Do-it-yourself Gift Certificates
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Bosuns Locker
Secondhand books and blemished new books at discount prices, when available
Emergency Navigation second edition
by David Burch

How to find your position and shape a course to safety with limited or no instruments at all. Second edition, 2008.
Starpath Elibra ebook cards
Starpath textbooks packaged as ebook gifts.
Radar For Mariners, Revised Edition
by David Burch

Covers principles and practical use of radar. New in 2005. Recommended text for our online course.
Radar Workbook
By David Burch and Larry Brandt

Question and answers on marine radar. Supplement to Radar for Mariners
Modern Marine Weather, 2nd Ed.
by David Burch

From time honored maritime traditions to the latest technology. A highly-recommended text on practical marine weather.
Weather Workbook
Question and answers and resources on marine weather. Supplement to Modern Marine Weather
Inland and Coastal Navigation, 2nd Edition
By David Burch

A thorough, easy-to-read treatment of both traditional and modern small-craft navigation for power and sail.
Navigation Workbook – Inland and Coastal
Realistic practice problems and selections from all tables needed. Used in schools throughout the US.
Celestial Navigation
by David Burch

The textbook used in our online and homestudy celestial nav course. Available on its own for the first time.
Rowing into the Son
By Jordan Hanssen

An epic voyage by Starpath students, with many examples of the challenge of ocean rowing navigation and weather tactics.
Hawaii By Sextant
By David Burch and Stephen Miller

An In-depth Exercise in Celestial Navigation Using Real Sextant Sights and Logbook Entries.
Long Term Almanac
by Dr. Geoffrey Kolbe

Nautical Almanac data for sun and stars valid till 2050
The Barometer Handbook
by David Burch

An in-depth look at barometers and applications of barometric pressure.
Sea State Forecasting ebooks
Three classic texts on waves, swells, and sea state forcasting. Long out of print, impossible to find. Now available as ebooks on 1 CD.
Nav Rules Flash Cards
A great way to study the Nav Rules.
Burch at the Helm
by David Burch

Articles on Navigation and weather from the pages of Blue Water Sailing Magazine.
Notfall Navigation
von David Burch, Peer Reeh & Heinz Ressel
Navigation De Secours
par David Burch, Jean-Yves Guitton & Jean-Philippe Planas.
Sight Reduction Tables
Pub. 229, Pub. 249 and NAO Tables available.
How to use Plastic Sextants
—with Applications to Metal Sextants and a Review of Sextant Piloting
by David Burch

Optimize your sextant sights, plastic and metal
The Weather of the Pacific Northwest
By Cliff Mass

A great new book on Pacific Northwest Weather.
Robert Peary at the North Pole
By Thomas D. Davies

A Report to the National Geographic Society detailing the first expedition to successfully reach the North Pole.
Pub. 102, International Code of Signals
Covers visual, sound, and radio communications.
Navigation Exercises for Practice Underway
The next step beyond textbook and classroom.
Annotated Navigation Rules
Highlights all differences between the International and US Inland Navigation Rules.
Living With Weather
by Owen S. Lange

Expert coverage of BC coastal weather, with a unique outlook on weather itself.
Young Readers Books
By John Dowd

Eco and wilderness adventures for young readers by the author of the classic Sea Kayaking—A Manual of Long-Distance Touring.
Sea Kayaking
By John Dowd

A Manual for Long-Distance Touring. Essential for all kayakers.
Mariners Met Pack-South West Pacific
by Bob McDavitt

The Best Book Available on Southern Hemisphere Weather.
Navigators Newsletter Archive
From the Foundation for the Promotion of the Art of Navigation. All 99 issues, from 1983 to 2008.
1851 Bowditch eBook
The complete text and tables of the American Practical Navigator from 1851.
Introduction to Ship Stability
by Capt. R.C.E. Kitching

Printed materials to accompany the Online Stability Course.
The Literary Sailor
Classic Maritime Literature in ebook format
We the Navigators
By David Lewis

The classic study of Polynesian navigation and early long-distance voyages by sailing canoe.
Farwells Rules of the Nautical Road
by Craig H. Allen

Most important guide to the most important book in Navigation
Canadian Current Atlas
Graphical current data for San Juan Islands, E. Juan de Fuca Strait, and the S. Straits of Georgia. The best source available for these regions.
Waggoner Tables (Formerly Washburne Tables)
An annual guide to the Canadian Current Atlas. Used by NW mariners for more than 20 years.
American Practical Navigator, Bicentennial edition.
Bowditch's American Practical Navigator, Bicentennial edition, includes bonus CD
Sailors Logbook
Ideal logbook for day sails or ocean passages, racing or cruising.
Secrets of the Viking Navigators
by Leif K. Karlsen

A new look at viking navigation, sun stones, and related topics
The Wind Came All Ways
by Owen S. Lange

A 'real' weather book. Specialized, but most excellent.
Star Names and Their Meanings ebook
by Richard Hinckley Allen

Everything you ever wanted to know about the name of any star.
The Nautical Sextant
by WJ Morris

How sextants work and how to repair them.
Wind, Weather & Waves
by Environment Canada

The definitive treatment of Great Lakes marine weather, with excellent photos, specific examples, and tips.
The Star Finder Book, 2nd ed.
by David Burch

A complete guide to the many uses of the 2102-D star finder. Turns the Star Finder into a hand-held planetarium.
The Navigation Rules,
US Inland and International Waters

The official USCG wording, publication COMDTINST MI6672.2D.
Marine Weather of Western Washington
by Kenneth E. Lilly, Jr.

The definitive treatment of wind and waves in the Pacific Northwest.
North Star to Southern Cross
by Ray Lanterman and Wil Kyselka

Enlighten your star gazing underway with some mythology, some astronomy, and excellent monthly star maps.
Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation
by David Burch

Recommended by Kayak instructors, worldwide. Now in its 4th edition. Covers in detail the effects of wind and current as well.
Nautical Almanac —
Commercial Edition

Annual list of star and planet locations plus other data needed for celestial navigation.
Oceanography and Seamanship
by William G. Van Dorn

Covers winds, waves, currents, stability, and more.
Portneys Ponderables
by Joe Portney

Brain Teasers for Navigators
Inside Passage Map
by Coastal Cruise Tour Guides

A renown sailing route illustrated and annotated, in a convenient fold-out format
Radar Navigation Manual, Pub. 1310
The standard text used in many Radar Navigation Schools
Chart No.1
Nautical Chart Symbols and Abbreviations

New revised 12th edition.
Stark Tables for Clearing the Lunar Distance
by Bruce Stark

Find GMT from sextant sights and become an expert at cel nav in doing so.
Marine Weather Hazards Manual
Environment Canada's guide to best understanding and interpreting storms and other weather hazards.
Radar and ARPA Manual, 2nd ed.
The definitive advanced text on all aspects of radar and ARPA.
Tidal Currents of Puget Sound
by NOAA, University of WA Dept. of Oceanography,
and WA Sea Grant

Current Charts plus Tide Prints of Puget Sound.
1981 Nautical Almanac
1981 Nautical Almananc for use with USCG celestial navigation exam problems.
USCG Cel Nav Notes
Notes on taking the USCG celestial navigation test
Captain James Riley's original Narrative
Capt. James Riley's sad adventures in the Sahara after his 1815 shipwreck.
The Mariners Compass Rectified By Andrew Wakely
Historic, yet entirely relevant navigation techniques of the 17th century.
Robbins Journal
More tales from the shipwrecked crew of the Brig Commerce
The Captains Moon
by Capt Steve Miller

Unique set of lunar photos over one full cycle by Starpath instructor Capt. Steve Miller


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