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Re: Super Maramu 2000 Red Line

amelliahona <no_reply@...>
 

Hi Judy:
Just a guess but perhaps the redline refers to the SM2000 with the red
boot stripe and associated upgrades that came out in about 2003. I am
not sure where the serial number break is but this was a more recent
vintage boat and perhaps accounts for the higher price. Just a guess.

Regards, Gary Silver Amel SM2000 (July 2001) Hull # 335


SM Bow thruster refit kit - photos requested

Zanareva
 

Can a Super Maramu owner that has installed the refit kit that the
Amel factory sent out (after the unfortunate sinking of Crusader)
please post a couple of photos to this site? I'm looking for photos of
the area on the thruster where the kit components have been installed.
Armed with the photos, and the instructions, I can then tackle the
installation myself.

Thanks in advance!

Richard Tate
SM#5 Spice


Re: Insulating our Amel for cool/cold weather sailing

Zanareva
 

Roy,

Thanks for the tips. I'll look into the hypervent material.

Richard


--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, rbenven44 <no_reply@y...>
wrote:

Hi Richard,

We spent two summers in Maine and Nova Scotia, in cold water,
and
got some mildew from condensation under the aft cabin bunk, over
the
settee refrigerator, and in a few other places. We also got
condensation anyplace the cold hull is exposed to the interior of
the
boat, for example the floor of hanging lockers. Two suggestions:
1) Buy some HyperVent material and place it under all bunks and
under
the cushion over the fridge (www.hyperventmarine.com) This stuff
is
great at preventing mildew from condensation. You can also line
the
bottom of lockers that are in contact with cold water with
HyperVent.
2) If you do get mildew on the "carpeting" material under the
cushions, for example under the aft cabin bunk, spray some bleach
and
water(50-50)mixture on it, brush it in well, and let it sit for 30
minutes, then rinse it off and dry well. We have found that this
removes all mildew without damaging the carpeting.

Enjoy!

Roy on Excalibur SM #195


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: SHARKI

PAULIN Bruno <bbdpaulin@...>
 

Thanks for your response

I have the opportunity to test the SHARKI this week-end.
I hope the wind'll be there!!

I've already spleep one night on board.
The inside space is interresting and change comparing my little Bristol 26'
But my interrest is to sail in French Polynesia, and you certainly know that we have Windward and Leeward islands... and windward ability is important for me!!
So, perhaps I'll buy this boat #32 this week-end after my test.
her name is "LIMBO II"

best Regards

Bruno PAULIN



Steve Leeds <yachtmaccabee@yahoo.com> wrote:
Dear Bruno,
I own Sharki #121 built in 1985, the first year the boat was built with all roller furling sails (the system is much heavier than later models). I believe the mast is also shorter than later models. My wife and I have sailed this boat around the world.

After some years experience with this boat and a new flat mainsail, I would say it's windward ability is good. It cannot sail to windward like a racer (but is much more comfortable), but can point closer to the wind than many popular cruising boats. We have been very happy with the boat, which we still own and enjoy.

I understand that earlier models with conventional mainsails will point better than ours.

The only significant maintenance issue with boats of this vintage is the failure of the adhesive holding up the headliner in the heat of the tropics. It is likely that any Sharki would have had this repaired by now (some better than others!)

I hope this information is helpful.

Good Luck,

Steve Leeds
Yacht MACCABEE
Sharki 121
Circumnavigator's Yacht Service
Fort Lauderdale, Florida




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TDS Testers - again

rbenven44 <no_reply@...>
 

Hi, Just found out that this subject has already been covered in
detail. Sorry for the repetition.
Roy


TDS Meters (addn'l info)

rbenven44 <no_reply@...>
 

Following my previous post, also check out this web page from the same
source: http://www.waterfiltersonline.com/water-tests.asp

Roy


TDS Tester and in-line meter

rbenven44 <no_reply@...>
 

Hi,
I have been following the discussion about watermakers and
especially the reliability of the salinity sensor on the Dessalator
unit. I recently had to replace a RO unit at home, and started looking
for suppliers on line. I found this source:
http://www.waterfiltersonline.com/reverse-osmosis-systems.asp
that sells portable TDS meters for under $40, and an in-line meter for
under $50. They seem like good investments to check the quality of our
watermakers. I will be ordering one or both for our boat.

Regards, Roy (Excalibur SM #195)


Super Maramu 2000 Red Line

Judy Rouse <judyrouse@...>
 

Does anyone know the difference between a SM2 Red Line and a regular Super
Maramu 2000? Have seen this terminology in ads several times and the Red
Line is always priced significantly higher. What are the differences?

Judy Rouse
SM2 #387

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments
that take our breath away."


Super Maramu for sale

Göran Svensson
 

I noticed a message the other day from a couple looking for a Super
Maramu!
Well, our Super Maramu #396 is still for sale. Details are available
at www. Boats.com. (Search for "Amel" then sort by year ). Look for
2003 model in the name of Bengt Ebesson.
The price is reduced and furthermore since the boat is not yet listed
with any broker we can consider additional price reduction. Take
contact.

Kind Regards
Göran Svensson


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: SHARKI

Steve Leeds
 

Dear Bruno,
I own Sharki #121 built in 1985, the first year the boat was built with all roller furling sails (the system is much heavier than later models). I believe the mast is also shorter than later models. My wife and I have sailed this boat around the world.

After some years experience with this boat and a new flat mainsail, I would say it's windward ability is good. It cannot sail to windward like a racer (but is much more comfortable), but can point closer to the wind than many popular cruising boats. We have been very happy with the boat, which we still own and enjoy.

I understand that earlier models with conventional mainsails will point better than ours.

The only significant maintenance issue with boats of this vintage is the failure of the adhesive holding up the headliner in the heat of the tropics. It is likely that any Sharki would have had this repaired by now (some better than others!)

I hope this information is helpful.

Good Luck,

Steve Leeds
Yacht MACCABEE
Sharki 121
Circumnavigator's Yacht Service
Fort Lauderdale, Florida


PAULIN Bruno <bbdpaulin@yahoo.com> wrote:
yes it's exactly what i desired.

Roger Banks <roger.banks@mac.com> wrote: Hi

I think the French correspondent may be asking for Sharki owners to
give him details of how the boat performs into the wind.

Regards, Roger, Mango 20, Zorba


On 05/01/2006, at 11:13 PM, sy_windfall wrote:

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "bbdpaulin" <bbdpaulin@y...>
wrote:

Bonjour!

Je vais peut-être acheter un SHARKI (LIMBO II) qui est ancré au
Yacht
Club de Tahiti (Polynésie Française).
Je connais la réputation de la construction AMEL et du confort.
Mais il y a aussi une mauvaise idée quand aux performances en
navigation, surtout au près...
Les propriétaires de SHARKI peuvent-ils m'en dire plus sur les
capacités à remonter au vent de ce bateau?

Par avance, merci de vos réponses.
I'll give a rough translation for those who don't speak French...
Hi,

I am considering to buy a Sharki (Limbo II), achored at Yacht club de
Tahit. I know about the reputation of the construction and the comfort
of AMEL, but also a lesser reputation on performance and navigation
(sic). Could owners of a Sharki please tell me more about the things
to refurbish after the purchase of this boat.
Thanks in advance...

Eddy May (just lurking and Dutch citizen ;-)





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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: SHARKI

PAULIN Bruno <bbdpaulin@...>
 

yes it's exactly what i desired.

Roger Banks <roger.banks@mac.com> wrote: Hi

I think the French correspondent may be asking for Sharki owners to
give him details of how the boat performs into the wind.

Regards, Roger, Mango 20, Zorba


On 05/01/2006, at 11:13 PM, sy_windfall wrote:

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "bbdpaulin" <bbdpaulin@y...>
wrote:

Bonjour!

Je vais peut-être acheter un SHARKI (LIMBO II) qui est ancré au
Yacht
Club de Tahiti (Polynésie Française).
Je connais la réputation de la construction AMEL et du confort.
Mais il y a aussi une mauvaise idée quand aux performances en
navigation, surtout au près...
Les propriétaires de SHARKI peuvent-ils m'en dire plus sur les
capacités à remonter au vent de ce bateau?

Par avance, merci de vos réponses.
I'll give a rough translation for those who don't speak French...
Hi,

I am considering to buy a Sharki (Limbo II), achored at Yacht club de
Tahit. I know about the reputation of the construction and the comfort
of AMEL, but also a lesser reputation on performance and navigation
(sic). Could owners of a Sharki please tell me more about the things
to refurbish after the purchase of this boat.
Thanks in advance...

Eddy May (just lurking and Dutch citizen ;-)





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Re: Hull ID numbers

rbenven44 <no_reply@...>
 

Hello Duncan,

On my 1983 Maramu, the only hull ID number was on the AMEL plate
located on the port side of the companionway, and this only had the
series hull number (for example, #135). I don't think AMEL started
using US-type hull ID numbers until later, probably around 1990.
Hope this helps.
Roy on Excalibur, SM #195

Can someone help me locate the Hull Idendification Number on a 1986
Maramu? Can they be found in more than one location?

Thank you,
Duncan McCallie
Project Boat company, LLC
206-691-1418


Hull ID numbers

duncanmccallie <duncan@...>
 

Can someone help me locate the Hull Idendification Number on a 1986
Maramu? Can they be found in more than one location?

Thank you,
Duncan McCallie
Project Boat company, LLC
206-691-1418


Super Mistral Sport

thelongsobs
 

Hello all,
I have recently bought a Super Mistral Sport, I notice that there is
not much information about this boat.
My boat dates from 1970 and is in reasonably good condition but for
the sea toilet. The toilet pump has almost disintegrated, the words on
the casting at the bottom read "JON BOY EXDALE CANADA".
Can anybody tell me if the pump is still available, I have been unable
to find any information on the web.
If any other Super Mistral Sport owners have any comments I would
appreciate them.

Regards
Roger


auto pilot brushes

caramel02uk <pjn.mccallin@...>
 

whilst in Trinidad I went to the Raymarine agent and asked that he get
me a set of brushes for my Type 2 linier drive motor. I work on the
basis that if I have a spare the unit will never need it!!
Guess what Raymarine USA Michael.J.Warren@raymarine.com advised
brushes cannot be supplied, his alternative was to sell me a complete
new motor. I was under the impression supplies of spares had to be
offered for 10 years after withdralal of an item but I could be wrong
on this.
I tracked down the motor manufacturer who is based in GWYNEDD Wales and
for GBP18 I got 4 brushes sent to me.


Info's in bad english :-))

hns154es <hns154es@...>
 

Switch off the Engine

Very often, we couldn't switch off our Volvo TMD22 with the key. The
change of the solenoid brought help for a couple of days. A
definitive resolution of the problem was in fact very easy: There is
a gum on the solenoid which expands when the fuel gets hot. This is
especially the case, when the engine runs a lot in idle mode (for
ex. approaching a marina and manoeuvring the boat in a berth). The
expanded gum doesn't fit any more into the fuel pipe and can't stop
the flow. The conclusion for us was to take out the solenoid,
carefully sand the gum a little bit to reduce its diameter. Since
we've done this, no problems at all.


Black exhaust-smoke on the side of the hull

To get rid of almost all black material on our hull, we've installed
an Algae-x (http://algae-x.net/), a fuel conditioner, in our system.
Since 500 generator and engine hours we haven't change any diesel
fuel filters – because there are still clean and proper (even the
Racor pre-filter) – and we had no reason to clean the hull on the
exhaust side of the boat :-)). There are other advantages, for
example no need for cleaning the tank any more, etc. This great unit
is a real pleasure …

Hanspeter & Nathalie Wehrli
SM #158 on the way to Ecuador


nice breeze

eric freedman
 

Check this out,
Our trip north early may from St Thomas to N.Y. wind just picked up to 50
knots. The sound is the wind.
Fair Winds,
Eric
Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite

http://www.freedmans.com/images/kimberlite/video2.html


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: SHARKI

Roger Banks <roger.banks@...>
 

Hi

I think the French correspondent may be asking for Sharki owners to
give him details of how the boat performs into the wind.

Regards, Roger, Mango 20, Zorba


On 05/01/2006, at 11:13 PM, sy_windfall wrote:

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "bbdpaulin" <bbdpaulin@y...>
wrote:

Bonjour!

Je vais peut-être acheter un SHARKI (LIMBO II) qui est ancré au
Yacht
Club de Tahiti (Polynésie Française).
Je connais la réputation de la construction AMEL et du confort.
Mais il y a aussi une mauvaise idée quand aux performances en
navigation, surtout au près...
Les propriétaires de SHARKI peuvent-ils m'en dire plus sur les
capacités à remonter au vent de ce bateau?

Par avance, merci de vos réponses.
I'll give a rough translation for those who don't speak French...
Hi,

I am considering to buy a Sharki (Limbo II), achored at Yacht club de
Tahit. I know about the reputation of the construction and the comfort
of AMEL, but also a lesser reputation on performance and navigation
(sic). Could owners of a Sharki please tell me more about the things
to refurbish after the purchase of this boat.
Thanks in advance...

Eddy May (just lurking and Dutch citizen ;-)





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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Amel Company website

Judy Rouse <judyrouse@...>
 

It is now only in French and you won't find any historical info at all, but
here is the link:

http://www.amel.fr/

Judy
SM2 #387

-----Original Message-----
From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of agav8ter
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 5:07 PM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Amel Company website

I must not be doing something right. I have searched for the Amel
official company website, and not found one. I notice that there is no
link there from this site. Anyone able to help? Thanks.


Amel Company website

Ag Av8ter
 

I must not be doing something right. I have searched for the Amel
official company website, and not found one. I notice that there is no
link there from this site. Anyone able to help? Thanks.