"Are you using a commercial texture map for the decking? If so, these are sometimes very high-res and can consume lots of memory. These high-res versions can often be down-sampled in Photoshop without sacrificing any quality."
Though FlamingoNxT runs fine under Parallels V8+Win7 ; but my Sail Yacht model becomes so huge ... 500 MB 3Dm file; and when rendering with deck hardware consumes 10GB of RAM assigned to //+Win7
MacPro 3,3Ghz; 12 cores; 16GB Ram OSX…"
"It's still in the planning stages. It will not be part of the initial Rhino release for the Mac. It's possible it will occur during the V6 time frame, but no definite plans yet.
The nXt Studio product could be more easily…"