Brits unveil new royal yacht

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The design is as bold as it is breathtaking and harkens back to the square-rigged vessels of old.

But how many square-riggers are designed to accommodate a mini-submarine, a helicopter, two buses, 100 bicycles, an underwater laboratory — and a sovereign?

Britain’s Daily Mail has published an artist's impression of the ship that could be the future flagship of the United Kingdom. Following on from where the beloved Britannia left off, the still unnamed vessel would fulfill all the functions of the late Royal Yacht.

Click here for the full report with 3-D rendering of the ship.