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 10am - 4pm.

  • 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 Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Chart Editions - Received. April 12th 2019

  • NZ 822 Vava'u Group
  • NZ 6153 Queen Charlotte Sound
  • NZ 6212 Plans on the N.E. Coast of South Island

    Chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts.

    Compass Adjusting Services.

    A 'virtual' look inside the shop?

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    Tactics Made Simple. Tactical Skills... Arrived 29-03-19

    Training to Win.Training Exercises, with and without a coach. Arrived 29-03-19

    Crewing to Win.All that is needed to be a top rate crew. Arrived 29-03-19

    In Bed with the Atlantic.A Young Woman battles anxiety to sail the Atlantic Circuit. Arrived 29-03-19

    Down the Bay Arrived 01-03-19.

    Mediterranean Almanac 2019-20. Arrived 07-03-19

    L. Fancis Herreshoff.
    Volume Two. The Flowering of Genius.

    L. Fancis Herreshoff.
    Volume One. Yacht Designer.

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

    Monday April 15th 2019

    Wooden Boat( February 2019)
    Multihulls World (Jan/Feb 2019)

    Thursday April 18th 2019

    Classic Boat (March 2019)
    Practical Boat Owner (March 2019)
    Motorhomes, Caravans, Destinations (Issue #180 2019)


    The recent 10 day exhibition of the seven still actively sailing 'A' Class yachts provided some stunning images.
    Rawhiti, Rawene, Rainbow, Frances, Ariki, Waitangi, Thelma

    Held over two weekends, showcasing the many successful gaff yachts, the exhibition celebrated the designers, the technology and construction plus some individual yacht history.

    For Information about the Classic Yacht Association, and to view upcoming events, visit -


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


    The Shape of Speed


    Coastal Navigation



    William Owen's Hauraki Gulf

    Was $45.00 Now $5.00

    Until the End of April Only!

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    The 2019 Boaties Book

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    BOATIES 2019.