Sailing 2016 by the Numbers

Our friends on Tai Chi recently posted their “numbers” for the 2016 sailing season. I thought it would a fun idea for us to do the same.

  • Start: June 21 Bayfield, Wisconsin    End: September 20 Goderich, Ontario
  • Total number of nautical miles travelled on Gaviidae: 1158.9 nautical miles (1333.64 miles)
  • Average travel day on Gaviidae: 24.7 nautical miles
  • Maximum travel day (Bayfield to Keweenaw Camp): 101.6 nautical miles
  • Total engine hours (underway and charging): 221.2
  • Total days aboard during trip: 92
  • Days underway: 47
  • Overnights between June 21 and September 20: 48.9% anchored out, 4.3% mooring ball, 46.7% docked
  • Total days onboard for the season: 169 (May 1 – October 17)

Boat delivery numbers from September 25 – October 2

  • Start: Lake Michigan     End: Goderich, Ontario
  • Total number of nautical miles travelled: 288.9 nautical miles
  • Average travel day during delivery: 72.2 nautical miles
  • Total engine hours underway: 42.6
Gaviidae and her big sister, Lynn Marie in Goderich Ontario
Two Gozzards at the dock in Goderich Ontario

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