3d printed boat

$5M Navy Contract Goes to UMaine and Navatek to Advance Maritime 3D Printing

The University of Maine’s (UMaine) Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) has achieved world records in 3D printing over the last year, and has been an example of how successful…

Formnext 2019: moi composites to Make Waves with 3D Printed Trimaran

3D printing continues to offer major impacts to the marine industry, as will be evidenced by moi composites at formnext in Frankfurt, running from November 19-22. The European tech startup…

University of Maine’s Composites Center: Researchers Awarded Three Guinness World Records in 3D Printing

3D printing has been described in many elevated terms, from magical to miraculous—and while users around the world are indeed enamored, it is certainly news to find that they are…

3D Printed Racing Sailboat is Officially Unveiled and Ready to Hit the Ocean

3D printing has taken to the seas – and lakes, and rivers – before in the form of 3D printed canoes, kayaks and other boats. Earlier this year, a group…

3D Printed Autonomous Boats Could Reduce Traffic and Self-Assemble into Other Structures

Autonomous cars are becoming a reality, as self-driving vehicles finally begin to leave the concept stage and actually arrive on the streets. It would make sense, then, that autonomous boats…

Collaborative Group Using Custom High-Performance Materials to 3D Print a Competitive Sailboat

Additive manufacturing is being put to use more often now in the boat and ship industry – we’ve seen innovations ranging from 3D printed electric yachts and sailboats to hulls…

Collaboration and 3D Printing Streamline Boat Production

Even though large scale additive manufacturing is becoming more common, it’s still no less impressive to see what it can produce. Massive objects can be 3D printed in very few…

Saving a 3D Printed Titanic Model from the Original’s Fate

The Titanic features large in the mind of the public. This is partly due to the blockbuster film of the same name featuring a young, handsome Leonardo DiCaprio and schmaltzy…

ETH Zurich Shares Details on How 3D Printing Helped Their Concrete Canoe Sail to Victory

You learn something new every day, and one thing I learned recently is that concrete canoe competitions are a thing. We recently covered one of them, as it featured a…

Livrea Yachts Partners with Autodesk and SABIC to Manufacture the World’s First 3D Printed Yacht

We’ve seen 3D printed models of yachts, 3D printed yacht parts, and even a decorative jaguar that was 3D printed to grace the bowsprit of a superyacht, but an entirely…

Springboro STEMfest: Ohio Students Learn About 3D Printing, STEAM Education, and Rocket Launchers

Science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics are picking up steam lately – which is handy, as they fall into a curriculum of the same name, as STEAM education takes its…

Meticulous 3D Printed RC Model of the Titanic is Almost Ready to Sail – and Sink

Of all the disastrous events in US history, perhaps none fascinate people the way the Titanic does. The 1997 multiple-record-breaking movie certainly had something to do with the national obsession;…

Make Your Own 3D Printed Swamp Boat with This Instructable

I live in the Florida panhandle, where bayous and swamps are not a rare sight. Therefore, swamp boats are a fairly common sight as well. These are very simple flat…

3D Print Your Own Kite Powered Bottle Boat

It’s always nice to be reminded of why 3D printing is so much fun. While the technology may have been developed as a manufacturing method, what we now collectively call…

Man 3D Prints Huge 5 1/2 Foot Long RC Armidale-class Patrol Boat — Larger Models on the Way!

Back in January, you may recall a story we did about a 3-foot-long 3D printed model depicting the Atlantic Mercy ship. It was created by a student from LeTourneau University, named…

3D Print a Solar Powered Rowboat Driven by MakerBot Man

MakerBot’s online model marketplace, Thingiverse, just wrapped up their latest challenge and based on the amount of great entries it looks like they had a tough time picking the winners….

A Sinking 3D Printed Boat is One of the Winners in the Thingiverse ‘Make It Float’ Challenge

When it comes to ‘making,’ there are those individuals who tend to think inside of the box, and then there are people like Filip Sjöö, who would rather think way…

Creative Tools Releases New Dual Extrusion / Multi-Color #3DBenchy for Benchmarking Your 3D Printer

Back in April, we published a story on the release of one of the coolest, 3D printer calibration and benchmarking tools you will ever see, the #3DBenchy. Created by a…

Full Speed Ahead with a 3D Printed Spring Motor Paddle Boat

Only a few who enter the Thingiverse come out alive…without the will to modify or use something they’ve seen. It leaves you with a drive for tinkering that some might…

Maker 12.5 – A 3D Printed Vintage Sailboat Floats the Filament Sea

I love the romance of wooden sailboats. They are a wonderful marriage of art and science; each one crafted by a maker’s hands, the design influenced by scientific interaction of…

This 3D Printed, Steam-Powered ‘Pop Pop Boat’ is Fueled by a Candle

Creativity is what drives innovation, and innovation has been driven quite far lately thanks to 3D printing technology. Whether it is a group of high school students, researchers at an…

3D Printed Tri-Boat Makes a Splash on Thingiverse

We’ve written a lot about quadcopters, now it’s time for another form of transportation in miniature: the ti-boat. Mechanical engineer and Thingiverse contributor Rahav C. has shared his design for…

Designer 3D Prints a Working RC Submarine

Submarines are one of those incredible pieces of machinery that most of us are at least slightly fascinated with. These vehicles have been around for centuries, and are still used…

Ship Ahoy! A Moat Boat Paddle Battle Win Could Net You A Rostock Max 3D Printer

You may become the stuff of legend, or meet a heroic, if tragic end like Thomas Andrews, but one thing’s sure; a winning entry into the Moat Boat Paddle Battle at the Maker Faire…