Orca3D Training @NDAR in Antibes, France, 29-31 August 2017

A 3-day Orca3D training course will be held in the offices of NDAR on 29-31 August 2017. NDAR is the Master Reseller of Orca3D in Europe, and is a Rhino reseller.

The instructor is Stéphane DARDEL, naval architect. The course will be held in English, and other languages will be supported (French, Italian).

The course is intended for naval architects and ship and boat designers, with a good knowledge of Rhino3D. The syllabus covers:

  • Rhino v5 user interface and customization
  • Foundations of modelling and fairing  techniques
  • Hull assistant
  • Background bitmap
  • Surface creation and modification
  • Point control
  • Surface analysis
  • Hydrostatic calculations
  • Real-time hydrostatics
  • Stability with criteria verification

Course fees are 650€ / day, and lunch will be provided.  Advance payment of the fee is required to confirm registration. We reserve the right to cancel the course if fewer than 2 attendees register.


Register before 29 july 2017 and receive a 10% discount on the course fees. Registration will be accepted on a first come first served basis, and places are limited.

Participants should have Rhino3D v5 (latest service pack) and Orca3D latest Release (v1.3) or WIP installed on their laptops.  In terms of hardware, any modern laptop or netbook will run Rhino5/ Orca3D comfortably in the context of the training course.

To register, or for more information or logistics questions, please contact ndar@ndar.com.