Retro Revival: Glastron Timeline

Retro Revival

Founded in October 1956, Glastron produced 24 boats, grossing over $12,000 in sales by year’s end.

Retro Revival

Tail fins! 1958 saw the debut of the 17 Sea Flite. Its hardtop mirrors today’s trend in boat enclosures.

Retro Revival

Holy boats, Batman! The 1966 film Batman featured this custom Glastron.

Retro Revival

Shaken, not stirred. This GT 150 leapt to fame in the 1973 Bond flick Live and Let Die.

Retro Revival

In the 1980s Glastron offered ski boats, fish boats and, of course, saucy runabouts.

Retro Revival

Glastron celebrates 55 years with the introduction of its GT series runabouts, including this GTR 160 that we tested.