RopeTek is your complete source of rigging for marine, industrial, and architectural projects.
Services include yacht rigging, lifelines, mooring ropes, wire balustrades, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of wire ropes, synthetic and natural cordage, inspection and splicing of heavy industrial wire rope cables and more.
Our mission is to provide you with quality professional service and outstanding on-going support. We tackle any job no matter how big or small with our service tailored to your needs and budget. We use top quality certified materials and do top quality work.
For more information on RopeTek services, please call Adam on 021 542 268.
Fabrication, installation, maintenance, and consultation..
We source materials and equipment locally from within New Zealand if possible, subject to them meeting an acceptable standard and support from the manufacturer. We do not buy any no-name hardware or wire and ensure that all manufacturer warranties are passed on to our clients.
Rigging Dulcinea - March 2017
The RopeTek rigging business was started 15 years ago by John and Faye Foulds and purchased by Adam Bonham-Carter 2 years ago. They are known as the local “go to” professionals for all your yacht rigging requirements.
The RopeTek van is the mobile workshop with a full complement of tools including a new Wire-Teknik hydraulic roll swager (only Lloyds approved machine of its type), Loos professional wire tension gauges, crimping, swaging, straightening, and measurement tools. They also carry a good selection of fittings and rope cordage – both conventional yacht braid and hi-modulus Dyneema products.
Adam, supported by his partner Kim Tait, deliver the company mission to provide quality professional service and always strive to satisfy their client’s needs. “The job is not done until the client is happy”. We are always available to respond to boatie’s needs and provide great ongoing after-care.
John Foulds, the journeyman rigger of 30 plus years and well-known founder of the business, also continues to work with RopeTek on a part time basis and is called upon when his experience is needed.
Boats Ropetek have worked on: 10 Gauge, 4th Dimension, Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, Aeolus, Allone, Amok, Australe, Ballistic, Baltazar, Basil Brush, Bintang, Blackout, Blue Wych, Boundless, Campaign, Carried Away, Casteele, Chantelle, Cheetah II, Chili Sauce, Cowabunga, Desire, Dream Weaver, Drumpeel, Duende, Dulcinea, Elyse, Endeavor, Exodus, Farr Out, Farr Reaching, Fulani, Galantis, Georgia, Gourmet Sailing, Grasshopper, Green Dream, Gypsy Baron, Honey, Hurricane, Incognito, Irish Mist, Iron Duke Sea Scouts, Irwin James, Jet, Jezera, Kautere, Kinetic, Kiritea, Kyrenia, La Moute, Lamita Cola, Leeway, Lorelei, Macaroon, Magic Dragon, Mahalia, Manaia, Mandala, Mascarin, Maya, Mighty Quinn, Miro, Miz Mae, Mon Tour, Moonraker, Moselle, Music, My Republic, Mystic Traveller, Nanci Clair, Nova, OEO, Ocean Jewel, Penelope, Phantasea, Playdo, Privateer, Rangitira, Rapport, Real Time, Rory Mohr, Rua, Sabatayn, Sail Nelson, Sailing Solutions, Same Cafe, Saphire II, Scarlet Dancer, Scoundrel, Sea Scouts, Silver Girl, Solo, Splash, Step Ahead, Sula, Sultana, Svaap, Taranto, Te Anau, Te Haranui, Tilikum, Tin Tan, Waipawa, Wairoaiti, Warhorse, West Wind II, Wharatai, Willpower, Windana, Windward II, Xena, Yonder Star, Zenith, Zephyrus.
Industrial - Commercial clients include: Real Journeys, Nelson Pine, McDonalds, Anchor Bar and Grill, Nelmac, Sturgeon Amusements, Nelson City Council, Tasman District Council, AJ Rankin Boatbuilders, Bays Boating, Happy Valley Adventures, Harris Construction, Fulton Hogan, Fitzgerald Construction, Luna Park Amusement Park, Sharlands Engineering.
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