Just winches llc. was founded in 2009 at Shilshole marina,Seattle Washington.

I initially serviced and installed winches and windlasses but discovered the potential to expand services to assist in refits.

Projects vary from minor to major refits depending on the vessel, in addition I offer :

Mobile specialty tools and support during heavy refits and warranty jobs.
Professional bilge cleaning services on all size vessels.(unlike others our process is well thought through).

Refit hubs , these are office workshops complete with specialty tools used by out of town technicians and engineers on warranty jobs who need local tools to get the job done.Units come with most amenities found in an office and tools you would find in an engine room.

Engineering support.

A small entity providing equipment, tools and hands on expertise to undertake refit projects.

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by Simeon on Just winches llc.

I met Jack on a refit in West Palm. I was day working at the time and eager to learn.

Jack was so knowledgeable and sparked the interest in me to pursue a career as an ETO.

Thank you so much for taking the time to mentor me Jack. Your kindness and professional work ethic makes a difference.

Thanks simeon , was a pleasure working with you , see you when you get back.

by nathan on Just winches llc.
Quality and honesty
Work quality: Top notch
Personality: Honorable and trustworthy
Accountability: Outstanding

I know nothing about boats but I know a lot about people and Jack is the real deal! I have worked 24 years in medicine, internationally, and have worked with many people in many cultures and have found few that have the ethical foundation you will find in Jack. I received an education and a working winch. The winch was old enough that the manufacturer no longer had any information on it and the tech had almost forgotten they had made one so reverse engineering was required.

Jack is my new lifeline for anything boating.

My boat- 1962 43ft Tolly.

Thanks Nathan fun working with you and i appreciate the honest review.jack.

by Eric wiberg on Just winches llc.
Work quality: Highest professional character
Personality: Very personalbe and engaging
Accountability: Very accountable

Testimonial for just winches llc. I've known Jack for over a decade and worked with him closely on a number of projects, mostly preparation and implementation of yacht delivery voyages on the East Coast of the US. In 1999 I founded a company called Echo Yacht Delivery. In that time I have always found Jack to be of the highest professional character. Not only is he very competent but he is also very personable and engaging. We have since become personal friends and attend each others family events together. I recommend Jack Kiragu without reservation for any project that he engages on, particularly in the yachting / engineering, where he has demonstrated great initiative, leadership, and drive. His work ethic and the professionalism with which he approaches any project is highly evident. Well done, Jack! Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions you may have. JD / Maritime Law, Masters in Marine Affairs degree.

Eric wiberg

Thank you Eric , it was a pleasure sailing with you.

by Jim mcbraye on Just winches llc.
Catalina 350

Jack is amazing! In addition to expertly servicing the Harken Winches on my Catalina 350, he patiently demonstrated and instructed me on the process. He goes about his work cleanly, methodically, and with precision. The results are my winches perform flawlessly - as if new. I have personally observed Jack working on other mechanical projects including boats and vehicles. He enjoys the challenge and can solve virtually any engineering issues. He is very intelligent, personable, and has a great work ethic and competency. Highly recommended in all respects!

Capt Jim