SEAP Southeast Asia Pilot-1

Elphinestone Island

  • A


51 miles from Mergui town

PORT MARIA. 12°22.00N, 98°02.00E

A well protected anchorage with a small fishing village and military base ashore on the southern beach. You are permitted to go ashore here. The southwestern side of the bay has good kayaking and jungle walking.

  • B


10 miles from Port Maria

HETARIOUS BAY. 12°18.843N, 97°57.530E

With its long deep bay, this a good protected anchorage with a gently sloping bottom – a perfect night anchorage in the northeast monsoon. There are a few small beaches set around the bay.

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