About Us

GPerformance Rigging Workshopordon Bonney (aka Flash)

Known by most of the marine industry as  ‘Flash’, Gordon has been rigging for over 35 years, combined with his extensive sailing experience he has a wealth of knowledge to solve most rigging problems.

Gordon grew up sailing dinghies, moving up to keel boat racing, his sailing achievements include winning Cowes Week at least 8 times in various classes including  Sigma 33’s,  Prima 38’s,  Beneteau 25’s,  Melges 24, Beneteau 40.7’s, J109’s and SB3’s.  Gordon has also won several one design National Championships, a Cork Week,  been part of a Commodores Cup campaign and completed a transatlantic race.

All this sailing and rigging experience enables Gordon to provide his customers with solutions based on practical experience and knowledge.

Gordon Durrant

Gordon has been rigging for over 20 years and brings a wealth of experience to the team. Previously working for Westerly Yachts, Gordon specializes in cruising boats and mast work. Between the 2 Gordon’s there is rarely a problem that hasn’t been seen and fixed before!

Steve Brockway

Steve has been rigging for more years than we can count. He is our in house selden specialist, having worked with the Selden brand for many years.

Greg Caillbotte

Greg is our newest recruit, with a degree in composite materials, Greg is currently learning the art of rigging from the ‘old boys’.

Simon Fairman (aka Spoons)

A regular subcontractor to Performance Rigging, Simon has been rigging for over 25 years.  During this time he has worked on everything from small keel boats to a 275ft super yacht.  His wealth of experience makes him an invaluable member of the team in the busy months.

Simon also has an impressive sailing CV, competing in an Admirals Cup, Commodores Cup, Sydney to Hobart and a J24 worlds.

The Administration Team

The rigging team are supported by Ann & Fiona in the office, both ladies are sailors themselves, and work hard behind the scenes keeping the finances in check and managing the office.

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