History of Tally Ho (RORC presentation / Ep.48(Pt1)

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    EPISODE 48 (Pt1).
    This episode is a little different from usual - it is part of my recent presentation about the Tally Ho project at the Royal Ocean Racing Club in London. In this part of the talk I explore Tally Ho’s history, beginning with her designer Albert Strange, leading on to her Fastnet Race win of 1927, her collision with a reef in the 1960s, and her transformation from classic yacht to commercial fishing boat and back again.
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    1. Debbie Nye

      The few seconds of Tally Ho shrink-wrapped is how I remember seeing her, as I live in Brookings Oregon where she was stored in the port. I am so happy she is being restored, but it sure was strange to not see the boat on that corner of the storage yard.

    2. Beck Live

      One of my Favorite vloggers on uTube Leo! 🍷🍷😎

    3. Jeremy Foland

      Leo, You're quite an engaging speaker. Excellent work.

    4. Copcon

      England have sailing written in their DNA....

    5. SueandPaul Stickley

      Hi Leo, I know I am a bit of a Johnny come lately, but I have just got to Ep48, and watched you guessing at why the deck planking differed across the beam. I did not have to think very hard about that; when she heels, water will come in through the scuppers or over the rail and wet the deck..maybe for hours on end. If it is in teak, which does not really come and go with he changing humidity levels, it would not be a worry. Everything below decks, including the bilges, would email dry, very dry. On the other hand, a pine deck, be it Kauri or BC will come and go with the humidity and the weather, be it sunny or not, and leak like a colander especially in the tropics. This would be a recipe for soggy charts and wet bedrolls, and much more. Teak is expensive, pine is much less so (for the most part), and so teak it was to be close to the rails, where it was habitually wet, and pine everywhere else, where it got wet only very occasionally. I hope that makes sense. I speak with some experience; I owned a boat with BC pine decks and they leaked in the summer but were as tight as drum in the winter. I like the thinking behind the thinking in AS' head. All best. Paul

    6. Arthur Evans

      2020=Liked, i want to be a volunteer, im not good at anything ( when it involve literacy)so i go out of my way try to see people smile.( if anything else), i love to work w. my hands mechanically wise i have tools for automotive, small engine, and now im involved, or evolved to somewhat motorcycle repair, but that is another story. Before, i tried to build a small 11foot (wood w. glass overlay never got that far)boat if you will. in my garage at the time i went so far to have template paper to scale size exactly the i think its called the stern?? opposite end of transom is where i started i had a 2x12x8 solid plank of white oak i bought(not cheap ) and was learning to work with wood i heard they say measure 3times then cut?? i was wanting to not make any mistakes(more less just to relieve stress and it was working), i like lots information and to follow instructions, i can work hard but i like pace myself now more important too. Think about things, if you want a hard worker that likes to work and be told how to work, im ready for volunteer too i only want to see people smile including myself i had my father was 45 yrs old when i was born 1964 im 55 now, (still want learn basics seamanship too if anything) in October im 56.. So my father was a Captain for U.S. Coast Guard during Korean war. he told me he used to own a party fishing charter boat(Port Canaveral Florida) that got destroyed by the co owner as well but only he had captain permit to steer the boat so the partner took out anyway and that was the SADDEST thing my father told me but he ended up last time i saw him had a 31' Whittaker sport=fisher yacht( he wasnt into sailboats i guess) but he did repair it from ground up i never saw that but it was a very nice boat when i was 15ish yrs old it had 2 inboard gas engines though i dont care too much about them in a boat i like fast cars though but i wished i could have helped him repair a boat too, so my son now his birthday coming late August im preparing to give him some present but he always just plainly ask that i can show him how work on his car to some effect like that, so thats what im hoping this weekend still July before his birthday we get together i show him to install and or clean front and rear brakes on his car he inherit(nice car but LONG story) too, so a brake job it is i love tinker w. engines big or small( mostly small) but want to also learn to repair a historical ship and would love to see my son follow my foosteps because he never had a job hes always be into art and or music too but he just got his very first job now during our global pandemic at 29 yrs old, otherwise he loves and been doing art and even been outside USA into Germany doing art and i think Paris or London but he has seen lots of american states mostly , he has Pam my sisters best friend lives in Maine hes been there too i never been past Mass. and have been invited to see Maine by Pam, last time i saw Pam was here Florida for my sister (Cathy Eulogy or memorial she passed away few years now, SHE was also married to a fella Stuart owned a smallish sailboat that he built and live 2 yrs the whole marriage w. him on that sailboat ported in sanford florida i guess they have rivers here that go to ocean too. far away though))y, i watched your presentation and i don't usually watch stuff like that but i watched couple of your boat REBUILDING videos so is was attracted to your presentation and found it very interesting and wished i could be you, it was soo nice to see how you grew up and learned even for free but it was worth more than anything , you almost have to pay them to work you LOVE that work?? Hope to go sailing one day myself i wish i knew how to repair a small sailboat like you, Thank you for everything , im in Florida by the way i hope you get this message. If anything my son would be my replacement for me if i cant come (volunteer) i putting a good word my son Sean.. i love him so much his birthday is August, he is interested to learn a trade that i dot even have all ive ever learne was to be a laborer, i barely passed Highschool,and if your not academic smart they dont allow you even join sports club or even wood shop class here in USA they need teach people what they ARE good at not be little them just because im born slow or lets say some what stupid they kick you down the gutter i was very athletically inclined but they wouldnt allow me play sports or any other club (i love sport so much school didnt stop me i joined a soccer club not affiliated w. schooling and was right defence and backup goal keeper all red colors too, socks, shorts, and jerzey red, )they even had automotive repair classes, future farmer of america classes)they kept me from learn anything i was capable from learning, so i did drop out school and managed to gain a G.E.D. 1yr prior to my actual graduation Date was 1982 i got diploma 1981 because i had to earn a living im a single parent child raised by pretty much the best mother in whole world and miss her to this day God rest her soul, SHE is an Angel.. If anything i maybe thinking about my son, i think he would love to be a woodworker and or let alone working on historical sailboats if possible im going to nudge him in your direction and if possible i will come myself and volunteer 6 weeks or more of myself im currently laid off from my laborer position doing (i call it the major leagues of) i was at bonnet creek marriot project 2 years all the concrete forms building and stripping only concrete work then i went to universal studios helped build Jurrasic park rollecoaster like a separate theme park concrete construction forms aswell but some of that is pour concrete under water by certified scuba divers look ex military all i did was run the pump and send concrete at the end in the beginning i did all kinds hard work making wall form up to 20 or feet high flown in w. a tower crane, operate class 7 forklifts also my cert just expired March though ..so i do have high rise and roller coaster type concrete construction experience. hell my most dangerous job when i was 26 or so i use to work in a concrete sewer pipe mfg. facility i work in the back production warehouse build 30 inch to 98 inch inside diameter pipes as a finisher to start, they told me most important thing NEVER take your eye off the pipe it came close plenty times i could been crushed even save 1 guy(Larry the overhead crane op) from get crushed i had to yell top my lungs Thankfully he live to work another dat. nut long story short, i wish you meet my son too but i sent him the links for your channel youtube so i hope to see his thoughts soon???Happy Sails..

    7. e embom

      The reason he wanted kauri wood for inner decks is it is one of the nest woods for that. Its spend its life below waterline in a bog so it wont rot and its very workable green and durable as stone dry

    8. Matt 68

      I am impressed, you said Oregon correctly!!! lol

    9. mono man

      with the date of photo and age of girl she can't have been more than mid 60's, not very elderly ?

    10. Matt Moody

      Should you take the red door or the blue door?

    11. Jay

      Great public speaker. He has the audience in "the palm of his hand"... 👍👍👍

    12. anthony white

      Excellent presentation. Thanx!

    13. Jocelito Barros

      Por que Albert Strange projetou o casco do Tally Ho com American Elm e Teak? Alô Leo, meu nome é Jocelito Barros e falo do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Faz tempo que acompanho seus vídeos e, embora eu não fale inglês, gosto de ver seu estilo de trabalho cuidadoso, nos mínimos detalhes. Gosto de ver trabalhos manuais com uso de ferramentas como as de sua oficina. Além disso, a comparação com outros vídeos de outros estaleiros faz com que o seu trabalho se destaque positivamente ainda mais, pelo que está de parabéns. Mas, percebi que você revelou uma curiosidade sobre o motivo que teria levado o projetista do Tally Ho, Albert Strange, a escolher American Elm para as estrias inferiores e Teak para as estrias superiores do projeto. Bem, o pouco que sei sobre construção de barcos aprendi através dos seus vídeos, porém já deu pra concluir que esse tipo de embarcação requer certo lastro, sendo que a sua base também deve ser bem resistente. E aqui quero dar os parabéns novamente a você, pois perceba que mesmo eu não entendendo inglês, pude aprender muitas coisas sobre construção de barcos através dos seus vídeos, graças à sua boa didática e a seu empenho em mostrar os mínimos detalhes do seu trabalho. Então, já posso concluir que quanto mais pesadas as madeiras da base, em relação às superiores, o resultado pode ser melhor para a estabilidade da navi. Pensando nisso, suspeitei, desde o início, que a escolha das madeiras se devesse à melhor relação resistência/peso. Então fui procurar na internet as características dessas madeiras nobres. Descobri que o Elm ou Olmo é moderadamente pesado, duro e forte; é rígido, com um excelente encurvamento e resistência ao choque. Tem, portanto, propriedades mecânicas que o torna perfeito para a posição em que foi cuidadosamente colocado na estrutura do projeto. Confira essas características disponíveis em . Acessado em 25/10/2019. Já a Teak reúne as propriedades ideias para as estrias que ficaram acima do nível da água, mais expostas ao calor e luz solar, condições atmosféricas que normalmente propiciam a infestação e proliferação de fungos e cupins. Dentre as suas substâncias protetivas, que a protegem dos fungos e cupins, a Teak tem um látex natural que, ao mesmo tempo em que impede a penetração de umidade em excesso, evita a própria desidratação da madeira, conservando-a lubrificada e resistente à abrasão, sendo, por isso, tão utilizada para a construção de barcos, decks de piscina e móveis para áreas externas. Mas, creio que o principal motivo pelo qual Albert Strange decidiu utilizá-la para as estrias superiores, foi justamente por sua leveza e flexibilidade, contrapondo as estrias inferiores, mais pesadas e resistentes ao choque. Características que mesclaram um casco poderoso e bem equilibrado, o que talvez também - e me corrija se eu estiver errado - torne o barco mais fácil de manejar. Confira essas características da Teak disponíveis em . Acessado em 25/10/2019. Bem Leo, espero que este pequeno estudo possa ser útil para esclarecer suas dúvidas sobre esse notável projeto do Tally Ho. Um forte abraço. Att., Jocelito Barros

    14. doorran

      this is going to be a very nice boat when it's finished.

    15. J Fred Beck

      9:45 tee shirt

    16. Richard Johnson

      The original Tally Ho is gone. You have created a recreation. You took what was left of the original and destroyed it. Like taking an original classic car and recreating every part of the rusted body and frame. Yes, you might have something at the end that would look like the original, but it isn't the same boat, nor will it be anything but a recreation.



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    19. macelius

      You look much less tired and much more haircut than at the end of the frame raising weeks!

    20. Ian KELLY

      I nearly fainted - into the RORC - with a haircut - but without coat and tie - Bravo - well-done lad. Love your work from a colonial on the other side of the planet

    21. Dana Nelson

      Thanks for sharing Leo. Interesting to note the others saw Tally Ho as something worth saving.

    22. Vw Rosstorations

      Nice one. Enjoyed that...

    23. Rich Lungren

      Well Done, Leo! Hey Folks, If every subscriber donated US$1.00 every month for several months, I think Leo wouldn't have any more financial worries finishing the rebuild.

    24. Educated Guess Works

      Enjoying your endeavor

    25. tprdfh51

      Outstanding job Leo...well done!

    26. eric moore

      Wow! That was really interesting. What wonderful history, and knowing it, documenting it, is really special. Keep up the good work, I always enjoy a new episode.

    27. Dave P

      Really interesting, thanks.

    28. suckerfree23

      Too bad there was no announcement you were in London at RORC. Would have been brilliant to meet you, finally.

    29. Immanuel Lasker

      A really nice story and well told.

    30. mookie wilson

      maybe add the name Archie: as with American wood, American fasteners and American sweat- this is half brit-half U.S. these days!

    31. Rick Johnson

      Tally Ho , Cheers! 👍✌️😎

    32. D Wel

      I wondered how I was going to get through your time in England, Leo. This is the perfect way. I hope those gentlemen empty their wallets!

    33. Matt Herr

      Thanks for showing folks how to care deeply about something Leo - your work is inspirational

    34. Carl Kenyon

      Great video ! If I ever retire I'll come help.out.

    35. Jeff Judd

      I think this was my favorite video...nice to see some history

    36. Matt Evans-Koch

      Leo, Thank you for this video. You continue to show just how much this project means to you and the importance of knowing the history of a boat to do a proper restoration. Thank you also for taking us along on this journey. Please enjoy your time in your homeland and looking forward to you returning safely to us in the States.

    37. Stu N

      Well done Leo, good presentation...look forward to seeing the rest of if...PS...hair looks much better...lol...👍🏻

    38. John Petersen

      Geez, I would hope Leo gets some sponsorship from the RORC to keep the Tally rebuild going.

      1. Paris Trout

        Hey Frederick. A centenary race would be amazing, and I hope the RORC does something to celebrate it. I have started the research for them... docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jOV7xh-IkczdIi7EKyxo_Y77Owuy316mnWK5NLt1QN8/edit?usp=sharing That is a list of 99 yachts that raced between 1925 and 1939, and all the specs I could fid on them. If you know of La Goleta's location, please send me a link! The last sighting of her was in the 1960's by a guy named JC Spender... And Jolie Brise is at the Dauntsy School in the UK..

      2. Frederick Stibbert

        I dunno about sponsorships for individuals, but more important is starting the planning-process for celebrating RORC's centenary in the 2025 Fastnet race. What better way than to add a classics class, w/ invitation entries for historic yachts? I think that Jolie Brise & La Goleta are still sailing, as well as some traditional boats from the 30s.

    39. Philip Masters

      Them Pilot Cutters at 4.36 look suspiciously like Brixham Trawlers to me?

    40. Raphaël Havranek

      Bonjour Leo, Even if I follow your fantastic adventure since a while, even if I have to progress in my undesrtanding in English, I can't wait to seeing your video next on your past. As modelist (steam, not sail, sorry) I am always sure that my little things to do will last 1 hour and they last 10 to 20 times more. Don't worry, I have not this problem in my job. I would like to know if, after these years your skillness and your experience, you are now able to evaluate properly the time you have to spent on a dedicated task. And if you are, how do you proceed ? Besides this, more seriously, do you miss your parrot friend ? Amicalement, Raphaël

    41. Steven Warner

      R U Kidding!!! Gold! Just Gold! Thank you so much for this!

    42. Uitgeverij Betelgeuze

      You embarked on a tremendous enterprise which places you with people like Slocum or Shackleton. It could not be done but then someone did it. I myself try to keep a 54-year-old 27 " steel yacht sailing which takes almost all I got. (74 years old) It would be nice if you could provide us with the drawings you showed in your presentation. I for one would put them on the wall so I could see them every day as I start working and admire the technological knowledge of the day. Carry on. Arie van den Ende (NL)

    43. Gary Souza

      Leo, you never cease to amaze me. Definitely you're an old soul.

    44. Iron Clad Ranch

      Excellent Leo. Cannot wait to see part 2.

    45. Charles Reliable

      The sound was grating to my ears, but, I sat through Your presentation, Leo.

    46. John Dubpernell

      Leo, What a Great Honor to share with fellow Sailors about your endeavor, great presentation. " Bloody Well Done " Cheers from San Francisco.

    47. Joe Clarke

      Excellent video and glad you dropped the mike and so audio quality improved.

    48. SolarBurrito


    49. VIDEOMED

      Very interesting presentation Leo ! The Tally Ho has had an interesting life !...but the best is yet to come ! "That's my boat" !...that was good ...heheh ! Can't wait for the second part ! Take care ! Be safe ! Peace.

    50. Keith Noneya

      Wow what an amazing story and the fact that so much of it's history was preserved by people who know her. I've been watching since the first video and I really enjoy watching her rebuild. I must admit I don't understand the lofting and how it's done effectively but it was still interesting to watch. What got me watching was another video series called "Restoring Susanna" on Charles Chiara's channel. That was an AMAZING video series on a man having his family yacht rebuilt. Anyways thanks for sharing you own amazing story as well. I look fwd to all your videos. Best Wishes & Blessings. Keith Noneya

    51. Jonny Fischer

      The dadication to the tally ho Project is so great in you i love your videos would like to help you on your way i am a cabinet maker mybe you need a hand on the inside when all the Frames and outside stuff is done

    52. roscoe jones

      Fantastic ifo, very well presented! Hope those club members opened up their checkbooks at the end!

    53. *iTs STill ME* V-i-P

      Different woods on deck is for grip spme wood becomes slimy and others absorbant

    54. Martin

      6:21 - "... a Plumb stem" ???

      1. Frederick Stibbert

        It means vertical, or perpendicular to the waterline. Instead of a 'raked stem' that curves or leans forward (or, v. rarely, towards the stern). IMO the stem is the part of the forward centerline assembly that appears above the waterline, while the forefoot is below the waterline, connecting the stem to the keel.

    55. Wayne Coke

      Great seeing the sketches. If you put all of her sheets up you are going to need a lot of help it appears. Very good presentation.

    56. Duff Jolly

      That is one tough boat.

      1. Frederick Stibbert

        Pulled off the reef in 1968, she was towed in that 90% sunken condition about 130 miles to Vanuatu where she was repaired. A testament to Albert Strange's robust design & the men who built her !

    57. Dave Evans

      very nice presentation Leo, it helps us understand exactly what you're going through and what the boat has been through. Good job can't wait for the second half to see your history.

    58. ClayZ

      Teak deck chairs.

    59. R P

      Excellent presentation Leo. I, like many many others, have developed deep interest in your story & your boat. I hope to be supporting you & the Tally Ho soon. I'm a finish carpenter, hence my keen interest in your remarkable skill.

    60. Rob Finney

      Leo, this is quite possibly my favorite video you have put out so far. I love the history of the boat.

    61. Acadian Adventures

      very good Leo, love the history and tone of the presentation, truly a project worth the effort. Can't wait to see water under her keel!! Much Love Jerrod and Holly

    62. mann5353

      Thanks Leo...

    63. TODD FINK

      I know this would be distant future but do you ever want to design and build your own boat? Just curious.

    64. Keith Staton

      A beer for Manuel. Thanks Leo.

    65. warp21drive

      Leo , my father was a member of RORC for many many years, he would always stay at the club when he was in London. At the time of his joining you had to have done 2 or 4 ocean races during a 2 years period to be eligible to join. I never got that chance as my life lead a different path into boatbuilding and life in America . I do hope the RORC treated you well , they have had so much to do with yacht racing that it was the right place to give a presentation. It's a lot of work I hope you had a good time and got some good leads from the experience. Cheers Warren

    66. MegaDirtyberty

      www.odt.co.nz/lifestyle/travel/intrepid-macleods This link contains an article about the vessel and family that towed Tally Ho off the reef, my father remembers the Heather George and the family very well.

    67. 7divad37

      Well, that 19 minutes went way too fast. Looking forward to Pt2. Great info, she has been a lucky boat, to have people who want to keep saving her.

    68. Olivier Bolton

      Tally Ho has lovely lines yet still seems like a stout little ship...So many boats finished up on reefs in the Pacific... makes me think of a fife schooner I was fond of named Valrosa in terms of lines...she went aground in the Tuamotus...she appears in a book by Des Kearns called world wanderer...I love your show so keep up the great work!

    69. M Sinclair

      I'm expecting to see some of your audience in future videos with their sleeves rolled up drooling over such an important piece of history that defines their club. Looking forward to pt 2.

    70. steve731 whamuelson

      Oh Lord! I was so into this video that after a minute, it was over leo, I watched it over again and yep, one minute thirty seconds and it was over, i got ripped off lol, All silly aside, you are doing a great job with Tally Ho and your videos, you and RAN are the only videos i watch on this subject, To me, it'd be cool to see you and them going through the Panama canal together. Thank you for your videos Leo, I enjoy them a lot.

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        haha thanks :)

    71. Bruno Sintive

      can't wait for the rest of the story!

    72. Simon Sails

      Great to get more context and history-love the early cutters racing out to the cargo boats. Looking forward to Pt 2.Thanks.

    73. Lynn B

      Perhaps make her dinghy out of Tally ho's old timbers ?

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        That's a fun idea!

    74. Charles Hart

      Excellent presentation, a real pleasure to watch. Have enjoyed following your progress with this restoration.

    75. Cars Guitars Bikes & Boats

      brilliant , thanks Leo

    76. Stanley Banks

      Can't wait for part 2

    77. Frederick Stibbert

      Got to give a shout-out to Manuel Lopez, who bought the derelict 'Escape' in 2010 & began the restoration. That's him in the hat at 16:42, guiding the new stem into place. Ughfortunately, he passed away soon after, but his widow was willing to transfer ownership to the Albert Strange Association. The ASA kept her under cover for 5 years, until they sold her to Leo in May 2017. Cheers to Mr. Lopez, who did his part to keep Tally Ho alive.

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        hear hear! By all accounts he was a wonderful man. And his widow is a lovely woman.

    78. Mitcher Meandan

      Excellent presentation. You are an inspiration.

    79. PowerfulVeganHands

      7:09 Guy rudely interrupts Leo’s presentation.

    80. Todd Kesler

      You comb your hair, well done !

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        haha it doesnt happen often

    81. Tom Miller

      Well done lad! I may have mentioned, I keep my boat in Brookings Oregon were Tally Ho lived for many years. We are soooo happy you have her now. :)

    82. Tim Roach

      Thanks Leo, love the history.

    83. Boike Beagle

      You’ve just added another dimension, well done mate

    84. Robert Wiersema

      I just noticed that I have been watching you rebuild Tally Ho for over a year now. No idea how I stumbled across this. I'm a computer engineer. This is not exactly in my wheel house (pun intended).

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        Glad to have you on board - all are welcome!

    85. Deserthelo

      really enjoyed your presentation...

    86. Teabone Bones

      Nice presentation.

    87. mattcurry29

      Looking forward to part 2 Leo, thank you for sharing. Matt C.

    88. Paul Putnam


    89. Alec Z

      Great presentation. I found myself very interested in the little details. I kept wondering who else would be interested, then I would remember that you are talking to a room of people interested in her (Tally’s) history. I hope these fine boating men and women donated to your extensive cause. Keep it up, Leo!

    90. Michael Hamburg

      Leo, I have yet to finish the video. To finish any task without a murmur or complaint with a parrot on your shoulder has been truly inspiring to me and my kids and should be to the rest of mankind. Well put. Stay true to your course.

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        Thanks :)

    91. John D Rippert

      I have seen a couple posts here asking how much of the original wood will remain when Leo gets done. I expect that it will be a third or less of the original wood and fixtures. To me, no matter how much of the original boat remains, this will always be Tally Ho. The work, love and commitment that Leo and his helpers, physical and monetary, are putting into her will ensure that the soul of this ship will always be the Tally Ho. I strongly recommend that anyone here who is able to give, whether it be $5, $20, $100 or $1000, do so. I have given early in this process and am at a point now that I can give more, so I will. I want to see this grand lady back on the ocean, making wake with Leo at the helm. I also ask everyone here to share these videos to all their friends. The more people who see this project and appreciate what Leo is doing, the better chance of his finishing sooner rather than later. We need more people like Leo out there, and anything we do to help him succeed is a good thing. To all of Leo's fans and friends out there. Fair winds and following seas.

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        Thank you John, you are too kind!

    92. Jack Randle

      Cheers from Sf bay area! Three cheers for Tally Ho! hip hip Hooray!

    93. Peter Vik

      Great job Leo, i would have love to have been at your presentation. Cheers...

    94. Chris Sometimes

      FYI - Copra (or khobara) is the dried meat or kernel of the coconut. (courtesy of Wikipedia ...).

    95. bucketofguts

      Leo is the man! Thank you Leo!

    96. trinescape

      Great talk you had the room hanging on your every word thanx for posting

    97. kelly gingras

      Great video thanks Leo for keeping it alive!

    98. lebarosky

      You're brilliant. Don't get a big head about it, but it is true. Congratulations on this wonderful presentation and your restoration work.

    99. AJ Abusamra

      Awesome Leo !!! Learning thru your videos and eagerly awaiting the next video.. keep em floating our way ! Inspiring !

    100. Dennis H.

      Leo, you are displaying some very old photographs, that I feel that I could restore to a much better final result, If you would be intrested in a thing like this. If this is of intrest to you, please scan what you have in as good a scan quality as possible, Digital copies are all I need. You already have me in Facebook 'Dennis Heaven', so feel free to message me privately there. I would enjoy the task.

      1. Sampson Boat Co

        Thanks Dennis! I'll send you a message on FB