Malahini by Ian Gruber (aka Iggy), Leduc, AB

On July 5, 2012, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by Iggy

Here is my photo gallery of my Malahini build “Old Black Rum”, her maiden voyage was on June 16th, 2012. The step-by-step build diary is located on Glen-L’s boatbuilder forum website here: A few quick stats: Old Black Rum is named after our favorite drink and namesake song by the band “Great Big […]

Why Are Boats Named After Women?

On December 9, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, WebLetters, by John B

For centuries, mankind has braved the ocean in an effort to explore the wide-open spaces of the world. Boating is now more of a pastime than a necessity, although many of the old nautical traditions still exist. One of the most enduring traditions of the sea is the concept of naming a vessel. Boats are historically named […]