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Old 05 January 2014, 06:26   #1
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2013 stats

Not that I'm bored, but I've just been summarising log data for 2013
Trips: 19
NM covered: 335
Fuel used: 283l
Consumption 0.84 l/NM
Hours Afloat 68.5

Bearing in mind a late start to the season - foul weather at Easter - and an early finish (end of Aug) due to autumn family commitments, It averages at a trip per week.

The stat I don't want to think about is the £/ trip - c. £75 per outing on annual/ running costs (fuel, servicing, insurance, storage etc...). Still that's the incentive to get out even more in 2014!

How does this compare with others?

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Old 05 January 2014, 06:30   #2
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ahahah seems that boating is still the worse investment ! but once on water looks like the best one !
nm covered 2200 nm
fuel used ....2200 L
consumption 1l/NM
Hours afloat : not enough

with the round of britain i will probably do more !
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Old 05 January 2014, 06:40   #3
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The stat I don't want to think about is the £/ trip - c. £75 per outing on annual/ running costs (fuel, servicing, insurance, storage etc...).
its only £20/hr which doesn't sound so bad!

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I don't count. If most people worked it out they'd probably sell up.
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Old 05 January 2014, 07:05   #4
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I don't count. If most people worked it out they'd probably sell up.
+ 1 Not sure about selling up, but would probably badly frighten myself. Best not go there
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+ 1 Not sure about selling up, but would probably badly frighten myself. Best not go there
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Old 05 January 2014, 08:10   #6
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i never work it out properly, but have a rough guess at cost per hour for those who ask. as a hobby, it costs what it costs and thats it. you do it as and when you can afford to. even my wife says its better than someone having a horse as you just dont use it if you have no money - a horse still needs feeding and stabling etc.
i often find that you get pissed off at times when you see how much it costs to fill the car up with fuel, but ive never complained once about the cost of filling the boat up!
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Old 05 January 2014, 08:23   #7
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[QUOTE=Poly;591028]its only £20/hr which doesn't sound so bad!

That's true, especially when we're usually 4 up. Only £5/ per head /hr- that starts to sound better!

Maybe I should factor in the cost benefit of catching some freshdinners, and the costs avoided by not spending other forms of family occupational therapy!

Not really worried about the cost - the fixed costs are the fixed costs, fuel is fuel. Still can't beat it for blowing the cobwebs away / getting to some great places! And of course the pleasure of meeting up / conversing with Ribnetters.....priceless.
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Old 05 January 2014, 09:24   #8
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i never work it out properly, but have a rough guess at cost per hour for those who ask. as a hobby, it costs what it costs and thats it. you do it as and when you can afford to. even my wife says its better than someone having a horse as you just dont use it if you have no money - a horse still needs feeding and stabling etc.
i often find that you get pissed off at times when you see how much it costs to fill the car up with fuel, but ive never complained once about the cost of filling the boat up!
I 100% agree with you as my wife has got horse and doesn't even ride it as its got a bad knee injury
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Old 05 January 2014, 09:33   #9
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What is it worth to get away from a crowded Jurassic Coast beach, on a hot day in August, and not see or hear anybody for hours?

Priceless!
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its only £20/hr which doesn't sound so bad!



I don't count. If most people worked it out they'd probably sell up.
Yamaha should have a setting on the instruments so that when the consumption goes over a certain level the dial switches off.
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Old 05 January 2014, 10:15   #11
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Yamaha should have a setting on the instruments so that when the consumption goes over a certain level the dial switches off.
you've obviously gone too high tech - I only get revs...
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you've obviously gone too high tech - I only get revs...
I wondered why the bank account is so low - I shall ask for a refund.
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Just looked at my stats-
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Old 05 January 2014, 17:50   #14
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Just looked at my stats-
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Yer not the only one and its not my boat
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+ 1 Not sure about selling up, but would probably badly frighten myself. Best not go there
Absolutely +1

Same as my Motorhome, can not justify owning boat or MH, but hey ho, what else you going to spend your hard earned on.
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The Parker & Verado's have covered another year virtually fault free;-

358.5 hours
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Ave 3.1 ltr/nmile (with an average of 9 pax+2 crew)

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My biggest outlay in 2013 was the cost in car fuel travelling to and from the launch site, not to mention the time spent on the road.
However i will rectify that irritation this year as i plan to site my caravan near to my chosen launch site, therefore cutting my fuel outlay considerably.
The cost of siting my caravan will be short change in comparison, so personally i'm looking forward to clocking up more NM in 2014 than 2013
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the main reason for us having a caravan sited on anglesey!
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nice one...........you know it makes sense
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And ours around the corner from Chris the slip .
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