This 492-foot yacht concept is straight out of Star Wars

Published on Aug 26, 2022 at 10:26 AM (UTC+4)
by Alessandro Renesis

Last updated on Aug 29, 2022 at 2:50 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Kate Bain

This 492-foot yacht concept is straight out of Star Wars

This is the ‘ONO’, a 492-foot yacht concept that looks like it’s straight out of the Star Wars movie franchise.

It looks a bit ominous and it is absolutely massive.

It’s more than just hyperbole too.

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At 492 feet, or 149 meters, this would be the eighth longest yacht in the world.

It would be slightly longer than the Prince Abdulaziz, a 482-footer owned by the Saudi Royal Family.

Conversely, it would only be 13 feet shorter than the 509-foot Al Said, owned by the Sultan of Oman.


According to its designer, this 492-footer is meant to look like a menacing shadow “hovering above the horizon”.

That’s not far from the truth as the unique blacked-out silhouette creates the illusion that the vessel is floating.

On the foredeck, you’ll find a helipad and a submarine-like entryway.

Meanwhile the aft deck is large enough to accommodate two sun decks and an infinity pool.

The black exterior features a combination of aluminium, tempered glass and fiberglass.

As for the interior, in addition to the lounge bar and cabins, you’ll also find a garage for jet skis and a movie theater.

And last but not least, the yacht roof is covered in solar panels.

And the price?

Well, for now this is just a prototype.

However, if it makes it to production, it would easily become one of the most expensive yachts in the world.

For reference, the Al Said yacht cost $600 million to build and has an annual running cost of around $80 million.

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Alessandro Renesis

Experienced content creator with a strong focus on cars and watches. Alessandro penned the first-ever post on the Supercar Blondie website and covers cars, watches, yachts, real estate and crypto. Former DriveTribe writer, fixed gear bike owner, obsessed with ducks for some reason.