WE ARE....



Chyna Sea Ventures is a small publishing and distribution company with its head office in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia Canada. Established in 1997, by Norm and Jodi Brochno, Chyna Sea soon became a popular supplier to over 200 businesses in North America. As well as publishing and distributing our own books and products, we also distribute nautical books and maps for other publishers, notably the Waggoner Cruising Guide, Fine Edge Nautical Publications, Maptech Inc., Pacific Marine Publishing, Evergreen Pacific Publishing, SOBAY maps, and Advanced Satellite Productions.

In 2012, Mark Bunzel, principal of Fine Edge Nautical Publications, purchased Chyna Sea Ventures. Through its strategic partnership with Fine Edge Nautical Publications of Anacortes, WA, Chyna Sea publications and other titles are now available, in the United States through Fine Edge Nautical Publications.

Publishing a number one selling tide and current book for the Pacific Northwest; Ports and Passes was the corner stone to Chyna Sea’s inception. Now in its twentieth edition, it still is an important division of the company. Service and support is the driving force behind Chyna Sea's success and continues to be our mandate.

Call or e-mail us any time at info@chynasea.com for information, support or sales.



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Ports and passes Tide Book

"Ports and Passes" is a popular tide and current book encompassing the areas from Olympia to Southeast Alaska.  This annual publication has quickly become a favourite among boaters in the Pacific Northwest.

Ports and Passes

Waggoner Cruising Guide

"Waggoner Cruising Guide" is the Northwest's best selling, most popular cruising guide. Cruisers call the Waggoner "the bible" for Northwest cruising.

waggoner Guide

Shipwrite Productions

"Shipwrite" has produced several books about the Pacific northwest and electronic navigation, including The Radar Book--Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance 2nd Edition, which has been adopted by the Canadian and United States Power Squadrons as its radar study guide.


Pacific marine guides

All the popular books from Pacific Marine Publishing like "Docks & Destinations".. Pacific Marine Publishing


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