|FYS research began in the 1990s as the DAMEN Enlarged Ship Concept. Delft hydrodynamicists proved that adding only length to a hull made it faster, more easily operated, and more fuel-efficient, with little increase in building cost. Refinements of bow shape further lowered resistance and eased handling.
||The SEA AXE resulted from MARIN tank tests proving that a deep forefoot and raised foresheer lower resistance 15% up to 35 knots, reduce vertical acceleration and slamming up to 75% in a seaway. The result is greater seakindliness, minimal crew discomfort, and reduced seasickness in heavy weather. |