Yacht Riggers located in Cape Town South Africa - Asociated Rigging
20 Feb 2019, project nearing completion

ArchAngel SA535

36 footer of 1979, Lavranos 1 Ton (design #97)


ArchAngel was built for and achieved 3rd place in the World One Ton Cup Championships of 1979.


She was found in Gordon's Bay and

New mast and rigging test sailing on 5th June 2017

Climate Action Now 

(ex: Funnel-Web) a Robert Hick Open 50 design (2003)

Lisa Blair left Albany in Australia on 22nd January 2017 in an attempt to become "the first female to sail solo around Antarctica".

Dismasted after 72 days at sea...

Lady Amber

A lovely picture of Lady Amber under sail, kindly supplied by Peter Flanagan. We recently assisted with a new furler, various rigging and other maintenance items while she was here in Cape Town.

mast before & after

We feel honoured to have been entrusted with the mast and spar refurbishment on Voortrekker II.

Brought alongside, ready for un-stepping.

Well-known local Cape Town campaigner "Thunderchild", a Lavranos 52 design, required maintenance to her rod rigging.

World ARC Rally

This year we celebrate a decade-long partnership with the World ARC rally, having got involved back in 2005 when approached by Admiral Insurance to inspect and survey all their respective vessels in the fleet.  As news spread amongst the boats we ended up inspecting and executing remedial repairs to many, if not all of them.

Seychelles Charter Company

14th August 2014 found Warren travelling to Mahe in the Seychelles to undertake a mast, spars and rigging survey inspection and report for the Seychelles Charter Company. Their Eleuthera 60 (Fountaine Pajot catamaran) “NKALINDAU” was on the hard for scheduled maintenance.