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Glen-L Lucky Pierre Dory: Third Build’s a Charm

On May 31, 2019, in Glen-L Styles, by Gayle Brantuk
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The Glen-L Lucky Pierre is a 29 foot Saint Pierre Dory. This boat is designed for a well-mounted outboard, standard inboard or a traditional dory haul-up type of inboard. We often wonder how many of our boats have actually been built. We sell a lot of plans, but unless the builder sends us photos of […]

Doug’s Hunky Dory 23′ boat

On September 13, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Workboats, by Doug
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    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 […]

A Tribute to My Father, Glen Lewis Witt

On July 27, 2017, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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I’m saddened to share with you that my father, Glen L. Witt, founder of Glen-L Marine Designs in Bellflower, California has “retired” at the ripe old age of 98 years. Only his passing away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 ended his work with the company and calling to which he dedicated his life and passion. […]

Zip Builder – Ted Gauthier

On December 20, 2012, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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I’m so excited to share with you the first of many great videos from the September Gathering of Boatbuilders in Tennessee (G6) thanks to Chris Dixon of Vineyard Productions. Today, I interview Ted Gauthier who built a Zip from Glen-L full size plans and patterns. The Zip is a 14′-4″ outboard runabout designed for plywood […]

Glen-L History Photo #1

On December 1, 2011, in History Photo of the Week, by Gayle Brantuk
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One of my favorite magazines is Latitudes & Attitudes and they put out a weekly history photo, so I thought I’d do the same. Heck, we’ve got 58 years of history to cover! This photo is of the Glen-L shop in the early 1950’s–you can click on it to see a larger version. This is where our frame […]

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