SOUTH WEST PACIFIC CRUISING GUIDES. Page two.

AUSTRALIA AND (GENERAL) SOUTH PACIFIC GUIDES AND PILOTS



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  • Beacon to Beacon. 12th Ed.
  • 100 Magic Miles, 13th Edition
  • Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide
  • Cruising the Coral Coast, 9th Edition
  • Cruising the New South Wales Coast, 6th Edition
  • Tasmanian Anchorage Guide
  • Cruising Victoria
  • Australia Pilot NP15 Vol 3 14th Edition
  • Western Australian Cruising Guide
  • Rob's Passage Planner for East Coast Australia
  • Cruising Tasmania

  • The Pacific Crossing Guide, 3rd Edition
  • Pacific Crossing Notes
  • Charlie's Charts of Polynesia. 7th Edition
  • Landfalls of Paradise, 5th Edition
  • Pacific Islands Pilot. NP 60. Vol 1 2018
  • Pacific Islands Pilot. NP 61. Vol 2 2017
  • Pacific Islands Pilot. NP 62. Vol 3 2016
  • Admiralty Tide Tables 2020 - South Pacific Ocean
  • Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals
    Western Pacific Ocean, south of the Equator
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    BEACON TO BEACON.
    By Maritime Safety Queensland. Spiral Bound Softcover in waterproof Plastic Sleeve, 22 Pages. 220mm x 300mm, 0.91 kg, 12th Edition. 2017.

    Comprising over 300 pages of maps, aerial photographs and essential boating information, the Beacon to Beacon Guide is one of the best resources a boat owner on the south east coast of QLD can have onboard, covering the Qld coast from Gladstone in the north to the QLD/NSW border town of Tweed Heads in the south.Invaluable for close quarters navigation, particularly in the somewhat congested waterways of the Gold Coast.

    Navigation marks, depth contours, anchorages,marine national Parks, Go Slow Zones,Boat ramps, Major Road names, restricted speed zones, mangroves, sandbanks, reefs, wrecks, and bridge clearance heights are all provided.

    Every maps shows contact details of Volunteer marine rescue organisations, with hours of operation, Phone numbers and radio frequencies.

    Comprehensive index at the back as well as easily navigable colour coded pages linked to a contents page at the front. This guide has been in print for 24 years.

    NZ$85.00 + delivery.

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    100 MAGIC MILES of the GREAT BARRIER REEF and THE WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS. 13th Edition. 2019
    By David Colfelt. Pbk, 0.95 kgs, 210mm x 280mm, 256 pages, full colour maps, charts, plans and photographs. Published 2019

    The 13th edition of 100 Magic Miles represents the latest, up-to-date information on the islands and anchorages of the Whitsundays, including the introduction of many additional moorings, and on steps to further protect the coral reefs of the area. Details are given on the re-opened Hayman Island and Daydream Island resorts and a new boutique resort at the southern end of Long Island, the Elysian Retreat.

    Representing the latest up-to-date recommendations as to the best diving and snorkeling sites, the latest information on camping on the islands, island walking tracks, fishing in the Whitsundays, and an update on recommended first aid for marine stings and avoiding tropical hazards.

    Completely updated to reflect the latest situation on the water in the Whitsundays - new moorings, additional reef protection marks, changes in marina facilities, the planned complete reconstruction of Shute Harbour and incorporates many changes in the past 18 months as the area recovers from Cyclone Debbie (March 2017)

    NZ$145.00 + Delivery

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    NORTHERN TERRITORY COAST CRUISING GUIDE.
    By John Knight. Paperback, 210mm x 298mm, 124 pages, monochrome photographs and sketches. 2008
    Concise cruising guide to the Northern Territory with mud maps and anchorage descriptions.

    Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide is an essential guide for small and large craft when fishing, cruising or motoring throughout the Gulf of Carpentaria and Beagle and Joseph Bonaparte Gulfs. It will take you from the border of Queensland, west of Cape York Peninsula, to the Kimberley.
    The Darwin Harbour buoyage system is detailed. Full instructions for shooting through the Gugari Rip (Hole-in-the-Wall).

    NZ$82.00 + delivery.

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    CRUISING THE CORAL COAST, Ninth Edition
    By Alan Lucas. Pbk, 210mm x 295mm, 390 pages, monochrome phographs, colour, plans and maps.
    First published in 1968, this book now in its ninth edition, remains the only guide to embrace the entire east coast of Queensland, the Torres Strait and the Great Barrier Reef. This edition, published in 2014, is fully updated with over 50 new Charts, an overview of the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Top End, the Coral Sea reefs and 29 pages of landmark Photographs.Cruising the Coral Coast remains an essential part of the ship's library and contiues to be a must for anyone sailing to Queensland.

    NZ$140.00 + Delivery

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    CRUISING THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST, 6th Edition
    By Alan Lucas. Paperback, 1.26kg, 210mm x 295mm, 355 pages, colour maps and black and white photgraphs. Published 2010.
    First released in 1976, this is the sixth edition of Cruising the New South Wales Coast. Surveyed and produced aboard the author's vessel Soleares, it describes the entire coast between the Victorian and Queensland borders including all navigable rivers, many well beyond their first fixed bridge for the benefit of those with motor boats, trailer-sailers, large tenders, runabouts and kayaks.

    NZ$135.00 + Delivery

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    TASMANIAN ANCHORAGE GUIDE. 5Th EDITION
    By Royal yacht Club of Tasmania. Spiral bound Paperback, 0.48 kgs, 212mm x 295mm, 175 pages, Colour Illustrations and chart diagrams. Updated and revised 2014

    The fifth edition of their Tasmanian Anchorage Guide, now with coloured maps of all their recommended anchorages around Tasmania, is an essential guide to cruising one of the most beautiful and secluded cruising areas in Australia.

    significant coverage of the most of the anchorages in Tasmania in the following sections: Hobart to the Freycinet Peninsula up to Coles bay; The East and North East Coasts; The Furneaux & Kent Groups; The North Coast including the Tamar River and King Island; The West Coast including Macquarie Harbour and Port Davey; The D’Entrecasteux Channel including the Huon river Recherche Bay and Bruny Island. NZ$110.00 + Delivery

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    CRUISING VICTORIA.
    By Cruisiing Yacht Association of Victoria. Softcover, Spiral Bound 0.86kg, 298mm x 210mm, 192 pages, colour photos, chart Illustrations and drawings.Published 2014
    A Guide to cruising Victoria, The Bass Strait Islands and Northern Tasmania.

    Guide to cruising locations along Victoria's 2.500 km coastline and through the Bass Strait islands to Northern Tasmania. Includes descriptions of locations, possible anchorages, key contacts and facilities, and is illustrated with figures based on charts.

    NZ$125.00 + Delivery

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    AUSTRALIA PILOT NP15 VOLUME 3. 14TH EDITION 2018
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.62kg, 215 x 305mm, 476 pages, Colour charts and Photographs. 14th edition. Published in 2018.

    East coast of Australia from North Head to Cape York, including the Great Barrier Reef, islands and reefs of the Coral Sea, Great N-E Channel,Torres Strait, and the S coast of Papua New Guinea between South Cape and the meridian of 141E. Admiralty Sailing Directions. (Republished at approximately 3 yearly intervals).

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    WESTERN AUSTRALIAN CRUISING GUIDE
    By Fremantle Sailing Club, Paperback, Spiral-bound in two volumes, 1.60kg, 210 x 297mm, 588 pages, Colour charts and Photographs. Fifth edition published in 2017.
    Now in its fifth edition, the Western Australian Cruising guide is regarded as the coastal cruising bible for WA, covering the complete Western Australian coast from Darwin to Eucla, including the Christmas and Cocos Islands. It includes many anchorages, routes, both in charted and uncharted waters, showing suitable spots to anchor, dangers, tidal in formation, places of interest and brief history of the area. An introductory section covers general pilotage information, weather, tides, passage planning, radio stations, dangerous marine animals and a brief history. This book is a definite “must have” for cruising the Kimberley

    NZ$125.00 + Delivery

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    ROB'S PASSAGE PLANNER FOR EAST COAST AUSTRALIA.
    By Rob Starkey, Paperback, Spiral-bound, 0.44kg, 210 x 280mm, 122 pages Graphics, maps, Screen Shots. 4TH Edition.

    The fully revised and extended edition. It includes all the information from the previous versions, plus marina diagrams of all major East Coast marinas, emergency information, VHF repeater maps, lights and lots more.

    Information is laid out in a concise way, giving the cruising sailor convenient access to information which serves every day needs (“which berth will I be in?”, which VHF channel should I use?), as well as concise information about emergencies (for example, how to communicate the condition of a sick person to medical staff ashore).

    The Passage Planner covers the East coast of Australia all the way down to Hobart.

    NZ$87.00 + Delivery

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    CRUISING TASMANIA.
    By J. Brettingham-Moore. Plasticback, spiral-bound, 210mm x 297mm, 158 pages, monochrome sketches.
    The essentail purpose of this guide is to provide the information necessary for the selection of secure cruising anchorages in which rest and recreation may be enjoyed. The anchorages included in the guide are not intended to form an exhaustive list and in certain areas, such as Norfolk Bay, D'Entrecasteaux Channel and the Derwent, Huon and Tamar estuaries, virtually every bay is suitable given the right conditions. In the main however, they do represent the best locations from which to choose in adverse or less than ideal weather.
    The anchorage charts are grouped and indexed on page 7 and there is a symbols page on page 8 which are comparable with those used on Admiralty charts.

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    THE PACIFIC CROSSING GUIDE, 3rd Edition
    By RCC Pilotage Foundation. Kitty Van Hagen, Hbk, 220mm x 300mm, 241 pages. Published 2016. 1.21 kg
    The complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication, health and provisioning to seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs and dangers, the comprehensiveness of this new edition will both inspire dreamers and instil confidence in those about to depart.

    This new edition has been completely restructured with Part 1 covering thorough preparation for a Pacific crossing and Part 2 covering Pacific weather patterns, major routes and landfall ports, with useful website links throughout. There are completely new sections on rallies, coral atolls and atoll navigation, the cyclone season and laying up, use of electronic charts, satellite phones versus HF radio, ongoing maintenance, and Pacific festivals.

    Chapters include

  • Casting Off
  • The Pacific Ocean
  • Preparing the Boat
  • Staying Safe
  • Navigation & Charting
  • Communications
  • Balance of Power
  • Routine Maintenance and Spares
  • Provisioning and Store keeping
  • Common Health Problems
  • Managing the Paperwork
  • Cyclone Season & Laying Up
  • Pacific Weather and Forecasts
  • Routes

    NZ$90.00 + Delivery

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    PACIFIC CROSSING NOTES
    By Nadine Slavinski, Softback, 0.81kg. Published 2015. 205 x 255mm, 373 pages, Black and White images / drawings.
    A Sailors Guide to the Coconut Milk Run.

    Pacific Crossing Notes covers everything from preparation, weather, and safety to detailed information on the island groups of the Coconut Milk Run: that is, the trade-wind route from the Americas to Australia. Along with information on clearing-in procedures, availability of supplies, and top anchorages and sights, this book covers Panama, the Galapagos Islands, Marquesas, Tuamotus, Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. Separate sections describe a trip down the US East Coast, the Panama Canal, New Zealand, and Australia (including tips on selling a boat there for a one-way trip). This guide strives to balance facts with flavors, making it a book to keep you company during the countdown to your own passage as well as a practical guide to pull out as you face each successive landfall in the voyage of a lifetime.

    A well-written guide, which is chock-full of great tips and advice. The book reads like an easy conversation with a friend and covers the gamut, from ways to gain experience and choose and outfit your boat to radio nets, offshore weather and tropical landfalls.

    NZ$70.00 + Delivery

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    CHARLIE'S CHARTS OF POLYNESIA (The South Pacific, East of 165 Degrees West Longitude). 7th Edition.
    By Charles and Margo Wood. Card back, 0.76kg, spiral bound, 0.76kg, 215mm x 280mm, 216 pages, monochrome and full colour photographs and monochrome port plans and charts.
    Bound set of maps and cruising directions.
    This edition contains a number of full colour photographs. The cruising information covers:

    NZ$130.00 + delivery.

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    LANDFALLS OF PARADISE, 5th Edition
    By Earl Hinz. Pbk, 200mm x 253mm, 391 pages, monochrome photographs and plans.
    This is a much welcomed book for the cruising season. It has been considerably updated and generally improved all round for this fifth edition. This is the only all round detailed cruising guide to each of the island groups: Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia, including New Zealand. Information on history, geography, facilities, protocol, language, entry and exit, customs, cruising delights, the lot, are included for each country with details of cities, ports, marinas, health, money, visas, etc. A must for serious travellers to these waters.

    NZ$120.00 + Delivery

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    PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT. NP 60. VOL 1. 13th Edition
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.73kg. Published 2018. 215 x 305mm, 480 pages, Colour charts and Photographs.

    Pacific Islands Pilot Vol. I (NP 60) in the British Admiralty Sailing Directions series, covers Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Micronesia, Palau, Guam, Northern Mariana..

    NZ$240.00 + Delivery

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    PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT. NP 61. VOL 2. 13th Edition
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.73kg, 13th edition. Published 2017. 215 x 305mm, 510 pages, Colour charts and Photographs.

    Pacific Islands Pilot Vol. II (NP 61) in the British Admiralty Sailing Directions series, covers Nouvelle-Calèdonie and Îles Loyautè, Vanuatu, Banks and Torres Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, Fiji Islands, Tonga Islands, Samoa Islands, Tuvalu, Kiribati (Gilbert and Phoenix Groups), Marshall Islands.

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    PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT. NP 62. VOL 3. 14th Edition
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.73kg, 14th edition. Published 2016. 215 x 305mm, 408 pages, Colour charts and Photographs.

    Pacific Islands Pilot Vol. III (NP 62) in the British Admiralty Sailing Directions series, covers islands of the central part of the Pacific including Isla Sala y Gomez, Iles Australes, Cook islands, Iles de la Siciete, Archipel des Tuamotu, Iles Marquises, line Islands, Hawaiian Islands, Minami-tor-Shima

    NZ$240.00 + Delivery

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    Admiralty Tide Tables - South Pacific Ocean (NP204(4) 2020
    By British Admiralty. Paperback, 1.04kgs, 210mm x 295mm , 287 pages.
    ADMIRALTY Tide Tables contain easy-to-use height, timing and tidal stream information to support the planning of departure and arrival times. Coverage includes 500 standard and 5,700 secondary ports in the UK and Ireland, Europe, the Indian Ocean, South China Sea and Pacific Ocean.

    Each volume of Tide Tables includes:

  • Daily high and low-water times and heights for standard ports, time and height differences for secondary ports and harmonic constants for all ports where they are known
  • Methods of prediction and information about the effects of meteorological conditions on tides
  • Additional information on exceptional tidal factors provided for each area
  • ADMIRALTY QR codes to enable quick access to a list of all Notices to Mariners (NMs) that affect that publication.

    NZ$150.00 + delivery.

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    Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals - Western Pacific Ocean, south of the Equator 2019-2020 (NP83(K)
    By British Admiralty. Paperback, 1.5 kgs, 210mm x 295mm.
    ADMIRALTY Lists of Lights and Fog Signals provides coverage of over 70,000 light structures including lighthouses, lightships, lit floating marks, fog signals and other lights of navigational significance.

    Each volume of List of Lights and Fog Signals offers:

  • Descriptions of the characteristics of lights and fog signals, together with the equivalent foreign language light descriptions, to help bridge crews with identification
  • Tables to assist in the calculation of geographical and luminous ranges of lights
  • Details for all lights listed including the international number, location and/or name, geographical position, characteristics and intensity, elevation in metres, range in sea miles and description of structure
  • Published in 14 regional volumes (A-P) for simplicity and ease of handling.

    NZ$150.00 + Delivery.

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