February by the numbers.

It’s easy to keep the spending down when there isn’t much to spend money on. In fact if it wasn’t for paying our taxes this month we would have been under $1,000. As it is, we were certainly fine with this month’s totals. We are already kicking around a few upgrades for this year so a month like this helps to ease the sting of those future purchases!

February saw us arriving in the Exumas. While we’ve spent an inordinate amount of time waiting out cold fronts, we did manage to finally make it down to Georgetown where the wind protection is better.

Here we go:

Days under way: 6

Nautical miles covered: 91.73

Nights at anchor: 29


Groceries/Non-food Groceries/Alcohol: $300.01

Medical: $14.34

Cell data, iCloud storage, and Garmin inReach subscription: $102.49

Mail service: $100.00

Laundry: $7.00

Restaurants/Entertainment: $31.00

Boat stuff: $32.00 (replacement exhaust hose, foam tape to use as replacement gasket for Nature’s Head)

Random and subscriptions: $754.33 (subscriptions, DAN Boaters evacuation insurance, trash disposal, Federal and CT taxes)

Total: $1,341.17

2020 Monthly average: $1,584.63

2019 monthly average: $3,457.97

2018 monthly average (September – December): $4,465.95

Monthly average since starting to cruise: $3,473.82

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