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Skeg Versus Fin

On January 18, 2019, in Builder Tips, WebLetters, by Gayle Brantuk
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We’ve had several builders inquire about putting fins on their boat; specifically on the Squirt. The following notes should allow you to make a more informed decision as to whether to use a fin or skeg. Why use either? You don’t have to, many builders don’t. At low speed, you may not see a need. […]

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2018 Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders

On October 19, 2018, in Gatherings, by Gayle Brantuk
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“Awesome Gathering. I think it was the best ever. Great crowd and Tony is really making things really work well for us. The floating patio is such a great place for our evening dining and gathering for fun and karaoke.” – Roberta Hegy, Queen of the Boatbuilders The most recent Gathering, G-12, was quite a […]

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Doug’s Hunky Dory 23′ boat

On September 13, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Workboats, by Doug
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    I live in Kotzebue, Alaska, which is located 30 miles north of the Arctic circle.  I  have turned the upstairs of my house into a wood-working shop and some years will build a build boat up there, which is what I decided to do again this past winter. After looking at all of […]

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Walter’s Malahini Build

On September 4, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by WalterH
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Frames I spent the month of July making the frames for my Malahini and took August off. September is off to a good start with building the form and hanging the frames.  I raised the height of the building form to “bucket height” so I can fair the sheer without getting on my knees.  I […]

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Barrelback jet boat

On August 1, 2018, in Glen-L Styles, by Greg
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A lot has been been said whether it would be possible to run a jet in a Barrelback hull so I thought I would give it a try. Now right or wrong the result was pretty good and the boat is a lot of fun. I asked a navel architect friend of mine for a […]

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