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M/S World not your typical cruise ship

People like cruises. The industry is worth tens of billions annually worldwide. But not everyone likes the hustle and bustle of regimented ship life.

If you can afford it you can live on the "The World" a luxury ship designed for those who just kind of want to hang out and do their own thing, sans hairy chest contests. And for about $3 million, you can too.

From CNN:

Hong Kong (CNN)Stepping onto The World feels like boarding a 21st-century Titanic.
Sitting majestically in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor, this gleaming 644 feet-long white vessel is the largest, and probably most exclusive, "residential yacht" on earth.
Ships in the night: A surreal encounter with a $27m super yacht
Home to the world's only full-sized at-sea tennis court, a 7,000-square foot spa and fitness center, and 12,000-bottle wine collection, this ship has visited 1,213 ports and sailed 641,000 nautical miles.

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