Ah, you can talk endlessly about this city...
and I do so 😅
By the way, you know why Venice is not crowded with boats yet?
For example, a small boat doesn't cost much, and with your own one, you can avoid taxi or public transport or gondolas... The main problem (more precisely, happiness) is that even if you buy a boat, you have nowhere to park it. And to receive papers for the "parking space" you will need at least a half a year and it will be very long and a bureaucratic process. Therefore, if a boat is selling, most often together with a parking space and possibility of tying it to a wooden post.
thanks for the photo by @marijana_vasic