I'll be watching.
camera angle is not the same,
yours looks like night? the reference is day?
you don't 'need' soft bodies with such calm water, you could use nurbs and shaders and bump maps.., unless you want to animate it in which case you need to check out the help files for 'make boat, ' and 'magnitude,' and those things.., soft body stuff!
but, as I said, there are many ways!!
for the enviroment you might need to make a dome and map it,
lights will make or break this one (but whats new?'
take it easy and life will be easy