The discovery of the existence of a very old Ariston, owned by a doctor who no longer used it, dates back to the April of 2002. It proved to be number 11, perhaps the oldest example still in “seaworthy” trim. This boat still carries the project code “BM” used to identify the first examples of this type. The name “Ariston”, which in Greek means “The Best of the Best” actually appeared later, from number 18 onwards and was chosen by Ing. Carlo Riva himself.
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