Re: Copper earthing/bonding strap broken in bilge on Amel 54


No sweat managed with some difficulty to find the inside nuts which hold the earth plate on. The old one munted but found a replacement which should arrive in 24 hours


On the copper bar I thought the connection might be better to drill and tap a small hole it the top of the nut and screw the bar onto it rather than putting under the keel boat nut. . Access looks a bit easier without an engine. Putting a D250 volvo in which is identical to the prima but has the advantage of a gear not a cam driven water. Pump and a timing chain not a rubber band……..and it comes with a 5 year warranty.




John SN 41


From: John Hayes <johnhayes862@...>
Date: Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 12:50 PM
To: <>
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Copper earthing/bonding strap broken in bilge on Amel 54


Brilliant Denise Bill and others


NGA Waka is on the slip so brought copper bar and following your contributions 


Any one replaced the HF radio earth sitting under the hills bit abaft of the mizzenmast on a Santorin?  Ours is pretty pitted and could usefully be replaced


Any thoughts gratefully received 


Best John Hayes hull 41


On 3/04/2019, at 4:46 AM, Denise McGovern <Mcgovern.denise@...> wrote:

Luckily there is a YouTube video from Mother Ship Adrift on exactly this: 



s/v CARA

Chesapeake Bay

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