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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  • Subject Index

  • 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.

    Volcanoes of Auckland.
    A Field Guide. 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

    Southern Lights
    The Story of New Zealand's night Sky. Arrived 08/11.

    The Tasman Map
    The Biography of a Map. Arrived 08/11

    Amazing Boat Journeys
    Lonely Planet. Arrived 08/11.

    Ocean sailing
    The offshore Cruising Exprience. Arrived 08/11

    Powerboat. Design and Performance
    Arrived 08/11.

    Hauraki Gulf Fishing Hot Spots
    Arrived 08/11

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

    Monday November 18th 2019

    Multihull World (Nov/Dec 2019)
    Seahorse International Sailing (October 2019)
    Shipping Today and Yesterday (October 2019)
    New Zealand Astronomical Yearbook 2020

    Thursday November 14th 2019

    Classic Boat (October 2019)
    Ships Monthly (September 2019)



    Multilayered 3D Framed Map artwork depicting the Island of Waiheke.

    Also Available - Approaches to Auckland & New Zealand

    $150.00 each

    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


    Singing the Trail

    Mapping Aotearoa New Zealand


    The 2020 Boaties Book

    In-store or follow the link for the Boaties Website..

    BOATIES 2020.

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