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Sea Knight Builder Legacy Continues

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

Nomad Builder Interview

On September 28, 2012, in Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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I still have a few more videos to share with you from G5–last year’s Gathering of Boatbuilders. This one is of our Nomad design which is an 18′ Day Cruiser designed in 1958. This interview is of Luke Hargenrader whose father John actually built the Nomad that he named “Betty Boop”. Luke is also the […]

Boats in the Water at G5

On February 2, 2012, in Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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One of the very best parts of our annual Gathering of Boatbuilders is the privilege of riding in many different Glen-L boats!  Seeing a video of them in the water may not be quite as fun, but I hope you enjoy it! This year, we added boat names so you’ll know which design you’re looking at. […]

Sea Knight Builder Childhood Dreams Come True!

On August 4, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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I met Rory Hamilton and his wife Kristen at the 2010 Gathering in Tennessee. This was their first time at the Gathering and Rory’s excitment about building a Sea Knight was truly inspiring. You see, Rory has some very special memories of his grandpa’s Sea Knight. It’s those kind of memories that motivate many to […]

Glen-L Boats In Action!

On November 5, 2010, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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(Video by Chris Dixon of Vineyard Productions) Here’s the video you’ve been waiting for! Now you can see about 30 boats in action from the 2010 Gathering in Tennessee. See these hand-crafted boats frolicking in the water, jumping wakes and having a heck of a lot of fun! Here’s a listing of the boats in […]