Sailboats

Top 10 Sailboat Designs

On June 11, 2017, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, Sailboats, by Gayle Brantuk
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fter my post about the Top 10 Designs, I had a request for the top 10 sailboat designs. So, here it is! Once again, these are the top 10 Sailboats according to our boat plan sales. It doesn’t necessarily mean that a lot of people are building these particular designs. For example, the Sabotina is […]

Building a Glen-L 15 in Portugal – Blog

On May 9, 2016, in Glen-L Styles, Plywood Construction, Sailboats, by PedroGRocha
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Two years ago I started the construction of a Glen-L 15. I have a blog with a lot of pictures. Sorry is in Portuguese http://construirumveleiro.blogs.sapo.pt/ You are welcome to visit… (Editor’s note: when we went to his blog, there’s a box that pops up and you can translate the page into your own language) Related […]

Top 10 Boat Plans

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Building a boat as a hobby is alive and well! In spite of current economic times, people are still building boats. They may not be laying down huge sums of moolah for a brand spankin’ new boat, but the desire to create a boat with ones own two hands is more popular than it’s ever […]

A $10 – 10 Minute Steam Box

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A $10 – 10 Minute Steam Box by Jack Dice, Stonington, Maine I needed to bend some wood the other day. I was installing new gunwhales and inwales on a fiberglass skiff (an old “Plastic Pete’s”) that was molded with a rounded bow as many of those fiberglass skiffs are. The original wood had rotted […]

First Splash(?) Italy 1938

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These photos were made from already developed negatives found in a thrift store in Virginia in 2013. The photos appear to be taken in and around Naples, Italy in the Spring of 1938. About 400 negatives were found, but I thought these two would likely resonate with our Glen-L boatbuilder family. And no, I don’t […]

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