Technical And Related Data About Tally Ho

Tally Ho is one of the larger boats designed by Albert Strange, and a great ocean sailing boat.

She was first commissioned as BETTY in 1910, as a cruiser with deep sea fishing capability, she carried the name TALLY HO from 1913 until 1971.

(* Displacement below is approximated)

Vital statistics:

Length Over Spars 60 ft18.3 m
Length Overall47.5 ft14.5 m
Length Waterline44.5 ft13.6 m
Beam12.8 ft3.9
Displacement *~30 T(UK)
+30 t
Draft7 ft2.1
Air Draft (std)55 ft17
Air Draft (topsail)70 ft21
Sail Area (Design)1300 sq ft121 m2
Sail Area (Fastnet)1686 sq ft155 m2
Ballast Keel (lead)4.75 ton4,830 kg
Ballast (internal)8 ton8,13
Ballast (total)12.75 ton13,000 kg
RigGaff Cutter
HullLong KeelTransom


Hull: Teak planking above the waterline and elm planking below on sawn oak Frames, 2in (50mm) sided by 3in (75mm) moulded, fastened with 3/8" (10mm) copper rivets. Oak deck beams with pine deck planking.

Sail Plan (Original Albert Strange drawings)

Proposed Alternative Layouts for various uses.

Drawn by designer Paul Spooner, for charter, sail-training and private yacht, respectively.