We were delighted with the level of response (so we're not the only ones who fantasise about the perfect yacht...) and so, since there's not much else going on because we love our fans so much, we've decided to honour our favourite submissions in this spectacular photo gallery.
Among the glorious mess of submissions were gems such as Samuel Gibbs' ideal boat (seen above, lovingly drawn by reader Timothy Jeffcoat) which runs on energy generated from the sun, wind and water. This might seem like the conservationist's boat of choice, but in fact it's completely covered in environmentally unfriendly death rays. We'd like to see a Greenpeace tanker keep pace with this watery death machine.
Or howsabout Dominic Walliman's Carl Sagan-voiced rocket-boat, which solves crimes through tactical use of massive jumps? Anti-shark technology? Underwater glass offices? They're all here, realised in the 21st century marvel that is Microsoft Paint.
If you fancy reading through more submissions, or if you think you know better, head on over to our Facebook wall and get commenting, liking, and generally making a great big mess even though we just finished tidying you darned kids!
Michael Gomes and his brother wanted a study made entirely of glass underneath the boat itself. A big comfy sofa, a pair of binoculars (for fish watching, duh) and a sweet audio system are among the requirements.
Finally, the irrepressible Dominic Walliman submits his own dream boat. This bad boy features flashing lights and the voice of Carl Sagan, not to mention a boost button that can be used to jump over stuff for no reason.