Our specialty is maritime books, however, we also have a large section on the French-speaking islands of the Pacific and Indian oceans. We are an online/mail-order business and have been operating since 1992. Visits to our bookroom with its 20,000 titles can be arranged by appointment.
Jean-Louis is a retired master mariner. His career began in 1960 with Messageries Maritimes, however, most of his time at sea was spent in the South Pacific on board an oceanographic research vessel, and then on general and containerized cargo ships. In between times, he occupied the post of Harbour Master in Noumea, New Caledonia.
Janet (home town Melbourne) is his wife and business partner.