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Some boat out of Denmark like 45 years ago had a bulbous bow. I think Elvstrøm was attached to the project in some manner.

 

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Some boat out of Denmark like 45 years ago had a bulbous bow. I think Elvstrøm was attached to the project in some manner.
Yes, the Coronet Elvstrom 38.  But it had a large pilothouse.  I suspect Jan Kjaerulff had a hand in the design since I believe he was instrumental in the design of Prince Alfred, the Aussie 6mR with a similar bulbous bow;

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Didn't work - that's why you don't see them.

Apparently those bulbs have to be "tuned" for a quite specific speed - that's why they only get used on freighters and the like that run at steady speed.

 
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