Re: [Amel] looks like somebody stole the maramu hull mold.


amelforme
 

There is no truth to any statement in this yachts listing saying it is in
any way related to an Amel. The yard that built it was a small French
shipyard that built a limited number of rather high quality cruising
sailboats of which I sold a few on the brokerage market in the 1980's. I
showed one of these to George Day, the past editor of Cruising World now
the editor of Blue Water Sailing, many years ago before he took his family
on a circumnavigation. They eventually selected a Mason 43' for their voyage
but George was impressed with the strength and attention to detail that was
very evident. I believe that perhaps the yards name is spelled incorrectly
in this listing and any reference to this having any relation to the Amel
Shipyard simply is not true in any way.

Sweet boat but NOT an Amel.



All the best,

Joel F. Potter





Joel F. Potter - Cruising Yacht Specialist, LLC

Amel's Sole Associate for the Americas

Mailing Address: 401 East Las Olas Boulevard #130-126

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Phone: (954) 462-5869 Cell: (954) 812-2485

Email: <mailto:jfpottercys@att.net> jfpottercys@att.net

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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of eric
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:18 PM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel] looks like somebody stole the maramu hull mold.





stumbled across this on yachtworld.

not interested in buying it but i'm kinda surprised to find a amel look
alike, yet kinda surprised that a yard in China didn't try to copy the boat.

Any thoughts?

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