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The World Residential Cruise Ship

The World Residential Cruise Ship

The World is a residential cruise ship that continuously sails around the globe. The people who have purchased rooms on board the ship, which range from studios to three-room apartments, collectively own the ship. Among other things, this means that the roughly 200 residents have a say in the vessel's yearly itinerary, and they also get to dictate what services are offered on board the ship. Basically, The World is a privately owned yacht - the world's largest, in fact - but the ownership claim is spread among dozens of people who call the ship home, either part-time or full-time. There is something inherently interesting about living a life of permanent mobility at sea, so we have compiled the following overview of The World that explains the basics of the ship's concept and how it is lived out by its residents. Read more [...]