Boat Books Limited
22 Westhaven Drive, Auckland City, New Zealand
Phone -64 9 358 5691
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  • 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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  • Fijian Chart Catalogue (as 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.

    New Editions In Store.

    Arrived April.

  • NZ 57 Blackhead Point to Castle Point

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    Boat Books Ltd

  • The Catamaran Book Sailing from Start to Finish. Arrived 20-04-2017 Stress-Free Motorboating Single and short-handed techniques. Arrived 20-04-17
    Captain James Cook Small Format . Arrived 20-04-2017 The Glass Universe The Women who took the measure of the stars. Arrived 20-04-17
    Quality Time..Celebrating 50 years of the Mike Peyton's yachting cartoons. Arrived 20-04-17. Bluewater Cruisers
    North American Production Sailboats. Arrived 20-04-17
    The Rules Book Complete 2017/2020 Rules. Arrived 20-04-2017 Gordon Bennett The First Atlantic Yacht Race. Small Format. Arrived 20-04-17
    Oriental Endeavour. A tale of two Tugboats.Arrived 20-04-17. Chasing Conrad. The decline of the era of old cargo ships. Arrived 20-04-17
    Rats, Rust & Two Old Ladies..Delivering Mississippi Tugboats... Arrived 20-04-17. The Invention of Nature.. The life of Alexander Von Humbolt. Arrived 13-04-17.

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

    Thursday April 20th 2017

    Australian Sailing (April/May 2017)

    Sunday April 23rd 2017

    Water Craft (March/April 2017)
    Boat Exclusive (1/2017)
    Yachting World Sea freighted (March 2017)
    Yachting World Air freighted (May 2017)
    Yachting Monthly (March 2017)
    Professional Skipper (May/June 2017)


    The Frozen Frontier
    Polar Bound through the Northwest Passage. Arrived 20-04-17

    Polar Mariner
    Beyond the limits in Antarctica. Arrived 20-04-17

    Last Voyages
    Remarkable sailors who never returned. Arrived 20-04-17

    Four mums in a Boat.A 3000 mile row across the Atlantic. Arrived 20-04-17.

    Missing the Boat. Chasing a childhood sailing dream. Arrived 20-04-17

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


    Southern Lights.

    Scottish contribution to New Zealand Lighthouses.


    To Auckland by the Ganges.

    A Mid-19th century Journey to New Zealand.


    Roughy on the Rise.

    The Story of NZ's most controversial fishery


    Clinker Lapstrake Dinghy Construction.

    Peter Peal. Boat-Builder.




    Hot Johhny Wray coffee and cool boat books!