"How much does it cost to get into cruising?"
"Most cruising couples use between 4 and 6 gallons per day."
Waterlog UK Ltd.
A cruising passage can be one of the highest decibel experiences you will have: engine and drive train noise, the wind in the rig, plus waves drumming on the hull. Soundproofing can help.
Anyone who has suffered from it, knows that Seasickness can be more crippling than a broken leg. But there are lots of preventatives and remedies.