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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  • NZ Books

  • New Zealand Chart Catalogue

  • New Zealand Cruising Guides

  • Charting Instruments

  • Navigation Books

  • Logbooks

  • Cruising Guides

  • Sailing & Racing

  • Knots & Ropework

  • Secondhand Books

  • RYA Publications

  • Maritime Studies

  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

  • Sale Titles


    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Chart Editions Published:

  • NZ 7623 - Bligh Sound (9/21)
  • NZ 7624 - Charles Sound (10/21)
  • NZ 7653 - Breaksea & Dusky Sound (10/21)

    Nautical Almanac NZ 204 2021/22
    Compass Adjusting Services.

    In Memory of Tim Ridge.

  • Oceanarium
    Arrived 26/11
    2022 Night Sky. Southern Hemisphere
    Arrived 26/11
    Excellent Short Walks in the South island
    Revised & Updated 2021. Arrived 26/11
    A Painted Voyage
    The Art of Sean Garwood. Arrived 20/11
    New Zealand Seabirds
    A Natural History. Arrived 10/11
    Island Notes
    Finding a Place on Great Barrier Island. Arrived 10/11
    Farewell Mr Puffin
    A Small Boat Voyage to Iceland. Arrived 10/11
    New Zealand's Backyard Birds
    Arrived 10/11
    How to Save our Planet. Arrived 05/11
    Out Cold
    A chilling descent into the history of Hypothernia. Arrived 05/11
    Worse things Happen at Sea
    Tales of Nautical Mishap. Arrived 15/10
    Reflections, Connections and Memories Clifford J Hawkins Memories. $40.00


    New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf


    New Zealand's Northland Coast


    Cruising New Zealand Central Area



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

    (Not Open Sundays in November.)

    Covid Level 3.2

    Auckland is at Alert Level 3.2

    Our Store is open to in-store customers.
    (Credit Card, Paywave, Cash)

    Please sign in or scan, keep a 2m distance and wear your mask!
    Thank you.


    The Real Deal.(DVD)

    Larry Pardey. Legendary Sailor & Adventurer


    (Also on USB)

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

    Thursday November 25th 2021

    Classic Boat (July)
    Yachting World (July)
    Yachting Monthly (Summer)
    Practical Boat Owner (Summer)
    Boat International (July)
    Sea Breezes (July)
    Pilot (August)

    Monday November 22nd 2021

    Wilderness (December 2021)
    Cruising World (August 2021)
    Seahorse (#497 July 2021)

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