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Re: electrolysis on mast/boom connection

Paul Osterberg
 

Danny!
I  measured the voltage difference again between the bolt and the mast again more that a week after that I turned the bolt a few revs and there is still hardly any potential difference at all. Newer the less I worked out the bolt it toke a while and in principle the bolt is totally isolated from any other metal contact as there a "plastic" washers and plastic "bearings" where the bolt is, so the only reason I can think of for the voltage difference is salt water and salt crust.
I will treat the bolt with TefTec before mounting it back.
By the way what paint do you use for repainting the mast around the corroded are?= I need to paint as well

Paul on S/Y Kerpa SM#259


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] De-flagging

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

I should know Stephanie, since I did that 3 years ago when I purchase NIKIMAT, change from French to BVI flag, but the broker did all the work...

I know I had to send a letter to the "service Douane Navigation" (French navigation customs) to ask for the "radiation du pavillon".

This was my broker, that I highly recommend.
Jean Paul Bahuaud
Caraibe Yachts / Caribbean Yachts
Cell + 590 690 35 01 98
email: jp.bahuaud@...

Why do you want to put a US flag? My understand (from going at the Miami boat show 2 years ago), is that "as long as the tax in the US has been paid" you are allowed to put for sale or charter your vessel in the US. All they care is the money.
I am saying that because I visited a large sailing boat (over 100') who had a foreign flag, so I said: shouldn't you put a disclaimer that it is only for sale or charter to non US resident and the person told me, no, the tax is paid, etc.
So you might be going through a lots of trouble for nothing as the next owner is likely to change again the flag...

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Blue Haven Marina, Turks & Caicos



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On Wed, 1/27/16, Mike Johnson mike.k.johnson@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] De-flagging
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 3:18 AM


 









Hi
Stephanie,
Pierre-Andrea
Jeanne, Pierre-Andre
Jeanne Yacht Broker | World Superyacht , de-flagged
ours in France and may be able to give you some
advice.
Mike &
Peta
SolitudeSM2K
461


On Wednesday, January
27, 2016 7:21 AM, "Germain Jean-Pierre
jgermain@... [amelyachtowners]"
<amelyachtowners@...> wrote:



 









Hello Stéphanie,
I forwarded your email to a mate,
a senior member at YCF (Yacht Club de France)… you know
the type?  Hooty snooty??  :-)
Lets see what he
suggests.
Cheers,

Jean-Pierre Germain,SY Eleuthera, Amel Super Maramu
007


On 27 Jan 2016, at 03:14,
Stephanie DiBelardino stephiedib@...
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
wrote:















 



Our 46' Santorin is flagged
in France. We want to de-flag her so that she can be
registered and sold in the US. I tried to search on how to
de-flag a pleasure boat registered in France but was not
successful. I have sent an inquiry to a maritine office in
LaRochelle, but have not yet received an answer. Can anyone
offer any advice!



Many thanks,

Stephanie

Santorin "Bianca"

Lying Grand Bahama Island
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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] De-flagging

Mike Johnson
 

Hi Stephanie,

Pierre-Andrea Jeanne, Pierre-Andre Jeanne Yacht Broker | World Superyacht , de-flagged ours in France and may be able to give you some advice.

Mike & Peta

Solitude
SM2K 461



On Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:21 AM, "Germain Jean-Pierre jgermain@... [amelyachtowners]" wrote:


 
Hello Stéphanie,

I forwarded your email to a mate, a senior member at YCF (Yacht Club de France)… you know the type?  Hooty snooty??  :-)

Lets see what he suggests.

Cheers,


Jean-Pierre Germain,
SY Eleuthera, Amel Super Maramu 007



On 27 Jan 2016, at 03:14, Stephanie DiBelardino stephiedib@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 
Our 46' Santorin is flagged in France. We want to de-flag her so that she can be registered and sold in the US. I tried to search on how to de-flag a pleasure boat registered in France but was not successful. I have sent an inquiry to a maritine office in LaRochelle, but have not yet received an answer. Can anyone offer any advice!

Many thanks,
Stephanie
Santorin "Bianca"
Lying Grand Bahama Island


Posted by: Stephanie DiBelardino <stephiedib@...>
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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Loose bolt on rudder hinge SM2K

Olivier Beaute
 

Hi Derick,

the purpose of these both  screws is to hold the nylon bearing into the stainless steel belt. The nylon bearing can live without screws. If you replace the original screw, don't make it too long, otherwise, if your long screw goes all the way through the bearing, it could affect the rudder shaft.

Olivier


On Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:22 AM, "derickgates@... [amelyachtowners]" wrote:


 
Duane, the bolt appears to be initially threaded in the stainless steel of the hinge and then further penetrates a nylon or Teflon cylinder, keeping the cylinder in place. I cannot tell if the cylinder is threaded or not.

Derick
SM2K #400 Brava



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] De-flagging

Germain Jean-Pierre <jgermain@...>
 

Hello Stéphanie,

I forwarded your email to a mate, a senior member at YCF (Yacht Club de France)… you know the type?  Hooty snooty??  :-)

Lets see what he suggests.

Cheers,


Jean-Pierre Germain,
SY Eleuthera, Amel Super Maramu 007



On 27 Jan 2016, at 03:14, Stephanie DiBelardino stephiedib@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Our 46' Santorin is flagged in France. We want to de-flag her so that she can be registered and sold in the US. I tried to search on how to de-flag a pleasure boat registered in France but was not successful. I have sent an inquiry to a maritine office in LaRochelle, but have not yet received an answer. Can anyone offer any advice!

Many thanks,
Stephanie
Santorin "Bianca"
Lying Grand Bahama Island


Posted by: Stephanie DiBelardino <stephiedib@...>
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De-flagging

Stephanie DiBelardino <stephiedib@...>
 

Our 46' Santorin is flagged in France. We want to de-flag her so that she can be registered and sold in the US. I tried to search on how to de-flag a pleasure boat registered in France but was not successful. I have sent an inquiry to a maritine office in LaRochelle, but have not yet received an answer. Can anyone offer any advice!

Many thanks,
Stephanie
Santorin "Bianca"
Lying Grand Bahama Island


Re: Loose bolt on rudder hinge SM2K

Derick Gates SM2K #400 Brava
 

Duane, the bolt appears to be initially threaded in the stainless steel of the hinge and then further penetrates a nylon or Teflon cylinder, keeping the cylinder in place. I cannot tell if the cylinder is threaded or not.

Derick
SM2K #400 Brava


Re: Loose bolt on rudder hinge SM2K

Duane Siegfri
 

Derick,

What is the purpose of the bolt?  Does it screw into the skeg?  Is the skeg internally threaded for the bolt?

Thanks for posting this, I was very curious.

Duane
Wanderer SM #477


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

Mike Ondra
 

Hi Gary,

Aletes will be moving from Atigua to BVI next week. If you are there I’d like to meet you.

Mike Ondra

Aletes SM#240



From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 9:01 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo





Gary, when should we switch to your new site? I have registered, but most folks still seem to be using Yahoo.

Jamie Wendell



s/v Phantom Amel 54



On Monday, January 25, 2016 6:07 PM, "gary@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:





Hi Jim,



You fill out your model in your profile section. You can also add it to your signature which appears on every post.

It would be a manual effort, but not much of one, to assemble a simple spreadsheet of user names by model or model to user name and have that available.



Gary W.

S/V Adagio SM 209

BVI











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Re: Loose bolt on rudder hinge SM2K

Derick Gates SM2K #400 Brava
 

I removed the loose bolt, and found it to be much shorter (10mm) than was warranted.  I have replaced it with an 8 X 30 mm stainless steel bolt, which screwed in tightly.  

Derick
SM2K #400 Brava


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

alainfeuillet@...
 

Hi Gary,
Ok to help you as moderator on this basis. I guess you will tell me when and how to start with the job.
Alain (PILGRIM)


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

James Wendell <ms42phantom54@...>
 

Gary, when should we switch to your new site? I have registered, but most folks still seem to be using Yahoo.
Jamie Wendell
 
s/v Phantom Amel 54


On Monday, January 25, 2016 6:07 PM, "gary@... [amelyachtowners]" wrote:


 
Hi Jim,

You fill out your model in your profile section. You can also add it to your signature which appears on every post.
It would be a manual effort, but not much of one, to assemble a simple spreadsheet of user names by model or model to user name and have that available.

Gary W.
S/V Adagio SM 209
BVI





Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

Gary Wells
 

Hi Jim,

You fill out your model in your profile section. You can also add it to your signature which appears on every post.
It would be a manual effort, but not much of one, to assemble a simple spreadsheet of user names by model or model to user name and have that available.

Gary W.
S/V Adagio SM 209
BVI



Loose bolt on rudder hinge SM2K

Derick Gates SM2K #400 Brava
 

Hi all,


I have Brava on the hard to renew her antifouling, and I noticed that the middle hinge on the rudder has a large bolt countersunk into the hinge.  On the port side this bolt is tight, but on the starboard side the bolt turns and turns without tightening, nor does it extract when you try to loosen it.  I have posted a picture of the loose bolt and the hinge in the photos section under "rudder hinge SM2K".


Does anyone know the function of these bolts (Olivier?) and their importance?  I do not want to take measures to extract the loose bolt and perhaps replace it without some foreknowledge.


Derick


SM2K#400 Brava



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Hello again Gary,

I was wondering! So yes, I selected them all !
Thanks again !!!

Alexandre




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On Mon, 1/25/16, gary@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Monday, January 25, 2016, 9:26 AM


 









Alexandre,
Great :)  but umm, I forgot a piece
of the puzzle there.  When you are on the board itself,
there is a "Notify" button at each category level.
You do have to turn that on which allows you to pick and
choose which categories, or even which individual topics,
you wish be notified of.  In our case it's probably
best to to go through and toggle them all on, but on some
boards people may only want to hear about their individaul
kind of pickup and individual sports team or
whatever.
Look for the
"Notify" button at the bottom of the topics list
next to "New Topic".
Gary W.S/V Adagio, SM
209BVI












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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

Gary Wells
 

Alexandre,

Great :)  but umm, I forgot a piece of the puzzle there.  When you are on the board itself, there is a "Notify" button at each category level. You do have to turn that on which allows you to pick and choose which categories, or even which individual topics, you wish be notified of.  In our case it's probably best to to go through and toggle them all on, but on some boards people may only want to hear about their individaul kind of pickup and individual sports team or whatever.

Look for the "Notify" button at the bottom of the topics list next to "New Topic".

Gary W.
S/V Adagio, SM 209
BVI




Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

Jim Watkins
 

One addition to the members page would be to list the members model as it could help direct communication between owners with similar models.

Best Regards 

Jim Watins  Maramu 181 ACT II  

On Jan 25, 2016, at 4:09 PM, gary@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Hi Alain,


The moderators fundamentally have the right to mess with other peoples' messages.  In a good way :)

It would be important to keep messages in their correct or appropriate categories so moderators can move them between subjects.  The same with pictures and files.
You would have the ability to hide or delete offensive material and send the user a warning.
You would be be to take two or more similar discussion topics and merge them into one for ease of search and likewise if a discussion takes a turn toward a different subject you can split out those posts and create a new topic.
Answering questions, maybe (although in this group I'd never ever expect to) handling a complaint, and deleting any spam.
You can also "lock" topics; meaning no else can add to it until it's unlocked. This will be useful if we have, for instance, a reference topic with a list if part numbers or sources or the like and we need it to not get lost in a discussion. It would only be updated with your consent to keep it clean and relevant.
You can "sticky" a topic, meaning it will always be presented at the top of the topics list, no matter how many additional messages might show up.  A 'stickied' message might contain all the links we need to point to important resources like bow thruster maintenance instructions, Polars, places to get maintenance performed that are familiar with Amels and other data we don;t want to get buried.  
You can also set up and handle any Polls (surveys) based on the group's requests. 

I'm probably leaving stuff out, but I also need to say that until the board gets up and running full time there will be very little to do except practice.  I'll try to help facilitate that. Once we get a hundred or so people using the board there will be stuff to do and if we have a thousand people it will take enough time that we should bring in two more moderators.  

All along, the need to grow topics, expand and refine categories and rearrange the structure is easily handled without losing any data.  

Let me know what you think.  

Gary W.
SM 209, "Adagio"
BVI





Re: Changes to Yahoo

Gary Wells
 

Hi Alain,

The moderators fundamentally have the right to mess with other peoples' messages.  In a good way :)

It would be important to keep messages in their correct or appropriate categories so moderators can move them between subjects.  The same with pictures and files.
You would have the ability to hide or delete offensive material and send the user a warning.
You would be be to take two or more similar discussion topics and merge them into one for ease of search and likewise if a discussion takes a turn toward a different subject you can split out those posts and create a new topic.
Answering questions, maybe (although in this group I'd never ever expect to) handling a complaint, and deleting any spam.
You can also "lock" topics; meaning no else can add to it until it's unlocked. This will be useful if we have, for instance, a reference topic with a list if part numbers or sources or the like and we need it to not get lost in a discussion. It would only be updated with your consent to keep it clean and relevant.
You can "sticky" a topic, meaning it will always be presented at the top of the topics list, no matter how many additional messages might show up.  A 'stickied' message might contain all the links we need to point to important resources like bow thruster maintenance instructions, Polars, places to get maintenance performed that are familiar with Amels and other data we don;t want to get buried.  
You can also set up and handle any Polls (surveys) based on the group's requests. 

I'm probably leaving stuff out, but I also need to say that until the board gets up and running full time there will be very little to do except practice.  I'll try to help facilitate that. Once we get a hundred or so people using the board there will be stuff to do and if we have a thousand people it will take enough time that we should bring in two more moderators.  

All along, the need to grow topics, expand and refine categories and rearrange the structure is easily handled without losing any data.  

Let me know what you think.  

Gary W.
SM 209, "Adagio"
BVI



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Thanks so much Gary for your reply and good work, just did the change!

Have a great day, sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Blue Haven Marina, Turks & Caicos Islands



--------------------------------------------

On Mon, 1/25/16, gary@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Changes to Yahoo
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Monday, January 25, 2016, 8:53 AM


 









Hello Alexandre,
In order to receive automatic emails
with updates from the board do this procedure:
After logging in click on
"Profile"
Then find "Modify Profile"
and from that drop-down menu select
"Notifications"
You will see this information in the
first pane:
+++++++ Receive forum
newsletters, announcements and important notifications by
email.
 Turn notification on
when you post or reply to a topic.
 When sending
notification of a reply to a topic, send the post in the
email (but please don't reply to these
emails.)

For topics and boards I've requested notification
on, notify me:   Instantly  Instantly - but only for the first unread
reply  Daily  Weekly   +++++
Check the 2nd and 3rd boxes to turn on email
notifications and then select from the drop-down instant,
daily or weekly emails.
Hope that helps!
Gary W.S/V Adagio SM 209BVI











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Re: Changes to Yahoo

Gary Wells
 

Hello Alexandre,

In order to receive automatic emails with updates from the board do this procedure:

After logging in click on "Profile"

Then find "Modify Profile" and from that drop-down menu select "Notifications"

You will see this information in the first pane:

+++++++
 Receive forum newsletters, announcements and important notifications by email.
 Turn notification on when you post or reply to a topic.
 When sending notification of a reply to a topic, send the post in the email (but please don't reply to these emails.)

For topics and boards I've requested notification on, notify me:   Instantly  Instantly - but only for the first unread reply  Daily  Weekly   
+++++

Check the 2nd and 3rd boxes to turn on email notifications and then select from the drop-down instant, daily or weekly emails.

Hope that helps!

Gary W.
S/V Adagio SM 209
BVI