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  • 100 Things to see in Tropical North Queensland
  • 100 Things to see on Australia's Coral Coast
  • 100 Things to see in The Kimberley
  • Beacon to Beacon
  • 100 Magic Miles, 14th Edition
  • Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide
  • Boating Guide to Queensland
  • Boating Guide to NSW
  • Cruising the Coral Coast, 9th Edition
  • Cruising the New South Wales Coast, 6th Edition
  • Australia Pilot NP15 Vol 3 15th Edition
  • Australia Pilot NP13 Vol 1 6th Edition
  • The Pacific Crossing Guide, 3rd Edition
  • Charlie's Charts of Polynesia. 8th Edition
  • Landfalls of Paradise, 5th Edition
  • Pacific Islands Pilot. NP 60. Vol 1 2018
  • Pacific Islands Pilot. NP 61. Vol 2 2017
  • Pacific Islands Pilot. NP 62. Vol 3 2020

  • Admiralty Tide Tables 2024- South Pacific Ocean
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    100 THINGS TO SEE IN TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND
    ByCatherine Lawson & Daivd Bristow. Paperback, 194 Pages. 149mm x 210mm, 0.35 kg, 2020

    100 Things to See in Tropical North Queensland is a guide to the best of the far north and Great Barrier Reef, according to people who live there.

    This remarkable part of Australia is home to the oldest rainforest on earth, the world’s largest living organism and three world heritage sites, and that’s just the beginning. In this guide, author and travel journalist Catherine Lawson, along with partner and photographer, David Bristow, take anyone wanting to explore TNQ like a local into the places off the regular tourist trails. Both have spent more than 20 years travelling their backyard by foot, 4WD, train, bike and even in their sailing yacht, Storyteller.

    Inside, you’ll find 100 of the best places and things to see and do at the top of Queensland – from dream-like swimming holes to undisturbed rock-art galleries and outback adventures you’ll never forget

    NZ$35.00 + delivery.

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    100 THINGS TO SEE ON AUSTRALIA'S CORAL COAST
    ByExploring Eden Media. Paperback, 225 Pages. 149mm x 210mm, 0.45 kg, 2021

    100 Things To See On Australia’s Coral Coast covers the area fromLancelin

    This indispensable book is created for travellers who aren’t tourists with a focus on the local favourites, natural wonders, and out-of-the-way delights. Along the way, explore the best things to see, from stunning wildflower meadows to walk-off-the-beach coral reefs. Swim with whale sharks and manta rays or find and eat local produce while getting insider knowledge into the best places to stay, eat, sleep and shop along the way.

    Experience the mosy exceptional parts of Australia's Coral Coast, Karinji National Park and the Pilbara. Adventure awaits.

    NZ$35.00 + delivery.

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    100 THINGS TO SEE IN THE KIMBERLEY
    By Scotty Connell. Paperback, 225 Pages. 149mm x 210mm, 0.44 kg, 2023

    Now in its updated, second edition, 100 Things To See In The Kimberley, by local guide Scotty Connell, is the culmination of a life spent exploring Australia’s wild and remote northwest. Scotty grew up in the Kimberley and has made it his mission to discover the region via air, land and sea. In that pursuit, Scotty’s led elite Nepalese Gurkhas on Wet Season training missions; he’s hiked into some of the Kimberley’s most remote waterfalls and he’s hosted celebrities looking for unique Aussie experiences. All because he loves showing intrepid visitors why his backyard is the best backyard on earth.

    Inside, you’ll find 100 (plus a few more) of the best things to see and do across the Kimberley, according to a local. Scotty shares his favourite attractions, campsites and places to eat, so you can cool off in tropical waterholes, enjoy genuine Indigenous cultural experiences and explore incredible natural wonders found nowhere else on earth.

    NZ$35.00 + delivery.

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    BEACON TO BEACON. 16th Ed.
    By Maritime Safety Queensland. Spiral Bound Softcover in waterproof Plastic Sleeve, 200 Pages. 220mm x 300mm, 0.91 kg, 2023

    Comprising over 132 pages of maps, aerial photographs and essential boating information, the Beacon to Beacon Guide is one of the best resources a boat owner on the south east coast of QLD can have onboard, covering the Qld coast from Yeppoon in the north to Currumbin in the south. Invaluable for close quarters navigation, particularly in the somewhat congested waterways of the Gold Coast.

    Navigation marks, depth contours, anchorages, marine national Parks, Go Slow Zones,Boat ramps, Major Road names, restricted speed zones, mangroves, sandbanks, reefs, wrecks, and bridge clearance heights are all provided.

    Every maps shows contact details of Volunteer marine rescue organisations, with hours of operation, Phone numbers and radio frequencies.

    Comprehensive index at the back as well as easily navigable colour coded pages linked to a contents page at the front. This guide has been in print for 25 years.

    NZ$100.00 + delivery.

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    100 MAGIC MILES of the GREAT BARRIER REEF and THE WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS. 14th Edition. 2022
    By David Colfelt. Pbk, 0.85 kgs, 210mm x 280mm, 256 pages, full colour maps, charts, plans and photographs. Published 2022

    The 14th edition of 100 Magic Miles represents the latest, up-to-date information on the islands and anchorages of the Whitsundays, including the introduction of many additional moorings, and on steps to further protect the coral reefs of the area. Details are given on the re-opened Hayman Island and Daydream Island resorts and a new boutique resort at the southern end of Long Island, the Elysian Retreat.

    Representing the latest up-to-date recommendations as to the best diving and snorkeling sites, the latest information on camping on the islands, island walking tracks, fishing in the Whitsundays, and an update on recommended first aid for marine stings and avoiding tropical hazards.

    Completely updated to reflect the latest situation on the water in the Whitsundays - new moorings, additional reef protection marks, changes in marina facilities, and the complete reconstruction of Shute Harbour.

    NZ$160.00 + Delivery

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    NORTHERN TERRITORY COAST CRUISING GUIDE.
    By John Knight. Paperback, 210mm x 298mm, 124 pages, monochrome photographs and sketches. 2008
    Concise cruising guide to the Northern Territory with mud maps and anchorage descriptions.

    Northern Territory Coast Cruising Guide is an essential guide for small and large craft when fishing, cruising or motoring throughout the Gulf of Carpentaria and Beagle and Joseph Bonaparte Gulfs. It will take you from the border of Queensland, west of Cape York Peninsula, to the Kimberley.
    The Darwin Harbour buoyage system is detailed. Full instructions for shooting through the Gugari Rip (Hole-in-the-Wall).

    NZ$85.00 + delivery.

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    BOATING GUIDE TO QUEENSLAND: .
    By Fiona Harper. Paperback, 210mm x 150mm, 254 pages, 0.46 kg Colour Photographs 2022
    Inspiration, ideas and planning tips for your Queensland boating adventure.

    Organised into six themed sections, 'The Boating Guide of Queensland' features:

  • Restaurants and cafes where you can park your boat and hop off to grab a bite to eat.
  • Which marinas are available for berthing your vessel overnight or for the day.
  • Rules and regulations around coastal waters and the great barrier reef.
  • What sea life and bird life you will encounter and rules around fishing and diving these areas.
  • Things of interest and history information.

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    BOATING GUIDE TO NSW.
    By Fiona Harper. Paperback, 210mm x 150mm, 224 pages, 0.42 kg. Colour Photographs 2021
    Inspiration, ideas and planning tips for your NSW boating adventure.
    Whether you plan to voyage along the entire coast or simply cruise to a nearby bay for lunch at a waterfront restaurant, this guide will help you plan your next boating getaway.

    The six themed sections of 'The Boating Guide of NSW' features:

  • Long weekends
  • Short breaks
  • Coastal hopping
  • Marinas and Harbours
  • Islands and Nature Getaways
  • Gourmet Getaways.

    Keep this guide onboard as a handy reference on your next voyage or keep it at home for inspiration to help plan your boating getaway.

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    CRUISING THE CORAL COAST, Ninth Edition
    By Alan Lucas. Pbk, 210mm x 295mm, 390 pages, monochrome phographs, colour, plans and maps.
    First published in 1968, this book now in its ninth edition, remains the only guide to embrace the entire east coast of Queensland, the Torres Strait and the Great Barrier Reef. This edition, published in 2014, is fully updated with over 50 new Charts, an overview of the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Top End, the Coral Sea reefs and 29 pages of landmark Photographs.Cruising the Coral Coast remains an essential part of the ship's library and contiues to be a must for anyone sailing to Queensland.

    NZ$165.00 + Delivery

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    CRUISING THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST, 6th Edition
    By Alan Lucas. Paperback, 1.26kg, 210mm x 295mm, 355 pages, colour maps and black and white photgraphs. Published 2010.
    First released in 1976, this is the sixth edition of Cruising the New South Wales Coast. Surveyed and produced aboard the author's vessel Soleares, it describes the entire coast between the Victorian and Queensland borders including all navigable rivers, many well beyond their first fixed bridge for the benefit of those with motor boats, trailer-sailers, large tenders, runabouts and kayaks.

    NZ$160.00 + Delivery

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    AUSTRALIA PILOT NP15 VOLUME 3. 15TH EDITION 2022
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.62kg, 215 x 305mm, 476 pages, Colour charts and Photographs. 14th edition. Published in 2018.

    East coast of Australia from North Head to Cape York, including the Great Barrier Reef, islands and reefs of the Coral Sea, Great N-E Channel,Torres Strait, and the S coast of Papua New Guinea between South Cape and the meridian of 141E. Admiralty Sailing Directions. (Republished at approximately 3 yearly intervals).

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    AUSTRALIA PILOT NP13 VOLUME 1. 6TH EDITION 2020
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.53kg, 215 x 305mm, 433 pages, Colour charts and Photographs. 6th edition. Published in 2020.

    North, North-West, West and South Coasts of Australia from West Entreance of Endeavour Strait to Green Point

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    THE PACIFIC CROSSING GUIDE, 3rd Edition
    By RCC Pilotage Foundation. Kitty Van Hagen, Hbk, 220mm x 300mm, 241 pages. Published 2016. 1.21 kg
    The complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication, health and provisioning to seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs and dangers, the comprehensiveness of this new edition will both inspire dreamers and instil confidence in those about to depart.

    This new edition has been completely restructured with Part 1 covering thorough preparation for a Pacific crossing and Part 2 covering Pacific weather patterns, major routes and landfall ports, with useful website links throughout. There are completely new sections on rallies, coral atolls and atoll navigation, the cyclone season and laying up, use of electronic charts, satellite phones versus HF radio, ongoing maintenance, and Pacific festivals.

    Chapters include

  • Casting Off
  • The Pacific Ocean
  • Preparing the Boat
  • Staying Safe
  • Navigation & Charting
  • Communications
  • Balance of Power
  • Routine Maintenance and Spares
  • Provisioning and Store keeping
  • Common Health Problems
  • Managing the Paperwork
  • Cyclone Season & Laying Up
  • Pacific Weather and Forecasts
  • Routes

    NZ$120.00 + Delivery

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    CHARLIE'S CHARTS OF POLYNESIA (The South Pacific, East of 165 Degrees West Longitude). 8th Edition. 2020
    By Charles and Margo Wood. Softback, 0.54kg, 215mm x 280mm, 212 pages
    New updated and revised 8th edition features colored maps and a revised layout.
    Covers routes and passage times, weather, cyclones, currents, entry procedures and regulations for the different areas.

    The cruising information covers the anchorage and marina facilities of:

  • Iles Marquises
  • Archipel des Tuamotu (the Tuamotu)
  • Pitcairn Island Iles de la Societe (Society Islands--Windward Islands of Tahiti, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea and Bora-Bora)
  • Cook Islands
  • Niue

    NZ$140.00 + Delivery

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    LANDFALLS OF PARADISE, 5th Edition
    By Earl Hinz. Pbk, 200mm x 253mm, 391 pages, monochrome photographs and plans.
    This is a much welcomed book for the cruising season. It has been considerably updated and generally improved all round for this fifth edition. This is the only all round detailed cruising guide to each of the island groups: Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia, including New Zealand. Information on history, geography, facilities, protocol, language, entry and exit, customs, cruising delights, the lot, are included for each country with details of cities, ports, marinas, health, money, visas, etc. A must for serious travellers to these waters.

    NZ$140.00 + Delivery

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    PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT. NP 60. VOL 1. 13th Edition
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.73kg. Published 2018. 215 x 305mm, 480 pages, Colour charts and Photographs.

    Pacific Islands Pilot Vol. I (NP 60) in the British Admiralty Sailing Directions series, covers Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Micronesia, Palau, Guam, Northern Mariana..

    NZ$260.00 + Delivery

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    PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT. NP 61. VOL 2. 13th Edition
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.73kg, 13th edition. Published 2017. 215 x 305mm, 510 pages, Colour charts and Photographs.

    Pacific Islands Pilot Vol. II (NP 61) in the British Admiralty Sailing Directions series, covers Nouvelle-Calèdonie and Îles Loyautè, Vanuatu, Banks and Torres Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, Fiji Islands, Tonga Islands, Samoa Islands, Tuvalu, Kiribati (Gilbert and Phoenix Groups), Marshall Islands.

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    PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT. NP 62. VOL 3. 15th Edition
    By British Admiralty, Hardback, 1.55kg, 15th edition. Published 2020. 215 x 305mm, 390 pages, Colour charts and Photographs.

    Pacific Islands Pilot Vol. III (NP 62) in the British Admiralty Sailing Directions series, covers islands of the central part of the Pacific including Isla Sala y Gomez, Iles Australes, Cook islands, Iles de la Siciete, Archipel des Tuamotu, Iles Marquises, line Islands, Hawaiian Islands, Minami-tor-Shima

    NZ$260.00 + Delivery

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    Admiralty Tide Tables - South Pacific Ocean (NP204(4) 2024
    By British Admiralty. Paperback, 1.1kgs, 210mm x 295mm , 360 pages.
    ADMIRALTY Tide Tables contain easy-to-use height, timing and tidal stream information to support the planning of departure and arrival times. Coverage includes 500 standard and 5,700 secondary ports in the UK and Ireland, Europe, the Indian Ocean, South China Sea and Pacific Ocean.

    Each volume of Tide Tables includes:

  • Daily high and low-water times and heights for standard ports, time and height differences for secondary ports and harmonic constants for all ports where they are known
  • Methods of prediction and information about the effects of meteorological conditions on tides
  • Additional information on exceptional tidal factors provided for each area
  • ADMIRALTY QR codes to enable quick access to a list of all Notices to Mariners (NMs) that affect that publication.

    NZ$170.00 + delivery.

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