Minacqua, April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Lazy Eight Yacht Club (L8YC) is the first NFT project of its kind, launching an online, real-world community of virtual mega-yacht owners. Yet to herald their official build date, the L8YC will offer new owners the opportunity to own 90-meter mega yachts in the metaverse, with significant real-world offerings and a philanthropic mission.
A team of three millennial co-founders are behind this new venture and have found a way to bring their passion for NFTs and water into a successful venture. CEO and Co-Founder Arin Alesauskas was an entrepreneur from an early age and grew up in an island town where he developed a love for water. “I’ve started many businesses throughout my life, including landscaping and property maintenance where I maintained and managed multi-million dollar estates,” says Arin. “After seeing Logan Paul talk about NFTs about a year ago, I was inspired to use this world as an opportunity to apply my knowledge of luxury services, business and water.”
Backed by COO and co-founder Gunnar Dunbar, who worked as a crypto technician for the US Navy, the team draws on his technical expertise in AI, stock trading, ICO prediction cryptocurrency and web development. Finally, with the strategy of Oriana Schneps, Chief Marketing Officer and third co-founder. Their vision combines with Oriana’s experience in managing luxury yachts and estates around the world, her 8 years of trading and investing in cryptocurrencies, and her experience in the field of startups. , working for The Sahsa Group and Gary Vaynerchuk’s VaynerMedia.
“As a group, we prioritize collaboration, empowerment and individual creativity and have seen firsthand the power it has to spark innovative ideas and developments.” Their NFT currency will give holders full access inside and out of the digital yachts they own, with walk-through interiors and luxurious amenities like cigar lounges, swimming pools and casinos.
Their initial launch consists of 8,888 mega yachts, with the option for the first 20 holders to attend an all-inclusive Florida party in real-world yachts complete with drinks, celebrity appearances and other valuable luxury prizes. .
“L8YC is the chance for members to be part of an elite community. We attract like-minded people to our project, with a focus on opportunities for investors, entrepreneurs and boat enthusiasts We plan to hold events and celebrations around the world. Additionally, within the metaverse, we are developing an inclusive marina area that will serve as the heart of our community and a space for bearers and other projects that can settle in the virtual world.
As part of their philanthropic mission, L8YC has pledged to donate $800,000 of its earnings to marine life nonprofits, splitting donations between the New England Aquarium, Teamseas, Oceana and 4Oceans.
As the first project of its kind, L8YC is at the forefront of the intersection between yacht culture and the metaverse, promising an opportunity for future owners to gain opportunities for wealth, as well as a set of experiences of real-world luxury as part of a new community.
To learn more about L8YC,
Visit their website:https://l8yachtclub.io
Join their discord:https://discord.gg/l8yachtclub