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Jacksonville FL Marine Services
I will be heading back down to our 1981 Stevens 47 late next week to begin tackling some major refit work.
First on the agenda is to totally rip out the ancient fridge/freezer and build a completely new system. I am going with dual Frigoboat units with keel coolers.
I also need to get our existing dodger and bimini top modified to a full cockpit enclosure and have some large sun shades made.
I also need some stainless steel fabrication and welding in order to have the stern pushpit extended up to the gates. I want all the railing/lifelines on the stern of the boat to be stainless steel as I plan to mount solar panels here. I also need to have one of our water tanks modified or a new stainless tank made.
I am also going to be installing a larger battery bank, battery monitor and a number of bits of new electronics and such plus my electrical systems needs some general repairs and cleaning up so I need a good marine electrical guru.
So.... REFERRALS! Who can refer me to some talent in the Jacksonville area for any and all of the above type skills. I need GOOD and CHEAP... or at least reasonable.