In their spare time, this Reddit user and his friends decided to make their very own yacht. And by yacht, we mean a Frankenstein-like boat that was built by using a chopped up van, a boat hull and a couch.

(Yep, it’s as awesome as it sounds.)

It all started with a van…

It all started with a van...

And a VISION.

And a VISION.

Also, a spare couch, a small TV and some duct tape.

Also, a spare couch, a small TV and some duct tape.

Buying a house boat or yacht is hard.

Buying a house boat or yacht is hard.

Making one, though, may be a little easier.

Making one, though, may be a little easier.

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Even if you hit some snags.

Even if you hit some snags.

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Nothing can stop you, though, when you have your friends by your side.

Nothing can stop you, though, when you have your friends by your side.

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This is proof that you don’t need to be a millionaire to own a yacht.

This is proof that you don't need to be a millionaire to own a yacht.

We’re using the word “yacht” loosely, here.

We're using the word "yacht" loosely, here.

“Vanboat” just doesn’t sound as sexy.

"Vanboat" just doesn't sound as sexy.

And there she goes, on her beautiful maiden voyage.

And there she goes, on her beautiful maiden voyage.

It’s about time that these guys are recognized for their creativity, ingenuity and sheer gumption. Living in rural America and being part of the working class doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time like the people in country clubs do.

In fact, vanboating is a past time I could be proud of.

As long as it didn’t sink, that is. Share the work of these creative geniuses with others and inspire a nation-wide vanboating trend.

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