Formed by Neil Gledhill in 2006, Hemisphere Rigging Servicesis the culmination of his 10 years within the marine industry.Having undertaken the position of Base Manager with Sunsail at the tender age of 24 Neil ran bases both overseas and here in the UK.
His career progression was undoubtedly accelerated by his time at the ChallengeBusiness, working on the 2004 Global Challenge round theworld yacht race alongside the infamous Andrew Roberts andPete Lucas.
The final step before taking the plunge and 'going it alone' was the alteration of a72' Challenge yacht to enable Dee Caffari to become the first woman to successfullycircumnavigate the globe westabout, single handed.
The Hemisphere team is complimented by the addition of Jason Haswell who has been working in the plymouth marine trade for the past 6 years, and Katy Lucas, who is the daughter of the infamous Peter Lucas. In addition you will Also find Tim Petitt assisting the team on larger projects, Tim is one of the former Challenge Business technical Managers and is often seen surveying commercial vessles as well.