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

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Editions In Store.

    Arrived July 2017.

  • NZ 286, 533

  • NZ 5221, 5222

  • NZ 5223, 5224

  • NZ 5328, 6912

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    Boat Books Ltd

  • Blue Marlin Magic. . Arrived 18-11-17 Field Guide to new Zealand Seashore.
    Arrived 18-11-17
    Oxygen William Trubridge. The World's greatest freediver. Arrived 17-11-17. Sea Devil. Count Felix von Luckner. The last raider under sail. Arrived 17-11-17.
    Marine Diesel Basics. Arrived 10-11-17. Yacht Designs. Back in stock. Arrived 16-11-17.
    Riddle of the WavesA Circumnavigation of the UK. Arrived 07-11-17 The Barefoot Navigator. Wayfinding with Ancient Skills. Arrived 07-11-17
    Ninety Percent of Everything Inside Shippping, the invisible industry. Arrived 03-11-17 Paradise in Chains The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia. Arrived 31-10-17
    Lone Wolf. Arrived 20-10-17. Exposed. The Dark Side of the America's Cup. Arrived 20-10-17.

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

    Monday November 20th 2017

    Wooden Boat (December 2017)
    Cruising World (October 2017)
    Pilot (October 2017)
    Yachting World - Airfreighted (December 2017)
    New Zealand Work Boat review 2018

    Thursday November 23rd 2017

    Boating NZ (December 2017)
    Multihull World (#147 Nov/Dec 2017)
    Sea Breezes (October 2017)
    Yachting World (October 2017)
    NZ Astronomical Yearbook 2018


    Surf Odyssey

    Was $120.00
    Now $80.00

    The SuperYacht Book

    Was $135.00
    Now $95.00

    The Stylish Life. Yachting

    Was $90.00
    Now $35.00

    Frank Worsley

    Was $50.00
    Now $35.00

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


    New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf

    5th Edition 2017. David Thatcher.



    Compiled by Don Armitage.


    Hauraki Gulf High Tides