Nautical Institute Publications

The Nautical Institute is the international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of sea-going ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of its members who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world.

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Navigation Assessments

A step-by-step guide that will enable the assessor to carry out a fair, objective and posi...

Numerical Weather Prediction

A practical guide to enable mariners to make the best use of digital weather products and ...

Polar Ship Operations - 2nd Edition

2nd edition, published 2018, has been updated to take account of IMO's Polar Code, which c...

Shiphandling Logbook

This addition to the Institute’s suite of logbooks allows mariners to record and reflect o...

Stability, Trim and Strength for Merchant Ships and Fishing Vessels

This is a useful source of reference for sea staff and fleet managers who need a deeper un...

Stowaways by Sea and Rescue of Migrants: Maritime Security Handbook

This practical guide in The Nautical Institute’s Maritime Security Suite covers the securi...

The Admiralty Manual of Seamanship 12th Edition

The latest edition of The Admiralty Manual of Seamanship covers the seamanship requirement...

The Nautical Institute on Command

The Nautical Institute on Command is the Institute’s flagship publication and distils the ...

The Naval Handbook for Sailmakers

Traditional maritime skills like sailmaking and canvas work have been handed down for gene...

The Naval Handbook for Survivors

This handbook complements training given concerning the 25 person life rafts. It covers: e...

The Shipmaster's Business Self-Examiner 10th Edition

The tenth edition of this popular guide has been completely revised and expanded to take a...

The Use of Visual Aids to Navigation

A survey and analysis of visual aids to navigation in use by modern mariners.