Building the Yukon Just a Little Bigger – II

On June 15, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, by Tom Schmidt

  I started looking for boat plans a few years before I finally found Glen-L. I loved the hull design of the Yukon but I didn’t think there was enough room to live aboard so I stretched the hull to just under 40 feet. I was also concerned about the living space of the supper structure […]

Building a Glen-L Squirt in Grand Haven, Michigan

On May 25, 2012, in Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by areame

I have now dry fitted the plywood and was pleased with the results. Taking my time fairing paid off as everything went together pretty well. The only trouble I had was making the bend around the transom. I really had to shove it into place to make it bend around the curve of the transom. […]

Super Spartan Build by Roberta Part 5

On January 16, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk

To read the previous posts in this series, click the links below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 December 14, 2011 This week I have installed the carlings. The plans call for anchoring them to the bow piece, then bend back into the frame notches and into the transom. I found that doing […]

Super Spartan Build by Roberta Part 2

On November 30, 2011, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk

We’ll continue to follow Roberta’s progress on her Super Spartan build as posted on our Forum. If you’d like to read the first blog post, you can read it here. Thursday, November 17, 2011 This morning I installed the floor battens, the next step in the order of business. I struggled a bit trying to […]

Monaco Boat Builder Interview

On October 7, 2010, in News From Gayle, Plywood Construction, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

At the 2009 Gathering of Boatbuilders that was held in Alabama, we hired a Videographer. This was the third Gathering which showcases mostly wood boats that folks have built using our boat plans as well as other designers. This was the first time we’d done this for one of our Gatherings or anything for that […]