Third Championship win for Chris Rashley & C-Tech at the Moth Europeans 2013
At the 2013 Moth Europeans in Sicily Chris Rashley has taken overall honours winning his third European Championship.
Chris sails the Exocet Moth, the result of three years design during which Ellway Aero-Hydrodynamics have worked closely with C-Tech developing the winning rig.
Chris is also the UK National Moth champion and ranks 7th in the World.
Carbon fibre pit boom for Triple 8 Racing & Red Bull Australia
C-Tech are suppliers to Triple 8 Racing, partnered with Red Bull Racing Australia for their carbon fibre pit booms. Triple 8 Race Engineering is an Australian motor racing team who are one of the leading teams competing in the V8 Supercar Championship series.
Great result for Blasse & C-Tech at the 2013 OK Dinghy Worlds
After a week of fantastic sailing and hospitality Roger Blasse (AUS) has won the OK Dinghy Worlds in Pattaya, Thailand with a C-Tech mast.
Overall, it was a fantastic C-Tech rig result with nine places in the top 10: 2nd to Nick Craig (GBR), 3rd to Michael Williams (AUS)
C-Tech masts have now won the OK Worlds 5 years running.
2013 JJ Giltinian Trophy for the 18ft Skiffs
At the JJs in Sydney C-Tech, crewed by Alex Vallings, Josh McCormack and Peter Burling, came 4th overall. C-Tech also won the Invitation Race before the event.
Overall, it was also our best C-Tech rig result to date with five places in the top 10: 2nd (Coopers-Rag & Famish Hotel), 4th (C-Tech), 5th (Smeg), 8th (Yamaha) and 9th (Yandoo).
Congratulations to everyone who took part.
C-Tech 3rd & 4th at the 2013 12ft Skiff Interdom's
At the 2013 12ft Skiff Interdom' Championships in January C-Tech placed 3rd and 4th against the top Australian teams.
3x winner Alex Vallings the owner of C-Tech found himself in a battle for 3rd place on the podium against the other C-Tech team of Chris Reid and Ben deFluiter.
Overall C-Tech results are race winners 1 - 6 all using C-Tech rigs, and 14 out of the top 20. Great results for C-Tech.
C-Tech clinch the Nespresso 18ft Skiff title, San Fran 2012
C-Tech dominated this event in San Francisco winning 6 of 8 races including the famous bridge to bridge.
Skippered by C-Tech's Alex Vallings and crewed by Josh McCormack and Chris Kitchen they won the event with a new boat launched earlier this year fully rigged with C-Tech gear.
2012 C-Tech introduce C-T PlateBattens
A new range of composite battens from C-Tech have been launched in August 2012, designed to complement and extend our existing CT Sailbatten range.
Whereas the hollow tapered CT Sailbattens are suitable for yachts from 45ft up to large Superyachts, C-T PlateBattens have been designed to allow yachts from 12ft up to 90ft to take advantage of C-Tech's batten technology. Carbon plate battens
C-Tech win the 2012 Mark Foy in a brand new skiff
The 2012 Mark Foy Trophy took place in Auckland during the month of January. Alex Vallings from C-Tech and his crew sailed to victory in a brand new 18ft Skiff. The JJ Giltinians take place in Australia in February 2012.
Photo courtesy: Cathy Vercoe LuvMyBoat.com
Moth Europeans 2011 won with a C-Tech mast
Congratulations to British Sailor Chris Rashley who has won the 2011 Moth European Championship in Germany with a C-Tech mast.
"His scorecard was a near perfect set of bullets. he definitely has more power in the lighter winds and we attribute this to the mast, so you can add that to your list of accolades" Phillipe Oligario, July 2011 Atomik UK
2011 C-Tech mast wins the International OK Dinghy Worlds
The 2011 OK Dinghy Worlds have been won in Largs Scotland by Nick Craig from Great Britain, Nick wins for the 4th time. 2nd place went to Martin Von Zimmerman, 3rd to Thomas Hansson-Mild with a C-Tech mast and 4th to Greg Wilcox also with a C-Tech mast.
C-Tech masts have now won the OK Worlds 4 years running.
photo courtesy: Neil Goodhead
C-Tech carbon AC45 rudders
C-Tech has been contracted to build the rudder foils for the AC45 America's Cup boats. C-Tech has manufactured the steering assemblies using high temp' pre preg in aluminium molds. Hull parts are manufactured using resin infusion, tillers, cross bars and stocks are manufactured using a pre preg mandrel wrap technique.
Watch the AC45's in action on You tube
UK Cherub wins "Concours d'Elegance" at the RYA Volvo Dinghy show with a C-Tech mast 2011
A UK Cherub designed by Kevin Ellway won the 'Concours d'Elegance' at the RYA Volvo Dinghy show 2011. The boat was also given the title 'boat of the show'.
Eleanor has a C-Tech Cherub carbon fibre mast. The spec has been beefed up through the use of high modulus carbon fibre in order to stiffen the top of the spar due to the ever increasing size of the flat top mainsails.
Daily sail RYA Volvo Dinghy Show
Photo courtesy: Peter Barton
Australian Contender Champ's won with a C-Tech mast 2011
Congratulations to Geoff Fisher who won the International Contender Australian Champ's with a C-Tech mast. Geoff dominated the event which took place at South Lake Macquarie Amateur Sailing Club. Visit our Contender page for C-Tech products.
Sean Managh comments on his C-Tech rig "the rig worked well and it looked hot! isn't that half the race?!" Jan 2011
Photo courtesy: South Lake Macquarie Sailing Club
1st place with a C-Tech mast at the NSW NS14 State Titles 2010
Congratulations to Robert Fish and Cassie Cause sailing "Dark side of the Moon" with a C-Tech mast, they won the 2010 NSW NS14 State titles.
2nd place went to Scott Day and Holly Norris sailing "Salty Lips" with a NS14 C-Tech mast and NS14 C-Tech boom.
The fleet of 72 boats raced at Gosford, NSW, Australia.
Photo courtesy: Michael Chittenden
1st place with a C-Tech mast at the OK Dinghy Worlds 2010
New Zealand's Karl Purdie won the 2010 OK Dinghy Worlds with a C-Tech high modulus OK mast
In Wellington, Karl fought off stiff competition during the regatta from other World Champions to become the World and Veteran champion for 2010.
The OK Dinghy is the most successful International Class in NZ, with 10 World Champions to date. The last 3 OK Worlds have been won with C-Tech masts onboard and C-Tech were proud sponsors for 2010.