Money matters - 1General: Germany is much cheaper thanDenmark/Sweden, especially for booze and otheressentials, including chandlery. Moms (VAT) inDenmark is 25%.Diesel: (Autumn 2011) similar to UK, around €1.40litre (more expensive on the islands), often cheaperfrom filling stations.Marina fees: (10m boat) varied €15-25 per night(loyalty card from Baltic Sailing can get 20%discount from 30+ marinas). Self-service machinesdispense codes or “loaded” cards for facilities.
Money matters - 2Overwintering: Book early! • Our costs: De-rig, haul out, pressure wash, mast to store (free but € extra for radar) €486 • Indoor storage/cradle rent Oct 1 2011 –April 30 2012 €1,752 • Prices calculated on square metre area (l.o.a+1m x beam+0.5) • Augustenborg lay-up 2012 Indoor €29.12 Heated shed €34.43
The numbers• Total of 1107 miles, of which 620 were in the Baltic• More than 40% under sail (excluding canals)• Fastest passage – Klintholm to Svanemølle, Copenhagen: 56 miles, average 6.4 knots, 60% under sail• Longest passages: • SYH to Ijmuiden 134 miles • Delfzijl to Cuxhaven 123 miles• Total of 172 miles in various canals