Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

How the World Sails by; Rich Andfamous Canset Forth Attheir Leisure

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

How the World Sails by; Rich Andfamous Canset Forth Attheir Leisure

Article excerpt

Byline: LAUREN GROUNSELL

HAVE you ever sat at home and wished you were somewhere else?

Maybe you longed for bustling Beijing, or the island culture of Papua New Guinea.

If only there was a way to keep that travel bug happy without leaving the house.

Sounds impossible, but at 4am today, you may have caught a glimpse of the lifestyle of the rich and famous.

About 150 people aboard the cruise ship The World will glide past the Sunshine Coast and into Brisbane.

The World is well named.

It is largest privately owned "residential yacht" sailing the Seven Seas.

Mid-way through its 2014 itinerary, The World is set to reach Brisbane's Portside Wharf at 9am. The 196m vessel combines the comforts of home with the luxury of travel. The only taxing part of the whole experience is deciding where to go next.

Each "cabin" on board The World is owned by its residents - 130 families - who together own the ship.

For some The World is their home, for others it's a place to slip away for three to four months of the year. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.