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Build your own boat?! Are you crazy?!!!

On December 12, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, WebLetters, Why Build Your Own Boat?, by John B
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People who build their own boats are crazy. Not “certifiably insane” crazy like they have invisible friends they talk to, But crazy nonetheless.   Are YOU one of these people? Keep reading below and find out…   You know there are people out there that think you’re nuts, right? They think you have nothing better to do […]

Australian Barrelback-19 build

On November 21, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, Inboard Powered, by Justin Schooneman
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Welcome to my blog, It’s a little piece of the web where I’ll be documenting the build progress of a Ken Hankinson designed Barrelback-19, built using the cold-molded plywood method. Apparently it will possibly be the first Hankinson Barrelback-19 built in Australia. Now the pressure is on …………….. To quote from the Glen-L site where […]

True Grit Builder Upgrades

On September 13, 2011, in Power Cruisers, WebLetters, by Gayle Brantuk
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If you’ve been following our blog, you most likely watched the interview of Ray Macke who built the True Grit which is a 25 foot Sportfish Utility Cruiser extended to 27′. If you missed it, you can watch it here.

Ray and his wife have logged about 60 hours on their boat and spent 9 nights aboard and are truly enjoying their boat! We look forward to seeing Ray and Vicky and their True Grit at the Gathering this weekend in Tennessee. If you want to see some Glen-L boats in person, be sure and join us–info is on our website.

The beautiful thing about building your own boat is that you can tweak it as you need. Ray has made some recent changes and detailed them in the fascinating and entertaining article below…

New Glen-L Website Is Live!

On July 22, 2011, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Change isn’t always easy, but we hope the new and updated Glen-L website will be worth it. Our website had become very large and cumbersome with thousands of pages. Pete Mitchell of Big Guns Marketing, LLC has taken our old site and put it into a more concise, user-friendly format. We’re very pleased with what […]

True-Grit Builder Interview

On June 10, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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  The True Grit is the second Glen-L boat that Ray Macke has built and wow–what a beautiful job he did on this one too! If you’ll remember from our previous interview, Ray built the Cabin Skiff which he aptly named “Therapy” and travelled over 27,000 miles of inter-coastal waterways with her. The True-Grit is […]