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Yachting Books & Charts

Navigation, Pilotage & Cruising Guides

Navigation, Pilotage & Cruising Books 

Books to help you navigate your yacht or boat whilst cruising, racing or crossing the atlantic. Captain Watts carries  cruising almanacs, channel almanacs and the infamous Reeds Nautical Almanacs. For those cruising outside home waters a series of cruising Imray pilot books and cruising companions including the Channel Islands, West Country and France are a must. If you are considering cruising i ...

Seamanship, Sailing Tuition & RYA Books

Seamanship, Sailing, Tuition & RYA Books


A book is not the only way to learn sailing and semanship skills but it is a good starting point. Training books from  yachtmaster theory to RYA level 2 dinghy sailing logbooks. Taking things further every sailor needs to refresh their minds on weather and meteorology as well as keep on hand handy guides for extra reference when at sea. 

If you want to brush up on your dinghy racing te ...

Paper & Electronic Charts

Paper and Electronic Charts For Marine Navigation


Imray and Admiralty charts for sailors and yachtsmen to navigate around the coast of the UK and Europe. Individual charts and portfolio of charts to cover cruising grounds, longer passages and weekends afloats. From The Solent, east or west coast to the channel islands there is an Imray or Admiralty chart for your cruising area.

Be sure to check the area covered by the chart you ...

Maintenance Guides

When doing upgrades, repairs or simply annual maintenance on your boat or yacht having the benefit of a manual or guide for anything from marine electronics or engine maintenance to steam bending for wooden boats makes life a lot easier. 

Our library of books and manuals for yacht and motor boat owners has been selected to help you maintain your boat and hardware yourself. Engines are a big part, with guides on diesel and outboard repai ...

Nautical Books

Nautical Fiction & Non Fiction Books

From the danger story of a trans atlantic adventure or intrigue and mystery there is a novel, biography or auto biography that will interest you. Leading sailing authors offer you captivating novels, perfect for relaxing on the deck, beach or to read on the plane.

Prefer to read about the great sailing explorers and true stories grab a book about everything from the Fastnet to historical sailing ...

Black Fish Black Fish
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Sea Fishing Sea Fishing
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The Iron Hotel The Iron Hotel
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