Mustered Out on Regina
Yacht (type Y): Built on the 200-ton hull, the yacht is a noble’s plaything used to entertain friends and undertake political or commercial missions. The ship mounts jump drive-A, maneuver drive-A, and power plant-A, giving performance of jump-1 and 1-G acceleration. Fuel tankage of 50 tons supports the power plant and allows two successive jump-1. Adjacent to the bridge is a model/1 computer. There are fourteen staterooms; two have been combined into a suite for the owner aboard. There are no low berths. No turrets or weaponry are installed, but there is one hardpoint and one ton has been set aside for fire control. The yacht carries an air/raft and a ship’s boat in hull compartments; an ATV is also carried, and the ship’s boat is fitted to ferry it from orbit to surface and back. There is a cargo compartment for 13 tons. The yacht is streamlined.
The yacht requires a crew of four: pilot, engineer, medic, and steward. Gunners, additional stewards, and other personnel may be added as required. The yacht costs MCr51.057 and takes 11 months to build.