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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] newbie from germany

Annsofie <kanalmamman@...>
 

Hi Carsten
We have a Super Maramu in the south of Sweden if you want to have a
look. But OK it isn't a Sharki or a Maramu. I also know that there is
a Super Maramu in Heiligenhafen, unfortunately I don't know the name
of the boat.

I can also recommend you to contact Michel Charpentier, the things he
doesn't know about Amel isn't worth knowing, and he speaks english.

Good luck
Annsofie
S/Y Lady Annila

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, jean-luc MERTZ <jlmertz@...>
wrote:

Wenn Sie eine sehr guten brooker suchen Ich kann ihnen Hern MICHEL
CHARPENTIER in FREJUS / France ratten,

Für die anderen Fragen kann ich Ihnen nicht antworten (habe ein
Super
Maramu) , bite rufen Sie Michel Charpentier,

Für fragen über AMEL Sie können mich direct anrüfen 0033476898320

JL MERTZ
CottonBay
SM2000
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c_fruendt a écrit :

hello all Amel owners, i am Carsten from Hamburg / Germany and i
am
planning to go for a Amel within the next 2 years. I am
considering a
Sharki or Maramu for longterm liveabaord and maybe
circumnavigation.
MY budget will be arround 100-120 k euro and it looks like that it
should be possible to find a decent boat for such amount. I am
also
still considering a Hallberg Rassy 38 which is quite roomy but i
do
not like such high center cockpit, teakdeck etc. In germany you
will
not find a lot Amel so a comparison is difficult for me. I will
travel to the Med in october to see some Amel and to visit a
Maramu
first time.

In case here a any german owner i would like to get in contact.

On question i could not answer with any documentation in the net
or
the leaflets i receive from Amel already: How much space is in the
cockpit of a sharki or maramu, can I sleep on one bank ? I am 1.8
m
high. Sometime on photos the cockpit looks quite small but deep
which
i like because i sailed many year a nordic folkboat.

I would appreciate if you can let me know if there are any Amel
specific points i should check prior to a purchase. The normal
technical points like blister , engine etc i know quite well
already.

I learnt that the headroom in the master room in a Sharki is quite
low so i was receommend only to look out for a Amramu... true ?

The only other negative point i heard is the smelly gray water
sump
in the keel, but it looks like one can change it to a closed tank
maybe ....

Regards from Hamburg carsten


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How to organize the kitchen

Annsofie <kanalmamman@...>
 

Hi
We bought our SuperMaramu (no 232) in 2006 and since then I have moved
around all kitchen gear several times and I am still not happy with it.
Now I have ran out of ideas. So my question is:

How have you organized your kitchen gear (plates, cups, glases, bowls
for preparation etc etc) together with pantry things?

The space for such things that you want to have close to ease up the
kitchen work isn't exactly spacious.

Annsofie
S/Y Lady Annila
Sweden


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] newbie from germany

jean-luc MERTZ <jlmertz@...>
 

Wenn Sie eine sehr guten brooker suchen Ich kann ihnen Hern MICHEL
CHARPENTIER in FREJUS / France ratten,

Für die anderen Fragen kann ich Ihnen nicht antworten (habe ein Super
Maramu) , bite rufen Sie Michel Charpentier,

Für fragen über AMEL Sie können mich direct anrüfen 0033476898320

JL MERTZ
CottonBay
SM2000
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c_fruendt a écrit :

hello all Amel owners, i am Carsten from Hamburg / Germany and i am
planning to go for a Amel within the next 2 years. I am considering a
Sharki or Maramu for longterm liveabaord and maybe circumnavigation.
MY budget will be arround 100-120 k euro and it looks like that it
should be possible to find a decent boat for such amount. I am also
still considering a Hallberg Rassy 38 which is quite roomy but i do
not like such high center cockpit, teakdeck etc. In germany you will
not find a lot Amel so a comparison is difficult for me. I will
travel to the Med in october to see some Amel and to visit a Maramu
first time.

In case here a any german owner i would like to get in contact.

On question i could not answer with any documentation in the net or
the leaflets i receive from Amel already: How much space is in the
cockpit of a sharki or maramu, can I sleep on one bank ? I am 1.8 m
high. Sometime on photos the cockpit looks quite small but deep which
i like because i sailed many year a nordic folkboat.

I would appreciate if you can let me know if there are any Amel
specific points i should check prior to a purchase. The normal
technical points like blister , engine etc i know quite well already.

I learnt that the headroom in the master room in a Sharki is quite
low so i was receommend only to look out for a Amramu... true ?

The only other negative point i heard is the smelly gray water sump
in the keel, but it looks like one can change it to a closed tank
maybe ....

Regards from Hamburg carsten


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newbie from germany

c_fruendt
 

hello all Amel owners, i am Carsten from Hamburg / Germany and i am
planning to go for a Amel within the next 2 years. I am considering a
Sharki or Maramu for longterm liveabaord and maybe circumnavigation.
MY budget will be arround 100-120 k euro and it looks like that it
should be possible to find a decent boat for such amount. I am also
still considering a Hallberg Rassy 38 which is quite roomy but i do
not like such high center cockpit, teakdeck etc. In germany you will
not find a lot Amel so a comparison is difficult for me. I will
travel to the Med in october to see some Amel and to visit a Maramu
first time.

In case here a any german owner i would like to get in contact.

On question i could not answer with any documentation in the net or
the leaflets i receive from Amel already: How much space is in the
cockpit of a sharki or maramu, can I sleep on one bank ? I am 1.8 m
high. Sometime on photos the cockpit looks quite small but deep which
i like because i sailed many year a nordic folkboat.

I would appreciate if you can let me know if there are any Amel
specific points i should check prior to a purchase. The normal
technical points like blister , engine etc i know quite well already.

I learnt that the headroom in the master room in a Sharki is quite
low so i was receommend only to look out for a Amramu... true ?

The only other negative point i heard is the smelly gray water sump
in the keel, but it looks like one can change it to a closed tank
maybe ....

Regards from Hamburg carsten


gangplank wheels

David and Hazel Worthington <spritoaffine@...>
 

Hello
Can anyone give me the dimensions for the gangplank wheels on a
Sharki? presumably the same as the other models?
Thanks David Worthington
Sharki 184


Hydraulik Engine Mount

rainer_bichlbauer
 

HI,
is there anyone around who happens to know the manufacturer of the four
hydraulik engine mounts (the four rubber puffer the engine sits on) of
my SM 143/1995???
One is broken and so far I have not obtained an answer from Amel.
S/Y GIGUE
Rainer


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Engine stop

jean-luc MERTZ <jlmertz@...>
 

This sumer I don't have the time to do a good work, I one put some oil
(WD40) in the switch,
in October I will clean i with a ultrasonic cleaner (like for jewels)
and after I will add marine oil.
Jluc
CottonBay
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Ian & Judy Jenkins a écrit :



Hi Jluc, Interesting to hear yopur solution. What exactly did you
clean? Did you just put some WD40 into the switch or did you unscrew
the whole panel and clean the contacts at the back as well?
Cheers, Ian Pen Azen SM 302

To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
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From: jlmertz@free.fr <mailto:jlmertz%40free.fr>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 21:21:55 +0200
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Engine stop

I had the same problem this summer, I cleaned the Volvo ignition
switch,
and all was ok,

good lock
JLuc
CottonBay

sailw32 a écrit :

My SM has a TMD22A engine,increasingly my engine has failed to shut
down using the igition switch,recently it has been failing every
time.I
have been forced to use the emergency stop on the engine.My question
is, what is activated by the switch on the engine to shut it down?
Thanks,Pat


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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Engine stop

ianjenkins1946 <ianjudyjenkins@hotmail.com>
 

Hi Jluc, Interesting to hear yopur solution. What exactly did you clean? Did you just put some WD40 into the switch or did you unscrew the whole panel and clean the contacts at the back as well?
Cheers, Ian Pen Azen SM 302



To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
From: jlmertz@free.fr
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 21:21:55 +0200
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Engine stop

I had the same problem this summer, I cleaned the Volvo ignition switch,
and all was ok,

good lock
JLuc
CottonBay

sailw32 a écrit :

My SM has a TMD22A engine,increasingly my engine has failed to shut
down using the igition switch,recently it has been failing every time.I
have been forced to use the emergency stop on the engine.My question
is, what is activated by the switch on the engine to shut it down?
Thanks,Pat


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Re: Cleansing fresh water tanks

seagasm <seagasm@...>
 

Hi John, we are still in the marina berth having work done on the
boat. This being the case, we are unable to flush the tank out since
it is classed as a marine sanctuary. We are having Tradewinds
re-rigged and a new soft dodger made, something I can actually stand
beneath without stooping. I will post pictures once finished.

Regards, Barry and Robyn
--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "joemac4sail"
<joemac4sail@...> wrote:


Hi Barry just curious, have you had a look in the water tank, Im sure
there is the same access, in your case under fridge, as there is in
ours, a Santorin under the sink. I had to re attach the float to the
dip stick last year and was suprised with what had collected there
over the years. If its the same sort of tank the internal gelcoat
wall it may help to give it a wipe down.

Regards Joe Mc Donnell

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "John and Anne on Bali Hai"
<annejohn@> wrote:

Hello Barry, welcome to the site and congrats on getting Fairwinds
111
which we first met up with in New Cal in 1998 or 9 when it was
being
sailed back to Oz by its owner, a very successful engineer from
Perth,
who has since acquired a 54 and sailed it back.
If you put my subject heading in the Search box it should take you
back
to some early advice on a very thorough cleaning method or cheat by
putting Msg Nos 1363 and 4 in the other box.
I have never been so thorough and we never take on shore water as
we
can make 160 ltrs per hour with the watermaker. After seven years
we
thought there was a musty taste so we put a lot of bleach into a
fairly
full tank and went sailing to slosh it around before emptying it
out
and refilling with desalinated water. I think that the chlorine
vanishes after about a couple of weeks but anyhow the important
thing
is not to let chlorinated water anywhere near your watermaker as it
will destroy the membranes PDQ.
Where are you based, we visit Perth and Sydney around New Year
sometimes?

Good luck, Anne and John, SM319


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Engine stop

jean-luc MERTZ <jlmertz@...>
 

I had the same problem this summer, I cleaned the Volvo ignition switch,
and all was ok,

good lock
JLuc
CottonBay

sailw32 a écrit :

My SM has a TMD22A engine,increasingly my engine has failed to shut
down using the igition switch,recently it has been failing every time.I
have been forced to use the emergency stop on the engine.My question
is, what is activated by the switch on the engine to shut it down?
Thanks,Pat


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Engine stop

Patrick McAneny
 

My SM has a TMD22A engine,increasingly my engine has failed to shut
down using the igition switch,recently it has been failing every time.I
have been forced to use the emergency stop on the engine.My question
is, what is activated by the switch on the engine to shut it down?
Thanks,Pat


Watermakers and Furuno radar

John and Anne on Bali Hai <annejohn@...>
 

Hello Michael,
Having lived on board a boat for twelve years and spent five years in
the South Pacific on a 1986 Oyster 435 before getting a decent boat,
ie an Amel I would suggest that you should get a new Dassalater 160
ltr as it will provide for all your water needs and do so quickly
thus avoiding running the generator for too long.An ample supply of
good water will enable you to give some away to the people who will
befriend you in remote parts of Fiji or in the Tuamotos where they
have to rely on storing rainwater and thus water is much appreciated.
We carried a 20 litre plstic container full of water as a reserve
against the risk of watermaker failure and gave the contents away
when needed.
So far as the radar is concerned I would not mess about but take the
monitor in to a Furuno agent to have it tested and get exchange
circuit boards as necessary.
Good luck on your voyage, we envy you. Incidentally if you should be
in Malta at the end of October you would see the Grand Prix de Malte
on 31 Oct and 1 November. A French classic car enthusiast joins with
the Old Motors Club of Malta and they have the road around Valetta
closed for the event by the government for a "race".The French ship
in a whole lot of amaxing cars, Bugattis. Ford GT40 etc for the event
and it is a unique Classic event.

Best wishes Anne and John SM319


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Sonic Speed

ianjenkins1946 <ianjudyjenkins@hotmail.com>
 

Hi Gary, Having transported my sonic speed box back to the UK ,B & G have now told me that there is nothing wrong with it and that it must be the transducers !They explain that the test that Goodwood Marine in Trini had carried out on the transducers ( following the instructions of B&G in the UK) doesn't prove that the transducers work.( To be fair, the fault we have is that wretched thing " an intermittent fault", and maybe when Goodwood Marine did their tests the damn things were working.A new pair apparently costs about 200, about $360 ( and falling, for you guys....). As Pen Azen is on the hard in Trini I have decided to fit new ones when we return in November. Watch this space....
Cheers, Ian and Judy, Pen Azen, SM 302



To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
From: no_reply@yahoogroups.com
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 15:01:59 +0000
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Sonic Speed

Hi Ian:

Any updates on your sonic speed problem? While in Guadeloupe last week I asked the
Porchoen tech to have a look at my sonic speed system as I have been wondering about
the accuracy of my system and have been making attempts at calibrating it. Here are
some tips that we discussed:
1. It is important to have clean sensors (nothing dangling in front or between the sender
and receiver sensors). I had recently cleaned mine and noted an improvement. While
painting them doesn't seem to harm them, some sort of sea growth intermittently blocking
the transmission path or causing water turbulence in that path may cause errors.
2. He stated that the sensors very seldom fail but when they do it is because of water
intrusion. He confirmed that they can be replaced via their mounting tubes without
grinding fiberglass etc, but that this is most easily done when out of the water.
3. He indicated that if the knob in the computer is set such that it is in the mid range of
the red LED staying on, and that the LED stays illuminated most of the time when
underway, that this will virtually confirm that the sensors are working properly.
4. The calibration number that they put in to the calibration set up on the B&G display for
the Amel Super Maramu is 6.2. That almost always works. I had been working all around
this number in my calibrations but this number seems to be the best.
5. If all else fails you can do a complete reset of the B&G system (supposedly detailed in
the B&G installation manual. The drawback to this is that it resets the boats log.

Just some more thought as well all strive to understand our technology.
.
Gary Silver s/v Liahona Amel SM 2000 hull # 335


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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Roy Duddy <RDuddy@...>
 

Thanks Tom.



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[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Fisher, Thomas W.
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:07 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor



Roy,

On ours there is a leaver located externally on the port side of the
gearbox. It is normally held in place by a cotterpin. If you remove the
pin and rotate the leaver 180 degrees. You may have to give the furler a
slight twist by hand to allow the gear to disingage. That's about it.

Tom

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<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> ]On Behalf Of Roy Duddy
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 09:02
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
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Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Good morning Tom,

Thanks for the follow-up. Do you know how to disengage the electric
furler so that the unit can operate manually?

Roy

Sharki #123

From: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:00 AM
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Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Hi Roy,

I haven't forgot about that motor number. Well not entirely true. I
didforget to check the last time out but I keep trying to remind myself
to look and write down for you. Sorry for the delay.

Tom

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Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 08:34
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Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Thanks Tom.

I appreciate that.

Roy

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Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Hi Ron,

I just over hauled the roller fuller this past winter on my sharki. The
motor did not have any markings left on it. But it was easily rebuilt at
a shop. I do have a spare motor on board that I looked to use briefly.
I'll try and remember to pull it out this weekend and look for a number
for you.

Tom Fisher

Sharki #142, "SHEILA"
Kingston, Ont, CAN.

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Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Listmates,

Does anyone know the specifications/Model number of the 12 volt electric
furling motor on 1985 Sharki. Mine got wet and I want to replace it. Or
in the alternative has anyone installed a roller furling unit?
Recommendations?

Thanks.

Roy Duddy

175 Route 101

Bedford, NH 03110

603-472-8500

603-472-7333 Fax


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Fisher, Thomas W.
 

Roy,

On ours there is a leaver located externally on the port side of the gearbox. It is normally held in place by a cotterpin. If you remove the pin and rotate the leaver 180 degrees. You may have to give the furler a slight twist by hand to allow the gear to disingage. That's about it.

Tom

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Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 09:02
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor



Good morning Tom,

Thanks for the follow-up. Do you know how to disengage the electric
furler so that the unit can operate manually?

Roy

Sharki #123

From: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> yahoogroups.com
[mailto: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Fisher, Thomas W.
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:00 AM
To: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Hi Roy,

I haven't forgot about that motor number. Well not entirely true. I
didforget to check the last time out but I keep trying to remind myself
to look and write down for you. Sorry for the delay.

Tom

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<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> ]On Behalf Of Roy Duddy
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<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Thanks Tom.

I appreciate that.

Roy

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yahoogroups.com
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yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Fisher, Thomas W.
Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 8:27 AM
To: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Hi Ron,

I just over hauled the roller fuller this past winter on my sharki. The
motor did not have any markings left on it. But it was easily rebuilt at
a shop. I do have a spare motor on board that I looked to use briefly.
I'll try and remember to pull it out this weekend and look for a number
for you.

Tom Fisher

Sharki #142, "SHEILA"
Kingston, Ont, CAN.

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Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Listmates,

Does anyone know the specifications/Model number of the 12 volt electric
furling motor on 1985 Sharki. Mine got wet and I want to replace it. Or
in the alternative has anyone installed a roller furling unit?
Recommendations?

Thanks.

Roy Duddy

175 Route 101

Bedford, NH 03110

603-472-8500

603-472-7333 Fax


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Roy Duddy <RDuddy@...>
 

Good morning Tom,

Thanks for the follow-up. Do you know how to disengage the electric
furler so that the unit can operate manually?

Roy

Sharki #123



From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Fisher, Thomas W.
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:00 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor



Hi Roy,

I haven't forgot about that motor number. Well not entirely true. I
didforget to check the last time out but I keep trying to remind myself
to look and write down for you. Sorry for the delay.

Tom

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<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> ]On Behalf Of Roy Duddy
Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 08:34
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Thanks Tom.

I appreciate that.

Roy

From: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
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Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Hi Ron,

I just over hauled the roller fuller this past winter on my sharki. The
motor did not have any markings left on it. But it was easily rebuilt at
a shop. I do have a spare motor on board that I looked to use briefly.
I'll try and remember to pull it out this weekend and look for a number
for you.

Tom Fisher

Sharki #142, "SHEILA"
Kingston, Ont, CAN.

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Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Listmates,

Does anyone know the specifications/Model number of the 12 volt electric
furling motor on 1985 Sharki. Mine got wet and I want to replace it. Or
in the alternative has anyone installed a roller furling unit?
Recommendations?

Thanks.

Roy Duddy

175 Route 101

Bedford, NH 03110

603-472-8500

603-472-7333 Fax


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Fisher, Thomas W.
 

Hi Roy,

I haven't forgot about that motor number. Well not entirely true. I didforget to check the last time out but I keep trying to remind myself to look and write down for you. Sorry for the delay.

Tom

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Thanks Tom.

I appreciate that.

Roy

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To: amelyachtowners@ <mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com> yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Hi Ron,

I just over hauled the roller fuller this past winter on my sharki. The
motor did not have any markings left on it. But it was easily rebuilt at
a shop. I do have a spare motor on board that I looked to use briefly.
I'll try and remember to pull it out this weekend and look for a number
for you.

Tom Fisher

Sharki #142, "SHEILA"
Kingston, Ont, CAN.

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Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 08:21
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<mailto:amelyachtowners%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] SHARKI furling motor

Listmates,

Does anyone know the specifications/Model number of the 12 volt electric
furling motor on 1985 Sharki. Mine got wet and I want to replace it. Or
in the alternative has anyone installed a roller furling unit?
Recommendations?

Thanks.

Roy Duddy

175 Route 101

Bedford, NH 03110

603-472-8500

603-472-7333 Fax


Re: Cleansing fresh water tanks

joseph mc donnell
 

Hi Barry just curious, have you had a look in the water tank, Im sure
there is the same access, in your case under fridge, as there is in
ours, a Santorin under the sink. I had to re attach the float to the
dip stick last year and was suprised with what had collected there
over the years. If its the same sort of tank the internal gelcoat
wall it may help to give it a wipe down.

Regards Joe Mc Donnell

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "John and Anne on Bali Hai"
<annejohn@...> wrote:

Hello Barry, welcome to the site and congrats on getting Fairwinds
111
which we first met up with in New Cal in 1998 or 9 when it was
being
sailed back to Oz by its owner, a very successful engineer from
Perth,
who has since acquired a 54 and sailed it back.
If you put my subject heading in the Search box it should take you
back
to some early advice on a very thorough cleaning method or cheat by
putting Msg Nos 1363 and 4 in the other box.
I have never been so thorough and we never take on shore water as
we
can make 160 ltrs per hour with the watermaker. After seven years
we
thought there was a musty taste so we put a lot of bleach into a
fairly
full tank and went sailing to slosh it around before emptying it
out
and refilling with desalinated water. I think that the chlorine
vanishes after about a couple of weeks but anyhow the important
thing
is not to let chlorinated water anywhere near your watermaker as it
will destroy the membranes PDQ.
Where are you based, we visit Perth and Sydney around New Year
sometimes?

Good luck, Anne and John, SM319


SHOWER HEAD

pjppappas <pjppappas@...>
 

Hello from Callisto SM2000 #369. My shower head has become non
functional. I returned it to Gorhe however inspite of the fact that the
shower controller is Gorhe the shower head is not. Does any one know
where I can send the shower head for replacement or repair. Thanks
Peter Pappas Pt. Vallarta, Mexico


Slip for Amel in Fr Lauderdale

Jose Venegas <jgvenegas@...>
 

Dear Joel,

A few questions:

1) Do you know of any slip where I could leave an Amel SM2000 between
January and April or May 09 and how much would it cost?
Captain Urquhart who lived on 1317 SW 17 St and kept my Beneteau in
2001 is no longer around or at least I don't have a working phone
number.


2) I noted that Nike does not have the wood piece closing the bow
thruster area. I thought you mentioned it was something done
recently. How much does it cost to add one?

3) My wife loved the lamp on the dinette area. Is it something that
can be retrofitted and, if so, how much does it cost?

Thanks in advance for your help,

Jose