Boat-Rig Pro

by 3DVision in Scripts and Addons

Boat-Rig Pro is a kit designed to Rigger any type of boat, it will allow you to create realistic animations for your animation movies.

Features (Optimized):

  • Easy to install
  • Simple to animate.
  • Realistic boat physic simulation.
  • Demonstration scene included.
  • Ready for Blender 2.8(EEVEE& Cycle).
  • Supports Real-Time Ground Deformations.
  • Rig properties : control command of physics/Animation/Installation.

Features (Simplified):

  • Easy to install
  • Simple to animate.
  • Demonstration scene included.
  • Ready for Blender 2.8(EEVEE& Cycle).
  • Supports Real-Time Ground Deformations.
  • Rig properties : control command of Animation/Installation.


Update 1.1

- Two additional contact points added for more details.

- Bug fixes.

Installation step

Stage 1 

select the rig, press "N" to open the properties pane, then set the contact points using the "contact point" options.

Step 2

Switch to "pose mode" and select the main bone, then return to "object mode".

Step 3

Select the boat then the Rig and press "CTRL+P" and select "Bone".

Step 4

Use the options to adjust the physics of your boat.

Note*: Enable option "M) Sea detection" for the boat to position itself on the water surface.

Step 5

Here is your boat ready for entertainment. Use the curve to plot the boat's trajectory, then use the options as shown in the picture to animate the boat.