OPEN OPEN OPEN Saturdays and Sundays 10 to 5. Our store, the BOOK BANK, is the home of CRAWFORDS Nautical Books. It is located on Tilghman Island, Maryland, in the Chesapeake Bay. We have over 12,000 books of all watery categories: yachting, naval, ships, islands, wrecks, rivers, and so on. Our shop is open 10am to 5pm, Saturdays and Sundays only, throughout the year... weather permitting in the winter.

You may approach our inventory in two ways: by SEARCHING or BROWSING.


To SEARCH, use the 'Quick Search' box on the left, with whatever information you have about the book you want.


To BROWSE our books, just as you would in our store, click on a Category on the right. Books of that type are listed in alphabetical order, by author.


If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us by telephone, fax, or e-mail. (For contact information, click on 'Contact Us'.) If it's a 'watery book,' give us a chance. We'll try to help you find your book.