Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bowthruster spinning

Mark Erdos

Yes it is possible to remove the assembly while in the water using the special Amel tool – there is a file on this in the FILES section written by Gary Silver and Bill Rouse



With best regards,





Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275

Currently cruising - Guadeloupe


From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:15 PM
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Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bowthruster spinning



Hi all,

My sidepower bowthruster has lost the linkage to the props and just spins. According to the manual a probable cause could be rope getting sucked in which causes the "flexible coupling" to break. My question is: is it possible to check this, and even replace it, with the boat in the water?

Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98


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