is possible, although the lights on several buoys have been reported as not working. Arriving yachts should contact Cochin Port Authority on VHF channel 16 and anchor off the north tip of Willingdon Island, where a customs launch will come to start entry formalities.
From WP IN241 outside Galle harbour a direct course leads to North Male Atoll. If heading straight for the capital Male (the only port of entry), landfall should be made at WP IN242, south of Mirufenfushi and Diffushi, two low islets marking the easternmost point of North Male Atoll. The course can then be altered for WP IN243,2.5 miles east of Male Passage that leads into the large lagoon. Port Control should be contacted on arrival on VHF channel 16.
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