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Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] who does ONAN PCB board repairs?

Alex Ramseyer <alexramseyer@...>
 

Eric,
I'm currently in Martinique, but will be in Colombia later this year. So if you want to provide the adress of your friend in Bogota, I might send it or visit him with my board while travelling the country..
Thanks for your help,
Alex
NO STRESS, AMEL54#15



On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 11:12:44 PM GMT-4, 'sailormon' kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] wrote:


 

Alex,

Did you look at the ground connection on the old board. On mine it was very slightly tarnished. I cleaned it up an

I was back in action.

Fair Winds

Eric

Kimberlite Amel Super Maramu #376

 

Where are you located?

A friend of mine repairs circuit boards regardless where they  came from.

He just fixed the circuit board on my high tech exercise bike that the factory said could not be repaired and no spares were available.

Unfortunately he is in Bogota.

 

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 1:56 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] who does ONAN PCB board repairs?

 

 

Dear Amelians,

I had to buy a new PCB board for my ONAN generator which finally seems to work fine for more than just a couple days...

I kept my old board, hoping to find someone who knows how to analyze faults and eventually repair this rather expensive part and then keep it as a spare.

So does anyone of you know somebody who could do this work?

Best regards,

Alex, SY NO STRESS

AMEL54 #15


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Dessalator watermaker diaphragm accumulator

Jean-Pierre's MacBook Air <jgermain@...>
 

Hello Thomas,

The best guy to talk to is Martijn De Jong; he designed the Duo 100.

+34 637 890 333

He’s in Spain or spain@...

Kind regards,

Jean-Pierre Germain
SY Eleuthera, SM 007, Panama

On 9 Jan 2018, at 14:41, SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:


Hi Amelians,

The high pressure diaphragm accumulator on our dessalator duo 100 failed due to rust. Amazing for a supposedly stainless steel device 5mm thick. 

Did anybody else experience that issue?

I'm struggling to find an exact replacement from Hydac, their current catalog does not feature the same attachments ends. 
( ref is SB0210 - 0,16 E2/302 U - 210HK030)
Does anybody have a suitable alternative?


Fair winds and fresh water to all!

Thomas
GARULFO 
Amel 54#122
Barbados



Bonding wire question

Bill & Judy Rouse <yahoogroups@...>
 

I haven't asked a question is a long time...so here goes.

This question is about the large soldered bundle of bonding wires located above the gray water sump.

Has anyone counted and traced these wires...and can tell me:
  1. How many wires are joined at this bundle on their boat? This will vary based on production year, options, and possibly owner-modifications.
  2. What each wire protects and where it terminates?
​I believe it will help everyone to have this information.

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Commander Emeritus

Amel School  http://www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550

+1(832) 380-4970


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Dessalator watermaker diaphragm accumulator

VLADIMIR SONSEV
 

Thomas

Any brand of the same or greater volume and pressure can do this job. Check with Parker  Haniffin. Thay have good accumulators.

Vladimir 
SM 345 "Life is Good"


On Jan 9, 2018 15:41, "SV Garulfo svgarulfo@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 


Hi Amelians,

The high pressure diaphragm accumulator on our dessalator duo 100 failed due to rust. Amazing for a supposedly stainless steel device 5mm thick. 

Did anybody else experience that issue?

I'm struggling to find an exact replacement from Hydac, their current catalog does not feature the same attachments ends. 
( ref is SB0210 - 0,16 E2/302 U - 210HK030)
Does anybody have a suitable alternative?


Fair winds and fresh water to all!

Thomas
GARULFO 
Amel 54#122
Barbados



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Coppercoat?

Mark Erdos
 

Part of the argument for Copper Coat is their claim you save money not having to haul the boat as often. However, you will still need to haul an Amel to do drive maintenance. Therefore, not much of a savings when you think about it.

 

Also, the procedure to apply Copper Coat is not something an everyday boat yard does often or knows how to do. It is not as easy to apply as paint.

 

My 2 cents

 

 

With best regards,

 

Mark

 

Skipper

Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275

Currently cruising - Martinique

www.creampuff.us

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:11 AM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Coppercoat?

 

 

Hello there
I’d be interested if n group members thoughts and ideas experience with coppercoat
Assuming the hull is dry and well prepared etc
All the best for the new year
Miles
Maramu


Re: Coppercoat?

greatketch@...
 

Miles,

Coppercoat seems to be one of those things that sailors love to argue over--almost as much as which anchor is best. Some people think it is great stuff, others are very disappointed.  Some differences in opinion seem to be varying expectations, and others seem to come from using it in different environments. 

I have one piece of data, for your "what it is worth" pile...  The previous owners of Harmonie put on Coppercoat. Within a year they had it stripped off and went back to a conventional ablative paint.  I do not have any other information about the whys or wherefores on the changes, so it's not really a lot of help...

I have never been able to assemble data that convinced me one way or the other. It clearly works for some people, and not for others. I am sure that SOME of the failure stories are due to bad application, but I am also sure that not ALL of them are.    

Bill Kinney
SM160, Harmonie
North Bimini, Bahamas


---In amelyachtowners@..., <smilesbernard@...> wrote :

Hello there
I’d be interested if n group members thoughts and ideas experience with coppercoat
Assuming the hull is dry and well prepared etc
All the best for the new year
Miles
Maramu


Dessalator watermaker diaphragm accumulator

Sv Garulfo
 


Hi Amelians,

The high pressure diaphragm accumulator on our dessalator duo 100 failed due to rust. Amazing for a supposedly stainless steel device 5mm thick. 

Did anybody else experience that issue?

I'm struggling to find an exact replacement from Hydac, their current catalog does not feature the same attachments ends. 
( ref is SB0210 - 0,16 E2/302 U - 210HK030)
Does anybody have a suitable alternative?


Fair winds and fresh water to all!

Thomas
GARULFO 
Amel 54#122
Barbados


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

greatketch@...
 

James,

There are three seals involved:

-The "outer" seals which do the primary sealing when the thruster is lifted underway, 
-The "inner" seal which seals when the thruster is lowered, and 
-The lip seal which keeps water out while moving in between "up" and "down".

The "inner seal" (the one you can see inside the cabin), is not really doing any meaningful sealing while the thruster is in the raised position, only when it is down for operation.

If your seals are relatively new and are leaking a bit while underway, you can probably fix it by raising the thurster's pinned position a few millimeters and compressing the seals more. You might want to try this before you replace the seals.  The foam gaskets that make the lower seal take a bit of a "set" when they are first compressed, so need a bit more compression to stay sealed for the long term.

Once you drop the thruster lower unit and lift it up on deck, it is a simple matter to replace the "lower" seals, as well as the others.

A general comment from the last service I did on our thruster:

The shaft tube was "furry" with glass fibers.  They would have torn up the lip seal in very short order, so I ran 800 grit sand paper over the shaft to be sure it was smooth, and then liberally greased it with waterproof silicon grease. 

Bill Kinney
SM160, Harmonie
North Bimini, Bahamas


---In amelyachtowners@..., <jamescromie@...> wrote :

Thanks for the replies regarding the bow thruster. It was service only a year Ago and had new seals installed, though I noted some water seepage around the inside donut while under sail.  It would be nice to change just the inner seals, but I’m concerned that the compression fit of the outer seals may be part of the problem. 

As far as changing the name, I haven’t gone through the ritual of changing the nam yet ... so everything is still “la Bella Vita “ until that time... 
James


On Jan 9, 2018, at 6:25 AM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Good morning James,

I saved mine (and it is for sale).
I might be (50% chance) in Martinique on the 15 and can bring it if you want to borrow (or buy) it. But having so many Amel there I am sure you can borrow one much sooner.

How come La Bella Vita will become Soteria? Selling your? Or haven’t you changed the name since you purchase her?

Alexandre

--------------------------------------------
On Mon, 1/8/18, jamescromie@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Monday, January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM


 






Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bimini Marinas

greatketch@...
 


Brown's shore power is the last piece of the hurricane damage to be repaired.  The new power pylons are all in place, and they are wiring them up.  Should be back shortly...

Bill Kinney
SM160, Harmonie
North Bimini, Bahamas





---In amelyachtowners@..., <mcerdos@...> wrote :

What happened to the shore power at Brown’s? They had power when we were there a couple of years back.

 

 

With best regards,

 

Mark

 

Skipper

Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275

Currently cruising - Martinique

www.creampuff.us

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Monday, January 8, 2018 8:43 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Inverter/Charger wiring advise

 

 

John,

 

We'll second the vote for Browns. The only downside is that right now they don't have shore power on the docks, so if that is important to you, Bimini Big Game might be the better choice.  They are working on it...on island time. Everything else is in very good shape. Bimini Big Game looks nice on a walk through, although this time of year (between fishing seasons) everything here is really quiet. Right now there are three boats in Brown's, maybe a half dozen in Bimini Big Game.  Might change for the weekend, there is a big wahoo fishing tournament.

 

If you do come to Brown's and you want the restaurants and bars at Bimini Big Game, they are just a short walk away.

 

We're pulling out of Brown's tomorrow, and anchoring in Nixons Harbor for a day or two, then heading up to Freeport, then to the Berry Islands... then south... Watch for us on AIS!

 

All the marinas here have a very strong tidal current that runs through more or less parallel to the slips, so be ready for it.  The entrance channel has plenty of water, and the buoys are in place and correctly mark the channel, although they don't match the chart exactly. Trust the buoys more than the chart. Except...there was one errant red nun that was sitting right on top of the sand bar that wasn't on the chart at all, and looked to have drifted in from somewhere else.

 

Enjoy!

 

Bill Kinney

SM160, Harmonie

North Bimini, Bahamas


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Coppercoat?

Jean-Pierre's MacBook Air <jgermain@...>
 

I’ve got copper coat on Eleuthera.  Works good against Barnacles… bit less efficient against the green stuff.

Jean-Pierre
SY Eleuthera, SM 007
Panama

On 9 Jan 2018, at 10:11, smiles bernard smilesbernard@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Hello there
I’d be interested if n group members thoughts and ideas experience with coppercoat
Assuming the hull is dry and well prepared etc
All the best for the new year
Miles
Maramu 




Coppercoat?

smiles bernard
 

Hello there
I’d be interested if n group members thoughts and ideas experience with coppercoat
Assuming the hull is dry and well prepared etc
All the best for the new year
Miles
Maramu


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

VLADIMIR SONSEV
 

I have had very slow leak. I applied heavy grease on the shaft and it stopped the leake.

Vladimir 
SM 345 LIFE IS GOOD
Curently on Martinique waiting to get to LA Marine 


On Jan 9, 2018 09:16, "Leo Hauer leopold.hauer@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

Yes, i have it. I am on Ponton 5 592 SM YinYang


Leo


Von meinem iPad gesendet

Am 09.01.2018 um 01:47 schrieb jamescromie@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>:

 

Hello everyone - I'm directing this email to Amel owners in Martinique - 

I need to change out lip seals on my bow thruster and I'd like to remove the lower unit with the boat in the water.  To do so, I would need the wooden shaft that attaches to the lower unit to lower it out of the hull.  


Does anyone have one on hand that I could borrow for a day or two?  I will be in Le Marin between 1/9 and 1/16.  


Good evening to you all. 


James

La Bella Vita (soon to be Soteria) 

SM347

Le Marin



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Inverter/Charger wiring advise

John Clark
 

Thanks for the heads up Mark.  We will take a look at Browns before we head out.

On Jan 8, 2018 6:48 PM, "'Mark Erdos' mcerdos@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:
 

John, ref: Bimini Big Game Marina – wouldn’t recommend it. It has gone way down-hill since Guy Harvey sold his interest in it, really not worth the money. I would suggest Browns. Easy in and out, not at all fancy but the price is right. You will find most cruisers stop at Browns. From Browns it is a 5 min walk to Immigration at BBGM and then Customs is a litter further up the road in the pink building (police station).

 

 

With best regards,

 

Mark

 

Skipper

Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275

Currently cruising - Martinique

www.creampuff.us

 

From: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com [mailto:amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Monday, January 8, 2018 6:21 PM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Inverter/Charger wiring advise

 

 

Hi Bill,  we are planning  to leave St.. Augustine later this week and head to Bimini, then slow cruise thru Bahamas...continuing south.  

 

We are planning on checking in at Bimini Big Game Marina and staying for a day or two.

 

John

 

On Jan 8, 2018 12:24 PM, "greatketch@... [amelyachtowners]" <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 

Colin,

 

We actually use the second battery charger much of the time when we are charging with the genset. Our new batteries can easily take over 100 amps of charging current for much of the charge cycle.  Adding another 50 amps to the 70 the Victron makes, just makes things faster.



Anything we can do to reduce the genset duty cycle make our lives more enjoyable and the boat more self-sufficient.



So far our solar installation, charger upgrade, and switching battery types has dropped us from about three hours a day, down to an average of a bit less than one hour a day, with many days of none at all. Which should drop even further as the sun returns to the northern hemisphere :)

 

Bill Kinney

SM160, Harmonie

North Bimini, Bahamas

 

 



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

Leopold Hauer
 

Yes, i have it. I am on Ponton 5 592 SM YinYang


Leo


Von meinem iPad gesendet

Am 09.01.2018 um 01:47 schrieb jamescromie@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...>:

 

Hello everyone - I'm directing this email to Amel owners in Martinique - 

I need to change out lip seals on my bow thruster and I'd like to remove the lower unit with the boat in the water.  To do so, I would need the wooden shaft that attaches to the lower unit to lower it out of the hull.  


Does anyone have one on hand that I could borrow for a day or two?  I will be in Le Marin between 1/9 and 1/16.  


Good evening to you all. 


James

La Bella Vita (soon to be Soteria) 

SM347

Le Marin



Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Hello James,

In my case, I noted that that after motoring (bow thruster down) over 2.5 kt this is when the leak would start to appear. I thought it was from the shaft pushing and bending the seal (but never sure).
As much as I tried not to motor bow thruster down, some time were unavoidable (Turks & Caicos or Nassau with +2kt current)…

Sincerely, Alexandre




--------------------------------------------

On Tue, 1/9/18, James Cromie jamescromie@yahoo.com [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 6:12 AM


 









Thanks for the replies regarding the bow thruster.
It was service only a year Ago and had new seals installed,
though I noted some water seepage around the inside donut
while under sail.  It would be nice to change just the
inner seals, but I’m concerned that the compression fit of
the outer seals may be part of the problem. 
As far as changing the name, I
haven’t gone through the ritual of changing the nam yet
... so everything is still “la Bella Vita “ until that
time... James
Sent from my
iPhone
On Jan 9,
2018, at 6:25 AM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@rocketmail.com
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
wrote:
















 






Good morning James,



I saved mine (and it is for sale).

I might be (50% chance) in Martinique on the 15 and can
bring it if you want to borrow (or buy) it. But having so
many Amel there I am sure you can borrow one much sooner.




How come La Bella Vita will become Soteria? Selling your?
Or haven’t you changed the name since you purchase her?




Alexandre



--------------------------------------------

On Mon, 1/8/18, jamescromie@yahoo.com
[amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com>
wrote:



Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal
tool

To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com

Date: Monday, January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM





 



















Hello everyone - I'm directing this

email to Amel owners in Martinique - I need to

change out lip seals on my bow thruster and I'd like
to

remove the lower unit with the boat in the water.  To
do

so, I would need the wooden shaft that attaches to the
lower

unit to lower it out of the hull.  

Does anyone have one on hand that I

could borrow for a day or two?  I will be in Le Marin

between 1/9 and 1/16.  

Good

evening to you all. 

JamesLa Bella Vita (soon to be

Soteria) SM347Le Marin


Re: Mainsail Drop

Ian Park
 

My mainsail halliard was stuck after 18 months out of the water, so I couldn’t put the mainsail on. At Le Marin the AMEL lads got it moving by hauling down hard while turning the furl in motor back and forward so there was movement between the foil and the roller. This unstuck it. The top furler has a delrin core bearing which had got stuck. They weren’t sure whether it had deformed in the heat, but after spraying it with silicone spray it moved freely and was fine to use. I guess it probably got a lot of dust washed down between the bearing and the foil.

We also sprayed the bolt rope with silicone spray and it made the hoist very easy.

Ian
Ocean Hobo SN 96 - Antigua


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

James Cromie
 

Thanks for the replies regarding the bow thruster. It was service only a year Ago and had new seals installed, though I noted some water seepage around the inside donut while under sail.  It would be nice to change just the inner seals, but I’m concerned that the compression fit of the outer seals may be part of the problem. 

As far as changing the name, I haven’t gone through the ritual of changing the nam yet ... so everything is still “la Bella Vita “ until that time... 
James


On Jan 9, 2018, at 6:25 AM, Alexandre Uster von Baar uster@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

 

Good morning James,

I saved mine (and it is for sale).
I might be (50% chance) in Martinique on the 15 and can bring it if you want to borrow (or buy) it. But having so many Amel there I am sure you can borrow one much sooner.

How come La Bella Vita will become Soteria? Selling your? Or haven’t you changed the name since you purchase her?

Alexandre

--------------------------------------------
On Mon, 1/8/18, jamescromie@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool
To: amelyachtowners@...
Date: Monday, January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM


 









Hello everyone - I'm directing this
email to Amel owners in Martinique - I need to
change out lip seals on my bow thruster and I'd like to
remove the lower unit with the boat in the water.  To do
so, I would need the wooden shaft that attaches to the lower
unit to lower it out of the hull.  
Does anyone have one on hand that I
could borrow for a day or two?  I will be in Le Marin
between 1/9 and 1/16.  
Good
evening to you all. 
JamesLa Bella Vita (soon to be
Soteria) SM347Le Marin





Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bimini Marinas

Mark Erdos
 

What happened to the shore power at Brown’s? They had power when we were there a couple of years back.

 

 

With best regards,

 

Mark

 

Skipper

Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275

Currently cruising - Martinique

www.creampuff.us

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Monday, January 8, 2018 8:43 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Inverter/Charger wiring advise

 

 

John,

 

We'll second the vote for Browns. The only downside is that right now they don't have shore power on the docks, so if that is important to you, Bimini Big Game might be the better choice.  They are working on it...on island time. Everything else is in very good shape. Bimini Big Game looks nice on a walk through, although this time of year (between fishing seasons) everything here is really quiet. Right now there are three boats in Brown's, maybe a half dozen in Bimini Big Game.  Might change for the weekend, there is a big wahoo fishing tournament.

 

If you do come to Brown's and you want the restaurants and bars at Bimini Big Game, they are just a short walk away.

 

We're pulling out of Brown's tomorrow, and anchoring in Nixons Harbor for a day or two, then heading up to Freeport, then to the Berry Islands... then south... Watch for us on AIS!

 

All the marinas here have a very strong tidal current that runs through more or less parallel to the slips, so be ready for it.  The entrance channel has plenty of water, and the buoys are in place and correctly mark the channel, although they don't match the chart exactly. Trust the buoys more than the chart. Except...there was one errant red nun that was sitting right on top of the sand bar that wasn't on the chart at all, and looked to have drifted in from somewhere else.

 

Enjoy!

 

Bill Kinney

SM160, Harmonie

North Bimini, Bahamas

---In amelyachtowners@..., wrote :

John, ref: Bimini Big Game Marina – wouldn’t recommend it. It has gone way down-hill since Guy Harvey sold his interest in it, really not worth the money. I would suggest Browns. Easy in and out, not at all fancy but the price is right. You will find most cruisers stop at Browns. From Browns it is a 5 min walk to Immigration at BBGM and then Customs is a litter further up the road in the pink building (police station).

 

 

With best regards,

 

Mark

 

Skipper

Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275

Currently cruising - Martinique

www.creampuff.us

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Monday, January 8, 2018 6:21 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Inverter/Charger wiring advise

 

 

Hi Bill,  we are planning  to leave St.. Augustine later this week and head to Bimini, then slow cruise thru Bahamas...continuing south.  

 

We are planning on checking in at Bimini Big Game Marina and staying for a day or two.

 

John

 

 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

Mark Erdos
 

James,

 

You only need to use the special tool to replace the foam seals and lower lip seal. This usually only needs to be done at haul out. This requires fully removing the bow thruster. If you only wish to replace the upper lip seal and foam donut ring to stop any leaking, this can be done without fully removing the bow thruster. I have found that the upper lip seal (inside the boat) wearing out it the most often cause of any leaking.

 

To replace the upper seals, fasten a large hose clamp on the shaft to prevent the unit from falling out of the boat. Place the clamp about half way down the shaft. Disconnect the shaft from the motor and allow the unit to drop to the clamp sitting on the old seal. Slip a new foam and lip seal over the shaft at the top. Refasten the shaft to the motor and then remove the clamp. Remove the old lip foam and lip seals but cutting them in half. Clean the area. Then, slide down the new foam and lip seals. Secure them in place.

 

If you need some help, you know where to find me.

 

 

 

 

 

With best regards,

 

Mark

 

Skipper

Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff

www.creampuff.us

 

From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Monday, January 8, 2018 9:48 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

 

 

Hello everyone - I'm directing this email to Amel owners in Martinique - 

I need to change out lip seals on my bow thruster and I'd like to remove the lower unit with the boat in the water.  To do so, I would need the wooden shaft that attaches to the lower unit to lower it out of the hull.  

 

Does anyone have one on hand that I could borrow for a day or two?  I will be in Le Marin between 1/9 and 1/16.  

 

Good evening to you all. 

 

James

La Bella Vita (soon to be Soteria) 

SM347

Le Marin

 


Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool

Alexandre Uster von Baar
 

Good morning James,

I saved mine (and it is for sale).
I might be (50% chance) in Martinique on the 15 and can bring it if you want to borrow (or buy) it. But having so many Amel there I am sure you can borrow one much sooner.

How come La Bella Vita will become Soteria? Selling your? Or haven’t you changed the name since you purchase her?

Alexandre



--------------------------------------------

On Mon, 1/8/18, jamescromie@yahoo.com [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster shaft removal tool
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM


 









Hello everyone - I'm directing this
email to Amel owners in Martinique - I need to
change out lip seals on my bow thruster and I'd like to
remove the lower unit with the boat in the water.  To do
so, I would need the wooden shaft that attaches to the lower
unit to lower it out of the hull.  
Does anyone have one on hand that I
could borrow for a day or two?  I will be in Le Marin
between 1/9 and 1/16.  
Good
evening to you all. 
JamesLa Bella Vita (soon to be
Soteria) SM347Le Marin

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