You heard it here first, Russian oligarchs: superyachts are over. The new status symbol will soon be the giant floating island, as long as Project Utopia gets off the ground... and into the water.
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From the crazy engineers at Yacht Island Design, the concept is an 11-story, 325-foot wide behemoth of architectural wonder with the volume equivalent to that of a modern-day cruise liner. Plenty big to accommodate your very own micronation.
Inside, there's enough room to pack in just about anything you might dream up — restaurants, arcades, bowling alleys, a casino, megapools with their own casinos — and plenty of space outdoors to take in the beauty around you, including an observation deck 200 feet above the surface with 360-degree panoramas. But should you get bored with whatever blissful crystal blue cove you're hanging in at a given moment, just fire up the thrusters beneath the legs and you can relocate... slowly.