Sea Knight Builder Legacy Continues

On October 5, 2012, in Plywood Construction, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

For Rory Hamilton, building a boat is more than building a great boat or having one to enjoy. It’s more about re-creating memories from his childhood and being able to share those with his family. Rory’s grandfather, John Hargenrader, built a Glen-L Sea Knight in 1965. Because of his fond memories of his grandfather’s boat, […]

Rivera in SC

On October 24, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, by jon4097

Started the build last year. Job change forced me to take a break. I am back at it now. Have the frames completed and mocked up on the building form. Need to find a source of wood for the stringers.

Zip Builder Interview

On June 24, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

The Zip 14′ Runabout is one of our most popular designs. Chris Atwood, aka vupilot on the Boatbuilder Forum, did a beautiful job on his “First Born”.

True-Grit Builder Interview

On June 10, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

  The True Grit is the second Glen-L boat that Ray Macke has built and wow–what a beautiful job he did on this one too! If you’ll remember from our previous interview, Ray built the Cabin Skiff which he aptly named “Therapy” and travelled over 27,000 miles of inter-coastal waterways with her. The True-Grit is […]

Jet Squirt Funabout Builder Interview

On May 20, 2011, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

Yes, I said FUNabout, not RUNabout, although this little boat is both! The Squirt is a 10′ runabout designed for plywood construction. This little runabout is the most popular design we have and many have been built. Over the years, there have been quite a few builders that have altered this little funabout to use […]