Shipyard Review: TACHOU Yachts

TACHOU Shipyard (TC Yachts) is located in Taiwan’s capital and largest city, Taipei, which contains almost 2.7 million residents and serves as Taiwan’s major financial, industrial, and political structure. Within the last several decades, Taipei has matured and evolved into one of the world’s leading manufacturers in advanced technology. The city has the highest wireless coverage in the world, with well over 20,000 WIFI access points. Major industries include electronics, textiles, metals, and of course most importantly, shipbuilding.

TC Shipyard a premier yacht building yard in Taiwan

It’s no surprise that TC Shipyard has set up shop in Taipei, Taiwan.

In 1919, the tradition begins when a young Mr. Chen Builds his first wooden fishing boat.TACHOU, which in Chinese means Big Ship, was launched in 1972 to meet the demands of an expanding and multipurpose boat building industry. Since, hundreds of boats have been built exceeding numerous construction classifications, including Megayachts for private & Charter, Coast Guard vessels, Ferries, Military Patrol Boats, World Class CT Sailing Yachts, Sportfishing yachts, and much more.

TC Shipyard or TC Yachts builds quality boats out of Taiwan

The tradition began whith a young Mr. Chen in 1919

TC Shipyard is strategically located along Taiwan’s Tam-Sui River, with a private slipway for launching vessels & sea trials. Their state of the art facilities…

  • All boats are built to the highest standards of SCRIMP Resin Infusion technology
  • (2) temperature & humidity-controlled lamination shops
  • Machinery workshop and Painting shop
  • A launching railway and private slip into the water for sea trials
  • Dedicated engineering department using the latest CAD design software

Many of the craftsmen have worked with TC Shipyard for 30+ years. In a family-style environment, inspired by the three generations of Chen family ownership, they work with Passion, Patience, & a strong sense of Purpose.

TC Yachts private slips and state of the art shipyard

Approved by: American Bureau of Shipping, Bureau Veritas, Lloyd’s, NK & RINA, and ISO-9001 certified

SCRIMP boat building technology at TC Shipyard

The New Generation of TACHOU ship builders, led by granddaughter Julia Chen, are keeping the family tradition alive with the launch of new semi-custom lines … AQUABAY and MIURA Yachts.