WATCH A GIANT 3D PRINTER SPIT OUT AN ENTIRE BOAT

UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center unveiled the 3D-printed boat during a ceremony on Thursday, with officials from Guinness World Records on hand to confirm that the group had indeed set three new records.

At the end of the event, the team tested the seaworthiness of its 25-foot-long, 5,000-pound ship, dubbed 3Dirigo, in UMaine’s Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory, which features a multidirectional wave basin and a high-performance wind machine.

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