News From Gayle

Reflections On This Glen-L Family Business

On June 3, 2020, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Times are so tough and folks are hurting everywhere. As I was working on the current Glen-L Newsletter, I really wanted to bring some bit of joy to you, but I couldn’t think of anything. So, I said a brief prayer asking God to bring something up if that’s what I’m supposed to do. Then […]

The Best Part Of A Glen-L Boat Is Building It

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I have looked forward to sending you pictures since I received my frame kit for the Tuffy in 2002. (editor’s note: frame kits are no longer available.) My boat was launched for the first time on December 26th, 2019, on Lake Auman in Seven Lakes, NC.   (We live on the lake.) There were zero leaks! […]

Bronze vs. Stainless for Building Boats

On November 1, 2019, in Builder Tips, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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by Mark Bronkalla NOTE: Be sure to get your bronze and stainless fastenings from Glen-L! Every so often, boatbuilding points out that the correct answer to a problem is not always the obvious one. There have been many questions regarding which type of fastener is best; whether galvanized, bronze or stainless. This is complicated by […]

Glen-L Relocation is Complete!

On June 27, 2018, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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My father, Glen L. Witt, started Glen-L Marine in the back bedroom of his home in Compton, California in 1953. He soon found a small office he could rent down the street within walking distance. Fast forward to 1956 and Glen-L Marine was in a position to not only purchase a property but also build […]

Our Sweet Office Greeter Buckshot Has Retired

On June 5, 2018, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Many of you are familiar with our Chocolate Lab, Buckshot. And, I’m so very sad to say that he passed away on Friday, May 4.  He was just a dog–at least that’s what I keep telling myself. Then how come it hurts so badly now that he’s gone? Why do I keep crying and missing […]