30 miles from Sutera Harbour
Thirty miles west-northwest of Sutera Harbour is Pulau Mangalum. There is a popular local fishing boat anchorage on the north, but we recommend the quieter southeastern side. Anchor in 7 metres on sand between two sections of reef.
Snorkelling is excellent and there is easy access to the beach by tender. Southwest is the Saracen Bank, where deep waters on the western side are a favourite for baitfish bringing in the many larger pelagic species. Dinghy trolling Rapalla or Popper lures along this edge two hours before sunset will get results. Warm up the BBQ.
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