Welcome to The Nautical Mind Bookstore
An independent bookstore and chart agency, The Nautical Mind has been delivering personal and professional service from our storefront in Toronto Harbour since 1980, and from nauticalmind.com since 1995. Our clients range from dinghy sailors on Georgian Bay to cargo vessel captains in Hong Kong, while our staff includes seasoned tug, tall ship, and yacht crew. The selection of marine books and charts we carry is unmatched — if you need any information on ships or the sea, we’ll send it your way—quickly, reliably, seven days a week.
Search over 6,000 Nautical Books, Charts, and Guides
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For Professional Mariners
IAMSAR Manual Vol. III: Mobile FacilitiesCAD $121.95 – CAD $151.95 Choose Version
International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers & Terminals (ISGOTT)CAD $699.95 – CAD $799.95 Choose Version
List V – List of Ship Stations, Maritime and Mobile Service Identity Assignments 2020CAD $689.95 Add to cart
Safety and Health at Sea: A Practical Manual for SeafarersSale!
CAD $176.95Add to cart
For “Leisure” Sailors
Essential Canadian Charts
* A brief note on Canadian charts.
News & blog
Jennifer M Smith, author of Green Ghost, Blue Ocean writes: When we wintered in the Bahamas we began crossing paths with “Loopers”, folks on boats who’d set out to complete The Great Loop, that system of continuous waterways that includes the American Atlantic and Gulf Intracoastal routes (ICW), the Great Lakes, and the Mississippi or […]
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) had stopped publishing hard copies of books due to the Covid. They’ve started back up again, so if you require IMO texts please order-away. We received the following email: Dear Resellers, From today, Monday, 15 June 2020, IMO is implementing a phased return to work at IMO Headquarters, commencing […]
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