2984[Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Forward bildge water
- Jul 2, 2007Judy;
There is no toggle switch that I can see in front of the bowthruster
securing pin. I have a 1998 AM, #230. What year/# is yours?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Judy" <sailingjudy@...> wrote:
> To answer your first question, there is no danger because to insert
> the pin you have to turn off the toggle switch that is located in
> front of the pin hole. With the toggle switch off the bow thruster
> cannot be operated at the helm.
> Regarding your second question, I am not sure. We were concerned that
> we might not adjust it properly so when we were in Guadeloupe, we
> asked Amel to adjust it. That is when Laurent at Amel-Guadeloupe said
> it was adjusted properly and showed us how to pull on the wire cable
> to move it the last 1/2".
> Regarding a bilge pump for this area, we believe that it is designed
> to remain dry. If you service the bow thruster and you secure it with
> the locking pin, it will remain dry.
> Bill & Judy Rouse
> s/v BeBe
> SM2 #387
> --- In email@example.com, "drdavegoodman"
> <drdavegoodman@> wrote:
> > Hi Judy and Eric
> > Thanks for your responses.
> > Two questions:
> > 1. Is there any danger of damaging the mechanism that lowers the
> > bowthruster if the pin has it fixed in the up position and you forget
> > to remove it while lowering the bowthruster?
> > 2. When adjusting the bowthruster cable, I assume you do that when
> > the bowthruster is in the down position?
> > Dave
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