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Old 01-07-2016, 09:56   #1
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Sicilian Coast Guard at worst

Forget being blindly targeted with no lights at 2am by their "vedettas"


I enter Marina di Riposto for fuel, 8pm

A Private gas station, though any dock in Italy belongs to State....

In 2hrs two guards ask me to leave that place, because the dock is for fishermen/commercial use only..... my crew is out... I wait, and drop anchor outside harbour at 2am
I am visually controlled all the time (ridicule!)

The day after, at midday, I am asked to leave that place too, as too close to entrance/shore. (The only one with adequate depth...)
Please note that local boats spread all around the bay/entrance for fishing, and are allowed

Not a hunting behaviour (no fines... though menaced), but totally unwelcome.

Why am I forced to get to marina for fuel? (80eur for 1day stay)
Why there is no transit space, in a dock half a mile long, occupied 10% maximum?

Riposto outlets will not benefit from my spending capacity.


This is after the main concern of coast guard, working to the advantage of the Marina only, imo.
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