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Tips for the passage from Chesapeake to St. Maarten?

Scott SV Tengah
 

Hi all,

We're anchored in DC right now and will head south after my boss (aka insurance) allows me to do so. The intent is to stage in Hampton or Norfolk and make the offshore passage to St. Maarten. I believe it's a tad under 1500 nm.

I know many of you have made this passage before so I am hoping to get some tips on how to best time it and also any tips in general. The east coast gets unpredictable in November and we're watching weather, trying to understand the patterns. The conventional wisdom of leaving on a NW'er doesn't seem to make sense for Norfolk because it seems it will take us 2 days to completely clear the Gulf Stream and we don't want to be out in it when the wind clocks to the NE.

Other tidbits I've gotten is that it's not worth it to stop in Bermuda and plan on 10 days more or less. Head E-SE until we get to the 65W and then rhumb line it to St. Maarten. 

It will be just the two of us, FYI. Any and all tips appreciated.

--
Scott 
2007 A54 #69
SV Tengah
http://www.svtengah.com


Re: Track on main boom SM

karkauai
 

Hi Danny, timely question.  I thought they were aluminum.

Kent Robertson
S/V Kristy
karkauai@...
USA cell: 828-234-6819

On Oct 28, 2019, at 4:59 AM, Danny and Yvonne SIMMS <simms@...> wrote:



Hi all,

Has anyone replaced the bolts holding the track onto the top of the main boom on the SM 2000. I would particularly like to know what the material of the bolts is so I can get the same to replace them with. Mine are an alloy of some sort. Most definitely not stainless of any kind. They are M 8x50mm countersunk head and thread into the boom, no nuts.

Regards

Danny

SM 299

Ocean Pearl


Re: Amel Santorin Specs and Alterations

Mark & Debbie Mueller
 

My advice would be to become very VERY familiar with both models.  You will then be able to evaluate different vessels and understand what prior owners have or have not done.  One common thread that seems to run through the Amel product line is that Henri did things for a specific reason on a particular model - and that it seems to have worked out well over the years.  I was always told not to change anything on the vessel until you have sailed it for one year; I think it was good advice.

You are entering the mariners world so think seriously about how long major modifications or tasks will take to complete.  Good luck.
--
Mark & Debbie Mueller
Brass Ring  A54


Re: Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

Scott SV Tengah
 

I'd be interested in buying one.

Somewhat related but has anyone replaced the rubber hoses on their D3-110? Ours is around 2250 hours now and 12 years old. I presume the previous owner did not replace them. They look decent but failure will likely happen so I am considering pre-emptive replacement. 

I could just order from a marina-based Volvo dealer but I am hoping there's a cheaper source?

--
Scott 
2007 A54 #69
SV Tengah
http://www.svtengah.com


Re: Amel Santorin Specs and Alterations

Orion Martin
 

P.S. Do Santorins also come with water makers?


Amel Santorin Specs and Alterations

Orion Martin
 

Good evening everyone,

After many months of struggling between the Super Maramu and the Santorin, we have settled on the Santorin to do a circumnavigation. In the end the main reasons was cost and time. We considered the possibility that a circumnavigation would take three years, in which all likelyhood we would never use the boat again once we had finished. While the SM is the perfect boat for us (if there is such a thing in yachting), the expenses involved to get the boat up to scratch before we even set sail (let alone the cost of the boat) we found hard to justify for a three year trip. So our next option is the Santorin, in which we think we can modify the galley (to include washing machine and extra bench space), modify the portside seating, add air con to the aft cabin, possibly build a solar arch and install lithium batteries, plus standard antifouling paint/servicing/other minor modifications for under $300k AUD(including the purchase of the boat. Any thoughts on this scenario and its feasibility would be most appreciated.

Regarding the Santorin, I have a few burning questions that i haven't been able to source the information for. Does the Santorin have:
- Freezer under salon seating?
- Any aircon? ( and is there space to install aircon units in aft/forward cabins and salon?)
- Is the Santorin 12V or 24V, and what is the advantage of having 24V compared with 12V?
- If I install the lithium batteries in the passageway, is it possible to fit a small generator in the engine room and do I need one? ( If I have lithium batteries and solar arch, I figure I may only have to turn on the main engine once a day to help charge the batteries with the lithium batteries holding enough power to run aircon in aft cabin during the evening).

I understand purchasing a yacht I would most likely not make any money when it came time to sell, though in this case i would hope to break even especially if we went to the trouble of doing these modifications to the Santorin that future buyers would appreciate. The only thing bugging me is whether the total cost involved with such an enterprise would be mostly recovered or I am throwing good money after bad and could perhaps be better off spending more to buy an SM with less headache.

Again thoughts and recommendations greatly appreciated.

Kindest regards 
Orion


Re: Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

Paul Dowd and Sharon Brown
 

Bill,

 

I may be interested in both. I have a D3-110i-C and MDKBN 11kva, and will be in Grenada next couple of months. I should be able to check them both out in November when we haul out.

 

I have cleaned up the genset elbow before, have not looked at the Volvo. Is this straightforward to remove?

 

Cheers,

Paul

S/Y Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse
Sent: 27 October 2019 20:04
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Teun,

 

Yes and maybe. 

 

It is probably going to be 4-6 weeks before HDI begins production of the D3 elbow. 

 

I asked them to consider the Onan. The 7.5 and 11kw Onans have the same elbow. 

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

 

On Sun, Oct 27, 2019, 1:51 PM Teun BAAS <teun@...> wrote:

Hi Bill,

 

Are these SS elbows the same for all VOLVO D3 110 – like I now have the “H” version of the D3?

 

Do they also make one for the ONAN generator model I have on board?

 

Best Regards Teun

SV AMELIT  A54  #128

 

NOUMEA  NEW CALEDONIA

October 28, 2019 05:51:21

 

https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/AMELIT

 

 

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2019 08:23
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Jeffery,

 

Great!

 

HDI will use it to make a mold, then make an investment cast stainless steel elbow for the D3. For those of you that don't know what we are discussing, many marine engines including Yanmar and Volvo have either a cast iron or welded stainless steel exhaust elbow. These almost always fail, and seem to fail at an inconvenient time. I had my Yanmar welded stainless steel elbow fail in Thailand. The Yanmar OEM part cost me Yanmar list price of $500 plus $500 duty. HDI sells an investment cast stainless steel elbow for less than $300.

 

HDI is a Preferred Vendor of Amel Yacht Owners School. Many Amel owners have added HDI exhaust elbows to their engines. I did. As far as I know, everyone is satisfied and all are very happy with the product and price. I assume that HDI will have the D3-110 part available in 4-6 weeks. The contact information I have is:

HDI Marine Ltd
www.hdimarine.net
Hailey Wilkerson, Director of Marketing


--

CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

   

 

 

 

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 1:21 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

I got it. I replied mine. I'll bring it back with me and send it to you monday

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/26/19 2:12 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Yes

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

 

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 12:29 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

Bill, are you looking for the exhaust elbow coming off the turbo?

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/24/19 1:33 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

If one of you has a Volvo D3-110 exhaust elbow, I could use it. 

 

As you probably know HDI Marine the manufacturer of Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbows is a Preferred Vendor of Yacht School

 

I just received an email from HDI asking if I could locate a D3-110 elbow for them to use to make a mold which will allow them to produce a Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbow for the D3-110. If you have an old one in any condition, it will work.

 

Let me know.

 

Bill


--

CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

   

 


--
Cheers
Paul
Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98


Track on main boom SM

Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi all,

Has anyone replaced the bolts holding the track onto the top of the main boom on the SM 2000. I would particularly like to know what the material of the bolts is so I can get the same to replace them with. Mine are an alloy of some sort. Most definitely not stainless of any kind. They are M 8x50mm countersunk head and thread into the boom, no nuts.

Regards

Danny

SM 299

Ocean Pearl


Water ingress into forpeak

ngtnewington Newington
 

Some weeks ago I promised to send a photo of the leak into the bow thruster compartment.
The little gutter round the hatch has two drain pipes that connect to the box into which the thruster propeller is housed when up. The water was leaking where the hoses connect to the box. I smeared some black silicone around the hose and the leak stopped.
Just had a good thrash round Cape Malea southern tip of the Pelepponesus. Now in Monvasia I thought I would check. As you can see dry as a bone.
Nick
S/Y Amelia
AML 54-019 Monemvassia


Replacing Mango Bowthruster #replacement #solution

Alan Ogilvie
 

Hi,
We need to replace the bowthruster on Mango no. 52. It has several serious problems which seem unfixable.

1. will replacement from a Super Maramu work? We have 24v for the bowtruster anyway- the issue is wheter it will physically fit and  is the hole for the retractable shaft the same size?

2. Has anyone sourced/fitted replacement retractable bowthrusters other than from Amel? 

Kind regards
Alan
Mango nr 52 SV Gorodish


Re: Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

Teun BAAS
 

Hi Bill,

Great - I am not in a hurry as engine was installed 17 months ago and I assume (hope) the original is still good: was going to get as spare. Same for Onan: we replaced with a new one at same time as new VOLVO installed.

Thanks for setting this up. 

On the same note I had a new AMEL supplied 3 way raw water manifold which in my case attached to the plastic elbow coming from the raw water chest. As you know the original one on board when I got the boat broke off when we tried to replace the hoses; ordered new from AMEL and installed Q2 2018 and was still corroding. In VANUATU I decided not to take the risk as originally I was going via THE BANKS into SOLOMONS and I had it replaced by an all plastic (I call it plastic but it is similar material as the OEM water chest). So far so good but it is clearly an interim solution. It was suggested to me to see if the whole raw water chest including the 3 way manifold could be manufactured from non corrosive material. Looking at an AMEL 50 video (YouTube SAILING AQUARIUS) I saw that AMEL is now having raw water manifold where the generator; engine; water maker etc. each have there own individual valve. Great idea. 

Brgds Teun


On Oct 28, 2019, at 07:03, CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io <brouse@...> wrote:


Teun,

Yes and maybe. 

It is probably going to be 4-6 weeks before HDI begins production of the D3 elbow. 

I asked them to consider the Onan. The 7.5 and 11kw Onans have the same elbow. 

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

On Sun, Oct 27, 2019, 1:51 PM Teun BAAS <teun@...> wrote:

Hi Bill,

 

Are these SS elbows the same for all VOLVO D3 110 – like I now have the “H” version of the D3?

 

Do they also make one for the ONAN generator model I have on board?

 

Best Regards Teun

SV AMELIT  A54  #128

 

NOUMEA  NEW CALEDONIA

October 28, 2019 05:51:21

 

https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/AMELIT

 

 

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2019 08:23
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Jeffery,

 

Great!

 

HDI will use it to make a mold, then make an investment cast stainless steel elbow for the D3. For those of you that don't know what we are discussing, many marine engines including Yanmar and Volvo have either a cast iron or welded stainless steel exhaust elbow. These almost always fail, and seem to fail at an inconvenient time. I had my Yanmar welded stainless steel elbow fail in Thailand. The Yanmar OEM part cost me Yanmar list price of $500 plus $500 duty. HDI sells an investment cast stainless steel elbow for less than $300.

 

HDI is a Preferred Vendor of Amel Yacht Owners School. Many Amel owners have added HDI exhaust elbows to their engines. I did. As far as I know, everyone is satisfied and all are very happy with the product and price. I assume that HDI will have the D3-110 part available in 4-6 weeks. The contact information I have is:

HDI Marine Ltd
www.hdimarine.net
Hailey Wilkerson, Director of Marketing


--

CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

   

 

 

 

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 1:21 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

I got it. I replied mine. I'll bring it back with me and send it to you monday

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/26/19 2:12 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Yes

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

 

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 12:29 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

Bill, are you looking for the exhaust elbow coming off the turbo?

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/24/19 1:33 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

If one of you has a Volvo D3-110 exhaust elbow, I could use it. 

 

As you probably know HDI Marine the manufacturer of Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbows is a Preferred Vendor of Yacht School

 

I just received an email from HDI asking if I could locate a D3-110 elbow for them to use to make a mold which will allow them to produce a Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbow for the D3-110. If you have an old one in any condition, it will work.

 

Let me know.

 

Bill


--

CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

   

 


Re: Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Teun,

Yes and maybe. 

It is probably going to be 4-6 weeks before HDI begins production of the D3 elbow. 

I asked them to consider the Onan. The 7.5 and 11kw Onans have the same elbow. 

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

On Sun, Oct 27, 2019, 1:51 PM Teun BAAS <teun@...> wrote:

Hi Bill,

 

Are these SS elbows the same for all VOLVO D3 110 – like I now have the “H” version of the D3?

 

Do they also make one for the ONAN generator model I have on board?

 

Best Regards Teun

SV AMELIT  A54  #128

 

NOUMEA  NEW CALEDONIA

October 28, 2019 05:51:21

 

https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/AMELIT

 

 

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2019 08:23
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Jeffery,

 

Great!

 

HDI will use it to make a mold, then make an investment cast stainless steel elbow for the D3. For those of you that don't know what we are discussing, many marine engines including Yanmar and Volvo have either a cast iron or welded stainless steel exhaust elbow. These almost always fail, and seem to fail at an inconvenient time. I had my Yanmar welded stainless steel elbow fail in Thailand. The Yanmar OEM part cost me Yanmar list price of $500 plus $500 duty. HDI sells an investment cast stainless steel elbow for less than $300.

 

HDI is a Preferred Vendor of Amel Yacht Owners School. Many Amel owners have added HDI exhaust elbows to their engines. I did. As far as I know, everyone is satisfied and all are very happy with the product and price. I assume that HDI will have the D3-110 part available in 4-6 weeks. The contact information I have is:

HDI Marine Ltd
www.hdimarine.net
Hailey Wilkerson, Director of Marketing


--

CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

   

 

 

 

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 1:21 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

I got it. I replied mine. I'll bring it back with me and send it to you monday

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/26/19 2:12 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Yes

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

 

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 12:29 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

Bill, are you looking for the exhaust elbow coming off the turbo?

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/24/19 1:33 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

If one of you has a Volvo D3-110 exhaust elbow, I could use it. 

 

As you probably know HDI Marine the manufacturer of Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbows is a Preferred Vendor of Yacht School

 

I just received an email from HDI asking if I could locate a D3-110 elbow for them to use to make a mold which will allow them to produce a Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbow for the D3-110. If you have an old one in any condition, it will work.

 

Let me know.

 

Bill


--

CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

   

 


Re: prop suddenly turning

Mark Erdos
 

Hi Miles,

We have the same sign on Cream Puff. There was a conversation previously
about which gear to leave the vessel in when underway and Oliver confirmed
Amels are fitted with varying setups and some are to be in forward and some
reverse.

I do know it is not good to have the prop spin while in gear underway with
the engine stopped. I have only one thought. Is the prop clean and able to
fold. If the prop is not feathering, this would add pressure to turn. Let's
hope it is this simple.


With best regards,

Mark

Skipper
Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275
Currently cruising - Vista Mar, Panama
www.creampuff.us


Re: prop suddenly turning

Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi Miles.

I speak from experience with the Hurth/ZF non hydraulic gear box. The insructions that came with my new Volvo D2 75 on a helm station decal is to have the gear either in neutral (spinning freely) or reverse, never forward.HOWEVER, the purpose when in gear is to stop the prop rotating at all. The slow spin you are seeing will be wearing your plates. Put it in the gear that stops the prop dead. I have a wierd experience. Sometimes that is forward gear  sometimes reverse. What I do is lift the engine compartment lid when I stop the motor and am sailing with the gear in neutral. Prop spinning merrily. I put it into gear. If there is a satisfying clunk and the prop stops dead. Thats the gear I leave it in. If it slows without the clunk  I put it in the other. I have no idea why, but it has worked like that for years.  I know the slow spin is damaging. There is no rhyme nor reason to this.

Regards

Danny

SM 299

Ocean Pearl

On 28 October 2019 at 04:05 Miles <milesbid@...> wrote:


Dear Amelians,
I am heading for Bermuda and then Marinique..  I just noticed that the propeller shaft was turning when I was sailing and the throttle handle was flat forward as Amel said to dol.  I have no shaft break and an AutoProp propeller.  My boat is SM 216.  I have owned it from new.  There is a placard attached to the boat in front of the shift lever.  The placard says, quite strongly, to always have the shift  in forward when sailing and I have always done this.  Just now, I noticed that the shaft was rotating slowly with the gear in forward and the boat going about 5 knots. It was slow and I could stop it with my foot.  Does this mean that the clutches in the transmission were slipping and wearing?   I don't understand how the shaft can turn when it is in gear and the engine is stopped.
I tried putting it in reverse and the shaft stopped.  Doing this means passing through neutral to start the motor.  In neutral, the prop spins fast in reverse and putting the transmission in forward causes a big jerk on the transmission clutches. 
I don't know what to do and I would be grateful for advice.
 Regards,
MIles,
S/Y Ladybug, sm216  350 miles NW of Bermuda.


Re: Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

Teun BAAS
 

Hi Bill,

 

Are these SS elbows the same for all VOLVO D3 110 – like I now have the “H” version of the D3?

 

Do they also make one for the ONAN generator model I have on board?

 

Best Regards Teun

SV AMELIT  A54  #128

 

NOUMEA  NEW CALEDONIA

October 28, 2019 05:51:21

 

https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/AMELIT

 

 

 

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2019 08:23
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Jeffery,

 

Great!

 

HDI will use it to make a mold, then make an investment cast stainless steel elbow for the D3. For those of you that don't know what we are discussing, many marine engines including Yanmar and Volvo have either a cast iron or welded stainless steel exhaust elbow. These almost always fail, and seem to fail at an inconvenient time. I had my Yanmar welded stainless steel elbow fail in Thailand. The Yanmar OEM part cost me Yanmar list price of $500 plus $500 duty. HDI sells an investment cast stainless steel elbow for less than $300.

 

HDI is a Preferred Vendor of Amel Yacht Owners School. Many Amel owners have added HDI exhaust elbows to their engines. I did. As far as I know, everyone is satisfied and all are very happy with the product and price. I assume that HDI will have the D3-110 part available in 4-6 weeks. The contact information I have is:

HDI Marine Ltd
www.hdimarine.net
Hailey Wilkerson, Director of Marketing


--

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CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

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On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 1:21 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

I got it. I replied mine. I'll bring it back with me and send it to you monday

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/26/19 2:12 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

Yes

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970

 

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 12:29 PM JEFFREY KRAUS <jmkraus@...> wrote:

Bill, are you looking for the exhaust elbow coming off the turbo?

 

 

 

Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

-------- Original message --------

From: CW Bill Rouse <brouse@...>

Date: 10/24/19 1:33 PM (GMT-04:00)

Subject: [AmelYachtOwners] Volvo D3 - 110 Exhaust Elbow needed

 

If one of you has a Volvo D3-110 exhaust elbow, I could use it. 

 

As you probably know HDI Marine the manufacturer of Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbows is a Preferred Vendor of Yacht School

 

I just received an email from HDI asking if I could locate a D3-110 elbow for them to use to make a mold which will allow them to produce a Stainless Steel Investment Cast elbow for the D3-110. If you have an old one in any condition, it will work.

 

Let me know.

 

Bill


--

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CW Bill Rouse Amel Yacht Owners School

Address: 720 Winnie, Galveston Island, Texas 77550 

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Re: Infos about Break in the Main Mast Furler

Porter McRoberts
 

Alexander 
I and others have had the same issue. The motor is a common one, Leroy Somers as I recall, commonly used in winches so it can be found. Ours was so badly coroded to the housingthat we just ended up getting a new one from Amel. It’s such an important piece that we felt it worth it. The key is to keep an eye on that seal!  And perhaps cover it when in storage to guard against uv degradation. 
Getting it in and out of the mast can be a bit of a head scratcher, but it does go. 

Best of luck. 
Porter 
S/V IBIS A54-152
Opua, NZ

Excuse the errors.  
Sent from my IPhone 
Www.fouribis.com

On Oct 28, 2019, at 1:58 AM, Alexander Hofmann <DACJ@...> wrote:

Hi Amel 54 friends,
my main mast furler did block due to corrosion inside, after 8 years of operation. The rubber sealing ring above was broken, and there has been no drain hole in the lower part. Funny. Both Topics are resolved with a new furler (NOT lowcost) from AMEL. I try to repair the old one to have a spare furler onboard.
The break inside the furler in the lower section is strongly corroded and needs repair or replacement. 
I am sure that I am not the first and not the last who has had or will have this problem. 
My question: Does anybody has information and experience about the mechanical parts, the electrical connection, or even where the mechanical parts of this break could be found for purchase?
Thanks for your help!!!
Alexander
SY Oceanica I. Amel 54#156 from 2010


Re: prop suddenly turning

Ian Park
 

Santorin prop alternator operates with gear lever in neutral.
Same notice as others, do not put gear on forward when sailing.

On 27 Oct 2019, at 17:06, Elja Röllinghoff Balu SM 222 <@Balu> wrote:

He all
I think the forward rotation by sail is no problem by the SM because a lot of SM have a alternator on the c drive . When he is working the prop works forward to push the alternator

Elja SM Balu 222

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Re: prop suddenly turning

Elja Röllinghoff Balu SM 222
 

He all
I think the forward rotation by sail is no problem by the SM because a lot of SM have a alternator on the c drive . When he is working the prop works forward to push the alternator

Elja SM Balu 222

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Re: prop suddenly turning

Paul Dowd and Sharon Brown
 

Franchement = properly

 

Cheers,

Paul

S/Y Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98

 

From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ryan Meador
Sent: 27 October 2019 20:30
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] prop suddenly turning

 

Our boat has a little placard next to the shifter which reads "Sous voiles, moteur arrêté. NE JAMAIS LAISSER LE LEVIER EMBRAYE dans la POSITION QUI NE STOPPE PAS franchement l'hélice." (crazy capitalization in original)  Which I translate to "Under sail, motor stopped.  NEVER LEAVE THE SHIFT LEVER in a POSITION WHICH DOES NOT STOP the propeller ."  If I take a slightly looser translation, "Under sail without motor: never leave the shift lever in a position which allows the propeller to spin freely."

 

So it doesn't actually tell you which position to put it in, just that you should make it stop.  It doesn't even tell you to make it stop spinning, but I think that's implied.  I've noticed on mine that it will slowly spin if put in forward, so I always leave it in reverse.  I believe the original owner of our boat did the same.  But the text does say something about the free spinning of the propeller (I think; "franchement" doesn't seem to have a direct translation to English in this context. Google Translate just drops it from the sentence entirely) so it's possible that slowly rotating is fine.

 

Ryan and Kelly

SM 233 Iteration

Boston, MA, USA

 

On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 11:33 AM Gerhard Mueller via Groups.Io <carcode=me.com@groups.io> wrote:

I don't know which gearbox your Amel has. But my Sharki has the Hurth HBW20 gearbox and the placard says, quite strongly, to NEVER have the shift in forward when sailing and the engine is stopped!
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Gerhard Mueller
Amel Sharki #60
Currently Kalamata, Greece


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Cheers
Paul
Ya Fohi - Amel 54 #98


Re: prop suddenly turning

Elja Röllinghoff Balu SM 222
 

He Mlles
I think it is possible the Prop is a little dirty and he is not in the right position?
Maybe you trey to give him a push in the back position . When you are lucky he gos in the forward position in the right position and stop to turn
Best Elja
SM Balu 222

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