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Glen-L – Key Largo build, nr. Sydney Australia

On May 11, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Builder Tips, Inboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by jaguarrh
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Taking the plunge and starting a larger project. I have been considering building a boat for many years. Firstly I was taken by the simplicity of a Michael Storer “Goat Island Skiff” and learning to sail. Then I was captivated by some pictures of a “Melon Seed Skiff”. Finally, I saw a picture of a […]

Ken Hankinson Will Live On In Our Hearts And In His Designs

On May 10, 2018, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Once again, we have to say farewell to another prolific designer of boat plans for the amateur builder. Naval Architect, Ken Hankinson, passed away April 25, 2018. He will be greatly missed, but his designs will live on in all the boats he designed and are built by Glen-L builders all over the world. Ken […]

Barrelback by Jim Peerless Video Log

On December 5, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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Jim Peerless, builder of the Glen-L inboard Barrelback 19, put together 3 videos documenting the building and launching of his boat. Jim resides in Canada and purchased his plans and fastenings as well as all of the underwater hardware and some deck hardware for his boat from Glen-L. He did a beautiful job building his boat […]

Amazing Financial Situation from Sale of Home Built Barrelback

On July 23, 2015, in Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Many of you are familiar with James Hurley’s Barrelback because we’ve used it quite a bit on our site and in advertising. James recently contacted us to update his information in the Project Registry Archives on our site. It was so good to hear from him, so I asked if he was still using his […]

Build Your Dream Boat #12

On July 30, 2010, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Continuing the boat building dream #12… A client called today who had just received a set of plans and patterns for the Barrelback. He said, “I’m looking at these plans and I’m confused . . . is there more information about how to do this? I have experience with wood working and I’m not stupid […]

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