At Bookharbour we sell an extensive range of cruising guides, pilot books, nautical books, both paper charts and digital charts, navigation chartwork instruments, clocks and barometers from Weems Plath, marine sextants, Steiner binoculars, marine DVDs, courtesy flags and ensigns and marine software.

We cater for first time boat buyers, owners of boats of all types & sizes and those who enjoy all types of other water sports. We have products to suit both coastal and ocean racing or cruising and inland waterways. We have a suitable range of products for all participating in RYA courses such as Yachtmaster, Day Skipper, Competent Crew, Motor Boating and Power Boating courses. As well as worldwide pilotage including Imray pilots, our worldwide coverage of nautical charts includes Imray, UK Hydrographic Office and NV charts. Also available are digital charts and software from C-Map, Navionics, Garmin, Imray and Seapro.

We stock marine publications from all the well known marine publishers such as ADMIRALTY, Imray, Adlard Coles, Fernhurst Books, McGraw-Hill incorporating International Marine, Seafarer Books, RYA Publications. This includes titles from well known marine authors such as Tom Cunliffe, Sam Llewellyn & Duncan Wells.

Bookharbour is part of Stanfords, the UK’s leading specialist retailer of maps, travel books and other travel accessories, having been established in 1853 by Edward Stanford.

Stanfords has been an essential first port of call for adventure and armchair travellers alike for more than a century. Their roll-call of customers past and present includes such famous names as Amy Johnson, David Livingstone, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Florence Nightingale, Ranulph Fiennes, Bill Bryson, Michael Palin, and even Sherlock Holmes.