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TAN่JONG RHU

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TAN่JONG RHU

17 miles from RLYC

TANONG RHU. 06°27.753N, 99°49.227E

Anchor in 4-6 metres well clear of the reef around Pulau Kelam Baya. There is so much to do at this anchorage we recommend at least a few days here. The tidal currents here are often strong, so hang a line and float if swimming off the boat. Ashore are beaches, rivers, the Tanjung Rhu Resort and a few good restaurants.

Just around the headland to the east is a beautiful shallow all weather circular bay at 6°27.716N, 99°49.759E. Anchor in 4 metres off the jetty serving the radar station and use your dinghy. Looking south from here are three mangrove rivers. The southwest one is sandy and shallow with a jetty and floating docks housing dozens of shallow-draft high-speed outboard-powered tour boats.

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