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 to 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am to 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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  • Travel Books and Maps

  • Chart Catalogue

  • Australian Chart Catalogue Extract as table & graphic

  • Cruising Guides

  • RYA Publications

  • Maritime Studies

  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

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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


    New Editions (September 2015) now in stock!

    NZ 614 Tasman Bay.

    NZ 5413 Approaches to Tauranga

  • Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook Perfect reference for flags and their uses. 2nd edition. Arrived 03-10-15 The Edge of the World How the North Sea made us who we are. Arrived 03-10-15
    The Des Townson StoryA celebration of a NZ yacht designer Arrived 03-10-15 Charles Darwin. The Voyage of the Beagle. The first fully illustrated edition. Arrived 03-10-15
    My City Dscovered - Auckland More than 60 unique locations for you to discover. Arrived 04-10-15 Stewart Island Rakiura National Park Revised and updated 2015 edition. Arrived 29-09-15
    The Whale Savers Returning Wera to the Ocean. Arrived 29-09-15. Wildlife Under the Waves Arrived 29-09-15
    Chasing the White Whale Forgotten Stories from the Bay of Islands. Arrived 17-09-15.

    The Cruising Log.. Spiral Bound flexi cover. Arrived 15-09-15

    Maps from the British Library 12 sheets of gift wrap paper. Arrived 15-09-2015 Under The Sea. Mindfulness Colouring Book. Arrived 10-09-15.

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

    Sunday October 11th -

    Shipping Today & Yesterday (September)
    Yachting World (September)
    Practical Boat Owner (September)
    Cruising World (September)

    Thursday October 8th -

    Model boats (September)
    Boat International (September)
    Cruising Helmsman (October)


    My City Discovered - Auckland

    More than 60 unique locations to discover, which will make you think differently about the City of Sails. This is the Guide for Resident Adventurers, not Tourists. From bush to beach to bikes...

    NZ $19.50

    Auckland's Best Bush, Coast & City Walks.

    NZ $30.00

    Walking the Waitakere Ranges. 4th edition

    NZ $30.00

    Waiheke. An island and its People.

    Was NZ $45.00
    Now NZ $25.00

    Open 7 Days.

    Call in and see our huge range of Cruising Guides, Books, NZ Charts and Chart table instruments

    2016 CALENDARS

    Lighthouse Calendar 2016

    245mm x 690mm

    Vertical Wall Calendar

    NZ $50.00

    Under Sail Calendar 2016

    330mm x 685mm

    Wall calendar

    NZ $65.00

    Ocean Liners Calendar 2016

    480mm x 640mm

    Retro Wall calendar

    NZ $60.00


    Jim Young

    Designer, Boatbuilder, Sailor.

    NZ $80.00

    South Sea Vagabonds

    NZ $45.00