First Alex Thomson, now Ben Ainsley?

First Alex Thomson, now Ben Ainsley?

Alasdair Flint
How frustrating it must be to have a boat costing £120 million and a team of the world’s top sailors yet they haven't been able to take part in al...
First Alex Thomson, now Ben Ainsley?

First Alex Thomson, now Ben Ainsley?

Alasdair Flint
How frustrating it must be to have a boat costing £120 million and a team of the world’s top sailors yet they haven't been able to take part in al...
Alex Thomson doing 6.5 knots - Wow 6.5 knots!

Alex Thomson doing 6.5 knots - Wow 6.5 knots!

Alasdair Flint
When I wake each morning I tune in to the web to find out how Alex Thomson is doing in the Vendee Globe Race. This morning I found that he had slip...
The Vendée Globe Race is about to start!

The Vendée Globe Race is about to start!

Alasdair Flint
  This has to be the greatest sporting event on earth! Around the world, single handed, non-stop, in boats that go so fast that they almost fly. I...
What will happen to Arthur Beale? – With the new lockdown it’s all in the balance

What will happen to Arthur Beale? – With the new lockdown it’s all in the balance

EventsAlasdair Flint
But it’s not all bad news. On the really positive side we have a brilliant BRAND NEW WEBSITE! Once Google finds us, we hope it will bring in loads...
Arthur Beale is moving into the Twentieth Century

Arthur Beale is moving into the Twentieth Century

EventsAlasdair Flint
Blimey, the Twenty First Century already - what happened to the last one! While you may have had your feet up in the relaxing furlough position, w...
Tentative steps - but Arthur Beale is opening up!

Tentative steps - but Arthur Beale is opening up!

Alasdair Flint
I hope you are all keeping well and have succeeded in getting afloat somehow this summer. It is still quiet in the West End with most of the off...
Are you open yet? - Arthur Beale

Are you open yet?

NewsAlasdair Flint
Not quite, I’m afraid. You are very welcome to phone through to the shop and arrange a collection, or you can still order online, but we are not ...
Wooden Boats Saved by the Bell! The Covers are Coming Off! - Arthur Beale

Wooden Boats Saved by the Bell! The Covers are Coming Off!

GearAlasdair Flint
There have been quite a few anxious wooden boat owners wondering when they can dunk their precious boats in the briny to stop them drying out. Now ...
Building and Sailing a Traditional Wooden Boat in The Arctic: An expedition to Jan Mayen and East Greenland

Building and Sailing a Traditional Wooden Boat in The Arctic: An expedition to Jan Mayen and East Greenland

EventsArthur Beale Admin
A talk by Will Stirling Will built the stunning yacht "Integrity". It is one of the most beautiful yachts sailing today with proper traditional...
Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 06

Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 06

ArchiveArthur Beale Admin
We supplied many prestigious explorers and mountaineers. Our next few posts will cover just a few of our surprising clients. Ernest Shackleton...
Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 05

Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 05

BooksArthur Beale Admin
We supplied many prestigious explorers and mountaineers. Our next few posts will cover just a few of our surprising clients. Tim Severin Timoth...
Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 04

Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 04

ArchiveArthur Beale Admin
We supplied many prestigious explorers and mountaineers. Our next few posts will cover just a few of our surprising clients. John King Davis Cap...
Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 03

Arthur Beale wasn’t always a Yacht Chandler! 03

ArchiveArthur Beale Admin
We supplied many prestigious explorers and mountaineers. Our next few posts will cover just a few of our surprising clients. George Mallory Geo...