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Design Studio ThirtyC Injects Star Wars into Superyacht Design
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Design Studio ThirtyC Injects Star Wars into Superyacht Design

Star Wars themed vehicles and characters have been spotted taking over the world’s superyachts and tenders thanks to the imagination of design studio ThirtyC.

It comes as the studio released a new selection of doctored superyacht images to mark Star Wars Day, May 4th.

The studio has been creating the eccentric images since it launched in 2015 “just for fun,” according to studio founder Rob Armstrong. But now the images have become an annual occurrence.

“Over the years, our images have gained more exposure and almost become expected,” Armstrong said. “Each year is a challenge to think up a new creative angle for our audience and friends.”

ThirtyC’s images star a range of recognisable superyachts including SilverFast, Eclipse and many Damen support vessels. Armstrong said the yachts “have provided a great canvas”.

Legendary Star Wars vehicles, including W-Wings, AT-ATs- and Tie Fighters have made an appearance.

“We generally produce image composites with the Star Wars theme, placing props, vehicles within the images. Credit must in part go to all the yacht photographers for the fantastic images,” he said.

This year however, the studio focused on inserting some of the franchise’s best-known characters, including Darth Vader and his stormtroopers, into a selection of superyacht tenders. These include the Cockwells Titian Tender, 48 Wallytender and Vandal 14m Open chase boats.

As another May 4th passes, ThirtyC is already looking ahead to next year. “We will start brainstorming for next year,” Armstrong said, “but all ideas are very welcome.”

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