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Old 02-12-2013
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Re: very strange yacht protuberance

Since the owner has obviously done all the arcane calculations involved in the design of a bulbous bow, my only question is: what is the purpose of the valve? Is it there to adjust the laminar flow characteristics of the bulb?
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