Terms & Conditions

About Us
The Sea Chest Nautical Bookshop is a well established and respected specialist Admiralty Chart Agent and Nautical Bookseller. We know our subject and are here to help. If you have any suggestions or comments please email us at enquiries@seachest.co.uk.

Making A Purchase
Making a purchase could not be easier. Just browse our website, and click on any items that you wish to buy and add them into the shopping cart. After you have finished your selection, click on "Checkout" and you will be asked for a few details that we need to be able to satisfy the order.
We accept credit card payment. If you are shopping from outside the United Kingdom, place your order and your credit card company will convert the transaction to your own currency.

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Switch, JCB, and American Express. 

Shipping And Handling
Shipping charges are calculated automatically and are shown prior to purchasing

Delivery Schedule
We will normally dispatch your order to you within 24 hours, Our normal delivery method is by Royal Mail. If you require a quicker service can you please let us know. Overseas orders will be posted by Royal Mail Airmail, Printed Paper or Small Packet rate. For time critical orders we can provide a quotation for delivery by Courier.

Back Orders
If your item is not in stock, we will back order for you and email you with an estimate of the delay expected.

Printed On Demand Admiralty Charts Returns Policy

As all of our Admiralty Charts are now Printed On Demand (the latest edition of charts when you order them), we can no longer refund the full cost of your order if you wish to return it. We will refund 40% of your order total in order to cover our costs.

To that effect, please make sure that you are happy with the coverage area of your chart prior to buying. If you have any questions before purchasing, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Tax Charges
VAT will be charged where applicable. (Books & Charts are Zero Rated for VAT)

Credit Card Security
We know of no documented cases of credit card fraud using our shopping system over the Internet. All credit card numbers are encrypted in the software when the order is placed using 128 bit encryption. They are only decrypted after they reach our computer. They are not held in clear text on any web site.

We guarantee your satisfaction.

Reaching Us
If you need to reach us, please email us on sales@plymouthseachestltd.co.uk, alternatively, you can call on 01752 222012 (International +44 1752 222012) or write to us at Sea Chest, 149 Stoke Newington Road, London, N16 8BP.