True Grit Builder Upgrades

On September 13, 2011, in Power Cruisers, WebLetters, by Gayle Brantuk

If you’ve been following our blog, you most likely watched the interview of Ray Macke who built the True Grit which is a 25 foot Sportfish Utility Cruiser extended to 27′. If you missed it, you can watch it here.

Ray and his wife have logged about 60 hours on their boat and spent 9 nights aboard and are truly enjoying their boat! We look forward to seeing Ray and Vicky and their True Grit at the Gathering this weekend in Tennessee. If you want to see some Glen-L boats in person, be sure and join us–info is on our website.

The beautiful thing about building your own boat is that you can tweak it as you need. Ray has made some recent changes and detailed them in the fascinating and entertaining article below…

Tahoe 23 Builder Interview

On August 19, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

  Butch and Paula Barto built a Tahoe 23 lengthened to 24′ 4″ and she’s a beauty! Their hard work and craftsmanship have resulted in numerous awards at boat shows around the country. Butch and Paula have attended our Gatherings over the years and it’s always such a treat to see their beautiful boat. Plus, […]

Sea Knight Builder Childhood Dreams Come True!

On August 4, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

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 […]

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”.