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Sloops are one of six possible ships purchased with silvers in the Open Sea Adventures system.
|Ship||Cost (silv.)||Repairs (silv.)||Reputation||Size||Classification||Characters||Speed||Min Cannons||Max Cannons||Cargo Bin Capacity||Full Supplies||Min Hull Str.||Max Hull Str.|
|Sloop||5 million||25K||Neutral||Single mast||Light||3||7||2||4||60lbs||70||1||400|
|Brigantine||25 million||50K||Friendly||Double mast||Medium||5||5||4||80lbs||60||2|
|Carrack||50 million||75K||Amiable||Triple mast||Medium||8||6||4||120lbs||60||3|
|Galleon||200 million||100K||Exalted||Triple mast||Heavy||12||5||10||200lbs||100||7|
|Frigate||250 million||100K||Exalted||Triple mast||Heavy||14||6||8||240lbs||100||7||900|
|Man O' War||400 million||150K||Ally||Triple mast||Heavy||20||3||14||300lbs||150||8|
Purchasing a Sloop
>ask sales about buy sloop The ship salesman says, "Sloops are single masted and are classified as a LIGHT ship. They are faster than any ship on the sea. We can outfit it with TWO cannons per side to start with a maximum of THREE. It can't hold much in the cargo hold and the hull can't take much damage. You can bring along up to TWO friends with you on this pup. This is an excellent starting point for any aspiring captain! This ship costs 5,000,000 silvers." >ask sales about buy sloop The ship salesman says, "So you want to buy a Sloop? Lets go over the specifics. Ship Classification: Light Mast(s): 1 Speed Rating: Very Fast Hull Strength: 1 Cannons per side: 2 with a maximum of 3 Maximum Passengers: 3 Clarence continues, "This ship will cost 5000000 silvers. We'll take a note from anywhere. Are you sure this is what you want?" [Please repeat this command within the next 30 seconds to confirm your purchase. Please note, all sales are final!] >ask sales about buy sloop Clarence exclaims, "Congratulations on your purchase of a Sloop!" The ship salesman loudly rings a bell sitting nearby. He leans close and whispers, "Ask my twin outside about how to get your ship to a pier." The ship salesman pauses before continuing, "As part of tradition we have named your ship for you. Henceforth, you are now the captain of the <name>! If you don't like it you can visit the ship registrar and try your luck at another random name."