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. Closed Sunday

  • 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 (July2020)

  • NZ 14638 - Fiji to Kermadec Islands including Tongatapu.

  • NZ204
    Nautical Almanac 2020/21

    Available now!

    Chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts.

    Compass Adjusting Services.

    In Memory of Tim Ridge.

    Founder and Friend.
    Sadly Missed.

    30TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS. 19th Sept - 30th Sept

    Boat Books Ltd has turned 30!

    To say a huge "THANK YOU" for your ongoing support and loyalty we have some
    Dutch treats in store to nibble on, spend $50.00
    and we will shout you a coffee!
    and, every purchase goes in the draw to win a Gift Voucher.(Drawn 1st October)

    Crab's Odyssey
    Malta to Istanbul in an open boat in the 1950's. Arrived 29/9
    Getting Stoned With savages
    A Trip through the islands of Fiji & Vanuatu. Arrived 29/09
    The Science of the Oceans
    The Secrets of the Seas revealed. Arrived 24/9
    Little Hector meets Mini Maui
    Arrived 24/09
    The Dotterels' Last Stand
    A Bird Family Story. Arrived 24/9
    A Sailor at Heart
    Gerry Wrights' autobiography. Arrived 24/9
    Safety In Small Craft
    New Edition Sept 2020. Arrived 10/09.

    Catch More Snapper & Kingfish on Lures
    Arrived 10/09

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

    Thursday September 24th 2020

    Yachting World (August 2020)
    Boat International (August 2020)

    Monday September 28th 2020

    Boating New Zealand (October 2020)
    Classic Boat (August 2020)


    A Complete History - Gerry Wright

    HMNZS OTAGO 1960-1970

    HMNZS OTAGO 1970-1976

    HMNZS OTAGO 1977-1983

    $40.00 each

    30 years! A lot of water under the bridge!
    (But more traffic over it!)

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    Shop Guidelines Level 2

  • Customers need to maintain a 2 meter distance.
  • Please scan the COVID Tracer QR code or write your details on the list.
  • Extra hygiene measures are in place.


    (Limited Time Only)

    Aotea Great Barrier

    Was $50.00
    Now $30.00

    Catch More Snapper

    Now $10.00

    And More Specials In Store!

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

    A 'virtual' look inside the shop.

    Boat Books Ltd