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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Looking to purchase Amel Super Maramu

ronandheath@...
 

Dear Ron,

I note with great interest your email below regarding
your 1996 SM and voyage through Indonesia.

I'm an Australian located in Singapore with wife and two
young kids and have been eyeing of SM for some time after
seeing my first last November anchored in Phi Phi Islands
(may have been yours as this one was registered in
Southport).

I currently have my eye on a 1996 SM located in Phuket
and have been procrastinating over it for the past
4-5mths. The Yacht has been sailed by the original owner
from France over the past 10 years and appears to be in
very good shape, obviously well used though.

I was wondering if you could offer some advice on key
things to watch out for, and areas to pay particular
attention. How did the decks and hull come up after
repainting polish, must say I can't quite get my head
around Faux.

What do they sail like, I have always sailed sloops so I
can imagine there is a huge difference.

One of the big downsides to purchasing this in SEA is
paying all the Aust taxes, bit I suppose you have to pay
that in OZ as well.

Should we go ahead with the purchase our intentions are
to sail it home (slowly) to Australia in 2008 after
cruising SE Asia, Vietnam, KK etc. This would be with our
daughter 8 and son 6. Any advice on the route you are
talking would also be a great help.

We were considering trying to sail back with some of the
boats from 2008 Rally.

Would greatly appreciate any advice or thoughts on the
above, who knows I may see you in next years Rally.

Have a safe to Darwin.

Best regards,

David Elliott

ronandheath@ozemail.com.au wrote:
Dear Fred,

We noticed your email sometime ago and your recent
exchanges with Richard Piller.

We have an Amel Super Maramu (hull # 171) constructed in
October 96. We are the second owners, and bought it from
the original owner in Fremantle September 2003. The yacht
is Australian Registered. We have sailed the yacht from
Fremantle to the Gold Coast in 2003, to the Louisiades in
2004, and to Darwin in 2005 where we sailed with the 2005
Rally to SE Asia. We are currently on our way home and are
in Kota Kinabulu in Sabah. We will leave here in a few
days, and sail to Sandakan and check out of Malaysia for
6-8 weeks cruising back through Indonesia to be back in
Darwin by end of August 2007. We will leave the boat in
Darwin for a month to fly back to the Gold Coast and then
fly back to sail the yacht "over the top" and back down
the Queensland coast to be home at Runaway Bay by late
November.

The boat was very well maintained by the original owner
(he bought a new Amel) and we have continued with a
rigorous maintenance program.

Since owning the boat we have -
Installed a Pactor 3 modem for SailMail (2003)
Installed S/S gas BBQ (2003)
Purchased a new2 RIB and 15hp Yamaha (Oct 2003)
Replaced 6 person liferaft (Oct 2003)
Replaced HF radio with Icom 710-Aus (Oct 2003)
Replaced Gas bottles and storage area to meet Qld
Standards - Gas certificate issued (20O4)
Installed electric davits - by Davco (2004)
Installed awning extension to dodger
Replaced the Genoa, Main and Mizzen (2004)
Installed Racor fuel filter system (2004)
Installed Jabsco retrofit electric pumps with macerator on
both toilets (2005)-complies with Qld Standards
Replaced the electric motor on watermaker (2005)
Installed LED masthead anchor light and masthead
navigation light (2005)
Replaced the 24v front opening fridge compressor (2005)
Replaced 24v/240v TV and DVD player (2005)
Replaced the original batteries with 9X110amp sealed
batteries (2005)
Replaced corroded water jacket on Onan (2005)
Replaced VHF radio and aerial with Icom M402 &
commandamatic mike (2005)
Replaced membranes in watermaker (2006)
Complete service and replacement of bearings on Brunton
folding/feathering propellor (2006)
Replaced B&G masthead unit (2006)

The boat spent the wet season (June to October) on the
hard at Boat Lagoon Phuket in 2006
at that time we had -

Both the engines - Volvo and Onan - fully serviced with
injectors serviced and the timing belt replaced
Had the bow thruster serviced. Had bronze bush on the
drive leg replaced - to be replaced each 2 years.
The faux caulking repainted, the waterline raised at the
stern and the bootline repainted and the hull buffed and
polished
The bottom aintifouled - all by the Australian tradesman
at Boat Lagoon
Had the anchor chain regalvanized.

Replaced the bowthruster solenoids (Apr 2007)

To be honest, we have not yet decided on selling the boat
- with the above maintenance, she performs very reliably
and we still enjoy sailing her. However, we have
canvasssed the thought of sale and would be interested in
further contact if you were interested.

We are certainly Amel fans and if you buy one we are sure
you would enjoy the boats.

Best Wishes

Ron & Heather BROWN - Yacht Tradewinds lll

Thank you Richard.

As you see , I have asked for interest in a sale in
Sopac or Australia.

I must assume then, that you are prepared to deliver
this yacht to Australia or deduct this shipping from the
purchase price if delivered in MD.

If I this is a reasonable assumption, based on your
response, feel free to contact me.

Richard Piller <richard03801@yahoo.com> wrote:
We have a 46 available in Annapolis that you may be
interest in please see it at Yacht World.
thanks
Richard

--- fredfroget wrote:

Hello again group

I'm reposting a message of a couple of months ago in
case any new
opportunities have emerged.

..........
In the process of moving up in yacht size I have
placed Amels right
at the top of my short list.

I'm in Brisbane, Australia and enquire whether there
are any Amel
owners who might be planning, or indeed are in
transit south and
intend to make Australia or SoPac the final stop
with intention of
selling their yacht here or somewhere else in
SoPac.

I am looking to purchase within a flexible timeframe
and would
consider Amels 46' and over, preferably without C
Drive...ie Maramu
and Mango, although C Drive yachts built between
1995 and 1998 may be
considered.

Incidently, any purchase is not dependent on the
sale of an
existing vessel as is so often the case. That is, I
intend a cash
purchase for the right yacht.

I am looking for a personal yacht. I am not a broker
or dealer and
would ask that only private owners contact me
personally. I do not
wish to transact with brokers, dealers ,
professional or semi-
professional yacht delivery outfits.

Please feel free to contact me at.....

fredfroget AT yahoo.com









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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Looking to purchase Amel Super Maramu

David Elliott <elliottyachts@...>
 

Dear Ron,

I note with great interest your email below regarding your 1996 SM and voyage through Indonesia.

I'm an Australian located in Singapore with wife and two young kids and have been eyeing of SM for some time after seeing my first last November anchored in Phi Phi Islands (may have been yours as this one was registered in Southport).

I currently have my eye on a 1996 SM located in Phuket and have been procrastinating over it for the past 4-5mths. The Yacht has been sailed by the original owner from France over the past 10 years and appears to be in very good shape, obviously well used though.

I was wondering if you could offer some advice on key things to watch out for, and areas to pay particular attention. How did the decks and hull come up after repainting polish, must say I can't quite get my head around Faux.

What do they sail like, I have always sailed sloops so I can imagine there is a huge difference.

One of the big downsides to purchasing this in SEA is paying all the Aust taxes, bit I suppose you have to pay that in OZ as well.

Should we go ahead with the purchase our intentions are to sail it home (slowly) to Australia in 2008 after cruising SE Asia, Vietnam, KK etc. This would be with our daughter 8 and son 6. Any advice on the route you are talking would also be a great help.

We were considering trying to sail back with some of the boats from 2008 Rally.

Would greatly appreciate any advice or thoughts on the above, who knows I may see you in next years Rally.

Have a safe to Darwin.

Best regards,

David Elliott

ronandheath@ozemail.com.au wrote:
Dear Fred,

We noticed your email sometime ago and your recent exchanges
with Richard Piller.

We have an Amel Super Maramu (hull # 171) constructed in
October 96. We are the second owners, and bought it from the
original owner in Fremantle September 2003. The yacht is
Australian Registered. We have sailed the yacht from
Fremantle to the Gold Coast in 2003, to the Louisiades in
2004, and to Darwin in 2005 where we sailed with the 2005
Rally to SE Asia. We are currently on our way home and are
in Kota Kinabulu in Sabah. We will leave here in a few days,
and sail to Sandakan and check out of Malaysia for 6-8 weeks
cruising back through Indonesia to be back in Darwin by end
of August 2007. We will leave the boat in Darwin for a month
to fly back to the Gold Coast and then fly back to sail the
yacht "over the top" and back down the Queensland coast to
be home at Runaway Bay by late November.

The boat was very well maintained by the original owner (he
bought a new Amel) and we have continued with a rigorous
maintenance program.

Since owning the boat we have -
Installed a Pactor 3 modem for SailMail (2003)
Installed S/S gas BBQ (2003)
Purchased a new2 RIB and 15hp Yamaha (Oct 2003)
Replaced 6 person liferaft (Oct 2003)
Replaced HF radio with Icom 710-Aus (Oct 2003)
Replaced Gas bottles and storage area to meet Qld Standards
- Gas certificate issued (20O4)
Installed electric davits - by Davco (2004)
Installed awning extension to dodger
Replaced the Genoa, Main and Mizzen (2004)
Installed Racor fuel filter system (2004)
Installed Jabsco retrofit electric pumps with macerator on
both toilets (2005)-complies with Qld Standards
Replaced the electric motor on watermaker (2005)
Installed LED masthead anchor light and masthead navigation
light (2005)
Replaced the 24v front opening fridge compressor (2005)
Replaced 24v/240v TV and DVD player (2005)
Replaced the original batteries with 9X110amp sealed
batteries (2005)
Replaced corroded water jacket on Onan (2005)
Replaced VHF radio and aerial with Icom M402 & commandamatic
mike (2005)
Replaced membranes in watermaker (2006)
Complete service and replacement of bearings on Brunton
folding/feathering propellor (2006)
Replaced B&G masthead unit (2006)

The boat spent the wet season (June to October) on the hard
at Boat Lagoon Phuket in 2006
at that time we had -

Both the engines - Volvo and Onan - fully serviced with
injectors serviced and the timing belt replaced
Had the bow thruster serviced. Had bronze bush on the drive
leg replaced - to be replaced each 2 years.
The faux caulking repainted, the waterline raised at the
stern and the bootline repainted and the hull buffed and
polished
The bottom aintifouled - all by the Australian tradesman at
Boat Lagoon
Had the anchor chain regalvanized.

Replaced the bowthruster solenoids (Apr 2007)

To be honest, we have not yet decided on selling the boat -
with the above maintenance, she performs very reliably and
we still enjoy sailing her. However, we have canvasssed the
thought of sale and would be interested in further contact
if you were interested.

We are certainly Amel fans and if you buy one we are sure
you would enjoy the boats.

Best Wishes

Ron & Heather BROWN - Yacht Tradewinds lll

Thank you Richard.

As you see , I have asked for interest in a sale in
Sopac or Australia.

I must assume then, that you are prepared to deliver
this yacht to Australia or deduct this shipping from the
purchase price if delivered in MD.

If I this is a reasonable assumption, based on your
response, feel free to contact me.

Richard Piller <richard03801@yahoo.com> wrote:
We have a 46 available in Annapolis that you may be
interest in please see it at Yacht World.
thanks
Richard

--- fredfroget wrote:

Hello again group

I'm reposting a message of a couple of months ago in
case any new
opportunities have emerged.

..........
In the process of moving up in yacht size I have
placed Amels right
at the top of my short list.

I'm in Brisbane, Australia and enquire whether there
are any Amel
owners who might be planning, or indeed are in
transit south and
intend to make Australia or SoPac the final stop
with intention of
selling their yacht here or somewhere else in
SoPac.

I am looking to purchase within a flexible timeframe
and would
consider Amels 46' and over, preferably without C
Drive...ie Maramu
and Mango, although C Drive yachts built between
1995 and 1998 may be
considered.

Incidently, any purchase is not dependent on the
sale of an
existing vessel as is so often the case. That is, I
intend a cash
purchase for the right yacht.

I am looking for a personal yacht. I am not a broker
or dealer and
would ask that only private owners contact me
personally. I do not
wish to transact with brokers, dealers ,
professional or semi-
professional yacht delivery outfits.

Please feel free to contact me at.....

fredfroget AT yahoo.com








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Re: Looking to purchase Amel Super Maramu

ronandheath@...
 

Dear Fred,

We noticed your email sometime ago and your recent exchanges
with Richard Piller.

We have an Amel Super Maramu (hull # 171) constructed in
October 96. We are the second owners, and bought it from the
original owner in Fremantle September 2003. The yacht is
Australian Registered. We have sailed the yacht from
Fremantle to the Gold Coast in 2003, to the Louisiades in
2004, and to Darwin in 2005 where we sailed with the 2005
Rally to SE Asia. We are currently on our way home and are
in Kota Kinabulu in Sabah. We will leave here in a few days,
and sail to Sandakan and check out of Malaysia for 6-8 weeks
cruising back through Indonesia to be back in Darwin by end
of August 2007. We will leave the boat in Darwin for a month
to fly back to the Gold Coast and then fly back to sail the
yacht "over the top" and back down the Queensland coast to
be home at Runaway Bay by late November.

The boat was very well maintained by the original owner (he
bought a new Amel) and we have continued with a rigorous
maintenance program.

Since owning the boat we have -
Installed a Pactor 3 modem for SailMail (2003)
Installed S/S gas BBQ (2003)
Purchased a new2 RIB and 15hp Yamaha (Oct 2003)
Replaced 6 person liferaft (Oct 2003)
Replaced HF radio with Icom 710-Aus (Oct 2003)
Replaced Gas bottles and storage area to meet Qld Standards
- Gas certificate issued (20O4)
Installed electric davits - by Davco (2004)
Installed awning extension to dodger
Replaced the Genoa, Main and Mizzen (2004)
Installed Racor fuel filter system (2004)
Installed Jabsco retrofit electric pumps with macerator on
both toilets (2005)-complies with Qld Standards
Replaced the electric motor on watermaker (2005)
Installed LED masthead anchor light and masthead navigation
light (2005)
Replaced the 24v front opening fridge compressor (2005)
Replaced 24v/240v TV and DVD player (2005)
Replaced the original batteries with 9X110amp sealed
batteries (2005)
Replaced corroded water jacket on Onan (2005)
Replaced VHF radio and aerial with Icom M402 & commandamatic
mike (2005)
Replaced membranes in watermaker (2006)
Complete service and replacement of bearings on Brunton
folding/feathering propellor (2006)
Replaced B&G masthead unit (2006)

The boat spent the wet season (June to October) on the hard
at Boat Lagoon Phuket in 2006
at that time we had -

Both the engines - Volvo and Onan - fully serviced with
injectors serviced and the timing belt replaced
Had the bow thruster serviced. Had bronze bush on the drive
leg replaced - to be replaced each 2 years.
The faux caulking repainted, the waterline raised at the
stern and the bootline repainted and the hull buffed and
polished
The bottom aintifouled - all by the Australian tradesman at
Boat Lagoon
Had the anchor chain regalvanized.

Replaced the bowthruster solenoids (Apr 2007)
Replaced closed cell foam coskpit cushions, BBQ cover,
Outboard cover with lift, and Life ring

To be honest, we have not yet decided on selling the boat -
with the above maintenance, she performs very reliably and
we still enjoy sailing her. However, we have canvasssed the
thought of sale and would be interested in further contact
if you were interested.

We are certainly Amel fans and if you buy one we are sure
you would enjoy the boats.

Best Wishes

Ron & Heather BROWN - Yacht Tradewinds lll





Thank you Richard.

As you see , I have asked for interest in a sale in
Sopac or Australia.

I must assume then, that you are prepared to deliver
this yacht to Australia or deduct this shipping from the
purchase price if delivered in MD.

If I this is a reasonable assumption, based on your
response, feel free to contact me.

Richard Piller <richard03801@yahoo.com> wrote:
We have a 46 available in Annapolis that you may be
interest in please see it at Yacht World.
thanks
Richard

--- fredfroget wrote:

Hello again group

I'm reposting a message of a couple of months ago in
case any new
opportunities have emerged.

..........
In the process of moving up in yacht size I have
placed Amels right
at the top of my short list.

I'm in Brisbane, Australia and enquire whether there
are any Amel
owners who might be planning, or indeed are in
transit south and
intend to make Australia or SoPac the final stop
with intention of
selling their yacht here or somewhere else in
SoPac.

I am looking to purchase within a flexible timeframe
and would
consider Amels 46' and over, preferably without C
Drive...ie Maramu
and Mango, although C Drive yachts built between
1995 and 1998 may be
considered.

Incidently, any purchase is not dependent on the
sale of an
existing vessel as is so often the case. That is, I
intend a cash
purchase for the right yacht.

I am looking for a personal yacht. I am not a broker
or dealer and
would ask that only private owners contact me
personally. I do not
wish to transact with brokers, dealers ,
professional or semi-
professional yacht delivery outfits.

Please feel free to contact me at.....

fredfroget AT yahoo.com








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Re: Looking to purchase Amel Super Maramu

ronandheath@...
 

Dear Fred,

We noticed your email sometime ago and your recent exchanges
with Richard Piller.

We have an Amel Super Maramu (hull # 171) constructed in
October 96. We are the second owners, and bought it from the
original owner in Fremantle September 2003. The yacht is
Australian Registered. We have sailed the yacht from
Fremantle to the Gold Coast in 2003, to the Louisiades in
2004, and to Darwin in 2005 where we sailed with the 2005
Rally to SE Asia. We are currently on our way home and are
in Kota Kinabulu in Sabah. We will leave here in a few days,
and sail to Sandakan and check out of Malaysia for 6-8 weeks
cruising back through Indonesia to be back in Darwin by end
of August 2007. We will leave the boat in Darwin for a month
to fly back to the Gold Coast and then fly back to sail the
yacht "over the top" and back down the Queensland coast to
be home at Runaway Bay by late November.

The boat was very well maintained by the original owner (he
bought a new Amel) and we have continued with a rigorous
maintenance program.

Since owning the boat we have -
Installed a Pactor 3 modem for SailMail (2003)
Installed S/S gas BBQ (2003)
Purchased a new2 RIB and 15hp Yamaha (Oct 2003)
Replaced 6 person liferaft (Oct 2003)
Replaced HF radio with Icom 710-Aus (Oct 2003)
Replaced Gas bottles and storage area to meet Qld Standards
- Gas certificate issued (20O4)
Installed electric davits - by Davco (2004)
Installed awning extension to dodger
Replaced the Genoa, Main and Mizzen (2004)
Installed Racor fuel filter system (2004)
Installed Jabsco retrofit electric pumps with macerator on
both toilets (2005)-complies with Qld Standards
Replaced the electric motor on watermaker (2005)
Installed LED masthead anchor light and masthead navigation
light (2005)
Replaced the 24v front opening fridge compressor (2005)
Replaced 24v/240v TV and DVD player (2005)
Replaced the original batteries with 9X110amp sealed
batteries (2005)
Replaced corroded water jacket on Onan (2005)
Replaced VHF radio and aerial with Icom M402 & commandamatic
mike (2005)
Replaced membranes in watermaker (2006)
Complete service and replacement of bearings on Brunton
folding/feathering propellor (2006)
Replaced B&G masthead unit (2006)

The boat spent the wet season (June to October) on the hard
at Boat Lagoon Phuket in 2006
at that time we had -

Both the engines - Volvo and Onan - fully serviced with
injectors serviced and the timing belt replaced
Had the bow thruster serviced. Had bronze bush on the drive
leg replaced - to be replaced each 2 years.
The faux caulking repainted, the waterline raised at the
stern and the bootline repainted and the hull buffed and
polished
The bottom aintifouled - all by the Australian tradesman at
Boat Lagoon
Had the anchor chain regalvanized.

Replaced the bowthruster solenoids (Apr 2007)

To be honest, we have not yet decided on selling the boat -
with the above maintenance, she performs very reliably and
we still enjoy sailing her. However, we have canvasssed the
thought of sale and would be interested in further contact
if you were interested.

We are certainly Amel fans and if you buy one we are sure
you would enjoy the boats.

Best Wishes

Ron & Heather BROWN - Yacht Tradewinds lll





Thank you Richard.

As you see , I have asked for interest in a sale in
Sopac or Australia.

I must assume then, that you are prepared to deliver
this yacht to Australia or deduct this shipping from the
purchase price if delivered in MD.

If I this is a reasonable assumption, based on your
response, feel free to contact me.

Richard Piller <richard03801@yahoo.com> wrote:
We have a 46 available in Annapolis that you may be
interest in please see it at Yacht World.
thanks
Richard

--- fredfroget wrote:

Hello again group

I'm reposting a message of a couple of months ago in
case any new
opportunities have emerged.

..........
In the process of moving up in yacht size I have
placed Amels right
at the top of my short list.

I'm in Brisbane, Australia and enquire whether there
are any Amel
owners who might be planning, or indeed are in
transit south and
intend to make Australia or SoPac the final stop
with intention of
selling their yacht here or somewhere else in
SoPac.

I am looking to purchase within a flexible timeframe
and would
consider Amels 46' and over, preferably without C
Drive...ie Maramu
and Mango, although C Drive yachts built between
1995 and 1998 may be
considered.

Incidently, any purchase is not dependent on the
sale of an
existing vessel as is so often the case. That is, I
intend a cash
purchase for the right yacht.

I am looking for a personal yacht. I am not a broker
or dealer and
would ask that only private owners contact me
personally. I do not
wish to transact with brokers, dealers ,
professional or semi-
professional yacht delivery outfits.

Please feel free to contact me at.....

fredfroget AT yahoo.com








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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Looking to purchase

Frederick Froget <fredfroget@...>
 

Thank you Richard.

As you see , I have asked for interest in a sale in Sopac or Australia.

I must assume then, that you are prepared to deliver this yacht to Australia or deduct this shipping from the purchase price if delivered in MD.

If I this is a reasonable assumption, based on your response, feel free to contact me.

Richard Piller <richard03801@yahoo.com> wrote:
We have a 46 available in Annapolis that you may be
interest in please see it at Yacht World.
thanks
Richard

--- fredfroget wrote:

Hello again group

I'm reposting a message of a couple of months ago in
case any new
opportunities have emerged.

..........
In the process of moving up in yacht size I have
placed Amels right
at the top of my short list.

I'm in Brisbane, Australia and enquire whether there
are any Amel
owners who might be planning, or indeed are in
transit south and
intend to make Australia or SoPac the final stop
with intention of
selling their yacht here or somewhere else in
SoPac.

I am looking to purchase within a flexible timeframe
and would
consider Amels 46' and over, preferably without C
Drive...ie Maramu
and Mango, although C Drive yachts built between
1995 and 1998 may be
considered.

Incidently, any purchase is not dependent on the
sale of an
existing vessel as is so often the case. That is, I
intend a cash
purchase for the right yacht.

I am looking for a personal yacht. I am not a broker
or dealer and
would ask that only private owners contact me
personally. I do not
wish to transact with brokers, dealers ,
professional or semi-
professional yacht delivery outfits.

Please feel free to contact me at.....

fredfroget AT yahoo.com








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Re: [Amel Keel

amelliahona <no_reply@...>
 

Hi Joel:

I hope all is well with you and yours. We just finished hauling Liahona in Jolly Harbor Antigua
for the hurricane season.

I too would like to know the "definitive procedure" for priming on the keel.

Also, I just had Laurant replace the starboard windshield due to crazing, do you have any
thoughts on prevention?

Thanks, Gary Silver


Re: Microwave replacement

amelliahona <no_reply@...>
 

Diane:

We just replaced our microwave on our SM 2000 , hull #335 while we were in Guadeloupe
for a few weeks. We measured the cabinetry space and bracket available, including the
recess' in the the wood base into which the microwave rubber feet fit, and found a near
perfect fit with a Samsung 82 W -X 23L purchased from the Conforma store on the road
to the airport. It is a 220 volt, 50 Hertz model, white in color so that it lightens the galley
up a little bit and does not have the browning element. It isn't quite as tall as the original
Amel provided microwave but measures the same in all other dimensions. I utilized a
piece of dark colored closed cell foam padding under the hold down bracket to make up
for the height and it is barely visible in the rather dark recesses where the hold down
bracket is located. I considered purchasing a 110 volt 60 hertz unit and running it off my
inverter but in the end decided to stick with a 50 hertz unit.

Regards, Gary Silver

--- In amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com, "dianexnielsen" <dianexnielsen@...> wrote:

I need to replace the microwave. Any suggestions on what microwave is
the best fit for the space allowed above the stove. What company,
brand or web-site have you ordered from? What brand does Amel have on
the new 54's? Would it fit the older boats? Thank you for any
suggestions.

Diane
Shenanigans SM123


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Looking to purchase

Richard Piller <richard03801@...>
 

We have a 46 available in Annapolis that you may be
interest in please see it at Yacht World.
thanks
Richard

--- fredfroget <fredfroget@yahoo.com> wrote:

Hello again group

I'm reposting a message of a couple of months ago in
case any new
opportunities have emerged.

..........
In the process of moving up in yacht size I have
placed Amels right
at the top of my short list.

I'm in Brisbane, Australia and enquire whether there
are any Amel
owners who might be planning, or indeed are in
transit south and
intend to make Australia or SoPac the final stop
with intention of
selling their yacht here or somewhere else in
SoPac.

I am looking to purchase within a flexible timeframe
and would
consider Amels 46' and over, preferably without C
Drive...ie Maramu
and Mango, although C Drive yachts built between
1995 and 1998 may be
considered.

Incidently, any purchase is not dependent on the
sale of an
existing vessel as is so often the case. That is, I
intend a cash
purchase for the right yacht.

I am looking for a personal yacht. I am not a broker
or dealer and
would ask that only private owners contact me
personally. I do not
wish to transact with brokers, dealers ,
professional or semi-
professional yacht delivery outfits.

Please feel free to contact me at.....

fredfroget AT yahoo.com








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cockpit cushions for 1998 53' SM

drdavegoodman
 

We are considering purchasing cockpit cushions for our newly purchased
1998 53 SM. We eventually intend passagemaking. Pros and cons,
please? Brand recommendations?
Dave


Crew Position

LYNDA FIELDEN <lynda.fielden1@...>
 

Does anyone need crew assistance ?
Former owner/skipper of Amel Supermaramu 2000 (age 43)with RYA and catering qualifications seeks position on Amel for work or for pleasure. Partner (late 50s)competent crew level.
Able to travel.Full CVs available.
Regards
Lynda & Mike


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] RE:[Amel Keel

galacsea2000 <no_reply@...>
 

Joel,
I too would like to know the correct procedure. Please post it on this
site, as a message or as a file if you have it as a ready set from La
Rochelle. Thanks and fair winds.
JP


Re: [Amel Keel

Jochen Hofmann <jochen@...>
 

Still, so that Russ is in the picture:



I have not heard of blisters on any Amel boat so far.



Our Maramu was built in 1984 - still in perfect shape.


Looking to purchase

fredfroget <fredfroget@...>
 

Hello again group

I'm reposting a message of a couple of months ago in case any new
opportunities have emerged.

..........
In the process of moving up in yacht size I have placed Amels right
at the top of my short list.

I'm in Brisbane, Australia and enquire whether there are any Amel
owners who might be planning, or indeed are in transit south and
intend to make Australia or SoPac the final stop with intention of
selling their yacht here or somewhere else in SoPac.

I am looking to purchase within a flexible timeframe and would
consider Amels 46' and over, preferably without C Drive...ie Maramu
and Mango, although C Drive yachts built between 1995 and 1998 may be
considered.

Incidently, any purchase is not dependent on the sale of an
existing vessel as is so often the case. That is, I intend a cash
purchase for the right yacht.

I am looking for a personal yacht. I am not a broker or dealer and
would ask that only private owners contact me personally. I do not
wish to transact with brokers, dealers , professional or semi-
professional yacht delivery outfits.

Please feel free to contact me at.....

fredfroget AT yahoo.com


Amel keel message from Russ

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

It is hard if not impossible to believe that this message deserves a
reply. So let him do his ramblings on some other net.

Thats my view, John


Re: [Amel Keel

Russ Roberts <russ.roberts.va@...>
 

Speaking of hull issues, I'm considering various hull materials for my next
boat. I want strength for occasional brash ice. I do not like steel and
aluminum because of corrosion. I am afraid of ferro cement because of lack
of knowledge. And I do not like fiberglass because of blisters (and the
question of strength). What is your experience with blisters and other hull
problems on the Amels? Thanks!


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] RE:[Amel Keel

Richard Piller <richard03801@...>
 

Joel, the bigger question has Amel ever put a drain
"hole' in the keel?

Richard SM 209

--- "Joel F. Potter" <jfpottercys@att.net> wrote:

Hi Fellow AMEL owners,

The keel on all Super Maramus is cast iron, not
steel (big difference) and the keel is not
encased/encapsulated in fiberglass. It is faired in
epoxy, primed, and painted with
anti-fouling.

There is a very definitive procedure for repairing
or replacing the epoxy coating that I
would be pleased to elaborate on if anyone has an
interest.

All the best,
Joel F. Potter
AMEL 54, HOLLIS Hull # 14




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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] RE:[Amel Keel

eric freedman
 

Joel,

I have had to repair some of the epoxy from time to time and would like to
know the correct procedure.

Thanks

Eric sm 376 Kimberlite.

Ps sailed from St Marten to new York non stop SOLO.

Great trip



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From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
[mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Joel F. Potter
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 7:07 PM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] RE:[Amel Keel



Hi Fellow AMEL owners,

The keel on all Super Maramus is cast iron, not steel (big difference) and
the keel is not
encased/encapsulated in fiberglass. It is faired in epoxy, primed, and
painted with
anti-fouling.

There is a very definitive procedure for repairing or replacing the epoxy
coating that I
would be pleased to elaborate on if anyone has an interest.

All the best,
Joel F. Potter
AMEL 54, HOLLIS Hull # 14


Re: [Amel Keel

amelforme
 

Hi Fellow AMEL owners,

The keel on all Super Maramus is cast iron, not steel (big difference) and the keel is not
encased/encapsulated in fiberglass. It is faired in epoxy, primed, and painted with
anti-fouling.

There is a very definitive procedure for repairing or replacing the epoxy coating that I
would be pleased to elaborate on if anyone has an interest.

All the best,
Joel F. Potter
AMEL 54, HOLLIS Hull # 14


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Keel drainage

Richard Piller <richard03801@...>
 

HI, Hey, did the water come from the keel or from the
rudder skeg. The rudder is hollow and will drain. I
don't know of any plugs in the Keel itself. The keep
should be cast steel incased in fiberglass.
good luck
Richard SM 209
--- itacknjibe <itacknjibe@yahoo.com> wrote:

We hauled our SM2000 #404 in Nov, and found that a
large amount of
water drained from the keel through a small hole
about 1-2 cm in
diameter in the bottom of the keel. It is round, and
looks as if it
belongs there, but I don'r remember seeing it the
last time we hauled.
My question is, is it supposed to be open, or did a
plug fall out? We
plan to put her back in the water in June, so if
anyone can help I
would appreciate it.
Bill and Cathy Nation
Sogno di Mare
SM2K #404




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Keel drainage

itacknjibe
 

We hauled our SM2000 #404 in Nov, and found that a large amount of
water drained from the keel through a small hole about 1-2 cm in
diameter in the bottom of the keel. It is round, and looks as if it
belongs there, but I don'r remember seeing it the last time we hauled.
My question is, is it supposed to be open, or did a plug fall out? We
plan to put her back in the water in June, so if anyone can help I
would appreciate it.
Bill and Cathy Nation
Sogno di Mare
SM2K #404