I've decided to get caught up with my posts of our monthly costs.
June was our 22nd month of cruising full-time on our Bristol 29.9.
This wasn't a bad month considering all of the time we spent at marinas
and the cost for some engine work
in Oriental. We splurged on a week at a marina in Beaufort
, SC which was a mini-vacation given how much we enjoy Beaufort
, but then later in the month we found ourselves paying for four nights in a marina near Southport, NC due to weather
. That’s the way it goes sometimes. No regrets though – it was money
As far as traveling is concerned, June saw us move from Beaufort, SC to crossing the Virginia state line in the Dismal Swamp Canal
Here we go:
Groceries/Non-food Groceries/Alcohol: $586.82
Denatured Alcohol: $79.28 (This was a mistake. We accidentally bought two extra gallons, not realizing we were fully stocked. We won’t need to buy any again for quite some time.)
Cell data, iCloud storage
, and Garmin
inReach subscription: $112.34
: $100 (placed on account at UPS Store for future shipping)
Marina: $457.77 (7 nights in Beaufort, SC, 4 nights in Southport, NC)
Professional Boat maintenance
Subscriptions and Random Items: $352.10 (Netflix, Amazon Prime, New York
Times, marina tips, gloves, citrus rags, box o’ rags, replacement signal horn, Waterway Guide, etc.).
2020 Monthly average: $3,026.93
2019 monthly average: $3,457.97
2018 monthly average (September – December): $4,465.95
Monthly average since starting to cruise