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C-Tech SailBattens and C-Tech PlateBattens are available to sailmakers and end-users directly. To place an order please complete our order form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
C-Tech SailBattens products are delivered worldwide via sea freight or air freight. Pre-fitted factory joins allow battens to be supplied in sections.
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“Ginge” has been a key innovative figure in the history of New Zealand's skiff sailing development and is well known by those at the top of international sailing. Starting out as a fitter and turner he quickly combined his sailing experience, strong knowledge of material properties and a drive to innovate to develop C-Tech’s reputation as a company that manufactures superior, high-quality composite products. Alex can be found most weekends ripping down Auckland’s Waitemata harbour on the back of a skiff.
Business Development/Batten Sales
Chris has a background in mechanical engineering, marketing and business management. Prior to joining C-Tech in 2014, Chris spent 10 years building Weta Marine with his father from a garage project to a successful international business that has manufactured and sold over 1,000 composite sailing boats around the world. He is an accomplished sailor and is currently involved with kite foil racing in New Zealand.
Alastair joined C-Tech in 2016. He is a keen sailor and brings industry experience and sailing miles to the batten sales team. Al is always keen to take on a challenge and push what is possible. In his spare time you will find him up against the elements whether it be climbing mountains, ocean racing or mountain biking.
Jim has been with C-Tech for over 10 years and is an expert in shipping long, slender fragile packages from NZ to the world within tight timelines. Prior to working at C-Tech Jim was a technical sales engineer at Airtech supplying composite equipment to the european aerospace industry.
Rob Salthouse ‘Salty’ has joined C-Tech as Tube Sales Manager and R&D. Rob has been in the marine industry for over 30 years. He’s competed in 4 laps around the globe in the Volvo Ocean Race, 7 America’s Cup Campaigns and 5 Admirals Cups. Rob’s past experiences all amass to his extensive understanding of composites at the highest level possible. Rob’s role entails being the middle man at C-Tech, understanding our customers needs and turning them into reality.