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1979 Mariner 32, Hull#104
Miller and Lisa Hartle - Baltimore, MD. - USA
From previous owners: Mike Nelson & Amy Mattia
I just recently purchased ( with my
girlfriend Amy Mattia ), "Odyssey", a 1979 Mariner 32 #104.
Our story starts with while looking online
for an anchor for our other boat, I came across "Odyssey" for sale at a marina
just south of Annapolis MD. After speaking with the yard and being surprised by
the very very low sale price, I drove down from Pittsburgh PA and bought her on
first sight. She had been left abandoned for years and after just a little bit
of work, I got the Perkins to fire up and we sailed her up to Baltimore MD -
which will be her new home while I do some work to bring her back to life. All
I can say is I'm so incredibly impressed with how well she sails and with the
over all construction of this boat. I'm sure after only some cosmetic work, I
will have no concerns with taking her to the islands and beyond.
Thank you for your time and please keep up
the great work on the site! It's greatly appreciated and a wealth of knowledge
for me and others!
Philip Miller and Lisa Hartle (husband
and wife) have just purchased the 1979 Mariner 32 hull #104 from Mike Nelson.
boat will be named “Lotus”. Christened
January 2, 2021 as the flower gift of our fourth wedding anniversary
We live aboard houseboats and sail out of Seneca Creek, Bowleys Quarters, on
the Upper Chesapeake Bay..
We intend to cruise the bay, while building our skills for the tropics.
I am very impressed with this vessel and very grateful for the association and
forums for these boats.