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About Southern Spars


Southern Spars specialises in the design and construction of carbon fibre spars and components, rigging and rig servicing.

As the industry pioneer, Southern Spars built its first carbon spar in 1990. Since then the company has pursued a passion for delivering world class cruising and racing spars, carbon rigging and service.

Its operation extends to four corners of the globe with centres in the USA, Denmark, Spain and Sri Lanka, with headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand. Southern Spars employs more than 500 staff worldwide.

From the founding of Southern Spars to the present, major emphasis has always been placed on developing a powerful team of people not just skilled in their specialist fields, but also fired by a passion for yachting and providing excellence in customer service.

Southern Spars is backed by the international Oakley Capital Group, a company renowned for investing in leading technology companies.

Southern Spars also tackles other composite design and manufacture problems. Take a look at some of our other projects.


Southern Spars is part of the North Technology Group, owned by Oakley Capital.

The North Technology Group originated in 1957 with North Sails (the global leader in sail-making). Today, North Technology Group is a diverse family of companies serving marine and manufacturing markets worldwide.

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