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.