Bo-Jest Builder Interview

On July 8, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

  I’ve always thought the Bo-Jest was such a neat looking boat. This is truly the type of boat you don’t see everywhere and can rightly be called a “Character boat”. It’s certainly not something you can just buy at a local boat shop! Today’s video is of Tom Smitherman’s boat taken at last years […]

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 […]

Warning! Boat Building is an Addiction

On November 18, 2010, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

Building a boat is definitely an addiction and boat builder Kevin Brown has coined that phrase for himself. The Squirt is the second Glen-L boat that Kevin has built and is not the last. The first was our Tubby Tug design that is a little 9′ tug  he built for his daughter. The Squirt is by […]

Build Your Dream Boat #4

On July 15, 2010, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

It’s a sunny afternoon and the lake is smooth like glass as you launch your boat. As she slides gently, quietly into the water, you jump in and start up the motor. The rumble and roar of the powerful engine makes your heart jump. Imagine all that power at your fingertips. You back her out, […]