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1971 Mariner 31, Hull# 115
Owners: Caleb and Fran Bloxham - Picton, New Zealand

Previous History:

We purchased "Salvia" in June 2005 in San Pedro, CA, where she was called "Mhya". Her previous owner lived aboard for several years and
made a number of upgrades including a taller rig with alumimum masts and a cockpit rebuild. He purchased her in Mexico, and other than that
we don't know her history. She was recently, completely re-painted and rigged with a roller reefing headsail. 

Diane Pataki and Will Holoman


First of all thanks for your website.  It helped us in our decision process to buy Ardea and we are more than happy with her. She is hull #115 and we have just purchased her from Connor Dibble who purchased her from Diane and Will and sailed her from California to NZ.  Here is our info...

Fran and I purchased Ardea in May 2013 from Connor Dibble who had purchased her in California and sailed her through the Pacific. We sailed her from Auckland to Picton down the east coast of NZs North Island, and are planning on doing a little bit of work to get her up to NZ Cat1 standard and then heading back up to the Pacific next year. She is in pretty good condition for her age with an updated rig and electronics.

Thanks again
Caleb Bloxham