of a north going sea drift and north going winds, often light to nonexistent in the north and strong in the south. Rainless desert in the north, a Mediterranean climate with winter rains in the middle and a temperate climate in the south with greatly increased rainfall winter and summer and greater intrusion of winds from the north in the winter. c. The...

De Arauco

UK 3075, 3081 US 22335 Chile 623 General Bahia Corral is at the entrance to Rio Valdivia. There are two anchorages which may be useful. The first, Puerto Corral, is on the west coast of Bahia Corral, opposite the entrance to Rio Valdivia. If breaking seas caused by a strong north wind close the river entrance, a boat may wait at Puerto Corral for improved conditions. The best anchorage, close in, will probably be crowded with large fishing boats also taking shelter but a deep water anchorage...

Preface

The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation was created by members of the RCC to enable them and others to bring their experience of sailing and cruising to a wider public and to encourage the aspiring sailor to cruise further afield with confidence. The Pilotage Foundation, a registered charity whose object is 'to advance the education of the public in the science and practice of navigation', was established with a generous grant by an American member of the RCC, Dr Fred Ellis, and fulfils its...

Continuation

2-19 Isla Llancahu - Caleta Los Ba os UK 1313 US 22341 Chile 709,704 General Caleta Los Ba os is open to the north but it has running hot water and a hotel. The rock marked at the west entrance of the bay is well offshore and covered at high water (no surf). The river delta, west of the hotel, is shallow. Anchor in 10-15m. A more secure anchorage, although still open to the north, can be found in Caleta Andrade, lm to the west of Caleta Los Ba os. The entrance to this long bay is simple with no...

Diversion Seno Reloncavi

A useful spot if the run up to Ralun is disrupted by weather. The anchorage is a fairly small inlet within Caleta Martin on the east side of Punta Chaparano. Enter Caleta Martin until the entrance is seen, behind a small promontory with a rock or islet off it, then take the centre line. Anchor and run a line to the orange-painted concrete block and another line aft. There are many fish cages. The small bay at the northeast end of this island is one of the most secure and sheltered anchorages in...

Pi

D shelter and good shellfish (but see the ing in the introduction about the Red Tide, der 'Shellfish' - south of Puerto Melinka the 'da state on the yacht zarpe that no bivalve ellfish should be eaten because of the high risk of ath from Marea Roja). The southern arm of the mam estero is cluttered islets and is foul. ere are five anchorages around Isla Filomena, hich is privately owned two in the northwestern 0, two along the south west coast - see plan -another off the north east coast....

Diversion

3*43 Estero Quitralco - Caleta Descanso This bay, which lies 2 miles NE of Punta Lynch, in Estero Quitralco provides perfect shelter from strong northerly winds. Access is straightforward. Good holding in 6m. Estero Quitralco is a huge estuary visited regularly by the commercial passenger ships, Skorpio 1, 2 and 3, which sail from Puerto Montt to Laguna San Rafael. The ships stop at the thermals on the north shore of the main, east, arm of the Estero. The land at the head of the north arm,...

Canal Darwin to Golfo de Peas

To pass from Rio T mpanos to the Pacific by the approved route it is necessary to return northwards to Paso Tres Cruces, 45 48'S 73 40'W and then turn west. But the adventurous might send the boat the long way round, traverse 15 miles southwest on foot and rejoin it at Bah a San Quint n to continue the journey south. This section deals with links from Canal Err zuriz to the Pacific, the outside passage to Golfo de Pe as and anchorages on the north side of that Gulf. There are no large scale US...

Rada de Palena

UK 1288 US 22360 Chile 716. 717 General The anchorage is in Estero Piti-Palena, behind Isla los Leones, which after a narrow entrance opens out into a bay some 4M long almost totally shut off from the sea. The mouth of Buta-Palena is over the sandbank west of Los Leones and has a bar. This is not navigable by yachts and by dinghy only at high tide and the way through the bar changes continually. Tide streams around Peninsula Coca are strong and can cause tide rips. Enter in settled weather on a...