If you are heading to the Aeolian Islands I recommend that you sailed directly to the islands without a stopover in Milazzo. The archipelago consists of seven spectacular islands and you will be able to read all about the islands at the following webpage: Lipari is the largest island and a very good friend and knowledgeable local, has over the years assisted and resolved problems for a number of my clients. Piero Saltalamacchia’s family own and operates Lipari Service who also have their own pontoon on the Lipari waterfront (marina lunga). Piero can be contacted on +39 334 5694958 or by email at . For further information you can visit Piero’s website at Piero will dedicate time to you and point out the various anchorages around the archipelago. It is also worth taking note of Nino’s contact number in Filicudi as he is also a person you should call should you plan to visit the little and charming island of Filicudi. You can contact Nino on +39 340 1484656.