Classic Boat Awards

Classic Boat Awards
Last night I was invited to attend the Classic Boat Awards Ceremony by Michael Wright, the proud owner of Carlotta a Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter built in 1899. Carlotta had been nominated in two award categories, as the “Best Restored Sailing Vessel Over 40ft” and also “Centenariun of the Year”. Arthur Beale were proud to have supplied various bits of chandlery, charts and a tender and outboard for Carlotta. We were almost as pleased as Michael was when the boat not only picked up the Best...
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New Maiden Film

New Maiden Film
A highly recommended film to watch, although if you are a male yachting journalist of a certain era then you may prefer to stay at home! If you are in London, we saw it at the Curzon in Brunswick Square which was very civilised and the nearby Lamb pub in Lambs Conduit Street serves up a good pint. Here’s what the press release says: MAIDEN is the inspirational story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the...
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New Hat from Tilley

New Hat from Tilley
This seems to be just what you have been asking for - only a little bit better! We frequently get asked for hats like the ones the French Foreign Legion wore which protect the back of the neck from sunburn. Now Tilley have come up with a brilliant solution with a sun shield cape that folds out from a pouch hidden in the brim. So it is there when you need it...
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Get kitted up ready for the new season

Get kitted up ready for the new season
Gill have tweaked their popular OS2 Offshore Jackets with a new colour and some extra visibility features. The new high vis yellow strip around the hood plus high vis features on the zip pullers and the hanging loop at the back will all prove handy in the dark. The fabric remains the same. Gill have 40 years of experience developing fabrics. They don’t use proprietary brands but continue to perfect their own material. The OS2 jacket is a triple layer fabric which will withstand a 30,000 mm...
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Arthur Beale's Clearance Sale Ends on Sunday 20th January!

We are needing to clear some stock so that we can find space for some exciting new lines. LOADS OF BARGAINS Including Genuine Submariner Pullovers - Slightly marked Were £71.99 Now just £40.00! They just need a wash! Only five left BRICK SAINT JAMES SIROCCO JACKETS WERE £105.00 - SALE WEEK JUST £75.00! Why? We seem to be rather overstocked of this colour! 35% DISCOUNT OFF ALL OUR GILL STOCK! ONE WEEK ONLY Take this brilliant OS2 Gill Jacket. The 2019 model has some very minor changes and costs £285.00. This 2018 model was on sale at £275.00 but during the sale it will be just £178.75! It is...
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The Most Useful Christmas Gift EVER!

The Most Useful Christmas Gift EVER!
Arthur Beale Lifeventure Thermal Mug This maybe the best environmental and financial investment you’ll ever make! Give up plastic cups and buy one of these splendid thermal mugs. If you are in the habit of buying a couple of takeaway coffees each day you will probably be spending over £1,000 a year. Why not fill this thermal mug up at home. You will save one plastic cup and a couple of pounds. The coffee will stay warm well into the afternoon so you might find you don't need a top up but if you...
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