Welcome to Rigtec Engineering

We are welcoming you to celebrate the recent take over of new ownership since August 2018. Therefor we have a new boss but don't worry Dave still works at the company and you can still get the same service and banter.

A dynamic and versatile Engineering business located in Blenheim, Marlborough, situated near the geographic centre of New Zealand.

Since 1989, Rigtec has achieved excellence in the challenges of innovation, design and manufacturing, and in 2003 was awarded Winner of the Primary Manufacturing Category in Marlborough.

Rigtec's aim above all  is to fully understand customers needs and to provide each customer with a product which in quality and price matches its purpose.

Rigtec can provide:

  • CAD/CAM services utilising a wide range of computer files, e.g., DXF, IGES, DWG and Parasolid files.
  • Fabrication and development of professional rowing equipment
  • General machining and fabrication
  • General maintenance.
  • On-site manufacturing of customised machinery.
  • Online catalogue of our boat accessories.
  • Precision machining using modern and efficient machine tools
  • Quality service with a genuine interest in customer needs.
  • Repair and maintenance on equipment.
  • Supply of an extended range of rowing boat rigging and accessories
  • Supply of storage systems for rowing boats and equipment.

During the past 29 years, Rigtec has gained experience in the production of tools, custom-build machinery, sport equipment, maintenance and other services as required by our customers.

  • Professionalism

The desire to understand customer needs and to supply a product that matches its purpose in quality and price.

  • CAD/CAM services 

Using Camworks and Solidworks software Rigtec is able to design and build custom-made tools and machinery from concept to reality.

Our workshop is well equipped with an extended range of both manual and computerised machining tools (CNC), enabling us to provide a wide range of high quality and cost-effective services to our customers.

  • Systems

Systems are in place to ensure quality control when required.

What Industries do we work with?

Established in 1989, Rigtec Engineering Ltd has been involved in a wide spectrum of tasks, which has given the company a broad experience and understanding of various industries.

  • Sport / Rowing: Fabrication and development of professional rowing equipment from standard Riggers, wingriggers, boat accessories to boat storage systems. Supply of Martinoli and other imported boat accessories.
    • General Engineering- offer machining, welding, fabrication and fitting
    • Wine: Pinot plungers, custom-made machinery for producing vines ties, Bottling plants maintenance 

Custom Builds

Mark Webb

Owner/ General Manager

Cliff Webb


Hannah Reeve

Office Manager

Carl Jones

Fabricator/  Welder

Dave Henry

Design/ Consulting Engineer

Willy Roundhill

Fabricator/  Welder


CNC Machinest



Monday to Friday 7am – 5pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

17 Park Tce,
Po Box 968,
Blenheim 7240,

custom builds

Have a custom build you need doing?

Whether you have a plan in mind or want to sit down with one of our staff members and discuss it ~ Let’s chat

Online Rowing Catalogue

Need access to pdf’s and plans?

Look no further and we’ll help you out.

After that try out our online store

Shopping cart

Shipping and discount codes are added at checkout.