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. Sundays. Closed over Winter.

  • 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

  • New Zealand Chart Catalogue

  • New Zealand Cruising Guides

  • Charting Instruments

  • Navigation Books

  • Logbooks

  • Cruising Guides

  • Sailing & Racing

  • Knots & Ropework

  • Secondhand Books

  • Special Price Books

  • Sale Titles

  • RYA Publications

  • Maritime Studies

  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Chart Editions Published:
    (July 2021)

  • NZ 7656 - Dusky Sound

    Nautical Almanac NZ 204 2021/22
    Compass Adjusting Services.

    In Memory of Tim Ridge.

  • Castaway
    Small Paperback Format. Arrived 29/7
    Explore the life cycle of the Mangrove. Arrived 29/7
    A Knot A Day
    365 Knot Challenges. Arrived 23/7.
    The Astonishing Adventure that Shaped the World .Arrived 23/07
    Doctor On Board
    Ship's Medicine Chest and care on the Water. Arrived 21/7.
    Sailing with Penny Whiting
    Back in print. Arrived 21/07
    Reeds 9-Language Handbook
    9 Ways to make yourself understood. Arrived 7/7
    Complete Day Skipper.
    6th Edition. 2020. Arrived 7/7
    Coastlines. Boxed set
    50 Postcards. Arrived 07/7.
    The Brilliant Abyss
    Exploring the Deep.Arrived 07/07

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

    Monday August 2nd 2021

    Shipping Today and Yesterday (June 2021)

    Thursday July 22nd 2021

    Yachting Monthly (June 2021)

    2022 CALENDARS

    Wooden Boat

    NZ Weather

    NZ Classic Walks

    Paintings NZ Birds


    Monday to Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Sundays. Closed Over Winter

  • COVID Alert Level 1.

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  • Hand Sanitiser is available at the counter.


    In honour of Toa.

    Secret Life of Whales




    Spying on Whales


    Whales,Dolphins and Seals


    Whales,Dolphins and Porpoises



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