Frequently Asked Questions


Are you a 'real' book store?

Yes we are! Located in a row of three book stores in Fremont, just north of downtown Seattle, we are entering our eighteenth year as a store.


Is this web site secure?

 Yes inded. 128-bit SSL encryption is used to protect your information. Once your order has been processed we delete all your card information from our system.


Can I contact you in person?

Certainly! We can be reached toll-free at 1-866-675-9020, during our store hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Time Monday-Saturday; or out of hours we have a secure voice-mail at the same number.We enjoy assisting in person, so if unable to visit our 'bricks and morter' store (actually wood - as befits a boat book store, and boat 'messy') do please call and we will be happy to assist you.


What is your return policy?

If for any reason you are unhappy with any book purchased from us, let us know. Once the book has been returned to us we will issue a full refund. 'Returnable any time for cause' after you advise us!


Do you service 'wants lists' or do book searches

Yes, and we quite effectivily find books in our field of watery subjects with the help of our world wide maritime connections.