About Rigtec 2018 Ltd

Welcome to Rigtec 2018 Ltd a dynamic and versatile Engineering business located in Blenheim, Marlborough, situated near the geographic centre of New Zealand. 

Rigtec was sold in August 2018 and formally became Rigtec 2018 Ltd.

In 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 2018 Ltd's aim is to fully understand customers needs and to provide each customer with a product which in quality and price matches its purpose.


Rigtec 2018 Ltd. 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.
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.
  • Aeronautical: Aircraft tooling, aircraft support tooling and aircraft components
  • Food: Fabrication of customised machinery within the seafood and confectionery industries.
  • General Engineering
  • Sport / Rowing: Fabrication and development of professional rowing equipment from Std. Riggers, wing riggers, boat accessories to boat storage systems. Supply of Martinoli and other imported boat accessories.
  • Wine: Pinot plungers, custom-made machinery for producing vines ties, Bottling plants maintenance