Looking for a way to explore the world while maintaining the comforts of home? Look no further than Storylines, an innovative residential community at sea.
With its sustainable residential cruise set to sail in 2025, Storylines aims to give global citizens the chance to live a healthy, active life while enjoying immersive experiences and traveling the world, all from the comfort of their own home at sea. The residential ship, MV Narrative, boasts 547 fully furnished residences ranging in size from 237 to 1,970 square feet. Buyers can choose from a variety of one-to-four-bedroom residences on the ship, ranging from $1 million to $8 million for the lifetime of the vessel. Alternatively, buyers can choose from a limited number of homes for shared purchase. With fractional shares of 25%, residents can share a luxury residence with up to four people. The starting price for a 25% share is $598,000 for the lifetime of the vessel and $26,700 for quarterly all-inclusive living fees.
The ship features a wide array of luxury amenities, including 20 dining and bar venues, a microbrewery, a marina with personal watercraft, three pools with sundecks, a pet exercise area, a business center, and a beauty salon. Entertainment options abound, with a 10,000-book library, a movie theater, an art studio, and a bowling alley, among others. For active and adventurous travelers, there’s an outdoor running track, a state-of-the-art gym, a yoga studio, golf simulators, and a dance floor. The ship also features a youth education program, an accredited school that travels the globe and teaches children to engage in philanthropic efforts in the communities they visit.
Storylines places a high priority on wellness, nutrition, fitness programs, and functional medicine. A medical clinic onboard includes a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, nutritionist, and physiotherapist. A 10,000 square-foot health and wellness center will offer a range of medical services, including wellness visits, weight loss, anti-aging treatments, immune therapies, detox treatments, dietary planning, meditation rooms, and relaxation pods. The ship has partnered with Wellness Solutions for its health and wellness offerings, and its facilities also include a hospital for emergency medicine and a helipad for medical evacuations.
In addition to its luxury amenities, Storylines’ MV Narrative is sustainably designed with liquid natural gas propulsion (LNG), one of the most environmentally friendly options currently available for powering ships. The ship will convert waste into energy and grow produce onboard in a solar-powered hydroponic garden. It will also feature a zero-waste farmer’s market with locally sourced products, all compostable or recyclable. The company has partnered with with Tony de Leede, founder and CEO of Wellness Solutions, to ensure the ship is one of the greenest passenger vessels in operation.
With several days in most ports, passengers will have ample time to explore and also have the ability to weigh in on the ship’s itinerary by voting to stay longer in certain destinations. Storylines’ innovative floating school will serve families with children ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade and teach children to engage in philanthropic efforts in the communities that the ship visits. To learn more about Storylines, visit their website.
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Storylines, the world’s first affordable residential community at sea announced today that FinCruiser Financial Services (FCFS), an experienced broker-dealer approved by USREC, has launched financing at 4.5% APR to qualified US citizens for purchasing residences and fractional shares aboard the MV Narrative.
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