It could have been a lot worse. An extra $300 for us is easily covered by eating out at local restaurants less (no McDuff's this time, for sure!), and one or two nights less in marinas there. That's where our discretionary funding lies in our cruising budget.
And, that is still what the government tax collectors never understand. They are not bringing new money in, they are just changing where what was already coming in, will go.
"It's the tides. They can work for you, and they can work against you. And, confidentially, I've had this problem with the tides before." Captain Ron