October was our 26th month of cruising full-time on our Bristol 29.9.
In October we went from Oriental, NC to Beaufort
, NC, with a ten day stop in New Bern, NC to take one more car trip up north. The expenses related to that trip (rental car, tolls, gas, marina, etc.) were actually 1/3 of our total spending for the month.
Here we go:
Groceries/Non-food Groceries/Alcohol: $784.09
Denatured alcohol: $55.00 (3 gallons)
Cell data, iCloud storage
, and Garmin
inReach subscription: $170.54*
Mail: $5.35 (hold package charge by Beaufort
, SC UPS Store)
Premium: $220.75 (quarterly payment)
Subscriptions: $117.25 (newspapers, streaming services, annual YNAB payment, etc.)
: $47.58 (anchor gloves, disposable gloves)
Marina: $40.00 (one night near Southport - the $280 New Bern Marina cost is in the Connecticut-related expenses)
Connecticut-related expenses: $825.24 (marina, rental car, gas, tolls, parking, Uber to and from Enterprise, etc.)
Random Items: $107.78 (yarn and knitting tools, lighters, overnight shipping
to return our ballots, citrus rags, etc.)
2020 Monthly average: $2,774.77
2019 monthly average: $3,457.97
2018 monthly average (September – December): $4,465.95
Monthly average since starting to cruise
I hope this is helpful.