Sure fire ways to get out there...
A. Rob a bank
B. Marry a rich girl
C. Win the lotto
D. Go to work
There you have it, now get going
If you choose D, the biggest trap is spending money on all the 'stuff' of modern life. "I made enough money to buy Miami, but I pissed it away so fast".
Live simply, on your boat, and save save save.
I'd recommend B