Sailingbooks.co.uk was launched in late 2000 and has developed a reputation for a fast and reliable service, with customers worldwide. It is owned and managed by Sailing Books Ltd. a registered company in the United Kingdom and located in the popular and busy sailing area of the Solent. In 2011, the dedicated nautical chart website was launched, www.nauticalcharts.biz . In addition to charts and chart folios from the major companies, each chart is also linked to appropriate cruising guides, or pilot books in the 'product details' section. Each chart also has a large and clear diagram showing the coverage area. The charts are arranged by brand and geographically, but there is also a highly efficient search facility.
www.sailingbooks.co.uk now also includes sections for diving and scubadiving books, a nautical gift section with a wide range of gifts for sailors. Among the gifts on offer are sailing caps, beanie hats, nautical brassware, clothing etc.