Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Super Maramu Grounding (Bonding) Theory

ianjenkins1946 <>

Hi Gary, Our list for Guadeloupe grows, as yesterday we discovered that our copper strap in the engine room bilge has also parted, about 2" from the keel bolt.Like you, we spend 6 months a year ashore ( unconnected to shore power and with batteries switched off) .The first two years we were afloat in a marina in England but for the last 6 we have spent 5 months out of 6 at anchor.Our aircon has had light use.
Can anyone speak of reconnecting a new copper strip? Can the keel bolt be loosened and reattached while the boat is still afloat?
Cheers, Ian & Judy, *en Azen, SM 302, Trinidad

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