Boating Bookshop recommends: Huge discounts on boating and sailing magazines!

Cruising Guides

Don't leave your home port without them! And definitely do not sail in foreign waters without familiarizing yourself with them first. Books (and videos) like these are essential for safe cruising - plus they give you some excellent advice on what to do when you reach your destination.

Recommended cruising guides

A Cruising Guide to the Caribbean
More than 500 pages of information about ports, anchorages and more in the Caribbean. Also covers the North coast of South America, Central America, and Yucatan.

A Cruising Guide to Nova Scotia

Click here to find out more about this title

From Digby to Cape Breton Island including the Bras D'or lakes. The definitive sailor's guide to Nova Scotia.

Atlantic Crossing Guide
A very useful book for those braving the Atlantic. Excellent for route planning.

Bahamas Cruising Guide

Click here to find out more about this title

Comprehensive cruising guide covering the 700 islands of the Bahamas.

Cruising Guide to the Leeward Islands
Up to date and extensive coverage of these very popular sailing grounds.

Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands
In-depth information mostly centered on the BVIs.

Greek Waters Pilot
"The bible" for sailing the Greek islands. You'll find this in every charter boat in Greece, but if you are sailing your own boat, it is an absolute must!

Landfalls of Paradise: Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands
"The bible" for cruising the Pacific Islands. As perfect for passage or holiday planning as for the armchair sailor!

Pacific Crossing Guide

Click here to find out more about this title

Excellent aid in the preparation and planning of a Pacific crossing.

Sailor's Guide to the Windward Islands
Excellent guidebook covering the area from Martinique to Grenada.

World Cruising Handbook

Click here to find out more about this title

If you are only buying one cruising handbook, the choice is a given!

World Cruising Routes

Click here to find out more about this title

The comprehensive guide to almost 500 sailing routes around the world. The best possible planning aid for the long distance voyager.


Please note that these videos are in NTSC format. This is the system used in the US and Canada. For overseas orders, please make sure that your VCR can show tapes in the NTSC format.

AAA Travel Video Series - Antigua, Barbuda
AAA Travel Video Series - Bermuda
AAA Travel Video Series - Jamaica
AAA Travel Video Series - Puerto Rico
AAA Travel Video Series - The Bahamas
AAA Travel Video Series - The British Virgin Islands
AAA Travel Video Series - The US Virgin Islands

Passport Travel Series - Bahamas
Passport Travel Series - Caribbean
Passport Travel Series - Hawaii
Passport Travel Series - The Pacific

Cruiser's Guide to Blake Island & Puget Sound Area

Windward Islands

 Search for more titles

Books Music Enter keywords...

Search's 3 million titles

For more books click on your category of choice on the menu. No menu? Go here.

Do you have suggestions for books that should be listed here? Please send us an email!

The TeknoSurf AdWave

ã The Boating Bookshop, 1999
A Web site

cruising guidescruising guides