About C-Tech

C-Tech is a premium composites manufacturer in Auckland, New Zealand.
We have a close-knit team of over 40 staff focused on manufacturing excellence and understanding customer goals. Our composite technicians have handmade over 60,000 custom designed carbon spars, with impressive results.

Alex Vallings and Lyn Holland established C-Tech in 1997 from a shed in west Auckland, and originally began making carbon components for small yachts. C-Tech then grew to become the exclusive batten supplier to both Defender and Challenger in the 2003 America’s Cup, by 2007 all America’s cup teams were using C-Tech SailBattens, and we have since been market leaders in the sail batten industry.

In 2010 C-Tech moved to a custom built, state of the art factory and we have continued to grow. While our roots remain firmly in the marine industry our race proven experience and manufacturing capabilities have expanded and we are now attracting exciting projects from many different industries including telecommunications and aerospace.

Our inventive and highly motivated team have developed countless world winning products and have fun staying true to our company mission to ‘Make cool things go fast’.

C-Tech products are phenomenal. Our boat has gone better than it ever has before. Every one of their products is integral to our boat speed and durability in both cruising and racing.

P2 Team (Briand 125)