Books

Contents

This page covers every single book we have listed on the site. We have categorised all books as best we can to help with your search using the accordians below. To find a list of books for cruising a particular country, while they will be listed here, a much quicker way is to go to the Publications section within that country (for example https://www.noonsite.com/place/panama/general-info/#publications-section).

If we don’t have the book you are looking for, please send us details ([email protected]) and we’ll get it listed.

Cruising and Lifestyle

Books

  • A Sailing Cruiser’s Guide to Making Money

    Kimberly Prince, of Sailing Britican, has a new book out with a wealth of information about ways to make money while cruising, the logistics and... Read More

  • Addicted To More Adventures

    This book is a sequel to the first Addicted to Adventure. 

    The adventures here are more varied, in time as well as place and content. There are... Read More

  • Argentina, Chile: Winter in Fireland – A Patagonian Sailing Adventure

    A must-read for all those cruisers thinking about venturing to this part of South America. Nicholas Coghlan and his wife Jenny sail their 27foot yacht,... Read More

  • As Long as It’s Fun: The Epic Voyages and Extraordinary Times of Lin and Larry Pardey

    Few sailors in North America are as well known as Lin and Larry Pardey. Their cruising adventures have filled books and magazines, lecture halls, and... Read More

  • Atlantic, Caribbean: A Thousand Miles From Anywhere

    Following Dolphins Under My Bed and Turtles in Our Wake comes the third leg of the Claytons' voyage, two early retirees who decided to live... Read More

  • Atlantic: A Family Outing in the Atlantic

    The story of an epic, seven-year-long cruise made by a young family aboard their sailing yacht.

    When artist Jill Dickin set off to cross the Atlantic... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Missing Centimetre

    The story of an ordinary family taking one year out of their life to sail the Atlantic circuit.

    By Leon Schulz, See review here... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Life – The Best Stories from Caribbean Compass

    A collection of 49 stories by sailors cruising the Caribbean Sea, selected from the popular Caribbean Compass monthly magazine. These are first-hand tales of experiences... Read More

  • Child of The Sea

    A Child of the Sea is the true story of Jimmy Cornell's daughter sailing around the world on the family's small yacht from the age... Read More

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Dag Pike’s Cruising Under Sail

    Cruising in a sailboat is so much more than a voyage from A to B. It’s about visiting new and exciting places, and gaining pleasure... Read More

  • Good Boat Stories

    Bob Silverman has owned six different ocean-going sailboats. He has sailed from the U.S. to the Caribbean, the Azores, the UK, the Mediterranean, and Brazil,... Read More

  • Green Ghost, Blue Ocean

    This will make you laugh out loud from the first chapter. Jennifer has written a refreshingly frank, nuts-and-bolts yet humorous and exciting account of a... Read More

  • Guyana, Venezuela: Around The Next Bend

    Bernie and Yvonne Katchor have been adventuring and exploring for 44 years aboard their sailboats. 'Around the next Bend' is the beguiling story of their... Read More

  • Hunting the Hunters

    A riveting account from an ex-Dutch detective who gave up his job to join the fight against the Japanese whaling fleet.

    By: Laurens de Groot
    Published by:... Read More

  • Iceland, United Kingdom: Farewell Mr. Puffin (A small boat voyage to Iceland)

    With inspiring travel writing, social and maritime history, and good-humoured reflections on his sailing journey, Heiney brings us this delightful book - a love letter... Read More

  • Indian Ocean, Red Sea: African Ocean Blues

    A thumping read about a rarely explored coastline that grabs you from the first page. The potpourri of different peoples, smells, tastes and experiences that... Read More

  • Jimmy Cornell 200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure

    In the last 4 decades, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to Antarctica... Read More

  • New Zealand, United Kingdom: Just Sea & Sky

    By Ben Pester, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (September 2010), See review at

    Read a review of the book here... Read More

  • Northern Europe: Sailing the Waterways of Russia’s North

    Sailing the Waterways of Russia's North
    By Irene Campbell-Grin
    Published by Self Publishing House - Fenhurst Books
    Available on Amazon

    A voyage few cruising boats endeavour to undertake and... Read More

  • Occupation Circumnavigator

    This is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary person. Lars Hässler is a Swedish lawyer who gave up a well-paid job, turned his back on... Read More

  • Ocean Nomad

    The Complete Atlantic Sailing Crew Guide: How to Catch a Ride & Contribute to a healthier ocean. Noonsite users, use the coupon code NOONSITE to... Read More

  • Retreat Sailing

    “Retreat Sailing” is a dedication to the all-encompassing benefits that an individual can attain simply by sailing. For beginners who are new to sailing and... Read More

  • Sail Away: How to escape the rat race and live the dream

    Written by a yachting journalist who has sailed away for 8 years, together with the contributions of 100 other blue-water cruisers. There is a practical... Read More

  • Sailing Grace

    The story of one man's determination to beat the odds having been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition.

    By John Otterbacher, Published by Samadhi Press, See details... Read More

  • Sailing Through Life

    From Finland to the Mediterranean - the unshakeable bond between human spirits.

    By: Barb Radu Sprenger

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • Self-Sufficient Sailor

    Self Sufficient Sailor 3rd edition

    This fully revised and expanded version published November 2019 by authors Lin and Larry Pardey was updated by Lin following 2... Read More

  • Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways

    Bill and Laurel Cooper are the experts on living afloat. They offer much advice on how to get the most out of the inland cruising... Read More

  • Solitaire Spirit

    The remarkable story of a novice sailor who built himself a boat and went on complete 3 solo circumnavigations. Finally sailing back into Lymington, U.K.... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: All The Colours of Polynesia

    Join the author on a three year voyage through the islands of French Polynesia, discovering some of the most interesting places, people and wildlife of the... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: Pacific Odyssey

    An interesting view of real-life on various remote Pacific Islands.

    By Gwenda Cornell Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012), ISBN 9781408173855, See review at

    See review... Read More

  • South Pacific: Sailing Adventures in Paradise

    Somewhere between the Galapagos Islands en route to the Marqesas Group in the darkest of nights, at approximately six degrees south of the equator a... Read More

  • South Pacific: The Islands Time Forgot

    Exploring the South Pacific under sail. Fifty-five islands, nineteen countries, seventeen thousand miles, and one amazing adventure.

    By Graham Morse, See review here

     ... Read More

  • The Boy Behind the Gate

    The story of how a dream of a circumnavigation become a 6-year odyssey of adventure.

    By Larry Jacobson, See review here

     ... Read More

  • The Five Year Voyage: Exploring Latin American Coasts and Rivers

    An impressive small boat voyage and true story. Stephen Ladd and partner Ginny adapt a 2 masted trailer sailor that draws only 9 inches for... Read More

  • USA, Caribbean: Seven at Sea

    Why a New York city family cast off convention for a life-changing year on a sailboat.

    You may think this is just another book about how... Read More

  • USA: Paradise Found: Living in the Groove of the Pacific Eddy

    PARADISE FOUND takes you from the west coast of America across the Pacific describing a cruiser's life of simple pleasures, wild adventures, and magical moments... Read More

World Cruising Guides

Books

  • Ocean Passages & Landfalls

    Cruising Routes of the world with passage planning information and information on key harbors. Intended for the potential circumnavigator with world routes superimposed on quarterly... Read More

  • World Cruising Routes

    World Cruising Routes: 1,000 Sailing Routes in All Oceans of the World

    Long established as the bible for long-distance cruisers and a bestseller for more than... Read More

  • World Voyage Planner

    Yet another essential book for anyone planning a world cruise.

    By Jimmy Cornell, Published by Adlard Coles (Sept 2012)

    See review here.

     ... Read More

Regional Cruising Guides

News

  • Canada: Salish Sea Pilot Guides for 2021

    Date Published - March 31, 2021

    Salish Sea Pilot’s family of cruising guides has grown to seven with the addition of the West Coast of Vancouver Island to their 2021 ebook... Read More

Books

  • Antartica, Chile, Falkland Islands: Cape Horn and Antartic Waters

    This guide covers the spectacular cruising grounds around Cape Horn, including Chile, the Beagle Channel, the Falkland Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula. Including some of... Read More

  • Arctic, Antartic: The Polar Yacht Guide

    A group of experienced high latitude sailors including Andrew Wilkes (author of Arctic and Northern Waters), Alan Green, Victor Wejer and Skip Novak have written... Read More

  • Arctic, North Atlantic: Arctic and Northern Waters

    This handbook from the RCC Pilotage Foundation, covers the Northwest and Northeast Passages through the Arctic Ocean as well as Faroe, Iceland and Greenland. Incorporating... Read More

  • Argentina, Chile: Patagonia & Tierra Del Fuego Nautical Guide

    This pilot, now the 3rd edition, has been published in English by an Italian couple who have spent more than 11 years cruising in Patagonia... Read More

  • Atlantic Spain and Portugal

    A classic guide to this varied coast which includes the rias of Galicia, the estuaries of the Douro and Tejo with Lisbon, the Algarve and... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    A useful book to read if you have not cruised the Atlantic before. Introduces all the basic problems, as well as giving outline port information.

    By... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Atlantic Islands

    7th edition - published September 2021.

    Atlantic Islands is a long-established cruising guide to the five island groups of the North Atlantic [Bermuda, Azores, Canary Islands,... Read More

  • Atlantic: The RCC Pilotage Foundation Atlantic Crossing Guide

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat.

    By Jane Russell
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (6th... Read More

  • Bahamas, Turks and Caicos: The Bahamas Cruising Guide with the Turks & Caicos Islands

    This guide contains small sections of British Admiralty charts as well as many waypoints for navigating the Bahamas. The yellow pages provide extensive information on... Read More

  • Bahamas, Turks and Caicos: Waterway Guide- Bahamas

    Features mile-by-mile navigation information, aerial photography with marked routes, marina listings, and locator charts, anchorage and port information, GPS waypoints, detailed planning maps, distance charts... Read More

  • Barbados, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago : Cruising Guide to Trinidad and Tobago plus Barbados and Guyana

    An essential guide if visiting Guyana. It contains all the information you need to enjoy cruising Guyana, including most useful coloured chartlets of the Esswquibo... Read More

  • Belgium, France: The Cruising Companion to North France and Belgium

    With all its variety of ports, harbors and anchorages, Belgium and France's north coast is a fascinating cruising ground. This full-color companion to the area... Read More

  • Black Sea: Cruise the Black Sea

    By Doreen and Archie Annan
    Publisher: Atakoy Marina, Istanbul (2001)
    Available from Amazon... Read More

  • Black Sea: The Black Sea

    The latest and very comprehensive guide to all the countries bordering the Black Sea.

    By David Read Barker and Lisa Borre
    Publisher: Imray/RCC Pilotage Foundation (1st edn... Read More

  • Bonaire, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela: Cruising Guide to Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela & Bonaire

    The book includes color aerial photos of many anchorages, clear and concise navigational charts, with information on things to do and places to go while... Read More

  • Bonaire, Venezuela: Cruising Guide to Venezuela and Bonaire

    The only seriously researched guide to this area. The book includes color aerial photos of many anchorages, clear and concise navigational charts.

    For more details, see... Read More

  • Brazil, Falkland Islands: Brazil and Beyond

    Travel with the authors on a voyage in Badger along the Brazilian coast and then on to the Falkland Islands, including useful sketch charts of... Read More

  • British and US Virgin Islands: The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

    This 2022 edition marks the publication's 40th year of assisting sailors and vacationers cruising the tropical waters of both the British and U.S. Virgin Islands.

    The... Read More

  • British, Spanish and US Virgin Islands: A Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

    This 2nd edition is vastly improved with extensive full-color aerial photography and completely updated harbour charts. Also includes 84 GPS-accurate sketch charts, piloting instructions, GPS... Read More

  • Brunei, Malaysia: Cruising Malaysian Borneo

    This comprehensive cruising guide provides over 100 pages of useful information about anchorages, towns, rivers and many facilities (general and marine) available in Sabah, Brunei,... Read More

  • Bulgaria, Romania: Cruising Bulgaria and Romania

    It is full of useful information about the towns and ports along the Danube River and the Black Sea Coast as well as excellent navigation... Read More

  • Canada, British Colombia: Salish Sea Pilot Guides

    Lynne Picard and her husband Jim Burgoyne started the Salish Sea Pilot Guides in 2011 after sailing home from Southeast Asia. The guides are now... Read More

  • Caribbean, Central America, USA: Cruising Ports: Florida to California via Panama

    Nautical guidebook from 2003 for boaters making this popular 5,000-mile cruising route between the US coasts via the Panama Canal: Cuba, Mexico's Gulf Coast &... Read More

  • Caribbean, Central America: The North West Caribbean

    First new coverage of these Northwest Caribbean regions since 1990. All original charts based on personal surveys conducted by the author. Extensive navigational instructions and... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the ABC Islands

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume 1: Virgin Islands)

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume II: Leeward Islands)

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume III: Windward Islands)

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide To The Windward Islands: Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Carriacou, Grenada, Barbados

    With 80 sketch charts this is the most comprehensive guide covering The Windward Islands. The Windward Islands Guide contains GPS waypoints, approaches and routes, anchorages,... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Thinking Man’s Guide to Voyaging South

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Caribbean

    By William T. Stone and Anne M. Hayes
    Publisher Sheridan House. Rev Rep edition (August 21, 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0924486579... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to The Leeward Islands

    By Stephen J Pavlidis
    Published by Seaworthy Publications (2nd Edition 2012)
    ISBN: 9781892399366... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Leeward Islands

    This thirteenth edition covers the islands from Anguilla to Dominica and is an essential tool for all cruisers sailing this region.

    See more here.

    By: Chris Doyle
    Publisher... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide To The Leeward Islands: Anguilla Through Dominica

    Covers the islands from Anguilla to Dominica, and is an essential tool for all cruisers sailing this region. Chris Doyle, the author, spends months sailing... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Northern Leeward Islands

    The Cruising Guide to the Northern Leeward Islands covers the islands of Anguilla, St. Martin & Sint Maarten, St. Barts, Saba, Statia, St. Kitts, Nevis,... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Windward Islands

    Comprehensive Windward Islands guide that covers the stretch of islands from Martinique to Trinidad and Tobago known as the Windward Islands. Now in full-color with... Read More

  • Caribbean: Gotto Go Cruising the ABC Islands

    By D Waterson & D van der Reidjen
    Publisher Compass Consultants Ltd
    ISBN 978 780955 232800... Read More

  • Caribbean: Grenada to The Virgin Islands

    Fully illustrated with plans and photos, many of which are new for this third edition, the guide is packed with interesting and useful background information... Read More

  • Caribbean: Puerto Rico, the Spanish, U.S. and British Virgin Islands (Street’s Cruising Guide to the Eastern Caribbean)

    These guides give the mariner all the information needed to safely cruise the area, not only piloting information but also interesting background information on people,... Read More

  • Caribbean: Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands – Martinique to Grenada (2019-2020)

    This guide features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys and aerial photos of most anchorages with clear and concise navigational information. Lexi... Read More

  • Caribbean: Street’s Cruising Guide- Anguilla to Dominica

    By Donald Street
    Publisher: W W Norton & Co Ltd (Revised edition (January 17, 1994)
    ISBN-13: 978-0393035254... Read More

  • Caribbean: Street’s Guide- Martinique to Trinidad

    These guides give the mariner all the information needed to safely cruise the area, not only piloting information but also interesting background information on people,... Read More

  • Caribbean: The Gentleman’s Guide to Passages South

    The Thornless Path to Windward - He has systematically taken the thorns out of the route they used to call the Thorny Path. For example,... Read More

  • Caribbean: The Yachtsman’s Guide to the Bahamas

    Tropical Island Publishers
    The "official guide" of the Bahamas by the Ministry of Tourism has been published annually for the past fifty years. Gives details of... Read More

  • Caribbean: Vip Cruising Guide St. Maarten/St. Martin Area to Antigua & Barbuda

    By William J. Eiman
    Publisher: Virgin Island Plus Yacht Charters, Incorporat (November 1992)
    ISBN-13: 978-0963504807... Read More

  • Central America, Caribbean: Cruising Ports: The Central American Route

    New 6.5 edition, March 2011. Nautical guidebook (272 pages) for boaters (sail & power) to all the marinas, anchorages & services along Pacific Guatemala, El... Read More

  • Central and North America: Cruising Guide to Belize and Mexico’s Caribbean Coast including Guatemala’s Rio Dulce

    One of the most complete reference books to the popular east coast of the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico and Belize to the Rio Dulce in... Read More

  • Central and South America: Colombia to Rio Dulce Cruising Guide

    Covers the coast of Colombia, The San Blas Islands, the off-lying islands of Colombia (San Andres and Providencia), the Moskito coast, the Cape at Gracias... Read More

  • Channel Islands, France: Channel Islands, Cherbourg Peninsula & North Brittany

    A detailed pilot for the Channel Islands now includes the north coast of Brittany and Cherbourg Peninsula. St Vaast-La Hougue to Ouessant and the Channel... Read More

  • Cook Islands, Peru: Kon Tiki

    A true classic: On April 28, 1947, the author and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft. After three months on... Read More

  • Cyprus, Turkey: Turkish Waters and Cyprus Pilot

    This guide covers the coast of Turkey from the Bosphorus to the Syrian border and Cyprus. There is also a chapter on the Black Sea... Read More

  • Denmark, Germany: Cruising Guide to Germany and Denmark

    Covering the North Sea and Baltic coasts of Germany and Denmark, this guide is a companion to Brian Navin’s North Sea Passage Pilot and Cruising... Read More

  • East Asia: Cruising Japan to New Zealand

    Useful information on route via Japan's Southern Archipelago, the Taiwan Straits, Hong Kong, Macau, the Philippines, and Micronesia.

    By Tere Batham
    Publisher: Sheridan House (October 31, 2004)
    ISBN-13:... Read More

  • Greece, Turkey: East Aegean

    Rod Heikell's latest guide, East Aegean, covers Patmos, Kalimnos, Kos, Rhodes, and islands in between on the Greek side. On the Turkish side the ports... Read More

  • Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, The Gambia: Cruising Guide to West Africa

    This guide covers the West African coast, off-lying islands and navigable rivers from Dakar in Senegal to Guinea-Bissau. In addition to the pilotage detail, it... Read More

  • High Latitude Sailing: Self-sufficient sailing techniques for cold waters and winter seasons

    In recent years climate change has made these regions more accessible to small boats, and it is now possible to venture further afield in search... Read More

  • Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia: Indian Ocean Cruising Guide

    Good passage planning book with good local detail too. First produced 1996, now in its 2nd edition. Available through all major nautical publishers.

    by Rod Heikell,... Read More

  • Mediterranean: The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

    This is the perfect guide for anyone cruising in the Mediterranean by Rod Heikell, the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing. Now on its 4th edition... Read More

  • Mediterranean: The Ionian Islands to the Anatolian Coast

    A sea guide to Corfu, S. Crete, Rhodes, Cyprus and South coast of Turkey.

    By H.M. Denham
    Available from Amazon (1st edn 1982)
    ISBN:978-0719539497... Read More

  • NE States & Canada: Down East Circle Route

    Covers the Hudson River, Erie Canal, E Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Bras d'Or Lakes.

    By Capt. Cheryl Barr
    Publisher: Yacht Pilot Publishing... Read More

  • North America – East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the New England Coast

    First published in 1936, the bible for Eastern sailors and powerboaters for more than half a century has been thoroughly overhauled and expertly refitted. For... Read More

  • Northern Europe: The Baltic Sea and Approaches

    This new edition incorporates substantial updates reflecting the changes happening in this area. It covers the nine countries bordering the Baltic Sea; Germany, Denmark, Sweden,... Read More

  • Norway, Sweden: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 1 (General Cruising Information)

    A mariners complete guide to the coasts of Norway, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), and the west coast of Sweden.

    Everyone cruising the area covered by the guide will... Read More

  • Pacific Northwest: Waggoner Cruising Guide

    The Waggoner Cruising Guide is often called "....the Bible for Northwest Cruising". Each year it is extensively updated to provide the latest information covering each... Read More

  • Pacific: Landfalls of Paradise (Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands)

    The fifth edition of this sailing standard includes updated charts and text reflecting changes in regulations and facilities for most countries and specific ports of... Read More

  • Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands: Yachtsman’s Guide to the Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico

    Editor - Meredith Helleberg Fields
    Publisher Tropic Isle Publishers Inc
    ISBN - 9780937379004... Read More

  • Romania, Ukraine: The Danube Delta

    This is the only up-to-date, detailed boating guide that covers the Danube Delta and it's channels in Romania and the Ukraine.

    The Delta is divided into... Read More

  • South America: A Cruising Guide to French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana

    A useful free guide (2017) to this little-visited part of South America which lies outside the hurricane zone. Giving cruisers an opportunity to experience pristine... Read More

  • South Pacific, Europe, Americas: Downwind Around Australia & Africa Yacht Pilot

    Provides sailing directions from the South Pacific to Europe and Americas on the downwind route in one volume including weather information and route planning information.... Read More

  • South Pacific, South East Asia: Australian Cruising Guide

    This book is an essential guide for planning a cruise not only of Australia but its associated cruising areas of the South Pacific, The Philippines,... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Cruising Guide Volume II

    Covers Indonesia, East Timor, Singapore, West Thailand, Papua New Guinea. This edition concentrates on the most frequented routes and includes the most popular stops. There... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: Cruising Guide to Southeast Asia Vol. 2

    Provides sailing directions supported by detailed black and white sketch charts and harbour plans. Climate and weather are discussed at length and there is a... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: Cruising Guide To Southeast Asia Volume I

    This guide is now succeeded by the first edition of South China Sea (2019).

    For more details, see here.

    Cruising guide covering South China Sea, detailing Hong Kong... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: South China Sea

    This beautifully illustrated cruising guide published late 2019 covers Singapore to Hong Kong via the Gulf of Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines with expanded... Read More

  • Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic: The Turks and Caicos Guide

    This is the original in-depth cruising guide to the Turks and Caicos region. It includes key harbours on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic.... Read More

  • US, Washington State: Salish Sea Pilot Guides

    Lynne Picard and her husband Jim Burgoyne started the Salish Sea Pilot Guides in 2011 after sailing home from Southeast Asia. The guides are now... Read More

  • USA: Atlantic ICW Cockpit Quick Reference

    The ICW quick reference isn’t a cruising guide, but rather a supplement to one. It’s designed to kept in the cockpit and quickly answer questions you... Read More

  • Western Europe: Channel Havens- The Secret Inlets and Secluded Anchorages of the Channel

    Ken Endean introduces the reader to beautiful, unfrequented places within the Western English Channel, from the Solent to the West Country, Channel Islands and Northern... Read More

Technical and Navigation

Books

  • Sail Trim – Theory and Prectice

    Sail trim is the art of setting sails in response to the varying conditions. This book demonstrates the skill of good sail trim with the... Read More

  • Sailing Strategy (Wind and Current)

    Previously long out of print, it is considered the best book ever written on the subject, and presents in detail techniques which are still completely... Read More

  • Stress-free Motorboating

    Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to videos), Stress-Free Motorboating tackles and teaches the most common boating situations, including getting out of (and then back... Read More

Field Guides

Books

  • Antarctica: An Introductory Guide

    An introductory guide.
    For traveling to Antarctica or for learning about the White Continent: Geography, Geology, Glaciology, krill, furseals, whales, penguins, discoverings, Antarctic Treaty, environment, greenhouse... Read More

  • Ascension Island: Diving & Snorkelling Ascension Island

    The only detailed dive guide for the island. An excellent aid to planning dives and snorkeling trips and the perfect memento of Ascension with great... Read More

  • Australia: 100 magic miles of the Great Barrier Reef: The Whitsunday Islands

    100 Magic Miles is the authoritative guide to the Whitsunday Islands, known locally as "the bible" because it contains exhaustive information about all aspects of... Read More

  • Bahamas, Turks and Caicos: A Birder’s Guide to the Bahama Islands (including Turks & Caicos Islands)

    An excellent reference book for exploring the hinterland of all the islands in the chain. Intended more for birding and nature, it gives vehicle and... Read More

  • Dangerous Marine Animals: That Bite, Sting, Shock, or Are Non-Edible

    Helpful information about less savory sea life you might encounter, recommended by cruisers.

    By Bruce W. Halstead

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0870334743/... Read More

  • Fiji: Moon Fiji

    Explore the colorful reefs, volcanic canyons, emerald rainforests, and unspoiled beaches of this sparkling archipelago with Moon Fiji. Inside you'll find:

    Flexible itineraries including four... Read More

  • Florida, Caribbean: The Reef Set (Reef Fish, Reef Creature and Reef Coral)

    3 books in slipcase.

    Copies of: Reef Fish Identification: Florida, Caribbean & Bahamas ; (4th Edition); Reef Creature Identification: Florida, Caribbean & Bahamas (3rd Edition) and... Read More

  • Greece, Turkey: The Aegean – A Sea Guide to its Coasts and Islands

    A sea guide to the mainland shores and islands of Greece and Turkey.

    By H. M. Denham
    Available from Amazon (5th Revised Edition May 1983)
    ISBN: 978 9719539800... Read More

  • Guam, Northern Marianas: Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands

    Guam, Rota, and Saipan are places known for their wide array of beautiful hard corals, variety of fish and other marine life and plethora of... Read More

  • Honduras: Honduras and Bay Islands – A Mariners Guide

    The geography, natural resources, demographics and economy of Honduras and Its Bay Islands are addressed in this book. This cruising guide contains 55 GPS waypoints... Read More

  • Indo-Pacific: Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification

    This second, updated and reorganized edition, includes 185 new species. Among other features, the new edition includes additional photographs, an identification key, and an up-to-date... Read More

  • Ireland: Cruising Ireland Companion Guide

    History, culture, scenery, geology, wildlife, economy, monuments and trivia of the coast of Ireland, by cruising sailors for cruising sailors.

    A companion to the ICC Sailing... Read More

  • Maldives: Dive Maldives: A Guide to the Maldives Archipelago

    This book gives divers an insight into the geography of the atolls, islands, reefs, resorts, and dive sites of the Maldives with 135 detailed maps.

    By... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Southern Turkey, The Levant and Cyprus

    This book covers Southern Turkey (Anatolia) and through the Rhodes Channel to the Syrian Frontier, the Levant―Syria, Lebanon, Israel and then Cyprus.

    By H.M. Denham
    Publisher: W.... Read More

  • Mexico: Charlie’s Charts of the Western Coast of Mexico

    It covers the marinas and anchorages from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, north in the Sea of Cortez to San Felipe, and south along... Read More

  • Micronesia: Diving Micronesia (Aqua Quest Diving Series)

    By Eric Hanauer
    Publisher: Aqua Quest Publications (Oct 2001)
    ISBN-13: 978-1881652199... Read More

  • Micronesia: Moon Handbooks Micronesia

    This guide covers all four Pacific archipelagos: Guam; the Republics of Palau, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, and Nauru; the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, including... Read More

  • Pacific: Reef Creature Identification – Tropical Pacific

    A comprehensive field guide for identifying 1600 marine invertebrates from the tropical pacific with 2000 photographs and descriptive texts that focuses on mobile species, highlighting... Read More

  • Pacific: Reef Fish Identification – Tropical Pacific

    The book features more than 200 additional species, hundreds of improved photos, scientific name changes and range extensions. The popular field guide contains the most... Read More

  • Panama: Living in Panama

    Most authoritative day-to-day guide to life in Panama. Available in bookstores in Panama or online at www.livinginpanama.net

    By Sandra T. Snyder
    Publisher: TanToes, S.A.; 2nd edition (March... Read More

  • Peru: Lonely Planet Peru (Travel Guide)

    Available from Bluewater Books (enter coupon code NOON for discount)... Read More

  • South Pacific Handbook

    Moon Handbooks South Pacific provides in-depth coverage of outdoor recreation, with specifics on swimming, diving, yachting, kayaking, biking, hiking, camping, climbing, caving, and horseback riding.... Read More

  • Sweden: Arholma – Landsort and Gotland

    The English edition of the Swedish pilot covering the Stockholm archipelago and the island of Gotland. Full coverage of harbours and anchorages with navigational detail,... Read More

  • Turkey: The Western Shores of Turkey

    This book is the distillation of a succession of journeys that John Freely made along this coast - an odyssey spanning a quarter of a... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Hidden Harbours of Southwest Scotland

    This is a lively tour of small and infrequently visited harbours on the stunning Scottish coast and its nearby islands, starting from Port Logan in... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Hidden Harbours of the Northwest

    This volume covers Northwest England and Southwest Scotland. Starting from the Dee Estuary and finishing in the remote Rhins of Galloway, over 40 historic and... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Wales: Hidden Harbours of Wales

    This is a tour of small and infrequently visited harbours on the Welsh coast, starting from Lydney on the River Severn and finishing a world... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Wales: Sea Guide to Pembrokeshire

    A comprehensive guide to Pembrokeshire's coastal waters. Fully illustrated in colour with plans and photographs.

    by Tom Bennett
    Published by Imray  (2nd edition 2006 / updates 2016)
    DISCOUNTS... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Hidden Harbours of Southwest Britain

    A tour of over 30 minor harbours around the coasts of southwest Britain from Lyme Bay to the River Severn. Illustrated with evocative colour photography.

    By... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Maritime Britain: A Celebration of Britain’s Maritime Heritage

    Organized by geographical area, this is an interesting brief history of maritime villages, towns, and cities with descriptions of the coastal museums, historic ships, lifeboats... Read More

  • Vanuatu and New Caledonia (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

    Lonely PlanetVanuatu & New Caledonia is your travel companion to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries... Read More

Cooking on Board

Books

  • The Beaufort Scale Cookbook

    There is no problem in cooking on a boat when the weather is fine and the sea smooth. It is a different ball-game when the... Read More

  • The Boat Cookbook: Real Food for Hungry Sailors

    For anyone with a tiny galley kitchen, there's good news: no more bland leftovers aboard. These delicious and easy recipes, all made with minimum fuss... Read More

  • The Boat Galley Cookbook

    800+ recipes made from readily-obtainable ingredients with hand utensils, including numerous choices to suit every taste: not just one cake but 20, 16 ways to... Read More

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

  • The Trade Wind Foodie: Good Food, Cooking and Sailing Around the World

    The title of Rod Heikell’s latest writing only hints at this book’s content and coverage. Five years ago the author and his wife, Lu, set... Read More

Languages

Books

  • French for Cruisers

    This practical, easy-to-use guide provides the vocabulary and language skills necessary to cruise in French-speaking waters.

    Whether your boating plans include the Caribbean, French Polynesia, Mediterranean... Read More

  • Reeds 9-Language Handbook

    The pocket dictionary is centered around clear, color, annotated diagrams, such as parts of the rig and engine, in each nautical subject area, and makes... Read More

  • Spanish for Cruisers

    The new edition of this extremely useful guide has a host of new features that will make life even easier for sailors visiting Spanish speaking... Read More

  • The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

    An invaluable book for anyone sailing outside their native country.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2014),

    See more details here

     ... Read More

Nautical Publishers

Businesses

  • Kelvin Hughes Ltd

    Address: Kilgraston House, Southampton Street, Southampton, UK, SO15 2ED

    On line store.... Read More

  • Superyacht Publications Ltd

    Address: 8 Peakfield, Waterlooville, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, P07 6YP

    "Inside guide" to recommended services researched from the industry's top professional captains to help planning and preparation for successful cruising in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean,... Read More

  • The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation

    A voluntary organization run by yachtsmen to provide planning and cruise planning information. Have a number of free cruising guides for download as well as... Read More

Useful Resources

  • Adlard Coles Nautical

    Bloomsbury Publishing, 38 Soho Square, London W1D 3HB

    https://www.bloomsbury.com... Read More

  • Cruising Guide Publications

    Comprehensive yachting and cruising guides to the Caribbean. Online store.

    http://www.cruisingguides.com/... Read More

News

  • Canada: Salish Sea Pilot Guides for 2021

    Date Published - March 31, 2021

    Salish Sea Pilot’s family of cruising guides has grown to seven with the addition of the West Coast of Vancouver Island to their 2021 ebook... Read More

DVDs

Useful Resources

  • Cruising DVDs for California & Sea Of Cortez

    My wife Jill and I have recently released two new cruising DVDs that may be of interest to any cruisers planning a trip in the... Read More

Almanac

Books

  • Atlantic Europe: Reeds Nautical Almanac

    Published each year in September, Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen.

    It celebrates its 90th year in 2022.

    Providing all... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Mediterranean Almanac

    This is a very useful almanac covering all of the countries bordering the Mediterranean as well as the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands. It... Read More

  • Northwest Europe: The Cruising Almanac

    CRUISING ALMANAC - NW EUROPE

    The Cruising Almanac has long been the perfect onboard companion for cruising sailors. Compiled annually by a team of Cruising Association... Read More

  • Pacific Northwest & Alaska: Pacific Boating Almanac

    By Peter L. Griffes
    Publisher: Western Marine Enterprises (Nov 1995)
    ISBN-13: 978-0930030872... Read More

  • South Africa Nautical Almanac

    New aerial photographs from Lambetts Bay to Plettenburg Bay and fully revised text. Boating services directories. The only complete book for navigating the coasts of... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: The Cruising Almanac 2005

    By Joanna Greenfield
    Published by Cross Time Matrix Sdn Bhd (Dec 2004)
    ISBN 13 9789833214006... Read More

Atlas

Books

  • Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean: Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    A book anyone planning an Atlantic crossing, cruising the Caribbean or the Mediterranean should not be without.

    By: James Clarke

    Published by: Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn,... Read More

  • Atlas of Oceans

    A fascinating hidden world. This book is a vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans and a timely, important treatise on what must be done to... Read More

  • Cornells Ocean Atlas

    A 'must-have' book for anyone contemplating a long open water voyage. A beautifully presented atlas containing all you need to plan the best route and... Read More

  • New Zealand: Hauraki Gulf Boating Atlas: Including the Mercury Islands, Mercury Bay and Great Barrier Island

    A guide for mariners and others to the foreshore, anchorages, and islands of the Hauraki Gulf, Mercury Islands, Mercury Bay, and Great Barrier Island. Included... Read More

Country Cruising Guide

Useful Resources

  • Sail Malaysia Cruising Guide

    The Sail Malaysia Rally Pilot updated 20 Nov '19 courtesy of Patrick Southall, SY Labarque.

    A guide to sailing in Malaysia from Langkawi to Tawau (via... Read More

News

  • New Free Imray Podcasts: Informative and Inspiring Cruising Information

    Date Published - January 18, 2021

    On behalf of Imray, Ceri Hurford-Jones meets up with sailors to explore their favourite cruising grounds and waterways, as they share moments and places that... Read More

Books

  • Argentina

    This book provides a cruising guide for yachts covering the coast from the River Plate to Patagonia and beyond.

    By Andy O'Grady and Peter Hill
    Published by... Read More

  • Atlantic France: North Biscay (The West Coast of France – Brest to Bordeaux)

    See report here.

    By: Mike and Gill Barron

    Publisher : Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson; 0007- edition (July 1, 2005)

    ISBN-13 : 978-0852887028... Read More

  • Australia – Queensland: Noel Patrick’s Curtis Coast (Bundaberg to Mackay)

    From Bundaberg to Mackay, Noel Patrick's Curtis Coast covers 285 miles of tropical Queensland coastline. Detailed maps of 120 coastal islands, hundreds of photographs, 200... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the Coral Coast

    First published in 1968, this book has reached its eighth edition and remains the only guide to cover the whole of the east coast of... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the Coral Coast

    The classic guide to the East Coast of Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. First published in 1968, this book has reached its eight editions... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the New South Wales Coast

    New edition of what has long been the Bible of this coast. First released in 1976, this is the sixth edition of Cruising the New... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the Queensland Coast

    Cruising the Queensland Coast is a cruising guide for yachts cruising the Queensland coast.

    Each of the 13 coasts, from the Gold Coast to the Cooktown... Read More

  • Australia: Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide

    Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide is an essential guide for small and large craft when fishing, cruising or motoring throughout the Gulf of Carpentaria and... Read More

  • Australia: Western Australian Cruising Guide

    This latest edition of The Western Australian Cruising Guide is version 5.3 published in March 2021, contains more than 100 changes and updates covering the... Read More

  • Bahamas: Abaco – Ports of Call & Anchorages

    Covering the Abaco chain of Islands from Walker's Cay to Little Harbour, featuring full-page aerial photographs of each anchorage. Accompanying text describes marinas, resorts, services... Read More

  • Bahamas: On and Off the Beaten Path (From South Florida to the Turks and Caicos)

    Part I -Sailing and navigation to the Biminis, Andros, The Berry Islands, New Providence, Eleuthera, Little San Salvador, Cat Island, Long Island, Conception Island, Rum... Read More

  • Bahamas: The Abaco Guide

    Comprehensive guide covering the entire Abaco chain as well as the Grand Bahama region, and the Bight of Abaco. 66 detailed full-color charts contain extremely... Read More

  • Bahamas: The Cruising Guide to Abaco, Bahamas

    By Steve Dodge, assisted by Marjorie, Jon, & Jeff Dodge. This 30th edition of the only annually updated cruising guide to Abaco includes two new... Read More

  • Bahamas: The Exuma Guide

    All-encompassing cruising guide on the Exuma Cays. Local knowledge is the key and in The Exuma Guide, you get information previously known only to those... Read More

  • Belgium: Inland Waterways of Belgium

    THE MINISTERE DES TRAVAUX PUBLICS has published a map of the inland waterways.

    By Jacqueline Jones
    Published by Imray (2005)
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see... Read More

  • Bermuda Discovered

    A well-researched guide to this island

    (Cruising Guide to the Bermuda Islands), By John Hoedemakers & Jolanda Geerdink,

    For more detail see here and here.

    Published April 2010... Read More

  • Bonaire: Cruising Guide Bonaire

    An excellent guide to this small Caribbean island covering sailing and diving activities.

    By John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink
    Published 2010
    Available to download from www.sailadventures.nl... Read More

  • Brazil: Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil Part 1: East Coast from Paraiba State to Bahia State

    Also available as an eBook from Amazon.co.uk
    Covering the islands of Sao Pedro & Sao Paul, Fernando de Noronha and the east coast from Cabedelo to... Read More

  • Brazil: Cruising Guide to the coast of Brazil Part 2: North Coast from Paraiba State to Maranhao State

    Also available as an eBook from Amazon.co.uk
    Covering the islands of Sao Pedro & Sao Paul, Fernando de Noronha and the north coast from Cabedelo to... Read More

  • Brazil: Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil Part 3: South Brazil

    As with parts 1 & 2, it is in kindle format, ideally used on a color tablet or iPad. It is available from Amazon.co.uk for... Read More

  • Canada: Cruising Guide to Newfoundland

    By Alexander Weld & the Cruising Club of America
    Publisher Members of the Cruising Club of America
    ISBN: x11750... Read More

  • Canary Islands: Cruising Guide to the Canary Islands

    This guide offers a useful combination of cruising information and tips from local sailors about the beautiful islands of this Spanish archipelago.

    Compiled by Oliver Solanas... Read More

  • Cape Verde: Street’s Guide to the Cape Verde Islands

    This to the Cape Verde Islands is the first and only cruising guide for the Cape Verde Islands. It is a completely up-to-date, full-color guide... Read More

  • Chile: Arica Desert to Tierra Del Fuego

    The fully revised fourth edition of this guide covers the coast from Arica in the north to Cape Horn in the south, including Isla de... Read More

  • Costa Rica: Charlie’s Chart of Costa Rica

    This is a guide for yachtsmen cruising the coast of Costa Rica. All anchorages and marina facilities are described with an accompanying sketch of the... Read More

  • Croatia: Sailing Croatia on a Shoestring

    Sailing Croatia on a Shoestring
    Proving it's possible to sail in Croatia on a budget
    By Ian Moulding
    Available on Amazon

    Cruiser Ian Moulding wrote this book following his... Read More

  • Cuba: A Cruising Guide to CUBA

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2013 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Cuba: Cruising Guide to Cuba

    Cruising Guide to Cuba Volumes 1 & 2
    Author: Cheryl Barr

    Information compiled over 14 winter seasons cruising in Cuba. Up-to-date navigational information, chart illustrations, anchorages, photos,... Read More

  • Cuba: Cruising Guide to Cuba

    By: Simon Charles
    Publisher: Cruising Guide Publications; 2nd edition (November 1997)
    ISBN-13: 978-0944428368

    For more details, see here.... Read More

  • Cuba: Waterway Guide- Cuba

    A new guide, 2017, that covers the entire country of Cuba. Detailed navigation, anchorages, "Goin’ Ashore information", over 120 charts and bonus sections on the... Read More

  • Dominican Republic: A Cruising Guide to the Dominican Republic 7.0

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • France Atlantic: Bloc Marine Atlantique

    Updated annually, Bloc Marine gives invaluable tidal information for the west coast of France and particularly Brittany, where the tidal streams taken at the wrong... Read More

  • France: Canal du Midi- The Ultimate Guide

    This is a must-have compact travel guide to the Canal du Midi, a picturesque waterway in Southern France, popular for boating trips and holidays.

    This is... Read More

  • France: Cruising French Waterways

    AVAILABLE NOW IN KINDLE ONLY
    By: Hugh McKnight
    Publisher: Adlard Coles (1st Edition 2013)... Read More

  • France: French Inland Waterways

    Published by The Cruising Association... Read More

  • France: Inland Waterways of France

    The standard guide to the French canals and navigable rivers includes maps and distance tables for each waterway, giving the user a general view of... Read More

  • France: Through the French Canals (The Complete Planning Guide to Cruising the French Waterways)

    The revised new edition is the essential comprehensive planning guide for anyone wanting to cruise through the French waterways or take their boat from the... Read More

  • France: West France Cruising Companion

    A yachtsman's pilot and cruising guide from L'Aberwrac'h to the Spanish Border.

    Fully updated port information, charts and aerial photographs to help you navigate with safety... Read More

  • Germany: Inland Waterways of Germany

    It is the only work to cover all the German waterways in detail in a single volume.

    By Barry Sheffield &C & J Best & R... Read More

  • Greece: Ionian

    Contains detailed information on many of the smaller harbors and anchorages which cannot be covered as comprehensively in Rod Heikell's major guide, Greek Waters Pilot.

    Corfu,... Read More

  • Guinea-Bissau: Navigation Guide to West Africa and the Bissagos Islands

    A Cruising Guide to West Africa and the Bijangos Islands:

    Kleanthis and Conceicao sailed in the Bijangos archipelago of Guinea Bissau for 2 months in 2018... Read More

  • Haiti: A Cruising Guide to Haiti

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Hawaii: Charlie’s Charts of the Hawaiian Islands

    A cruising guide with detailed sketch charts and information. Includes weather, piloting and routing considerations, customs, dangers, garbage disposal, and more.

    By Charles Wood updated by... Read More

  • Hawaii: Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands

    Bob and Carolyn Mehaffy spent over a year on their Hardin 45 ketch, Carricklee, researching all of the anchorages and harbors on all the inhabited... Read More

  • Indonesia: Cruising Guide to Indonesia

    With 25 chapters and over 320 anchorages, Cruising Guide Indonesia covers everything the prudent navigator needs to safely cruise Indonesian waters and enjoy the largest... Read More

  • Ireland: Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way

    Whether by sea or by land, Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way provides visitors to the west of Ireland with information about what to know before... Read More

  • Jamaica: A Cruising Guide to Jamaica 2.0 – December 2015

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Madagascar: Gone with the Wind in Madagascar – A Cruise to an Indian Ocean Paradise

    Set sail with Avril and Don on ‘Gone With The Wind’ to discover the exquisite and little-known paradise of Madagascar, lying some 300 miles off... Read More

  • Maldives: Maldives Cruising Guide

    Provides a full range of sailing directions as well as anchorage locations, supported by detailed charts and aerial photos in full color. The itineraries section... Read More

  • Maldives: Sailing Through Paradise

    The main part of the guide deals with all the atolls in detail and is an invaluable resource for anyone planning a cruise through the... Read More

  • Mediterranean – Spain: Costas del Azahar Dorada and Brava (Cabo de la Nao to the French Border)

    The only detailed pilot for the northern part of the Spanish Mediterranean coast running up to the border with France.

    By RCCPF / John Marchment -... Read More

  • Mediterranean – Spain: Costas del Sol and Blanca (Strait of Gibraltar to Denia)

    This is an important pilot for yachts coming to and from Northwest Europe and the Atlantic from the Balearic Islands and more distant parts of... Read More

  • Mediterranean Spain: Gibraltar to the French border

    The second edition covers the entire Mediterranean mainland coast of Spain from Gibraltar to the French border.

    It covers a varied cruising area that includes the... Read More

  • Mexico: Mexico Boating Guide

    Updated available for 2015 at Point Loma Publishing This nautical guidebook for cruising boaters covers both sides of Baja, the entire Sea of Cortez (expanded... Read More

  • Mexico: Pacific Mexico

    This is a comprehensive guide detailing the anchorages and harbors of the Pacific mainland coast. It contains in-depth coverage of the harbors and anchorages used... Read More

  • Mexico: Western Coast of Mexico including Baja

    This cruising guide for yachtsmen cruising Mexico's west coast has been a reliable source of information for 25 years. It provides information about safe anchorages,... Read More

  • Netherlands: Cruising Guide to the Netherlands

    This is regarded as the authoritative companion for anyone cruising the Netherlands using fixed mast routes. The guide is based on popular selected routes which... Read More

  • Netherlands: Inland Waterways of the Netherlands

    With 6,000km of navigable waterways, the Netherlands offers one of the most extensive yet compact cruising grounds in Europe. This book is a user's guide... Read More

  • New Zealand Cruising Guide – Central Area

    This guide covers the area from Cape Palliser to Farewell Spit with hand-drawn sketch charts with anchorage and marina information. Recommended New Zealand charts, hazards,... Read More

  • New Zealand: Destination New Zealand – Blue Water Cruiser’s Guide to New Zealand’s Northern Waters

    4th ed. The bluewater cruiser's guide to New Zealand's northern waters. Covers all aspects of cruising this unique and beautiful coast between Tauranga and the... Read More

  • New Zealand: The Fishing, Diving, Cruising Guide to the Bay of Islands

    By Steve Radich
    Publisher: Halcyon Press - Oct 2002
    ISBN 13: 9781877256240... Read More

  • New Zealand: The Northland Coast Boaties Atlas

    A chart-based Cruising Guide covering New Zealand's Northland Coast Including the Bay of Islands and the Three Kings Islands. Full-color reproductions of portions of official... Read More

  • New Zealand: William Owen’s Hauraki Gulf – A Fishing and Cruising Guide

    Information about anchorages and harbours for all the important islands throughout the Gulf and detail about seamanship, boat safety, and fishing. It also covers marinas... Read More

  • New Zealand: William Owen’s Northland coast: A fishing and cruising guide

    This is a fishing and cruising guide for the east coast of New Zealand. This is a New Edition and is in very good clean... Read More

  • New Zealand’s Northland Coast

    The guide covers in detail the harbours and coastline from Whangarei to Cape Reinga and the Three Kings Islands. The section for Whangarei covers the... Read More

  • Norway

    This is a cruising guide to the mainland coast, fjords and islands of Norway, including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. The relatively benign sailing in the... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 2 (Swedish Border to Bergen)

    A guide for mariners from the Swedish border to and including Bergen. The volume 2 of this book is newly updated with 264 pages.

    2021 Update:... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 3 (Bergen to Bodø)

    A mariners guide to the west coast of Norway, from Bergen up to and including Bodø. It has 252 pages with up-to-date information to help... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 4 (Bodø to the Russian Border)

    The updated Volume 4 of this book has 254 pages that covers the west and north coasts of Norway, from Bodø to the Russian border,... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 5 (Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

    A mariners complete guide to the coasts of Norway, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), and Jan Mayen.

    Continuously updated since 1978. It has over 900 pages in five volumes... Read More

  • Norway: Sail to Svalbard

    Sail to Svalbard is the most comprehensive guide for everyone who dreams of sailing to Svalbard. It helps you prepare the boat and crew, guides... Read More

  • Pacific Coast: Charlie’s Charts – U.S. Pacific Coast Seattle to San Diego

    16th Edition revision by Captain Holly Scott and Jo Russell. This cruising guide includes the Channel Islands and is a proven reference for safe navigation... Read More

  • Panama: The Panama Cruising Guide

    Considered one of the best Guides covering Panama, this 5th Edition  (2014) is a comprehensive cruising guide for both the Panama Canal and San Blas... Read More

  • Panama: The Panama Guide

    Still the most comprehensive guide written about the extraordinarily beautiful waters of the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Panama. It contains vital information for planning... Read More

  • Philippines: Combing the Coral Carpet

    The author has sailed 8000 miles around the Philippines, and spent 5 years researching this cruising guide. The upgraded 2nd edition is scheduled to be... Read More

  • Philippines: Cruising the Philippines

    Sue Woods has been a regular contributor to noonsite during her time in the Philippines and this is the compilation of her extended cruising in... Read More

  • Puerto Rico: A Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico 2.0

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Puerto Rico: Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico (inc. the Spanish Virgin Islands)

    This book is perhaps the most comprehensive guide ever written covering Puerto Rico and the Spanish Virgin Islands. Its 50 full-color charts containing extremely accurate... Read More

  • Russia: Sailing Through Russia – From The Arctic to the Black Sea

    This is the story of their journey down the inland waterways through Russia from Norway to the Black Sea in 2013. The first foreign-flagged boat... Read More

  • Spain: Cruising Galicia (The Rias and Harbours of North West Spain from Ribadeo to A Guarda)

    Compiled after several seasons cruising in the area, however, the RCCPF Atlantic Spain & Portugal guide is more up to date.

    By Carlos Rojas and Robert... Read More

  • Spain: Islas Baleares

    This is the only fully comprehensive pilot guide in English to Spain's Balearic Islands covering Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca, Cabrera, and Menorca.

    Published by the RCCPF.

    A 2nd... Read More

  • Suriname: Pleasant Suriname (A Cruising Guide to Dutch Guyana)

    by John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink
    Published by "Sail Adventures" (1st Edn Dec. 2012)
    ISBN 978-90-811890-5-7

    See a review here... Read More

  • Tonga: Cruising Guide to the Vavau Island Group in the Kingdom of Tonga

    By The Moorings
    Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd; Pap/Map edition (Dec 1996)
    ISBN-13: 978-0944428177... Read More

  • Tonga: Ken’s Comprehensive Cruising Guide for the United Kingdom of Tonga

    Complete cruising guide for the Kingdom of Tonga. Made by a cruiser for cruisers, it features lay-flat binding, logically arranged charts and information including waypoints... Read More

  • Trinidad and Tobago: A Yachtsman’s Guide to Trinidad 3.0

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Trinidad and Tobago: The Cruising Guide to Trinidad

    A Cruising Guide to Trinidad and Tobago covering this lovely Caribbean cruising region. Its 29 full-color charts containing extremely accurate data are based on independent... Read More

  • Turkey Cruising Companion

    Covering the Ionian, Carian, West and East Lycian Coasts, the Turkey Cruising Companion is the essential pilot guide for anyone cruising the area.

    A Yachtsman's Pilot... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: CCC Sailing Directions – Ardnamurchan to Cape Wrath

    This guide covers the north section of the West Coast of Scotland from Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath, including the whole of Skye and the... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: CCC Sailing Directions and Anchorages – Outer Hebrides

    Coverage begins in Barra Head and stretches northeast to East Lewis and west to the exposed Atlantic coast and the remote islands of the St... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Kintyre to Ardnamuchan – Sailing Directions & Anchorages

    The last of the Clyde Cruising Club's Sailing Directions to be published under the Imray imprint.
    The best pilotage that is available for the west of... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Lochs and Lights: The West Coast of Mainland Scotland

    This addition to the range covers the mainland part of the West Coast of Scotland, from the estuaries of Galloway on the Solway Firth, northwards... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Ireland: South and West Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

    Edited by Norman Kean ICC
    Publisher: Irish Cruising Club, 15th Edition, 2020... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: Cruising Scotland

    This pilot covers the Scottish west coast from the Clyde to Cape Wrath and all the outlying islands.

    By Mike Balmforth and Edward Mason
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: The Yachtsmans Pilot: Clyde to Colonsay

    This guide to the West Coast of Scotland combines clear plans with photographs and charts to provide all the pilotage information required for exploring this... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Wales: Cruising Anglesey and Ajoining Waters

    It is the definitive pilot to Anglesey and the Menai Strait, an area that provides fine cruising and wonderful anchorages.

    By Ralph Morris
    Published by Imray (9th... Read More

  • United Kingdom, Ireland: Cruising Cork and Kerry

    This guide to a beautiful part of Ireland provides background information that is not found in the traditional pilots and almanacs.

    By Graham Swanson
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • United Kingdom, Ireland: East and North Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

    Covers from Kilmore Quay north to Fair Head and west to Bloody Foreland, by way of Dublin, Carlingford and Strangford Loughs, Belfast Lough, Rathlin Island,... Read More

  • United Kingdom, Ireland: PBO’s Sailing Around the UK and Ireland

    Publisher Adlard Coles 2nd Edition, 15th July 2011
    Price: £22.00
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)
    See Review here... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Bristol Channel and Severn Cruising Guide

    This guide covers nearly every creek, pill, river, and harbour from Milford Haven to St Ives via Lydney and Bristol, including the fixed-mast canal route... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Crossing The Thames Estuary

    A useful set of tables enabling navigators to select the best routes according to the tides for crossing the Thames Estuary and fully explore the... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Isles of Scilly

    The long-awaited new edition of this comprehensive guide to the Isles of Scilly has been completely revised and updated. Throughout there are new photos including... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Solent Cruising Companion

    The Solent is the spiritual home of sailing and one of Britain’s most popular sailing spots, offering a varied and interesting cruising ground.

    In this fully... Read More

  • United Kingdom: The West Country

    It provides essential sailing directions and detailed listings of facilities together with a wealth of information for those wishing to learn about the West Country... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Treasured Islands (The explorer’s guide to over 200 of the most beautiful and intriguing islands around Britain)

    Illustrated with beautiful colour photography, the text ensures you won't miss out on must-see attractions, wildlife and natural features, local food specialties, sporting activities, best... Read More

  • United Kingdom: West Country Cruising Companion

    Mark Fishwick's sailing guide to the coastline of Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly combines a skilful blend of pilotage and cruising information,... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Where Land Meets Sea

    Essentially a book exploring the East Coast in pictures. An ideal companion book to the East Coast Pilot.

    by Derek Bowskill.
    Published by Imray (1st edn 2008)
    DISCOUNTS... Read More

  • USA – East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake

    By Abraham Stone and Hart
    Publisher: Putnam (March 22, 1989)
    ISBN-13: 978-0399150036... Read More

  • USA – East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast

    Filled with vital information and charts of more than 530 harbours, anchorages, and gunkholes on Maine's rugged coast.

    By Hank & Jan Taft
    Publisher: Diamond Pass Publishing... Read More

  • USA – East Coast: Cruising Guide to Coastal South Carolina & Georgia

    The only cruising guide devoted exclusively to South Carolina and Georgia, this book covers almost every body of water along the coast as far inland... Read More

  • USA – East Coast: The Georgia Coast

    Famous cruising couple Tom and Nancy Zydler have completely charted and described the complex Georgia coast in this new guide book. Filled with detailed information,... Read More

  • USA – Florida: A Gunkholer’s Cruising Guide to Florida’s West Coast

    By Tom Lenfestey
    Publisher: Great Outdoors Pub Co; 12 edition (October 2003)
    ISBN-13: 978-0820001357... Read More

  • USA – Florida: Cruising Guide to Eastern Florida

    Hailed by sailors as the standard and best guide on the subject. In this updated third edition, the reader will find firsthand information on water... Read More

  • USA – Florida: Cruising Guide to the Florida Keys

    This revised 12th edition covering the Keys from Miami to Key West includes aerial and satellite photos, detailed charts, list of marinas, artificial reefs, chartering,... Read More

  • USA – Florida: Cruising Guide to Western Florida

    Western Florida offers a tranquil alternative to the fast-paced lifestyle of the eastern coast. From the slow-moving Manatee River to the wide-open spans of Tampa... Read More

  • USA – Florida: Cruising the Florida Keys

    This book provides reliable instructions and lively commentary about traveling from the Port of Miami all the way to the Dry Tortugas. Boaters may choose... Read More

  • USA – Florida: East Coast Ports of Call & Anchorages

    Covers Florida from its northern border near Fernandina Beach to Miami. Full page aerial photo on the right-hand page shows harbor entrances and marinas. Left-hand... Read More

  • USA – Florida: Florida Keys and Everglades Cruising Guide

    Comprehensive guide to this popular cruising area, 256 pages, 129 photos, 56 sketch charts, street maps, GPS waypoints and course lines to aid in navigation,... Read More

  • USA- Florida: Waterway Guide- Southern

    This 2021 edition covers Florida's East coast, the St. John's River, the Okeechobee Waterway, the Keys, Florida's West coast and the Gulf of Mexico to... Read More

  • USA: Gulf Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Northern Gulf Coast (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana)

    This completely updated cruising guide covers the waters that stretch from Apalachicola, Florida, to Grand Isle, Louisiana. For the first time, this edition includes additional... Read More

Anchorage Guide

Books

  • Bahamas: The Great Book of Anchorages

    Beach House Publications/Maptech - Chuck Baier & Susan Landry
    http://www.richardsonscharts.com/category/great-book-of-anchorages/... Read More

  • British and US Virgin Island: Virgin Anchorages

    Excellent companion to the Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands, featuring stunning, color, aerial photography, it captures 46 of the most popular anchorages in the... Read More

  • Caribbean: Leeward Anchorages

    Depicts 43 anchorages and harbors throughout the islands of Anguilla, Sint Maarten/Saint Martin, Saint Barts, Saba, Statia, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Marie Galante,... Read More

  • Caribbean: Windward Anchorages

    Windward Anchorages graphically, and through spectacular aerial photography, depicts 47 anchorages and harbors throughout the islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenadines and Grenada,... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    A useful and well-written ebook on anchoring techniques and related subjects.

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • Mediterranean: 777 Harbours and Anchorages – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Albania

    777 contains detailed, up-to-date information on more than 1000 ports and anchorages, as well as the technical details which are of most interest to pleasure... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Harbour Guide (Croatia, Montenegro and Slovenia)

    A Harbour Guide to Slovenia, Croatia, and Montenegro, which covers the coasts of those countries and their islands. Each harbor is presented on its own... Read More

  • Mexico: The Sea of Cortez – A Cruiser’s Guide

    A comprehensive guide detailing the remote and pristine anchorages of the Baja peninsula and Mexican mainland within the Sea of Cortez. Important cruising information such... Read More

  • New Zealand: Anchorages in the Hauraki Gulf

    By Paul Radley
    Publisher: David Ling Publishing Limited (30 Nov 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0908990573... Read More

  • South America: Havens & Anchorages

    The companion to the South Atlantic Circuit covers the smaller and less well-known havens and anchorages between the major stops of South Africa (Brazil, Uruguay,... Read More

  • South Pacific Anchorages

    Details of harbors and anchorages in the pacific south of the equator between New Guinea and South America.

    By Warwick Clay
    Publisher: Imray (2nd edition (January 1,... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: Charlie’s Charts of Polynesia

    This updated edition contains a number of full-color photographs to give a strong impression of the beauty and interest of the area as well as... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Northern Ireland – Scotland: CCC Sailing Directions and Anchorages – Firth of Clyde

    This volume covers the Firth of Clyde and extends beyond its titled area to the coast of Northern Ireland (Rathlin Island to Belfast Lough) and... Read More

  • USA: ICW: Norfolk to Jacksonville

    Exceptionally detailed index to ICW ports and features, a wealth of information about shore facilities, including locations by statute mile markers, and some sound advice... Read More

  • USA: ICW: Norfolk to Miami

    The only one-volume guide to piloting the entire protected East Coast waterway, The Intracoastal Waterway, Norfolk to Miami is updated to reflect changes in channels... Read More

Pilot Book

Books

  • Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean: Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    A book anyone planning an Atlantic crossing, cruising the Caribbean or the Mediterranean should not be without.

    By: James Clarke

    Published by: Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn,... Read More

  • Canada, British Colombia: Salish Sea Pilot Guides

    Lynne Picard and her husband Jim Burgoyne started the Salish Sea Pilot Guides in 2011 after sailing home from Southeast Asia. The guides are now... Read More

  • Canada: Exploring the North Coast of British Columbia: Blunden Harbour to Dixon Entrance, Including the Queen Charlotte Islands

    By Don Douglass and Reanne Hemingway-Douglass
    Publisher: Fine Edge Productions; 2nd edition (February 1, 2002)
    ISBN-13: 978-0938665809... Read More

  • East Africa Pilot

    Complete handbook on the coast of East Africa between Kenya and Durban for both yachtsmen and diving enthusiasts.

    By Delwyn McPhun
    Publisher: Imray (1st edn 1998)
    DISCOUNTS available... Read More

  • France, Spain: South Biscay – La Gironde to La Coruna

    This pilot covers the coasts of France and Spain from the Gironde to La Coruna in Galicia.

    Author Steve Pickard has produced new supplement for this... Read More

  • Greece: Greek Waters Pilot

    See this review of a previous edition for full details.

    The Greek Waters Pilot is the definitive cruising guide to the coasts and islands of Greece.... Read More

  • Ireland, United Kingdom: Irish Sea Pilot

    This well-established pilot covers both sides of the Irish Sea from Milford Haven to Portpatrick and Rathlin Island to Carnsore Point.

    By David Rainsbury
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • Kids in the Cockpit

    This book, written by Jill Schinas in 2005, is based on 14 years of research and personal experience of sailing with children. Immensely practical and... Read More

  • Mediterranean – France: Mediterranean France and Corsica

    This is a comprehensive companion to the long coastline which ranges from Spain and the edge of the Pyrenees to the Alpes Maritimes and Italy.... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Adriatic Pilot – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, East Coast of Italy, Albania

    Adriatic Pilot is the standard guide to Croatia and the neighboring countries of Slovenia, Montenegro, and Albania and now celebrates 20 years of publication. It... Read More

  • North Africa

    This edition now covers Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia including Gibraltar, Pantelleria, and the Pelagie Islands and Malta.

    By Hans van Rijn & Graham Hutt
    Publisher: Imray... Read More

  • North Sea Passage Pilotage

    This well-established guide to the East Coast of England from Great Yarmouth to Dover and corresponding continental coasts between Calais and Den Helder has undergone... Read More

  • Northern Europe: Baltic South West Pilot

    By Mark Brackenbury
    Publisher Stanford Marine
    ISBN 0540074144... Read More

  • Pacific-South West Island: British Admiralty Pacific Islands Pilot Vol ll(The Central Groups)

    This covers the islands of the South-West Part of the Pacific Ocean including: Nouvelle-Calédonie and îles Loyauté Vanuata, Banks and Torres Islands, Santa Cruz Islands,... Read More

  • Red Sea Pilot: Aden to Cyprus (Mediterranean pilots & charts)

    This fully revised 2nd ed. pilot covers the entire stretch of the Red Sea from Aden to Cyprus. Including ports and anchorages on the Red... Read More

  • Red Sea, Gulf of Aden: Admiralty Sailing Directions: Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot

    Published by UK Hydrographic Office (18th Edition 2015 )
    Available from www.bookharbour.com/books/admiralty/sailing-directions [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Seychelles Nautical Pilot

    Covering the archipelago of Seychelles this guide contains descriptions of ports and moorings on the following Islands, including coloured chartlets and colour photographs. Mahe, Silhouette,... Read More

  • South East Asia Pilot

    A guide encompassing approximately 600,000 square miles of some of the best cruising grounds in the world.

    Seven countries are included: Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam,... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: Scottish West Coast Pilot: Troon to Ullapool and the Inner Hebrides

    By Mark Brackenbury
    Publisher: Stanford Maritime; 1986 edition
    ISBN-13: 978-0540071951... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: Shetland Islands Pilot

    The Shetland Islands offer a fascinating cruising ground. There are numerous beautiful, if sometimes rugged anchorages, many harbors, and several marinas. Natural scenery and the... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: The Yachtman’s Pilot to Skye and Northwest Scotland

    This pilot covers the most remote areas of the west coast of Scotland between Ardnamurchan Point and Cape Wrath and the Island of Skye.

    By Martin... Read More

  • United Kingdom: East Coast Pilot

    The most popular pilot book for the creeks, harbours, and rivers between Great Yarmouth and Ramsgate.

    By Jarman, Holness, Cooper
    Published by Imray (4th Edition 2015)
    DISCOUNTS available... Read More

  • US, Washington State: Salish Sea Pilot Guides

    Lynne Picard and her husband Jim Burgoyne started the Salish Sea Pilot Guides in 2011 after sailing home from Southeast Asia. The guides are now... Read More

  • USA: Atlantic ICW Cockpit Quick Reference

    The ICW quick reference isn’t a cruising guide, but rather a supplement to one. It’s designed to kept in the cockpit and quickly answer questions you... Read More

  • Western Europe: Shell Channel Pilot

    The Shell Channel Pilot remains the ultimate authority on cruising both sides of the English Channel. Ever since the 1930s, when Adlard Coles published the... Read More

Cruising Handbook

Books

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook

    UPDATED TO INCLUDE NTM 18-20. Current edition of Navigation Rules & Regulations Inland and International colregs. This book meets USCG carriage requirements, REQUIRED on-board all... Read More

  • Northern Europe: Sailing the Waterways of Russia’s North

    Sailing the Waterways of Russia's North
    By Irene Campbell-Grin
    Published by Self Publishing House - Fenhurst Books
    Available on Amazon

    A voyage few cruising boats endeavour to undertake and... Read More

  • Ocean Passages & Landfalls

    Cruising Routes of the world with passage planning information and information on key harbors. Intended for the potential circumnavigator with world routes superimposed on quarterly... Read More

  • Seamanship 2.0: Everything you need to know to get yourself out of trouble at sea

    This book covers all the basics, with handy fact boxes to highlight especially important information, the authors have lent a modern, real-world approach to the... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Rites of Passage

    Rites of Passage
    Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation 
    A Companion to the Yachting Monthly Series

    For anyone exploring the UK or UK sailors looking for challenging routes from... Read More

Passage Planning

Books

  • A Race Too Far

    This is the story of the first round the world race in 1968. This is an excellent book that all cruising sailors should read as... Read More

  • A Tale of Two Yachts

    A joyous comparative study of two kindred voyages undertaken a lifetime apart.

    A Tale of Two Yachts offers an insight to lands and lives afar, all... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide, expanded and refreshed in its 7th edition for a new generation of Atlantic cruisers, is the well-established and definitive reference, relied... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil

    This book helps unravels the complexities of local winds, inshore currents and wave action and should enable careful skippers to avoid the trouble spots, reduce... Read More

  • Cornells Ocean Atlas

    A 'must-have' book for anyone contemplating a long open water voyage. A beautifully presented atlas containing all you need to plan the best route and... Read More

  • France, United Kingdom: Fearsome Passages

    An anthology of articles previously published in the yachting press. Each covers a channel or harbour entrance that is notorious for having difficult tide and... Read More

  • How to Battle Seasickness: 100 Tips to Help You Get Your Sea Legs

    Michelle Segrest has experienced epic battles with seasickness while sailing the world on a 43-foot steel ketch with only a two-person crew. She has learned... Read More

  • Ocean Passages & Landfalls

    Cruising Routes of the world with passage planning information and information on key harbors. Intended for the potential circumnavigator with world routes superimposed on quarterly... Read More

  • Pacific: All I wish I knew before setting sail

    A beginners' guide for short and long-distance cruising in the digital age. The author shares his experience of crossing the Pacific Ocean in an inexpensive, good... Read More

  • Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

    This book gives the reader a detailed overview of all the systems currently in use, from GPS to AIS, and describes how each system works,... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Rites of Passage

    Rites of Passage
    Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation 
    A Companion to the Yachting Monthly Series

    For anyone exploring the UK or UK sailors looking for challenging routes from... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Tidal Havens of the Wash and Humber

    A long-established guide to the nooks and crannies of this fascinating corner of the North Sea. It covers the flat coasts of Norfolk, Lincolnshire, and... Read More

Inspirational / Cruising Life

Books

  • A Tale of Two Yachts

    A joyous comparative study of two kindred voyages undertaken a lifetime apart.

    A Tale of Two Yachts offers an insight to lands and lives afar, all... Read More

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Green Ghost, Blue Ocean

    This will make you laugh out loud from the first chapter. Jennifer has written a refreshingly frank, nuts-and-bolts yet humorous and exciting account of a... Read More

  • Mike Peytons Biography

    Mike Peyton is the world's most famous nautical cartoonist.

    by Dick Durham, See review here

     ... Read More

  • My Blu Quarantine

    My Blu Quarantine
    A 3 month Odyssey under sail in the midst of a Pandemic

    Sebastian Kummer’s task was straightforward: deliver “Blu”, a new catamaran from a... Read More

  • Open Water-Breaking Ice

    A Polar Circumnavigation: The story of Sir David Hempleman-Adams' full polar circumnavigation via the North East and North West Passages from east to west.

    Open Water,... Read More

  • Retreat Sailing

    “Retreat Sailing” is a dedication to the all-encompassing benefits that an individual can attain simply by sailing. For beginners who are new to sailing and... Read More

  • Sailing Grace

    The story of one man's determination to beat the odds having been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition.

    By John Otterbacher, Published by Samadhi Press, See details... Read More

  • Sell Up & Sail

    The authors have covered a lot of miles in their life and their personal experience forms the core of their book.

    By Bill and Laurel Cooper,... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: All The Colours of Polynesia

    Join the author on a three year voyage through the islands of French Polynesia, discovering some of the most interesting places, people and wildlife of the... Read More

  • The Five Year Voyage: Exploring Latin American Coasts and Rivers

    An impressive small boat voyage and true story. Stephen Ladd and partner Ginny adapt a 2 masted trailer sailor that draws only 9 inches for... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Old Man Sailing

    Old Man Sailing: Some dreams take a lifetime

    When COVID-19 struck the UK, the government advised the over-70’s to “shield” while the country went into Lockdown.... Read More

  • USA: Leaving the Safe Harbor

    Leaving the Safe Harbor: The Risks and Rewards of Raising a Family on a Boat

    The book charts the journey of the author and her family... Read More

Circumnavigation

Books

  • Antartica, North America, Northern and Western Europe: Addicted to Adventure – Between rocks and cold places

    Battling Atlantic storms, losing a mast in Antarctica, sailing the Arctic, skiing across remote regions, climbing and sailing through the North West Passage.

    By Bob Shepton
    Publisher... Read More

  • As Long as It’s Fun: The Epic Voyages and Extraordinary Times of Lin and Larry Pardey

    Few sailors in North America are as well known as Lin and Larry Pardey. Their cruising adventures have filled books and magazines, lecture halls, and... Read More

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Green Ghost, Blue Ocean

    This will make you laugh out loud from the first chapter. Jennifer has written a refreshingly frank, nuts-and-bolts yet humorous and exciting account of a... Read More

  • Occupation Circumnavigator

    This is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary person. Lars Hässler is a Swedish lawyer who gave up a well-paid job, turned his back on... Read More

  • Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    The riveting story of Ferdinand Magellan’s historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage.

    Prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life... Read More

  • Solitaire Spirit

    The remarkable story of a novice sailor who built himself a boat and went on complete 3 solo circumnavigations. Finally sailing back into Lymington, U.K.... Read More

  • The Boy Behind the Gate

    The story of how a dream of a circumnavigation become a 6-year odyssey of adventure.

    By Larry Jacobson, See review here

     ... Read More

  • The Trade Wind Foodie: Good Food, Cooking and Sailing Around the World

    The title of Rod Heikell’s latest writing only hints at this book’s content and coverage. Five years ago the author and his wife, Lu, set... Read More

  • U.K. and Ireland Circumnavigator’s Guide

    A valuable guide for anyone planning all or part of such a cruise.

    For more details, see here.

    By Sam Steel
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (March 2011,... Read More

  • Where the Magic Happens

    One night when their children were still in diapers, Caspar and Nichola Craven hatched a plan to sail around the world as a family. Most... Read More

Classic Voyages / Cruising Historical

Books

  • A Race Too Far

    This is the story of the first round the world race in 1968. This is an excellent book that all cruising sailors should read as... Read More

  • A River in Borneo

    A River in Borneo: A Tale of the East Indies

    It is the summer of 1964 during the Far Eastern war euphemistically called ‘Confrontation’. A British... Read More

  • A Tale of Two Yachts

    A joyous comparative study of two kindred voyages undertaken a lifetime apart.

    A Tale of Two Yachts offers an insight to lands and lives afar, all... Read More

  • Guam: Destiny’s Landfall: A History of Guam

    This abundantly illustrated and richly documented history provides a comprehensive look at one of the world's last colonies. Rogers evokes the dramatic but little-known saga... Read More

  • Iceland, United Kingdom: Farewell Mr. Puffin (A small boat voyage to Iceland)

    With inspiring travel writing, social and maritime history, and good-humoured reflections on his sailing journey, Heiney brings us this delightful book - a love letter... Read More

  • Open Water-Breaking Ice

    A Polar Circumnavigation: The story of Sir David Hempleman-Adams' full polar circumnavigation via the North East and North West Passages from east to west.

    Open Water,... Read More

  • Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    The riveting story of Ferdinand Magellan’s historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage.

    Prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life... Read More

  • Polynesia: Sea People (The Puzzle of Polynesia)

    This book is a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific,... Read More

  • The Narrow Sea: Barrier, Bridge and Gateway to the World – The History of the English Channel

    A readable, short history of the English Channel.

    By Peter Unwin
    Publisher: Headline Book Publishing; illustrated edition 2004
    ISBN 9780747244523... Read More

  • The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal

    The National Book Award-winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was... Read More

  • The Voyage: A Novel

    In the tradition of great seafaring adventures, The Voyage is an intricately plotted, superbly detailed, and gripping story of adventure and courage. Pulitzer Prize-winning author... Read More

  • Turks and Caicos: Turks Islands Landfall – A History of the Turks & Caicos Islands

    By Herbert E. Sadler
    1997 Edition Editors: Marjorie Sadler, Karen Collins
    ISBN 976-8138-62-9... Read More

Family

Books

  • A Big Blue Boat

    This book was written by long-term sailor Susea Spray to encourage young children in their reading journey and specifically to encourage young girls to be... Read More

  • A Big Blue Boat Activity Book

    A Big Blue Boat, one of the best sailing stories of 2021.

    Did you love the Big Blue Boat story? Then you will love this fun-packed... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Missing Centimetre

    The story of an ordinary family taking one year out of their life to sail the Atlantic circuit.

    By Leon Schulz, See review here... Read More

  • Chasing Sunsets

    The story of a family's 6-year circumnavigation. Of interest to other families, is the section on their return to 'normal' life as well as some... Read More

  • Kids in the Cockpit

    This book, written by Jill Schinas in 2005, is based on 14 years of research and personal experience of sailing with children. Immensely practical and... Read More

  • Sailing Through Life

    From Finland to the Mediterranean - the unshakeable bond between human spirits.

    By: Barb Radu Sprenger

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: Pacific Odyssey

    An interesting view of real-life on various remote Pacific Islands.

    By Gwenda Cornell Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012), ISBN 9781408173855, See review at

    See review... Read More

  • USA, Caribbean: Seven at Sea

    Why a New York city family cast off convention for a life-changing year on a sailboat.

    You may think this is just another book about how... Read More

  • Voyaging with Kids

    An incredible resource for parents with kids on board and for all those families thinking about taking their children voyaging who want their questions answered.

    A... Read More

  • Where the Magic Happens

    One night when their children were still in diapers, Caspar and Nichola Craven hatched a plan to sail around the world as a family. Most... Read More

Celestial Navigation

Books

  • Polynesia: Sea People (The Puzzle of Polynesia)

    This book is a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific,... Read More

  • The Practical Skywatcher’s Handbook

    This substantial soft-backed book will be an invaluable help to all sailors wishing to be able to find their way around the night sky as... Read More

Technical

Books

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Engine

    This useful guide includes a detailed discussion on whether to rebuild or replace an engine, a step by step guide (including estimated time for each... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

    Being suitable for both motorboats and yachts, this highly practical manual is an invaluable guide to getting glitches fixed and upgrades completed quickly, easily and... Read More

  • The Capable Cruiser

    The Capable Cruiser by Lyn and Larry Pardey, was expanded and revised in 2010.

    Carrying on from their book The Self-Sufficient Sailor, this book gives more emphasis... Read More

  • The Crash Test Boat

    How Yachting Monthly magazine took a 40ft boat through 8 disaster scenarios.

    Edited by Paul Gelder, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013), See the report... Read More

Weather

Books

  • Adlard Coles Heavy Weather Sailing

    The latest edition of this classic book.

    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition (2008), Published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

    See book review here... Read More

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A comprehensive examination of the world's weather, including an examination of climate change.

    A Complete Visual Guide, Pub. Jan 2011, See full details here.

     ... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    A useful and well-written ebook on anchoring techniques and related subjects.

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • Instant Weather Forecasting

    A bestseller, invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities. Clear color photographs of cloud formations have accompanying explanatory text, enabling the reader to read the sky, pick... Read More

  • Instant Wind Forecasting

    By: Alan Watts

    Publisher: Adlard Coles (January 1, 2010), 3rd edition.

    See book review here.... Read More

  • Jimmy Cornell 200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure

    In the last 4 decades, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to Antarctica... Read More

  • Modern Marine Weather

    Modern Marine Weather: From Time-honored Traditional Knowledge to the Latest Technology

    By David Burch
    Starpath School of Navigation
    Third Edition (2018)

    A comprehensive book on how to take... Read More

  • Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods... Read More

  • Red Sea, Gulf of Aden: Admiralty Sailing Directions: Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot

    Published by UK Hydrographic Office (18th Edition 2015 )
    Available from www.bookharbour.com/books/admiralty/sailing-directions [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Reeds Weather Handbook

    This pocket-sized guide will equip sailors with the knowledge to read and predict the weather.

    Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to and whether... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • Surviving the Storm: Coastal and Offshore Tactics

    Steve Dashew has produced a really useful addition to the blue water cruising library with a comprehensive and gripping book about storm preparation, gear, and... Read More

  • USA: ICW: Norfolk to Jacksonville

    Exceptionally detailed index to ICW ports and features, a wealth of information about shore facilities, including locations by statute mile markers, and some sound advice... Read More

  • Weather Handbook

    The Essential Guide to How Weather is Formed and Develops

    The most successful book for Met author Alan Watts (aside from his Instant Weather Forecasting), he... Read More

Communications

Books

  • French for Cruisers

    This practical, easy-to-use guide provides the vocabulary and language skills necessary to cruise in French-speaking waters.

    Whether your boating plans include the Caribbean, French Polynesia, Mediterranean... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    A useful and well-written ebook on anchoring techniques and related subjects.

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • Marine VHF Radio Handbook

    A useful book covering all aspects of marine communication.

    By Laszlo Mercz,
    Published by Mercator Publishing (2010),

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods... Read More

  • Pacific: The Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat and is relied upon by many thousands... Read More

  • Reeds VHF Handbook

    The Reeds VHF Handbook is an accessible, user friendly but comprehensive guide to marine VHF radio that helps users quickly get up to speed with... Read More

  • The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

    An invaluable book for anyone sailing outside their native country.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2014),

    See more details here

     ... Read More

Medical

Books

  • A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine

    This small-format book is packed with useful information and covers any eventuality, from broken bones to cardiac arrest. The book is extremely user-friendly and gives... Read More

  • Doctor On Board

    A Practical Guide to Medical Emergencies at Sea. Written specifically for the layman, this book shows the medical novice exactly how to tackle a wide... Read More

  • First Aid at Sea

    This fully updated new edition of First Aid at Sea provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers:

    - Color coded thumb... Read More

  • How to Battle Seasickness: 100 Tips to Help You Get Your Sea Legs

    Michelle Segrest has experienced epic battles with seasickness while sailing the world on a 43-foot steel ketch with only a two-person crew. She has learned... Read More

  • Seamanship 2.0: Everything you need to know to get yourself out of trouble at sea

    This book covers all the basics, with handy fact boxes to highlight especially important information, the authors have lent a modern, real-world approach to the... Read More

  • Wilderness and Rescue Medicine

    Wilderness and Rescue Medicine: A Practical Guide for the Basic and Advanced Practitioner provides the critical insight and tools required to practice medicine in remote... Read More

  • Your Offshore Doctor

    Your Offshore Doctor: A Manual of Medical Self-Sufficiency at Sea

    A useful book if putting together your own onboard medical kit. Includes medical kit contents lists... Read More

Provisioning

Books

  • Caribbean: Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands

    Updated for 2011-2012, features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys, and aerial photos of most anchorages. It also includes clear and concise... Read More

  • Martinique, Grenada: Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands: Martinique to Grenada

    This guide features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys and aerial photos of most anchorages with clear and concise navigational information. Covers... Read More

  • Mediterranean: 777 Harbours and Anchorages – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Albania

    777 contains detailed, up-to-date information on more than 1000 ports and anchorages, as well as the technical details which are of most interest to pleasure... Read More

  • Mexico: Charlie’s Charts of the Western Coast of Mexico

    It covers the marinas and anchorages from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, north in the Sea of Cortez to San Felipe, and south along... Read More

  • Pacific: The Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat and is relied upon by many thousands... Read More

  • Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways

    Bill and Laurel Cooper are the experts on living afloat. They offer much advice on how to get the most out of the inland cruising... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

  • The Trade Wind Foodie: Good Food, Cooking and Sailing Around the World

    The title of Rod Heikell’s latest writing only hints at this book’s content and coverage. Five years ago the author and his wife, Lu, set... Read More

Environment

Books

  • Antarctica: Southern Ocean Cruising

    The Southern Ocean Cruising, by Sally and Jérôme Poncet was written with the goal of highlighting the uniqueness and inherent fragility of the Southern Ocean,... Read More

  • Atlas of Oceans

    A fascinating hidden world. This book is a vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans and a timely, important treatise on what must be done to... Read More

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A comprehensive examination of the world's weather, including an examination of climate change.

    A Complete Visual Guide, Pub. Jan 2011, See full details here.

     ... Read More

  • The World Is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean’s Are One

    A Silent Spring for our era, this eloquent, urgent, fascinating book reveals how just 50 years of swift and dangerous oceanic change threatens the very... Read More

Piracy

Books

  • Hostage – A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters

    The dramatic account of a British couple's kidnap by Somali pirates and their subsequent spell in captivity.

    By Paul & Rachel Chandler, See review by Jimmy... Read More

Survival

Books

  • Adlard Coles Heavy Weather Sailing

    The latest edition of this classic book.

    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition (2008), Published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

    See book review here... Read More

  • How to Cope with Storms

    This book is packed with practical advice and clear diagrams on how to cope, survival tactics and also how to avoid storms.

    by Dietrich von Haeften,... Read More

  • Seamanship 2.0: Everything you need to know to get yourself out of trouble at sea

    This book covers all the basics, with handy fact boxes to highlight especially important information, the authors have lent a modern, real-world approach to the... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • The Grab Bag Book: Your Ultimate Guide to Liferaft Survival

    The Grab Bag Book: Your Ultimate Guide to Liferaft Survival

    The essentials for the perfect workable grab bag. This book is categorized for coastal or offshore... Read More

How-to guides

Books

  • A Sailing Cruiser’s Guide to Making Money

    Kimberly Prince, of Sailing Britican, has a new book out with a wealth of information about ways to make money while cruising, the logistics and... Read More

  • A Walk through the Heavens

    A Walk through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends

    Written for complete beginners, this book introduces the reader to the patterns... Read More

  • Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    The guide to fixing everything on your boat is now fully updated.

    The book covers maintenance, repair and how to improve your boat's essentials.

    By: Nigel Calder

    Publisher:... Read More

  • Canvas for Cruisers

    Canvas for Cruisers 2nd edition is a complete guide to sewing for boats with 873 illustrations and 81 photos. Starting with information about fabrics, notions... Read More

  • Essential Boat Electronics

    Electricity is vital on board most boats: to keep their systems running and to provide the crew with the services they expect. But, given the importance... Read More

  • Essential Knots

    A clear, step-by-step guide on how to tie many types of knots.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical

    ISBN 978 1 408 13276 0

    See more details here.

     

     ... Read More

  • Fishing for Dummies

    This 3rd edition of the top selling guidebook shows you everything you need to know about the necessary gear, where different kinds of fish hang... Read More

  • French for Cruisers

    This practical, easy-to-use guide provides the vocabulary and language skills necessary to cruise in French-speaking waters.

    Whether your boating plans include the Caribbean, French Polynesia, Mediterranean... Read More

  • Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

    From understanding the differences between oceanic dolphins and whales to cataloging identifications, this will probably be one of the most frequently used guides on board.... Read More

  • How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide

    This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Available on Amazon and most yachting book sellers.... Read More

  • How to Cope with Storms

    This book is packed with practical advice and clear diagrams on how to cope, survival tactics and also how to avoid storms.

    by Dietrich von Haeften,... Read More

  • How to Sail Around the World

    How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail

    A compendium of mature, time-tested sea wisdom from one of the world's most... Read More

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    By Michelle Segrest and Maik Ulmschneider

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke,... Read More

  • Maldives: Marine Life of the Maldives

    A comprehensive marine life identification guide on the Maldives with over 1000 photographs.

    By Neville Coleman
    Published by Atoll Editions (2006)

    Buy on Amazon... Read More

  • Red Sea, Gulf of Aden: Admiralty Sailing Directions: Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot

    Published by UK Hydrographic Office (18th Edition 2015 )
    Available from www.bookharbour.com/books/admiralty/sailing-directions [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Engine

    This useful guide includes a detailed discussion on whether to rebuild or replace an engine, a step by step guide (including estimated time for each... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

    Being suitable for both motorboats and yachts, this highly practical manual is an invaluable guide to getting glitches fixed and upgrades completed quickly, easily and... Read More

  • Sailboat Maintenance Manual

    More than 2,500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure. Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel... Read More

  • Sea Fishing

    Expert tips and techniques for yachtsmen, motorboaters and sea anglers. There’s nothing better than freshly caught fish for supper – and with this book to... Read More

  • Seamanship 2.0: Everything you need to know to get yourself out of trouble at sea

    This book covers all the basics, with handy fact boxes to highlight especially important information, the authors have lent a modern, real-world approach to the... Read More

  • Seashells of the World (Golden Guide)

    Collecting shells while beachcombing is one of the simple pleasures of the cruising life. This book will help you understand the life cycle of shells... Read More

  • Storing Food Without Refrigeration

    With a little planning and foresight, refrigeration is absolutely not necessary. In this book, the author discusses how to store food and make delicious meals... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • Stress-Free Mooring: For Sail and Power

    Stress-Free Mooring is a quick-access, extremely visual on-board practical guide to how to approach mooring and berthing situations in a yacht or motorboat - with step-by-step photographic... Read More

  • Stress-free Motorboating

    Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to videos), Stress-Free Motorboating tackles and teaches the most common boating situations, including getting out of (and then back... Read More

  • Stress-Free Sailing: Single and Short-handed Techniques

    Now in its second edition, this indispensable guide takes the stress out of sailing with step by step photographic instructions on how to perform essential... Read More

  • Stunning Digital Photography

    In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and... Read More

  • The Boatyard Book

    The Boatyard Book is a practical, comprehensive reference manual that provides sensible, accessible advice for boatowners on planning and carrying out annual maintenance, repairs, upgrades and... Read More

  • The Complete Anchoring Handbook

    This well-written and excellently illustrated book cover all aspects of anchors and anchoring, including windlasses.

    By Alain Poiraud, Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt, Published by International Marine... Read More

  • The Complete Sailor

    The Complete Sailor: Learning the Art of Sailing

    This is not just an instructional book - it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea,... Read More

  • The Crash Test Boat

    How Yachting Monthly magazine took a 40ft boat through 8 disaster scenarios.

    Edited by Paul Gelder, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013), See the report... Read More

  • The Cruiser’s Handbook of Fishing

    A guide to catching and cooking fish from the decks of a cruising boat. It gives you what you need to know about catching fish... Read More

  • The Grab Bag Book: Your Ultimate Guide to Liferaft Survival

    The Grab Bag Book: Your Ultimate Guide to Liferaft Survival

    The essentials for the perfect workable grab bag. This book is categorized for coastal or offshore... Read More

  • The Icom M802 Radio Manual For Idi-Yachts

    A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.

    by Captain Marti Brown, See details here

     ... Read More

  • The Paddleboard Bible: The complete guide to stand-up paddleboarding

    Having a paddleboard (or two) on board is not only great fun for those windless days at anchor, but also excellent exercise, an alternative way... Read More

  • The Scuba Diving Handbook

    This book covers diving from the very beginning of diving through to the latest techniques of scuba diving.

    By John Bantin, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical,... Read More

  • The Splicing Handbook

    The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need.

    See more details here

     ... Read More

  • The Ultimate Survival Manual

    Your Go-To Guide For Surviving Anything!

    By Rich Johnson,
    Published by Bloomsbury Publishing (March 2013),

    See more details here

     ... Read More

  • Wilderness and Rescue Medicine

    Wilderness and Rescue Medicine: A Practical Guide for the Basic and Advanced Practitioner provides the critical insight and tools required to practice medicine in remote... Read More

References

Books

  • Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    The guide to fixing everything on your boat is now fully updated.

    The book covers maintenance, repair and how to improve your boat's essentials.

    By: Nigel Calder

    Publisher:... Read More

  • Maldives: Marine Life of the Maldives

    A comprehensive marine life identification guide on the Maldives with over 1000 photographs.

    By Neville Coleman
    Published by Atoll Editions (2006)

    Buy on Amazon... Read More

  • Ocean Drifters – A secret world beneath the waves

    Dr. Richard Kirby, plankton scientist and an Associate Fellow of the Marine Biological Association perhaps better known to many blue water sailors as the organizer... Read More

  • PADI Open Water Diver Manual with Table

    A good resource for any questions about diving.

    By: PADI

    Publisher: ‎PADI; Version 3.01 edition (January 1, 2015)... Read More

  • Reeds Skippers Handbook

    This concise little book (just 4in X 6in) is one of those handy aids to keep in the chart table. It is clearly laid out... Read More

  • Reeds Weather Handbook

    This pocket-sized guide will equip sailors with the knowledge to read and predict the weather.

    Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to and whether... Read More

  • Sailboat Maintenance Manual

    More than 2,500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure. Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel... Read More

  • Sailing in Paradise

    This practical little book provides all the details required if planning a charter holiday anywhere in the world.

    By: Rod Heikell

    See review here.

     ... Read More

  • Seabirds of the World

    A great reference illustrating photographically more than 321 species of seabirds in the world, that will help you ID many of your sightings.

    By Peter Harrison

     ... Read More

  • Seamanship 2.0: Everything you need to know to get yourself out of trouble at sea

    This book covers all the basics, with handy fact boxes to highlight especially important information, the authors have lent a modern, real-world approach to the... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

Fishing

Books

  • Australia: 100 magic miles of the Great Barrier Reef: The Whitsunday Islands

    100 Magic Miles is the authoritative guide to the Whitsunday Islands, known locally as "the bible" because it contains exhaustive information about all aspects of... Read More

  • Fishing for Dummies

    This 3rd edition of the top selling guidebook shows you everything you need to know about the necessary gear, where different kinds of fish hang... Read More

  • Ireland: Sea Angling in Ireland

    Comprehensive guide to catching the biggest-and best-fish in Irish Waters.

    By John Rafferty
    Publisher: The Mercier Press Ltd (June 2007)
    ISBN 9781856355537... Read More

  • New Zealand: The Fishing, Diving, Cruising Guide to the Bay of Islands

    By Steve Radich
    Publisher: Halcyon Press - Oct 2002
    ISBN 13: 9781877256240... Read More

  • Sea Fishing

    Expert tips and techniques for yachtsmen, motorboaters and sea anglers. There’s nothing better than freshly caught fish for supper – and with this book to... Read More

  • Sport Fish of The Pacific

    A must-have reference book for any angler who fishes the waters of the Pacific. Detailed color illustrations, common and scientific names, food values, average and... Read More

  • The Cruiser’s Handbook of Fishing

    A guide to catching and cooking fish from the decks of a cruising boat. It gives you what you need to know about catching fish... Read More

Homeschooling

Books

  • A Big Blue Boat

    This book was written by long-term sailor Susea Spray to encourage young children in their reading journey and specifically to encourage young girls to be... Read More

  • A Big Blue Boat Activity Book

    A Big Blue Boat, one of the best sailing stories of 2021.

    Did you love the Big Blue Boat story? Then you will love this fun-packed... Read More

  • Homeschool Teacher: A practical guide to inspiring academic excellence

    Written after 12 years of homeschooling her 2 daughters onboard their yacht “Seal” while sailing from the US to Greenland, Europe, Antarctica, New Zealand, Japan... Read More

  • Kids in the Cockpit

    This book, written by Jill Schinas in 2005, is based on 14 years of research and personal experience of sailing with children. Immensely practical and... Read More

Planning

Books

  • Atlantic: Your First Atlantic Crossing- A Planning Guide for Passagemakers

    An essential read for ocean novices and dreamers. An excellent guide to the planning of your Atlantic crossing.

    By Les Weatherett
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (3rd... Read More

  • Belgium, France: Cruising the Inland Waterways of France and Belgium

    This informative guide, edited by Gordon Knight is now in its 26th edition. Described as their 'Bible' by regular users and yacht skippers planning routes... Read More

  • Cambodia: Lonely Planet Cambodia (Travel Guide)

    Available on Amazon... Read More

  • Canada: Exploring the North Coast of British Columbia: Blunden Harbour to Dixon Entrance, Including the Queen Charlotte Islands

    By Don Douglass and Reanne Hemingway-Douglass
    Publisher: Fine Edge Productions; 2nd edition (February 1, 2002)
    ISBN-13: 978-0938665809... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Life – The Best Stories from Caribbean Compass

    A collection of 49 stories by sailors cruising the Caribbean Sea, selected from the popular Caribbean Compass monthly magazine. These are first-hand tales of experiences... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil

    This book helps unravels the complexities of local winds, inshore currents and wave action and should enable careful skippers to avoid the trouble spots, reduce... Read More

  • France: Through the French Canals (The Complete Planning Guide to Cruising the French Waterways)

    The revised new edition is the essential comprehensive planning guide for anyone wanting to cruise through the French waterways or take their boat from the... Read More

  • French Polynesia – Tahiti: Moon Tahiti

    Since 1989, Moon Tahiti has been the leading travel guidebook to French Polynesia and this new edition incorporates the latest restaurant, resort, and transportation news.... Read More

  • Germany: Through the German Waterways

    A book on the 4,700 km of waterways in West Germany, describing castles, forests, vineyards and German industrial architecture. 24 routes are covered including the... Read More

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    By Michelle Segrest and Maik Ulmschneider

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke,... Read More

  • Jimmy Cornell 200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure

    In the last 4 decades, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to Antarctica... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Through France via the Inland Waterways

    This guide, produced by the European Inland Waterways Section (EIWS) of the Cruising Association, includes details of all the main access points to the waterways... Read More

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

    Sailing Directions Enroute include detailed coastal and port approach information, supplementing the largest scale chart of the area. Each publication is subdivided into geographic regions,... Read More

  • Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

    The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat.

    By: Nigel Calder

    Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; 1st edition (May 28,... Read More

  • Ocean Sailing

    A practical guide to long-distance ocean sailing covering the most important issues facing the aspiring ocean cruiser illustrated by passages from “those who have done... Read More

  • Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods... Read More

  • Sailing in Paradise

    This practical little book provides all the details required if planning a charter holiday anywhere in the world.

    By: Rod Heikell

    See review here.

     ... Read More

  • Self-Sufficient Sailor

    Self Sufficient Sailor 3rd edition

    This fully revised and expanded version published November 2019 by authors Lin and Larry Pardey was updated by Lin following 2... Read More

  • Sell Up & Sail

    The authors have covered a lot of miles in their life and their personal experience forms the core of their book.

    By Bill and Laurel Cooper,... Read More

  • Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways

    Bill and Laurel Cooper are the experts on living afloat. They offer much advice on how to get the most out of the inland cruising... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

  • Storing Food Without Refrigeration

    With a little planning and foresight, refrigeration is absolutely not necessary. In this book, the author discusses how to store food and make delicious meals... Read More

  • The Boatyard Book

    The Boatyard Book is a practical, comprehensive reference manual that provides sensible, accessible advice for boatowners on planning and carrying out annual maintenance, repairs, upgrades and... Read More

  • The Capable Cruiser

    The Capable Cruiser by Lyn and Larry Pardey, was expanded and revised in 2010.

    Carrying on from their book The Self-Sufficient Sailor, this book gives more emphasis... Read More

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

  • The Voyager’s Handbook: The Essential Guide to Blue Water Cruising

    This exquisitely detailed guide helps you master the skills you’ll need to handle a boat at sea with a small crew, including weather forecasting, passage... Read More

  • Tricks of The Trades

    This book widens scope 'Gentleman's Guide to Passages South' and handles questions of health, thieves, con artists, corrupt officials, equipment, brokers, outfitters and more. It... Read More

  • U.K. and Ireland Circumnavigator’s Guide

    A valuable guide for anyone planning all or part of such a cruise.

    For more details, see here.

    By Sam Steel
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (March 2011,... Read More

  • Voyaging on a Small Income

    UK born Annie Hill has been voyaging and living aboard various sailing yachts since 1975. This book provides practical ideas for turning one's dreams of... Read More

Tourist Guides

Books

  • Cambodia: Lonely Planet Cambodia (Travel Guide)

    Available on Amazon... Read More

  • France: Canal du Midi- The Ultimate Guide

    This is a must-have compact travel guide to the Canal du Midi, a picturesque waterway in Southern France, popular for boating trips and holidays.

    This is... Read More

  • French Polynesia – Tahiti: Moon Tahiti

    Since 1989, Moon Tahiti has been the leading travel guidebook to French Polynesia and this new edition incorporates the latest restaurant, resort, and transportation news.... Read More

  • Marshall Islands: A Dream of Atolls

    A Dream of Atolls
    A Marshall Islands Portfolio

    The author, a writer-photographer who was born and raised in the Marshall Islands, offers A Dream of Atolls as... Read More

  • Palau: The Palau Guide

    This book provides an in-depth look at Palau for visitors by land and sea. The first half of the book delves into the culture and... Read More

  • South Pacific: Tonga- Samoa Handbook

    David Stanley presents legends about demigods and directions to undersea caves and canyons in Tonga, as well as the history of tattooing rituals and budget... Read More

Fiction

Books

  • Caribbean: Marina Melee

    How hard can it be to run a marina in the tropics? Freshly divorced for the third time and fired from his "allowance"-paying job in... Read More

  • The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal

    The National Book Award-winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was... Read More

  • The Shetland Sea Murders

    While onboard her last chartered sailing trip of the season, Cass Lynch is awoken in the middle of the night by a Mayday call to... Read More

Businesses

  • Kelvin Hughes Ltd

    Address: Kilgraston House, Southampton Street, Southampton, UK, SO15 2ED

    On line store.... Read More

  • Superyacht Publications Ltd

    Address: 8 Peakfield, Waterlooville, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, P07 6YP

    "Inside guide" to recommended services researched from the industry's top professional captains to help planning and preparation for successful cruising in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean,... Read More

  • The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation

    A voluntary organization run by yachtsmen to provide planning and cruise planning information. Have a number of free cruising guides for download as well as... Read More

Useful Resources

  • Adlard Coles Nautical

    Bloomsbury Publishing, 38 Soho Square, London W1D 3HB

    https://www.bloomsbury.com... Read More

  • Cruising DVDs for California & Sea Of Cortez

    My wife Jill and I have recently released two new cruising DVDs that may be of interest to any cruisers planning a trip in the... Read More

  • Cruising Guide Publications

    Comprehensive yachting and cruising guides to the Caribbean. Online store.

    http://www.cruisingguides.com/... Read More

  • Reading on board: ebook or print?

    Liveaboards and circumnavigators - the family crew of SY Totem - give a good insight into what works best when long-term cruising.

    https://www.sailingtotem.com/2016/02/reading-on-board-ebook-or-print.html?... Read More

  • Sail Malaysia Cruising Guide

    The Sail Malaysia Rally Pilot updated 20 Nov '19 courtesy of Patrick Southall, SY Labarque.

    A guide to sailing in Malaysia from Langkawi to Tawau (via... Read More

  • The Islander Magazine

    A monthly online English language dedicated yachting publication, providing news and information for the yachting industry in the entire Western Mediterranean region. Whilst primarily aimed... Read More

Reports

  • USA: NOAA and U.S. Power Squadrons Renew Cooperative Charting Program

    Date Published - February 21, 2013

    As reported by www.bwsailing.com. NOAA and the U.S. Power Squadrons renew a 50-year commitment to a cooperative charting program that helps to update the nation’s... Read More

  • Navionics Charts on mobile phone

    Date Published - April 04, 2011

    From Trevor Vincett of TV Yacht Deliveries

    Recently having upgraded my mobile to an Android type Smartphone I am impressed by the downloadable Navionic chart applications.

    I... Read More

News

  • RCC Pilotage Foundation Enhances Search Functionality for Cruising Notes Database

    Date Published - May 20, 2021

    Recent improvements by the Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation to their Cruising Notes Database, makes it much easier for users to access and search this... Read More

  • Canada: Salish Sea Pilot Guides for 2021

    Date Published - March 31, 2021

    Salish Sea Pilot’s family of cruising guides has grown to seven with the addition of the West Coast of Vancouver Island to their 2021 ebook... Read More

  • New Free Imray Podcasts: Informative and Inspiring Cruising Information

    Date Published - January 18, 2021

    On behalf of Imray, Ceri Hurford-Jones meets up with sailors to explore their favourite cruising grounds and waterways, as they share moments and places that... Read More

  • TeamSurv Chart Improvements: Help make our seas safer

    Date Published - March 10, 2017

    It goes without saying that every mariner wants access to charts that are as accurate as they can be for the area in which they’re... Read More

  • UK & Med: Imray Digital Charts now available on Raymarine chartplotters

    Date Published - July 05, 2016

    Designed and published in England for nearly 200 years, Imray charts feature popular, carefully edited and award-winning cartography. Having worked with Johnson Outdoors Canada Inc.... Read More

  • USA: Print-on-demand Imray Caribbean charts now available

    Date Published - January 22, 2015

    Imray can now offer retailers and customers in the U.S.A. fast, print-on-demand access to charts in the Imray-Iolaire Caribbean range through a new partnership with... Read More

Books

  • A Big Blue Boat

    This book was written by long-term sailor Susea Spray to encourage young children in their reading journey and specifically to encourage young girls to be... Read More

  • A Big Blue Boat Activity Book

    A Big Blue Boat, one of the best sailing stories of 2021.

    Did you love the Big Blue Boat story? Then you will love this fun-packed... Read More

  • A comprehensive guide to Marine Medicine

    This small-format book is packed with useful information and covers any eventuality, from broken bones to cardiac arrest. The book is extremely user-friendly and gives... Read More

  • A Race Too Far

    This is the story of the first round the world race in 1968. This is an excellent book that all cruising sailors should read as... Read More

  • A River in Borneo

    A River in Borneo: A Tale of the East Indies

    It is the summer of 1964 during the Far Eastern war euphemistically called ‘Confrontation’. A British... Read More

  • A Sailing Cruiser’s Guide to Making Money

    Kimberly Prince, of Sailing Britican, has a new book out with a wealth of information about ways to make money while cruising, the logistics and... Read More

  • A Tale of Two Yachts

    A joyous comparative study of two kindred voyages undertaken a lifetime apart.

    A Tale of Two Yachts offers an insight to lands and lives afar, all... Read More

  • A Walk through the Heavens

    A Walk through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends

    Written for complete beginners, this book introduces the reader to the patterns... Read More

  • Addicted To More Adventures

    This book is a sequel to the first Addicted to Adventure. 

    The adventures here are more varied, in time as well as place and content. There are... Read More

  • Adlard Coles Heavy Weather Sailing

    The latest edition of this classic book.

    Edited by Peter Bruce, 6th Edition (2008), Published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

    See book review here... Read More

  • Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts

    The science behind sailing yachts and their design.

    Published: 18th December 2009

    See the review here... Read More

  • Antarctica: An Introductory Guide

    An introductory guide.
    For traveling to Antarctica or for learning about the White Continent: Geography, Geology, Glaciology, krill, furseals, whales, penguins, discoverings, Antarctic Treaty, environment, greenhouse... Read More

  • Antarctica: Southern Ocean Cruising

    The Southern Ocean Cruising, by Sally and Jérôme Poncet was written with the goal of highlighting the uniqueness and inherent fragility of the Southern Ocean,... Read More

  • Antartica, Chile, Falkland Islands: Cape Horn and Antartic Waters

    This guide covers the spectacular cruising grounds around Cape Horn, including Chile, the Beagle Channel, the Falkland Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula. Including some of... Read More

  • Antartica, North America, Northern and Western Europe: Addicted to Adventure – Between rocks and cold places

    Battling Atlantic storms, losing a mast in Antarctica, sailing the Arctic, skiing across remote regions, climbing and sailing through the North West Passage.

    By Bob Shepton
    Publisher... Read More

  • Arctic, Antartic: The Polar Yacht Guide

    A group of experienced high latitude sailors including Andrew Wilkes (author of Arctic and Northern Waters), Alan Green, Victor Wejer and Skip Novak have written... Read More

  • Arctic, North Atlantic: Arctic and Northern Waters

    This handbook from the RCC Pilotage Foundation, covers the Northwest and Northeast Passages through the Arctic Ocean as well as Faroe, Iceland and Greenland. Incorporating... Read More

  • Argentina

    This book provides a cruising guide for yachts covering the coast from the River Plate to Patagonia and beyond.

    By Andy O'Grady and Peter Hill
    Published by... Read More

  • Argentina, Chile: Patagonia & Tierra Del Fuego Nautical Guide

    This pilot, now the 3rd edition, has been published in English by an Italian couple who have spent more than 11 years cruising in Patagonia... Read More

  • Argentina, Chile: Winter in Fireland – A Patagonian Sailing Adventure

    A must-read for all those cruisers thinking about venturing to this part of South America. Nicholas Coghlan and his wife Jenny sail their 27foot yacht,... Read More

  • As Long as It’s Fun: The Epic Voyages and Extraordinary Times of Lin and Larry Pardey

    Few sailors in North America are as well known as Lin and Larry Pardey. Their cruising adventures have filled books and magazines, lecture halls, and... Read More

  • Ascension Island: Diving & Snorkelling Ascension Island

    The only detailed dive guide for the island. An excellent aid to planning dives and snorkeling trips and the perfect memento of Ascension with great... Read More

  • Atlantic Europe: Reeds Nautical Almanac

    Published each year in September, Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen.

    It celebrates its 90th year in 2022.

    Providing all... Read More

  • Atlantic France – North Biscay to the Spanish Border

    This guide covers from L'Aberwrac'h at the northern end of the Chenal du Four down to St Jean de Luz and the Rada de Higuer... Read More

  • Atlantic France: North Biscay (The West Coast of France – Brest to Bordeaux)

    See report here.

    By: Mike and Gill Barron

    Publisher : Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson; 0007- edition (July 1, 2005)

    ISBN-13 : 978-0852887028... Read More

  • Atlantic Spain and Portugal

    A classic guide to this varied coast which includes the rias of Galicia, the estuaries of the Douro and Tejo with Lisbon, the Algarve and... Read More

  • Atlantic, Caribbean, Mediterranean: Atlantic Pilot Atlas

    A book anyone planning an Atlantic crossing, cruising the Caribbean or the Mediterranean should not be without.

    By: James Clarke

    Published by: Adlard Coles Nautical (5th Edn,... Read More

  • Atlantic, Caribbean: A Thousand Miles From Anywhere

    Following Dolphins Under My Bed and Turtles in Our Wake comes the third leg of the Claytons' voyage, two early retirees who decided to live... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    A useful book to read if you have not cruised the Atlantic before. Introduces all the basic problems, as well as giving outline port information.

    By... Read More

  • Atlantic: A Family Outing in the Atlantic

    The story of an epic, seven-year-long cruise made by a young family aboard their sailing yacht.

    When artist Jill Dickin set off to cross the Atlantic... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Atlantic Crossing Guide

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide, expanded and refreshed in its 7th edition for a new generation of Atlantic cruisers, is the well-established and definitive reference, relied... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Atlantic Islands

    7th edition - published September 2021.

    Atlantic Islands is a long-established cruising guide to the five island groups of the North Atlantic [Bermuda, Azores, Canary Islands,... Read More

  • Atlantic: The Missing Centimetre

    The story of an ordinary family taking one year out of their life to sail the Atlantic circuit.

    By Leon Schulz, See review here... Read More

  • Atlantic: The RCC Pilotage Foundation Atlantic Crossing Guide

    The Atlantic Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone planning an Atlantic passage in their own boat.

    By Jane Russell
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (6th... Read More

  • Atlantic: Your First Atlantic Crossing- A Planning Guide for Passagemakers

    An essential read for ocean novices and dreamers. An excellent guide to the planning of your Atlantic crossing.

    By Les Weatherett
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (3rd... Read More

  • Atlas of Oceans

    A fascinating hidden world. This book is a vibrant journey through the Earth's oceans and a timely, important treatise on what must be done to... Read More

  • Australia – Queensland: Noel Patrick’s Curtis Coast (Bundaberg to Mackay)

    From Bundaberg to Mackay, Noel Patrick's Curtis Coast covers 285 miles of tropical Queensland coastline. Detailed maps of 120 coastal islands, hundreds of photographs, 200... Read More

  • Australia: 100 magic miles of the Great Barrier Reef: The Whitsunday Islands

    100 Magic Miles is the authoritative guide to the Whitsunday Islands, known locally as "the bible" because it contains exhaustive information about all aspects of... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the Coral Coast

    The classic guide to the East Coast of Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. First published in 1968, this book has reached its eight editions... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the Coral Coast

    First published in 1968, this book has reached its eighth edition and remains the only guide to cover the whole of the east coast of... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the New South Wales Coast

    New edition of what has long been the Bible of this coast. First released in 1976, this is the sixth edition of Cruising the New... Read More

  • Australia: Cruising the Queensland Coast

    Cruising the Queensland Coast is a cruising guide for yachts cruising the Queensland coast.

    Each of the 13 coasts, from the Gold Coast to the Cooktown... Read More

  • Australia: Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide

    Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide is an essential guide for small and large craft when fishing, cruising or motoring throughout the Gulf of Carpentaria and... Read More

  • Australia: Western Australian Cruising Guide

    This latest edition of The Western Australian Cruising Guide is version 5.3 published in March 2021, contains more than 100 changes and updates covering the... Read More

  • Bahamas, Turks and Caicos: A Birder’s Guide to the Bahama Islands (including Turks & Caicos Islands)

    An excellent reference book for exploring the hinterland of all the islands in the chain. Intended more for birding and nature, it gives vehicle and... Read More

  • Bahamas, Turks and Caicos: The Bahamas Cruising Guide with the Turks & Caicos Islands

    This guide contains small sections of British Admiralty charts as well as many waypoints for navigating the Bahamas. The yellow pages provide extensive information on... Read More

  • Bahamas, Turks and Caicos: Waterway Guide- Bahamas

    Features mile-by-mile navigation information, aerial photography with marked routes, marina listings, and locator charts, anchorage and port information, GPS waypoints, detailed planning maps, distance charts... Read More

  • Bahamas: Abaco – Ports of Call & Anchorages

    Covering the Abaco chain of Islands from Walker's Cay to Little Harbour, featuring full-page aerial photographs of each anchorage. Accompanying text describes marinas, resorts, services... Read More

  • Bahamas: Explorer Chartbooks

    www.explorercharts.com
    Edited by Monty and Sara Lewis and updated on average every 3rd year.
    1. Near Bahamas (including Abacos) - 8th Edition (2017)
    2. Exumas (including Ragged Islands)... Read More

  • Bahamas: On and Off the Beaten Path (From South Florida to the Turks and Caicos)

    Part I -Sailing and navigation to the Biminis, Andros, The Berry Islands, New Providence, Eleuthera, Little San Salvador, Cat Island, Long Island, Conception Island, Rum... Read More

  • Bahamas: The Abaco Guide

    Comprehensive guide covering the entire Abaco chain as well as the Grand Bahama region, and the Bight of Abaco. 66 detailed full-color charts contain extremely... Read More

  • Bahamas: The Cruising Guide to Abaco, Bahamas

    By Steve Dodge, assisted by Marjorie, Jon, & Jeff Dodge. This 30th edition of the only annually updated cruising guide to Abaco includes two new... Read More

  • Bahamas: The Exuma Guide

    All-encompassing cruising guide on the Exuma Cays. Local knowledge is the key and in The Exuma Guide, you get information previously known only to those... Read More

  • Bahamas: The Great Book of Anchorages

    Beach House Publications/Maptech - Chuck Baier & Susan Landry
    http://www.richardsonscharts.com/category/great-book-of-anchorages/... Read More

  • Barbados, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago : Cruising Guide to Trinidad and Tobago plus Barbados and Guyana

    An essential guide if visiting Guyana. It contains all the information you need to enjoy cruising Guyana, including most useful coloured chartlets of the Esswquibo... Read More

  • Be Your Own Boat Surveyor

    This book is of great use to both new and existing boat owners with an easy to follow guide on examining all important aspects of... Read More

  • Belgium, France: Cruising the Inland Waterways of France and Belgium

    This informative guide, edited by Gordon Knight is now in its 26th edition. Described as their 'Bible' by regular users and yacht skippers planning routes... Read More

  • Belgium, France: The Cruising Companion to North France and Belgium

    With all its variety of ports, harbors and anchorages, Belgium and France's north coast is a fascinating cruising ground. This full-color companion to the area... Read More

  • Belgium: Inland Waterways of Belgium

    THE MINISTERE DES TRAVAUX PUBLICS has published a map of the inland waterways.

    By Jacqueline Jones
    Published by Imray (2005)
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see... Read More

  • Bermuda Discovered

    A well-researched guide to this island

    (Cruising Guide to the Bermuda Islands), By John Hoedemakers & Jolanda Geerdink,

    For more detail see here and here.

    Published April 2010... Read More

  • Black Sea: Cruise the Black Sea

    By Doreen and Archie Annan
    Publisher: Atakoy Marina, Istanbul (2001)
    Available from Amazon... Read More

  • Black Sea: The Black Sea

    The latest and very comprehensive guide to all the countries bordering the Black Sea.

    By David Read Barker and Lisa Borre
    Publisher: Imray/RCC Pilotage Foundation (1st edn... Read More

  • Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual

    The guide to fixing everything on your boat is now fully updated.

    The book covers maintenance, repair and how to improve your boat's essentials.

    By: Nigel Calder

    Publisher:... Read More

  • Bonaire, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela: Cruising Guide to Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela & Bonaire

    The book includes color aerial photos of many anchorages, clear and concise navigational charts, with information on things to do and places to go while... Read More

  • Bonaire, Venezuela: Cruising Guide to Venezuela and Bonaire

    The only seriously researched guide to this area. The book includes color aerial photos of many anchorages, clear and concise navigational charts.

    For more details, see... Read More

  • Bonaire: Cruising Guide Bonaire

    An excellent guide to this small Caribbean island covering sailing and diving activities.

    By John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink
    Published 2010
    Available to download from www.sailadventures.nl... Read More

  • Brazil Cruising Guide

    Originally published in France, this cruising guide to Brazil has been produced to the same high standards as Imray's major pilot books. Over 250 harbors... Read More

  • Brazil, Falkland Islands: Brazil and Beyond

    Travel with the authors on a voyage in Badger along the Brazilian coast and then on to the Falkland Islands, including useful sketch charts of... Read More

  • Brazil: Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil Part 1: East Coast from Paraiba State to Bahia State

    Also available as an eBook from Amazon.co.uk
    Covering the islands of Sao Pedro & Sao Paul, Fernando de Noronha and the east coast from Cabedelo to... Read More

  • Brazil: Cruising Guide to the coast of Brazil Part 2: North Coast from Paraiba State to Maranhao State

    Also available as an eBook from Amazon.co.uk
    Covering the islands of Sao Pedro & Sao Paul, Fernando de Noronha and the north coast from Cabedelo to... Read More

  • Brazil: Cruising Guide to the Coast of Brazil Part 3: South Brazil

    As with parts 1 & 2, it is in kindle format, ideally used on a color tablet or iPad. It is available from Amazon.co.uk for... Read More

  • British and US Virgin Island: Virgin Anchorages

    Excellent companion to the Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands, featuring stunning, color, aerial photography, it captures 46 of the most popular anchorages in the... Read More

  • British and US Virgin Islands: The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

    This 2022 edition marks the publication's 40th year of assisting sailors and vacationers cruising the tropical waters of both the British and U.S. Virgin Islands.

    The... Read More

  • British, Spanish and US Virgin Islands: A Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

    This 2nd edition is vastly improved with extensive full-color aerial photography and completely updated harbour charts. Also includes 84 GPS-accurate sketch charts, piloting instructions, GPS... Read More

  • Brunei, Malaysia: Cruising Malaysian Borneo

    This comprehensive cruising guide provides over 100 pages of useful information about anchorages, towns, rivers and many facilities (general and marine) available in Sabah, Brunei,... Read More

  • Bulgaria, Romania: Cruising Bulgaria and Romania

    It is full of useful information about the towns and ports along the Danube River and the Black Sea Coast as well as excellent navigation... Read More

  • Cambodia: Lonely Planet Cambodia (Travel Guide)

    Available on Amazon... Read More

  • Canada, British Colombia: Salish Sea Pilot Guides

    Lynne Picard and her husband Jim Burgoyne started the Salish Sea Pilot Guides in 2011 after sailing home from Southeast Asia. The guides are now... Read More

  • Canada: Cruising Guide to Newfoundland

    By Alexander Weld & the Cruising Club of America
    Publisher Members of the Cruising Club of America
    ISBN: x11750... Read More

  • Canada: Exploring the North Coast of British Columbia: Blunden Harbour to Dixon Entrance, Including the Queen Charlotte Islands

    By Don Douglass and Reanne Hemingway-Douglass
    Publisher: Fine Edge Productions; 2nd edition (February 1, 2002)
    ISBN-13: 978-0938665809... Read More

  • Canada: Exploring the South Coast of British Columbia: Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound to Port Hardy and Blunden Harbour

    By Don Douglass and Reanne Hemingway Douglass
    Publisher: Fine Edge Productions; 3rd edition (August 26, 2009)
    ISBN-13: 978-1932310238... Read More

  • Canary Islands: Cruising Guide to the Canary Islands

    This guide offers a useful combination of cruising information and tips from local sailors about the beautiful islands of this Spanish archipelago.

    Compiled by Oliver Solanas... Read More

  • Canvas for Cruisers

    Canvas for Cruisers 2nd edition is a complete guide to sewing for boats with 873 illustrations and 81 photos. Starting with information about fabrics, notions... Read More

  • Cape Verde: Street’s Guide to the Cape Verde Islands

    This to the Cape Verde Islands is the first and only cruising guide for the Cape Verde Islands. It is a completely up-to-date, full-color guide... Read More

  • Caribbean, Central America, USA: Cruising Ports: Florida to California via Panama

    Nautical guidebook from 2003 for boaters making this popular 5,000-mile cruising route between the US coasts via the Panama Canal: Cuba, Mexico's Gulf Coast &... Read More

  • Caribbean, Central America: The North West Caribbean

    First new coverage of these Northwest Caribbean regions since 1990. All original charts based on personal surveys conducted by the author. Extensive navigational instructions and... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the ABC Islands

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume 1: Virgin Islands)

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume II: Leeward Islands)

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles 2.0 (Volume III: Windward Islands)

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Cruising Guide To The Windward Islands: Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Carriacou, Grenada, Barbados

    With 80 sketch charts this is the most comprehensive guide covering The Windward Islands. The Windward Islands Guide contains GPS waypoints, approaches and routes, anchorages,... Read More

  • Caribbean: A Thinking Man’s Guide to Voyaging South

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Caribbean

    By William T. Stone and Anne M. Hayes
    Publisher Sheridan House. Rev Rep edition (August 21, 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0924486579... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to The Leeward Islands

    By Stephen J Pavlidis
    Published by Seaworthy Publications (2nd Edition 2012)
    ISBN: 9781892399366... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Leeward Islands

    This thirteenth edition covers the islands from Anguilla to Dominica and is an essential tool for all cruisers sailing this region.

    See more here.

    By: Chris Doyle
    Publisher... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide To The Leeward Islands: Anguilla Through Dominica

    Covers the islands from Anguilla to Dominica, and is an essential tool for all cruisers sailing this region. Chris Doyle, the author, spends months sailing... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Northern Leeward Islands

    The Cruising Guide to the Northern Leeward Islands covers the islands of Anguilla, St. Martin & Sint Maarten, St. Barts, Saba, Statia, St. Kitts, Nevis,... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Guide to the Windward Islands

    Comprehensive Windward Islands guide that covers the stretch of islands from Martinique to Trinidad and Tobago known as the Windward Islands. Now in full-color with... Read More

  • Caribbean: Cruising Life – The Best Stories from Caribbean Compass

    A collection of 49 stories by sailors cruising the Caribbean Sea, selected from the popular Caribbean Compass monthly magazine. These are first-hand tales of experiences... Read More

  • Caribbean: Gotto Go Cruising the ABC Islands

    By D Waterson & D van der Reidjen
    Publisher Compass Consultants Ltd
    ISBN 978 780955 232800... Read More

  • Caribbean: Grenada to The Virgin Islands

    Fully illustrated with plans and photos, many of which are new for this third edition, the guide is packed with interesting and useful background information... Read More

  • Caribbean: Leeward Anchorages

    Depicts 43 anchorages and harbors throughout the islands of Anguilla, Sint Maarten/Saint Martin, Saint Barts, Saba, Statia, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Marie Galante,... Read More

  • Caribbean: Marina Melee

    How hard can it be to run a marina in the tropics? Freshly divorced for the third time and fired from his "allowance"-paying job in... Read More

  • Caribbean: Puerto Rico, the Spanish, U.S. and British Virgin Islands (Street’s Cruising Guide to the Eastern Caribbean)

    These guides give the mariner all the information needed to safely cruise the area, not only piloting information but also interesting background information on people,... Read More

  • Caribbean: RYA Book of Caribbean Cruising

    Full of top tips for your boat and equipment preparations for Caribbean cruising.

    By Jane Gibb, ISBN: 9780713654318

    https://www.rya.org.uk/shop/... Read More

  • Caribbean: Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands

    Updated for 2011-2012, features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys, and aerial photos of most anchorages. It also includes clear and concise... Read More

  • Caribbean: Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands – Martinique to Grenada (2019-2020)

    This guide features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys and aerial photos of most anchorages with clear and concise navigational information. Lexi... Read More

  • Caribbean: Street’s Cruising Guide- Anguilla to Dominica

    By Donald Street
    Publisher: W W Norton & Co Ltd (Revised edition (January 17, 1994)
    ISBN-13: 978-0393035254... Read More

  • Caribbean: Street’s Guide- Martinique to Trinidad

    These guides give the mariner all the information needed to safely cruise the area, not only piloting information but also interesting background information on people,... Read More

  • Caribbean: The Gentleman’s Guide to Passages South

    The Thornless Path to Windward - He has systematically taken the thorns out of the route they used to call the Thorny Path. For example,... Read More

  • Caribbean: The Yachtsman’s Guide to the Bahamas

    Tropical Island Publishers
    The "official guide" of the Bahamas by the Ministry of Tourism has been published annually for the past fifty years. Gives details of... Read More

  • Caribbean: Vip Cruising Guide St. Maarten/St. Martin Area to Antigua & Barbuda

    By William J. Eiman
    Publisher: Virgin Island Plus Yacht Charters, Incorporat (November 1992)
    ISBN-13: 978-0963504807... Read More

  • Caribbean: Windward Anchorages

    Windward Anchorages graphically, and through spectacular aerial photography, depicts 47 anchorages and harbors throughout the islands of Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenadines and Grenada,... Read More

  • Central America, Caribbean: Cruising Ports: The Central American Route

    New 6.5 edition, March 2011. Nautical guidebook (272 pages) for boaters (sail & power) to all the marinas, anchorages & services along Pacific Guatemala, El... Read More

  • Central and North America: Cruising Guide to Belize and Mexico’s Caribbean Coast including Guatemala’s Rio Dulce

    One of the most complete reference books to the popular east coast of the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico and Belize to the Rio Dulce in... Read More

  • Central and South America: Colombia to Rio Dulce Cruising Guide

    Covers the coast of Colombia, The San Blas Islands, the off-lying islands of Colombia (San Andres and Providencia), the Moskito coast, the Cape at Gracias... Read More

  • Channel Islands, France: Channel Islands, Cherbourg Peninsula & North Brittany

    A detailed pilot for the Channel Islands now includes the north coast of Brittany and Cherbourg Peninsula. St Vaast-La Hougue to Ouessant and the Channel... Read More

  • Chasing Sunsets

    The story of a family's 6-year circumnavigation. Of interest to other families, is the section on their return to 'normal' life as well as some... Read More

  • Child of The Sea

    A Child of the Sea is the true story of Jimmy Cornell's daughter sailing around the world on the family's small yacht from the age... Read More

  • Chile: Arica Desert to Tierra Del Fuego

    The fully revised fourth edition of this guide covers the coast from Arica in the north to Cape Horn in the south, including Isla de... Read More

  • Coastal Turmoil

    This book helps unravels the complexities of local winds, inshore currents and wave action and should enable careful skippers to avoid the trouble spots, reduce... Read More

  • Cook Islands, Peru: Kon Tiki

    A true classic: On April 28, 1947, the author and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft. After three months on... Read More

  • Cornells Ocean Atlas

    A 'must-have' book for anyone contemplating a long open water voyage. A beautifully presented atlas containing all you need to plan the best route and... Read More

  • Costa Rica: Charlie’s Chart of Costa Rica

    This is a guide for yachtsmen cruising the coast of Costa Rica. All anchorages and marina facilities are described with an accompanying sketch of the... Read More

  • Croatia: Sailing Croatia on a Shoestring

    Sailing Croatia on a Shoestring
    Proving it's possible to sail in Croatia on a budget
    By Ian Moulding
    Available on Amazon

    Cruiser Ian Moulding wrote this book following his... Read More

  • Cruisers’ AA

    Contains over 1,800 tips, tricks, advice, and ideas on cruising – interspersed with color pictures and shorts stories. Available in paperback or as an ebook.... Read More

  • Cruising In Seraffyn: Tribute Edition: As Long as it’s Fun

    Lin and Larry Pardey are among America's (and the world's) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as "America's first couple of cruising."... Read More

  • Cuba: A Cruising Guide

    Indispensable guide for anyone planning a cruise. In researching this guide Nigel Calder left no stone unturned. His meticulous attention to detail, which has made... Read More

  • Cuba: A Cruising Guide to CUBA

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2013 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Cuba: Cruising Guide to Cuba

    By: Simon Charles
    Publisher: Cruising Guide Publications; 2nd edition (November 1997)
    ISBN-13: 978-0944428368

    For more details, see here.... Read More

  • Cuba: Cruising Guide to Cuba

    Cruising Guide to Cuba Volumes 1 & 2
    Author: Cheryl Barr

    Information compiled over 14 winter seasons cruising in Cuba. Up-to-date navigational information, chart illustrations, anchorages, photos,... Read More

  • Cuba: Waterway Guide- Cuba

    A new guide, 2017, that covers the entire country of Cuba. Detailed navigation, anchorages, "Goin’ Ashore information", over 120 charts and bonus sections on the... Read More

  • Cyprus, Turkey: Turkish Waters and Cyprus Pilot

    This guide covers the coast of Turkey from the Bosphorus to the Syrian border and Cyprus. There is also a chapter on the Black Sea... Read More

  • Dag Pike’s Cruising Under Sail

    Cruising in a sailboat is so much more than a voyage from A to B. It’s about visiting new and exciting places, and gaining pleasure... Read More

  • Dangerous Marine Animals: That Bite, Sting, Shock, or Are Non-Edible

    Helpful information about less savory sea life you might encounter, recommended by cruisers.

    By Bruce W. Halstead

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0870334743/... Read More

  • Denmark, Germany: Cruising Guide to Germany and Denmark

    Covering the North Sea and Baltic coasts of Germany and Denmark, this guide is a companion to Brian Navin’s North Sea Passage Pilot and Cruising... Read More

  • Doctor On Board

    A Practical Guide to Medical Emergencies at Sea. Written specifically for the layman, this book shows the medical novice exactly how to tackle a wide... Read More

  • Dominican Republic: A Cruising Guide to the Dominican Republic 7.0

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • East Africa Pilot

    Complete handbook on the coast of East Africa between Kenya and Durban for both yachtsmen and diving enthusiasts.

    By Delwyn McPhun
    Publisher: Imray (1st edn 1998)
    DISCOUNTS available... Read More

  • East Asia: Cruising Japan to New Zealand

    Useful information on route via Japan's Southern Archipelago, the Taiwan Straits, Hong Kong, Macau, the Philippines, and Micronesia.

    By Tere Batham
    Publisher: Sheridan House (October 31, 2004)
    ISBN-13:... Read More

  • Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change

    A comprehensive examination of the world's weather, including an examination of climate change.

    A Complete Visual Guide, Pub. Jan 2011, See full details here.

     ... Read More

  • Essential Boat Electronics

    Electricity is vital on board most boats: to keep their systems running and to provide the crew with the services they expect. But, given the importance... Read More

  • Essential Knots

    A clear, step-by-step guide on how to tie many types of knots.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical

    ISBN 978 1 408 13276 0

    See more details here.

     

     ... Read More

  • Fiji: Moon Fiji

    Explore the colorful reefs, volcanic canyons, emerald rainforests, and unspoiled beaches of this sparkling archipelago with Moon Fiji. Inside you'll find:

    Flexible itineraries including four... Read More

  • First Aid at Sea

    This fully updated new edition of First Aid at Sea provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers:

    - Color coded thumb... Read More

  • Fishing for Dummies

    This 3rd edition of the top selling guidebook shows you everything you need to know about the necessary gear, where different kinds of fish hang... Read More

  • Florida, Caribbean: The Reef Set (Reef Fish, Reef Creature and Reef Coral)

    3 books in slipcase.

    Copies of: Reef Fish Identification: Florida, Caribbean & Bahamas ; (4th Edition); Reef Creature Identification: Florida, Caribbean & Bahamas (3rd Edition) and... Read More

  • France Atlantic: Bloc Marine Atlantique

    Updated annually, Bloc Marine gives invaluable tidal information for the west coast of France and particularly Brittany, where the tidal streams taken at the wrong... Read More

  • France, Spain: South Biscay – La Gironde to La Coruna

    This pilot covers the coasts of France and Spain from the Gironde to La Coruna in Galicia.

    Author Steve Pickard has produced new supplement for this... Read More

  • France, United Kingdom: Fearsome Passages

    An anthology of articles previously published in the yachting press. Each covers a channel or harbour entrance that is notorious for having difficult tide and... Read More

  • France: Canal du Midi- The Ultimate Guide

    This is a must-have compact travel guide to the Canal du Midi, a picturesque waterway in Southern France, popular for boating trips and holidays.

    This is... Read More

  • France: Cruising French Waterways

    AVAILABLE NOW IN KINDLE ONLY
    By: Hugh McKnight
    Publisher: Adlard Coles (1st Edition 2013)... Read More

  • France: French Inland Waterways

    Published by The Cruising Association... Read More

  • France: Inland Waterways of France

    The standard guide to the French canals and navigable rivers includes maps and distance tables for each waterway, giving the user a general view of... Read More

  • France: Secret Anchorages in Brittany

    Secret Anchorages of Brittany provides concise pilotage directions for practically all the natural anchorages along the Brittany coast, from the Bay of Mont St Michel... Read More

  • France: Through the French Canals (The Complete Planning Guide to Cruising the French Waterways)

    The revised new edition is the essential comprehensive planning guide for anyone wanting to cruise through the French waterways or take their boat from the... Read More

  • France: West France Cruising Companion

    A yachtsman's pilot and cruising guide from L'Aberwrac'h to the Spanish Border.

    Fully updated port information, charts and aerial photographs to help you navigate with safety... Read More

  • French for Cruisers

    This practical, easy-to-use guide provides the vocabulary and language skills necessary to cruise in French-speaking waters.

    Whether your boating plans include the Caribbean, French Polynesia, Mediterranean... Read More

  • French Polynesia – Tahiti: Moon Tahiti

    Since 1989, Moon Tahiti has been the leading travel guidebook to French Polynesia and this new edition incorporates the latest restaurant, resort, and transportation news.... Read More

  • Germany: Inland Waterways of Germany

    It is the only work to cover all the German waterways in detail in a single volume.

    By Barry Sheffield &C & J Best & R... Read More

  • Germany: Through the German Waterways

    A book on the 4,700 km of waterways in West Germany, describing castles, forests, vineyards and German industrial architecture. 24 routes are covered including the... Read More

  • Good Boat Stories

    Bob Silverman has owned six different ocean-going sailboats. He has sailed from the U.S. to the Caribbean, the Azores, the UK, the Mediterranean, and Brazil,... Read More

  • Greece, Turkey: East Aegean

    Rod Heikell's latest guide, East Aegean, covers Patmos, Kalimnos, Kos, Rhodes, and islands in between on the Greek side. On the Turkish side the ports... Read More

  • Greece, Turkey: The Aegean – A Sea Guide to its Coasts and Islands

    A sea guide to the mainland shores and islands of Greece and Turkey.

    By H. M. Denham
    Available from Amazon (5th Revised Edition May 1983)
    ISBN: 978 9719539800... Read More

  • Greece: Greek Waters Pilot

    See this review of a previous edition for full details.

    The Greek Waters Pilot is the definitive cruising guide to the coasts and islands of Greece.... Read More

  • Greece: Ionian

    Contains detailed information on many of the smaller harbors and anchorages which cannot be covered as comprehensively in Rod Heikell's major guide, Greek Waters Pilot.

    Corfu,... Read More

  • Green Ghost, Blue Ocean

    This will make you laugh out loud from the first chapter. Jennifer has written a refreshingly frank, nuts-and-bolts yet humorous and exciting account of a... Read More

  • Guam, Northern Marianas: Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands

    Guam, Rota, and Saipan are places known for their wide array of beautiful hard corals, variety of fish and other marine life and plethora of... Read More

  • Guam: Destiny’s Landfall: A History of Guam

    This abundantly illustrated and richly documented history provides a comprehensive look at one of the world's last colonies. Rogers evokes the dramatic but little-known saga... Read More

  • Guatemala – A Cruisers’ Guide to Rio Dulce (in English)

    Lilia Hartmann & Roberto Trapani (2nd edition: 2017). Published by "Il Frangente". Printed book € 27,00. Also available in Kindle via Amazon. All you need... Read More

  • Guatemala – A Cruisers’ Guide to Rio Dulce (in Italian)

    Lilia Hartmann & Roberto Trapani (1st edition: 2013)

    ISBN: 9788898023325, 20 Euros
    http://www.frangente.com/ilfrangente/3394-art-Guatemala_RIO_DULCE.htm#.UuJz07ctS2E.gmail... Read More

  • Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

    From understanding the differences between oceanic dolphins and whales to cataloging identifications, this will probably be one of the most frequently used guides on board.... Read More

  • Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, The Gambia: Cruising Guide to West Africa

    This guide covers the West African coast, off-lying islands and navigable rivers from Dakar in Senegal to Guinea-Bissau. In addition to the pilotage detail, it... Read More

  • Guinea-Bissau: Navigation Guide to West Africa and the Bissagos Islands

    A Cruising Guide to West Africa and the Bijangos Islands:

    Kleanthis and Conceicao sailed in the Bijangos archipelago of Guinea Bissau for 2 months in 2018... Read More

  • Guyana, Venezuela: Around The Next Bend

    Bernie and Yvonne Katchor have been adventuring and exploring for 44 years aboard their sailboats. 'Around the next Bend' is the beguiling story of their... Read More

  • Haiti: A Cruising Guide to Haiti

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2014 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Hawaii: Charlie’s Charts of the Hawaiian Islands

    A cruising guide with detailed sketch charts and information. Includes weather, piloting and routing considerations, customs, dangers, garbage disposal, and more.

    By Charles Wood updated by... Read More

  • Hawaii: Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands

    Bob and Carolyn Mehaffy spent over a year on their Hardin 45 ketch, Carricklee, researching all of the anchorages and harbors on all the inhabited... Read More

  • High Latitude Sailing: Self-sufficient sailing techniques for cold waters and winter seasons

    In recent years climate change has made these regions more accessible to small boats, and it is now possible to venture further afield in search... Read More

  • Homeschool Teacher: A practical guide to inspiring academic excellence

    Written after 12 years of homeschooling her 2 daughters onboard their yacht “Seal” while sailing from the US to Greenland, Europe, Antarctica, New Zealand, Japan... Read More

  • Honduras: Honduras and Bay Islands – A Mariners Guide

    The geography, natural resources, demographics and economy of Honduras and Its Bay Islands are addressed in this book. This cruising guide contains 55 GPS waypoints... Read More

  • Hostage – A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters

    The dramatic account of a British couple's kidnap by Somali pirates and their subsequent spell in captivity.

    By Paul & Rachel Chandler, See review by Jimmy... Read More

  • How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide

    This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Available on Amazon and most yachting book sellers.... Read More

  • How To Anchor Safely – So You Sleep Well!

    A useful and well-written ebook on anchoring techniques and related subjects.

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • How to Battle Seasickness: 100 Tips to Help You Get Your Sea Legs

    Michelle Segrest has experienced epic battles with seasickness while sailing the world on a 43-foot steel ketch with only a two-person crew. She has learned... Read More

  • How to Cope with Storms

    This book is packed with practical advice and clear diagrams on how to cope, survival tactics and also how to avoid storms.

    by Dietrich von Haeften,... Read More

  • How to Sail Around the World

    How to Sail Around the World: Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail

    A compendium of mature, time-tested sea wisdom from one of the world's most... Read More

  • How to Sail with Dogs

    By Michelle Segrest and Maik Ulmschneider

    Michelle and Maik have sailed more than 7000 nautical miles with two beagles on board their 43-foot steel ketch Seefalke,... Read More

  • Hunting the Hunters

    A riveting account from an ex-Dutch detective who gave up his job to join the fight against the Japanese whaling fleet.

    By: Laurens de Groot
    Published by:... Read More

  • Iceland, United Kingdom: Farewell Mr. Puffin (A small boat voyage to Iceland)

    With inspiring travel writing, social and maritime history, and good-humoured reflections on his sailing journey, Heiney brings us this delightful book - a love letter... Read More

  • Indian Ocean, Red Sea: African Ocean Blues

    A thumping read about a rarely explored coastline that grabs you from the first page. The potpourri of different peoples, smells, tastes and experiences that... Read More

  • Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia: Indian Ocean Cruising Guide

    Good passage planning book with good local detail too. First produced 1996, now in its 2nd edition. Available through all major nautical publishers.

    by Rod Heikell,... Read More

  • Indo-Pacific: Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification

    This second, updated and reorganized edition, includes 185 new species. Among other features, the new edition includes additional photographs, an identification key, and an up-to-date... Read More

  • Indonesia: Cruising Guide to Indonesia

    With 25 chapters and over 320 anchorages, Cruising Guide Indonesia covers everything the prudent navigator needs to safely cruise Indonesian waters and enjoy the largest... Read More

  • Instant Weather Forecasting

    A bestseller, invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities. Clear color photographs of cloud formations have accompanying explanatory text, enabling the reader to read the sky, pick... Read More

  • Instant Wind Forecasting

    By: Alan Watts

    Publisher: Adlard Coles (January 1, 2010), 3rd edition.

    See book review here.... Read More

  • Ireland, United Kingdom: Irish Sea Pilot

    This well-established pilot covers both sides of the Irish Sea from Milford Haven to Portpatrick and Rathlin Island to Carnsore Point.

    By David Rainsbury
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • Ireland: Cruising Ireland Companion Guide

    History, culture, scenery, geology, wildlife, economy, monuments and trivia of the coast of Ireland, by cruising sailors for cruising sailors.

    A companion to the ICC Sailing... Read More

  • Ireland: Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way

    Whether by sea or by land, Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way provides visitors to the west of Ireland with information about what to know before... Read More

  • Ireland: Sea Angling in Ireland

    Comprehensive guide to catching the biggest-and best-fish in Irish Waters.

    By John Rafferty
    Publisher: The Mercier Press Ltd (June 2007)
    ISBN 9781856355537... Read More

  • Jamaica: A Cruising Guide to Jamaica 2.0 – December 2015

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Jimmy Cornell 200,000 Miles – A Life of Adventure

    In the last 4 decades, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to Antarctica... Read More

  • Kids in the Cockpit

    This book, written by Jill Schinas in 2005, is based on 14 years of research and personal experience of sailing with children. Immensely practical and... Read More

  • Madagascar: Gone with the Wind in Madagascar – A Cruise to an Indian Ocean Paradise

    Set sail with Avril and Don on ‘Gone With The Wind’ to discover the exquisite and little-known paradise of Madagascar, lying some 300 miles off... Read More

  • Maldives: Dive Maldives: A Guide to the Maldives Archipelago

    This book gives divers an insight into the geography of the atolls, islands, reefs, resorts, and dive sites of the Maldives with 135 detailed maps.

    By... Read More

  • Maldives: Maldives Cruising Guide

    Provides a full range of sailing directions as well as anchorage locations, supported by detailed charts and aerial photos in full color. The itineraries section... Read More

  • Maldives: Marine Life of the Maldives

    A comprehensive marine life identification guide on the Maldives with over 1000 photographs.

    By Neville Coleman
    Published by Atoll Editions (2006)

    Buy on Amazon... Read More

  • Maldives: Sailing Through Paradise

    The main part of the guide deals with all the atolls in detail and is an invaluable resource for anyone planning a cruise through the... Read More

  • Marine VHF Radio Handbook

    A useful book covering all aspects of marine communication.

    By Laszlo Mercz,
    Published by Mercator Publishing (2010),

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • Marshall Islands: A Dream of Atolls

    A Dream of Atolls
    A Marshall Islands Portfolio

    The author, a writer-photographer who was born and raised in the Marshall Islands, offers A Dream of Atolls as... Read More

  • Martinique, Grenada: Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands: Martinique to Grenada

    This guide features detailed sketch charts based on the author's own surveys and aerial photos of most anchorages with clear and concise navigational information. Covers... Read More

  • Mediterranean – Spain: Costas del Azahar Dorada and Brava (Cabo de la Nao to the French Border)

    The only detailed pilot for the northern part of the Spanish Mediterranean coast running up to the border with France.

    By RCCPF / John Marchment -... Read More

  • Mediterranean – Spain: Costas del Sol and Blanca (Strait of Gibraltar to Denia)

    This is an important pilot for yachts coming to and from Northwest Europe and the Atlantic from the Balearic Islands and more distant parts of... Read More

  • Mediterranean – France: Mediterranean France and Corsica

    This is a comprehensive companion to the long coastline which ranges from Spain and the edge of the Pyrenees to the Alpes Maritimes and Italy.... Read More

  • Mediterranean Spain: Gibraltar to the French border

    The second edition covers the entire Mediterranean mainland coast of Spain from Gibraltar to the French border.

    It covers a varied cruising area that includes the... Read More

  • Mediterranean: 777 Harbours and Anchorages – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Albania

    777 contains detailed, up-to-date information on more than 1000 ports and anchorages, as well as the technical details which are of most interest to pleasure... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Adriatic Pilot – Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, East Coast of Italy, Albania

    Adriatic Pilot is the standard guide to Croatia and the neighboring countries of Slovenia, Montenegro, and Albania and now celebrates 20 years of publication. It... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Harbour Guide (Croatia, Montenegro and Slovenia)

    A Harbour Guide to Slovenia, Croatia, and Montenegro, which covers the coasts of those countries and their islands. Each harbor is presented on its own... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Mediterranean Almanac

    This is a very useful almanac covering all of the countries bordering the Mediterranean as well as the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands. It... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Southern Turkey, The Levant and Cyprus

    This book covers Southern Turkey (Anatolia) and through the Rhodes Channel to the Syrian Frontier, the Levant―Syria, Lebanon, Israel and then Cyprus.

    By H.M. Denham
    Publisher: W.... Read More

  • Mediterranean: The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

    This is the perfect guide for anyone cruising in the Mediterranean by Rod Heikell, the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing. Now on its 4th edition... Read More

  • Mediterranean: The Ionian Islands to the Anatolian Coast

    A sea guide to Corfu, S. Crete, Rhodes, Cyprus and South coast of Turkey.

    By H.M. Denham
    Available from Amazon (1st edn 1982)
    ISBN:978-0719539497... Read More

  • Mediterranean: Through France via the Inland Waterways

    This guide, produced by the European Inland Waterways Section (EIWS) of the Cruising Association, includes details of all the main access points to the waterways... Read More

  • Mexico: Charlie’s Charts of the Western Coast of Mexico

    It covers the marinas and anchorages from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, north in the Sea of Cortez to San Felipe, and south along... Read More

  • Mexico: Mexico Boating Guide

    Updated available for 2015 at Point Loma Publishing This nautical guidebook for cruising boaters covers both sides of Baja, the entire Sea of Cortez (expanded... Read More

  • Mexico: Pacific Mexico

    This is a comprehensive guide detailing the anchorages and harbors of the Pacific mainland coast. It contains in-depth coverage of the harbors and anchorages used... Read More

  • Mexico: The Sea of Cortez – A Cruiser’s Guide

    A comprehensive guide detailing the remote and pristine anchorages of the Baja peninsula and Mexican mainland within the Sea of Cortez. Important cruising information such... Read More

  • Mexico: Western Coast of Mexico including Baja

    This cruising guide for yachtsmen cruising Mexico's west coast has been a reliable source of information for 25 years. It provides information about safe anchorages,... Read More

  • Micronesia: Diving Micronesia (Aqua Quest Diving Series)

    By Eric Hanauer
    Publisher: Aqua Quest Publications (Oct 2001)
    ISBN-13: 978-1881652199... Read More

  • Micronesia: Moon Handbooks Micronesia

    This guide covers all four Pacific archipelagos: Guam; the Republics of Palau, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, and Nauru; the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, including... Read More

  • Mike Peytons Biography

    Mike Peyton is the world's most famous nautical cartoonist.

    by Dick Durham, See review here

     ... Read More

  • Modern Marine Weather

    Modern Marine Weather: From Time-honored Traditional Knowledge to the Latest Technology

    By David Burch
    Starpath School of Navigation
    Third Edition (2018)

    A comprehensive book on how to take... Read More

  • My Blu Quarantine

    My Blu Quarantine
    A 3 month Odyssey under sail in the midst of a Pandemic

    Sebastian Kummer’s task was straightforward: deliver “Blu”, a new catamaran from a... Read More

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

    Sailing Directions Enroute include detailed coastal and port approach information, supplementing the largest scale chart of the area. Each publication is subdivided into geographic regions,... Read More

  • Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook

    UPDATED TO INCLUDE NTM 18-20. Current edition of Navigation Rules & Regulations Inland and International colregs. This book meets USCG carriage requirements, REQUIRED on-board all... Read More

  • NE States & Canada: Down East Circle Route

    Covers the Hudson River, Erie Canal, E Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Bras d'Or Lakes.

    By Capt. Cheryl Barr
    Publisher: Yacht Pilot Publishing... Read More

  • Netherlands: Cruising Guide to the Netherlands

    This is regarded as the authoritative companion for anyone cruising the Netherlands using fixed mast routes. The guide is based on popular selected routes which... Read More

  • Netherlands: Inland Waterways of the Netherlands

    With 6,000km of navigable waterways, the Netherlands offers one of the most extensive yet compact cruising grounds in Europe. This book is a user's guide... Read More

  • New Zealand Cruising Guide – Central Area

    This guide covers the area from Cape Palliser to Farewell Spit with hand-drawn sketch charts with anchorage and marina information. Recommended New Zealand charts, hazards,... Read More

  • New Zealand, United Kingdom: Just Sea & Sky

    By Ben Pester, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (September 2010), See review at

    Read a review of the book here... Read More

  • New Zealand: Anchorages in the Hauraki Gulf

    By Paul Radley
    Publisher: David Ling Publishing Limited (30 Nov 1998)
    ISBN-13: 978-0908990573... Read More

  • New Zealand: Destination New Zealand – Blue Water Cruiser’s Guide to New Zealand’s Northern Waters

    4th ed. The bluewater cruiser's guide to New Zealand's northern waters. Covers all aspects of cruising this unique and beautiful coast between Tauranga and the... Read More

  • New Zealand: Hauraki Gulf Boating Atlas: Including the Mercury Islands, Mercury Bay and Great Barrier Island

    A guide for mariners and others to the foreshore, anchorages, and islands of the Hauraki Gulf, Mercury Islands, Mercury Bay, and Great Barrier Island. Included... Read More

  • New Zealand: The Fishing, Diving, Cruising Guide to the Bay of Islands

    By Steve Radich
    Publisher: Halcyon Press - Oct 2002
    ISBN 13: 9781877256240... Read More

  • New Zealand: The Northland Coast Boaties Atlas

    A chart-based Cruising Guide covering New Zealand's Northland Coast Including the Bay of Islands and the Three Kings Islands. Full-color reproductions of portions of official... Read More

  • New Zealand: William Owen’s Hauraki Gulf – A Fishing and Cruising Guide

    Information about anchorages and harbours for all the important islands throughout the Gulf and detail about seamanship, boat safety, and fishing. It also covers marinas... Read More

  • New Zealand: William Owen’s Northland coast: A fishing and cruising guide

    This is a fishing and cruising guide for the east coast of New Zealand. This is a New Edition and is in very good clean... Read More

  • New Zealand’s Northland Coast

    The guide covers in detail the harbours and coastline from Whangarei to Cape Reinga and the Three Kings Islands. The section for Whangarei covers the... Read More

  • Nigel Calder’s Cruising Handbook: A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

    The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat.

    By: Nigel Calder

    Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; 1st edition (May 28,... Read More

  • North Africa

    This edition now covers Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia including Gibraltar, Pantelleria, and the Pelagie Islands and Malta.

    By Hans van Rijn & Graham Hutt
    Publisher: Imray... Read More

  • North America – East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the New England Coast

    First published in 1936, the bible for Eastern sailors and powerboaters for more than half a century has been thoroughly overhauled and expertly refitted. For... Read More

  • North Sea Passage Pilotage

    This well-established guide to the East Coast of England from Great Yarmouth to Dover and corresponding continental coasts between Calais and Den Helder has undergone... Read More

  • Northern Europe: Baltic South West Pilot

    By Mark Brackenbury
    Publisher Stanford Marine
    ISBN 0540074144... Read More

  • Northern Europe: Sailing the Waterways of Russia’s North

    Sailing the Waterways of Russia's North
    By Irene Campbell-Grin
    Published by Self Publishing House - Fenhurst Books
    Available on Amazon

    A voyage few cruising boats endeavour to undertake and... Read More

  • Northern Europe: The Baltic Sea and Approaches

    This new edition incorporates substantial updates reflecting the changes happening in this area. It covers the nine countries bordering the Baltic Sea; Germany, Denmark, Sweden,... Read More

  • Northwest Europe: The Cruising Almanac

    CRUISING ALMANAC - NW EUROPE

    The Cruising Almanac has long been the perfect onboard companion for cruising sailors. Compiled annually by a team of Cruising Association... Read More

  • Norway

    This is a cruising guide to the mainland coast, fjords and islands of Norway, including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. The relatively benign sailing in the... Read More

  • Norway, Sweden: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 1 (General Cruising Information)

    A mariners complete guide to the coasts of Norway, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), and the west coast of Sweden.

    Everyone cruising the area covered by the guide will... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 2 (Swedish Border to Bergen)

    A guide for mariners from the Swedish border to and including Bergen. The volume 2 of this book is newly updated with 264 pages.

    2021 Update:... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 3 (Bergen to Bodø)

    A mariners guide to the west coast of Norway, from Bergen up to and including Bodø. It has 252 pages with up-to-date information to help... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 4 (Bodø to the Russian Border)

    The updated Volume 4 of this book has 254 pages that covers the west and north coasts of Norway, from Bodø to the Russian border,... Read More

  • Norway: Norwegian Cruising Guide- Vol. 5 (Svalbard and Jan Mayen)

    A mariners complete guide to the coasts of Norway, Svalbard (Spitsbergen), and Jan Mayen.

    Continuously updated since 1978. It has over 900 pages in five volumes... Read More

  • Norway: Sail to Svalbard

    Sail to Svalbard is the most comprehensive guide for everyone who dreams of sailing to Svalbard. It helps you prepare the boat and crew, guides... Read More

  • Occupation Circumnavigator

    This is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary person. Lars Hässler is a Swedish lawyer who gave up a well-paid job, turned his back on... Read More

  • Ocean Drifters – A secret world beneath the waves

    Dr. Richard Kirby, plankton scientist and an Associate Fellow of the Marine Biological Association perhaps better known to many blue water sailors as the organizer... Read More

  • Ocean Nomad

    The Complete Atlantic Sailing Crew Guide: How to Catch a Ride & Contribute to a healthier ocean. Noonsite users, use the coupon code NOONSITE to... Read More

  • Ocean Passages & Landfalls

    Cruising Routes of the world with passage planning information and information on key harbors. Intended for the potential circumnavigator with world routes superimposed on quarterly... Read More

  • Ocean Sailing

    A practical guide to long-distance ocean sailing covering the most important issues facing the aspiring ocean cruiser illustrated by passages from “those who have done... Read More

  • Open Water-Breaking Ice

    A Polar Circumnavigation: The story of Sir David Hempleman-Adams' full polar circumnavigation via the North East and North West Passages from east to west.

    Open Water,... Read More

  • Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    The riveting story of Ferdinand Magellan’s historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage.

    Prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life... Read More

  • Pacific Coast: Charlie’s Charts – U.S. Pacific Coast Seattle to San Diego

    16th Edition revision by Captain Holly Scott and Jo Russell. This cruising guide includes the Channel Islands and is a proven reference for safe navigation... Read More

  • Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods... Read More

  • Pacific Northwest & Alaska: Pacific Boating Almanac

    By Peter L. Griffes
    Publisher: Western Marine Enterprises (Nov 1995)
    ISBN-13: 978-0930030872... Read More

  • Pacific Northwest: Waggoner Cruising Guide

    The Waggoner Cruising Guide is often called "....the Bible for Northwest Cruising". Each year it is extensively updated to provide the latest information covering each... Read More

  • Pacific-South West Island: British Admiralty Pacific Islands Pilot Vol ll(The Central Groups)

    This covers the islands of the South-West Part of the Pacific Ocean including: Nouvelle-Calédonie and îles Loyauté Vanuata, Banks and Torres Islands, Santa Cruz Islands,... Read More

  • Pacific: All I wish I knew before setting sail

    A beginners' guide for short and long-distance cruising in the digital age. The author shares his experience of crossing the Pacific Ocean in an inexpensive, good... Read More

  • Pacific: Landfalls of Paradise (Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands)

    The fifth edition of this sailing standard includes updated charts and text reflecting changes in regulations and facilities for most countries and specific ports of... Read More

  • Pacific: Reef Creature Identification – Tropical Pacific

    A comprehensive field guide for identifying 1600 marine invertebrates from the tropical pacific with 2000 photographs and descriptive texts that focuses on mobile species, highlighting... Read More

  • Pacific: Reef Fish Identification – Tropical Pacific

    The book features more than 200 additional species, hundreds of improved photos, scientific name changes and range extensions. The popular field guide contains the most... Read More

  • Pacific: The Pacific Crossing Guide

    The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat and is relied upon by many thousands... Read More

  • Pacific: Torres Strait Passage Guide

    A navigational guide to routes through the Great Barrier Reef and the little known islands of the Torres Strait.

    By Ken Hellewell
    Publisher Cevennes Productions - Edition:... Read More

  • PADI Open Water Diver Manual with Table

    A good resource for any questions about diving.

    By: PADI

    Publisher: ‎PADI; Version 3.01 edition (January 1, 2015)... Read More

  • Palau: The Palau Guide

    This book provides an in-depth look at Palau for visitors by land and sea. The first half of the book delves into the culture and... Read More

  • Panama: Living in Panama

    Most authoritative day-to-day guide to life in Panama. Available in bookstores in Panama or online at www.livinginpanama.net

    By Sandra T. Snyder
    Publisher: TanToes, S.A.; 2nd edition (March... Read More

  • Panama: The Panama Cruising Guide

    Considered one of the best Guides covering Panama, this 5th Edition  (2014) is a comprehensive cruising guide for both the Panama Canal and San Blas... Read More

  • Panama: The Panama Guide

    Still the most comprehensive guide written about the extraordinarily beautiful waters of the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Panama. It contains vital information for planning... Read More

  • Peru: Lonely Planet Peru (Travel Guide)

    Available from Bluewater Books (enter coupon code NOON for discount)... Read More

  • Philippines: Combing the Coral Carpet

    The author has sailed 8000 miles around the Philippines, and spent 5 years researching this cruising guide. The upgraded 2nd edition is scheduled to be... Read More

  • Philippines: Cruising the Philippines

    Sue Woods has been a regular contributor to noonsite during her time in the Philippines and this is the compilation of her extended cruising in... Read More

  • Polynesia: Sea People (The Puzzle of Polynesia)

    This book is a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific,... Read More

  • Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

    This book gives the reader a detailed overview of all the systems currently in use, from GPS to AIS, and describes how each system works,... Read More

  • Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands: Yachtsman’s Guide to the Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico

    Editor - Meredith Helleberg Fields
    Publisher Tropic Isle Publishers Inc
    ISBN - 9780937379004... Read More

  • Puerto Rico: A Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico 2.0

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Puerto Rico: Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico (inc. the Spanish Virgin Islands)

    This book is perhaps the most comprehensive guide ever written covering Puerto Rico and the Spanish Virgin Islands. Its 50 full-color charts containing extremely accurate... Read More

  • Red Sea Pilot: Aden to Cyprus (Mediterranean pilots & charts)

    This fully revised 2nd ed. pilot covers the entire stretch of the Red Sea from Aden to Cyprus. Including ports and anchorages on the Red... Read More

  • Red Sea, Gulf of Aden: Admiralty Sailing Directions: Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot

    Published by UK Hydrographic Office (18th Edition 2015 )
    Available from www.bookharbour.com/books/admiralty/sailing-directions [BROKEN LINK]... Read More

  • Reeds 9-Language Handbook

    The pocket dictionary is centered around clear, color, annotated diagrams, such as parts of the rig and engine, in each nautical subject area, and makes... Read More

  • Reeds Skippers Handbook

    This concise little book (just 4in X 6in) is one of those handy aids to keep in the chart table. It is clearly laid out... Read More

  • Reeds VHF Handbook

    The Reeds VHF Handbook is an accessible, user friendly but comprehensive guide to marine VHF radio that helps users quickly get up to speed with... Read More

  • Reeds Weather Handbook

    This pocket-sized guide will equip sailors with the knowledge to read and predict the weather.

    Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to and whether... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Engine

    This useful guide includes a detailed discussion on whether to rebuild or replace an engine, a step by step guide (including estimated time for each... Read More

  • Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

    Being suitable for both motorboats and yachts, this highly practical manual is an invaluable guide to getting glitches fixed and upgrades completed quickly, easily and... Read More

  • Retreat Sailing

    “Retreat Sailing” is a dedication to the all-encompassing benefits that an individual can attain simply by sailing. For beginners who are new to sailing and... Read More

  • Romania, Ukraine: The Danube Delta

    This is the only up-to-date, detailed boating guide that covers the Danube Delta and it's channels in Romania and the Ukraine.

    The Delta is divided into... Read More

  • Russia: Sailing Through Russia – From The Arctic to the Black Sea

    This is the story of their journey down the inland waterways through Russia from Norway to the Black Sea in 2013. The first foreign-flagged boat... Read More

  • Sail Away: How to escape the rat race and live the dream

    Written by a yachting journalist who has sailed away for 8 years, together with the contributions of 100 other blue-water cruisers. There is a practical... Read More

  • Sail Trim – Theory and Prectice

    Sail trim is the art of setting sails in response to the varying conditions. This book demonstrates the skill of good sail trim with the... Read More

  • Sailboat Maintenance Manual

    More than 2,500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure. Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel... Read More

  • Sailing Grace

    The story of one man's determination to beat the odds having been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition.

    By John Otterbacher, Published by Samadhi Press, See details... Read More

  • Sailing in Paradise

    This practical little book provides all the details required if planning a charter holiday anywhere in the world.

    By: Rod Heikell

    See review here.

     ... Read More

  • Sailing Strategy (Wind and Current)

    Previously long out of print, it is considered the best book ever written on the subject, and presents in detail techniques which are still completely... Read More

  • Sailing Through Life

    From Finland to the Mediterranean - the unshakeable bond between human spirits.

    By: Barb Radu Sprenger

    See review here

     ... Read More

  • Sea Fishing

    Expert tips and techniques for yachtsmen, motorboaters and sea anglers. There’s nothing better than freshly caught fish for supper – and with this book to... Read More

  • Seabirds of the World

    A great reference illustrating photographically more than 321 species of seabirds in the world, that will help you ID many of your sightings.

    By Peter Harrison

     ... Read More

  • Seamanship 2.0: Everything you need to know to get yourself out of trouble at sea

    This book covers all the basics, with handy fact boxes to highlight especially important information, the authors have lent a modern, real-world approach to the... Read More

  • Seashells of the World (Golden Guide)

    Collecting shells while beachcombing is one of the simple pleasures of the cruising life. This book will help you understand the life cycle of shells... Read More

  • Self-Sufficient Sailor

    Self Sufficient Sailor 3rd edition

    This fully revised and expanded version published November 2019 by authors Lin and Larry Pardey was updated by Lin following 2... Read More

  • Sell Up & Sail

    The authors have covered a lot of miles in their life and their personal experience forms the core of their book.

    By Bill and Laurel Cooper,... Read More

  • Sell Up and Cruise the Inland Waterways

    Bill and Laurel Cooper are the experts on living afloat. They offer much advice on how to get the most out of the inland cruising... Read More

  • Seychelles Nautical Pilot

    Covering the archipelago of Seychelles this guide contains descriptions of ports and moorings on the following Islands, including coloured chartlets and colour photographs. Mahe, Silhouette,... Read More

  • Solitaire Spirit

    The remarkable story of a novice sailor who built himself a boat and went on complete 3 solo circumnavigations. Finally sailing back into Lymington, U.K.... Read More

  • South Africa Nautical Almanac

    New aerial photographs from Lambetts Bay to Plettenburg Bay and fully revised text. Boating services directories. The only complete book for navigating the coasts of... Read More

  • South America: A Cruising Guide to French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana

    A useful free guide (2017) to this little-visited part of South America which lies outside the hurricane zone. Giving cruisers an opportunity to experience pristine... Read More

  • South America: Havens & Anchorages

    The companion to the South Atlantic Circuit covers the smaller and less well-known havens and anchorages between the major stops of South Africa (Brazil, Uruguay,... Read More

  • South Atlantic Circuit

    A comprehensive reference to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, and the South Atlantic Islands, South Africa and Namibia.

    By Tom Morgan, ISBN: 9789541900338... Read More

  • South East Asia Pilot

    A guide encompassing approximately 600,000 square miles of some of the best cruising grounds in the world.

    Seven countries are included: Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam,... Read More

  • South Pacific Anchorages

    Details of harbors and anchorages in the pacific south of the equator between New Guinea and South America.

    By Warwick Clay
    Publisher: Imray (2nd edition (January 1,... Read More

  • South Pacific Handbook

    Moon Handbooks South Pacific provides in-depth coverage of outdoor recreation, with specifics on swimming, diving, yachting, kayaking, biking, hiking, camping, climbing, caving, and horseback riding.... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: All The Colours of Polynesia

    Join the author on a three year voyage through the islands of French Polynesia, discovering some of the most interesting places, people and wildlife of the... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: Charlie’s Charts of Polynesia

    This updated edition contains a number of full-color photographs to give a strong impression of the beauty and interest of the area as well as... Read More

  • South Pacific Islands: Pacific Odyssey

    An interesting view of real-life on various remote Pacific Islands.

    By Gwenda Cornell Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (July 2012), ISBN 9781408173855, See review at

    See review... Read More

  • South Pacific, Europe, Americas: Downwind Around Australia & Africa Yacht Pilot

    Provides sailing directions from the South Pacific to Europe and Americas on the downwind route in one volume including weather information and route planning information.... Read More

  • South Pacific, South East Asia: Australian Cruising Guide

    This book is an essential guide for planning a cruise not only of Australia but its associated cruising areas of the South Pacific, The Philippines,... Read More

  • South Pacific: Sailing Adventures in Paradise

    Somewhere between the Galapagos Islands en route to the Marqesas Group in the darkest of nights, at approximately six degrees south of the equator a... Read More

  • South Pacific: The Islands Time Forgot

    Exploring the South Pacific under sail. Fifty-five islands, nineteen countries, seventeen thousand miles, and one amazing adventure.

    By Graham Morse, See review here

     ... Read More

  • South Pacific: Tonga- Samoa Handbook

    David Stanley presents legends about demigods and directions to undersea caves and canyons in Tonga, as well as the history of tattooing rituals and budget... Read More

  • Southeast Asia Cruising Guide Volume II

    Covers Indonesia, East Timor, Singapore, West Thailand, Papua New Guinea. This edition concentrates on the most frequented routes and includes the most popular stops. There... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: Cruising Guide to Southeast Asia Vol. 2

    Provides sailing directions supported by detailed black and white sketch charts and harbour plans. Climate and weather are discussed at length and there is a... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: Cruising Guide To Southeast Asia Volume I

    This guide is now succeeded by the first edition of South China Sea (2019).

    For more details, see here.

    Cruising guide covering South China Sea, detailing Hong Kong... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: South China Sea

    This beautifully illustrated cruising guide published late 2019 covers Singapore to Hong Kong via the Gulf of Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines with expanded... Read More

  • Southeast Asia: The Cruising Almanac 2005

    By Joanna Greenfield
    Published by Cross Time Matrix Sdn Bhd (Dec 2004)
    ISBN 13 9789833214006... Read More

  • Spain: Cruising Galicia (The Rias and Harbours of North West Spain from Ribadeo to A Guarda)

    Compiled after several seasons cruising in the area, however, the RCCPF Atlantic Spain & Portugal guide is more up to date.

    By Carlos Rojas and Robert... Read More

  • Spain: Islas Baleares

    This is the only fully comprehensive pilot guide in English to Spain's Balearic Islands covering Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca, Cabrera, and Menorca.

    Published by the RCCPF.

    A 2nd... Read More

  • Spanish for Cruisers

    The new edition of this extremely useful guide has a host of new features that will make life even easier for sailors visiting Spanish speaking... Read More

  • Sport Fish of The Pacific

    A must-have reference book for any angler who fishes the waters of the Pacific. Detailed color illustrations, common and scientific names, food values, average and... Read More

  • Storing Food Without Refrigeration

    With a little planning and foresight, refrigeration is absolutely not necessary. In this book, the author discusses how to store food and make delicious meals... Read More

  • Storm Tactics Handbook

    Storm Tactics Handbook: Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions

    The fear of storms has kept many otherwise competent sailors from venturing into the... Read More

  • Stress-Free Mooring: For Sail and Power

    Stress-Free Mooring is a quick-access, extremely visual on-board practical guide to how to approach mooring and berthing situations in a yacht or motorboat - with step-by-step photographic... Read More

  • Stress-free Motorboating

    Profusely illustrated with color step-by-step photographs (and links to videos), Stress-Free Motorboating tackles and teaches the most common boating situations, including getting out of (and then back... Read More

  • Stress-free Navigation: Electronic and Traditional

    The book covers the basic introductory elements clearly and simply for novices, and progresses through more advanced techniques for experienced navigators, so that there is... Read More

  • Stress-Free Sailing: Single and Short-handed Techniques

    Now in its second edition, this indispensable guide takes the stress out of sailing with step by step photographic instructions on how to perform essential... Read More

  • Stunning Digital Photography

    In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and... Read More

  • Suriname: Pleasant Suriname (A Cruising Guide to Dutch Guyana)

    by John Hoedemakers and Jolanda Geerdink
    Published by "Sail Adventures" (1st Edn Dec. 2012)
    ISBN 978-90-811890-5-7

    See a review here... Read More

  • Surviving the Storm: Coastal and Offshore Tactics

    Steve Dashew has produced a really useful addition to the blue water cruising library with a comprehensive and gripping book about storm preparation, gear, and... Read More

  • Sweden: Arholma – Landsort and Gotland

    The English edition of the Swedish pilot covering the Stockholm archipelago and the island of Gotland. Full coverage of harbours and anchorages with navigational detail,... Read More

  • The Beaufort Scale Cookbook

    There is no problem in cooking on a boat when the weather is fine and the sea smooth. It is a different ball-game when the... Read More

  • The Boat Cookbook: Real Food for Hungry Sailors

    For anyone with a tiny galley kitchen, there's good news: no more bland leftovers aboard. These delicious and easy recipes, all made with minimum fuss... Read More

  • The Boat Galley Cookbook

    800+ recipes made from readily-obtainable ingredients with hand utensils, including numerous choices to suit every taste: not just one cake but 20, 16 ways to... Read More

  • The Boatyard Book

    The Boatyard Book is a practical, comprehensive reference manual that provides sensible, accessible advice for boatowners on planning and carrying out annual maintenance, repairs, upgrades and... Read More

  • The Boy Behind the Gate

    The story of how a dream of a circumnavigation become a 6-year odyssey of adventure.

    By Larry Jacobson, See review here

     ... Read More

  • The Capable Cruiser

    The Capable Cruiser by Lyn and Larry Pardey, was expanded and revised in 2010.

    Carrying on from their book The Self-Sufficient Sailor, this book gives more emphasis... Read More

  • The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew, 4th Edition

    The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
    By Lin and Larry Pardey

    Despite the title, this is hardly a cookbook; rather it s a primer on successful... Read More

  • The Complete Anchoring Handbook

    This well-written and excellently illustrated book cover all aspects of anchors and anchoring, including windlasses.

    By Alain Poiraud, Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt, Published by International Marine... Read More

  • The Complete Sailor

    The Complete Sailor: Learning the Art of Sailing

    This is not just an instructional book - it's an insight into a sailor's approach to the sea,... Read More

  • The Crash Test Boat

    How Yachting Monthly magazine took a 40ft boat through 8 disaster scenarios.

    Edited by Paul Gelder, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2013), See the report... Read More

  • The Cruiser’s Handbook of Fishing

    A guide to catching and cooking fish from the decks of a cruising boat. It gives you what you need to know about catching fish... Read More

  • The Five Year Voyage: Exploring Latin American Coasts and Rivers

    An impressive small boat voyage and true story. Stephen Ladd and partner Ginny adapt a 2 masted trailer sailor that draws only 9 inches for... Read More

  • The Grab Bag Book: Your Ultimate Guide to Liferaft Survival

    The Grab Bag Book: Your Ultimate Guide to Liferaft Survival

    The essentials for the perfect workable grab bag. This book is categorized for coastal or offshore... Read More

  • The Icom M802 Radio Manual For Idi-Yachts

    A guide for installing and using the Icom M802 SSB/HAM DSC radio.

    by Captain Marti Brown, See details here

     ... Read More

  • The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages

    An invaluable book for anyone sailing outside their native country.

    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (January 2014),

    See more details here

     ... Read More

  • The International Certificate of Competence

    This concise little book covers all that is required for both the theory and the practical tests for an ICC for Europe. It includes a... Read More

  • The Narrow Sea: Barrier, Bridge and Gateway to the World – The History of the English Channel

    A readable, short history of the English Channel.

    By Peter Unwin
    Publisher: Headline Book Publishing; illustrated edition 2004
    ISBN 9780747244523... Read More

  • The Paddleboard Bible: The complete guide to stand-up paddleboarding

    Having a paddleboard (or two) on board is not only great fun for those windless days at anchor, but also excellent exercise, an alternative way... Read More

  • The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal

    The National Book Award-winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was... Read More

  • The Practical Skywatcher’s Handbook

    This substantial soft-backed book will be an invaluable help to all sailors wishing to be able to find their way around the night sky as... Read More

  • The Scuba Diving Handbook

    This book covers diving from the very beginning of diving through to the latest techniques of scuba diving.

    By John Bantin, Published by Adlard Coles Nautical,... Read More

  • The Shetland Sea Murders

    While onboard her last chartered sailing trip of the season, Cass Lynch is awoken in the middle of the night by a Mayday call to... Read More

  • The Splicing Handbook

    The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need.

    See more details here

     ... Read More

  • The Trade Wind Foodie: Good Food, Cooking and Sailing Around the World

    The title of Rod Heikell’s latest writing only hints at this book’s content and coverage. Five years ago the author and his wife, Lu, set... Read More

  • The Ultimate Survival Manual

    Your Go-To Guide For Surviving Anything!

    By Rich Johnson,
    Published by Bloomsbury Publishing (March 2013),

    See more details here

     ... Read More

  • The Voyage: A Novel

    In the tradition of great seafaring adventures, The Voyage is an intricately plotted, superbly detailed, and gripping story of adventure and courage. Pulitzer Prize-winning author... Read More

  • The Voyager’s Handbook: The Essential Guide to Blue Water Cruising

    This exquisitely detailed guide helps you master the skills you’ll need to handle a boat at sea with a small crew, including weather forecasting, passage... Read More

  • The World Is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean’s Are One

    A Silent Spring for our era, this eloquent, urgent, fascinating book reveals how just 50 years of swift and dangerous oceanic change threatens the very... Read More

  • Tonga: Cruising Guide to the Vavau Island Group in the Kingdom of Tonga

    By The Moorings
    Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd; Pap/Map edition (Dec 1996)
    ISBN-13: 978-0944428177... Read More

  • Tonga: Ken’s Comprehensive Cruising Guide for the United Kingdom of Tonga

    Complete cruising guide for the Kingdom of Tonga. Made by a cruiser for cruisers, it features lay-flat binding, logically arranged charts and information including waypoints... Read More

  • Tricks of The Trades

    This book widens scope 'Gentleman's Guide to Passages South' and handles questions of health, thieves, con artists, corrupt officials, equipment, brokers, outfitters and more. It... Read More

  • Trinidad and Tobago: A Yachtsman’s Guide to Trinidad 3.0

    This guide was produced by Frank Virgintino in 2012 and originally was available to download for free from the freecruisingguide.com website.

    This website is no longer... Read More

  • Trinidad and Tobago: The Cruising Guide to Trinidad

    A Cruising Guide to Trinidad and Tobago covering this lovely Caribbean cruising region. Its 29 full-color charts containing extremely accurate data are based on independent... Read More

  • Turkey Cruising Companion

    Covering the Ionian, Carian, West and East Lycian Coasts, the Turkey Cruising Companion is the essential pilot guide for anyone cruising the area.

    A Yachtsman's Pilot... Read More

  • Turkey: The Western Shores of Turkey

    This book is the distillation of a succession of journeys that John Freely made along this coast - an odyssey spanning a quarter of a... Read More

  • Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic: The Turks and Caicos Guide

    This is the original in-depth cruising guide to the Turks and Caicos region. It includes key harbours on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic.... Read More

  • Turks and Caicos: Turks Islands Landfall – A History of the Turks & Caicos Islands

    By Herbert E. Sadler
    1997 Edition Editors: Marjorie Sadler, Karen Collins
    ISBN 976-8138-62-9... Read More

  • U.K. and Ireland Circumnavigator’s Guide

    A valuable guide for anyone planning all or part of such a cruise.

    For more details, see here.

    By Sam Steel
    Published by Adlard Coles Nautical (March 2011,... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Northern Ireland – Scotland: CCC Sailing Directions and Anchorages – Firth of Clyde

    This volume covers the Firth of Clyde and extends beyond its titled area to the coast of Northern Ireland (Rathlin Island to Belfast Lough) and... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: CCC Sailing Directions – Ardnamurchan to Cape Wrath

    This guide covers the north section of the West Coast of Scotland from Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath, including the whole of Skye and the... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: CCC Sailing Directions and Anchorages – Outer Hebrides

    Coverage begins in Barra Head and stretches northeast to East Lewis and west to the exposed Atlantic coast and the remote islands of the St... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Hidden Harbours of Southwest Scotland

    This is a lively tour of small and infrequently visited harbours on the stunning Scottish coast and its nearby islands, starting from Port Logan in... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Hidden Harbours of the Northwest

    This volume covers Northwest England and Southwest Scotland. Starting from the Dee Estuary and finishing in the remote Rhins of Galloway, over 40 historic and... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Kintyre to Ardnamuchan – Sailing Directions & Anchorages

    The last of the Clyde Cruising Club's Sailing Directions to be published under the Imray imprint.
    The best pilotage that is available for the west of... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Scotland: Lochs and Lights: The West Coast of Mainland Scotland

    This addition to the range covers the mainland part of the West Coast of Scotland, from the estuaries of Galloway on the Solway Firth, northwards... Read More

  • United Kingdom – Wales: Hidden Harbours of Wales

    This is a tour of small and infrequently visited harbours on the Welsh coast, starting from Lydney on the River Severn and finishing a world... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Ireland: South and West Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

    Edited by Norman Kean ICC
    Publisher: Irish Cruising Club, 15th Edition, 2020... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: Cruising Scotland

    This pilot covers the Scottish west coast from the Clyde to Cape Wrath and all the outlying islands.

    By Mike Balmforth and Edward Mason
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: Scottish West Coast Pilot: Troon to Ullapool and the Inner Hebrides

    By Mark Brackenbury
    Publisher: Stanford Maritime; 1986 edition
    ISBN-13: 978-0540071951... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: Shetland Islands Pilot

    The Shetland Islands offer a fascinating cruising ground. There are numerous beautiful, if sometimes rugged anchorages, many harbors, and several marinas. Natural scenery and the... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: The Yachtman’s Pilot to Skye and Northwest Scotland

    This pilot covers the most remote areas of the west coast of Scotland between Ardnamurchan Point and Cape Wrath and the Island of Skye.

    By Martin... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Scotland: The Yachtsmans Pilot: Clyde to Colonsay

    This guide to the West Coast of Scotland combines clear plans with photographs and charts to provide all the pilotage information required for exploring this... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Wales: Cruising Anglesey and Ajoining Waters

    It is the definitive pilot to Anglesey and the Menai Strait, an area that provides fine cruising and wonderful anchorages.

    By Ralph Morris
    Published by Imray (9th... Read More

  • United Kingdom- Wales: Sea Guide to Pembrokeshire

    A comprehensive guide to Pembrokeshire's coastal waters. Fully illustrated in colour with plans and photographs.

    by Tom Bennett
    Published by Imray  (2nd edition 2006 / updates 2016)
    DISCOUNTS... Read More

  • United Kingdom, Ireland: Cruising Cork and Kerry

    This guide to a beautiful part of Ireland provides background information that is not found in the traditional pilots and almanacs.

    By Graham Swanson
    Published by Imray... Read More

  • United Kingdom, Ireland: East and North Coasts of Ireland Sailing Directions

    Covers from Kilmore Quay north to Fair Head and west to Bloody Foreland, by way of Dublin, Carlingford and Strangford Loughs, Belfast Lough, Rathlin Island,... Read More

  • United Kingdom, Ireland: PBO’s Sailing Around the UK and Ireland

    Publisher Adlard Coles 2nd Edition, 15th July 2011
    Price: £22.00
    DISCOUNTS available through Imray and Bluewater Books (see details and links above)
    See Review here... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Bristol Channel and Severn Cruising Guide

    This guide covers nearly every creek, pill, river, and harbour from Milford Haven to St Ives via Lydney and Bristol, including the fixed-mast canal route... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Crossing The Thames Estuary

    A useful set of tables enabling navigators to select the best routes according to the tides for crossing the Thames Estuary and fully explore the... Read More

  • United Kingdom: East Coast Pilot

    The most popular pilot book for the creeks, harbours, and rivers between Great Yarmouth and Ramsgate.

    By Jarman, Holness, Cooper
    Published by Imray (4th Edition 2015)
    DISCOUNTS available... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Hidden Harbours of Southwest Britain

    A tour of over 30 minor harbours around the coasts of southwest Britain from Lyme Bay to the River Severn. Illustrated with evocative colour photography.

    By... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Isles of Scilly

    The long-awaited new edition of this comprehensive guide to the Isles of Scilly has been completely revised and updated. Throughout there are new photos including... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Maritime Britain: A Celebration of Britain’s Maritime Heritage

    Organized by geographical area, this is an interesting brief history of maritime villages, towns, and cities with descriptions of the coastal museums, historic ships, lifeboats... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Old Man Sailing

    Old Man Sailing: Some dreams take a lifetime

    When COVID-19 struck the UK, the government advised the over-70’s to “shield” while the country went into Lockdown.... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Rites of Passage

    Rites of Passage
    Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation 
    A Companion to the Yachting Monthly Series

    For anyone exploring the UK or UK sailors looking for challenging routes from... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Solent Cruising Companion

    The Solent is the spiritual home of sailing and one of Britain’s most popular sailing spots, offering a varied and interesting cruising ground.

    In this fully... Read More

  • United Kingdom: The West Country

    It provides essential sailing directions and detailed listings of facilities together with a wealth of information for those wishing to learn about the West Country... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Tidal Havens of the Wash and Humber

    A long-established guide to the nooks and crannies of this fascinating corner of the North Sea. It covers the flat coasts of Norfolk, Lincolnshire, and... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Treasured Islands (The explorer’s guide to over 200 of the most beautiful and intriguing islands around Britain)

    Illustrated with beautiful colour photography, the text ensures you won't miss out on must-see attractions, wildlife and natural features, local food specialties, sporting activities, best... Read More

  • United Kingdom: West Country Cruising Companion

    Mark Fishwick's sailing guide to the coastline of Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly combines a skilful blend of pilotage and cruising information,... Read More

  • United Kingdom: Where Land Meets Sea

    Essentially a book exploring the East Coast in pictures. An ideal companion book to the East Coast Pilot.

    by Derek Bowskill.
    Published by Imray (1st edn 2008)
    DISCOUNTS... Read More

  • US, Washington State: Salish Sea Pilot Guides

    Lynne Picard and her husband Jim Burgoyne started the Salish Sea Pilot Guides in 2011 after sailing home from Southeast Asia. The guides are now... Read More

  • USA – East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake

    By Abraham Stone and Hart
    Publisher: Putnam (March 22, 1989)
    ISBN-13: 978-0399150036... Read More

  • USA – East Coast: A Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast

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    The only cruising guide devoted exclusively to South Carolina and Georgia, this book covers almost every body of water along the coast as far inland... Read More

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    Famous cruising couple Tom and Nancy Zydler have completely charted and described the complex Georgia coast in this new guide book. Filled with detailed information,... Read More

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    Publisher: Great Outdoors Pub Co; 12 edition (October 2003)
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    Hailed by sailors as the standard and best guide on the subject. In this updated third edition, the reader will find firsthand information on water... Read More

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    Covers Florida from its northern border near Fernandina Beach to Miami. Full page aerial photo on the right-hand page shows harbor entrances and marinas. Left-hand... Read More

  • USA – Florida: Florida Keys and Everglades Cruising Guide

    Comprehensive guide to this popular cruising area, 256 pages, 129 photos, 56 sketch charts, street maps, GPS waypoints and course lines to aid in navigation,... Read More

  • USA – Florida: Florida Keys Ports of Call & Anchorages

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    This completely updated cruising guide covers the waters that stretch from Apalachicola, Florida, to Grand Isle, Louisiana. For the first time, this edition includes additional... Read More

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    Exceptionally detailed index to ICW ports and features, a wealth of information about shore facilities, including locations by statute mile markers, and some sound advice... Read More

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    The book charts the journey of the author and her family... Read More

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    A... Read More

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    This is a comprehensive manual that offers valuable help to pet owners whatever their mode of travel.

    By David LaVigne

    See review here.

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    Yet another essential book for anyone planning a world cruise.

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    See review here.

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