About Us

Boat Books is Australia's largest specialist marine bookshop and Chart Agent with 2 stores in Melbourne and Sydney.

With around 5500 items our site offers an invaluable, easy to use resource for both the professional sailor and the recreational boating enthusiast covering topics from boat building in wood, metal or glassfibre to racing in Yachts, keelboats or dinghies. Our extensive range of cruising guides covers the world as well as specialist Australian waters, plus we carry all the latest popular marine releases.

If its charts you need for that upcoming cruising trip, Boat Books stock global coverage of navigation charts. As Official Agents for Australian, British Admiralty, New Zealand, and Fijian, charts we can make selecting the right chart easy, and if you have charts you haven't corrected we also offer a correcting service for them. For those of us more computer orientated, the latest worldwide digital charts and navigation software systems are also available.