59º North Chart & Reference Book Inventory

The inventor below represent ALL the paper charts, guidebooks & reference books we use on the boat, organized by hydrographic office, region, location (as in, where we physically have it at the moment!), owner (since we loan some from others) etc. This doesn't include the Canadian charts which we know are in Annapolis but not yet inventoried!

59º North Publishing...

Jean du Sud Prelim Book Cover.jpg

Yep, after years of being book nerds ourselves, we're in the publishing game! Our first release is Yves Gelinas' Jean-du-Sud & the Magick Byrd, which we published in print to coincide with Season 2 of our Sailing Stories Podcast. You can buy the book directly from us, and even have it signed by Yves! Go to 59-north.com/shop to get your copy. Kindle & iBook versions also available (see shop for details).


Books We Love...

This list is going to grow exponentially as I get the time to update it! I've sorted it into 'Technical', 'Inspirational' and 'Fiction', but you can sort through several other categories by clicking on the 'category' or 'author' tag to sort the list. Or click the image for the Amazon link to buy them (I get no cut of this by the way, it's just for fun)! 

As an aside, Mia and I always try to buy secondhand books - a great source is abebooks.com. We also highly value local bookstores, buying locally whenever we can. Most cities we visit, big or small, have used bookstores - seeking them out is part of the fun of travel!

Technical Books

Inspirational & Other Non-Technical Books

Fiction Books (for the long night watches!)

Reader Recommended...

The following are books we haven't read, but our fans have. Check out what they recommend!

Did we miss one?