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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Yanmar 24 volt alternator make/model

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Kent, 

Did you see Eric's email regarding a relay on the engine, either the fan relay or the relay connected to the 24V alternator?

I am hoping that Amel sent you a wiring diagram with the isolated ground kit, and just maybe it shows this wiring diagram.

If so, can you scan it and post it in the Files section?

Bill
BeBe 387, but not for long
Trinidad

On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 2:13 AM, 'sailormon' kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Hi Bill,

Sorry to hear you are leaving BeBe,

It must be very traumatic..

 

UO few questions .

If the little cube relay a 24 or 12 volt relay.

To what are the wires connected?

 

Secondly have  you or anyone else  in the group followed the 2 red wires that come off the Valeo solenoid ?

One wire stops the engine and the other closes the Valeo Solenoid to connect the Battery negative to the engine block,

I have a problem with the wire that closes the ground circuit to connect it to the block. It is a real bear to trace the wire all the way to the engine panel.

 

I am getting annoyed trying to trace these wires and find the open in the circuit.

 

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

-,

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2016 7:35 AM

To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Yanmar 24 volt alternator make/model

 

 

 

On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 3:18 AM, 'sailormon' kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Bill,

To what relay is this thread referring ?

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners @yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2016 1:11 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Yanmar 24 volt alternator make/model

 

 

Yes, Ben. I have been emailing Neils directly with photos, but determined that it is an Amel installed standard 24VDC house battery alternator. Every SM 24VDC alternator I have seen has the optional 175 amp Leece Neville Alternator.

 

Regardless the relay is the same.

 

Sorry if I caused any confusion.

 

Bill

BeBe 387

 

On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 4:44 PM, Ben Driver/YAHOO joedoakes66@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Neils 

I looked closely at picture you posted .  I have exactly same alternator.  No manufacturers' name is on  it.  just CE Label.  Check closely those small wire connections . 



Ben Driver

La Bella Vita

SM #347


On Jul 16, 2016, at 3:26 PM, divanz620@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Neils, 

yes the relay is related to the red lamp

maybe you have a faulty relay (unlikely), but its more likely to be the alternator itself and/or the alternator regulator.

I don't recognise that alternator, maybe someone else with a similar vintage boat can help.

Otherwise you need at least an auto-electrician, but preferably a marine electrician that understands  the Amel isolated ground system, to investigate it.

Good luck

Alan

Elyse SM437

 

 

 



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Red Light on 24 volt panel

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Pat,

A friend had a lightning strike that reset the electronic hour meter to zero on both engines. 

That light is controlled by a relay for the alternator on the engine, which is activated by the start sequence when you turn the key. Possibly you have another victim of the strike...either the relay (most likely) or the alternator, or even possibly the start circuit on the engine panel.

Bill
BeBe 387

On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 2:26 AM, Pat sailw32@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Bill,
Same light just different location. The key is off, engine is off, however the light is still on.

Boat will be hauled tomorrow to check the hull, and then put in a slip for work to begin from the lightning strike near the boat. 

Pat
Shenanigans #123
Anchored tonight in Annapolis



On Jul 24, 2016, at 9:42 PM, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Pat,

I don't have one there. Maybe it is the same red light on the lower left of the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu 2000. If so, it is a warning light that reports that the house bank alternator is not charging.

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


On Jul 24, 2016 8:12 PM, "Patrick Mcaneny sailw32@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

What does the red light mean in the upper left hand corner on the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu.

Thanks,
Pat McAneny
Shenanigans #123

















Re: BeBe Amel Super Maramu 2003 Model #387

SV Perigee
 

Hi Bill & Judy,

Although we've not met, a huge vote of thanks for all the info and assistance you have offer to ourselves as we have been researching and prepping to enter the AMEL community as owners.  Your commitment, time, energy, enthusiasm for all things AMEL, a true devotee, is both awe-inspiring and more than a little bit intimidating.  Your contributions to the community can not be underestimated, and you will be sorely missed.

Leanne & I wish you all the very best as you enjoy your final days afloat, and then swallow the pick to move towards a new life ashore. 

With best regards,

David & Leanne Vogel


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: BeBe Amel Super Maramu 2003 Model #387

Bob Grey
 

Bill and Judy, I've been part of this forum for two years and appreciate  your depth of knowledge and the information in your emails.

You will be missed

Good luck with the next stage of your travels.

Bob Grey
Renaissance III

On Monday, July 25, 2016, 19:10, Andrew Lamb andrew.lamb@... [amelyachtowners] wrote:

 

Dear Bill & Judy

Good luck with the next chapter in your lives and many thanks for your continuous help and support through this forum. It has been invaluable for us throughout the last 4 years that we have had our SM.

All the best

Andrew & Kate
Ronpische 
SM 472
Mallorca


On 24 Jul 2016, at 10:21, eljaroellinghoff@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Judi and Bill cogatulatiob to end your circumnavigation. 

Thank you for your knowledge In the Forum, and I,hope  you share it for a long time

Elja 
SY Baloo SM 222

Messolonghi-Greece


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: BeBe Amel Super Maramu 2003 Model #387

Andrew & Kate Lamb
 

Dear Bill & Judy

Good luck with the next chapter in your lives and many thanks for your continuous help and support through this forum. It has been invaluable for us throughout the last 4 years that we have had our SM.

All the best

Andrew & Kate
Ronpische 
SM 472
Mallorca


On 24 Jul 2016, at 10:21, eljaroellinghoff@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Judi and Bill cogatulatiob to end your circumnavigation. 

Thank you for your knowledge In the Forum, and I,hope  you share it for a long time

Elja 
SY Baloo SM 222

Messolonghi-Greece


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Dessalator membrane Alternative

seagasm@...
 

Thank you Bill.

Kind Regards
Barry & Robyn
Tradewinds III SM 171


Re: Dessalator membrane Alternative

seagasm@...
 

Thank you for your reply to my post, I do appreciate it.

Barry & Robyn
Tradewinds III SM 171


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Red Light on 24 volt panel

Patrick McAneny
 

Bill,
Same light just different location. The key is off, engine is off, however the light is still on.

Boat will be hauled tomorrow to check the hull, and then put in a slip for work to begin from the lightning strike near the boat. 

Pat
Shenanigans #123
Anchored tonight in Annapolis



On Jul 24, 2016, at 9:42 PM, 'Bill & Judy Rouse' yahoogroups@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Pat,

I don't have one there. Maybe it is the same red light on the lower left of the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu 2000. If so, it is a warning light that reports that the house bank alternator is not charging.

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


On Jul 24, 2016 8:12 PM, "Patrick Mcaneny sailw32@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

What does the red light mean in the upper left hand corner on the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu.

Thanks,
Pat McAneny
Shenanigans #123
















Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Yanmar 24 volt alternator make/model

eric freedman
 

Hi Bill,

Sorry to hear you are leaving BeBe,

It must be very traumatic..

 

UO few questions .

If the little cube relay a 24 or 12 volt relay.

To what are the wires connected?

 

Secondly have  you or anyone else  in the group followed the 2 red wires that come off the Valeo solenoid ?

One wire stops the engine and the other closes the Valeo Solenoid to connect the Battery negative to the engine block,

I have a problem with the wire that closes the ground circuit to connect it to the block. It is a real bear to trace the wire all the way to the engine panel.

 

I am getting annoyed trying to trace these wires and find the open in the circuit.

 

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

-,

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2016 7:35 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Yanmar 24 volt alternator make/model

 

 

 

On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 3:18 AM, 'sailormon' kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Bill,

To what relay is this thread referring ?

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners @yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2016 1:11 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Yanmar 24 volt alternator make/model

 

 

Yes, Ben. I have been emailing Neils directly with photos, but determined that it is an Amel installed standard 24VDC house battery alternator. Every SM 24VDC alternator I have seen has the optional 175 amp Leece Neville Alternator.

 

Regardless the relay is the same.

 

Sorry if I caused any confusion.

 

Bill

BeBe 387

 

On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 4:44 PM, Ben Driver/YAHOO joedoakes66@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Neils 

I looked closely at picture you posted .  I have exactly same alternator.  No manufacturers' name is on  it.  just CE Label.  Check closely those small wire connections . 



Ben Driver

La Bella Vita

SM #347


On Jul 16, 2016, at 3:26 PM, divanz620@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Hi Neils, 

yes the relay is related to the red lamp

maybe you have a faulty relay (unlikely), but its more likely to be the alternator itself and/or the alternator regulator.

I don't recognise that alternator, maybe someone else with a similar vintage boat can help.

Otherwise you need at least an auto-electrician, but preferably a marine electrician that understands  the Amel isolated ground system, to investigate it.

Good luck

Alan

Elyse SM437

 

 

 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Red Light on 24 volt panel

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

Pat,

I don't have one there. Maybe it is the same red light on the lower left of the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu 2000. If so, it is a warning light that reports that the house bank alternator is not charging.

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


On Jul 24, 2016 8:12 PM, "Patrick Mcaneny sailw32@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

What does the red light mean in the upper left hand corner on the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu.

Thanks,
Pat McAneny
Shenanigans #123
















Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Red Light on 24 volt panel

Bill Kinney <greatketch@...>
 

Pat,

I don’t have one there either, and I am #160.  Maybe you can post a photo of your panel? Is the light on?  Has it always been on? or off?

Bill Kinney
SM #160, Harmonie
Highlands, NJ
“Ships and men rot in port."





On Jul 24, 2016, at 20:12, Patrick Mcaneny sailw32@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:


What does the red light mean in the upper left hand corner on the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu.

Thanks, 
Pat McAneny
Shenanigans #123


















Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Red Light on 24 volt panel

karkauai
 

Kristy (SM243) doesn't have one, only the alternator light lower left corner.
Kent


On Jul 24, 2016, at 8:12 PM, Patrick Mcaneny sailw32@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

What does the red light mean in the upper left hand corner on the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu.

Thanks,
Pat McAneny
Shenanigans #123
















Red Light on 24 volt panel

Patrick McAneny
 

What does the red light mean in the upper left hand corner on the 24 volt panel on a Super Maramu.

Thanks,
Pat McAneny
Shenanigans #123
















Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] In the market for a late model SM 2000

kilkea2@...
 

if you are interested we have a 2005 amel hull number 466 which is in Trinidad.
you can contact us at kilkea2@...


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] quick barnacle growth on propeller and performance.

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Good morning Joel,

It is quite unusual I don’t use it for so long, but thanks so much for the advice !!! Learnt something else !!!
Yes definitely red wire the engine key!

Always thankful to your contribution to the forum!

Sincerely, Alexandre



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On Sun, 7/24/16, 'Joel Potter' jfpottercys@att.net [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] quick barnacle growth on propeller and performance.
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Date: Sunday, July 24, 2016, 11:04 AM


 









Alexandre, if you will not be
using the boat for weeks or months. Place two heavy duty
BLACK/NOT CLEAR garbage bags over the prop and secure them
very tightly with some plastic wire ties on the space on the
propeller shaft between the prop and the Amel Drive. The
water inside will stagnate and with no light coming in,
these two factors will prevent any growth on the prop. Be
sure to put a RED wire tie on the engine start key to remind
you of this program lest you start the motor and place the
transmission into gear. Ask me how I know this. I used to do
this on my demonstration boats if I knew no test sails would
be done for a while, like during August holidays. That is
the best habit the French ever taught me, the August holiday
thing. Too busy this year, maybe September when all the
tourists have gone home will be better.  As has been said many, many times
on this forum, a perfectly clean Autoprop is absolutely
essential for its proper operation. I have experienced
diminished performance and enhanced vibration with but one
small goose neck barnacle on one prop blade.
Really!  Enjoy your Amel, JoelJoel F. Potter/Cruising Yacht
Specialist LLCTHE EXPERIENCED AMEL GUY
954 462 5869 office954 812 2485 cell    From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:19 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] quick
barnacle growth on propeller and
performance.   
I thought I
should share this (beginner and little embarrassing)
experience to help all the new owners like myself.

Yesterday wanted to do an
engine run, since I had not used it in a month.
Once in gear, I felt more vibration than
usual… (or is it my imagination?)

I couldn’t pass 1350 rpm, then was some black
smoke from the exhaust… &@%#$
A month
ago I easily was able to pass the 1600 rpm…
Off gear, I could pass 1600 rpm (so the engine
is ok…) has to be the transmission or propeller…

Took my pony tank for a
reconnaissance dive.
Was stunned to see the
propeller covered of barnacles…
Last time
I checked, 2.5 months ago, the propeller look like new…
(after over a 1 year of Velox applied to it).

Very interesting in 2 months
in San Juan the propeller so quickly became covered of
barnacles.
Now I understand why my sport
fishing neighbors have their prop cleaned every week…

Put the full scuba gear,
changed both zinc and scrap all the barnacles off the prop,
finishing with scotch sponge.
Most the
Velox was still there, but somehow these barnacles attached
to it.
Also inspect the rest of the hull
which needs some little cleaning… (next project).

This morning, I did the engine
run and was able to reach 2400 rpm (in gear) with no
vibration nor smoke!!!

What
I learnt:
How sensitive is the relation:
“clean prop” with engine rpm.
Some
water will bring lots of growth.
In some
places, Velox will protect very well against barnacles, but
not in some other.
I had zero growth in the
Bahamas, Turks & Caicos nor Dominican Republic.
Now on will dive at least every month to check
the prop, etc.

Hope my
learning experience will help others

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289
NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto
Rico










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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] quick barnacle growth on propeller and performance.

karkauai
 

Thanks Joel! I hadn't heard that one before.  You da man!
Kent


On Jul 24, 2016, at 12:04 PM, 'Joel Potter' jfpottercys@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Alexandre, if you will not be using the boat for weeks or months. Place two heavy duty BLACK/NOT CLEAR garbage bags over the prop and secure them very tightly with some plastic wire ties on the space on the propeller shaft between the prop and the Amel Drive. The water inside will stagnate and with no light coming in, these two factors will prevent any growth on the prop. Be sure to put a RED wire tie on the engine start key to remind you of this program lest you start the motor and place the transmission into gear. Ask me how I know this. I used to do this on my demonstration boats if I knew no test sails would be done for a while, like during August holidays. That is the best habit the French ever taught me, the August holiday thing. Too busy this year, maybe September when all the tourists have gone home will be better.

 

As has been said many, many times on this forum, a perfectly clean Autoprop is absolutely essential for its proper operation. I have experienced diminished performance and enhanced vibration with but one small goose neck barnacle on one prop blade. Really!

 

Enjoy your Amel, 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: Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:19 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] quick barnacle growth on propeller and performance.

 

 


I thought I should share this (beginner and little embarrassing) experience to help all the new owners like myself.

Yesterday wanted to do an engine run, since I had not used it in a month.
Once in gear, I felt more vibration than usual… (or is it my imagination?)

I couldn’t pass 1350 rpm, then was some black smoke from the exhaust… &@%#$
A month ago I easily was able to pass the 1600 rpm…
Off gear, I could pass 1600 rpm (so the engine is ok…) has to be the transmission or propeller…

Took my pony tank for a reconnaissance dive.
Was stunned to see the propeller covered of barnacles…
Last time I checked, 2.5 months ago, the propeller look like new… (after over a 1 year of Velox applied to it).

Very interesting in 2 months in San Juan the propeller so quickly became covered of barnacles.
Now I understand why my sport fishing neighbors have their prop cleaned every week…

Put the full scuba gear, changed both zinc and scrap all the barnacles off the prop, finishing with scotch sponge.
Most the Velox was still there, but somehow these barnacles attached to it.
Also inspect the rest of the hull which needs some little cleaning… (next project).

This morning, I did the engine run and was able to reach 2400 rpm (in gear) with no vibration nor smoke!!!

What I learnt:
How sensitive is the relation: “clean prop” with engine rpm.
Some water will bring lots of growth.
In some places, Velox will protect very well against barnacles, but not in some other.
I had zero growth in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos nor Dominican Republic.
Now on will dive at least every month to check the prop, etc.

Hope my learning experience will help others

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] quick barnacle growth on propeller and performance.

amelforme
 

Alexandre, if you will not be using the boat for weeks or months. Place two heavy duty BLACK/NOT CLEAR garbage bags over the prop and secure them very tightly with some plastic wire ties on the space on the propeller shaft between the prop and the Amel Drive. The water inside will stagnate and with no light coming in, these two factors will prevent any growth on the prop. Be sure to put a RED wire tie on the engine start key to remind you of this program lest you start the motor and place the transmission into gear. Ask me how I know this. I used to do this on my demonstration boats if I knew no test sails would be done for a while, like during August holidays. That is the best habit the French ever taught me, the August holiday thing. Too busy this year, maybe September when all the tourists have gone home will be better.

 

As has been said many, many times on this forum, a perfectly clean Autoprop is absolutely essential for its proper operation. I have experienced diminished performance and enhanced vibration with but one small goose neck barnacle on one prop blade. Really!

 

Enjoy your Amel, 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: Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:19 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] quick barnacle growth on propeller and performance.

 

 


I thought I should share this (beginner and little embarrassing) experience to help all the new owners like myself.

Yesterday wanted to do an engine run, since I had not used it in a month.
Once in gear, I felt more vibration than usual… (or is it my imagination?)

I couldn’t pass 1350 rpm, then was some black smoke from the exhaust… &@%#$
A month ago I easily was able to pass the 1600 rpm…
Off gear, I could pass 1600 rpm (so the engine is ok…) has to be the transmission or propeller…

Took my pony tank for a reconnaissance dive.
Was stunned to see the propeller covered of barnacles…
Last time I checked, 2.5 months ago, the propeller look like new… (after over a 1 year of Velox applied to it).

Very interesting in 2 months in San Juan the propeller so quickly became covered of barnacles.
Now I understand why my sport fishing neighbors have their prop cleaned every week…

Put the full scuba gear, changed both zinc and scrap all the barnacles off the prop, finishing with scotch sponge.
Most the Velox was still there, but somehow these barnacles attached to it.
Also inspect the rest of the hull which needs some little cleaning… (next project).

This morning, I did the engine run and was able to reach 2400 rpm (in gear) with no vibration nor smoke!!!

What I learnt:
How sensitive is the relation: “clean prop” with engine rpm.
Some water will bring lots of growth.
In some places, Velox will protect very well against barnacles, but not in some other.
I had zero growth in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos nor Dominican Republic.
Now on will dive at least every month to check the prop, etc.

Hope my learning experience will help others

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico


[Amel Yacht Owners] quick barnacle growth on propeller and performance.

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

I thought I should share this (beginner and little embarrassing) experience to help all the new owners like myself.

Yesterday wanted to do an engine run, since I had not used it in a month.
Once in gear, I felt more vibration than usual… (or is it my imagination?)

I couldn’t pass 1350 rpm, then was some black smoke from the exhaust… &@%#$
A month ago I easily was able to pass the 1600 rpm…
Off gear, I could pass 1600 rpm (so the engine is ok…) has to be the transmission or propeller…

Took my pony tank for a reconnaissance dive.
Was stunned to see the propeller covered of barnacles…
Last time I checked, 2.5 months ago, the propeller look like new… (after over a 1 year of Velox applied to it).

Very interesting in 2 months in San Juan the propeller so quickly became covered of barnacles.
Now I understand why my sport fishing neighbors have their prop cleaned every week…

Put the full scuba gear, changed both zinc and scrap all the barnacles off the prop, finishing with scotch sponge.
Most the Velox was still there, but somehow these barnacles attached to it.
Also inspect the rest of the hull which needs some little cleaning… (next project).

This morning, I did the engine run and was able to reach 2400 rpm (in gear) with no vibration nor smoke!!!


What I learnt:
How sensitive is the relation: “clean prop” with engine rpm.
Some water will bring lots of growth.
In some places, Velox will protect very well against barnacles, but not in some other.
I had zero growth in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos nor Dominican Republic.
Now on will dive at least every month to check the prop, etc.

Hope my learning experience will help others

Sincerely, Alexandre
SM2K #289 NIKIMAT
Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico


Re: BeBe Amel Super Maramu 2003 Model #387

eljaroellinghoff@...
 

Hi Judi and Bill cogatulatiob to end your circumnavigation. 

Thank you for your knowledge In the Forum, and I,hope  you share it for a long time

Elja 
SY Baloo SM 222

Messolonghi-Greece


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Anchor Chain grade

Germain Jean-Pierre <jgermain@...>
 


Look here in the anchoring section... Huge information.

I went 8 MM G70 grade; you will understand when you read...

Jean-Pierre Germain
Eleuthera SM007


On 24 Jul 2016, at 01:54, mallamok@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

I think that is not a option, the loss of diameter is partly abot 40%. But I will check the conversations to learn more about that.
Thx
Peter
SY WILSON SM 003
La Rochelle
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On Fri, 7/22/16, Kent Robertson karkauai@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Anchor Chain grade
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Friday, July 22, 2016, 4:01 PM

Any chance you could
regalvanize it instead of buying new chain?  If it just
looks rusty without loss of diameter, that might save quite
a bit.  There are a couple of threads about this in the
last few years.  Search Conversations for chain
regalvanize.
Kent

On Jul 22, 2016, at 11:56 AM, Kent Robertson karkauai@...
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
wrote:

Your gypsy should be
marked to specify chain size.  If not, take your gypsy with
you and confirm the chain size.  Even 1-2 mm per link can
make a significant difference.
Kent
SM 243
Kristy



On Jul 22, 2016, at 10:32 AM,
mallamok@...
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>
wrote:


thank you Bill, very helpful.