This would introduce a new luxury vehicle for players to grind for and unlock.
-Can only be bought at Level 10
-Is a $1,000,000 vehicle (like the sloop)
-Stays forever and is not seasonal
-The outside can be customized using textures and body colors
-Is the same speed as the 35,000 boat
-Whenever a player who owns a yacht joins the game their yacht would automatically spawn and they would have to go up to it to use it
The Yacht would be a decent size, comparable to the cargo ship. It would also have a anti aircraft machine gun attached to the top.
The inside of the yacht would be customizable, similar to the apartments
There would be a helipad on top of the yacht, which players can choose the helicopter that goes on top (the free helicopter or the little bird)
There would also be a control room where the player can drive the yacht and aim the machine gun on top
When the machine gun is being shot it would have a first person camera like this
The machine gun would easily be able to disable helicopters and kill players
As it passes through, the cargo ship would not shoot at the yacht.
The yacht would be available for purchase here
So about 200 days ago I submitted this post
Lots of great discussion, encourage everyone to check it out. I got some really good advice and feedback, and having had a few months to think about it and think about my own future, I want to come back to this group with an updated idea. I am looking for advice and critique.
I think within 25 years we will have fully electric trawlers, imagine an electric Nordhavn 76. Why does this matter? I did some re-reading of my former post and googling on yacht upkeep cost breakdowns, and half the upkeep cost is fuel, and maintenance. I imagine, like most things, the majority of this maintenance is for the diesel engine and associated systems.
So again, why am I bringing this up? If yachts, which are hilariously and infamously a money pit, can have an upkeep cost cut down by almost half, that’s seriously A calculation changer on my end. I know some of you might disagree with this rough assumption, but electric motors have extremely little maintenance requirements… Go look at Tesla, people are driving their cars for almost 10 years and they don’t require routine maintenance checks. Even if a boat motor had a routine check, it likely wouldn’t be with the frequency and severity of something as destructive and combustible as a gas /diesel engine. Then factor in the extremely small degradation with electric motors and possible very-small decreases from solid state batteries.
Next, people in the prior thread noted that you didn’t save money by living on board. Fair. However, I wonder if you could increase the savings by either working as a charter part time, for fun and also to drive some income so that you could write down the depreciation of the boat on your taxes, ORRR offshoring most of your money. I admittedly know literally nothing about that, but I imagine living on a boat makes it slightly easier?
I am trying to decide what I really want to pursue in the long term. I’m not into big houses, I don’t have expensive tastes, I don’t imagine myself belonging to a ritzy golf clubs. Retiring on a large yacht seems like an adventure, and a lifestyle (I fully understand the daily work requirements of this) that would give me a sense of childlike adventure to look forward to.
A big assumption here is that batteries make the jump in 25 years. I think it is an ex... keep reading on reddit ➡