Planning to go to your desired area by boat can be a stressful situation at first. Some sailors use their previous sailing trips as benchmarks to determine the optimal time to leave the docks. But if you haven’t made this particular type of sailing trip before, past experience may not be a great guide. Instead of using past boating experiences to predict the approximate arrival times, we can use a simple calculation to help you estimate approximately how long to sail 100 miles.
Of course, we can only get a rough estimate from this number, as a variety of other factors such as weather conditions, wind speed, obstacles, etc. will play into the final result.
But let’s start with the basics.