Bristol 45.5 - AiniA
Join Date: May 2006
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Re: Voyaging on $500 per month
Jon, the fuel delivery cost must be heavily subsidized (by me it would appear). Diesel in Toronto is more expensive than those prices.
UP, your assumptions about when you motor and when you sail are simplistic at best. Most of this trip is in the polar easterlies and the winds are just not very reliable up there in the summer. When the ice opens up you have to move and move fast, you can't be trying to find the wind that will keep you sailing at 3 knots.
Back home on Lake Ontario after something over 36,000 nm circumnavigator. Not surprisingly there is a lot of stuff I want to get done on Ainia both cosmetically and functionally. Getting an early start so it will be ready to go for next summer (Lake Superior?).