Squirt Decking Structure

On August 6, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, by areame

The Squirt has been flipped and I have the bow sub-decking structure dry fitted and am in the process of epoxying it. The coamings have been epoxied and fastened into place as well. That was one part of the build I wasn’t expecting to be so challenging. I soaked the wood over night in water […]

Side Planking Complete

On June 21, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, by areame

NOTE: See areame’s earlier blog post about building a Glen-L Squirt in Grand Haven, Michigan here. I have epoxied and screwed both side panels into place. I then sanded down any exposed screws and covered them with a mahogany filler, which was also sanded down after it had hardened. I had a little extra space […]

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. […]

Check out Riva Ridge! A Glen-L Squirt


I just completed “Riva Ridge” the last week of March.  What a fun project!  I started New Years Day and spent over 150 hours on the project over the past 3 months. I spent many evenings on the Glen.L forum checking out photos of previous Squirt builds and gleaning all the information I could about […]

Boats in the Water at G5

On February 2, 2012, in Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

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. […]