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.
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2015 has been a great year for new books that look at maritime history, the age of sail, exploration and discovery. This blog will look at a trio of new books on that subject which would be great additions to the library of anybody interested in those subjects. Franklin’s Lost Ship John Geiger In 2014, […]
As we come into the Fall, and as boats come out of the water, peak reading season has arrived. In this blog, we’re going to look at some of the new books that we’ve received in the past few months and that we feel are excellent additions to your library, at home or aboard. First […]
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