Funeral of Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey worked at Arthur Beale's for over 24 years. Sadly he recently died after a planned heart operation. He will be greatly missed by the staff and many of the customers of Arthur Beale. His funeral will be held on 14th September 11am at The City of London Crematorium, Manor Park, South Chapel. Please feel free to attend. Arthur Beale will organise a small evening event in his memory in the near future.
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Good Little Ship

An Illustrated Talk by Peter Willis Arthur Ransome’s "We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea" was inspired by his boat the Nancy Blackett which appears in the book as the Goblin. But there was more to her influence on the novel than that, as Peter Willis shows in this new book, which combines an analysis of this classic of maritime literature (“a book of which Conrad would have been proud” – Hugh Brogan) with the history of the boat herself, her life, near-death, restoration and renaissance as an ambassador for Ransome and his tales. Also included: Arthur Ransome’s own article, ‘Saturday to Saturday’...
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Arthur Beale Rope Catalogue Launch

We have decided celebrate the launch of our brand new rope catalogue with a few drinks on the evening of Thursday 20th July. Why not pop in after work and pick up your copy and have a drink on us. You will be able to see some of the new products and ask some questions which we will try to answer while we are still sober. 18:00 until 20:00.
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Equinox Sailing Talk - Crew Management – how to create a relaxed and efficient atmosphere on board

Time: 19.00 Venue: First floor function room of The Bishops Finger, 9-10 Smithfield, EC1A 9JR Getting there: Farringdon (Hammersmith and City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line and mainline station), City Thameslink (Holborn Viaduct exit), St Pauls and Chancery Lane (Central Line). Entrance FREE. Wednesday 12 July 2017 – Crew Management – how to create a relaxed and efficient atmosphere on board The small space on a boat can appear smaller when there are strained relations between a crew. Safe sailing requires everyone to not be distracted and able to communicate effectively with each other...
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Equinox Sailing Talk - Navigation and other useful preparation on an Ipad/tablet

Time: 19.00 Venue: First floor function room of The Bishops Finger, 9-10 Smithfield, EC1A 9JR Getting there: Farringdon (Hammersmith and City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line and mainline station), City Thameslink (Holborn Viaduct exit), St Pauls and Chancery Lane (Central Line). Entrance FREE Wednesday 5 July 2017 – Navigation and other useful preparation on an Ipad/tablet There are a number of navigation, weather routing and tide apps available for mobile devices. We discuss how they work and the opportunities to prepare prior to a race event or cruise. Bring along your tablet and...
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Equinox Sailing Talk - Being Ready for Your Cruising Holiday

Time: 19.00 Venue: First floor function room of The Bishops Finger, 9-10 Smithfield, EC1A 9JR Getting there: Farringdon (Hammersmith and City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line and mainline station), City Thameslink (Holborn Viaduct exit), St Pauls and Chancery Lane (Central Line). Entrance FREE Wednesday 28 June 2017 – Being ready for your Cruising Holiday This workshop will cover readiness for the first day and subsequent days to make them as smooth and relaxing as possible. Make sure that you are prepared – kit lists, boat handover checklists, route planning approaches, loading charts...
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Equinox Sailing Talk - Preparing for the Fastnet and other Offshore Races

Time: 19.00 Venue: First floor function room of The Bishops Finger, 9-10 Smithfield, EC1A 9JR Getting there: Farringdon (Hammersmith and City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line and mainline station), City Thameslink (Holborn Viaduct exit), St Pauls and Chancery Lane (Central Line). Entrance FREE! Wednesday 21 June 2017- Preparing for the Fastnet and other offshore races Talking through the course, typical course challenges, expected conditions on board, kit advice and other considerations that will make for a relaxed, fast passage. The workshop will be of interest to the experienced and...
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