The yacht Tally Ho is now owned by Leo Goolden. You'll find his blog here: http://sampsonboat.co.uk/

For the present I'll continue to run the site here, though it is offered to Leo if/when he wants it.

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    Tally Ho

    Shortly after her arrival at Sequim, awaiting a tent and restoration.

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    Tally Ho
    The "shed" in build.

    Leo making good progress on the shed.

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    Tally Ho as she was in 1927.



    Tally Ho's History.

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    Tally Ho and La Goleta rounding the Fastnet Rock.

    A Painting by David Cobb.



    Tally Ho's Fastnet

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    Tally Ho's Lines and Sail Plan



    Technical Data & Drawings

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    General Arrangement



    Technical data and drawings

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    Watercolour painting of Tally Ho.

    By A. V. Watts.


    The Mission

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    Fran Clark with sister Helen and their father aboard Tally Ho (1950s)



    A year at sea in the 1950s.

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    Fran with sister Helen and parents. (1959)



    A year at sea in the 1950s.


Classic Beauty, Power, Class, History and Heritage.
Tally Ho ... Will Sail Again

Tally Ho Is now safe

Tally Ho Is An Important Historic Yacht.

She was designed by the great yacht designer Albert Strange, has had a long and colourful life and looks set fair to have yet longer and yet further colour.

The Albert Strange Association wish Leo well with the project. We will continue to follow Tally Ho's progress.

A Yacht Worth Saving

The yacht Tally Ho is an important historic British vessel, designed in 1909 by the great Albert Strange as a powerful cutter yacht for the owner of one of the first steam trawler fleets in Britain.

She was built for him to ‘cruise in comfort while indulging in deep-sea fishing’ by Stow & Son of Shoreham under Lloyd’s survey to the highest class.

That heritage gave her the beauty of an Albert Strange design with the power and seaworthiness of a pilot cutter.

Amongst her many achievements was winning the 1927 Fastnet Race in near storm conditions where only two yachts of the fleet managed to complete the race.

A Rare Opportunity

An Opportunity Taken

by a rare man.

Tally Ho represents a now very rare opportunity to restore a most capable classic cruising yacht. Few restorations of this quality and pedigree remain today.

Tally Ho needs much work, but the restoration is feasible and achievable

All the Beauty of an Albert Strange yacht with the capabilities of a pilot cutter.