Boat Books Limited
22 Westhaven Drive, Auckland City, New Zealand
Phone + 64 (0)9 358 5691
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Visit us in store. Mon-Fri 9:00am - 5.00pm.
Saturday 10:00am - to 4:00pm. Sunday Closed.

  • 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

    Catalogue Update.

    New NZ Chart Editions.
    Aug/Sept/Oct. 2023

  • NZ 6321 Lyttelton Harbour

  • NZ 6324 Akaroa Harbour

  • NZ 5612 Napier Roads

  • 6821 Bluff Harbour and Entrance
  • 6825 Paterson Inlet
  • 632 Banks Peninsula


    Nautical Almanac NZ 204 2023/24

    2023/24 Edition now in stock!

    Sun Moon Tide Calendar for 2024

    Compass Adjusting Services.


    The Boaties Book

    2024 Edition
    Now in store.

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    In Memory of Tim Ridge.

  • Boatlife
    Like vanlife on the water . Arrived 14/11
    History of NZ
    and its inhabitants. Arrived 01/12
    Speedy Knots
    Quick and easy basics. Arrived 19/10
    Surf Porn
    World's best surf photos. Arrived 01/12
    A Spirit Companion
    Celebrating 50 years. Arrived 10/11
    Boats Of The Lake
    25 years at Lake Rotoiti. Arrived 14/11
    Fish And Ships
    Amazing nautical miscellany of facts.Arrived 06/11
    Native Shells of Aotearoa
    From Te Papa's Nature Series. Arrived 10/11
    Blue Blue Christmas
    Read and sing along!. Arrived 02/11
    Nautical Almanac 2024
    NP314-24 British Admiralty. Arrived 06/11
    The Bathysphere Book
    Some fun non-fiction for Xmas. Arrived 02/11
    The Pocket Cloud Book
    Ideal small size. Arrived 06/11


    The Stirlingshire being built at Nagles Cove

    Painting measures 1.12M x 0.90M.

    Price on Application

    HMS Coromandel loading Kauri Spars

    Painting measures 1.23M x 0.96M.

    Price on Application

    HMS Tortoise at Nagles Cove

    Painting measures 1.12M x 0.65M.

    Price on Application

    HMS Tortoise at Slipper Island

    Painting measures 1.12M x 0.65M.

    Price on Application

    Stirlinghsire and HMS Acheron at Nagles Cove

    Painting measures 1.34M x 0.98M.

    Price on Application


    Monday to Saturday
    9:00am - 5.00pm
    10:00am - 4.00pm

    Christmas Card of the week

    Set of 4 Wall Hangings

    With images of Bean Rock Lighthouse, Kahawai, Kingfisher and Brown Dinghy.

    Artwork by Justine Hawksworth.

    $120.00 for set of 4.

    Ngataki T-shirt
    Ngataki T-shirt

    Fundraiser for the ongoing restoration of Johnny Wray's boat


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

    Monday November 27th 2023

    Shipping Today (September 2023)
    Wooden Boat (October 2023)

    Thursday November 30th 2023

    Water Craft (Sept/Oct 2023)
    Yachting Monthly (August 2023)
    Marlin (October 2023)