Whether you're new to sailing or an old sea dog, our excellent range of Books & Quick Reference contain something for everyone.
Almanacs For Sale
We stock the latest Reeds Almanacs that are trusted by thousands of yachtsmen and motorboaters across the UK and beyond. These annual publications feature a wide range of information including navigation tips, pilotage, mayday and distress procedures, weather forecast information and much more - presented in an easy-to-read format. Our most popular almanac is the Nautical Almanac, often referred to as the bible of almanacs!
Whether you're planning your first channel crossing or perhaps are cruising the French waterways - we also stock the latest range of Pilot Books that provide an array of knowledge of routes and landmarks that would typically be provided to you by a local pilot. If you need to quickly access information whilst out on your passage, quick reference cards will be extremely handy, as will log books for any notes you may have written down.
After a long day of sailing, what better way to unwind than by flicking through your favourite book? We stock a great range of Bunkside Reading material - from quick laughs courtesy of Confessions Yachting Monthly, to harrowing tales by Dag Pike in Disasters at Sea.
Why Shop With Pirates Cave Chandlery?
We've been supplying a wide range of marine equipment, including navigation & books for over 30 years. Our wide range of items has been hand-chosen by our highly experienced team, many of whom own their boats. If you have any questions, they will be more than happy to help, why not contact us today?
As well as Books & Quick Reference, we also have a wide range of paper charts, tidal atlases and navigation equipment available. All our items are shipped via a fully tracked, next working day service - or alternatively you can visit our Rochester store, we're open 7 days a week!