Boat Books Limited
22 Westhaven Drive, Auckland City, New Zealand
Phone -64 9 358 5691
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Visit us in store. Mon-Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm. Sunday 10am - 4pm.

  • 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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  • Subject Index

  • NZ Books

  • Secondhand Books

  • Sale/Special Price Books

  • The Chart Table

  • New Zealand Chart Catalogue

  • Australian Chart Catalogue table & graphic

  • Fijian Chart Catalogue as graphic

  • Cruising Guides

  • RYA Publications

  • Maritime Studies

  • NZ Coastguard Boating Education

  • Gift Vouchers

    NZ Chart Catalogue Update.

    New Edition Now In Store.

  • NZ 532- Approaches to Auckland (10/18)

    Chart correcting agent for New Zealand Charts.

    Compass Adjusting Services.

    A 'virtual' look inside the shop?

    Boat Books Ltd

  • From Raft to RaftThe Incredible voyage from Tahiti to Chile, and back. Arrived 08-12-18. New Zealand's Great walksThe Complete Guide. 08-12-18.
    Lighthouses of Europe Iconic Lighthouses of Europe. Arrived 7-12-18. Antarctica Cruising Guide4th Edition. 2018. 07-12-18.
    50 Romantic havens in the Mediterranean. Arrived 05-12-18. The New Panama Canal. A Journey between two Oceans. Arrived 05-12-18.
    Captain's Table. Arrived 05-12-18 Everyday is an Adventure Mug. Arrived 05-12-18
    The Travels of Marco Polo Illustrated Edition. Arrived 05-12-18. Beside the Seaside . Arrived 05-12-18
    Surfing. Water is Freedom. Surfing Photography at its best. Arrived 30-11-18 Close Encounters with Marine Life Arrived 30-11-18
    How to Catch Fish and Where. Volume 2 The BIG FISH Edition.. Arrived 24-11-18. Mutiny on the Bounty Peter Fitzsimons. 8-11-18.

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

    Monday December 2nd 2018

    Cruising World (October 2018)
    Yachting World (airfreighted) (December 2018)

    Thursday December 6th 2018

    Yachting World (October 2018)
    Yachting Monthly (October 2018)
    Passagemaker (October 2018)
    Model Boats (October 2018)
    Marlin (October 2018)
    Sea Breezes (October 2018)
    National Geographic Traveler (October/ November 2018)


    Sunset to Sunrise

    A fascinating history of all of New Zealand's lighthouses, includes the historical details, plans and original photographs, as well as stories of hardship and perseverance.
    Published November 2018.


    Cruising Guides, Books, NZ Charts,Chart table instruments and Courtesy Flags


    Now in Store $20.00

    See the magazine page
    for full details.


    Navigators & Naturalists

    French Exploration of New Zealand and the South Seas 1769-1824



    Tales of voyaging and encounter that defined New Zealand



    William Owen's Hauraki Gulf

    Was $45.00 Now $10.00

    The 2019 Boaties Book

    Or follow the link to....

    BOATIES 2019.