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Old 09-10-2013
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Re: The economics of sailing around the world

Originally Posted by killarney_sailor View Post
Capta, we lived on not much than $1000 a month a few years ago not including insurance but this was with the boat in very good shape and not being in parts of the world where we wanted to travel inland. Also costs of entry into certain countries can kill a budget. Australia was more than $500 and Panama and Ecuador were more. Costs have gone up ... a lot.
OK, I stand corrected. I never paid for entry into any SoPac country, NZ & OZ included. Indonesia was just a few pennies as was Egypt and most Med countries except Greece. Turkey was US$1.00 for a hundred miles of coastwise travel.
I guess I'm way out of date and I'm sorry about that. Old timer's disease has overtaken me.
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