Great Adventure Part 8
I finally put together summary statistics of trip from Chesapeake to Muskegon, MI.
Calendar Days: 33, June 1 - July 3
Cruising Days: 25, 8 days lost due to weather/repairs
Statute Miles: 1425.48 (approx.)
Total Fuel (diesel): 648.37 gal.
Total Engine Hours: 189 hrs.
Fuel Consumption: 3.43 gal/hr .45 gal/mile (averages)
Speed: 7.5 miles/hr. (average)
Progress: 57 miles/day (average)
Fuel: $2341.20 (total)
Food: $1646.21 (total)
Slips/Docks: $986.83 (total)
Permits: $210.95 (total)
Miscellaneous: $1711.25 (buoys, charts, other stuff) (total)
Total Costs: $6896.44 (this does not include cost of vessel preparation)
So, all in all it was a great adventure and learning experience. Not as expensive as I estimated. Still going through photos and notes. Will eventually produce more comprehensive documentation of trip.
Any questions or comments welcome. Thanks for tagging along.