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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece

ianjenkins1946 <ianjudyjenkins@hotmail.com>
 

Thanks, Rink and Marloes,   We are looking forward to being  there early September.


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302 Hyeres


From: amelyachtowners@... on behalf of Rink de Haan rinkdehaan@... [amelyachtowners]
Sent: 30 December 2016 16:58:54
To: amelyachtowners@...; amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece
 
Hi Ian and Judy
We have been in both Leros marinas and they are both fine. Agree with Craig and Catherine that there is not much to do in winter ( even in summer it's limited). For a safe feeling I prefer the organized marina. 
Leros is a great starting point for trips in the region. 
Regards
Rink & Marloes
SY Razor's Edge SM2k #330 Italy. 
_____________________________
From: Ian & Judy ianjudyjenkins@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: vrijdag, december 30, 2016 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece
To: <amelyachtowners@...>


 

Craig and Katherine,   Thanks--looks as though we could be stuck for choice ! Nice position to be in. We are not anticipating needing any work done( famous last words...) and prefer to leave the boat shore in the winter.


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302 Hyeres


From: amelyachtowners@... <amelyachtowners@...> on behalf of sangaris@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: 30 December 2016 12:52:21
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

The two choices on Leros are 1), Leros Marina Evros SA with it's near-to-town location and 2) the Agmar Marine SA with two locations - the Lakki Marina right in town and the Partheni Boat Yard adjacent to the airport on the north end of the island. Agmar is less expensive; their Partheni Boatyard is excellent, if a bit dusty, and you walk to the airport if you're leaving the boat. You can live aboard, with water and electric available throughout the yard and you can do your own work. We rented a nearby cottage for the two weeks we were there, rather than live aboard - great fun. As Peter pointed out they do have their own work force if you want them - my experience was they are very talented. Good chandlery, too.
Craig and Katherine, SN68 Sangaris

---In amelyachtowners@..., wrote :

Hi Mohammad, Aty and Peter, 


Thanks for your replies. Crete is is on the list--the home of my great grandmother--but probably Leros first. Mohammad, I shall be interested to hear  in due course how you get on and whether there is electricity and water available ashore.


 Have a great 2017,


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302, Hyeres



From: amelyachtowners@... <amelyachtowners@...> on behalf of 'Mohammad Shirloo' mshirloo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: 28 December 2016 17:36:29
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

Hi Ian;

 

After doing some research and asking some friends that know the area, we will most likely be leaving Kokomo in Leros on the Hard for the next 4-5 months. We have had good reports so far. We can give you more input of what we experience afterwards.

 

Mohammad and Aty

Amel 54 #099

B&B Kokomo

 

 




Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump

karkauai
 

Hi Duane.  It's not a problem to rebuild the pump.  I did it a few months ago.  The parts to rebuild were ~$700.  I'm not on the boat now so I don't have the part numbers, but mine is just a 24v DC motor.  Also, mine is just gravity feed, so I had to run it with the fresh water pump (like flushing the membranes) for several minutes to get all the air out and prime it.

Kent
SM243
Kristy


Re: Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump

sailor63109@...
 

Thanks Alexandre!  I would not be surprised if they are not the same.

I'm probably going to have someone else fix it...makes it tough when the ID plate is gone and you don't have a model number.  Besides, it's a critical piece of gear and it will be good to have a pro look for problems.

Best regards,
Duane


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump - even more questions

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Good afternoon Duane,

Sorry about your issues…

I have the Duo 60, but my SM is from 2000, so not sure it is the same.
If your internet is fast enough here is a link:
http://nikimat.com/water_maker_duo_d60.html

If slow internet, my pump is the CAT 277 - here is the link of the specs and parts:
http://nikimat.com/water_maker_duo_d60/CAT_277_Pump_Specification_Sheet.pdf

Hope that helps…

Sending my sincere wishes of good health, happiness, success and love for 2017.
Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Harbor View Marina, Tortola, BVI




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On Fri, 12/30/16, sailor63109@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump - even more questions
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Friday, December 30, 2016, 12:08 PM


 









Sorry for the mutliple messages...I'm at anchor
and the link keeps getting "sticky".
Does anyone have a guess as to what
Cat Pump Model might be on the Duo 60 from
2005?
Thanks,Duane









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Re: Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump - even more questions

sailor63109@...
 

Sorry for the mutliple messages...I'm at anchor and the link keeps getting "sticky".

Does anyone have a guess as to what Cat Pump Model might be on the Duo 60 from 2005?

Thanks,
Duane


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump - more questions

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

I believe that the manual may be referring to oil half filling the sight glass. The sight glass is front and center on our 160 liter pump made by CAT, and I believe that your DUO 60 has a CAT pump also. Getting the pump connected with two different drive motors may have forced Dessalator to orient the pump such that you don't have a good view of the sight glass which is shaded brown (the color of oil...why do they do that). 

Whenever I don't have a good view I take a photo of the view with a forced flash and look at the photo. Maybe a mirror will also work.

I just opened the cap on mine. There is no oil visible because the oil sump is blocked from view by another part and the oil level is half-way on the sight glass.

Best,

Bill Rouse
BeBe Amel 53 #387
Sent from my tablet
+1832-380-4970 USA Voice Mail


On Dec 30, 2016 1:49 PM, "sailor63109@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 

When I remove the oil cap, I see no oil.  The manual says it should be half full???  There appears to be a sight glass on the back of the white housing and it appears to show full, but it's hard to see with the 230 volt motor


Re: Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump - more questions

sailor63109@...
 

When I remove the oil cap, I see no oil.  The manual says it should be half full???  There appears to be a sight glass on the back of the white housing and it appears to show full, but it's hard to see with the 230 volt motor


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece

Rink De Haan
 

Hi Ian and Judy
We have been in both Leros marinas and they are both fine. Agree with Craig and Catherine that there is not much to do in winter ( even in summer it's limited). For a safe feeling I prefer the organized marina. 
Leros is a great starting point for trips in the region. 
Regards
Rink & Marloes
SY Razor's Edge SM2k #330 Italy. 
_____________________________

From: Ian & Judy ianjudyjenkins@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: vrijdag, december 30, 2016 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece
To: <amelyachtowners@...>


 

Craig and Katherine,   Thanks--looks as though we could be stuck for choice ! Nice position to be in. We are not anticipating needing any work done( famous last words...) and prefer to leave the boat shore in the winter.


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302 Hyeres


From: amelyachtowners@... <amelyachtowners@...> on behalf of sangaris@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: 30 December 2016 12:52:21
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

The two choices on Leros are 1), Leros Marina Evros SA with it's near-to-town location and 2) the Agmar Marine SA with two locations - the Lakki Marina right in town and the Partheni Boat Yard adjacent to the airport on the north end of the island. Agmar is less expensive; their Partheni Boatyard is excellent, if a bit dusty, and you walk to the airport if you're leaving the boat. You can live aboard, with water and electric available throughout the yard and you can do your own work. We rented a nearby cottage for the two weeks we were there, rather than live aboard - great fun. As Peter pointed out they do have their own work force if you want them - my experience was they are very talented. Good chandlery, too.
Craig and Katherine, SN68 Sangaris

---In amelyachtowners@..., wrote :

Hi Mohammad, Aty and Peter, 


Thanks for your replies. Crete is is on the list--the home of my great grandmother--but probably Leros first. Mohammad, I shall be interested to hear  in due course how you get on and whether there is electricity and water available ashore.


 Have a great 2017,


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302, Hyeres



From: amelyachtowners@... <amelyachtowners@...> on behalf of 'Mohammad Shirloo' mshirloo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: 28 December 2016 17:36:29
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

Hi Ian;

 

After doing some research and asking some friends that know the area, we will most likely be leaving Kokomo in Leros on the Hard for the next 4-5 months. We have had good reports so far. We can give you more input of what we experience afterwards.

 

Mohammad and Aty

Amel 54 #099

B&B Kokomo

 

 




Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece

ianjenkins1946 <ianjudyjenkins@hotmail.com>
 

Craig and Katherine,   Thanks--looks as though we could be stuck for choice ! Nice position to be in. We are not anticipating needing any work done( famous last words...) and prefer to leave the boat shore in the winter.


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302 Hyeres


From: amelyachtowners@... on behalf of sangaris@... [amelyachtowners]
Sent: 30 December 2016 12:52:21
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

The two choices on Leros are 1), Leros Marina Evros SA with it's near-to-town location and 2) the Agmar Marine SA with two locations - the Lakki Marina right in town and the Partheni Boat Yard adjacent to the airport on the north end of the island. Agmar is less expensive; their Partheni Boatyard is excellent, if a bit dusty, and you walk to the airport if you're leaving the boat. You can live aboard, with water and electric available throughout the yard and you can do your own work. We rented a nearby cottage for the two weeks we were there, rather than live aboard - great fun. As Peter pointed out they do have their own work force if you want them - my experience was they are very talented. Good chandlery, too.
Craig and Katherine, SN68 Sangaris

---In amelyachtowners@..., <ianjudyjenkins@...> wrote :

Hi Mohammad, Aty and Peter, 


Thanks for your replies. Crete is is on the list--the home of my great grandmother--but probably Leros first. Mohammad, I shall be interested to hear  in due course how you get on and whether there is electricity and water available ashore.


 Have a great 2017,


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302, Hyeres



From: amelyachtowners@... on behalf of 'Mohammad Shirloo' mshirloo@... [amelyachtowners]
Sent: 28 December 2016 17:36:29
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

Hi Ian;

 

After doing some research and asking some friends that know the area, we will most likely be leaving Kokomo in Leros on the Hard for the next 4-5 months. We have had good reports so far. We can give you more input of what we experience afterwards.

 

Mohammad and Aty

Amel 54 #099

B&B Kokomo

 

 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] New Owner!

Ben and Gayle Super Maramu #347
 

Hello John,
Congratulations on the beginning of your great adventure.  Gayle and I are on dock 4 and will be here until 20 January.  If you have questions or need help, let us know.   Look forward to meeting you.
Ben


Ben and Gayle
La Bella Vita
SM #347
Currently Bequia St Vincent
Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPad

On Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 3:04 AM, biohead@... [amelyachtowners] wrote:

 

Greetings fellow Amel owners,

  I am today pleased to be able to introduce myself as the new owner of “Vent de Soleil,”  SM 37 and would like to thank all of you for allowing me to troll your forum for the last year or so, especially Bill Rouse, who has given me a lot of Amel advice behind the scenes. 

 

The boat passed her survey and I signed papers a week before Christmas in Martinique .  I wanted to wait until the payment settled with the previous owners before posting any announcement.   

    The boat was in fabulous condition and after a drive around the island with my surveyor, I decided to forgo any further negotiations and purchase at our pre-survey agreed upon price.

    Bill made introductions for several of you in Martinique who I had hoped to meet before Christmas however, I had a short travel window to complete the survey, which took three full days, and then I “unexpectedly” pulled the trigger, so I spent my last night in Martinique signing papers, drinking champagne, and telling sea stories with the previous owners.

 

I plan to return to Martinique in a few weeks on a much more relaxed schedule and look forward to meeting you all.

 

                             Regards, John



John Clark

Vent de Soleil, SM 037

Le Marin, Martinique



Dessalator Duo 60 Cat Pump

sailor63109@...
 

Today, the watermaker stopped working before it got up to pressure.  I went into the engine room while Peg restarted it and when it neared the green zone on the dial there was a shrieking sound and it shut down again.  That doesn't sound like a seal problem to me...any thoughts?

I'm in West Palm Beach, does anyone know of a good repair shop?

Duane
Wanderer SM#477



Re: Leros marina, Greece

Craig Briggs
 


The two choices on Leros are 1), Leros Marina Evros SA with it's near-to-town location and 2) the Agmar Marine SA with two locations - the Lakki Marina right in town and the Partheni Boat Yard adjacent to the airport on the north end of the island. Agmar is less expensive; their Partheni Boatyard is excellent, if a bit dusty, and you walk to the airport if you're leaving the boat. You can live aboard, with water and electric available throughout the yard and you can do your own work. We rented a nearby cottage for the two weeks we were there, rather than live aboard - great fun. As Peter pointed out they do have their own work force if you want them - my experience was they are very talented. Good chandlery, too.
Craig and Katherine, SN68 Sangaris

---In amelyachtowners@..., <ianjudyjenkins@...> wrote :

Hi Mohammad, Aty and Peter, 


Thanks for your replies. Crete is is on the list--the home of my great grandmother--but probably Leros first. Mohammad, I shall be interested to hear  in due course how you get on and whether there is electricity and water available ashore.


 Have a great 2017,


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302, Hyeres



From: amelyachtowners@... <amelyachtowners@...> on behalf of 'Mohammad Shirloo' mshirloo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: 28 December 2016 17:36:29
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

Hi Ian;

 

After doing some research and asking some friends that know the area, we will most likely be leaving Kokomo in Leros on the Hard for the next 4-5 months. We have had good reports so far. We can give you more input of what we experience afterwards.

 

Mohammad and Aty

Amel 54 #099

B&B Kokomo

 

 


Re: Leros marina, Greece

ianjenkins1946 <ianjudyjenkins@hotmail.com>
 

Hi Mohammad, Aty and Peter, 


Thanks for your replies. Crete is is on the list--the home of my great grandmother--but probably Leros first. Mohammad, I shall be interested to hear  in due course how you get on and whether there is electricity and water available ashore.


 Have a great 2017,


 Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302, Hyeres



From: amelyachtowners@... on behalf of 'Mohammad Shirloo' mshirloo@... [amelyachtowners]
Sent: 28 December 2016 17:36:29
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Leros marina, Greece
 

Hi Ian;

 

After doing some research and asking some friends that know the area, we will most likely be leaving Kokomo in Leros on the Hard for the next 4-5 months. We have had good reports so far. We can give you more input of what we experience afterwards.

 

Mohammad and Aty

Amel 54 #099

B&B Kokomo

 

 


Re: New Owner!

Derick Gates SM2K #400 Brava
 

John,

Congratulations on pulling the trigger!  Brava is just a few boats down the dock to seaward, and I return on the 30th to Le Marin.  Let me know if you need anything at all. I will be leaving Le Marin approximately January 6th.

Derick Gates
SM2K#400
Brava
Currently in slip 487, Le Marin, Martinique


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow thruster LIFTING motor

pjn.mccallin@...
 

Just a note to thank all who have responded regarding my burnt out motor.

I will try and make contact tomorrow to have a motor sent to me in St Maarten and take it from there, as to why it burnt out I haven't a clue but at 13years old I suppose one should expect breakdowns Bit like my knee!!

Regards Patrick.


Super Maramu 2000 No. 397

Oliver Buhlert
 

Hello,

our dream is almost over and we have to think about selling our boat which we really, really love.

We bought it from an owner who took very much care of the boat and sold it to us because we went on care very good for it.

That's why we are looking for someone who goes on with the "tradition" and is knowing that an Amel is not just a boat!!!

We are right know in the Caribbean.

If someone knows someone who is interested in a well maintained Super Maramu 2000 build 2003, let us know.

Oliver & Sabrina


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow thruster LIFTING motor

Andrew & Kate Lamb
 

Hello

 

I replaced the motor for the linear actuator – the model we have is ACLE105 – I got this direct from SNT the original manufacturer. Amel did not have one.

 

Their details are :

 

SNT

2 rue Marcel DASSAULT

ZI de la Croix St Nicolas

94510 La queue en brie

France

 

Email : snt.contact “at” snt.tm.fr or secretariat “at” snt.tm.fr

Web : www.snt.tm.fr

 

You should be able to find the number of the motor on the side to confirm it is the same - they supplied the motor fitted with worm thread. cost was 300 euros including delivery within France.

 

I am afraid that I had to communicate with them in French, but they are a large company so they may respond to English.

 

I hope this helps

 

Andrew

 

Ronpische

SM472 

Canet-en-Roussillon

 

 

From: Bill & Judy Rouse <svbebe@...> on behalf of Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
Date: Thursday, 29 December 2016 at 14:39
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Cc: Andrew Lamb <Andrew.Lamb@...>
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow thruster LIFTING motor

 

Two things that may help.

First, you may find that the owner manager of lil' Budget Marine, named Guy (pronounced gi), may help you...he orders a lot if things directly from France and is a Dessalator dealer. Bring the motor to him.

Second, Andrew Lamb has bought this part in Europe and will be able to tell you more. I CCd him of this email.

I hope this helps you.

Bill Rouse
BeBe Amel 53 #387
Sent from my tablet
+1832-380-4970 USA Voice Mail

 

On Dec 29, 2016 9:07 AM, "pjn.mccallin@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

This message from CARAMELLE #385 2003 model. Am presently anchored in the Lagoon st Martin have discovered that my thruster is not working, in that it will not move down.

Took the cover off the electrical connections box to find one of the diodes had blown.

Then , to cut a long story short traced the fault/cause to the small up/down motor. On taking it apart I found it had totally burnt out, it is solid.

 

Have send an urgent message to Amel/Maude but no reply to see if a new motor could be sent by courier to me in St Martin.

 

Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can get it fixed? Is it made by Amel or is it made for them? any help much appreciated,thanks in anticipation, Patrick.


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow thruster LIFTING motor

Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi Patrick. I believe Amel France is closed until January 2nd.
Regards
Danny
SM 299
Ocean pearl


On Fri, Dec 30, 2016 at 2:06, pjn.mccallin@... [amelyachtowners]
wrote:
 

This message from CARAMELLE #385 2003 model. Am presently anchored in the Lagoon st Martin have discovered that my thruster is not working, in that it will not move down.

Took the cover off the electrical connections box to find one of the diodes had blown.

Then , to cut a long story short traced the fault/cause to the small up/down motor. On taking it apart I found it had totally burnt out, it is solid.


Have send an urgent message to Amel/Maude but no reply to see if a new motor could be sent by courier to me in St Martin.


Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can get it fixed? Is it made by Amel or is it made for them? any help much appreciated,thanks in anticipation, Patrick.


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow thruster LIFTING motor

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

One more thing. Jean COLLIN, manager at Amel Caribbean in Martinique might have that part. His mobile phone is 596 (0) 696 419 045.

Bill Rouse
BeBe Amel 53 #387
Sent from my tablet
+1832-380-4970 USA Voice Mail


On Dec 29, 2016 9:39 AM, "Bill & Judy Rouse" <yahoogroups@...> wrote:

Two things that may help.

First, you may find that the owner manager of lil' Budget Marine, named Guy (pronounced gi), may help you...he orders a lot if things directly from France and is a Dessalator dealer. Bring the motor to him.

Second, Andrew Lamb has bought this part in Europe and will be able to tell you more. I CCd him of this email.

I hope this helps you.

Bill Rouse
BeBe Amel 53 #387
Sent from my tablet
+1832-380-4970 USA Voice Mail


On Dec 29, 2016 9:07 AM, "pjn.mccallin@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 

This message from CARAMELLE #385 2003 model. Am presently anchored in the Lagoon st Martin have discovered that my thruster is not working, in that it will not move down.

Took the cover off the electrical connections box to find one of the diodes had blown.

Then , to cut a long story short traced the fault/cause to the small up/down motor. On taking it apart I found it had totally burnt out, it is solid.


Have send an urgent message to Amel/Maude but no reply to see if a new motor could be sent by courier to me in St Martin.


Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can get it fixed? Is it made by Amel or is it made for them? any help much appreciated,thanks in anticipation, Patrick.


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow thruster LIFTING motor

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Two things that may help.

First, you may find that the owner manager of lil' Budget Marine, named Guy (pronounced gi), may help you...he orders a lot if things directly from France and is a Dessalator dealer. Bring the motor to him.

Second, Andrew Lamb has bought this part in Europe and will be able to tell you more. I CCd him of this email.

I hope this helps you.

Bill Rouse
BeBe Amel 53 #387
Sent from my tablet
+1832-380-4970 USA Voice Mail


On Dec 29, 2016 9:07 AM, "pjn.mccallin@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

This message from CARAMELLE #385 2003 model. Am presently anchored in the Lagoon st Martin have discovered that my thruster is not working, in that it will not move down.

Took the cover off the electrical connections box to find one of the diodes had blown.

Then , to cut a long story short traced the fault/cause to the small up/down motor. On taking it apart I found it had totally burnt out, it is solid.


Have send an urgent message to Amel/Maude but no reply to see if a new motor could be sent by courier to me in St Martin.


Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can get it fixed? Is it made by Amel or is it made for them? any help much appreciated,thanks in anticipation, Patrick.