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22 Westhaven Drive, Auckland City, New Zealand
Phone -64 9 358 5691
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  • New Zealand Correcting Chart Agent
  • Licenced Compass Adjusting and Examining
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  • Publishing as 'Captain Teach Press'
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  • The Chart Table

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  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Chart Editions Published (Feb 2020)

  • NZ 5423 Approaches to White Island
  • NZ 6321 Lyttelton Harbour

  • NZ204
    Nautical Almanac

    Chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts.

    Compass Adjusting Services.

    In Memory of Tim Ridge.

    Cook's Ark
    The Animals that sailed with Captain Cook. Arrived 31/01.

    We are here
    An Atlas of Aotearoa. Arrived 31/01

    Regulatory Primer for Mates & Masters.
    10th Edition 2019/2020. Arrived 28/01.

    Regulatory Primer for 2nd & Chief Engineers
    10th Edition. 2019/2020. Arrived 28/01

    Beyond the Known
    How Exploration created the Modern World. Arrived 24/01.

    Handbook of Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises
    Comprehensive, and authoritative. Arrived 24/01

    The Brilliance of Birds
    Zany, off-Kilter, wondrous and wild. Meet the New Zealand birds. Arrived 24/01.

    Field Guide to Native Edible Plants of NZ
    The Edible.. and the Poisonous. Arrived 24/01

    Ferntown to Farewell Spit.
    another in the series of local history in photographs. Arrived 08/01.

    The Ship Captain's Medical Guide
    The new 23rd edition. Arrived 09/01

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

    Thursday February 13th 2020

    Classic Boat (January 2020)
    Pilot (December 2019)

    Monday February 3rd 2020

    Wooden Boat (#272 February 2020)
    Cruising World (Jan/ Feb 2020)


    Basic ElectroTechnology.

    5th Edition 2020


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


    Ten Rogues
    Convict Schemers, Stolen brigs, and buffoons.


    Scoundrels & Eccentrics of the Pacific


    The Notorious Captain Hayes


    Crusoe's Island


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