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 9:00am - 5:00pm. Sunday - 10:00am - 4:00pm

  • 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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  • NZ Books

  • New Zealand Chart Catalogue

  • The Chart Table

  • Navigation Books

  • Logbooks

  • Cruising Guides

  • Sailing & Racing

  • Knots & Ropework

  • Secondhand Books

  • Special Price Books

  • RYA Publications

  • Maritime Studies

  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Chart Editions Published (August 2019)

  • NZ 5412 Port of Tauranga

  • NZ204
    Nautical Almanac

    Chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts.

    Compass Adjusting Services.

    In Memory of Tim Ridge.

    In Oceans Deep
    Courage, Innovation and Adventure. Arrived 05/12.

    Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines
    5th Edition.2018 Arrived 05/12

    Pacific - An Ocean of Wonders
    History, Mapping, Trade and more. Arrived 27/11.

    Sailing America
    Stunning photographs by Onne van der Wal. Arrived 27/11

    Just Sea & Sky
    England to NZ the hard way. Back in print. Arrived 27/11.

    Stress-Free Navigation
    Electronic and Traditional. Arrived 27/11

    The Boundless Sea
    A Human History of the Oceans. Arrived 24/11.

    Waters of the World
    The Scientists who unravelled the mysteries of the seas. Arrived 24/11
    The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
    The History of a Sporting Icon. Arrived 20/11

    The History, flora & fauna of Little Barrier Island. Arrived 20/11

    Worth a Detour - North Island
    Hidden places off the beaten track. Arrived 13/11

    Worth a Detour - South island
    Unusual destinations off the beaten track. Arrived 13/11

    Fulfilling a dream.. Arrived 13/11.

    James Cook
    The Man who Mapped the World. Arrived 08/11

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

    Monday December9th 2019

    Wooden Boat (November 2019. Issue 271)
    Cruising World (November/ December 2019)

    Thursday December 5th 2019

    Model Boats (November 2019)


    Atlas of Ocean Adventures.

    Wonderful Sea Creatures, Incredible habitats, Unmissable Underwater events.


    Cruising Guides, Books, NZ Charts,Chart table instruments and Courtesy Flags


    K Class

    Due early December!
    Reserve your copy now!




    New Zealand Maritime Disasters


    Des Townson

    A Sailing Legacy




    A History of the Birds of New Zealand


    The 2020 Boaties Book

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    BOATIES 2020.

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