Directory: Masts / Rigging / Rope Systems


With facilities in both the Solent and Plymouth, we offer a full range of services for your yacht or keelboat, from a full rig replacement to the supply of the smallest part, which enables you to repair items yourself; we design and specify complete sail handling solutions for new projects; and refits of older yachts; our state of the art engineering facilities enable us to manufacture custom parts to suit your requirements; and with our mobile rigging teams we also provide a truly global service to our clients.

Building 9, Premier Marina, Swanwick, Southampton, Hampshire SO31 1ZL

+44 (0)1489 876876

B A Yacht Services

20+ years experience and specialist in race boat services, yacht management, refit, repair, paint spraying, rigging and discounted rope supplier, project management, logistics and much more.

Cowes Boat Yard, Arctic Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7PG

+44 (0)7976 715338

Clare Lallows

Clare Lallow’s was established in 1867 and has an unrivalled tradition of boat building, restoration, wood working and service. The company combines traditional techniques and craftsmanship with modern materials and technology to provide a wide range of services on all types of boats. In addition to being specialists in the restoration of classic wooden boats such as Ted Heath’s Morning Cloud (now ‘Opposition’) and a sister ship, Easy Glider, we have the facilities and craftsmen available for all types of GRP and gel- peeling work. With our dedicated painting, rigging, fabricating and engineering departments, we can offer a complete service to yachtsmen. We offer a very competitive scrubbing service. We can haul out and store vessels on our own sites and we can use our cherry -picker for mast work. Our fuel berth is open seven days a week and we offer a round the clock repair service during major sailing events.

3 Medina Road, Cowes, Isle Of Wight PO31 7BU

+44 (0)1983 292112

Richardsons Yacht Services

Established in 1988 Richardsons Yacht Services has retained its status as a local family run business building and servicing yachts, along with a busy chandlery. The move to their new premises in 2016, within Island Harbour has enabled them to offer a more efficient service while maintaining the same high class of work carried out by their team of skilled craftsmen. They believe they now offer a unique ‘one-stop’ facility for all craft to 50 tons.

Island Harbour, Mill Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2LA

+44 (0)1983 821095

Rigit Uk Ltd

Your rig & sail are the engine of your yacht. The rig needs to be maintained and sometimes upgraded as with every other system on your boat. For example wire manufacturers typically suggest a working life of 10 years for 1x19 wire, 7 years for Dyform and 5 years for rod rigging? Rigit UK is happy to provide rigging services whatever your rigging needs. We are an experienced, Solent based company operating seven days a week from our workshop in Southampton and our shop in Cowes. We can provide rigging advice, rig inspections, rig tuning, rigging hardware, furling system servicing, standing rigging, running rigging, furlers and deck equipment. Our aim is to provide a rigging service to boat owners on how to get the most from their sailing experience, whether cruising or racing, and use our experience and knowledge to suggest improvements for performance, handling, comfort and budget. Please contact us

Itchen Marine Ltd, American Wharf, Elm Street, Southampton SO14 5GA

+44 (0)808 281 9423 / +44 (0)7593 220213

Spencer Rigging Ltd

Since 1958 Spencer Rigging has been supplying, manufacturing and installing rigging all over the world. Based in Cowes on the Isle of Wight and William Street in Southampton, yacht rigging has always been the major part of Spencer Rigging’s business. We also produce lifting and architectural equipment for clients across commercial, MOD and construction industries, and carry out non-destructive and destructive testing. LEEA accredited and ISO 9001 registered, Spencer Rigging’s loft offers unrivalled manufacturing and lifting facilities, producing rigging for all sectors, including wire swaging 1.5mm to 32mm wire, talurit swaging 1mm to 58mm, rod rigging -4 to -540. Its in-house production of lifting equipment includes webbing (CE Marked), chain, and wire slings.

Empire Buildings, St Mary’s Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7SX

+44 (0)1983 292 022

Victoria Quay

Victoria Quay is a Marine Services Hub located within Royal Clarence Yard in Gosport under development by UK Docks Marine Services who are a family owned business specialising in marine services and infrastructure for ships and boats across the UK. The 6 acre unique waterfront location in Portsmouth Harbour offers facilities including 150m of deep water servicing pontoons, 3.5 acres of hardstanding for boat storage ashore, workshops and offices currently housing 10 marine industry based businesses from riggers to painters, mechanics and electricians, covered space for marine equipment storage, as well as a 75T Travel hoist, 50T boat mover, 40T Mobile Crane, 4T Forklift and a Tow Boat. Victoria Quay has been operational for 18 months and has already become a vibrant facility providing a turnkey solution for boat maintenance and repairs and has recently completed the construction of a brand new hoist dock enhancing the lifting and launching operations.

UK Docks Royal Clarence Yard Ltd, Weevil Lane, Gosport PO12 1AX

+44 (0)2392 586951

VMG Technology Masts & Marine Systems Ltd

VMG Technology Masts & Marine Systems Ltd imports and distributes a wide variety of marine equipment with the goal of providing boating enthusiasts with the best equipment to fulfil the ambitions of each sailor. We research the manufacturing companies to establish the best designs, the best engineering, the best quality and the best-looking components and deliver them to you for the best price. Our objective is to provide a range of deck-up products making the most of the available technology to drive the performance you want. We will supply, install and service: Aluminium & Carbon Masts & Spars, Bowsprits, poles & vangs, Standing rigging, Running rigging, Splicing, Furlers & furling systems, Deck equipment, Project management, refits & advice Whatever your need we can respond efficiently from our Solent base.

Shamrock Quay, William St, Southampton, Hants SO14 5Q

+44 (0)2380 174856