Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Richard and Joan and St Maartin

Frank Newton <bootlegger@...>


SM2000 #321 here. I expect to be in Simpson Bay by next weekend;
Coming up from Antigua on my ownsome. Yes, need crew too.

Hope to see you there.

Frank Newton
'Bootlegger of Mann'

-----Original Message-----
From: eric []
Sent: 04 January 2008 03:58
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] Richard and Joan


I am already there. When will you arrive and where do you expect to
stay. I am at the Simpson bay marina.

The reason I asked is that I had dinner with my usual crew in New York
City last night. One of my crew had an OPO posting which I assumed was
yours looking for crew.

Fair Winds,


Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite


[] On Behalf Of Richard Piller
Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2008 10:55 PM
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Richard and Joan

Yes, we will depart in the end of Jan. for St. Martin.
Want to come along?
Richard and Joan

--- eric <kimberlite@optonlin <>>

Richard and Joan,

are you planning on leaving for the Caribbean later
this January?

Fair Winds,


Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite


From: amelyachtowners@ <>
[mailto:amelyachtowners@ <>] On Behalf
Of Richard Piller
Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 8:37 PM
To: amelyachtowners@ <>
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] gasoline smell

When we have to store a fuel tank of any kind in the
aft locker we put in a heavy plastic the bag and
tie it. That keeps the oders from the rest of the

We used C-map for eletronic charts in the Med. they
worked very well.. We also made good use of the
Almanac for the Med. it cost a bit but has all the

The I-Com 802 with the Pactor III is about as good
it get for HF/SSB.

We found that we got good reception on the SSB in
Med at most times of the day.

Good luck. Richard and Joan SM 209
In Annapolis
--- dr_hofschulte <Dr.Hofschulte@ <>> wrote:

I mean gasoline smell from the gasoline for the
I think there is only one locker which has no
connection to the inside
rooms, this is the locker for the life-raft.This
locker is not
suitably for a gasoline tank to stow away. For the
other lockers it is
neccessary to have the connection to close them
So I think there is no real solution. We have to
the tanks outside.

There is also annother question: may be this year
latest next year
we want to go to the mediterranean eastern part,
We have windows XP on board, what do you think is
now the best electronic
chart programm and what are the best charts? May
we will go after
the mediterranean to the caribic.
What SSB is recommended to buy, and which kind of
antenna? To send and
to receive e-mails via SSB? Pactor ?
I have got the e-mails the last four years and it
was very interesting
for me to read all the messages. Last year we
the three years
old Sm in the baltic and we are happy with our Johanna-Amalthea.
Thanks alot for your answers.It helps realy much.

Hans Germany baltic sea
Johanna-Amalthea Sm # 436

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