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Not Your Average ZIP

Not Your Average ZIP

Aug 24th 2023

As possibly our most popular design, we've seen a lot of Zips built—our gallery is full of builder photos of this amazing 14'4" mahogany runabout.  Recently we received a note from Australian bui … read more
Speed Up Your Boatbuilding

Speed Up Your Boatbuilding

Aug 24th 2023

Speed Up Your BoatbuildingSure, Glen-L's plans and full-size patterns make building easier, but are you also using the most efficient tools available? Raptor composite nails, staples and brads can … read more
Malahini, At Last

Malahini, At Last

Aug 14th 2023

Here’s a brief interview with boatbuilder William Van Lagen who recently launched his Malahini runabout. We understand you’d been thinking about the Malahini for many years?When I was 16 years … read more
Our Interview with Glen-L Zip Builder Lou Celentano

Our Interview with Glen-L Zip Builder Lou Celentano

Posted by Glen-L Marine on May 16th 2023

What made you decide on the Zip design?The decision to use the Zip plans came when I lived in Campbell, CA. I was going to build a rowboat because I didn’t have any room in my small two car garage. … read more
Insuring Your Wooden Boat

Insuring Your Wooden Boat

Posted by Glen-L Marine on May 3rd 2023

We’ve had a few questions recently from people asking about where to find insurance for their classic wooden boat or owner-built boat. I know, such an exciting topic! But sometimes real life inter … read more