The legendary Gold Ship is a starting ship in the game. It is rewarded for completing the General achievement called "The Gold Ship".
Once the Gold Ship is available, it can be selected as the starting ship through the Interface panel of the Game Options screen.
To obtain the Gold Ship achievement requires completing over fifty of the hardest achievements in the game and will take some time to accomplish.
To complete the achievement and gain access to the Gold Ship requires the following achievements to be completed:
- Always at your service!
- The tyranny of evil men
- The High Council
- The Quill is mightier than the Sword
- Let each believe his own the real ring
- We have no time to lose!
- The Emirate
- A Tale of Two Islands
- We are the People
- Leave trading to the Boss
- The Sea Dogs
- Hammer and Anvil
- Merely a continuation of politics
- Food for the fishes
- Who is this "Robin"?!
- The Black Feet
- Guardian of the Realm