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Old 18-09-2018, 05:48   #1
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Month 24 Expenses of Cruising and Living on the Boat

Under budget this month again and that makes 5 months in a row! This month we traveled from New Rockland ME to Port Washington NY, which makes about 200 miles from where we started 24 months ago.

Boat costs were fairly low and about half was replacing the propane regulator and hose because the hose had a leak and I couldnít get it unscrewed from the regulator. Other than that, it was general things like oil etc.

Marina costs were for 5 days of moorings along the way. 2 of those had such great internet on the wifi that I almost called it entertainment.

Did a few good grocery and beer runs as normal. Dined out about the normal amount as part of our ďtreatsĒ and sightseeing in places.

Overall, we just moved along and are waiting a weather window to go down the New Jersey coast.

The total expenses were $ 2,598.03. Cost breakdown as follows for planners and hecklers:

Food, soda, alcohol, clothing, sundries - $ 834.62
Boat upgrades, repairs, maintenance - $ 303.71
Fuel (diesel, gas, propane) - $ 198.61
Dining out - $ 909.72
Entertainment - $ 86.83
Communication, storage, shipping - $ 96.10
Fees Ė $ -30.10
Marina - $ 142.00
Electric - $ 0
Medical - $ 20.19
Transportation - $ 36.26
Gifts - $ 0
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Old 18-09-2018, 08:16   #2
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Nicely done. You are definately settling in to the lifestyle. And once again, thanks for posting for us planners.
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Old 18-09-2018, 14:04   #3
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Re: Month 24 Expenses of Cruising and Living on the Boat

I really do enjoy reading these posts. Thanks for 2 full years Sailorboy. And I will admit I enjoy the hecklers as well. LOL
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Old 18-09-2018, 17:28   #4
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I really do enjoy reading these posts. Thanks for 2 full years Sailorboy. And I will admit I enjoy the hecklers as well. LOL
depends on the tone and wording of the heckle
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Old 27-09-2018, 13:11   #5
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Sitting here in Annapolis after not getting off the boat for 6 days and 17 hours. That means we are way behind in spending money and are trying to make up the tall fall.
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Old 28-09-2018, 11:59   #6
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what repairs and maintenance did you do this month?
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Good job on staying under budget. Thanks for continuing to share.
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Old 28-09-2018, 14:35   #8
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Old 15-10-2018, 15:48   #10
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With 2 days to go this month Iím waaaay under budget. Iím planning on stopping in Carolina Beach in two days and thereís bars and resesturants there.

I wonder if my liver and stomach are up to the challenge.
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