1st Quarter of 2013 by the Numbers

  Monday, April 29, 2013 / Brian / Fishing By the Numbers  

We've been on the boat for just over 9 months now so without further ado, here are the numbers for January - March 2013. How we got here Miles travelled - 1012 nm Hours spent motoring - 76.2 Total days underway - 30 Average Distance travelled per day - 11 nm Average Distance travelled per underway day- 34 nm Average hours of engine time per day - 0.8 hours Approximate miles of motoring - 380 nm Approximate miles of Sailing - 632 nm Longest passage - 77 hours / 277.6 nm Shortest Passage - 120 minutes/ 8.7 nm Nights at a dock - 2 Nights on a mooring - 15 Nights at anchor - 73 What it cost Total amount spent - $2,964 Total amount budgeted - $6000 $ per Day - $33 $ spent on Groceries -$1,432 $ spent on boat upgrades/maintenance - $109 $ on "utilities" propane, cellphone, Ice, etc - $175 $ on Diesel - $413 $ for entertainment (not restaurants)- $69 $ spent eating out - $428 $ spent on moorings/dockage - $234 Fishing I finally have gotten to start using my new pole spear to help supplement dinner, and have been having a great time. Most, but not all of the fish caught were speared. Number of fish caught Spiny Lobster - 5 Porgies - 4 Conch - 3 Snapper - 12 Grunts - 4 Grouper - 2 Lionfish - 6 Bycatch - creatures that for whatever reason were captured and then released Remoras - 2 Conch - 4 Yellowtail Jack - 1 Total money spent on fishing equip ( from entertainment category) - $10 Estimate of money saved on fish meals - $ 360 Miscellaneous happenings 10 - Number of new visitors to the boat 2 - Countries Visited (USA, Bahamas) We hope you enjoyed this random selection of Rode Trip facts and figures.

1 Comment

  1. From Ann Landau on Apr 29, 2013
    Wow. Do you have spreadsheets for all this? I'll bet you do! Your great industry in spearing fish for dinner is duly noted! It must give you both a visceral understanding of all the world's populations that hunt for their food, truly an educational experience. Travel safely and keep writing!