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Re: Santorin or Maramu?

amarsini <alberto.marsini@...>
 

Hi Lars,
thank you very much for your interesting information.
What about the engine trasmission, the C trasmission from Amel, is
it ok? I heard that for a period, the first years of its production,
it gave some problems, is that true in your knoledge?
Thank you again.
ciao

Alberto (Sharki 144, Talamone)



--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "Lars Knudsen" <museum@...>
wrote:

Hi Alberto



I own a 1993 Santorin and is very pleased with it - also regarding
the
performance. I has the wing-keel that moves weight further down
compared to
the more traditional keel on the Maramu and give some other
advantages. Also
it seems that the masts is slightly taller, but this is based on
my viewing
og my boat side-by-side with a Maramu. Further is that the
internal weight
(batteries, tanks) is moved so I comes nearer the center line of
the boat.



After what I have heard this should give the Santorin a slightly
better
performance that the Maramu with no downsides. These boats are all
very blue
water capable and I am most impressed with my boats behavior in
rough
weather and big waves.



Best Regards

Lars,

Santorin #79 Salvagny



From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of amarsini
Sent: 21. august 2007 23:16
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Santorin or Maramu?



Has anyone any suggestion on this topic?
From My knowledge, what I heard from some Amel expert people is
that
Santorin was more oriented to better sailing performance than the
Maramu. But this one should be better for the long ocean cruising
worldwide.

Is that right?

If any Santorin owners could give suggestion it could be very
appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Alberto Marsini (Sharki nr. 144, Talamone)





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Onan Gen Set Replancement

richard03801 <richard03801@...>
 

When we got our boat SM 209 we had some issues with the gen set, it smoked and the
owners before us claimed it to be bad injectors, taking them at their word we bought the
boat replaced the injectors and only to find the gen set really needed a valve job and rings.
With 2700 hours plus on it and oil like tar we decided to replace the thing...
Cummis gets US 12,000 $ for theirs, we went with Bata Marine using an 1105 Kubota to
drive a 220 v 50 cyc gen set at 1500 rpm works a treat. Doing the removal and insall was
easy and it runs great. The people at Bata are great to work with.
Bata is a great option if you need a replacement gen set.
Fair Winds to all
Richard SM 209


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Santorin or Maramu?

Lars Knudsen <museum@...>
 

Hi Alberto



I own a 1993 Santorin and is very pleased with it - also regarding the
performance. I has the wing-keel that moves weight further down compared to
the more traditional keel on the Maramu and give some other advantages. Also
it seems that the masts is slightly taller, but this is based on my viewing
og my boat side-by-side with a Maramu. Further is that the internal weight
(batteries, tanks) is moved so I comes nearer the center line of the boat.



After what I have heard this should give the Santorin a slightly better
performance that the Maramu with no downsides. These boats are all very blue
water capable and I am most impressed with my boats behavior in rough
weather and big waves.



Best Regards

Lars,

Santorin #79 Salvagny



From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of amarsini
Sent: 21. august 2007 23:16
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Santorin or Maramu?



Has anyone any suggestion on this topic?
From My knowledge, what I heard from some Amel expert people is that
Santorin was more oriented to better sailing performance than the
Maramu. But this one should be better for the long ocean cruising
worldwide.

Is that right?

If any Santorin owners could give suggestion it could be very
appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Alberto Marsini (Sharki nr. 144, Talamone)


Santorin or Maramu?

amarsini <alberto.marsini@...>
 

Has anyone any suggestion on this topic?
From My knowledge, what I heard from some Amel expert people is that
Santorin was more oriented to better sailing performance than the
Maramu. But this one should be better for the long ocean cruising
worldwide.

Is that right?

If any Santorin owners could give suggestion it could be very
appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Alberto Marsini (Sharki nr. 144, Talamone)


Re: Maramu fuel tank

amarsini <alberto.marsini@...>
 

Unfortunately I don't know how the Maramu fuel tank is but I know
very well Sharki's tank.
This winter we had a very big refurbishing of our Sharki nr. 144 and
we put the fuel tank on the land, out of the boat.
The Sharki has the fuel tank on a side of the engine inside the
boat, along the wall between the engine and the passageway to the
rear cabine.
Its a 340 lt tank, it was washed and shaked several time but all was
made on the land. It's quite simple to bring out of the boat, trough
the main door, and when it went back into the boat a new covering
was made.

I hope this will help.

Alberto Marsini (Sharki 144, Talamone)


--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "Jochen Hofmann"
<jochen@...> wrote:

To the best of my knowledge this is one of the flaws in the Maramu
design -
there isn't any.



We have the same issue on our Blue Song - so far fortunately it
hasn't
become an issue !



Has anyone had an inspection opening made for the Maramu fuel
tank ?



Any advice would be greatly appreciated !



Fair Winds,



Jochen Hofmann



Maramu # 143 Blue Song







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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re:Maramu fuel tank

Jim Dernehl <jim.dernehl@...>
 

Jochen
You are correct, that the lack of access ports in these well made
stainless steel tanks must be addressed at some point on every boat.
Diesel will shed crud---living and dead---that must be removed. I
addressed this issue on my Amel by having a series of access ports cut
in the lower part of the tanks between each baffle----about 4-5 ports
were cut. Each port is large enough to reach through with a brush and
vacuum hose. The fellow who did the work for me claimed to pull from the
tank about 12 gallons of crud accumulated over a 9 year period. Next
time I am at the boat, I will take some pictures and send them on with
dimensions. It is very important to seal these ports with gasket and
solid sections of stainless steel that will take the normal strain of
sailing with out leaking.

James Dernehl
Maramu # 88 PAO-SAN

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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jochen Hofmann
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 6:48 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re:Maramu fuel tank



To the best of my knowledge this is one of the flaws in the Maramu
design -
there isn't any.

We have the same issue on our Blue Song - so far fortunately it hasn't
become an issue !

Has anyone had an inspection opening made for the Maramu fuel tank ?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated !

Fair Winds,

Jochen Hofmann

Maramu # 143 Blue Song


Re: Maramu fuel tank

billklein48 <sidecar1@...>
 

In one of the recent boat magazines: either Latitudes and Attitudes
or Passagemaker, there was an article on the subject of fuel
polishing systems and installation of inspection ports in existing
tanks. On a metal tank as on my Maramu it would be a fairly easy
installation to put in one or two inspection ports. The fuel level
would have to lower than the port(s) for installation of course. The
retro-fitted ports have an exterior metal bezel and I believe a split
reinforcement to be installed inside the tank to retain a gasket
seal. Perhaps someone out there could remember which magazine it was
from. I dont have space to save old mags.
----Bill Klein SV "Popeye"
--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "Jochen Hofmann" <jochen@...>
wrote:

To the best of my knowledge this is one of the flaws in the Maramu
design -
there isn't any.



We have the same issue on our Blue Song - so far fortunately it
hasn't
become an issue !



Has anyone had an inspection opening made for the Maramu fuel tank ?



Any advice would be greatly appreciated !



Fair Winds,



Jochen Hofmann



Maramu # 143 Blue Song









Re: Maramu fuel tank

svsunnyside
 

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "maramu48" <maramu48@...> wrote:

Can someone give advice on how to inspect, clean/flush the Maramu
diesel fuel tank? Are there access panels? What is the internal
configuration?
Hi !
Maramu fuel tank hasn´t any possibility of inspection. Because of
internal baffle you cannot clean the whole floor but only the portion
under the feeding hole.This is the most important area, because it is
the deepest and where the outlet pipe is welded.
A rubber hose of one inch introduced thru the feeding hole, long enough
to touch the floor, connected to the inlet of a pump, can do the job.
Because a rubber hose is never strait, if you turn it continously you
can clean a wider surface.
This is what I have done in the past (with satisfactory results) but in
the near future I will install in the opposite side of the hull a
filtered day tank.
I have the drowing of the tank on board and at the moment I am on land
in Italy while the boat is on a yard in Cartagena(Colombia). If you
aren´t in a hurry I can send it to you in November when I´ll be back on
board.
Fair wind and kind regards
Gabriele Antolini


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re:Maramu fuel tank

Richard Piller <richard03801@...>
 

In our 46 we found no access ports. We used a fuel
polishing firm to come in and pump out the tank.
Flush it and pump it again. After three flushing and
a bit of air pressue to pruge the lines ( filters line
removed and of course a change of filters and
bleeding) we got the dirt and water out. We then
installed a dual filter system so if one goes full we
can switch and keep going while we change filters..

Good luck
Richard SM 209


--- Mauro Iachelli <m_iachelli@yahoo.com> wrote:

Hi maramu 48,
I'm afraid I cannot give many advices on a Maramu
46 (I think that's the right LOA), but I own an
Euros 41 in which the diesel tanks were in stainless
still nad built inside the hull without any kind of
access. When I started having some leak problems I
had to cut through the bottom of the locker covering
them to cut an access port and eventually to cut
them out of the boat. In my case I have been forced
to rebuild them in Epoxy fbg integrally to the hull
of the boat because of lack of room to fit the new
ones back in.
I hope that is not your case, anyway good luck.
Mauro
Euros #41

PS: In case you need I attached a inside plan of
the Maramu 46, showing the position of the diesel
tank.


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Re: Maramu fuel tank

m_iachelli
 

Hi maramu 48,
I'm afraid I cannot give many advices on a Maramu 46 (I think that's the right LOA), but I own an Euros 41 in which the diesel tanks were in stainless still nad built inside the hull without any kind of access. When I started having some leak problems I had to cut through the bottom of the locker covering them to cut an access port and eventually to cut them out of the boat. In my case I have been forced to rebuild them in Epoxy fbg integrally to the hull of the boat because of lack of room to fit the new ones back in.
I hope that is not your case, anyway good luck.
Mauro
Euros #41

PS: In case you need I attached a inside plan of the Maramu 46, showing the position of the diesel tank.


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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: bimini for Santorin or SM

eric freedman
 

Richard,

It is identical to the one that was delivered from the factory with the
boat. The only difference is that the pockets for the support bars are sewn
and not seam welded.

Fair Winds,

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard Piller
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 8:54 PM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: bimini for Santorin or SM



Eric, We too are looking for a new cockpit bimini for
our SM. Do you have a photo or two or your new master
piece?

thanks and Fair Winds

Richard SM 209
Challenge

--- eric <kimberlite@optonlin <mailto:kimberlite%40optonline.net> e.net>
wrote:

Gary,

FYI-I had quantum sails in St martin make me a new
Bimini. $350- great
value, exact fit.

Fair Winds,

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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Of amelliahona
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 8:00 PM
To: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: bimini for Santorin
or SM



Thanks Roy for posting bimini photos. I have posted
some
additional photos in the Bimini Folder of a a very
attractive
bimini that I saw in Guadeloupe on a German SM. I
don't
recall the name of the boat. It was very well done,
attractive
and gave great visibility.

Gary SM "Liahona" Hull # 335





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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: bimini for Santorin or SM

Richard Piller <richard03801@...>
 

Eric, We too are looking for a new cockpit bimini for
our SM. Do you have a photo or two or your new master
piece?

thanks and Fair Winds

Richard SM 209
Challenge


--- eric <kimberlite@optonline.net> wrote:

Gary,

FYI-I had quantum sails in St martin make me a new
Bimini. $350- great
value, exact fit.

Fair Winds,

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
Of amelliahona
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 8:00 PM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: bimini for Santorin
or SM



Thanks Roy for posting bimini photos. I have posted
some
additional photos in the Bimini Folder of a a very
attractive
bimini that I saw in Guadeloupe on a German SM. I
don't
recall the name of the boat. It was very well done,
attractive
and gave great visibility.

Gary SM "Liahona" Hull # 335





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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: bimini for Santorin or SM

eric freedman
 

Gary,

FYI-I had quantum sails in St martin make me a new Bimini. $350- great
value, exact fit.

Fair Winds,

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of amelliahona
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 8:00 PM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: bimini for Santorin or SM



Thanks Roy for posting bimini photos. I have posted some
additional photos in the Bimini Folder of a a very attractive
bimini that I saw in Guadeloupe on a German SM. I don't
recall the name of the boat. It was very well done, attractive
and gave great visibility.

Gary SM "Liahona" Hull # 335


Re: bimini for Santorin or SM

amelliahona <no_reply@...>
 

Thanks Roy for posting bimini photos. I have posted some
additional photos in the Bimini Folder of a a very attractive
bimini that I saw in Guadeloupe on a German SM. I don't
recall the name of the boat. It was very well done, attractive
and gave great visibility.

Gary SM "Liahona" Hull # 335


Re: Maramu fuel tank

Jochen Hofmann <jochen@...>
 

To the best of my knowledge this is one of the flaws in the Maramu design -
there isn't any.



We have the same issue on our Blue Song - so far fortunately it hasn't
become an issue !



Has anyone had an inspection opening made for the Maramu fuel tank ?



Any advice would be greatly appreciated !



Fair Winds,



Jochen Hofmann



Maramu # 143 Blue Song


Photos of SM Bimini

rbenven44 <no_reply@...>
 

I took two pictures of a SM 2000 in Auckland, New Zealand last
November, because I liked the look of the bimini, and thought it
would be helpful if I ever decided to make one. I don't remember the
name of the boat, but maybe the owner can recognze his boat. I have
posted them on this web site under SM Bimini. Hope they help you.

Roy on Excalibur SM 195

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "Battaglini Ornella Barbara"
<ornella.battaglini@...> wrote:

Does anyone have experience and recommendations for a bimini for
Santorin Ketch or SM?
Helps greatly appreciated.
Fairr winds
Ornella
Santorin N° 122 moored in Ancona (Italy)

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Maramu fuel tank

maramu48 <maramu48@...>
 

Can someone give advice on how to inspect, clean/flush the Maramu
diesel fuel tank? Are there access panels? What is the internal
configuration?


Amel Mango 53 for sale

scentstone
 

The Mango Nr32 (1984) will be for sale at Le Grand Pavois show in La
Rochelle. She just achieved her North Atlantic Crossing.
She is also presented on a small web page : http://www.314pi.com
Don't hesitate to ask more details by private message. Perfect genuine
condition. She will be visible in La Rochelle - Rochefort. Thank you
for relaying the information.


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Windvane self-steering for 1998 SM

r.purdie@...
 

I may be interested in buying your wind vane. Where are you based?

From: "svsunnyside" <svsunnyside@yahoo.com>
Date: 2007/08/17 Fri PM 09:32:58 BST
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Windvane self-steering for 1998 SM

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

Does anyone have a recommendation for a windvane for a 1998 SM?
Good morning,
one among the good windvane is Sailomat 601 . It can be installed
center-aft or off-center.
All the info(and there are a lot) can be downloaded thru the site
www.sailomat.com
In case you decide for such a model I can offer you, at a very good
price, my windvane never used.
I am selling it because I am obliged to change my cruising plane.
Regards
Gabriele Antolini


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Re: Windvane self-steering for 1998 SM

svsunnyside
 

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

Does anyone have a recommendation for a windvane for a 1998 SM?
Good morning,
one among the good windvane is Sailomat 601 . It can be installed
center-aft or off-center.
All the info(and there are a lot) can be downloaded thru the site
www.sailomat.com
In case you decide for such a model I can offer you, at a very good
price, my windvane never used.
I am selling it because I am obliged to change my cruising plane.
Regards
Gabriele Antolini