Dane Tek Custom Works LLC

contact us
palleweinreich@yahoo.com or call 787-630-7992


Palle K Weinreich
PO Box 320152
Cocoa Beach, FL 32932

Education: Skibsmontor (equivalent to shipwright), Apprentice as a shipwright 4 & 1/2 years in Denmark

Skills: Due to many years in different work environments: Denmark- age 16 to 23 years old, Greenland 10 years, Caribbean 23 years; I have learned the following skills:
Thinking outside the box,
Focus on precision and quality,
Ability to multi task,
Faultfinding and problem solving,
I am easygoing in nature but focused on the task at hand,

My abilities include the following:
Diesel maintenance and repair
Electrical fault finding
Plumbing, pumps, etc.
Fine carpentry
Re-powering & new installations

Experience: (the following is focused on some of the special custom projects I have made)

2017 to present Midnight Rambler, 27' Dusky. Complete refurbishing job.

2016: Breanker- Re-powering, various rewiring jobs, maintenance and repairs, carpentry. 53’ charter cat.

2016: Gulfstar 53’, complete floor replacement whole vessel. Other various maintenance tasks.

2016: Boat Bar, a personal project. This is made in wood in the shape of a boat hull. In 2016, finished the plug and then completed a mold intended for reproduction.

2016: Finished three year project of new invention. Special electrical switches and panels for boats and RVs. Patent awarded Feb. 2016.

2014 to 2015 44’ Benetaeu The Office; owned by Peter Neilsen - Puerto del Rey Marina, Fajardo, PR. Design and remodeling front cabin, change from two double front cabins to one large double cabin. Restored and enlarged bathroom. Installed new bulk heads, custom designed and built double bed complete with cabinets and storage. This job involved many additional tasks.

2013- Braveheart, 56’ charter cat. Various tasks: Fine carpentry, fiberglass, including a cold water custom built fountain.

2010 to 2012- Whitecap, 43’ Bertram. Year and a half task. Complete new interior in teak.

2009- Recycle, 38’ Bertram, complete teak wood interior.

2009- The Office, 44’ Benetaeu, design and fabrication of motorized davits in aluminum. Also, rewiring and fabrication of new instrument panel.

2008 to 2009- Inn on the Blue Horizon, resort project. Custom bars and various other tasks.

2007 Custom Sink for "Niche" Restaurant in Acacia Guest House, Condado, PR. The sink is custom designed to fit in a particular space. A mold was made and then a fiberglass product resulted and finished in epoxy enamel.

2007 Cresent Moon Bar, Inn on the Blue Horizon, A 12' long bar covered in copper in the shape of a cresent moon. The bar is moveable on wheels and was made to sit outside in tropical weather conditions.

2005 Blue Moon Bar, Inn on the Blue Horizon, Vieques, PR - 48 foot octagonal bar top. Renovated a cement bar by framing it in red cedar wood. Installed art panels on the top and prepared for and applied epoxy resin.

2005 44' Beneteau; Kimi Jay; owned by Kenneth Sewell - Puerto del Rey, Fajardo, PR - Remodeling front cabin - change from two double front cabins to one large double cabin.

2005 R.J. Reynold's Tobacco Company - Puerto Rico - Aluminum shelving designed, manufactured and installed in twenty-four company trucks.

2004 Café Noname - Palmer, Puerto Rico - Remodeling of an old wood building into a funky café.

2004 Hans Christian 39'; owned by Ralph Gerhart - Puerto del Rey, Fajardo, PR - Fabrication of teak deck chests, interior remodeling and repair.

2004 44' Benetau, The Office, owned by Peter Nielsen - Puerto del Rey, Fajardo, PR - Complete replacement of flooring in interior of vessel. This required designing new layout. Made of solid Embuia (Brazilian Teak). Also complete overhaul of electric control panel.

2003 - 2004 Acasia Guest House, 1750 McLeary St., Condado, PR.- remodeling of Guest House including design and construction of steel reinforced balconies, design and construction of stairways, construction of roof top pool and spa area.

2003 Private home, Island of Cuelbra, PR - Custom made kitchen cabinets in solid mahogany. Designed, constructed, and installed

2002 Brass Cactus Restaurant - Canovanas, PR - seven life size figures cast from life and constructed of metal and plaster placed in a 50's street facade.

2002 Carli's Piano Bar - Old San Juan, PR - glass rack in the shape of a piano including lights.

2001 Van Haefen Terrace Project - La Rocka in Las Corabas, PR - 1000 sq feet steel and wood construction

2001 Wind Chimes Guest House, Conado, PR - 28 foot bar constructed in Imbuia (Brazilian Teak) wood shaped in the form of a boat.

1999 Heineken / Mendez & Co. - Puerto Nuevo, PR; 2 17x35' Exterior Wall Murals 5 stories up & aerial sculpture;

1999 Condado Veterinary Clinic - Condado, PR: Animal Sculptures - a six foot dog including a bird and cat constructed in wood

1998 42' Power boat, La Princesa, owned by Joe Smith at Roosevelt Roads Navy Base, Ceiba, PR - total refurbishing of interior plus installation of power plant plus new water tanks, engine work etc.

1998 32' Sail boat - total hull repair after hurricane damage done in Hurricane George. Boat owned by Miguel Garcia - Isleta Marina, Fajardo, PR

1998 Caribbean Blues Tropical Bar & Grill - Fajardo, PR - 74 foot bar made of imbuia wood

1991- 1997 Operator and Diesel Mechanic; Greenland Contractors, Sonderstrom Airbase, Greenland. Duties: total overhaul of eight 500 KW white superior engines, maintenance of four emergency generators 400 KW Mercedes, utility generators for flight line lights and radar systems, two years after promoted to foreman at power plant, water treatment plant and heating plant for Sonderstrom, Greenland.

1990- 1991 Chief engineer on 300 ton ice breaking salvage boat, Viking Naja, Diving Company Viking, Supervisor: Peter Buhl; Nuuk, Greenland.

1989- 1990 Design and building of 40 ft steel hull motor sailer. Sold in 1996.

1990 Rebuilding 35 ft Hallberg Rassy motor sailor damaged in hurricane Hugo. Puerto del Rey, Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Owner- Hans Christensen. Job included fiberglass work, holy soul interior, teak work.

1985- 1989 Royal Danish Trade Department as a Tilsynsmontor, Sunderstrom Airbase, Greenland; Supervisor- Lars Fredrickson. Duties: in charge of refrigeration and freezing systems, building inspection, repair of technical equipment, fire inspection, running and maintaining emergency power plant and a variety of other duties.

1983- 1985 Various employment opportunities including boat repair, restoration and refrigeration while sailing 34' Double Ender Sloop from Denmark throughout the Caribbean via the United States.

1982- 1983 Motor Ferry Gelting Nord, 350' passenger ferry in route between Norway and Denmark. In charge of repair and maintenance of three 500 KW Deuzts diesel generators. Also miscellaneous repair work on ship’s heating units and main engines.

1981 Bagh og Company, Hundestead, Denmark.
Service technician maintaining and repairing production machinery for sheet metals and electrical supplies. Duties preformed for six months.

1976- 1981 Apprenticeship as Ship Fitter for Frysen Maskinteknik, Denmark Duties: maintenance and repair of commercial fishing fleet.
Achieved Ship Fitter Certificate and certification for Maintenance Engineer up to 2,000 horse power vessels.