Less than one week until the big Warner Collection Auction and Mecum unveils a crowd shocker clearly designed to increase the hype regarding the big event.. Secretly stored away for years…centuries, by the Warner family.. The original un restored Santa Maria.. Turns out F Todd is from a long line of wood boat collectors.. more proof that this disease is genetic. Found in a Marina in spain in the 1500’s rotting away and being used as a sign for a restaurant.. Senior Del a Warner – F Todds, great great great grandfather saved it. Knowing that one day he might get around to restoring her.. Or not.. So fast forward to October 16th 2010.. Mixed in with brand new boats in comparison, she is to be auction off. With NO RESERVE! That means you may be able to buy it for the same price that old Senior Dela Warner got it for.. No trailer is included.. Happy bidding. And Happy Columbus Day!