THE RETURN OF THE
Finding Inspiration in Every Turn
A timeless masterpiece of boat building history designed by "the man who put America on the water", owned and fished by America's angling elite, a major player for blue marlin world records and located at Horta - Azores, one of the world's foremost destinations for giant blue marlin fishing.
Works are well underway with the renovation of the Double Header.
This world renowned classic is currently being renovated by Capt. Les Gallagher and Paul Scopinich in Horta. The extensive renovation includes a full, clean and low emissions re-power with FPT- Fiat Powertrain Technologies motors (sponsor), new TwinDisc gears and new couplings, shafts and props. All new electronics in 2023 from Raymarine (sponsor) and a full renovation of exterior and interior furnishings.
The Double Header is custom rigged for giant blue marlin with a Murray Bros chair and one piece triple spreader riggers by Rupp (sponsor). All new tackle for 2023 including Tiagras and customs rods by Dru (sponsor).
The Double Header will be Captained by Les Gallagher fishing out of Horta during August and September of 2023 and be fully available for charter in 2024.
Capt. Les Gallagher from the Azores and 5th generation boat builder Paul Scopinich from Stuart, Florida created a new company in Horta in 2022 for the acquisition and renovation of this world renowned 43' Daytona and are looking forward to showing you some great giant blue marlin fishing soon.