Forming the Waterline Shape

17. Having formed initial shaped for the bow profile and transom, the next stage is to look at at the waterlines. Change the view to show waterlines.

18. In the attributes panel, change the control points display so that the row of the surface are displayed.

19. Select the top most row, representing the deck shape.

20. Edit the control points on the deck curve.

21. Select the next control point row using the mesh selector and edit the control points.

22. Select the next control point row using the mesh selector and edit the control points.

23. Select the next control point row using the mesh selector and edit the control points.

24. The basic outline shape of the yacht surface has now be formed and from now on its a case of fairing the hull form until it has the desired shape. This can be done in a perspective while all of the control points are displayed. In the control point mesh selection, display the full control point mesh.

25. Rotate the view to look at the hull from in 3D to allow the fairing process to continue.

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