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Amanda took us to two sites, the first outside Penguin Spit and the second at a site called Megajacks. (On this map, Penguin Spit as at the lower left and Megajacks is off the left side of the map, west of the Rubble Pile.) Both dives were fabulous--excellent coral with lots of fish and plenty of sharks. And, as you'd expect from the name, we saw lots of Jacks at Megajacks. The two videos below show highlights from each dive. So that Amanda could track our position, Jennifer is carrying a spool of line running to a small surface float.
The Nature Conservancy flies a Gulfstream jet between Honolulu and the "Palmyra International Airport" to transport guests, staff and provisions on and off the atoll. While we were there, the Gulfstream landed three times--Amanda said they hadn't had that many landings in a single week probably since the US military was based there during World War II. We only saw two take-offs though--the final group of guests left after we did and kept the plane at Palmyra for the duration of their stay.
We didn't post these videos earlier due to the high cost and, at times, poor quality connectivity. In Fiji, the connectivity is cheaper than in the US, and very high quality.
Our cruising guide, Waggoner sister publication
Cruising the Secret Coast, is available
at local bookstores and online. Click book image for details.