Charter or Purchase Seasteader 1, 235-foot Passenger Ship

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While we are in continued negotiations with a group interested in chartering the Institute’s 235-foot, four deck ship, Seasteader I, we are still accepting offers from other parties interested in chartering or purchasing her. The ship is seaworthy, in good  Continue Reading »

One of these things is not like the others

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Dan Amira, a writer for New York Magazine, apparently picked up on the Washington Times angle to seasteading, featuring our mission alongside plans for four other so-called conservative utopias. While the label of conservative can be fairly applied to a  Continue Reading »

Engineering Research Interns Wanted

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With the start of the Spring semester upon us, The Seasteading Institute is seeking student participation through academic research projects and internships. This is an excellent opportunity to engage with an exciting, world-changing movement, while gaining knowledge and honing skills that  Continue Reading »

Why Are You Seasteading?

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Why seastead? Joe Quirk, co-author of the forthcoming seasteading book, has more than a couple of reasons. Joe was one of dozens who attended The Seasteading Conference 2012 in San Francisco, which brought together dedicated adventure seekers and entrepreneurs looking  Continue Reading »

Response to Seasteading Coverage on NPR’s All Things Considered

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NPR’s All Things Considered is the latest prominent news show to take an interest in seasteading. Earlier today, the program aired a six-minute segment titled, “Don’t like the government? Make your own, on international waters“; we are grateful to the  Continue Reading »

The Seasteading Institute December 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friends of The Seasteading Institute, It was merely one decade ago that Patri Friedman began to toy with the idea of seasteading. He imagined futuristic governments competing for citizens, who would use the fluidity of the ocean to sail  Continue Reading »

Vote Seasteading – The Seasteading Institute November 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friend of the Seasteading Institute, With the U.S. election just two days away, I wish to offer a prediction and a personal anecdote, in preparation for the inevitable sound and fury coming in Tuesday’s wake. I predict, no matter  Continue Reading »

Charter the Seasteader I, 230 foot seaworthy ship

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The Institute has acquired The Seasteader I, a seaworthy, 230-foot ship from a generous donor. We are actively pursuing preliminary proposals to charter the ship. As a non-profit, we are able to offer this vessel at substantially below market rates to  Continue Reading »

Limiting Seastead Visitor’s Power to Sue Within the United States

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This penultimate blog post is part of an ongoing series (see part 1 and part 2 and part 3) examining how a seastead might limit the risk of being sued in the court system of the United States. Robert Mongole is a Juris  Continue Reading »

Seasteading Conference Covered by MarineLink.com

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The seasteading movement continues to receive recognition within the maritime industry as a potential disruptor of ocean-based business, with the latest news coverage of our conference coming from MarineLink.com. The publication of the article comes in the wake of another  Continue Reading »