Email This Page to a FriendPreview: TALLY HO – Episode 120: Fitting the Lead Ballast Keel
February 28, 2022
Watch Leo Goolden as he brings back the 47’ teak-planked TALLY HO to the glorious gaff cutter she was when launched over a hundred years ago in England. This vessel, designed by Albert Strange, now lies in a shed in Boat Haven in Port Townsend, WA.
In addition, Leo wrote a piece on TALLY HO for SOUNDINGS Magazine - "Tally Ho, Adventure! The Quest to Put a 1927 Fastnet Winner Back on the High Seas".
February 26th, 2022 - Episode 120: Fitting the Lead Ballast Keel
Having cast the 17,000lb Lead Ballast Keel, the crew finally breaks it out of the mold to take a proper look at it! After trimming the ends and cutting a key with a chainsaw, they have to figure out a way of moving it around in order to get it underneath the boat.