2016-05-22 Club Marinatour, Carloforte, Isola di San Pietro to Nautica Pinna Marina, Bosa, Sardinia

Directly behind the marina, the full moon sat poised over the restaurant we enjoyed the other evening
Directly behind the marina, the full moon sat poised over the restaurant we enjoyed the other evening
Once again we depart a marina just as the sun starts appearing
Once again we depart a marina just as the sun starts appearing

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Looking back to our berth for the past few days
Looking back to our berth for the past few days
Such a wonderful time of the morning to catch the early light
Such a wonderful time of the morning to catch the early light

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Goodbye to the lovely town of Carloforte
Goodbye to the lovely town of Carloforte
The small privately owned island, Isola Piana
The small privately owned island, Isola Piana
Isola Piana, as many small islands have a tuna industry background. Today it has been developed into a tourist resort
Isola Piana, as many small islands have a tuna industry background. Today it has been developed into a tourist resort
Early morning haze over the power plant on the Sardinian coast nearby
Early morning haze over the power plant on the Sardinian coast nearby
 It wasn't long before we were greeted by a few friendly, playful dolphins
It wasn’t long before we were greeted by a few friendly, playful dolphins
They swam with us for a few minutes before moving on to have breakfast
They swam with us for a few minutes before moving on to have breakfast
Another early riser!
Another early riser!
This morning the conditions for travelling are perfect
This morning the conditions for travelling are perfect
We pass Buggerru with it's unwelcome name
We pass Buggerru with it’s unwelcome name
With such wonderful conditions and wind forcasted for the next few days we decide to continue as far as possible, knowing we have visited this coast by car
With such wonderful conditions and wind forcasted for the next few days we decide to continue as far as possible, knowing we have visited this coast by car
As we continue up the coast we pass the Golfo di Oristano and the ancient site of Tharros, which we visited recently
As we continue up the coast we pass the Golfo di Oristano and the ancient site of Tharros, which we visited recently
Finally we arrive in Bosa after 8.5 hours of travelling
Finally we arrive in Bosa after 8.5 hours of travelling
The main harbour of Bosa, Port Commerciale
The main harbour of Bosa, Port Commerciale
We continue north around the breakwater by Isola Rossa
We continue north around the breakwater by Isola Rossa
 Isola Rossa which is attached to the point, is a popular spot for fishing and enjoying the sun
Isola Rossa which is attached to the point, is a popular spot for fishing and enjoying the sun
Once past the breakwater we approach the river
Once past the breakwater we approach the river
Fiume Temo is the river by Bosa which is navigable for around 800 m
Fiume Temo is the river by Bosa which is navigable for around 800m
We organise a berth at Nautica Pinna on the left as we enter the Temo
We organise a berth at Nautica Pinna Marina on the left as we enter the Temo River
We were welcomed by Daniel, who we found out later was one of the three brothers that own the marina
We were welcomed by Daniel, who we found out later was one of the three brothers that own the marina
We were given a very nice berth along the outer pontoon
We were given a very nice berth along the outer pontoon
Daniel from the marina, told us about the wine festival and offered to drive us up to 'Festa del Vino
Daniel from the marina told us about the wine festival and offered to drive us up to ‘Festa del Vino
The Festa was set up on the inclining road which leads to the castle that overlooks the town
The Festa was set up on the inclining road which leads to the castle that overlooks the town
This was the final day of the Festa as it was on all weekend
This was the final day of the Festa as it was on all weekend
We sampled several wines during the afternoon
We sampled several wines during the afternoon
We enjoyed trying some sparkling wines too
We enjoyed trying some sparkling wines too
A lovely view of the town from the Festa
A lovely view of the town from the Festa
Not only wine is sampled here at the festa, specialty foods,meats and cheeses are available for sampling and purchasing too
Not only wine is sampled here at the festa, specialty foods, meats and cheeses are available for sampling and purchasing too
The strawberries had amazing flavour so we bought a tray for only 8 Euro
The strawberries had amazing flavour so we bought a tray for only 8 Euro
We bought several jars and bottles of Franca and Alberto's delicious products
We bought several jars and bottles of¬†Franca and Alberto’s delicious products
A quiet bystander!!
A quiet bystander!!
Ric purchased a few bottles from these guys as we were leaving
Ric purchased a few bottles from these guys as we were leaving
 It was time to leave with arms laden with wine, cheeses, walnuts, olives, strawberries and Franca's specialties. A call to Daniel and in no time he arrived
It was time to leave with arms laden with wine, cheeses, walnuts, olives, strawberries and Franca’s specialties. A call to Daniel and in no time he arrived to collect us and return us to the marina

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