1st Quarter by the Numbers

So it is official we have spent 3 month onboard Rode Trip already. Boy how the time flies by. I thought that some of our readers may be interested in some of the numbers associated with our trip.

How we got here
Total miles travelled – 1405 nm
Total hours spent motoring -109 hrs
Total days so far – 92 days
Total days underway – 39 days
Average Distance travelled per day – 15 nm
Average Distance travelled per underway day- 36 nm
Average hours of engine time per day – 1.2 hours
Approximate miles of motoring – 545 nm
Approximate miles of Sailing – 860 nm
Longest passage – 56 hours / 280 nm
Shortest Passage – 58 minutes/ 4.1 nm
Nights at a dock – 1
Nights on a mooring – 19
Nights at anchor – 72
Anchor dragged – 1

What it cost
Total amount spent – $7,071
Total amount budgeted – $6,000
$ per Day – $76
$ spent on Groceries – $1,777
$ spent on boat upgrades/maintenance – $2,126
$ on “utilities” propane, cellphone, etc – $443
$ on Diesel – $440
$ for entertainment (not restaurants)- $384
$ spent eating out – $870
$ spent on moorings/dockage – $25

Fishing
Number of fish caught
5 – Mackerel
3 – Pollock
2- Bluefish
3 – Catfish
2 – Squid
1 – Crab
1- Big one that got away
Total money spent on fishing equip ( from entertainment category) – $40
Estimate of money saved on fish meals – $35
So far I would be better off buying fish then lures…but I should be fully stocked now, no more purchases for a while.

Miscellaneous happenings
1 – Summons to Jury Duty
5 – Whales sighted
2 – Pods of dolphins
2- Sharks swimming on the surface
2 – Major canals transited ( Cape Cod and C&D)
13 – Number of total visitors to the boat
6 – States visited ( ME, NH, MA, RI, NJ, MD)

We hope you enjoyed this random selection of Rode Trip facts and figures.

5 thoughts on “1st Quarter by the Numbers

  1. I find your statistics very interesting – Keep it up – I am hoping to follow your path next year.

  2. I am loving all the numbers. Gonna have to do some calculations on your accumulated GPS tracks to add to these..

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