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 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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  • 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 July 2018.

  • NZ 9558 - Rarotonga
  • NZ 6612 - Otago Harbour

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    Boat Books Ltd

  • Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road The Essential Guide to COLREGS. Arrived 03-08-18. Hell Ship. The Plague ship Ticonderoga.. Arrived 27-07-18.
    World Cruising Routes 8th Edition. 2018 Arrived 27-07-18. Chris Craft An American Classic. Arrived 027-07-18.
    Eye of the Shoal A Fishwatchers Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything. Arrived 27-07-18. Reading the Clouds How you can forecast the Weather. Arrived 27-07-18
    Snap Cards.Under the Sea Card game for children featuring images under the sea.. Arrived 23-07-18. Count With Little Fish Board Book. Arrived 23-07-18.
    Circumnavigation. Fears conquered, Dreams come true. Arrived 18-07-18. Knox-Johnston on Seamanship & Seafaring Arrived 18-07-18.

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

    Thursday August 9th 2018

    Practical Boat Owner (July 2018)
    Yachting Monthly (July 2018)
    Seabreezes (June 2018)

    Monday August 6th 2018

    Multihulls World (#159 May/June 2018)
    Ocean (Issue 80 2018)


    Memories. Roads of Destiny

    The memories of Yacht Designer John Brooke, (as recorded by him), throughout his 85 years. Includes many previously unseen photographs, maps, and his own 'Cruise'sketches.
    A family memoir.

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


    Pathway of the Birds

    The Voyaging achievements of Maori and their Polynesian ancestors.


    Vaka Moana

    Voyages of the Ancestors.


    We, The Navigators

    The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific



    32cm x 32cm. Unframed

    The Ark