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 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 (December 2020)

  • NZ 5322 - Auckland Harbour East
  • NZ 5323 - Auckland Harbour West

    Compass Adjusting Services.

    Founder and Friend.
    In Memory of Tim Ridge.

  • Lonely Planet South Island
    7th Ed. March 2021. Arrived 12/04
    Atlas.A World of Maps from British Library.
    Arrived 12/04
    Greater Auckland Walks
    200 + Auckland Walks. Arrived 09/04
    Gulf wars
    Pictorial Souvenir record of the America's Cup.
    Cape Reinga
    Lighthouse Enamel Bowl

    Arrived 19/03
    Lonely Planet North Island
    March 2021 6th Edition. Arrived 19/03
    Wisdom from a Humble Jellyfish
    ..And other self-care rituals from Nature. Arrived 16/02
    A Polar Affair
    Antarctica's Forgotten hero and the Secret Lives of Penguins. Arrived 16/02

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

    Thursday April 15th 2021

    Practical Boat Owner (#662 March 2021)
    Ships Monthly (February 2021)

    Tuesday April 6th 2021

    Wooden Boat #278 (February 2021)
    Australian Multihull World #165 (March/ April 2021)


    Facing Fear

    The inspiring true story of Lisa Blair, who on 25 July 2017 became the first woman to sail solo around Antarctica.


    Wild Seas to Greenland

    In a dusty boatyard in France, retired Ocean Racing Skipper Ross Field buys a 20-year-old aluminium yacht.
    Refitted for high latitudes he set his sights on the Northwest Passage, with Rebecca Hayter along as crew.



    Monday to Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday 10.00am - 4:00pm

  • COVID Alert Level 1.

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  • Hand Sanitiser is available at the counter.


    The Castaways of Disappointment Island. #(10114)
    H. Escott Inman

    Islands of Angry Ghosts #(10124)
    Hugh Edwards

    An Account of the Mutiny on HMS Bounty #(10125)
    Lt. William Bligh

    The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships.

    C Nepean Longridge


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