How to buy our books


G.L. Watson spotted at The Tree Shop, Loch Fyne.
(Argyll and the Isles App)

Peggy Bawn Press was created by Irish yachting historian, Hal Sisk, to publish Martin Black’s remarkable biography of Scottish yacht designer, G.L. Watson. We are particularly geared up to sell online from our Limerick warehouse via the secure payment page at

But that doesn’t suit everyone. Our books are also available from a growing number of specialist book stores worldwide. Here are other ways and places to buy our books:



McLaren Books

North America

The WoodenBoat Store


At the following book shops/ dealers:


SydneyBoat Books Australia, 31 Albany Street, Crows Nest NSW 2065


Cowes  – Classic Boat Museum Gallery, Columbine Road, East Cowes PO32 6EZ

CowesK1Britannia, 16a High Street, Cowes PO31 7RZ

London (Chelsea) – John Sandoe Books, 10 Blacklands Terrace, SW3 2SR


Dún LaoghaireViking Marine Chandlery, Marine Road

MalahideUnion Chandlery at Malahide Marina (Dublin Bay by Hal Sisk only)

Wicklow/GlandoreO’Donoghue Maritime Books

New Zealand

AucklandBoat Books, 22 Westhaven Drive  *NEW*

AucklandNew Zealand Classic Yachts Ltd.

AucklandTrans Pacific Marine, 121 Beaumont Street, Westhaven


Cairndow  (head of Loch Fyne) – The Tree Shop (beside Loch Fyne Oyster Bar)

Greenock  – McLean Museum and Art Gallery, 15 Kelly St, Greenock PA16 8JX

HelensburghMcLaren Books, 22 John Street, Helensburgh G84 8BA

LargsC & C Marine Services, Largs Yacht Haven KA30 8EZ


MadridLibrería Náutica Robinson,  C/Santo Tomé 6, 28004 Madrid


Boston – Howland & Company, 100 Rockwood St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-2450
Tel: 617-522-5281

~ Iain McAllister ~


About Peggy Bawn Press

496pg biography of Scottish yacht designer, George Lennox Watson (1851-1904). Significant book on the history of yacht design & the development of modern yachting. Beautifully illustrated. Many photographs previously unpublished.
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