what is the easiest way to capture a ship or boat?

3D scanning, of course! When your boat is out of the water for maintenance, it is not generating revenue. That’s why a quick turnaround is important. If you should need to measure your hull to provide drawings to a naval architect, 3d laser scanning can accomplish the task quickly and easily, minimizing additional down time.
BWTS 3D scan

Ballast Water Treatment Systems

We scan pump rooms, engine rooms, the top deck and any other areas on the ship that involve BWTS systems. 

We can deliver a full color point cloud in any standard format. Our high speed scanners allow us to capture a great number of scans in a short period of time, which is often critical due the short window of time that is often available. 

Molds and forms

Whether we scan the boat itself or the mold it came from,  you can expect millimeter accuracy for a high precision laser scan capture of your boat form. Further options then exist to analyze the scan data for flaws, perform CFD analysis or reverse engineer the design or even build up on it to create a new design. 3D scanning opens all of these doors. 

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boat architecture plans

Naval Architect Drawings

If you are a Naval Architect, we can support your need for section drawings and precise measurements along section cut planes in whatever intervals you need. We can provide 3D scan results in 2D or 3D format so that you can bring as-built measurement data into your preferred design software. 

speed boats

If you have a speed boat design that you need to study, redesign, replicate or analyze, 3D scanning is the prefect solution. If you can get the boat out of the water and up on jacks, we can capture a 3d laser scan of the hull and provide a CAD model for your engineering and analysis purposes. 

3d laser scanning

Here are two of many vessels we have scanned:

scanning a boat
Catalina Express
The beautiful Catalina Express is a catamaran ferry that runs people back and forth between Long Beach and Catalina Island.
3d scanning in orange county
Fishing Boat
Triton Fishing utilized advanced 3D scanning technology to keep its equipment in tip top shape.

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    From small boats to large ships and even oil platforms, if it floats we can scan it! Give us a call and tell us about your project.