Boat Books Limited
22 Westhaven Drive, Auckland City, New Zealand
Phone -64 9 358 5691
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Visit us in store. Mon-Sat 9-5. Closed Sundays (Winter).

  • New Zealand's premier boating bookshop
  • New Zealand Correcting Chart Agent
  • Licenced Compass Adjusting and Examining
  • Boating Books supplies to trade
  • Publishing as 'Captain Teach Press'
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  • Australian Chart Catalogue Extract as table & graphic

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    Remember, we are a chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts, and provide a compass adjusting service.

    NZ Chart catalogue Update.

    Nautical Almanac 2015/2016

    NZ $20.50

    New Edition of Chart NZ 5411 (Tauranga Harbour) arrived June 2015

    New Chart Edition available to order-

    Chart NZ 6142 (Nelson Harbour & Entrance), due soon..

  • My Cool Houseboat. An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Houseboats. Arrived 29-07-15 Sail Away Notebooks 3 pack of Lined Nautical Notebooks. Arrived 29-07-15.

    The Men Who Mapped the World The Treasures of Cartography. Arrived 29-07-15 In the Dolphin's Wake Cocktails, calamities and caiques in the Greek Islands. Arrived 29-07-15.
    Mini Yacht Bible Arrived 29-07-15 Polynesian Navigation & the Discovery of New Zealand Arrived 29-07-15.
    Explore Titanic Children's 3D Tour of the Legendary ship. Arrived 29-07-15 Sextant. Paperback edition. Arrived 22-07-15.
    Shackleton. By Endurance We Conquer. Arrived 22-07-15 Great Waterways Journeys 20 Glorious routes. Arrived 22-07-2015
    The First Fleet. 11 Ships, 1420 Souls, 17,000 Nautical miles. Arrived 10-07-15.

    Cook - From Sailor to Legend. Paperback Edition. Arrived 10-07-15

    Hidden Warships . Arrived 10-07-15 James Cook's Lost World The epic conclusion to the best selling trilogy. Arrived 10-07-15

    Magazines in recently - see the magazines page for full details.

    Monday July 27th -

    Wooden Boat (August)
    Practical Boat Owner (July)
    Yachting Monthly (July)

    Monday July 20th -

    Australian Sailing & Yachting (June/July)
    Classic Boat (June)
    Crusing World (July)
    Ships Monthly (July)
    Ships Today and Yesterday (June)

    Chart table Instruments

    Ideal for chart plotting, this plotter is a handy size, perfect for the smaller chart table and is made from a thick, flexible and durable plastic.

    NZ$27.50 + delivery.

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    380mm. With aluminium arms and graduations.

    NZ$46.00 + delivery.

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    See our range of -

  • Chart Plotters, Parallel Rulers and Chart Table Equipment



    Over 400 archival photographs and historical documentation for every model from the 1950s to date.

    NZ $95.00

    Ocean Liner Posters

    The Evolution and history of the Ocean Liner Poster.

    NZ $65.00

    Legendary Sailboats

    The Incomparable Beken of Cowes.


    Titanic Remembered 1912-2012

    Commemorative Boxed Set, contains 40 facsimile documents, book and DVD.

    NZ $75.00

    Jim Young

    Designer, Boatbuilder, Sailor.

    NZ $80.00