Boat Books Limited
22 Westhaven Drive, Auckland City, New Zealand
Phone -64 9 358 5691
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    Remember, we are a chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts, and provide a compass adjusting service.

    Nautical Almanac 2015/2016

    NZ $20.50

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Editions - December 2015

    NZ 5124 - Plans In the Bay Of Islands

    NZ 5125 - Bay Of Islands

    NZ 541 Mayor Island to Okarei Point

    New Chart

    Published November 2015

    NZ 5312

    Cape Colville to Great Mercury Island, Including Cuvier Island



    Hot Johhny Wray coffee and cool boat books!

  • The Naked Shore of the North Sea Travels to the edge of the North Sea. Arrived 12-02-16 New Zealand Handy Atlas. Spiral bound 2015 Edition. Arrived 12-02-16
    A Manual of Sail Trim First Published in 1985 and still in print. Arrived 05-02-16. Fiordland. Landscape & Life. Back in store!. Arrived 05-02-16
    True Tales of the Chatham Islands. Arrived 30-12-15 Wooden Boats The art of Loving and Caring for Wooden Boats. Arrived 29-12-15
    RYA International regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 2nd Edition. Arrived 29-12-15 The Water Book The extraordinary story of a substance.. Arrived 18-12-15
    Navigation For Masters 4th Edition.. Arrived 18-12-15 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne's Classic tale. Arrived 15-12-15
    Portable BBQ Book Just stow and Go!. Arrived 15-12-15 Sailing 734 pages of stunning sailing Photographs. Arrived 12-12-15

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

    Thursday February 11th 2016

    Boat International (January 2016)

    Sunday February 7th 2016

    Wooden Boat (February 2016)
    Practical Boat Owner (January 2016)
    Pilot (January 2016)


    Recreational Boating Guide. Wellington.

    10 Detailed maps covering Wellington Harbour and Approaches, Porirua Harbour and Approaches, Mana island, East Bay, Endeavour Inlet, Tory Channel Queen Charlotte Sound and Port Underwood.

    Was NZ $45.00
    Now NZ $20.00


    The Port In Edwardian Times

    Was NZ $45.00
    Now NZ $20.00

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    (Monday Feb 8th 9-1.00)

    Cruising Guides, Books, NZ Charts and Chart table instruments.

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    Boat Books Ltd


    Considered to be the essential reference for cruising around the South and West Coasts of Italy..The fully revised (9th) Edition of the Italian Waters Pilot is now in stock.


    This edition features numerous revisions and a complete overhaul of text, plans and photographs.

    NZ $170.00