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Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E01 – Looking Back on Season One

Behind the Glass – S2E01 – Looking Back on Season One

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

Welcome to Sportsman Boats, "Behind the Glass," Season 2. This series is based around the construction process of a Sportsman Boat. In today's episode we are going to look back at the award winning first season of Behind the Glass. Enjoy a quick recap to get you ready for Season 2.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E02 – The Art of Vacuum Infusion

Behind the Glass – S2E02 – The Art of Vacuum Infusion

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In this episode we are taking a look at how we have introduced vacuum infusion into our build process. This method creates a much lighter and stronger part allowing us to bring better performance to our larger models. This week we are diving into each step of the process, explaining the materials we use and why we use them.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E03 – Constructing Our Oversized Hard-tops

Behind the Glass – S2E03 – Constructing Our Oversized Hard-tops

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In this episode we are building one of the staple items of a Sportsman, the oversized hard-top. We will take a deep dive into the manufacturing process and see how we vacuum infuse our beautiful hard-tops.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E04 – Inside JL Audio Manufacturing Facility

Behind the Glass – S2E04 – Inside JL Audio Manufacturing Facility

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In this episode we are on the road visiting JL Audio at their home manufacturing plant in Miramar, Florida. Join us as we take you inside and show you how JL builds their world class speakers used in every Sportsman Boat...

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E05 – Light Resin Transfer Molding --LRTM-- Process

Behind the Glass – S2E05 – Light Resin Transfer Molding --LRTM-- Process

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In this episode we are looking at a very intricate and commonly overlooked process of boat manufacturing, the LRTM Process. This process creates lids, boxes, and so much more. It leaves the inside of lids smooth and finished adding that extra hint of finish to each of our models. Just another step we take to ensure the highest quality for our customers.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E06 – Engine Performance with Yamaha

Behind the Glass – S2E06 – Engine Performance with Yamaha

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

This series is based around the construction process of a Sportsman Boat. In this episode we are headed to the water to do a little performance testing with our friends at Yamaha. We will also give you an inside look at our full on water quality control testing process, that we go through with all of our larger models.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E07 – 5-Axis Mill and Mold Building

Behind the Glass – S2E07 – 5-Axis Mill and Mold Building

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In this episode we are stepping into the hidden room at Sportsman. Until now this building has been closed off and only a few people have been inside. The 5-axis mill is where all of the magic happens when it comes to our new product schedule. This mill is running non-stop to develop the plugs for each and every new model you see each year from Sportsman.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E08 – Answering Your Boat Building Questions

Behind the Glass – S2E08 – Answering Your Boat Building Questions

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In this episode we are answering the questions you our viewers are asking. We've taken the top questions and decided to deep dive into them so you get all the answers you're looking for.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E09 – Seakeeper Facility Tour

Behind the Glass – S2E09 – Seakeeper Facility Tour

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In this episode we are hitting the road and heading to Mohnton, PA to visit our friends over at Seakeeper. We will give you a full tour of their facility and break down how they build their Seakeeper systems.

Cover image for the post Behind the Glass – S2E10 – The Sportsman Design Language

Behind the Glass – S2E10 – The Sportsman Design Language

January 4, 2023
Behind The Glass - Season 2

In the final episode of the season we are breaking down the Sportsman Design Language and how it originated and where it will be taking the brand in the future.