1st Quarter by the Numbers

  Monday, September 24, 2012 / Brian / Uncategorized  

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 Comments

  1. From admin on Sep 25, 2012
    I am loving all the numbers. Gonna have to do some calculations on your accumulated GPS tracks to add to these..

  2. From Doug Tallent on Sep 24, 2012
    Return on investment - priceless.

  3. From Dan L on Sep 24, 2012
    Love the numbers guys, this stuff gets me excited ... for real

  4. From margot on Sep 24, 2012
    I find your statistics very interesting - Keep it up - I am hoping to follow your path next year.

  5. From Chet Porter on Sep 24, 2012
    The facts look good. Keep on Sailing. Chet