Incorporating the Andaman Sea, Gulf of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia… and more

Southeast Asia Pilot by Bill O’Leary & Andy Dowden

Myanmar Kyunn Phi Lar & Kyunn Mee Gyi Kyunn Mee Gyi (clara Is.)

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The eastern side of Kyunn Mee Gyi has a military base and is off limits. The previously superb dive sites of North and South Sentinel islands have been heavily dynamite fished and as a result have no surviving fish or coral.

A KYUNN MEE GYEE SOUTHWEST BAY 67 miles from Kaw Thaung

KYUNN MEE GYEE SW BAY. 10°52.111N, 97°53.792E

Anchor in 8 metres on a sandy bottom off the fringing reef in the south bay. There is a superb beach ashore and great jungle walking. The water clarity in this area is exceptional.

When approaching this anchorage be aware that there is a shallow coral pinnacle that rises to within 2.5 metres of the surface just north of the southern point of this bay. This pinnacle is at position 10°52.12N, 97°52.85E.

B KYUNN MEE GYEE WATERFALL BAY 70 miles from Kawthaung

KYUNN MEE GYEE WATERFALL BAY. 10°54.878N, 97° 54.188E

Anchor in 12-15 metres on white sand to the southern side of the bay. The visibility here is so good that you can see the bottom in 30 metres of water. At the southern end of the beach is a spectacular waterfall that brings crystal clear, cold mountain water down to the beach.

Anchorage ‘A’, Kyunn Mee Gyi (Clara Island)  - Photo by Paul Johnson
Anchorage ‘A’, Kyunn Mee Gyi (Clara Island) - Photo by Paul Johnson

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this book is accurate, the charts of anchorages are based on personal experience and satellite imagery and are intended as a guide only. They should not be used for navigation. Please refer to Official Hydrographic Charts of the respective countries.

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