I was imagining that all work at shipyards would be on hold right now with the Pandemic at its height in the US, despite Trump’s remarks to the contrary. But this is not the case and at Rockport Marine life continues as ‘normal’. “We are fully employed and able to spread our crew out and […]
Leo Sampson is back with Episode 72. A man on a mission to rebuild a 110-year old English sailing yacht called Tally Ho. Designed by Albert Strange in 1909 (and launched in 1910), she is a well-known and important historic vessel – but after many adventures she was left in a remote port in Oregon to […]
I couldn’t help having a little nose around this morning as I found myself in Porto Santo Stefano. The Spanish fort overlooks the old port and the picturesque bay where the cream of the Mediterranean classic scene flock once a year in June for the Argentario Sailing Week, part of the Panerai Classic Yacht Circuit. If you […]
The Urgency – An Historic Yacht In Peril On the tenth of January 2017 the Albert Strange Association (ASA) received notice that “The new Port Manager wants all ‘dead wood’ out.”, and that includes Tally Ho. By 13th February 2017. Fortunately with huge help from our relatively local ASA member Pat Kellis and with appropriate […]
Chubasco, the S&S bermudan yawl from 1939 is undergoing a refit before a planned Transpac in July this year.(2017) Photos courtesy of Glenn Styron.