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Building a Riviera Saved My Life

On March 25, 2020, in Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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by BobD I’ve recently completed building a Riviera in Canberra Australia. I’m a Navy veteran forced into retirement with PTSD and have been using the build as part of my therapy. I’m OK now, but It has saved my life – literally! There is no other project like building a wooden boat, and there have […]

Squirt by Bill and Linda Whitney

On December 7, 2015, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by BillW2
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We probably qualify for having completed a Glen-L Squirt in record time.  Actually, the record for longest time, since this boat was started in 2002 and finally finished (maybe) in only 13 years. This little boat is shown at the up-side down stage in your customers photo section. Then it was also in your web […]

1964 Chris-Craft Super Sport Restore

On September 14, 2015, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Brad Schiller aka “Builder in the Corn” has been to past Boatbuilder Gatherings and plans on bringing his boat this year. Brad has completed a restoration of a 1964 Chris-Craft Super Sport and has done a beautiful job. Brad has a Gallery here on our site showing some photos of his work. Be sure and […]

Classic Boat Restoration

On June 28, 2013, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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As I mentioned in my last Glen-L Newsletter, John and I attended an ACBS Workshop last Saturday with our local chapter. The workshop was at Robinson Restoration in Fallbrook which is about an hour north of San Diego. Brian and Tim Robinson are father and son restorers of classic boats and they have an awesome […]

Tahoe 23 Builder Video Tribute

On August 3, 2012, in Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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Gerald Hurst sent me the video below and I just had to share it with our readers. The video was made for him for his birthday to celebrate the completion and christening of his Tahoe 23. Some details on his build are below. This is really a beautiful and touching video–enjoy…   Gerald’s build specs: […]