Barrelback by Jim Peerless Video Log

On December 5, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk

Jim Peerless, builder of the Glen-L inboard Barrelback 19, put together 3 videos documenting the building and launching of his boat. Jim resides in Canada and purchased his plans and fastenings as well as all of the underwater hardware and some deck hardware for his boat from Glen-L. He did a beautiful job building his boat […]

Roberta’s Torpedo Proof Boat

On October 4, 2016, in Inboard Powered, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

UPDATE: The corrected Torpedo Plans & Patterns are now available from Glen-L here!!! The above photo and article below was taken from the WoodyBoater website. Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Roberta Hegy for sending in this wonderful story of building a proof of build for Glen L and Roberta herself. Thanks again for sharing, take […]

Gentry “Cover Girl”

On March 13, 2015, in Cold Molded Construction, Glen-L Styles, Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk

  I’d say some major bragging is in order for Craig Smith, builder of the Glen-L Gentry aptly name “ATTITUDE“. Not only did Craig build a beautiful boat, but also had her featured on the COVER of Classic Boating magazine. Pretty impressive. Craig says that the editor of Classic Boating saw his boat that was […]

A Perth Riviera #4 – to March 2013

On April 9, 2013, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Andrew

It is arguable whether work is the curse of the drinking classes, as Oscar Wilde would have us believe, but it is certainly the curse of the amateur boat builder.  The requirement to earn a living (in order to pay for the thing in the first place), and the associated need to travel frequently, turned the process […]

A Perth Riviera # 3 – to November 2012

On November 3, 2012, in Inboard Powered, by Andrew

While the essence of a boat like the Riviera lies in a gloriously varnished mahogany hull and lots of shiny chrome bits, a critical element of the overall aesthetic is that big rumbling V8 sound.  And so the key parameter for the engine that I would eventually need was determined very early in the process – it had […]