Nautilus Bookshop

Welcome to the Nautilus Bookshop – a collection of great reads to enjoy at sea and ashore. A partnership between Marine Society and Nautilus International, the bookshop stocks recent releases on a range of maritime topics, including ship histories, seafarer memoirs, studies of the Merchant Navy in wartime and even the occasional nautical novel.


The Book of the Month will feature a special discount during its respective month.


All the books here have been reviewed in the Nautilus Telegraph, and new titles are added each month.

Featured products
View as
Sort by

Taming the Atlantic

The History of Man's Battle With the World's Toughest Ocean

Queen Victoria: A Photographic Adventure

By Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross

Churchill's Thin Grey Line

Nominated for the Maritime Foundation's 2018 Mountbatten Award for Best Book

Icebreaker: A Voyage Far North

'We are celebrating a hundred years since independence this year: how would you like to tr...

The Aberdeen Line

George Thompson Jnr's Incomparable Shipping Line

Wartime Standard Ships

This new book tells the remarkable story of the design and construction of the many mercha...

Elements of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy (Third Edition)

A well-known textbook for students preparing for Officer of the Watch qualifications and m...

The Shipwreck Hunter

A lifetime of extraordinary discoveries on the ocean floor. Expertise that helped find the...

RMS Queen Mary: The Final Voyage

The last great journey of the beloved liner.