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. Sundays 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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    Boaties Book 2022

    Free In store

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Chart Edition Published (05/22

  • NZ 5318 Great Mercury Island(Ahauhu) to Otara Bay
  • NZ 5327 Waiheke Island to Coromandel Peninsula
  • NZ 5328 Coromandel Harbour

    Nautical Almanac NZ 204 2022/23

    Due early June. Pre-order now!

    Compass Adjusting Services.

  • Mediterranean Almanac
    2021-2022. Arrived 17/05
    Sea Shanties
    The Lyrics & History of Sailor Songs. Arrived 17/05.
    Dark and Magical Places
    The Neuroscience of how we Navigate. Arrived 29/04
    Beyond the Myth of Magellan. Arrived 19/04
    Superyacht Captain
    The lavish and exclusive industry.. Arrived 19/04
    The Story of the America's Cup
    1851-2021 Arrived 19/04.
    Rolling Seas to
    Rowling Heights

    The experiences of a bygone age. Arrived 19/04
    Creative Ropecraft
    Knots, hitches, bends, plaits & netting. Arrived 08/04.


    Inland Waterways of France. Volume 1

    North and Centre


    Inland Waterways of France. Volume 2

    Northeast & Southeast.


    Inland Waterways of France. Volume 3

    South & West



    Monday to Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Sunday Closed

    Auckland Covid Level

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    Thank you.



    Ocean Passages and Landfalls

    Invaluable passage-planning information.

    2022 Edition


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

    Thursday May 19th 2022

    Classic Boat (January 2022)

    Monday May 16th 2022

    Australian Multihull World (No.172 May/Jun 2022)
    Watercraft (No.151 Jan/Feb 2022)

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    In Memory of Tim Ridge.