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  • The Really useful Knot Book The World's 60 most useful knots in one handy book. Arrived 23-04-14.

    Dry Bag: Tablet Extreme Waterproof, dust proof, dirt proof dry bag for Iphones, tablets and Ipads. 3 Different sizes... Arrived 23-04-14.

    Cruising the Coral Coast. This is the fully updated 9th edition. Arrived 16-04-14.

    Cornell's Ocean Atlas Pilot Charts for all the oceans of the world. Not brand new but now in stock. Arrived 19-04-14.

    101 Anchorages within the Indonesian Archipelago. A compilation of safe anchorages provided by many sailors. Arrived 19-04-14.

    The last Ocean Antarctica's Ross Sea project - saving the most pristine ecosystem on earth. Arrived 19-04-14

    The Billionaire and the Mechanic. Paperback Edition. Arrived 16-04-14.

    How to Build the Gloucester Light Dory Build a 15' 6" dory from sheet plywood. Arrived 16-04-14

    World Cruising Routes This must-have guide to world cruising is now in it's 7th edition. Arrived 09-04-14.

    Trial By Tasman Tales from the singlehanded trans-Tasman yacht races by the author of "Blue Water". Arrived 09-04-14

    Your First Sailboat How to find and sail the right boat for you. 2nd edition. Arrived 09-04-14.

    Through the French Canals 13th edition of this excellent overall introduction to the French inland waterway system. Arrived 09-04-14

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

    April 24th and we have threee new magazines. The March issue of Sea Breezes has arrived, featuring an article on the Turakina, owned by the New Zealand Shipping Company between 1182 and 1899. Also today, the Air -freighted May issue of Yachting World, featuring Summer cruising in Sweden and storm sailing techniques..(an odd combination). And a one off annual magazine Boat Exclusive, the World of SuperYachts.

    Easter Monday and two magazines in store. The March issue of Marine Modelling International and the April Issue of the Cruising World both arrived and both now on shelves.

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    to view the complete selection of stocktake specials!

    Building Small Boats.

    Was $90.00 Now $60.00

    (Follow the link to the FULL selection of books...)

    Secondhand Books

    Dunedin and Port Chalmers: 100 Years of Polar service. Secondhand Books.


    A fascinating account of all the ships and Expeditions which have departed Otago Harbour for the Antarctic