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  • #10833
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    anyhoo can you give me some pics or an idea of what its about?

    That’s what the video is for.

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    Floating underwater leisure center «ANAKLIA 1, 2» (hereinafter Center hereinafter Center) is intended for comprehensive service of travel industry, as well as to conduct business meetings and sport competitions and to have holiday on south seashore.
    As a rule Center is located according to granted license area of seaside resorts with rich underwater plant and animal worldworld (flora and faunaflora and fauna)and in area protected from wind and waves if it is possible.

    Technical developmental works of Center are carried out in two versions:
    - movable construction of cylindrical form with upper decks and cupola roof and underwater foundation to erect upper movable construction on it; ANAKLIA 1

    - movable construction in the form of catamaran with developed upper decks. ANAKLIA 2

    Centers can be located in anchorage place.

    FOR VISITORS SERVICE:
    Five star Hotel, cafe, restaurants with underwater portholes, cinema hall, conference hall, underwater gallery, casino, disco, open-air solarium.
    As well as pleasure underwater vehicles, boats, airfoil boats, different conventional maritime entertainments: swimming-pools, water slides, diving, water skis, parahang-gliders, underwater and surface excursions, yacht and motorboat hire, fishing.

    General dimensions:
    Length from 40m
    Max diameter from 28m
    Height from 29m
    Displacement during towing from 3800 tons
    Towing draft 6.0m
    Operating draft 9.5m
    Hotel accommodation from 48 luxury rooms (each one has 100 sqm area)

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    #10786
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    A nations’ EEZ extends 200nm or to the edge of the continental shelf, they will not tolerate any structure that they do not have jurisdiction over, within that area, sealand caught them by surprise, they won’t make that mistake again especially since they can excuse any action with the justification of fighting terrorism.

    If you want relative independance get a boat if you want true independance build past the edge of the continental shelf and be prepared to fight to keep your independance.

    #10769
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    Sealand is being tolerated by the UK government because it is irrelevant, it is not being developed, it is not causing problems for the government, it will be abandoned by the family eventually and it will ultimately fall into the sea, so the issue will go away if they ignore it long enough.

    #10625
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    To give me a similar floor area to my SFS, I would need 7 octopods at a cost of £186,060 and that still would not give me as much space as I think necessary, if I were paying to lift every gramme into space, I would also say astronauts will like living like battery hens, but I must consider living in a seastead for the rest of my life.

    The sea is a dangerous place and lives will probably be lost if family members go swimming in the open ocean, inshore, there is a significant risk of being run over by boats, that’s how Kirsty macColl was killed.

    #10622
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    At the current gold price, your octopod costs £243,650, I very much doubt that my SFS will cost as much as that, and remember, you cannot step out of your seastead and go for a walk, so you need more space at sea than you do on land, if only to find a little peace and quiet from your family once or twice a day.

    You also need space to grow food, generate electricity, collect, store, and purify water, space for waste treatment, if you want to be mobile, you will have 2 huge diesel engines plus fuel tanks, more general storage than you need on land, and probably more for things you will not realise you need until you need them.

    #10615
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    xns wrote:
    ssteve, isn’t tour perception of a single family seastead basically a houseboat?

    King Shannon of the Constitutional Monarchy of Logos.

    No, I imagine a single family seastead to be at least 20metres by 20 metres square or in diameter, and three storeys high, not cheap but spacious enough to not feel like a prison.

    #10535
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    If a nation wanted to take control of a seastead they might start with a cyber attack, planting incriminating “stuff” on seastead computers so they had a “ligitimate excuse to come in and do whatever they wanted, if that fails a special forces team could come aboard unseen and sabotage necessary equipment, a blockade intended to starve the seastead into submission would also be effective.

    #10446
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    It depends on what the seastead purpose is, I would expect most single family seasteads to be in coastal waters, under the protection of a recognised state.

    Commercial seasteads will be as close to their customers as possible, only the largest seasteads would be in international waters, doing things that might be illegal in territorial waters or simply evading taxes and ultimately becoming a sovereign state itself.

    #10445
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    The only seasteads that need visitors to provide a medical report and DNA sample should be brothelsteads.

    Can you imagine a medical sevices seatead rejecting people who are not in perfect health?

    #10444
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    OK, I almost read to the end of this thread, but cannot resist the urge to comment any longer.

    When I run my own seastead, I will not require the extreme forms of ID suggested in this thread, I will only require a fingerprint, I will back up this system by paying everybody to inform on everybody else.

    I will sell tickets to executions and auction off the job of chief executioner, one of the perks of this job will be that they get the offenders possessions.

    #10387
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    We could organise bicycle races on the water.http://www.youtube.com/watch

    The waves will be a real challenge, and it may come down to the last person to fall off their bike being the winner.

    Sharks will be a hazard.

    #10374
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    It should be possible to build artificial islands using natural species of plants, start with a reed raft on which to grow the various plants that will become an island. it will take years but should not require GM.

    #10373
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    Downloaded it again and it seems complete, but there are blank areas which may have lost their text/graphics.

    #10370
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    I just tried to download this PDF and page 8 was missing, is there anything on page 8?

    #10368
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    Thanks for your reply, it was my intention that others would have free access through each rooftop to reach other SFS’s without charge or hindrance. my SFS includes a workshop that could be used to earn a living and a market stall could be set up on the roof if the product will fit through the doors, otherwise one section of wall on the first floor pivots down to become a loading bay with electric hoist, this prevents SFS’s being linked more than two units wide, but a rectangular block with “holes” in it allows 80 SFS’s to link with all having their loading bays accessible yet only requiring an area of 140 x 100 metres, so it could be surrounded by a floating breakwater and possibly wave power station.

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