Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] COCO Amel 53 2000 sail sizes

Ken Powers <sailingaquarius@...>

Hi Bill,

I did order the Genoa with a foam luff, and I am lead to believe my sails should be identical to those on BeBe.  If you were happy with the sails from Qsails on BeBe, I should be very happy with Aquarius' new sails.  The sails are being released from customs tomorrow.  Hoping for the best!

Ken Powers
Aquarius SM2K #262

On Monday, October 2, 2017 9:56 AM, "'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners]" wrote:


I had no problems with quality and fit from Tri Radial cut Hydranet from QSails. 

If you added the option of a foam luff on the genoa from any sailmaker, the foam luff reduces/eliminates wrinkles when furling.

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

On Sun, Oct 1, 2017 at 10:03 PM, Ken Powers sailingaquarius@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
Thanks Paul and James,

Still looking forward to receiving the new Qsails in two days, but no doubt a bit worried in light of your posts.  My hope was to get STOCK AMEL SIZED and CUT SAILS, no changes.  Which I think it should be about a 155 Genoa. Correct?.....  I am still with high hopes for this to work out.  :)  I too will inform everyone as to the outcome of my first sail purchase.  If everything fits as stated by Qsail, I will be a big proponent for Qsails.   


Ken Powers
Sailing Aquarius SM2K #262
On the hard at PowerBoats in Trinidad

On Friday, September 29, 2017 10:41 PM, "lokiyawl2 lokiyawl2@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups. com> wrote:

Hello All,

  I ordered a  110 percent  tri-radial jib from Q-sails this season.  I provided Q-sails with the dimensions of my original Genoa for the initial quote and then complete measurements for my boat which included the Genoa track positions.  Emrah Oge was my contact and was very prompt and courteous in responding to my emails.  The sail was completed on time and the price was as quoted.  When the sail arrived and was installed on the boat, my initial impression was that the workmanship looked good.  I unfortunately quickly found that have a significant problem with the sail since the sheeting position required to properly trim the sail falls more than a meter ahead of the forward end of my original Genoa track.  The sail will apparently require a recut to fit the boat.  I have emails in to Emrah Oge and he is aware of the problem based on his delayed initial response. I was told that he was having a server problem and certainly this is possible, however there also seems to be a delay in response to my more recent emails as well.  I won't speculate on the eventual outcome at this time since I want to give Emrah Oge adequate time to respond but I will provide a future update on this forum.

James Alton
SV Sueno,  Maramu #220
Currently enroute to Stromboli in the Aeolian Islands, Italy

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