How to Moor?

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En route to Arthur Beale's by river bus I noticed a barge proudly displaying a large plaque saying "Freedom of the River Thames, Company of Waterme...

How to Moor?

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En route to Arthur Beale's by river bus I noticed a barge proudly displaying a large plaque saying "Freedom of the River Thames, Company of Waterme...

Ocean of Life

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“Ocean of Life” is possibly a strange choice of book for a chandlery to sell, let alone write a blog about, given that it is about neither boats no...
What I Love about Cricket

What I Love about Cricket

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On a lighter note. It’s always nice to see Arthur Beale appearing in print, and this is a mention that I don’t think anyone in the shop knew about...

What's the point of six monthly inspections?

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This M16 Stainless Steel (Grade 316) Eyebolt looks like it has been attacked by a lunatic with a grinder, or perhaps corroded by acid, or maybe sub...

Boeshield T9 Waterproof Corrosion Protection and Lubrication

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Here is a wonderful product. Once you appreciate its talents you will find that you will be using it time after time. I've just had my trusty Balma...

..and what on earth is this for?

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We spent yesterday clearing out the vaults. It is like an archaeological dig with decaying timber and old rubble. However occasionally we find some...

Diesel Bug Talk

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On a cold winter evening it is all too tempting to stay indoors and watch TV but occasionally an event comes up which is so exciting that it simply...
Maybe Admiral Fitzroy was right after all?

Maybe Admiral Fitzroy was right after all?

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Arthur Beale’s stock a very satisfyingly heavy and well-polished brass object of desire, known as a Storm Glass. It is the kind of object you may b...
Now there's a funny thing

Now there's a funny thing

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I suspect that the world is divided into two types of people. There are those who can come across a strange looking gadget and just wander past, an...
Winter Sailing versus the London Boat Show

Winter Sailing versus the London Boat Show

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South Dock London Saturday, 27th December 2014 The Christmas rush is now over and our next task will be to remove the Arthur Beale Christmas Wind...
Christmas at Arthur Beale

Christmas at Arthur Beale

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Snow Storm - Dinghy off Harbour's Mouth, delivering Christmas Presents and going by the Lead in Shallow Water. Arthur Beale's window doesn't chang...