The Boat Galley Cookbook, by Carolyn Shearlock. This is a great cookbook. It’s super practical covering a broad number of areas that is a galley staple.
One-Pot Wonders, by James Barber. This is my favourite cookbook. It doesn’t cover endless staples, but is a perfect addition to you boat galley. Easy tasty one-pot meals that were designed for a sailboat.
Jedediah Days: One Woman’s Island Paradise, by Mary Palmer. If you cruise off Vancouver Island from the Gulf Islands to Desolation Sound, Jedediah Days is a must read. Jedediah Island is now a park, but was once owned by Mary Palmer and her husband. Mary Palmer shares her life story of what it was like to live on the island.
Once Upon an Island, by David Conover. Similar to Jedediah Days, this book is written by a couple who dreamed to buy and island bought and lived on Wallace Island in the Gulf Islands.
The Light on the Island, Tales of a Lighthouse Keeper’s Family in the San Juan Islands, by Helen Glidden. Enjoy reading about the adventures of a girl growing up on Patos Island in the San Juans.
The Curve of Time, by M. Wylie Blanchet the Classic Memoir Of A Woman And Her Children Who Explored The Coastal Waters Of The Pacific Northwest by boat.