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Amel Yacht Owners Group
*About:* The Amel Yacht Owners Group ( http://amelyachtownersgroup.com/ ) is 20 years old this year and has over 1,300 active members. Membership is restricted to actual Amel Yacht owners (present and past), those who plan to buy a new or used Amel, or those who believe that there is an Amel yacht in their future. Do not use this Group or any information shared by this group for commercial purposes. The Amel Yacht Owners Group is independent and in no way connected to Chantier Amel, La Rochelle, France ( www.amel.fr ( http://www.amel.fr/ ) ). This group is owned and supported by Bill Rouse, owner of Amel Owners Yacht School ( http://amelownersyachtschool.com/ ) ( http://amelownersyachtschool.com/ ) specializing in training new owners of Amel yachts and supporting current owners. Amel yacht owner, Bob Rossi, is supporting this group with the following domain: AmelYachtOwnersGroup.com ( http://amelyachtownersgroup.com/ ). This URL makes it easy for you to always find our homepage and refer us to other Amel yacht owners. Anything you post in this group is shared with will all members and will be shared with any Amel owner, any future Amel owner, or any member. Sharing information about our Amels and our experiences makes this a wonderful community where we can help one another. *Purchase Discounts:* Bill Rouse has negotiated significant discounts for all group members on large expense items such as sails, standing rigging, Wind/Weather Forecasting, diesel motors, yacht transport, and many other things. There is no commission or incentive payment to Bill. For more information contact Bill at main+owner@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io *Guidelines:* We encourage postings that will genuinely help Amel owners source needed parts and services. We encourage you to support the Amel brand and be respectful to the brand in your postings. * Please do not post anything that could be considered offensive or derogatory regarding Amel, any Member, or Sponsor. * Please refrain from political issues and rude, or inappropriate language. * Please refrain from criticism of persons or businesses in which you may have experienced unsatisfactory results, because it would be one-sided, without the ability of the other side to respond. * Please register with your given name and please sign postings with your given name. If you currently own an Amel include the boat name, Amel model, and hull number. *Subgroups - Any Member can join these Subgroups* *while applying for the main group, or anytime after* *: * *Amel Yacht Tracking* ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/Tracking ) *This Opt-In* *SubGroup was cre ated for those joining the group to be able to see where other Amels are located in the world.* *CLICK HERE ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/Tracking )* to join. You will be asked for your Amel Model and boat name. This is a great way to locate Amel owners that are near your current location or your planned location. The tracking is provided by PredictWind.com and a subscription to PredictWind is required. *Older Amels ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/SharkiMaramuMango )* *especially Sharki, Maramu, Mango, and other older models to CLICK HERE ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/SharkiMaramuMango ) for more info or to join* This subgroup is for older model Amels and especially the over 500 boats made under the models Sharki, Maramu, and Mango. We encourage every owner of these models and other older models to join this Subgroup. The posting rules are the same as the Main Amel Yacht Owners Group *Newer Amels ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/A55A50A60 ) including the A50, A55, and A60 CLICK HERE ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/A55A50A60 ) for more info or to join* This subgroup is for owners of Amel models newer than Santorin, Super Maramu, and A54. This Subgroup is specifically for the Amel models A55, A50, & A60. We encourage every owner of these models to join this Subgroup. The posting rules are the same as the Main Amel Yacht Owners Group Classic Amels including Santorin, Super Maramu, and A54 account for the majority of Amels produced and owned today. Owners of these models do not have a Subgroup as they make up the majority. Yachts For Sale ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/yachtforsale ) This group is for any owner wanting to sell and any Amel admirer wanting to buy an Amel * Amel yacht owners wanting to sell their Amel and Buyers wanting to buy an Amel can post details once every 60 days. * We ask that any owner posting in Yachts For Sale make a donation that will be used by the group for expenses. Over 100 currencies are accepted. Click on the DONATION button in the left column on the Amel Yacht Owners Group page. ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/main/topics ) * After posting in the subgroup, members can make a short summary post in the main group, advising all members of the Subgroup post...please save the details for the Subgroup posting. * The postings in any subgroup can only be viewed by joining that subgroup (sorry we don't have an option with this). You can join a subgroup and choose NO EMAIL, or other email options. *The postings in any subgroup can only be viewed by joining that subgroup (sorry we don't have an option with this). You can join a subgroup and choose NO EMAIL, or other email options. Amels that have completed a World Tour (Circumnavigated): Bold = More than once.* To be added email main+owner@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io SM 387 BeBe ( http://www.svbebe.com ) 2017 Bill & Judy Rouse SH #127 Hanoah 2017 Roger Wilson SM 419 Sabbatical III ( http://sabbatical3.net/ ) 2018 Mark & Laura Pitt M 121 Libertad ( https://www.sailblogs.com/member/sb-johns/ ) 2017 Dennis & Virginia Johns SM 428 EUTIKIA ( https://www.youtube.com/user/eutikia1 ) 2018 Giovanni&Marina Testa SM #375 ScentStone 2019 Fred SM 332 Island Pearl II ( https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/IslandPearl2 ) 2019 Colin & Lauren Streeter -- A54 #164, Amanin, 2015, Haldun Karagoz 54 035 CARANGO 2017 Peter and Vicky Forbes SM 177 Belissima, Sylvie et Rémi BARRE 54 056 Caduceus 2017 Martin& Elizabeth Bevan SM 228 SAOL EILE 2010-2016 Paraic O' Maoilriada & Myra Reid SM 262 AQUARIUS 2007 while owned by Jemp SM 301 JOZ 4 Marie-Noëlle and Michel JERVA - 2012 - 2021 *SM 292* Katalu 2006 SM 292 Quetzal 2014 Francois Dessemonet SM 292 Quetzal 2020 Heinz Stutenbäumer ** SM 183 Rêve de Lune IV - Eva & Jean Luc Raynal 2011 - 2020 A54#40 Bronwyn 2011-2013 Robin Griffith
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Subgroups You Can Join

  • Amel 55, 50, 60, & 64
    This subgroup is for owners of Amel models newer than Santorin, Super Maramu, and A54. This Subgroup is specifically for the Amel models A55, A50, A60, & A64. We encourage every owner of these models to join this Subgroup. The posting rules are the same as the Main Amel Yacht Owners Group
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  • Sharki, Maramu, Mango and all older Amel models
    This subgroup is for older model Amels and especially the over 500 boats made under the models Sharki, Maramu, and Mango. We encourage every owner of these models and any other older models listed below to join this Subgroup. The posting rules are the same as the Main Amel Yacht Owners Group.
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  • Amel Yacht Tracking
    This *Opt-In* SubGroup was created for those joining the group to be able to see where other Amels are located in the world. This is a great way to locate Amel owners that are near your current location or your planned location. The tracking is provided by PredictWind.com and a subscription to PredictWind is required. Any Amel owner who is subscribed to PredictWind and sets up a tracking page can join the *Amel Yacht Tracking Group* by requesting to be part of it via support@predictwind.com. ( support@predictwind.com ) You will receive a reply from support@predictwind.com like this one: From: *PredictWind* Date: Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 9:03 PM Subject: Re: PredictWind Tracking Thanks for getting in touch. I have added your boat to the Amel Owners tracking page. Please be aware until you turn on the tracking within your unit and our server receives a position report from the boat the page will not show a position for your boat at all. Please read the help ( Click Here ( https://help.predictwind.com/en/articles/2884494-how-to-setup-iridium-go-tracking ) ) to activate the tracking. - FOLLOW STEP 2. Until we get a position report from your Iridium GO it will only show a default position off the coast of Africa. Let me know if you have any further questions. To Subscribe to PredictWind: Amel Yacht Owners now receive a *20% discount* at PredictWind, on any new forecast subscription (not hardware or satellite airtime). The first step is to set up an account: https://forecast.predictwind. com/register/change/package ( https://www.blogger.com/u/1/blog/page/edit/5398482217244430601/7716049418244859114 ) in a web browser on a computer, tablet, or phone *(note this cannot be done in-app)* Use promo code amelown1220 The code will be updated periodically. Do not share this code with any non-Amel Owner. If you missed it, here is the YouTube presentation made to the *Amel Yacht Owners Group* by Keryn McMaster, a PredictWind executive. Keryn is part of the PredictWind  Sales & Support team: ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbDYjps-K3g&t=233s ) * *
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  • Yachts For Sale
    Buying or Selling Amel yachts (You can join this subgroup while applying for the main group, or anytime after): * Amel yacht owners wanting to sell their Amel and Buyers wanting to buy an Amel can post details once every 60 days.  Postings expire in 6 months from the posting date. Once you are a member of YachtsForSale, You can post by sending an email to: yachtforsale@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io * We ask that any owner posting in Yachts For Sale make a donation that will be used by the group for expenses. Over 100 currencies are accepted. Click on the DONATION button in the left column on the Amel Yacht Owners Group page. ( https://amelyachtowners.groups.io/g/main/topics ) * After posting in the subgroup, members can make a short summary post in the main group, advising all members of the Subgroup post...please save the details for the Subgroup posting. * The postings in any subgroup can only be viewed by joining that subgroup (sorry we don't have an option with this). You can join a subgroup and choose NO EMAIL, or other email options. The postings in any subgroup can only be viewed by joining that subgroup (sorry we don't have an option with this). You can join a subgroup and choose NO EMAIL, or other email options.
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