Back half about ready for skinning, finally, ...Wahoo!

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath

On August 24, 2015, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by aero_dan
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OK, here goes… I bought the plans on 10 August of 2009. I drooled on and dreamed about them for five years (really? wow, I didn’t think it was that long…). I did months of research on engines, drives, motors, controllers, batteries, props, lighting themes, helm instrumentation, hull materials (wood, aluminium, steel), etc. I consulted […]

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Torpedo-Roberta-woody

Roberta’s Torpedo Proof Boat

On August 21, 2015, in Inboard Powered, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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The above photo and article below was taken from the WoodyBoater website. Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Roberta Hegy for sending in this wonderful story of building a proof of build for Glen L and Roberta herself. Thanks again for sharing, take it away Roberta The Torpedo is Glen L. Witt’s latest design done in […]

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Glen-L's Union Jack design

Union Jack – A Hobby That Got Out of Control

On August 14, 2015, in Power Cruisers, Steel Construction, Workboats, by Gayle Brantuk
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  The following article is taken from Practical Boat Owner and is linked to their site below. For plans & patterns to build your own “Union Jack”, see the Glen-L website here. BOAT TEST: TUG YACHT 33 One of the many pleasures of this job is meeting hugely interesting and divergent characters: and greeting me […]

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Titan Tug

Titan Tug to take to the waters of Georgia Strait

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Latest additions to the Blog Scarfing Plywood, Cutting and installing the first layer of planks A note on the blog notes; I’m building the blog notes – latest at the top, oldest at the bottom.  So if something doesn’t make sense, scroll down and pick the story up where it starts, then work your way […]

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My Bo-Jest Project after 6 months

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Started building my Bo-Jest boat in January 2015. I work on it 2 to 3 hours a day about  3 or 4 days a week. I am currently fairing the bottom and preparing for my final coat of epoxy resin and paint. I was going to use a Yanmar SB8 diesel inboard engine but I found […]

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