Arthur Beale Splicing Class - SORRY FULL UP!

Come and learn to splice three strand rope at Arthur Beale. You will be shown how to make your own dog lead or lanyard that you can take away. We charge £12.50 for the evening including materials although the price could change slightly if you choose a more expensive fitting. Starts at 18:30 finished before 20:00 . Great fun! Keep an eye on the website as we will be organising more splicing classes in the New Year.

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. Arthur Beale supplied the rigging with these useful roll swaged eyes perfect for the Dyneema lashings. If you need any...

The Frozen Frontier - a talk by Jane Maufe - Thursday 27th April 2017

Arthur Beale are delighted to be able to confirm that Jane Maufe will be giving an illustrated presentation about her recent experience sailing with David Scott Cowper through the most Northern of the Northwest Passages. Jane Maufe is the four times great niece of Sir John Franklin, who was lost (along with his 129 crew) trying to chart and navigate a route through the Northwest Passage in 1845. Jane and David achieved the first ever transit through the most northerly route and it was the first by a woman. Leaving Northern Ireland in August, it took them just under 20 days to reach Alaska via...

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...

Our New Painting and Varnishing Catalogue has arrived!

.. and it looks lovely! It is packed with useful information so you can make the best decisions on your maintenance or new build projects. The prices are pretty keen too. So if you are looking for Varnish, Antifouling, Coelan, Paint or Mastics then look no further. You can download a "Clickable PDF" here You can pick up a printed copy from our shop...