Blue Trout

Blue Trout

If you have recently been to South Dock Marina in Rotherhithe then you would have had the opportunity to rest your eyes on this lovely Dallimore yacht. Blue Trout has been moored in the dock for many years but the brightwork is normally protected from the sun with lots of blue covers so it is a real treat when they all come off! She looks quite wonderful. The designer Norman E. Dallimore had a great eye for small...

Arthur Beale Election Results. We have our winner!

Arthur Beale Election Results. We have our winner!

Last night while all the politics was going on we were treated to a very special talk by Paul Heiney. In addition we decided to have our very own election to decide who you would most like to skipper your boat. Paul joined in the spirit of the election by cleverly suggesting Nicola Stugeron would be good, especially for those who may suffer from sea sickness. (Just in case anyone is unaware, Stugeron is a very effective anti sea sickness pill). Paul then whisked us across the Biscay, called...

Getting all excited about the Election?

Getting all excited about the Election?

No, not that one, but our Arthur Beale Captains Election to decide which Captain you would like to sail your ship. As you may have realised the Government stupidly decided to hold a General Election on the first Thursday in May. Everyone knows that the first Thursday of the month is the day Arthur Beale has their talks. Any other day would have been fine but no they choose to clash with us.

It happens that this Thursday we are...

You'll never guess what I want it for!

You'll never guess what I want it for!

A gentleman came into the shop yesterday and was browsing the pad eyes and snap hooks. I asked if he wanted some help and he said "Well actually, it's not for a boat at all, you'll never guess what it's for!". I had a little hunch and said "For hanging a chair in Selfridges atrium?". He stepped back thinking he must have walked into the Astrology shop around the corner. The thing is we sell a lot of strange things to hang strange objects.

Only a few days before Sarah Campbell had...

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