2015-08-25 Porto Turistico di Roma, Ostia to Marina to Riva di Traiano, Italy

 This morning we leave our nice mooring on the river
This morning we leave our nice mooring on the river
We fuel up at the marina before we depart
We fuel up at the marina before we depart
 We met 2 couples sailing around the world together Robbie & Jo from Brisbane and Peter & Heidi from Hamburg
The sailing boat and the Nordhavn are owned by 2 couples who we met who are sailing around the world together, Robbie & Jo from Brisbane and Peter & Heidi from Hamburg
Yachts are tied up beside the island in the channel
Yachts are tied up beside the small island in the channel and along every space along the river
We return to the mouth of the river passing the fishing structures
We return to the mouth of the river passing the amazing fishing structures
As we pass, a net is being lowered into the river
As we pass, a net is being lowered into the river by a guy very relaxed lying back in a deck chair
There is a confused sea at the entrance to the river
There is a confused sea at the entrance to the river

044 Once out of the river we continue along the coast

Every minute a plane takes off from Fuimicino Airport nearby
Every minute a plane takes off from Fuimicino Airport nearby
We have wind and a confused sea on our way to our next destination, Riva di Traiano
We have wind and a confused sea on our way to our next destination, Riva di Traiano
 The waves seem to causing havoc at these swimming baths
The waves seem to causing havoc at these swimming baths
The marina we are booked in is just south of Civitavecchia, where all the cruise ships moor while in Rome
The marina we are booked in is just south of Civitavecchia, where all the cruise ships moor while in Rome
We finally arrivWe finally arrive at the marina
We finally arrive in the calm waters of the marina

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By coincidence we were given a berth beside a yacht owned by an Australian couple whom we met in Malta
By coincidence we were given a berth beside a yacht owned by an Australian couple whom we met in Malta
Unfortunately they had left for a few days so we did not get the opportunity to catch up with them
Unfortunately they had left for a few days so we did not get the opportunity to catch up with them
Looking out through the entrance of the marina there still were waves pounding along the shore
Looking out through the entrance of the marina there still were waves pounding along the shore

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The Marina Riva di Traiano is  quite a large marina catering for the many boat owners from Rome and surrounding cities
The Marina Riva di Traiano is quite a large marina catering for the many boat owners from Rome and surrounding cities
Curry for dinner again tonight
Curry for dinner again tonight

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