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Cruising Expenses

Cruising Expenses Everyone spends money differently, so I don’t think our cruising expenses are a good indicator of the cost of cruising, but since so many people seem to be interested, here are our numbers. I think more important is how we got to a point to where we can afford this. If you haven’t yet read it, check out the magic behind the madness on our Finances page. We are once again actively cruising and posting our expenses. Expenses Aboard Limerick, Pacific Northwest RUNNING AVERAGE $5,392 per month  Yikes! Past experience tells me that this will go down once we get out of...
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Mike & Verena

Mike & Verena We met in Alaska, working aboard the NOAA hydrographic survey vessel FAIRWEATHER, collecting data for new nautical charts. After two cold years we moved to Portland, Oregon where we spent the next five years saving nearly every penny working as hydrographers for a mid-sized engineering firm. In 2008, we both became licensed US Coast Guard captains (100 ton near-shore masters) and in 2011 we bought Camille, a 2001 Hunter 380, and started cruising full time. After sailing down the coast from San Diego we spent nearly two years exploring the Sea of Cortez and Pacific Mexico and in July 2013...
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