SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Multiple decks
Ropes
Flags flying at the top of the boat
A main salon (couches and sofas, throw pillows, windows all around with thick curtains, a television, carpeting, a bar and stools)
A galley (sink, fridge, freezer, oven, counter space, cabinetry)
A dining salon area (table and chairs, dishes, flower arrangements, napkins)
A bridge (leather seating, a steering wheel, joysticks, throttles, cup holders, screens, buttons, keypads, knobs, maps, navigational equipment and tools, communications equipment)
Staircases between floors
Multiple cabins below decks (beds and pillows, televisions, mirrors, personal items and furnishings to make the boat more homey)
Covered decks on various levels with seating
A wet bar and hot tub
Cabins for the crew (bunks and pillows, storage, bathrooms, a washer and dryer)
An engine room
A compact gym
A movie theater
Masts and rigging (on a sailing yacht)
Crew dressed in uniform (as they take care of the boat, report to the captain, prepare meals, and attend to guests)
First aid kits and flotation devices clipped in place
Fire extinguishers on all levels
Recreational vehicles (wave runners, inner tubes, kayaks) stored at the back on a platform
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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