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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] 4jh3-hte turbo after cooler

eric freedman
 

Hi,

Get an heli coil kit to replace the broken bolt.

You use a drill and drill out the hole to a larger diameter, use the tap included with the heli coil kit.

You then use the enclosed tool to screw in the heli coil and then use it to break off the piece that is across the far end of the heli coil.

I would install it with red Locktite.

Here is a link to a similar kit to what you need. It is a simple project.

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

http://www.acehardware.com/product/index.jsp?productId=33707856&KPID=997989&cid=CAPLA:G:Shopping_-_Catch_All_-_DT&pla=pla_997989&k_clickid=e2299e26-45eb-43fd-a93a-0f3caec3ba6b

 

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of thomas.kleman
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2017 1:57 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] 4jh3-hte turbo after cooler

 

 

First, I'd like to thank the 'old salts'.......I've lived on my SM2K (#422) for the past 3 yrs in the Carib nearly full time, and rigging renewal is the only labor I've paid for thanks to your brilliant ideas and experience......and of course documentation. So here's my issue.......notice a puff of smoke through exhaust (more than normal), so change Yanmar raw water impeller in Ile Des Saintes (impeller perfect, of course). Notice a small salt deposit on the bottom of the caps of the high rise turbo after cooler.......(4jh3-hte)......ok, I have spare o-rings and nothing but time, so remove the end caps (really needed to exert force unscrewing them). O-rings both destroyed (thus the slight leak). Of course the tubes are totally clear. So, put on the spare o-rings, scew back the 13mm screws and test. Gushing water from bottom of both caps........try to tighten a bit more and notice that one screw hole in each end of the casting is also stripped........wont hold a screw. I have wrong o-rings, but now a larger problem..........cant screw down cap with 4 screws. So, with no thicker (read correct) o-rings, what to do ? As a half-assed emergency fix I put 2 of my skinny o-rings on each end, used the 3 screws that fit on each cap, and it doesnt leak......yet.



Question- I'm sailing Guadeloupe to St. Marten tomorrow. Do I need a new air cooler box ? Can I just tap a 14 mm hole into the stripped 13 mm hole, get bigger o-rings, and save $1500 ? Thoughts ?


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

karkauai
 

I've used my 110-220 inverter on several occasions, don't exceed the 16A and you should be fine.  Does JoEmi have a 220VAC monitor? It's a worthwhile addition.
Kent
SM243
Kristy

Kent Robertson
S/V Kristy
Panama cell: +507-61171896
USA cell: 828-234-6819

On Jun 9, 2017, at 8:17 AM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Good morning Olivier,

If the marina only has 30 Amp 125 Volt shore power AND your vessel is equipped with the Transformer then this might help you.
http://nikimat.com/shore_power_plug_125_volt.html

I have not used mine yet as all the places now are 220 volt…

Remember what Olivier (Beaute) wrote last year: DO NOT EXCEED 16 AMP on the shore power.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Island Water World Marina, Sint Maarten, NA

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On Fri, 6/9/17, Oliver Buhlert obuhlert@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Friday, June 9, 2017, 7:00 AM


 









Thank you so much.
The marina told me,
that they have also a 30 Amp 125V shore power.On my boat we have the
additional Amel equipment of a 110 V Transformator. I think
that the 30 Amp US plug has only 3 wires. Could it be better
using the 110V Transfo?I'm a little bit
concerned because the marina told me that a former Amel
almost burned because the 110V Transfo on board got to hot.
I couldn't believe it, because I thought that it was
made from Amel for using it in the US.
Regards
OliverSV
JoEmi
Am 08.06.2017 um
17:32 schrieb 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@...
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>:
















 






Oliver,
You can get the plug at most marine
supply shops. It cost about $100USD.
Very carefully follow these
instructions at your own risk: instrustions: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/amelyachtowners/photos/albums/1949812811/lightbox/609539505?orderBy=ordinal&sortOrder=asc&photoFilter=ALL#zax/609539505
and this:https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/amelyachtowners/photos/albums/1949812811/lightbox/989268970?orderBy=ordinal&sortOrder=asc&photoFilter=ALL#zax/989268970

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander
Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island,
TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970



On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 4:16
PM, qmvwv3fna4dth3r32bdwtz3bpy7meopg2s2xlnuq@...
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
wrote:















 









Hello,
we are now in the US  and
we need an adaptor to get shore
power.
We have the 3 prong Euro
plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore
power.
Does anybody knows where I
can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European
plug to the 4 wires of the US shore
power?
Thank you in
advance 
Oliver SV
JoEmi /SM 2000no 397












































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4jh3-hte turbo after cooler

thomas.kleman <no_reply@...>
 

First, I'd like to thank the 'old salts'.......I've lived on my SM2K (#422) for the past 3 yrs in the Carib nearly full time, and rigging renewal is the only labor I've paid for thanks to your brilliant ideas and experience......and of course documentation. So here's my issue.......notice a puff of smoke through exhaust (more than normal), so change Yanmar raw water impeller in Ile Des Saintes (impeller perfect, of course). Notice a small salt deposit on the bottom of the caps of the high rise turbo after cooler.......(4jh3-hte)......ok, I have spare o-rings and nothing but time, so remove the end caps (really needed to exert force unscrewing them). O-rings both destroyed (thus the slight leak). Of course the tubes are totally clear. So, put on the spare o-rings, scew back the 13mm screws and test. Gushing water from bottom of both caps........try to tighten a bit more and notice that one screw hole in each end of the casting is also stripped........wont hold a screw. I have wrong o-rings, but now a larger problem..........cant screw down cap with 4 screws. So, with no thicker (read correct) o-rings, what to do ? As a half-assed emergency fix I put 2 of my skinny o-rings on each end, used the 3 screws that fit on each cap, and it doesnt leak......yet.


Question- I'm sailing Guadeloupe to St. Marten tomorrow. Do I need a new air cooler box ? Can I just tap a 14 mm hole into the stripped 13 mm hole, get bigger o-rings, and save $1500 ? Thoughts ?


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Maramu 1989 #261 Fire Damage

James Alton
 

It is true that damage to composite structures can generally be repaired.  Composite aircraft for instance can be restored to the original strength after being severely damaged without adding weight but it requires the correct techniques, materials and a high degree of skill.  Hopefully you are aware that the construction of the Amel hull is unique in a number of ways as compared to conventional hulls.  This means that traditional fiberglass repair methods will not yield a structure equal to the original strength, especially without adding considerable weight.  The other challenge I see will be in preventing any loss of hull shape when such a large area of the hull has been cut away as well as creating accurate replacement hull and deck panels that are of the same or better strength as the original hull.  I am curious if you have a general outline of how you plan to proceed with the repairs.  
James Alton
SV Sueno, Maramu #220


Sent from my Galaxy S®III


-------- Original message --------
From: "wug6a5q4e3m5f6uquswx7k5iz6yey5nvag4aghuv@... [amelyachtowners]"
Date:06/08/2017 2:14 AM (GMT-05:00)
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Maramu 1989 #261 Fire Damage

 

Hello, I purchased Eyes of the World. She will sail again!  I plan on taking this boat around the world.  I have 25 of experience with fiberglass boat repairs and this boat can be restored to strong as original when done right. This is a very extensive repair but I have the experience and skill to do it right. I have restored worse off boats with larger damaged area.   I have a large budget for the repair and it wont be a quick fix or cosmetic repair for sure!  The boat won't be for sale.  The entire repair will be documented start to finish, including all my future travels. Did you name the boat or was it a previous owner? Im a Grateful Dead fan so I couldn't be happier with the name.  



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

amelforme
 

Oliver, it is better to use the 230V 50 amp plug. The 110-230V step up transformer is limited in its capabilities and can get rather hot. If you have the electrician at Deltaville follow the instructions you have been given ( Eric is an electrical engineer from MIT as well as a jeweler, a bon vivant and… ) you will be better served by the 230V system

 

The 110V step up transformer is something we developed to ease North Americans into a boat buying decision as these clients are generally uncertain about 230V power. Once they got their boat in la Rochelle and had Olivier Beaute show them that 230V works better for everything, hardly anyone used the 110V step up transformer.

 

Be VERY CAREFUL regarding 60 cycle USA 230V which will destroy things that require 50 cycle European 230V. You can only use the battery chargers, the air conditioning and the hot water heater when plugged into USA 230V 60 cycle shore power. TURN ALL THE OTHER 230V CIRCUIT BREAKERS OFF AT THE MASTER 230V PANEL.

 

All The Best, Joel

Joel F. Potter/Cruising Yacht Specialist LLC

THE EXPERIENCED AMEL GUY

954 462 5869 office

954 812 2485 cell

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2017 8:00 AMi
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

 

 

Thank you so much.

 

The marina told me, that they have also a 30 Amp 125V shore power.

On my boat we have the additional Amel equipment of a 110 V Transformator. I think that the 30 Amp US plug has only 3 wires. Could it be better using the 110V Transfo?

I'm a little bit concerned because the marina told me that a former Amel almost burned because the 110V Transfo on board got to hot. I couldn't believe it, because I thought that it was made from Amel for using it in the US.

 

Regards

 

Oliver

SV JoEmi


Am 08.06.2017 um 17:32 schrieb 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>:

 

Oliver,

 

You can get the plug at most marine supply shops. It cost about $100USD.

 

 

and this:

 

Best,


CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

 

 

 

 

On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 4:16 PM, qmvwv3fna4dth3r32bdwtz3bpy7meopg2s2xlnuq@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hello,

 

we are now in the US  and we need an adaptor to get shore power.

 

We have the 3 prong Euro plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore power.

 

Does anybody knows where I can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European plug to the 4 wires of the US shore power?

 

Thank you in advance 

 

Oliver 

SV JoEmi /SM 2000

no 397

 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Seeking an Amel Super Maramu

John Clark
 

Hi Chris,
    i understand keeping the hull # confidential but there may be some valuable intel available on your prospective boat.  You might want to send Bill Rouse(on this forum) a private email or if you have not already contact Joel Potter in ft. Lauderdale.  Both are a wealth of knowledge and may know a bit about the boat you are looking at.  


 Best of luck,    John

John Clark
Annie SM37
Charleston SC

On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 8:43 PM, rettirc@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Hi Alexandre,
We had fully intended to use Olivier, however this vessel is in the Asia Pacific region.
Paying for flights etc made it not economically viable for us.
Chris



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Good morning Olivier,

If the marina only has 30 Amp 125 Volt shore power AND your vessel is equipped with the Transformer then this might help you.
http://nikimat.com/shore_power_plug_125_volt.html

I have not used mine yet as all the places now are 220 volt…

Remember what Olivier (Beaute) wrote last year: DO NOT EXCEED 16 AMP on the shore power.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Island Water World Marina, Sint Maarten, NA





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

On Fri, 6/9/17, Oliver Buhlert obuhlert@gmx.de [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Date: Friday, June 9, 2017, 7:00 AM


 









Thank you so much.
The marina told me,
that they have also a 30 Amp 125V shore power.On my boat we have the
additional Amel equipment of a 110 V Transformator. I think
that the 30 Amp US plug has only 3 wires. Could it be better
using the 110V Transfo?I'm a little bit
concerned because the marina told me that a former Amel
almost burned because the 110V Transfo on board got to hot.
I couldn't believe it, because I thought that it was
made from Amel for using it in the US.
Regards
OliverSV
JoEmi
Am 08.06.2017 um
17:32 schrieb 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@svbebe.com
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>:
















 






Oliver,
You can get the plug at most marine
supply shops. It cost about $100USD.
Very carefully follow these
instructions at your own risk: instrustions: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/amelyachtowners/photos/albums/1949812811/lightbox/609539505?orderBy=ordinal&sortOrder=asc&photoFilter=ALL#zax/609539505
and this:https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/amelyachtowners/photos/albums/1949812811/lightbox/989268970?orderBy=ordinal&sortOrder=asc&photoFilter=ALL#zax/989268970

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander
Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island,
TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970



On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 4:16
PM, qmvwv3fna4dth3r32bdwtz3bpy7meopg2s2xlnuq@yahoo.com
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
wrote:















 









Hello,
we are now in the US  and
we need an adaptor to get shore
power.
We have the 3 prong Euro
plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore
power.
Does anybody knows where I
can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European
plug to the 4 wires of the US shore
power?
Thank you in
advance 
Oliver SV
JoEmi /SM 2000no 397












































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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Oliver,

Your original email said nothing of a transformer. How can we know how to answer your questions without​ all of the information?

I strongly suggest that you ask the marina for a certified electrician. 


CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

   

On Jun 9, 2017 07:00, "Oliver Buhlert obuhlert@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Thank you so much.

The marina told me, that they have also a 30 Amp 125V shore power.
On my boat we have the additional Amel equipment of a 110 V Transformator. I think that the 30 Amp US plug has only 3 wires. Could it be better using the 110V Transfo?
I'm a little bit concerned because the marina told me that a former Amel almost burned because the 110V Transfo on board got to hot. I couldn't believe it, because I thought that it was made from Amel for using it in the US.

Regards

Oliver
SV JoEmi

Am 08.06.2017 um 17:32 schrieb 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>:

 

Oliver,

You can get the plug at most marine supply shops. It cost about $100USD.


and this:

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970




On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 4:16 PM, qmvwv3fna4dth3r32bdwtz3bpy7meopg2s2xlnuq@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 

Hello,


we are now in the US  and we need an adaptor to get shore power.


We have the 3 prong Euro plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore power.


Does anybody knows where I can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European plug to the 4 wires of the US shore power?


Thank you in advance 


Oliver 

SV JoEmi /SM 2000

no 397



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

Oliver Buhlert
 

Thank you so much.

The marina told me, that they have also a 30 Amp 125V shore power.
On my boat we have the additional Amel equipment of a 110 V Transformator. I think that the 30 Amp US plug has only 3 wires. Could it be better using the 110V Transfo?
I'm a little bit concerned because the marina told me that a former Amel almost burned because the 110V Transfo on board got to hot. I couldn't believe it, because I thought that it was made from Amel for using it in the US.

Regards

Oliver
SV JoEmi

Am 08.06.2017 um 17:32 schrieb 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>:

 

Oliver,

You can get the plug at most marine supply shops. It cost about $100USD.


and this:

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970




On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 4:16 PM, qmvwv3fna4dth3r32bdwtz3bpy7meopg2s2xlnuq@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Hello,


we are now in the US  and we need an adaptor to get shore power.


We have the 3 prong Euro plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore power.


Does anybody knows where I can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European plug to the 4 wires of the US shore power?


Thank you in advance 


Oliver 

SV JoEmi /SM 2000

no 397



Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

eric freedman
 

Hi Oliver,

It is very simple  to convert a European plug to a USA plug.

Purchase a 50 amp USA plug similar to the one in the link below..

 

https://www.amazon.com/Marinco-Shore-Power-Connectors-Plugs/dp/B000NI1IBE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1496981126&sr=8-2&keywords=marinco+50+amp+plug.

 

This can be purchased in almost any chandlery.

Disassemble your European plug. You will find a brown, Blue, and Yellow/green wires.

 

When you open the USA 50 amp plug you will find 4 connection points. Red, White, Black, and Green.

Connect the yellow green boat wire to the green terminal, connect either the blue or the brown to the black USA terminal, and connect the other wire to the to the red USA terminal.

The white terminal in the USA plug is not used.

 

When this is assembled fill the hole in the in the USA plug with silicone as the 50 amp cables  in the USA are much bigger.

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

 

 

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2017 5:17 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

 

 

Hello,

 

we are now in the US  and we need an adaptor to get shore power.

 

We have the 3 prong Euro plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore power.

 

Does anybody knows where I can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European plug to the 4 wires of the US shore power?

 

Thank you in advance 

 

Oliver 

SV JoEmi /SM 2000

no 397


Aft berthing bulkhead replacement - Santorin Sloop

tfortner1975
 

Hi all,

I'm looking for someone that has intimate construction knowledge of the Santorin - most likely Oliver.

The aft berthing bulkhead has soaked up some water and it looks like a previous owner had the center section of wood cut out and replaced and then the backstay rebedded (she's a sloop SN 27, 1990, formerly Akwaaba). I've spoken with Chris, the previous owner and she has put me in contact with the person that did the previous work, which I will meet later today.

The water intrusion has also affected the original wood which will also need replaced.

I'm asking if anyone can give knowledge on the construction of the aft bulkhead (purely wood tabbed into the hull? Or fiberglass backing in the aft storage locker? Etc) as well has how the structure integrity of the backstay was originally made.

The water intrusion was parts of: 1) aft locker seal needs replaced 2) the drain plug had been kept in and allowed water accumulation 3) which seeped through a cable conduit that the caulking had failed

all of this started seeping up from the center bottom portion of the bulkhead.

Thank you for any input.

Trevor
Phuket - on the hard
SV Iris, Santorin 27


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Seeking an Amel Super Maramu

rettirc@...
 

Hi Alexandre,
We had fully intended to use Olivier, however this vessel is in the Asia Pacific region.
Paying for flights etc made it not economically viable for us.
Chris


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Seeking an Amel Super Maramu

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Good evening Chris,
Congratulations for getting closer to own a Super Maramu and being part of a great group and family!
Personally, if I had to do it again, I would do a quick check myself (leaks, etc.) then hire Olivier. You can’t find a more knowledgeable person than him on Amel.


Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Island Water World Marina, Sint Maarten, NA



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On Thu, 6/8/17, rettirc@gmail.com [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Seeking an Amel Super Maramu
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6:58 PM


 









Hello all,



Would anyone have a pre purchase inspection checklist?



I am viewing today a pre 2k Super Maramu for the first time
which we have made an offer on.



Olivier has given me advice about some particular items to
check, (thank you again) would anyone have a check list
which for the more obvious items to check?



We have engaged a local surveyor who has inspected Amels on
3 occasions and I was a marine engineer till 5 years ago, I
have a bit of an understanding but I know that I shall
easily look over the obvious items without comprehensive
check list from an experienced owner.



Haul out is booked for tomorrow morning



Thank you in advance.



Chris



I shall disclose the vessel once contract is in place.













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Re: Seeking an Amel Super Maramu

rettirc@...
 

Hello all,

Would anyone have a pre purchase inspection checklist?

I am viewing today a pre 2k Super Maramu for the first time which we have made an offer on.

Olivier has given me advice about some particular items to check, (thank you again) would anyone have a check list which for the more obvious items to check?

We have engaged a local surveyor who has inspected Amels on 3 occasions and I was a marine engineer till 5 years ago, I have a bit of an understanding but I know that I shall easily look over the obvious items without comprehensive check list from an experienced owner.

Haul out is booked for tomorrow morning

Thank you in advance.

Chris

I shall disclose the vessel once contract is in place.


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Adapter / connection shore power US

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Oliver,

You can get the plug at most marine supply shops. It cost about $100USD.


and this:

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970




On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 4:16 PM, qmvwv3fna4dth3r32bdwtz3bpy7meopg2s2xlnuq@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Hello,


we are now in the US  and we need an adaptor to get shore power.


We have the 3 prong Euro plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore power.


Does anybody knows where I can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European plug to the 4 wires of the US shore power?


Thank you in advance 


Oliver 

SV JoEmi /SM 2000

no 397



Adapter / connection shore power US

qmvwv3fna4dth3r32bdwtz3bpy7meopg2s2xlnuq@...
 

Hello,


we are now in the US  and we need an adaptor to get shore power.


We have the 3 prong Euro plug and need an adapter for the 240 V  US shore power.


Does anybody knows where I can get it or how I can link the 3 wires from the European plug to the 4 wires of the US shore power?


Thank you in advance 


Oliver 

SV JoEmi /SM 2000

no 397


Re: Eberspacher Heater

Duane Siegfri
 

Ian & Eric,

Thank you for the suggestions and help.  I apologize for not getting back to you earlier.  It's been a busy time for us.

Eric,  the Control Unit is separate from the burner unit and mounted next to the Current Regulator.  I have the manufacturers technical data booklet (including install instructions).

Ian, as you suggested I removed the duct from the inlet (aft) end and had Peg turn it off and on.  The blower did not turn at all.  I did hear a distinct "click" from the Control Unit, which I verified by holding a screwdriver to the CU and my ear.  

You noted that if a relay was working it was likely not the Control Unit, but may be a PCB at the aft end of the burner unit.  Could you give me an idea where to access the PCB?

Thanks,
Duane


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] The 54 washer problem.

Porter McRoberts
 

Thanks Bill.  I was looking at those last night.
I think the position on the pot might be compromised some!!  but what price clean clothes.   JP is on the case too in Martinique.  He’s been very helpful in the past.  Re the inverter- I guess I’d have to run wire up to the bow from the battery bank, correct?  

seems like a pretty big deal.  


Thanks for all your help.

Porter

On Jun 8, 2017, at 9:49 AM, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:


Porter,

Almost all small US washers that might fit will be rated at about 15 amps or 1725 watts @115VAC 60htz. The reason that the current consumed (amps) is lower with US washers is that EU washers electrically heat the water, while almost all of the US washers rely on a hot water input. 

However, I found the Bosch line of Compact Washers that are exceptions. They are rated at 115VAC 2300 Watts and it internally heats water, an exception to the US rule. To be safe a 24VDC to 115VAC 3,000 watt inverter required.


24" Compact Washer, 800 Series - White/Chrome WAT28402UC 2300 Watts
Overall appliance dimensions (HxWxD) (in) 33 1/4'' x 23 1/2'' x 24 1/4''

24" Compact Washer, 500 Series - White/Silver, WAT28401UC 2300 Watts
Overall appliance dimensions (HxWxD) (in) 33 1/4'' x 23 1/2'' x 24 1/4''

24" Compact Washer, 300 Series - White, WAT28400UC 2300 Watts
Overall appliance dimensions (HxWxD) (in) 33 1/4'' x 23 1/2'' x 24 1/4''

The above Height and Width are perfect for the 54. The question is, can you modify the rear mounting to get another 6.9 inches of Depth? I know that there is some room back there, but I am not sure how the cross brace that the washer is secured to can be moved.

I will keep looking for an alternative.

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970






Porter McRoberts
Ibis: 54-152
Ft. Lauderdale
www.fouribis.com
portermcroberts@...







Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] The 54 washer problem.

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Porter,

Almost all small US washers that might fit will be rated at about 15 amps or 1725 watts @115VAC 60htz. The reason that the current consumed (amps) is lower with US washers is that EU washers electrically heat the water, while almost all of the US washers rely on a hot water input. 

However, I found the Bosch line of Compact Washers that are exceptions. They are rated at 115VAC 2300 Watts and it internally heats water, an exception to the US rule. To be safe a 24VDC to 115VAC 3,000 watt inverter required.


24" Compact Washer, 800 Series - White/Chrome WAT28402UC 2300 Watts
Overall appliance dimensions (HxWxD) (in) 33 1/4'' x 23 1/2'' x 24 1/4''

24" Compact Washer, 500 Series - White/Silver, WAT28401UC 2300 Watts
Overall appliance dimensions (HxWxD) (in) 33 1/4'' x 23 1/2'' x 24 1/4''

24" Compact Washer, 300 Series - White, WAT28400UC 2300 Watts
Overall appliance dimensions (HxWxD) (in) 33 1/4'' x 23 1/2'' x 24 1/4''

The above Height and Width are perfect for the 54. The question is, can you modify the rear mounting to get another 6.9 inches of Depth? I know that there is some room back there, but I am not sure how the cross brace that the washer is secured to can be moved.

I will keep looking for an alternative.

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970





Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] The 54 washer problem.

John Clark
 

Hi Porter,
     I agree with Joel on the converting 50 to 60hz.   I remember the other day, you saying that you were looking at getting a "transformer" to convert power but didn't think about it until we had left for Charleston.  Either the beer or the discussions about Shakespeare distracted me.  :) 

I found Martinique to have a lot more shopping resources than the other islands especially for 230/50hz equipment.  My washer was working when we left or I would have bought one there.  I did however shop for an icemaker and noted many appliance stores with compact washers.  I'm sure there would be one that fits the 54.  The large mall near the airport called the Galleria has an appliance store that appeared to have a good inventory.  

St. Maarten, at least the stores I went to had 60hz appliances so that might not be a good place to shop.  It is my understanding that the island is all 60hz.  


  If you do head back toward Martinique and intend to spend any significant money on equipment or service on the boat, look up Douglas Rapier (Douglas Yacht Services.)   He is a French customs broker and for a fee can set you up with a VAT exemption number that relieves you of having to pay VAT tax on any purchase related to the boat. He also speaks fluent English.    I used the VAT exemption without issues for the rerigging work at Caraibe and at Amel for parts and servicing.  
​Douglas assured me it would work throughout the island.


Regards,   John

SV Annie (fmr Vent de Soleil)   SM 37  
Charleston, SC