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post #7 of Old 05-01-2003
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Living aboard? Where to start?

$500 per month only applies if you a minimalist and have no intention of maintaining your vessel.

The major expenses will be:
- Boat maintenance (15% of it''s cost is a good average)
- Insurance: Health, Life & Boat, if you intend to carry any. Alot of cruisers do not.
- Fuel
- Food
- Dockage
- Land based expenses: storage building, mail service, mobile phone, etc

Most everything else depends on the life style you lead.

My wife and I averaged $2500 - $3000 per month. We were not extravagant, nor were we minimalists. We also carried boat and health insurance.

Good luck on your plans.

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