2016-07-09 Golfo della Biodola to Marciana Marina, Isola d’Elba

Our quiet overnight mooring became a busy bay for for the day
Our quiet overnight mooring became a busy bay during the day
Seeing it was Saturday, late afternoon we thought we would go into Marciana Marina
Seeing it was a Saturday, late afternoon we thought we would go into Marciana Marina
On this occasion we decide to anchor our at the entrance to the harbour
On this occasion we decide to anchor out at the entrance to the harbour
Nearby is a rather lovely looking motor yacht
Nearby is a rather lovely looking motor yacht
We anchor in a position with the most amazing view of the small port
We anchor in a position with the most amazing view of the small port

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Ric goes ashore to see if we can get into the restaurant we dined in a few nights ago
Ric goes ashore to see if we can get into the restaurant we dined in a few nights ago
Unfortunately we couldn't enjoy the views from Ristorante Borgo al Cotone, as it was booked out tonight, so we decide to dine aboard with less cost and actually better views!!
Unfortunately we couldn’t enjoy the views from Ristorante Borgo al Cotone, as it was booked out tonight, so we decide to dine aboard with less cost and actually better views!!
Looking towards Monte Capanne and the hillside villages we visited a couple of days ago
Looking towards Monte Capanne and the hillside villages we visited a couple of days ago
A wonderful position on the rocks for the locals and visitors to enjoy the sunset
A wonderful position on the rocks for the locals and visitors to enjoy the sunset
Gradually the anchorage becomes quite congested with around 20 boats in all - fortunately the conditions are very calm this evening!!
Gradually the anchorage becomes quite congested with around 20 boats on anchor in total Рfortunately the conditions are very calm this evening!!
Another wonderful sunset
Another wonderful sunset
Marciana Marina by night
Marciana Marina by night

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