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Dean Massey
· August 3, 2017
We needed to replace and upgrade the solar panels on our Balance 451 catamaran, and Johan was recommended by our outstanding watermaker specialist , JT Halden. Johan confirmed the rudimentary plans I...'d worked out, assisted me in the decision making and worked with me to get the job done in a very professional and timely manner. In the process it became clear that he has a wide range of expertise in marine electrical systems and electronics, and I would recommend him without hesitation. Great job, reasonable price and very professional. See More
Lou Szabo
· December 24, 2015
We came to Fort Lauderdale with lofty dreams of cruising upgrades for our Leopard 40 sail cat, and quickly learned our planned budget was woefully inadequate. Johan of Refitz carefully listened to our... desires, budget constraints, priorities, and cruising plans, and proposed a customized plan, with options. There are several things that Johan most impressed upon us. First, Johan poured himself into the design and installations and was every bit as excited about the progress and equipment performance as us. Second, I’ve never seen anyone so focused on the details…Johan took care of the smallest things, and if he noticed something needed to be repaired, he either fixed it at no additional cost, or advised us of a cost impact. Johan always kept everything clean and protected from potential damage. Third, Johan continually talked to equipment manufacturers on best solutions for our needs, which further enabled a custom, one of a kind power solution for our cat. Fourth, Johan calls in other subcontractors he can trust (in our case, engine mechanics, air conditioning technicians, and divers) to perform preventive maintenance or correct other problems he’s identified, which saved us from experiencing bigger problems later. Lastly, Johan developed a sea trial test package that stressed everything, and equipment passed with flying colors. Johan really wanted to accomplish our broad scope refit, kept communication open at all times, and treated us with respect. We heartily recommend Johan/Refitz for any custom yacht upgrades in Fort Lauderdale, he truly is the best. See More
Bob Montgomery
· May 18, 2015
We had decided to install solar panels on out Prout 50 catamaran and Johan was highly recommended to us by a trades person working on our boat.
We were impressed by his observations, technical ideas a...nd professional manner.

Johan totally designed and managed all aspects of the project. He sent us updates and pictures of the progress while we were at home.

The job was finished on time and on budget and our new solar panels work perfectly.

The service and workmanship were outstanding.

Johan totally exceeded our expectations. We look forward to doing more projects with him.

Bob and Shirley Montgomery
Sun Cat
Prout 50
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Nicolas Mabru
· August 11, 2015
I've dealt with Johan for several years and never had any issues. He is extremely professional and always gets the job done
Rebecca Wood
· August 9, 2016
Johan was so professional! Awesome stereo install. Looks and sounds great!!!
Refitz Weaver Hoist Leaver Installation
Tough day on the water! ;) Sea trial shakedown to check and test a bunch of systems. This a quick clip as we headed back in. The multi zone Fusion stereo system effortlessly driving the two foredeck speakers providing the soundtrack. Enjoy! I know I did ;)
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