Marine Design Plug-in for Rhino

Define the Flotation Plane Based on Freeboard or Draft Measurements

By on Apr 29, 2019 in Uncategorized |

A new command has been added in Version 2.0.8 that allows you to create a flotation plane for hydrostatics with either freeboard or draft measurements. Once the plane is defined, it can be used as input to the Hydrostatics & Stability calculation. The user may input one, two, or three freeboard or draft measurements. If just one measurement is provided, the...

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See Orca3D at the Rhino Marine Design & Engineering Meeting in Barcelona on May 8, 2019

By on Mar 26, 2019 in Uncategorized |

Our reseller NDAR will present Orca3D and Orca3D Marine CFD at the Rhino Marine Design & Engineering Meeting at the Facultat de Nàutica in Barcelona, on May 8, 2019. As a Naval Architect, Engineer, Yacht Designer, 3D Modeler or Software Developer, this is a unique event you cannot miss. A collaboration between McNeel, Facultat de Nàutica UPC and Colegio Oficial...

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New Version (2.0.7) now available

By on Mar 23, 2019 in Uncategorized |

We are happy to announce the release of Orca3D Version 2.0.7. This is a free update to Version 2 license holders. If you have a Version 1 license, please click here to purchase an upgrade to Version 2. To update a previous installation of Orca3D Version 2, use the Control Panel to uninstall your current version. Next, download the installation file from this page....

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See Orca3D at Seatec in Marina di Carrara, April 3-5

By on Mar 13, 2019 in Uncategorized |

For the 10th year our reseller NDAR will exhibit at SEATEC, Marina di Carrara, Italy, April 3rd-5th.  At SEATEC 2019 NDAR will have two booths : D857 and E1107, we’ll present the latest updates and new features of our leading marine software products : Orca3D & Orca3D Marine CFD, as well as ShipConstructor, Express Marine, GHS, MAESTRO, NavCad,...

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Orca3D Version 2 Upgrade discount ends soon!

By on Feb 18, 2019 in Uncategorized |

In December we announced the release of Orca3D Version 2.0, the first version of Orca3D targeted for Rhino 6. Significant effort has gone into ensuring compatibility with Rhino 6, but there are other improvements to Orca3D as well. During the past ten years, Orca3D has grown and improved through incremental updates which users could download at no cost. Version 2.0...

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Upcoming Webinar: Applying CFD Analysis to Your Design with Orca3D Marine CFD

By on Feb 4, 2019 in Uncategorized |

Webinar Date and Time: Thursday, February 21st, 9:00 AM EST (14:00UTC)  Click here to register In the past, marine design with CFD was expensive, required the expertise of a specialist, and wasn’t practical on ordinary engineering computers. Now Orca3D Marine CFD has changed all of that, coupling the power and ease-of-use of Rhino, Orca3D, and Simerics MP with...

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Orca3D Version 2 is here!

By on Dec 24, 2018 in Updates |

We are pleased to announce the release of Orca3D Version 2.0, the first version of Orca3D targeted for Rhino 6. Significant effort has gone into ensuring full compatibility with Rhino 6, but there are other improvements to Orca3D as well. During the past ten years, Orca3D has grown and improved through incremental updates which users could download at no cost....

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New Version 1 Release (Version 1.5.2)

By on Dec 24, 2018 in Uncategorized |

We’re pleased to announce the latest update to Orca3D Version 1. This version (1.5.2) fixes some minor bugs, and is anticipated to be the final Version 1 release. New development efforts are now focused on Version 2, which is compatible with Rhino 6. Bug fixes include: Fixed a bug in OrcaSimericsAnalysis command where creating multiple self-propelled...

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Visit us at METS and the SNAME Maritime Convention

By on Oct 23, 2018 in Uncategorized |

Stop by our booth to see the latest version of Orca3D, ask questions of our staff, and learn about upcoming releases. Orca3D will be displayed in booth 315 at the SNAME Maritime Convention in Providence, Rhode Island, October 24-26. We will be sharing a booth with Simerics, Inc. and highlighting Orca3D Marine CFD. At METS in Amsterdam, please come by the NDAR booth,...

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Join us for a free Orca3D Marine CFD workshop at the SNAME Maritime Convention

By on Sep 17, 2018 in Uncategorized |

Join us for a free Orca3D Marine CFD workshop in conjunction with the SNAME Maritime Convention, October 24, 2018, 1:30PM – 4:30PM in Providence, Rhode Island. With Orca3D Marine CFD you will get consistent and reliable resistance, self-powered, and flow analyses without having to become a CFD specialist, using your own desktop or laptop computer. By coupling...

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