The typical lagoon boat: The Cofano

One of the most popular boats in the Venetian Lagoon today is called “Cofano” or by the locals “Barchin” and was originally created for lagoon hunting.
It has low edges and the bow part is covered and once used by hunters as a hiding place.
Another distinctive feature is that you steer “by the bar” or “tiller” in order to be agile, manageable and immediate, all thanks to just one hand, the left!
This boat is loved by young people because it is fast and agile, by older ones because it is stable and easy to drive in the canals, by fishermen for the space available and for being able to navigate with just 40 centimeters of water.
It’s the type of boat that has a thousand peculiarities and everyone appreciates some of them, which is why it is the most popular in the Venetian Lagoon, it’s the boat of the locals.
Bosetti Tours – Move like a Local wants to give the possibility to see the territory of the Venetian Lagoon through the eyes of the locals, and for this reason it has chosen the most suitable boat, the Cofano.

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