What's Included in the Premium Amel Course and the Orientation Cruise and a Comparison between them


Premium Amel Course with Bill Rouse

Orientation Cruise with Host

400-page Amel Book by Bill Rouse

Included

Online Amel Book Included

1 Year of 24/7 Support

Included

Additional cost

Online updates to your Amel Book

Included

Included

Preferred Vendor Discounts on OEM and replacement parts for as long as you own your Amel.

Included

Included

Part 1 Deck

Windlass, Chain, Anchor Counter, Controls

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Bow Locker

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Hawse Pipe

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Genoa & Possibly Staysail Furler

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Genoa Furler Swivel

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Bamar Genoa & Staysail Furlers A- 54

Operation & Maintenance

Operation

Setting Downwind Poles SM, 54, 55

Operation & Maintenance

Possible if conditions allow

Standing Rigging

Operation & Maintenance

Show and Explanation

Running Rigging

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Mainsheet Traveler

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Outhaul Car Rigging

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Outhaul Service (Gearbox)

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Outhaul & Furling Motor

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Genoa Car Rail

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Jib Car Pulley SM

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Masts

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Booms and Preventers

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Boom Bungee

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Mast Climbing

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation

Miscellaneous Deck

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Main & Mizzen Manual Furling SN, SM, 54

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation

Hatches & Ports SM & 54

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Dinghy – Lifting, Outboard Lifting

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Aft Bumper(s)

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Fuel, Water, Waste Cap Styles, Pump Out, and Black Water Valve

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Keel Ballast – Cast Iron & Epoxy

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Part 2 Electronics & Electrical

N/A

Shore Power Connections

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation w/Amel Book

Navigation Equipment (each device)

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Capacitor - Checking

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Brush Replacement DC Motors

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Bulbs – LED conversion & Plugs Receptacles

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

B&G Hydra Speed, Wind, & Depth

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Electronics Flowchart Amel 54

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

GPS Failure Amel 54 Workaround

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Electronic NMEA Data Sharing SM 54 55

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Planning for New Navigation Electronics

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Alarm Security System

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Converters 24VDC to 12VDC

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

SSB Grounding & Bonding

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

VHF Radio & AIS

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Inverters 24VDC to 220VAC 50htz

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Battery Compartment & Jump Starting

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Show

Battery Monitor

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Battery Replacement

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Battery Testing and Temperature

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Galvanic Isolator

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Battery Chargers

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Bonding Check

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Agua Signal Fixtures

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Solar Power Wiring

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Wire Splicing & Connections & Rope Finishing

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Lithium/LiFePO4 Conversion SM & 54

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Part 3 Mechanical

Bow Thrusters SN, SM, Amel 54 & Amel 55

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Struts, Gas for Engine Room Hatch

Operation & Maintenance

Air Conditioning - Climma

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Dessalator Water Maker

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Diesel Fuel Quality & Pre-Filtering

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Main Engine & Generator

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Isolated Ground (12VDC Negative)

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Exhaust

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Yanmar Most Common Service

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Vetus Coupling Replace SM

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Transmission Oil Cooler – Service & Clean

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Volvo Most Common Service

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Onan Most Common Service

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Fridge & Freezers Frigoboat

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Clothes Washer SM2k Remove & Service

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Clothes Washer/Dryer 54 Remove & Service

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Stove ENO & Dishwasher Remove & Service

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

C-Drive – Detail and Service

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Show

AutoProp

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation Show w/Book

Shaft Brake

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation Show w/Book

Replacing the Rack Gears/Cables SN SM 54

Operation & Maintenance

Engine Room Pumps and servicing

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Gray Water Sump and servicing

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Saltwater Damage and mitigation

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Sea Chest, operation and connections

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Part 4 Plumbing

Head – Toilets

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

-Macerator Pump

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

-Freshwater Flush for SM & 54 Solenoid

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

-Discharge lines Replacing

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

-Shower Valve Repair - GROHE

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

-Ball Valves Replacing

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

-Saltwater Supply Pump (SM)

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Fresh Water Pump

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Fresh Water Tanks

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation Show w/Book

Anchor Wash Pump

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Gray Water Sump and “Bilge” Pump

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Bonding Strap - Cast Iron Ballast & Keel Bolts

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation Show w/Book

Water Heater System and Accumulator

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Sea Chest

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Saltwater Manifold & high Water Alarm

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Gas for Cooking (Gaz & Propane)

Operation & Maintenance

Explanation and Operation

Pumps OEM to MARCO Replacements

Operation & Maintenance

N/A

Part 5 Miscellaneous

Haulout and Maintenance 2-Year

Explanation w/Amel Book

Explanation w/Amel Book

Ordering Parts from Amel

Explanation w/Amel Book

Explanation w/Amel Book

Hard Storage Preparations

Explanation w/Amel Book

Explanation w/Amel Book

Lubricants & Oxidation Treatments

Explanation w/Amel Book

Explanation w/Amel Book

Maintenance Schedule SM 54

Explanation w/Amel Book

Explanation w/Amel Book

Spare Parts

Explanation w/Amel Book

Explanation w/Amel Book

Basic Tools for a SM, 54 or 55

Explanation w/Amel Book

Explanation w/Amel Book

Part 6 - Training Session Customized for each client based on needs

Customized Portion based on client needs

Every day an effort should be made to show and explain different points of sail and to experience each of the above. Have FUN.

If you are interested in either taking this special orientation cruise or being the Amel yacht owner/captain/host, please contact me at brouse@gmail.com