Well, now what? Sweet Pea didn’t win the peoples choice award… And in order to get to Tahoe to get the award next year I had to make an audible. So I left last week and well.. Hold on, I did the math. Looks like about 6,000 nautical miles to Sacramento. mmm Lets say at 8 knots.. That’s 48,000 hours of driving, and thats at 8 hrs a day. So lets see, 8 hrs per day x8 knots is 64 miles. Right? My math is worse than my spelling. 64 miles a day would take, wait hold on.
If I never stopped thats 2000 days. At 24 hrs a day. Right? So divide that into 8 hrs. roughly 6,000 days at 8 hrs a day, which is around 15 years. But then I have to stop and fuel. Hold on hold on, Wait, Hold on, I have time. Like 20 years, cause I will need an engine rebuild in Panama. And thats like 2,000 for a boat under 50 ft. Give or take 10K depending on how many drugs you are caught with. Fuel. GAD!
Okay okay, that would cost oh I don’t know. My head is spinning. But a crap load. Even at 1 gallon per hr thats 4 bucks per gallon times times 6,000 is around 30,000 bucks pesos and whatever in fuel. Food.. Repairs. Marriage counseling.. AHHHHHHHH. But it’s so worth it!
Was worth it? But since she didnt win, I will have to unfortunately turn around. And I had just lined up a sherpa to haul Sweet Pea from The coast to Lake Tahoe, oddly they had an opening in 2040. The good news is I only made it out of my creek, and should be back home in a week.
A HUGE SHOUT OUT TO THE LAKE TAHOE GANG FOR MAKING THIS FUN, AND KEPT THE SHOW AT THE HIGHEST STANDARD. I hope we see more of this in the future. A combo Virtual, real experience. With online voting, and stories. The future looks fun, inviting, and open to new possibilities.