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post #3 of Old 11-13-2010
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I don't have one so this is second hand info. I have asked a couple of people that have bow thrusters if it slows them down and both have said "not noticeably". I have read reports that say they do cause some turbulence in the flow along the hull, which seems reasonable, and so they probably do result in some loss of speed.

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