Hunky Dory 23′ boat, by Doug in Alaska

On October 9, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Workboats, by Doug

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 the different […]

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

On December 12, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, WebLetters, Why Build Your Own Boat?, by John B

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 […]

Build Your Dream Boat #18

On August 2, 2010, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

Continuing the boat building dream #18… This week’s post is specifically for those of you who are still trying to decide if building a boat is right for you or if you can really do it. This article was written by Naval Architect, Ken Hankinson back in 1985 for publication in Trailerboats Magazine but is […]

Build Your Dream Boat #3

On July 15, 2010, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

You may be wondering if you can actually build your own boat. We are frequently asked this question and it is obviously a difficult one to answer. However, we can tell you that most who build our boats have never built one before. Our client Jim in San Diego is almost finished building his very […]