After two years of dreaming our moment has arrived! On November 29 Le Saberage pulled into Fort Lauderdale and tied up!
We’ll continue to post articles with highlights for each leg of the trip, but we thought it only appropriate to post a quick note celebrating our arrival and outlining some of the more fun trip superlatives. Here they are:
Voyage Calendar Period: October 21, 2016 to November 29, 2016.
Voyage Duration: 40 days, less 8 day break for a trip home = 32 days
Passage Days: 24
Lay Days in Port: 8
Miles Covered: ~1,140
Average Miles / Day: 47.5
Days in Intracoastal Waterway: 15
Days in Open Ocean Or Bays: 9
Engine Hours Logged: ~163
Days Traveling Via: Motoring Only- 11; Sailing or Motorsailing – 13
Nights Spent On: Slip – 20; Anchor – 10; Mooring- 2
Miles Single Handed: 767 (including all ocean and open bay passages; ~2/3 of total)
Days Single Handed: 16 (2/3)
Miles Double Handed: 373
Days Double Handed: 8
Grounding Scares: HELL YES
Mechanical Problems Causing Passage Delays: 0
Mechanical / Technical Problems Needing Work Arounds: 3 or 4
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What a truly brilliant trip! And welcome to my town! What? The weather you say?? You DON’T say! Enjoy your Bahamas Christmas; it will likely have even better weather!