When the Boats Come In

Series 1 - Episode 5 When the Boats Come In



The canal system is closed to ordinary traffic for a day as the city celebrates the ancient tradition of rowing, with fleets of oar-powered boats taking to the water. Police clamp down on speeding motor boats, while on the outskirts of Venice work begins on the installation of an anti-flood system that could prevent the city from being submerged by rising waters.