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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The Nautical Mind Will be at the Toronto International Boat Show, January 12-21st. Booth G545 Meet the Boat Show Reading Series Authors: Pamela Bendall, author What Was I Thinking? Adventures of a Woman Sailing Solo Saturday 10th, Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th, Janet Peters, author The Reluctant […]
Thank you to Yves Gélinas for this guest post. His new book, Jean-du-Sud and the Magick Byrd, is a translation of the memoir relating his circumnavigation. After a few cruises between Québec and the West Indies, then a sail to Europe, I felt the need for a long voyage around the Great Capes, alone aboard […]
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