Type Y class Yacht

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Type Y class Yacht
Yacht-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-37 03-July-2018a.jpg
Type: Y Yacht
Agility X
Also see Private Vessel - Yacht
Architect TBD
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Canon publication starship design with Keith illustration.
Cargo 11.0 Tons
Cost MCr51.057
Crew 4
Enlisted 3
Officers 1
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull Wedge Hull
Illustration {{{illustration}}}
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/1
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 13 High/Med 0 Low
Reference TBD
Size 200 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

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. [1]

Basic Ship Synopsis[edit]

Y Yacht. 200 tons. Jump-1, 1-G. 50 tons fuel (...allows two successive Jump-1s). Model/1. 14 staterooms. 1 hardpoint. ATV. Air/raft, Ship's boat. 11 tons Cargo. Unstreamlined. 4 crew. MCr51.057: 11 months. [2]

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The ship has a 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. [1]

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 eleven tons. The yacht is unstreamlined. [1]

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 typically takes eleven months to build. [3]

Image Repository[edit]

  1. A prototypical Type Y class Yacht.
    Yacht-WH-Keith-MT-Imp-Encyclo-Pg-37 03-July-2018a.jpg

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (...of ten subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [4]

Basic Ship Characteristics [5]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 200
2. Crew 4
3. Performance 1
4. Electronics Model/1
5. Hardpoints 1
6. Armament Varies
7. Defenses None
8. Craft ATV, Air Raft, Ship's Boat
9. Fuel Treatment Purification Plant.
10. Cost MCr51.057
11. Construction Time 11 months
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The first interplanetary yachts typically appear in the TL:7-9 epoch and by the TL:10-12 epoch, interstellar yachts become commonplace. There are a wide variety of yacht designs in production but the 200-ton Type Y models are among the most commonly produced and encountered within Charted Space. [6]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Type Y's are typical named after well known nobles or beasts noted for speed.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Private Vessel - Yacht:

  1. Type Y class Yacht
    1. Dark Mistress class Yacht
    2. Desiree Keah class Yacht
    3. Exile class Yacht
    4. Harmonious Repose class Yacht
    5. Iinen class Yacht
    6. Kundeai class Yacht
    7. Royal Tempest class Yacht
    8. Starjammer class Yacht
    9. Stiletto class Yacht
    10. Wanderer class Yacht
  1. Type YL class Luxury Yacht
    1. DeVass class Private Starship
    2. Lady Charlotte class Yacht
    3. Lady of Shalott class Yacht
    4. Lord Baltimore class Yacht
    5. Starblade class Executive Yacht
    6. Vanderbilt class Yacht
  1. Type YK class Expeditionary Yacht
    1. Herald class Expeditionary Yacht
    2. Jewel class Private Yacht
    3. Prancing Poni class Charter Yacht
    4. Rake II class Yacht
    5. Type Y2 class Yacht
  1. Type YR class Racing Yacht
    1. Condor class Racing Yacht

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Marc Miller. Starships (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), 19-20.
  2. Marc Miller. Starter Traveller (Game Designers Workshop, 1983), 11.
  3. Marc Miller. Starships (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), 20.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  5. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  6. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak