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 10:00 - 4:00pm.

  • 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 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.

    Island of the Lost
    Back in Stock. Arrived 27/11
    The Dolphin
    The Life of David Lewis. Arrived 23/11
    The Rules in Practice 2021-2024
    Arrived 23/11
    2021-2024 Racing Rules Companion
    Arrived 23/11
    In Oceans Deep
    Small Format. Arrived 23/11
    Incredible Journeys
    Small Format. Arrived 23/11
    Weather at Sea
    Arrived 19/11
    Mastering Navigation at Sea
    Arrived 19/11
    Mischief In Patagonia (1957)
    H W Tilman Books, Check out this page.. Arrived 19/11
    A Promised Land
    Barack Obama. Arrived 19/11
    The Summer Isles
    Arrived 19/11
    Guide to the Manta & Devil Rays of the World
    Arrived 19/11

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

    Sunday November 29th 2020

    Multihull World (#163 Nov/Dec 2020)

    Thursday November 26th 2020

    Practical Boat Owner ( October 2020)
    New Scientist ( Nov 21st 2020)


    Endless Sea

    Stories told through the taonga of the New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui te Ananui a Tangaroa.

    This beautiful book, by Frances Walsh
    (with photographs by Jane Ussher), surveys the New Zealand Maritime Museumís collection and explores New Zealand maritime history
    through 100 fascinating and wide-ranging objects.


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    Limited Edition Justine Hawksworth Prints

    Kawau Bay


    Birds of the Gulf



    High Mountains and Cold Seas

    The Life of H W 'Bill' Tilman.


    The John Spencer Story



    People of the Sea

    The ocean voyages of James Wharram



    The 2021 Boaties Book.

    Now in store. Call in and Pick up your free copy.


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

    A 'virtual' look inside the shop.

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