Maritime Bookshop Products
Note all our products are made in the United Kingdom unless otherwise stated.
Below are the links to our product range at the Maritime Bookshop. We stock a large range of nautical instruments including parallel rulers, braked rolling rulers, Brass Admiralty pattern rolling rulers the Master Mariner range of Parallel rules as well as the Blundell Harling popular range. Also in stock in our online shop are solid brass pencil compasses, single handed and straight chart work dividers which have stainless steel points all come in a variety of sizes. We also stock Breton plotters Portland chart plotters and plotter kits as well as Professional Navigator Plotters chart correction stencils and chart weights and accessories.
Useful Maritime Links
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The Nautical Institute
"The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of sea-going ships."
The Royal Institute of Navigation
"The Royal Institute of Navigation."
The Honourable Company of Master Mariners
"A Livery Company of the City of London aiming to encourage high standards of conduct and ability in the British Merchant Navy."
"IMCA - The International Marine Contractors Association"
International trade association representing offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies.
"Suppliers of bespoke British made chart work and navigation instruments to the maritime industries"
"International Maritime Organization is the United Nations' specialised agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships."
The UK Maritime and Coast Guard Agency is responsible throughout the UK for implementing maritime safety policy, from coordinating search and rescue at sea to checking that ships meet UK and international safety rules.
"The International Dynamic Positioning Operators Association (IDPOA) is a not-for-profit, professional organization for Dynamic Positioning Operators (DPO’s) and related companies worldwide".
Dynamic Positioning Committee
"The Dynamic Positioning Committee’s mission is to encourage exchange of information, discussion of technology, training and education, foster improvement of DP reliability, develop guidelines, and address any other issues pertinent to dynamic positioning".
Dynamic Positioning Basic Net
"Dynamic Positioning DP Basic Systems. A free training e-learning resource. If you are considering a career in DP Class Ships you may find this useful.".
"The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology is an all-embracing professional body established to meet the needs of professionals - engineers, scientists and technologists - operating in the marine sector.".
Practical Chart Work Introduction
"Chart-work is one of the fundamental tools of the navigator. The practice of navigation and techniques used in navigation has changed remarkably over the last twenty years. ".