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150 Years of New Zealand Shipbuilding 1795 to 1945 Second editionMiles Hughes$NZ75.00
A Kiwi Sailor at WarGerry Wright$NZ38.00
A New Voyage Round the WorldWilliam Dampier$NZ32.00
A Painted Voyage. The Art of Sean GarwoodSean Garwood$NZ40.00
A Polar AffairLloyd Spencer Davis$NZ35.00
A Sailor At HeartGerry Wright$NZ55.00
All Hands on Deck. Pt Chev Sailing Club 2019-2019Ed. Kirsty Macdonald$NZ50.00
All The OceansRon Holland$NZ75.00
BanksGrantlee Kieza$NZ48.00
Beautiful BoatsRobert Brooke$NZ45.00
Breverton's Nautical CuriositiesTerry Breverton$NZ40.00
Catlins BoundMike McPhee$NZ60.00
Chasing a Dream - The Exploration of the Imaginary PacificJohn Dunmore$NZ40.00
Classic.The Revival Of Classic Boating in New ZealandIvor Wilkins$NZ175.00
Dark and Magical PlacesChristopher Kemp$NZ40.00
Dark ParadiseRobert Macklin$NZ32.00
Des Townson Story, TheJohn Macfarlane$NZ25.00
Des Townson. A Sailing LegacyBrian Peet$NZ80.00
Devonport Yacht Club - A Centennial Historyed. Harold Kidd$NZ30.00
Early Days in Foveaux StraitLloyd Esler$NZ40.00
Edge of the World, The - How the North Sea made us who we areMichael Pye$NZ30.00
EmmyRobin Elliott$NZ41.00
EnduranceF.A. Worsley$NZ45.00
Era of Coastal Shipping in New Zealand, TheMurray Jennings$NZ50.00
Floating BrothelSian Rees$NZ32.00
Glass Universe, theDava Sobel$NZ32.00
Great Barrier Island ShipwrecksGreat Barrier Island History Research Group$NZ35.00
Great Expeditions.Ed. Mark Steward et al.$NZ35.00
Great Sea, TheDavid Abulafia$NZ30.00
Hell ShipMichael Veitch$NZ25.00
HMNZS Bellona 1946-1957Gerry Wright$NZ47.00
HMNZS Black Prince 1946-1959Gerry Wright$NZ38.00
HMNZS Charles UphamGerry Wright$NZ35.00
HMNZS RoyalistGerry Wright$NZ57.00
Jack Brooke Story, TheHarold Kidd$NZ25.00
James Cook. The JournalsJames Cook$NZ32.00
Jim Young - designer boatbuilder sailorJim Young$NZ80.00
John Spencer Story, ThePeter Tait / Tino Rawa Trust$NZ35.00
K ClassJenni Mence$NZ70.00
Kendall's LongitudeJohn Bendall$NZ32.00
Kiwi Bathurst TalesGerry Wright$NZ47.00
LatitudeNicholas Crane$NZ40.00
Lee RailHarold Kidd & Robin Elliott$NZ40.00
Life and Times of Pioneering Women of the Chatham IslandsEd. Jocelyn Powell$NZ40.00
LongitudeDava Sobel$NZ25.00
Madhouse at the End of the EarthJulian Sanction$NZ45.00
Memories. Roads of DestinyJohn Brooke$NZ45.00
Men Without CountryHarrison Christian$NZ40.00
Mistress of ScienceJohn & Rosalind Croucher$NZ45.00
More True Tales of Whangarei HeadsJan Boyes$NZ50.00
Motueka Wharf. 100 YearsCarol Dawber$NZ45.00
Mullet Boats 'n QuotesNoel Mitchell$NZ50.00
Mutiny on the BountyPeter Fitzsimons$NZ40.00
Mutiny on the Spanish MainAngus Konstam$NZ43.00
Naval Footprints in New ZealandGerry Wright$NZ22.00
Navigators & NaturalistsMichael Lee$NZ70.00
Nets, Lines and Pots, Volume OneEmmanuel Makarios$NZ35.00
Nets, Lines and Pots, Volume TwoEmmanuel Makarios$NZ35.00
North sea WarriorGerry Wright$NZ40.00
Pacific. The Ocean of the Future (Small Format)Simon Winchester$NZ28.00
People of the SeaJames Wharram & Hanneke Boon$NZ50.00
Pioneer SailorGerry Wright$NZ30.00
Plimsoll Sensation, TheNicolette Jones$NZ35.00
Ponsonby Cruising Club, the First Hundred YearsRobin Elliott & Harold Kidd$NZ40.00
Practical Mariner's Book of KnowledgeJohn Vigor$NZ40.00
Rainbow Warrior SalvageGerry Wright$NZ25.00
Reawakenend - Traditional Navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-KiwaJeff Evans$NZ40.00
Reeds 9-Language HandbookReeds$NZ25.00
Reeds Maritime Flag HandbookMiranda Delmar-Morgan$NZ25.00
Reflections, Connections and MemoriesRobert J Hawkins$NZ40.00
Rising Tide, TheTom Bamforth$NZ35.00
Salt in our Blood - The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron 150 yearsIvor Wilkins$NZ155.00
Salt Water in our VeinsPeter J Blomfield$NZ30.00
Salty DitsGerry Wright$NZ38.00
Sea ShantiesKaren Dolby$NZ28.00
Seeing Further. The Story of Science and the Royal Society.Bill Bryson$NZ28.00
SextantDavid Barrie$NZ27.00
Shackleton. A BiographyRanulph Fiennes$NZ40.00
Shackleton's Boat JourneyF.A. Worsley$NZ40.00
Ships of Omaha, TheCarol & James Ramage$NZ70.00
Smugglers and SmugglingTrevor May$NZ25.00
South. The Endurance Expedition. (Orange Penguin Classic)Sir Ernest Shackleton$NZ18.00
South.The Illustrated story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917. PBSir Ernest Shackleton$NZ40.00
Square Rigged Sailing Ships Visiting Nelson 1841-1914P. D. Raggett$NZ45.00
Story of Sanford Limited, ThePaul Titchener$NZ40.00
StraitsFelipe Fernandez-Armesto$NZ45.00
Sweat and ToilJohn McLean$NZ45.00
Teak and TideNigel Costley$NZ60.00
The Age of IslandsAlistair Bonnett$NZ35.00
The Battlecruiser New ZealandMathew Wright$NZ60.00
The Enderby SettlementConon Fraser$NZ50.00
The Enemy of the New Zealand CoastGerry Wright$NZ28.00
The First AstronomersDuane Hamacher$NZ40.00
The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 LanguagesVanessa Bird$NZ45.00
The Mullet BoatHarold Kidd & Robin Elliot$NZ30.00
The Natural NavigatorTristan Gooley$NZ32.00
The Story Of BanditShirley-Ann McCrystal$NZ25.00
The Story of HMNZS BlackpoolGerry Wright$NZ38.00
The Story of HMNZS Otago 1960-1970Gerry Wright$NZ40.00
The Story of HMNZS Otago 1970-1976Gerry Wright$NZ40.00
The Story of HMNZS Otago 1977-1983Gerry Wright$NZ40.00
Thoughts on Clinker Lapstrake Dinghy ConstructionPeter Peal$NZ65.00
Trial Of StrengthShona Riddell$NZ45.00
True Tales of Central WhangareiDon Armitage$NZ50.00
True Tales of Great Barrier Island 2016Don Armitage$NZ50.00
True tales of Kawau IslandDon Armitage$NZ50.00
True Tales of New Zealand Fisheries OfficersDon Armitage and Duncan Chisholm$NZ50.00
True tales of the Chatham IslandsDon Armitage$NZ50.00
True Tales of Whangarei HeadsJan Boyes$NZ50.00
Under Full Sail. PBRob Mundle$NZ38.00
Vehicular Ferries of Auckland. the Floating BridgeDavid Balderston$NZ65.00
Very Ordinary SeamanJ P Mallalieu$NZ45.00
Voyagers - The Settlement of the PacificNicholas Thomas$NZ40.00
We Three Go SouthEthel Richardson/ Cynthia Cass$NZ60.00
Yachtsman's Ten Language DictionaryBarbara Webb$NZ45.00