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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 Short History of SeafaringBrian Lavery$NZ28.00
A Voice for ShippingGavin McLean$NZ45.00
Adventures of a Pope At Sea, TheHarry Pope$NZ40.00
All Hands on Deck. Pt Chev Sailing Club 2019-2019Ed. Kirsty Macdonald$NZ50.00
All The OceansRon Holland$NZ75.00
Aphrodite's islandAnne Salmond$NZ55.00
Barometer Handbook, TheDavid Burch$NZ56.50
Beautiful BoatsRobert Brooke$NZ45.00
Between the Ports. Collingwood to WaitapuCarol Dawber with MDHA$NZ55.00
Beyond the KnownAndrew Rader$NZ42.00
Black SeaNeal Ascherson$NZ40.00
Blue MindWallace J Nichols$NZ30.00
Boat WordsDenny Desoutter$NZ33.00
Boundless Sea, TheDavid Abulafia$NZ85.00
Can Squid Fly?Tony Rice$NZ25.00
Captain Jeremiah Nagle 1801-82Don Armitage$NZ30.00
Catlins BoundMike McPhee$NZ60.00
Chasing a Dream - The Exploration of the Imaginary PacificJohn Dunmore$NZ40.00
Cherry - A Life of Apsley Cherry-GarrardSara Wheeler$NZ29.50
Classic.The Revival Of Classic Boating in New ZealandIvor Wilkins$NZ175.00
Dampier, The Dutch and the Great South Land. PBRob Mundle$NZ30.00
Dark ParadiseRobert Macklin$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$NZ30.00
Don't Shoot the AlbatrossJonathan Eyers$NZ20.00
Edge of the World, The - How the North Sea made us who we areMichael Pye$NZ30.00
EmmyRobin Elliott$NZ41.00
EndeavourPeter Moore$NZ40.00
EnduranceF.A. Worsley$NZ40.00
Endurance, The - HardbackCaroline Alexander$NZ84.00
Era of Coastal Shipping in New Zealand, TheMurray Jennings$NZ50.00
False FlagsStephen Robinson$NZ35.00
Ferntown to Farewell SpitCarol Dawber & Cheryl Win$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
Hilary's AntarcticaNigel Watson$NZ50.00
HMNZS Bellona 1946-1957Gerry Wright$NZ47.00
HMNZS Black Prince 1946-1959Gerry Wright$NZ38.00
HMNZS RoyalistGerry Wright$NZ57.00
How to Draw a Mapmalcolm & Alexander Swanston$NZ43.00
In the Hour of VictorySam Willis$NZ35.00
Jack Brooke Story, TheHarold Kidd$NZ25.00
Jagged SeasDavid Grant$NZ55.00
James Cook. The JournalsJames Cook$NZ32.00
Jim Young - designer boatbuilder sailorJim Young$NZ80.00
K ClassJenni Mence$NZ70.00
Kiwi Bathurst TalesGerry Wright$NZ47.00
Leading at the Edge. 2nd Ed.Dennis Perkins$NZ30.00
Lee RailHarold Kidd & Robin Elliott$NZ40.00
Little Book of the Sea, Food and Drink, TheLorenz Schroter$NZ30.00
LongitudeDava Sobel$NZ25.00
Memories. Roads of DestinyJohn Brooke$NZ45.00
Mistress of ScienceJohn & Rosalind Croucher$NZ50.00
More True Tales of Great Barrier IslandGreat Barrier Island History Research Group$NZ50.00
Motueka Wharf. 100 YearsCarol Dawber$NZ45.00
Mullet Boats 'n QuotesNoel Mitchell$NZ30.00
Mutiny on the BountyPeter Fitzsimons$NZ40.00
Nautical CuriositiesTerry Breverton$NZ35.00
Naval Footprints in New ZealandGerry Wright$NZ22.00
Navigation Through the AgesDonald Launer$NZ46.00
Navigators & NaturalistsMichael Lee$NZ70.00
Nets, Lines and Pots, Volume OneEmmanuel Makarios$NZ35.00
Nets, Lines and Pots, Volume TwoEmmanuel Makarios$NZ35.00
North Pole South PoleGillian Turner$NZ41.00
North sea WarriorGerry Wright$NZ40.00
On the MapSimon Garfield$NZ29.00
Our Secret WeaponGun Caundle$NZ45.00
Pacific. The Ocean of the Future (Small Format)Simon Winchester$NZ28.00
Plimsoll Sensation, TheNicolette Jones$NZ35.00
Ponsonby Cruising Club, the First Hundred YearsRobin Elliott & Harold Kidd$NZ40.00
Port To PlainsJames Bade$NZ50.00
Practical Mariner's Book of KnowledgeJohn Vigor$NZ37.00
Rainbow Warrior SalvageGerry Wright$NZ25.00
Reeds Maritime Flag HandbookMiranda Delmar-Morgan$NZ25.00
Rising Tide, TheTom Bamforth$NZ35.00
RoughyAlistair (AJ) Peach$NZ35.00
Salty DitsGerry Wright$NZ38.00
Salty Dog TalkBill Beavis & Richard McCloskey$NZ25.00
Scout - 100 Years Astern…Sandra Gorter$NZ40.00
Sea PeopleChristina Thompson$NZ38.00
Seeing Further. The Story of Science and the Royal Society.Bill Bryson$NZ28.00
SextantDavid Barrie$NZ27.00
Shackleton's Boat JourneyF.A. Worsley$NZ40.00
Ships of Omaha, TheCarol & James Ramage$NZ70.00
Skylarks and ScuttlebuttsLorenz Schroter$NZ30.00
Smugglers and SmugglingTrevor May$NZ25.00
Some Voyages around New Zealand and ElsewherePerce Harpham$NZ38.00
South Pole 1910-1913Assouline$NZ75.00
South. The Endurance Expedition. (Orange Penguin Classic)Sir Ernest Shackleton$NZ15.00
South.The Illustrated story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917. PBSir Ernest Shackleton$NZ40.00
Square Rigged Sailing Ships Visiting Nelson 1841-1914P. D. Raggett$NZ40.00
Story of Sanford Limited, ThePaul Titchener$NZ40.00
Subritzky Shipping (A Heritage of Sail) 1843 - 1993M.R.G. Subritzky$NZ41.00
Teak and TideNigel Costley$NZ60.00
Telescope, TheRichard Dunn$NZ35.00
The Barefoot NavigatorJack Lagan$NZ30.00
The Colin Wild StoryHarold Kidd$NZ25.00
The Enderby SettlementConon Fraser$NZ50.00
The Enemy of the New Zealand CoastGerry Wright$NZ28.00
The First FleetRob Mundle$NZ32.00
The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 LanguagesVanessa Bird$NZ45.00
The Lancashire WitchBelinda Lansley$NZ45.00
The Mullet BoatHarold Kidd & Robin Elliot$NZ30.00
The Sea and CivilisationLincoln Paine$NZ45.00
The Story Of BanditShirley-Ann McCrystal$NZ25.00
The Story of HMNZS BlackpoolGerry Wright$NZ38.00
The WaikatoPaul Moon$NZ70.00
The Waikato River GunboatsGrant Middlemiss$NZ42.00
Thoughts on Clinker Lapstrake Dinghy ConstructionPeter Peal$NZ65.00
Trial Of StrengthShona Riddell$NZ45.00
Trial of the Cannibal Dog, TheAnne Salmond$NZ55.00
True Tales of Central WhangareiDon Armitage$NZ50.00
True Tales of Great Barrier Island 2016Don Armitage$NZ50.00
True tales of Kawau IslandDon Armitage$NZ50.00
True tales of the Chatham IslandsDon Armitage$NZ50.00
True Tales of Whangarei HeadsJan Boyes$NZ50.00
U-Boat in New Zealand WatersGerald Shone$NZ40.00
Under Full Sail. PBRob Mundle$NZ38.00
Vehicular Ferries of Auckland. the Floating BridgeDavid Balderston$NZ65.00
Voices from the SeaRaewyn Peart$NZ25.00
Voyage to GallipoliPeter Plowman$NZ50.00
Voyages of the Brigantine 'Terror of Auckland' 1844-57Don Armitage$NZ30.00
We Three Go SouthEthel Richardson/ Cynthia Cass$NZ40.00
Weather Experiment - pbPeter Moore$NZ30.00
Wild Sea. A History of the Southern OceanJoy McCann$NZ40.00
Winkelmann's WaitemataRobin Elliott, Harold Kidd, T L Rodney Wilson$NZ40.00
Worst Journey in the World, TheCherry-Garrard$NZ36.00
Yachtsman's Ten Language DictionaryBarbara Webb$NZ45.00
ZEPHYR. The First 60 Years. 1956-2016Manly Sailing Club$NZ10.00