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Re: Sharki Transmission problem

jjjk12s <jjjk12s@...>
 

Tom,

It makes sense that you would have a Hurth HBW250 like Stargazer. Typical Amel to put a larger one than the minimum, I have a HBW250 but on a 60 hp Perkins on my Maramu. If you need spares it is now ZF25M. There is also a ZF25 which is a differnt (hydraulically actuated) gearbox.

Another website you might find helpful is:
http://www.zf.com/corporate/en/products/product_range/further_product_ranges/boats/matching_tool/matching_tool_large.html

Regards,
John Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@..., "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Thanks to all of your for the feed back!!

I'm going to re examine the linkage and go from there. The web site links were very helpful, much appreciated, feel like I'm on the right track.

Thanks Again!!

Tom
"Sheila"
Sharki #142
________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Chris Smither
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 04:47
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Fwd: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem




Begin forwarded message:

From: Chris Smither <yachtakwaaba@...<mailto:yachtakwaaba%40yahoo.com>>
Date: 20 May 2013 09:46:27 BST
To: "amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>" <amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>>
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem
Reply-To: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>

Hi Tom,
Once you are certain the linkage is not the problem, you need to find out the model number.
Having found out the model, it should be on a plate on the gearbox, if painted over a careful clean should do the trick, you ask for a "rebuild kit" from ZF, or their local agents.
Any competent workshop should be able to do the rebuild, the kit includes bearings,seals, drive discs etc.
I have just had our HBW 250 rebuilt - it is now the ZF 25.

Good Luck

Mike
Santorin 027

On 20 May 2013, at 06:09, "jjjk12s" <jjjk12s@...<mailto:jjjk12s%40yahoo.com>> wrote:

Tom,

I would guess it would likely be a Hurth HBW150 or HBW100. Try google and see if it looks like yours. They are now ZF. (HBW150 = ZF15M). Rather than make suggestions that may lead you on a wild goose chase the following link may help ....

http://www.foleyengines.com/resources/tech-tips/hurth-marine-transmissions-ins-and-outs-basic-service

(I have never had any dealings with the company but their website looks helpful.) Now I am wondering when I last changed the gearbox oil on my boat:)
John, Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@> wrote:

Hi Dave,

Yes. I should have mentioned this. I have tried this and it seems to make no difference.
Any thoughts on what type of Transmissions Amel used back them?

Thanks,

Tom


Tom Fisher RRT
Research Coordinator
Asthma Research Unit,
Queen's University
102 Stuart St.
Kingston,ON., K7L 2V6
613-549-6666 ext 2798
P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail



________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>] On Behalf Of Dave_Benjamin
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 14:31
To: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com><mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142





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Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem

Gene Carter <geneccarter@...>
 

Stargazer Sharki 186

Perkins 4.108 came with Hurth 250 with a gear ration of 2.5 ish can look it my records if you need more detail




 
 
 
Go Sailing

Gene C Carter
9540 Semiahmoo Pkw #120
Blaine WA 98230
Cell (360) 815-5388


________________________________
From: "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...>
To: "'amelyachtowners@...'" <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 6:56 AM
Subject: RE: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



 
Thanks to all of your for the feed back!!

I'm going to re examine the linkage and go from there. The web site links were very helpful, much appreciated, feel like I'm on the right track.

Thanks Again!!

Tom
"Sheila"
Sharki #142
________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Chris Smither
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 04:47
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Fwd: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem

Begin forwarded message:

From: Chris Smither <yachtakwaaba@...<mailto:yachtakwaaba%40yahoo.com>>
Date: 20 May 2013 09:46:27 BST
To: "amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>" <amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>>
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem
Reply-To: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>

Hi Tom,
Once you are certain the linkage is not the problem, you need to find out the model number.
Having found out the model, it should be on a plate on the gearbox, if painted over a careful clean should do the trick, you ask for a "rebuild kit" from ZF, or their local agents.
Any competent workshop should be able to do the rebuild, the kit includes bearings,seals, drive discs etc.
I have just had our HBW 250 rebuilt - it is now the ZF 25.

Good Luck

Mike
Santorin 027

On 20 May 2013, at 06:09, "jjjk12s" <jjjk12s@...<mailto:jjjk12s%40yahoo.com>> wrote:

Tom,

I would guess it would likely be a Hurth HBW150 or HBW100. Try google and see if it looks like yours. They are now ZF. (HBW150 = ZF15M). Rather than make suggestions that may lead you on a wild goose chase the following link may help ....

http://www.foleyengines.com/resources/tech-tips/hurth-marine-transmissions-ins-and-outs-basic-service

(I have never had any dealings with the company but their website looks helpful.) Now I am wondering when I last changed the gearbox oil on my boat:)
John, Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Hi Dave,

Yes. I should have mentioned this. I have tried this and it seems to make no difference.
Any thoughts on what type of Transmissions Amel used back them?

Thanks,

Tom


Tom Fisher RRT
Research Coordinator
Asthma Research Unit,
Queen's University
102 Stuart St.
Kingston,ON., K7L 2V6
613-549-6666 ext 2798
P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail



________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>] On Behalf Of Dave_Benjamin
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 14:31
To: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com><mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142










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Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem

Fisher, Thomas W.
 

Thanks to all of your for the feed back!!

I'm going to re examine the linkage and go from there. The web site links were very helpful, much appreciated, feel like I'm on the right track.

Thanks Again!!

Tom
"Sheila"
Sharki #142
________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Chris Smither
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 04:47
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Fwd: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem




Begin forwarded message:

From: Chris Smither <yachtakwaaba@...<mailto:yachtakwaaba%40yahoo.com>>
Date: 20 May 2013 09:46:27 BST
To: "amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>" <amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>>
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem
Reply-To: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>

Hi Tom,
Once you are certain the linkage is not the problem, you need to find out the model number.
Having found out the model, it should be on a plate on the gearbox, if painted over a careful clean should do the trick, you ask for a "rebuild kit" from ZF, or their local agents.
Any competent workshop should be able to do the rebuild, the kit includes bearings,seals, drive discs etc.
I have just had our HBW 250 rebuilt - it is now the ZF 25.

Good Luck

Mike
Santorin 027

On 20 May 2013, at 06:09, "jjjk12s" <jjjk12s@...<mailto:jjjk12s%40yahoo.com>> wrote:

Tom,

I would guess it would likely be a Hurth HBW150 or HBW100. Try google and see if it looks like yours. They are now ZF. (HBW150 = ZF15M). Rather than make suggestions that may lead you on a wild goose chase the following link may help ....

http://www.foleyengines.com/resources/tech-tips/hurth-marine-transmissions-ins-and-outs-basic-service

(I have never had any dealings with the company but their website looks helpful.) Now I am wondering when I last changed the gearbox oil on my boat:)
John, Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Hi Dave,

Yes. I should have mentioned this. I have tried this and it seems to make no difference.
Any thoughts on what type of Transmissions Amel used back them?

Thanks,

Tom


Tom Fisher RRT
Research Coordinator
Asthma Research Unit,
Queen's University
102 Stuart St.
Kingston,ON., K7L 2V6
613-549-6666 ext 2798
P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail



________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>] On Behalf Of Dave_Benjamin
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 14:31
To: amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com><mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142














[Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem

Chris Smither <yachtakwaaba@...>
 

Begin forwarded message:

From: Chris Smither <yachtakwaaba@...>
Date: 20 May 2013 09:46:27 BST
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Subject: Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem
Reply-To: amelyachtowners@...

Hi Tom,
Once you are certain the linkage is not the problem, you need to find out the model number.
Having found out the model, it should be on a plate on the gearbox, if painted over a careful clean should do the trick, you ask for a "rebuild kit" from ZF, or their local agents.
Any competent workshop should be able to do the rebuild, the kit includes bearings,seals, drive discs etc.
I have just had our HBW 250 rebuilt - it is now the ZF 25.

Good Luck

Mike
Santorin 027

On 20 May 2013, at 06:09, "jjjk12s" <jjjk12s@...> wrote:

Tom,

I would guess it would likely be a Hurth HBW150 or HBW100. Try google and see if it looks like yours. They are now ZF. (HBW150 = ZF15M). Rather than make suggestions that may lead you on a wild goose chase the following link may help ....

http://www.foleyengines.com/resources/tech-tips/hurth-marine-transmissions-ins-and-outs-basic-service

(I have never had any dealings with the company but their website looks helpful.) Now I am wondering when I last changed the gearbox oil on my boat:)
John, Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@..., "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Hi Dave,

Yes. I should have mentioned this. I have tried this and it seems to make no difference.
Any thoughts on what type of Transmissions Amel used back them?

Thanks,

Tom


Tom Fisher RRT
Research Coordinator
Asthma Research Unit,
Queen's University
102 Stuart St.
Kingston,ON., K7L 2V6
613-549-6666 ext 2798
P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail



________________________________
From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Dave_Benjamin
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 14:31
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142





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Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem

Chris Smither <yachtakwaaba@...>
 

Hi Tom,
Once you are certain the linkage is not the problem, you need to find out the model number.
Having found out the model, it should be on a plate on the gearbox, if painted over a careful clean should do the trick, you ask for a "rebuild kit" from ZF, or their local agents.
Any competent workshop should be able to do the rebuild, the kit includes bearings,seals, drive discs etc.
I have just had our HBW 250 rebuilt - it is now the ZF 25.

Good Luck

Mike
Santorin 027

On 20 May 2013, at 06:09, "jjjk12s" <jjjk12s@...> wrote:

Tom,

I would guess it would likely be a Hurth HBW150 or HBW100. Try google and see if it looks like yours. They are now ZF. (HBW150 = ZF15M). Rather than make suggestions that may lead you on a wild goose chase the following link may help ....

http://www.foleyengines.com/resources/tech-tips/hurth-marine-transmissions-ins-and-outs-basic-service

(I have never had any dealings with the company but their website looks helpful.) Now I am wondering when I last changed the gearbox oil on my boat:)
John, Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@..., "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Hi Dave,

Yes. I should have mentioned this. I have tried this and it seems to make no difference.
Any thoughts on what type of Transmissions Amel used back them?

Thanks,

Tom


Tom Fisher RRT
Research Coordinator
Asthma Research Unit,
Queen's University
102 Stuart St.
Kingston,ON., K7L 2V6
613-549-6666 ext 2798
P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail



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From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Dave_Benjamin
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 14:31
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142





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[Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem

jjjk12s <jjjk12s@...>
 

Tom,

I would guess it would likely be a Hurth HBW150 or HBW100. Try google and see if it looks like yours. They are now ZF. (HBW150 = ZF15M). Rather than make suggestions that may lead you on a wild goose chase the following link may help ....

http://www.foleyengines.com/resources/tech-tips/hurth-marine-transmissions-ins-and-outs-basic-service

(I have never had any dealings with the company but their website looks helpful.) Now I am wondering when I last changed the gearbox oil on my boat:)
John, Maramu #91

--- In amelyachtowners@..., "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Hi Dave,

Yes. I should have mentioned this. I have tried this and it seems to make no difference.
Any thoughts on what type of Transmissions Amel used back them?

Thanks,

Tom


Tom Fisher RRT
Research Coordinator
Asthma Research Unit,
Queen's University
102 Stuart St.
Kingston,ON., K7L 2V6
613-549-6666 ext 2798
P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail



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From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Dave_Benjamin
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 14:31
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142





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Re: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem

Fisher, Thomas W.
 

Hi Dave,

Yes. I should have mentioned this. I have tried this and it seems to make no difference.
Any thoughts on what type of Transmissions Amel used back them?

Thanks,

Tom


Tom Fisher RRT
Research Coordinator
Asthma Research Unit,
Queen's University
102 Stuart St.
Kingston,ON., K7L 2V6
613-549-6666 ext 2798
P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail



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From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Dave_Benjamin
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2013 14:31
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel] Re: Sharki Transmission problem



If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@...<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>, "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142







Re: Sharki Transmission problem

Dave_Benjamin
 

If you engage reverse by moving the lever on the transmission itself, do you still have the problem? Just thinking that it would be good to try that to eliminate the cable/linkage as part of the problem.

--- In amelyachtowners@..., "Fisher, Thomas W." <fishert@...> wrote:

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142







Sharki Transmission problem

Fisher, Thomas W.
 

Hello everyone,

My 1986 Sharki, Hull #142 is having some minor trouble shifting into reverse. The problem has been getting worse over the last couple years. It seems the transmission will not engage into reverse until the prop speed has slowed right down or perhaps stopped. I am also unable to read the make of the transmission on our Perkins 4.108.
Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.


Thanks Tom

"Sheila"
Sharki #142


Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

karkauai
 

Do a search of messages on this site for "dodger headroom". There are a few threads describing solutions to the low headroom in the cockpit. I'm 6'1" and have to stoop down when standing in he cockpit...even hunch over a bit when sitting at the helm. I haven't done it yet, and I've put 25000+ nm under the keel, but it is something I will do before I retire to live aboard full time.

There have been a few places I couldn't go due to the 6'9" draft, but wouldn't give up the way she sails to be able to go those few places. One of the things on my wish list was a swing keel. They aren't without problems, though, and I've never regretted my decision to buy an Amel.

Kent
SM 243
Kristy
Currently Brunswick GA, USA
On May 18, 2013, at 10:46 AM, Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...> wrote:

Wow, Kim & george, thanks for such a detailed reply. Much appreciated! In answer: Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes. and Yes.

What you have to say is great to hear, and I'll add that I am the wife :-) , and just being out there doing it in a fine yacht with my family will be fine with me. Our priorities are safety, ease of sailing when one of us is busy with the kids, and safety (robust, much storage etc). I never seem to read anything negative about these yachts and can't see why there are so few here in Oz. I imagine that some of it is that purists have stuff to say about the look of them, but we find them to be pleasing to the eye. We were nearly ready to buy a Little harbor 50, so it's like comparing apples with oranges, as far as we can see from here.
We appreciate that priorities are different once you guys have actually been out there doing it, so it's hard to buy the right one when we are yet to set off. We really are happy with compromise on many levels though, so it widens our options somewhat.
I like that you mention that she is well-balanced and sturdy. We are really struggling with the draft considering that we enjoy remote places on land so dont want to narrow our choices of anchorages (and take unnecessary risks, yep safety again) with deep draft. Are you happy with your yacht's draft considering you've been cruising for so long?

One last question; we are not small people. 6'5"and 6" hence our kids are also tall. Is this going to be a problem re access to systems and getting around?

I must say that I am looking forward to meeting at anchorage the generous and friendly people who have helped us make our choice.
Warm regards
Jo

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From: Kimberly Cerillo <kcvabeach@...>
To: amelyachtowners@...
Sent: Thursday, 16 May 2013 6:54 AM
Subject: RE: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners



Hi Jo,

Here goes –

Do you want to actually enjoy sailing? Do you want your family to enjoy sailing? Do you want a yacht that can take you around the world in comfort and ease? Do you want a yacht that enjoys a reputation that is top notch in the industry? Do you want a vessel that has been so well thought out that improvement is relatively unheard of?

Amel is all this and more!

To begin with, she is a forgiving vessel that you will enjoy sailing with electric winches and furling (read ‘no grunt work wrestling sails up and down), an incredibly comfortable center cockpit and a layout below decks that ensures comfort and safety as well as privacy amongst captain/crew with two cabins and two heads, situated at opposite ends of the vessel and has the added safety of water tight bulkheads (fore/aft and engine room). Couple this with the washer/dryer combo, dishwasher and unsurpassed storage, beautiful wood interior and appointments and your wife will be a happy camper! Stainless steel lifelines encircle the decks, a rarity amongst production sailing vessels, and the hard dodger will keep you warm/cool and dry (when coupled with the waterproof canopy). Amels are incredibly well balanced vessels, and when the sails are set correctly, one can sail the vessel with little to no steering corrections.

Dual autopilots are great on passages (long or short) and deck storage is also great for all your lines/fenders/anchors/toys.

In five years of sailing the Supermaramu Millenium 2000 with about 15K nautical miles, primarily just my husband and I (55 and 53 years old) we have never had any real problems with the vessel. The cockpit is dry, below decks is very dry and the ride is comfortable.

Each person has their own set of wants/needs in a vessel, but if you were to purchase an Amel, I think you and your family would have made a great investment for the adventure of a lifetime!

Kim and George

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Daisy Donald
Sent: Monday, May 13, 2013 6:26 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

Hi Amel owners,
We're so glad to see that Amel owners are really proud of their yachts and we're looking at them seriously for our family of four to go long term cruising. Can anyone do a "hard sell"on us as to why they're so great? We are of the mind that you're buying a top-notch system, among other things, when you go with Amel, and we like the idea that employees share the ups and downs of the company (ie great service). Apart from that we love how they look & the type sailing they seem to offer :-)
So why Amel Super Maramu? This is the big plunge for us and there aren't many to view in Australia so we'd love your feedback.
Many thanks,
Jo
Western Australia (for now!)

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From: Richard03801 <richard03801@... <mailto:richard03801%40yahoo.com> >
To: "amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> " <amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> >
Cc: "amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> " <amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> >
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

Welcome aboard. Glad you got an Amel.

Regards
Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On May 12, 2013, at 15:08, "brucemoroney" <bruce@... <mailto:bruce%40alaskawings.com> > wrote:

Hello all AMEL owners and lovers of these great sailing vessels. I joined this site because of my interest in these boats and wanting to learn more. It wasn't long before I knew this was the vessel for me.

Since I live in Alaska it's been an exhausting search taking me to Hawaii, West and East Coast and USVI to find the right boat. May 7th my wife and I finalized our purchase of "Morning Dove" a 46' Maramu in Virginia. If you have seen this boat on Yacht World, well it's no longer available, it's now mine…

Morning Dove was originally Henri Amel's personal yacht. Its last owner has sailed it for most of its life, crossing the Atlantic many times. If anyone is familiar with Morning Dove, I'd be interested in hearing from you.

I plan some upgrades this summer then to the Caribbean in the fall then next spring through the cannel then who knows where! I will be looking for interested crew willing to share expenses so drop a note. morningdove@... <mailto:morningdove%40alaskawings.com> .

I will also be looking forward to this site for is wealth of information and share some of mine.
Fair Winds

Bruce & Diana Moroney
www.alaskawings.com

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Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

karkauai
 

Don't go unless you are prepared to move heaven and earth to find your own! And don't say you weren't warned (-;
Kent
On May 18, 2013, at 10:52 AM, Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...> wrote:

Thanks for this, Kent. It really does sound that easy. Yes we've done hours and hours of reading and jumped onto this site so we could ascertain whether or not the reality for you guys matches the written word from reviewers and manufacturer ;-)
We've also heard that they are very dry, so thanks for your note on that. Aaah the smell of a musty yacht!

Yes, speed is a big issue for us, for those days when you need it. Some makes we've loved have just been too sluggish when it counts.

A kind owner has offered for us to join their passage in Oz which is so generous. Now I must type a reply to them :-)

Thanks again,
Jo

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From: Kent Robertson <karkauai@...>
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: Thursday, 16 May 2013 8:25 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners



Hi Daisy,
I'm sure you are by now well versed in Amels' monocoque construction, redundant safety and convenience systems, etc etc etc...what you probably haven't experienced is the comfortable and fast ride in most conditions. They are truly ocean boats but not so heavy that they slog along at intolerably slow speeds. Au contraire. They will speed along at 7+ kts in anything over 12 kts of wind. I have averaged at least 6 kts on all of my passages and have averaged close to 8 kts on a couple of passages when the wind was just right. When you are heeling close to 15 degrees its time to reef...that means pushing a few buttons, not climbing out on the deck to tie one in. You'll reef earlier and more often because its so easy. The cabin is dry and smells fresh even when the boat has been closed up for weeks.

Find someone in Oz who will take you out for a sail...you will be hooked!

Best of luck
Kent
SM243
Kristy

Sent from my iPhone

On May 13, 2013, at 6:25 AM, Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...> wrote:

Hi Amel owners,
We're so glad to see that Amel owners are really proud of their yachts and we're looking at them seriously for our family of four to go long term cruising. Can anyone do a "hard sell"on us as to why they're so great? We are of the mind that you're buying a top-notch system, among other things, when you go with Amel, and we like the idea that employees share the ups and downs of the company (ie great service). Apart from that we love how they look & the type sailing they seem to offer :-)
So why Amel Super Maramu? This is the big plunge for us and there aren't many to view in Australia so we'd love your feedback.
Many thanks,
Jo
Western Australia (for now!)

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From: Richard03801 <richard03801@...>
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Cc: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners



Welcome aboard. Glad you got an Amel.

Regards
Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On May 12, 2013, at 15:08, "brucemoroney" <bruce@...> wrote:

Hello all AMEL owners and lovers of these great sailing vessels. I joined this site because of my interest in these boats and wanting to learn more. It wasn't long before I knew this was the vessel for me.

Since I live in Alaska it's been an exhausting search taking me to Hawaii, West and East Coast and USVI to find the right boat. May 7th my wife and I finalized our purchase of "Morning Dove" a 46' Maramu in Virginia. If you have seen this boat on Yacht World, well it's no longer available, it's now mine…

Morning Dove was originally Henri Amel's personal yacht. Its last owner has sailed it for most of its life, crossing the Atlantic many times. If anyone is familiar with Morning Dove, I'd be interested in hearing from you.

I plan some upgrades this summer then to the Caribbean in the fall then next spring through the cannel then who knows where! I will be looking for interested crew willing to share expenses so drop a note. morningdove@....

I will also be looking forward to this site for is wealth of information and share some of mine.
Fair Winds

Bruce & Diana Moroney
www.alaskawings.com

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Re: [Amel] Strange item found on Maramu

mikon18084 <mkbiz@...>
 

Ah thanks ! That's why I couldn't figure it out. The cross panel seems not to be original on my boat.

Michael

--- In amelyachtowners@..., Merry Wallace <svairops@...> wrote:

This attaches to the cross panel between the two v-berth lockers to support the forward end of the lee boards. We've never used ours but do have it onboard -- somewhere!
Dave & Merry
S/v Air Ops
Maramu 104
Sea of Cortez

Sent from my iPad

On May 18, 2013, at 2:58 AM, "mikon18084" <mkbiz@...> wrote:

A question for other Maramu owners:

While roaming through the lockers on my #148 I found this item:

http://www.sioned.de/sail/P1000315.jpg

It looks original. So anyone know what it is and what it is supposed to be used for ? Can't think of any place to go for it right now.

Michael


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Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...>
 

Thanks for this, Kent. It really does sound that easy.  Yes we've done hours and hours of reading and jumped onto this site so we could ascertain whether or not the reality for you guys matches the written word from reviewers and manufacturer ;-)
We've also heard that they are very dry, so thanks for your note on that.  Aaah the smell of a musty yacht!

Yes, speed is a big issue for us, for those days when you need it.  Some makes we've loved have just been too sluggish when it counts.

A kind owner has offered for us to join their passage in Oz which is so generous. Now I must type a reply to them :-)


Thanks again,
Jo



________________________________
From: Kent Robertson <karkauai@...>
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: Thursday, 16 May 2013 8:25 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners



 
Hi Daisy,
I'm sure you are by now well versed in Amels' monocoque construction, redundant safety and convenience systems, etc etc etc...what you probably haven't experienced is the comfortable and fast ride in most conditions. They are truly ocean boats but not so heavy that they slog along at intolerably slow speeds. Au contraire. They will speed along at 7+ kts in anything over 12 kts of wind. I have averaged at least 6 kts on all of my passages and have averaged close to 8 kts on a couple of passages when the wind was just right. When you are heeling close to 15 degrees its time to reef...that means pushing a few buttons, not climbing out on the deck to tie one in. You'll reef earlier and more often because its so easy. The cabin is dry and smells fresh even when the boat has been closed up for weeks.

Find someone in Oz who will take you out for a sail...you will be hooked!

Best of luck
Kent
SM243
Kristy
On May 13, 2013, at 6:25 AM, Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...> wrote:

Hi Amel owners,
We're so glad to see that Amel owners are really proud of their yachts and we're looking at them seriously for our family of four to go long term cruising. Can anyone do a "hard sell"on us as to why they're so great? We are of the mind that you're buying a top-notch system, among other things, when you go with Amel, and we like the idea that employees share the ups and downs of the company (ie great service). Apart from that we love how they look & the type sailing they seem to offer :-)
So why Amel Super Maramu? This is the big plunge for us and there aren't many to view in Australia so we'd love your feedback.
Many thanks,
Jo
Western Australia (for now!)

________________________________
From: Richard03801 <richard03801@...>
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Cc: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners



Welcome aboard. Glad you got an Amel.

Regards
Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On May 12, 2013, at 15:08, "brucemoroney" <bruce@...> wrote:

Hello all AMEL owners and lovers of these great sailing vessels. I joined this site because of my interest in these boats and wanting to learn more. It wasn't long before I knew this was the vessel for me.

Since I live in Alaska it's been an exhausting search taking me to Hawaii, West and East Coast and USVI to find the right boat. May 7th my wife and I finalized our purchase of "Morning Dove" a 46' Maramu in Virginia. If you have seen this boat on Yacht World, well it's no longer available, it's now mine…

Morning Dove was originally Henri Amel's personal yacht. Its last owner has sailed it for most of its life, crossing the Atlantic many times. If anyone is familiar with Morning Dove, I'd be interested in hearing from you.

I plan some upgrades this summer then to the Caribbean in the fall then next spring through the cannel then who knows where! I will be looking for interested crew willing to share expenses so drop a note. morningdove@....

I will also be looking forward to this site for is wealth of information and share some of mine.
Fair Winds

Bruce & Diana Moroney
www.alaskawings.com

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Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...>
 

Wow, Kim & george, thanks for such a detailed reply. Much appreciated!  In answer: Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes. and Yes.

What you have to say is great to hear, and I'll add that I am the wife :-) , and just being out there doing it in a fine yacht with my family will be fine with me. Our priorities are safety, ease of sailing when one of us is busy with the kids, and safety (robust, much storage etc). I never seem to read anything negative about these yachts and can't see why there are so few here in Oz.  I imagine that some of it is that purists have stuff to say about the look of them, but we find them to be pleasing to the eye.  We were nearly ready to buy a Little harbor 50, so it's like comparing apples with oranges, as far as we can see from here.
We appreciate that priorities are different once you guys have actually been out there doing it, so it's hard to buy the right one when we are yet to set off.  We really are happy with compromise on many levels though, so it widens our options somewhat.
I like that you mention that she is well-balanced and sturdy.  We are really struggling with the draft considering that we enjoy remote places on land so dont want to narrow our choices of anchorages (and take unnecessary risks, yep safety again) with deep draft.  Are you happy with your yacht's draft considering you've been cruising for so long?

One last question; we are not small people. 6'5"and 6" hence our kids are also tall.  Is this going to be a problem re access to systems and getting around?

I must say that I am looking forward to meeting at anchorage the generous and friendly people who have helped us make our choice. 
Warm regards
Jo




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From: Kimberly Cerillo <kcvabeach@...>
To: amelyachtowners@...
Sent: Thursday, 16 May 2013 6:54 AM
Subject: RE: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners



 
Hi Jo,

Here goes –

Do you want to actually enjoy sailing? Do you want your family to enjoy sailing? Do you want a yacht that can take you around the world in comfort and ease? Do you want a yacht that enjoys a reputation that is top notch in the industry? Do you want a vessel that has been so well thought out that improvement is relatively unheard of?

Amel is all this and more!

To begin with, she is a forgiving vessel that you will enjoy sailing with electric winches and furling (read ‘no grunt work wrestling sails up and down), an incredibly comfortable center cockpit and a layout below decks that ensures comfort and safety as well as privacy amongst captain/crew with two cabins and two heads, situated at opposite ends of the vessel and has the added safety of water tight bulkheads (fore/aft and engine room). Couple this with the washer/dryer combo, dishwasher and unsurpassed storage, beautiful wood interior and appointments and your wife will be a happy camper! Stainless steel lifelines encircle the decks, a rarity amongst production sailing vessels, and the hard dodger will keep you warm/cool and dry (when coupled with the waterproof canopy). Amels are incredibly well balanced vessels, and when the sails are set correctly, one can sail the vessel with little to no steering corrections.

Dual autopilots are great on passages (long or short) and deck storage is also great for all your lines/fenders/anchors/toys.

In five years of sailing the Supermaramu Millenium 2000 with about 15K nautical miles, primarily just my husband and I (55 and 53 years old) we have never had any real problems with the vessel. The cockpit is dry, below decks is very dry and the ride is comfortable.

Each person has their own set of wants/needs in a vessel, but if you were to purchase an Amel, I think you and your family would have made a great investment for the adventure of a lifetime!

Kim and George

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of Daisy Donald
Sent: Monday, May 13, 2013 6:26 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

Hi Amel owners,
We're so glad to see that Amel owners are really proud of their yachts and we're looking at them seriously for our family of four to go long term cruising. Can anyone do a "hard sell"on us as to why they're so great? We are of the mind that you're buying a top-notch system, among other things, when you go with Amel, and we like the idea that employees share the ups and downs of the company (ie great service). Apart from that we love how they look & the type sailing they seem to offer :-)
So why Amel Super Maramu? This is the big plunge for us and there aren't many to view in Australia so we'd love your feedback.
Many thanks,
Jo
Western Australia (for now!)

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From: Richard03801 <richard03801@... <mailto:richard03801%40yahoo.com> >
To: "amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> " <amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> >
Cc: "amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> " <amelyachtowners@... <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> >
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

Welcome aboard. Glad you got an Amel.

Regards
Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On May 12, 2013, at 15:08, "brucemoroney" <bruce@... <mailto:bruce%40alaskawings.com> > wrote:

Hello all AMEL owners and lovers of these great sailing vessels. I joined this site because of my interest in these boats and wanting to learn more. It wasn't long before I knew this was the vessel for me.

Since I live in Alaska it's been an exhausting search taking me to Hawaii, West and East Coast and USVI to find the right boat. May 7th my wife and I finalized our purchase of "Morning Dove" a 46' Maramu in Virginia. If you have seen this boat on Yacht World, well it's no longer available, it's now mine…

Morning Dove was originally Henri Amel's personal yacht. Its last owner has sailed it for most of its life, crossing the Atlantic many times. If anyone is familiar with Morning Dove, I'd be interested in hearing from you.

I plan some upgrades this summer then to the Caribbean in the fall then next spring through the cannel then who knows where! I will be looking for interested crew willing to share expenses so drop a note. morningdove@... <mailto:morningdove%40alaskawings.com> .

I will also be looking forward to this site for is wealth of information and share some of mine.
Fair Winds

Bruce & Diana Moroney
www.alaskawings.com

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Re: [Amel] Strange item found on Maramu

David Wallace
 

This attaches to the cross panel between the two v-berth lockers to support the forward end of the lee boards. We've never used ours but do have it onboard -- somewhere!
Dave & Merry
S/v Air Ops
Maramu 104
Sea of Cortez

On May 18, 2013, at 2:58 AM, "mikon18084" <mkbiz@...> wrote:

A question for other Maramu owners:

While roaming through the lockers on my #148 I found this item:

http://www.sioned.de/sail/P1000315.jpg

It looks original. So anyone know what it is and what it is supposed to be used for ? Can't think of any place to go for it right now.

Michael


Strange item found on Maramu

mikon18084 <mkbiz@...>
 

A question for other Maramu owners:

While roaming through the lockers on my #148 I found this item:

http://www.sioned.de/sail/P1000315.jpg

It looks original. So anyone know what it is and what it is supposed to be used for ? Can't think of any place to go for it right now.

Michael


Re: "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

seafeverofcuan <seafeverofcuan@...>
 

Dear Jo,
You will never find anyone on this site that will "hard sell' anything to do with Amel.
You certainly will find many informed postings from some very intelligent people, both current and past owners based on real and truthful experiences.
Should you purchase an Amel then you are joining a family of like minded people who care passionately about their boats.

You will notice that very few are ever modified, because if you are patient and wait for at least two years after ownership you will come around to the Amel way of doing things and realise that "your good idea" would not have worked out so well.
The Super Maramu has evolved over many years based on real ocean sailing experience and has a depth of integrity in design and construction unlike another production boat that i know.

Understand and keep both your feet on the ground, it is still a boat, it is like a small town in terms of electrical and water systems all of these need regular maintenance and replacement and that comes at a cost. If you check out the excellent blog for sailing vessel "Bebe" you will find some very useful information on true running costs which I can concur with within pennies.

After 25,000 miles and thirty countries visited in my boat, I have never equipment failure or been let down by anything with Amel stamped on it and I have had more than my fair share of mechanical and electrical problems associated with higher than average usage in extreme environments as you would expect.
When something does break there is always a back up system,when you can't get parts there is always a way to fix an Amel to keep going, because it has happened before to someone else and been thought about, then incorporated in to the revised design.

The Amel after sales service is good rather than excellent and has been fraught over the last few years by their refusal to appointment a designated after sales multi lingual manager therefore you enquiries tend to have to wait a little longer if they are posed in English. Parts are expensive and the staff will go out of their way to help you. Amel pride themselves
with having parts for all their boats, sometimes you simply have to wait until they are in stock. The essence of this forum is often helping others locate alternative suppliers and parts

Most importantly, never have I had the slightest concern for the safety of my crew or myself, as sailed properly, a Super Maramu will constantly return 150 to 190 miles every twenty four hours in a sea kindly and comfortable fashion. Should you buy one you will find when you arrive in harbour many other boat owners discussing the inclement conditions that you didn't even notice.

Finally, I will give you a challenge, try and find anywhere one single derogatory word published about an Amel Super Maramu.
Good luck with your search.

Fair winds,
Trevor Lusty
Sea Fever of Cuan
Super Maramu 2000 Red Line
No 425
Mexico

Should you want any further information, contact on trevorlusty@... rather than use up bandwidth here.

--- In amelyachtowners@..., Danny and Yvonne SIMMS <simms@...> wrote:
a
Hi, is it Jo or Daisy,
if you like to contact me on simms@... I may be able to help you to see a Super Maramu.
Regards
Danny
SM 299 Ocean Pearl

From: Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...>
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

 
Hi Amel owners,
We're so glad to see that Amel owners are really proud of their yachts and we're looking at them seriously for our family of four to go long term cruising. Can anyone do a "hard sell"on us as to why they're so great? We are of the mind that you're buying a top-notch system, among other things, when you go with Amel, and we like the idea that employees share the ups and downs of the company (ie great service). Apart from that we love how they look & the type sailing they seem to offer :-)
So why Amel Super Maramu? This is the big plunge for us and there aren't many to view in Australia so we'd love your feedback.
Many thanks,
Jo
Western Australia (for now!)

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From: Richard03801 <mailto:richard03801%40yahoo.com>
To: "mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com" <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Cc: "mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com" <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners


 
Welcome aboard. Glad you got an Amel.

Regards
Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On May 12, 2013, at 15:08, "brucemoroney" <mailto:bruce%40alaskawings.com> wrote:

Hello all AMEL owners and lovers of these great sailing vessels. I joined this site because of my interest in these boats and wanting to learn more. It wasn't long before I knew this was the vessel for me.

Since I live in Alaska it's been an exhausting search taking me to Hawaii, West and East Coast and USVI to find the right boat. May 7th my wife and I finalized our purchase of "Morning Dove" a 46' Maramu in Virginia. If you have seen this boat on Yacht World, well it's no longer available, it's now mine…

Morning Dove was originally Henri Amel's personal yacht. Its last owner has sailed it for most of its life, crossing the Atlantic many times. If anyone is familiar with Morning Dove, I'd be interested in hearing from you.

I plan some upgrades this summer then to the Caribbean in the fall then next spring through the cannel then who knows where! I will be looking for interested crew willing to share expenses so drop a note. mailto:morningdove%40alaskawings.com.

I will also be looking forward to this site for is wealth of information and share some of mine.
Fair Winds

Bruce & Diana Moroney
www.alaskawings.com

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Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi, is it Jo or Daisy,
if you like to contact me on simms@... I may be able to help you to see a Super Maramu.
Regards
Danny
SM 299 Ocean Pearl

From: Daisy Donald <daisydonald7041@...>
To: "amelyachtowners@..." <amelyachtowners@...>
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners

 
Hi Amel owners,
We're so glad to see that Amel owners are really proud of their yachts and we're looking at them seriously for our family of four to go long term cruising. Can anyone do a "hard sell"on us as to why they're so great? We are of the mind that you're buying a top-notch system, among other things, when you go with Amel, and we like the idea that employees share the ups and downs of the company (ie great service). Apart from that we love how they look & the type sailing they seem to offer :-)
So why Amel Super Maramu? This is the big plunge for us and there aren't many to view in Australia so we'd love your feedback.
Many thanks,
Jo
Western Australia (for now!)

________________________________
From: Richard03801 <mailto:richard03801%40yahoo.com>
To: "mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com" <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Cc: "mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com" <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, 13 May 2013 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel] "Morning Dove" 46' Maramu has new owners


 
Welcome aboard. Glad you got an Amel.

Regards
Richard Piller

Cell 603 767 5330

On May 12, 2013, at 15:08, "brucemoroney" <mailto:bruce%40alaskawings.com> wrote:

Hello all AMEL owners and lovers of these great sailing vessels. I joined this site because of my interest in these boats and wanting to learn more. It wasn't long before I knew this was the vessel for me.

Since I live in Alaska it's been an exhausting search taking me to Hawaii, West and East Coast and USVI to find the right boat. May 7th my wife and I finalized our purchase of "Morning Dove" a 46' Maramu in Virginia. If you have seen this boat on Yacht World, well it's no longer available, it's now mine…

Morning Dove was originally Henri Amel's personal yacht. Its last owner has sailed it for most of its life, crossing the Atlantic many times. If anyone is familiar with Morning Dove, I'd be interested in hearing from you.

I plan some upgrades this summer then to the Caribbean in the fall then next spring through the cannel then who knows where! I will be looking for interested crew willing to share expenses so drop a note. mailto:morningdove%40alaskawings.com.

I will also be looking forward to this site for is wealth of information and share some of mine.
Fair Winds

Bruce & Diana Moroney
www.alaskawings.com

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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Super Maramu Climma A/C Water Pump

Judy and Bill aboard SV BeBe <yahoogroups@...>
 

Alexandre,

This is a great pump. At one time I replaced both bearings in ours. The bearings are not part of the rebuild kit. The bearings are sealed and can be found anywhere that bearings are sold. If the bearings are bad, take the motor apart and you will be able to remove the axle with the bearings attached. You will need to find a shop with a hydraulic press to press-off the old ones and press-on the new ones. The pump has a mechanical seal which should be part of the rebuild kit.

If you decide to buy a new pump, save the old one for me...I will rebuild it and keep as a spare...I think it will also work as a replacement for the low pressure pump on the Dessalator 160l watermaker.

Bill
BeBe, SM2k, #387

--- In amelyachtowners@..., "Alex" <uster@...> wrote:


Needed the rebuilt kit for the Carpeda water pump on the A/C.

Local store did not had a clue on the pump...

Just talked to Courtney at Veco-na.com (from the info posted by Bill), she new exactly the pump. Mentionned this is actually the BCM20E Veco part number M67270U - ordered 2 kits.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Seabrook, Texas - USA


--- In amelyachtowners@..., eric <kimberlite@> wrote:

here is the USA Calpeda pump distributor .

Fair Winds,

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





-----Original Message-----
From: Jhawksgpmsales@ [mailto:Jhawksgpmsales@]
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 5:50 PM
To: kimberlt@
Subject: Re: CALPEDA PUMP



Dear Eric:



Thank you for your E-mail and order.



As promised we have confirmed that the pump we ordered for your company
should leave Calpeda's factory on Monday and we would expect it to arrive in
our Dearborn Hts. Distribution Center between Wednesday and Friday of next
week.



Because I will be traveling on business next week I offer our Distribution
Center Manager Mr. Greg Price at 313-278-7867 as a contact. I will copy Greg
on this E-mail.



I have passed on your request that if the shipment comes in to our facility
on Friday to ship to you on your FedEx account for Saturday delivery. If it
comes in prior to Friday our instructions are to ship your account,
afternoon delivery.



Thanks again for your valued order and I hope you will have a pleasant
weekend working on boats. I may do a little of that too.




Best regards, Jeff



Jeff hawks
GPM Midwest Region
491 Lexington Ave.
Mansfield, Ohio 44907
Office 419-756-5228
Mobile 419-543-0856
Fax 419-756-5326
Home 419-589-9081





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From: amelyachtowners@...
[mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of svbebe
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2008 4:32 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Super Maramu Climma A/C Water Pump



Greetings,

The bushing and seal on our Climma A/C Water Pump required replacing
because of a slight leak. When I opened the pump housing I found that
the impeller also needed replacing. The impeller probably became a
victim of electrolysis when our ground strap in the bilge broke
without our notice. It is possible that something else caused the
deterioration as well.

I posted photos in a new folder "Climma A/C."

I contacted Veco-na.com in the US for parts. The had the bushing and
seal to replace the one I had in "spares," but they did not have a new
impeller. I bought a used, but like new impeller from them. This was
the only thing they had.

You might consider adding an impeller to your "spares." Or better
yet, replacing the CALPEDA pump with a new MARCH magnetic pump. I
believe MARCH is the pump that Climma recommends now.

Best,

Bill Rouse
s/v BeBe - SM2 #387





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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Super Maramu Climma A/C Water Pump

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Needed the rebuilt kit for the Carpeda water pump on the A/C.

Local store did not had a clue on the pump...

Just talked to Courtney at Veco-na.com (from the info posted by Bill), she new exactly the pump. Mentionned this is actually the BCM20E Veco part number M67270U - ordered 2 kits.

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Seabrook, Texas - USA

--- In amelyachtowners@..., eric <kimberlite@...> wrote:

here is the USA Calpeda pump distributor .

Fair Winds,

Eric

Amel Super Maramu #376 Kimberlite





-----Original Message-----
From: Jhawksgpmsales@... [mailto:Jhawksgpmsales@...]
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 5:50 PM
To: kimberlt@...
Subject: Re: CALPEDA PUMP



Dear Eric:



Thank you for your E-mail and order.



As promised we have confirmed that the pump we ordered for your company
should leave Calpeda's factory on Monday and we would expect it to arrive in
our Dearborn Hts. Distribution Center between Wednesday and Friday of next
week.



Because I will be traveling on business next week I offer our Distribution
Center Manager Mr. Greg Price at 313-278-7867 as a contact. I will copy Greg
on this E-mail.



I have passed on your request that if the shipment comes in to our facility
on Friday to ship to you on your FedEx account for Saturday delivery. If it
comes in prior to Friday our instructions are to ship your account,
afternoon delivery.



Thanks again for your valued order and I hope you will have a pleasant
weekend working on boats. I may do a little of that too.




Best regards, Jeff



Jeff hawks
GPM Midwest Region
491 Lexington Ave.
Mansfield, Ohio 44907
Office 419-756-5228
Mobile 419-543-0856
Fax 419-756-5326
Home 419-589-9081





_____

From: amelyachtowners@...
[mailto:amelyachtowners@...] On Behalf Of svbebe
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2008 4:32 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Super Maramu Climma A/C Water Pump



Greetings,

The bushing and seal on our Climma A/C Water Pump required replacing
because of a slight leak. When I opened the pump housing I found that
the impeller also needed replacing. The impeller probably became a
victim of electrolysis when our ground strap in the bilge broke
without our notice. It is possible that something else caused the
deterioration as well.

I posted photos in a new folder "Climma A/C."

I contacted Veco-na.com in the US for parts. The had the bushing and
seal to replace the one I had in "spares," but they did not have a new
impeller. I bought a used, but like new impeller from them. This was
the only thing they had.

You might consider adding an impeller to your "spares." Or better
yet, replacing the CALPEDA pump with a new MARCH magnetic pump. I
believe MARCH is the pump that Climma recommends now.

Best,

Bill Rouse
s/v BeBe - SM2 #387





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