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 Books

  • Secondhand Books

  • Sale/Special Price Books

  • The Chart Table

  • New Zealand Chart Catalogue

  • Australian Chart Catalogue table & graphic

  • Fijian Chart Catalogue as graphic

  • Cruising Guides

  • RYA Publications

  • Maritime Studies

  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

  • Gift Vouchers

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Edition Now In Store.

  • NZ 532- Approaches to Auckland (10/18)

    Chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts.

    Compass Adjusting Services.

    A 'virtual' look inside the shop?

    Boat Books Ltd

  • Origami Ocean Friends. 35 water-based favourites. (Includes 50 sheets paper). Arrived 08-11-18 New Zealand Birds in Pictures. Arrived 08-11-18
    Ocean. A Visual Miscellany. A compedium of Facts and Figures. Arrived 08-11-18 Unusual Creatures A Mostly Accurate Account... Arrived 08-11-18
    Deadly Oceans In search of the deadliest sea creatures. Arrived 07-11-18. Diving With Sharks The Ultimate Shark Guide Book. Arrived 07-11-18
    Animals of Aotearoa Explore & Discover New Zealand's Wildlife. Arrived 29-10-18. Scoundrels & Eccentrics of the Pacific Arrived 26-10-18.
    Motor Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers. 5th Ed. Arrived 26-10-18. General Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers. 6th Ed. Arrived 26-10-18.

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

    Monday November 12th 2018

    New Zealand Astronomical Yearbook (2019)

    Thursday November 8th 2018

    Pacific Powerboat (Nov/Dec 2018)


    Plans and Dreams II.

    Paul Garside's second volume of Ready-to-build boat designs. Published 2018


    Also in stock

    Plans and Dreams I.

    Published 2014


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


    Aotea Great Barrier

    Land and People.



    How to use an Echo Sounder/ Fish Finder

    2nd Edition 2018.

    Revised and Expanded.



    First Aid at Sea

    7th Edition.2018 $30.00

    Advanced First Aid Afloat

    5th Edition.2018 $50.00


    Go Rainbow Go!

    Noel Holmes $30.00

    The 2019 Boaties Book
    is now in store.

    Or follow the link to....

    BOATIES 2019.