The Best Odyssey - An Ocean Odyssey
Pohnpei to Satawan Atolls (Mortlock Islands)

Pohnpei to Satawan Atolls (Mortlock Islands)

Trip Ports of Call Dates Days
166 Pohnpei, Satawan Mar 24 - Apr 3, 2016 11
The Cabrinha Quest specializes in remote. We often go where very, very ever have before. Well on this trip we're going where even WE haven't been. Want bragging rights for going to a place pretty much no one has ever heard of? This baby is WAY out there. I have spent a lot of time in the Pacific, and the Mortlock islands (Satawan Atolls) have always been little more than a name for a place that sounds like something out of a science fiction book. Well, here's our chance. We begin in miraculous Pohnpei, one of the most fabulous places we found during the Best Odyssey Expedition. Pohnpei is known for their virgin reefs and pristine waters, visibility up to 200+ ft. and thriving hard coral society. We'll spend a couple days hopefully ripping P-Pass, one of the best right handers in the world, then head off 300 miles WSW to the Satawans where we'll find...who knows?

From Lonely Planet: "The Federated States of Micronesia sits in the heart of the Caroline Islands Archipelago, a vast seascape that extends from Palau in the west to Kiribati in the east. Situated within a rich center of biodiversity at the convergence of the major currents of the Indian Ocean, the Philippine Sea and the great Pacific Ocean, it is home to the world's greatest coral reefs and the best pelagic fisheries remaining in the world today."

Please note- we may need to adjust the dates on this voyage to accommodate flights from Satawan to Weno, in Chuuk. And, we might need to add 2-3 days to the trip so it's not such a rush on arrival to Satawan = more time to explore.

For information on flights: http://carolineislandsair.com/rates/ and http://carolineislandsair.com/charter-from-chuuk/

Here's a little taste of what we find the last time through:

The Best Odyssey Kiteboarding Expedition in Pohnpei from Offshore Odysseys on Vimeo.

And a little more yumminess:

The Best Odyssey Kiteboarding in Pohnpei, Micronesia from Offshore Odysseys on Vimeo.



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For more information on how to get to Pohnpei, visit United Airlines
Pluses
  • Easy offshore sail (hopefully!)
  • Manta Rays
  • The promise of adventure
  • What will we find?
  • WILD adventure
Minuses
  • Long flights
  • Very difficult logistics
Conditions
Air79
Water79
Mean Avg Wind8 mph ENE
Miles320

Reservations
ReservedReserved
ReservedReserved
Cabin 1 - Keith Cockrum - Guests: Guest
Cabin 3 - Rob Bass - Guests: Guest
Cabin 4 - Bowen Dwelle - Guests: Guest


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