Boat Books Limited
22 Westhaven Drive, Auckland City, New Zealand
Phone -64 9 358 5691
Email us at

Visit us in store. Mon-Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm. Sunday Closed.

  • 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

  • Secondhand Books

  • Sale and Special Price Books

  • The Chart Table

  • Chart Catalogue

  • Australian Chart Catalogue Extract as table & graphic

  • Fijian Chart Catalogue (as graphic)

  • Cruising Guides

  • RYA Publications

  • Maritime Studies

  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

  • Gift Vouchers

    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 17th September 2018.

  • NZ 5321 - Mahurangi Harbour to Rangitoto Island
  • NZ 5322 - Auckland Harbour East
  • NZ 5324 - Tamaki Strait and Approaches including Waiheke Island
  • NZ 5325 - Tamaki River
  • NZ 5327 - Waiheke Island to Coromandel Peninsula

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    Boat Books Ltd

  • Endeavour The ship and the attitude that changed the world. Arrived 31-08-18. Essential Knots. Box set with practice Ropes. Arrived 07-09-18
    Pacific Exploration Voyages of Discovery. Arrived 30-08-18. The Way of a Ship A Square rigger voyage in the last days of sail. Arrived 31-08-18
    Memories Roads of Destiny.Jack Brooke. Arrived 17-08-18. Pathway of the Birds Polynesian Voyaging. Arrived 17-08-18
    Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines. 5th Edition. 2018 Arrived 17-08-18. RYA Sail & Power Logbook Combined Volume. Arrived 17-08-18.
    Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road The Essential Guide to COLREGS. Arrived 03-08-18. 40 Knots and How to Tie them Arrived 03-08-18.
    World Cruising Routes 8th Edition. 2018 Arrived 27-07-18. Little Hector and the BIG Blue Whale. Arrived 30-07-18

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

    Thursday September 13th 2018

    Yachting World - Seafreighted (August 2018)
    Yachting Monthly (Summer 2018)
    Ships Monthly (August 2018)
    Model Boats (August 2018)
    Classic Boat (August 2018)
    Boat International (August 2018)
    Marlin (August/September 2018)

    Monday Sept 17th 2018

    Multihull World - Power & Sail (#152 Sept/Oct 2018)


    The Pacific.
    In The Wake of Captain Cook.

    A deeply personal, present-day voyage by actor Sam Neill to map his own understanding of James Cook, Europe's greatest navigator, and the immense Pacific Ocean itself.

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


    NZ Topo.

    Full NZ Marine catalogue and Topo maps on USB Stick.


    Holux GPS Receiver

    GPS locator.



    Topo Map. Waiheke

    Mounted Topo Map Waiheke Island


    Cape Rodney To Motoura Island

    Art mounted Limited edition print