Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Solar panel installation - AMEL 54's

Barry Connor

Hi Jamie,
Yes, please do send me some photos.Much appreciated. Our 54 came with an arch.
Amel 54  #017

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:17 AM, "James Wendell ms42phantom54@... [amelyachtowners]" wrote:

Barry and Penny, I installed an arch on my 54. It has two large (380W) solar panels, D400 wind generator, an antenna farm,, davits, and a crane lift - custom work for sure, but really nice.
If you are interested I could provide details and photos.
s/v Phantom Amel 54 #044

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:07 AM, James Wendell wrote:

Tony, based on my experience you may want to double-check running a wire down the battery vent tube. My battery compartment explosion proved to me how important it is to keep that tube clear and breathing freely.
I am sure there is another way to route the cable.
s/v Phantom Amel 54 #044

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:06 AM, "Ian & Judy ianjudyjenkins@... [amelyachtowners]" wrote:

Hi Alan,

Can you tell me the dimensions and name of you solar panels ?

Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302 Preveza

From: amelyachtowners@... on behalf of Barry Connor connor_barry@... [amelyachtowners]
Sent: 12 July 2016 09:20:57
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Solar panel installation - AMEL 54's
Hi Alan,

All that I am reading is convincing me to install as many solar panels as I can.
Firstly I am putting 2 x 270w panels from SolarXXX who are in Germany on my rear arch. SolarXXX recommended a 30amp controller. This arch is bolted through the deck, on advise from Olivier I am putting large plates under the deck for strength.
Could you send me a photo of your panels on the gantry? Any ideas would be helpful with the mounting on my arch.
Should do the install later this month. 


Barry and Penny Connor
"Lady Penelope II"
Amel 54   #017
Port Corbieres - L'Estaque France

On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:01 AM, "divanz620@... [amelyachtowners]" wrote:

We have 3 x 200W panels on our EMEK gantry on our Super Maramu 53...also if anyone is interested we can supply details

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