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Arthur Beale Easter Opening Hours

Arthur Beale Easter Opening Hours
Got a few jobs to do on the boat before she goes in? Don't worry, Arthur Beale is open every day over Easter to keep you supplied with all the blobby concoctions you may need. And if you are a bit further ahead we have a comprehensive selection of Almanacs, Pilot Books and Charts to plan your voyage. Good Friday we have a bit of a snooze and open at 11:00 then sneak off again at 17:00 Saturday we are back to normal and open at 10:00 and close at 19:00 . Easter Sunday and Easter Monday we take...
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Got a New Diary for Christmas?

Got a New Diary for Christmas?
Well, turn to the page for "11th January" and enter - "Going to Dave Selby's Talk -"Marlin's Mission" at Arthur Beale 18:45". You won't want to miss this to put a big smile on your face! If you are going to the London Boat Show which is held on the same date then this would round off a brilliant nautical day to get the year underway. More details are on the Events section of this website. Just email talks@arthurbeale.co.uk to reserve a place. Admission £5.00 or FREE if you buy the book!

Scandinavian Christmas Market - Albion Street, Rotherhithe -

Scandinavian Christmas Market - Albion Street, Rotherhithe -
Arthur Beale will be showing off our huge range of Devold Woollen Pullovers and Expedition Quality Merino Thermals at this Christmas Market. There will be a few special offers too! It is a great way to do some Christmas shopping whilst endulging in a feast of warm waffles and hot mulled wine. Opens Friday 12:00-19:00, Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 10:00-17:00. Rotherhithe Overground or Bermondsey or Canada Water Undergound. See you there!
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Johnson and Loftus Flying 10 wins Concours d'Elegance at RYA Dinghy Show

Johnson and Loftus Flying 10 wins Concours d'Elegance at RYA Dinghy Show
Congratulations to Dan and Tim for winning the coveted Concours d'Elegance prize for their beautifull Flying 10. A well deserved award for their efforts. They even made the foundry to cast the keel themselves. They are off today to try to buy some "toys" for their new boatyard in Ullapool. http://www.johnsonandloftus.co.uk/ Arthur Beale supplied the rigging with these useful roll swaged eyes perfect for the Dyneema lashings. If you need any...

Flying 10 by Johnson and Loftus - Stop Press! THEY WON!!!

Flying 10 by Johnson and Loftus - Stop Press! THEY WON!!!
Our friends Tim and Dan have just built this lovely Flying 10 which they will be exhibiting at the Dinghy Show this weekend. Before they can enter the Concours d'Eegance the boat has to be sailed so here they are in Loch Broom with show capped peaks in the background enjoying what must be the greatest pleasure of building a boat - the first sail! Our minor part in this beautiful boat was supplying the rigging. We used these handy swaged eyes so that 3 mm Dyneema D Pro could be lashed to the...

Another successful evening!

Another successful evening!
On Thursday evening we had a virtually full house to hear Philip Temple talking about the adventurous expedition that he took part in to land on the remote Antarctic Heard Island and then climb its 9,000ft volcano which happens to be the highest peak in Australian Terriory. The yacht was skippered by none other than H. W. Tilman. The story is also told in full in the newly released book "The Sea and the Snow" which would make a great read for anyone interested in expedition sailing. The...

SOLD OUT - Tom Cunliffe's illustrated talk "Hand, Reef and Steer - Good Times and Bad in Gaff Rig" at Arthur Beale!

SOLD OUT - Tom Cunliffe's illustrated talk "Hand, Reef and Steer - Good Times and Bad in Gaff Rig" at Arthur Beale!
To celebrate the release of the fully updated second edition of his famous book "Hand, Reef and Steer" Tom has agreed to give us a fully illustrated talk on the trials and tribulations of sailing with a gaff rig. 15th September 2016 at 18:45 In Hand, Reef & Steer - winner of the Best Book of the Sea Award - Tom explains the different sailing characteristics of classic craft and shares his knowledge of the special skills required to handle them. He describes how to manage heavy loads using...

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