Sides and bow done except for bulwarks.

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath

On September 26, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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26 September 2016 update is at the bottom… OK, here goes my first blog ever about making a steel boat, the Goliath from Glen-L… 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 […]

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Our motley crew and boats at the dock in Chattanooga!

Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders

On September 27, 2016, in Gatherings, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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My husband John and I along with somewhere between 60 and 100 other folks attended the Annual Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders last weekend. This was the 10th get-together we’ve had and it was great fun as always. And, there were about 20 boats in attendance as well! Let me tell you a bit about how […]

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Home Made Boat Registration in Canada

On August 18, 2016, in Builder Tips, by Gayle Brantuk
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By Graham (aka galamb on the Forum) The following info on home made boat registration in Canada was taken from the Glen-L Forum… I got the survey done “first” – that helped out with any questions getting it registered and the insurance wouldn’t even talk to us without the survey as well. You could go […]

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Power Row Skiff 13′.5

On August 17, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Plywood Construction, by HearnJP
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The 13.5′ Power Row Skiff was my first boat build. The plans were given to me as a gift a few years ago and I finally got around to starting. At first glance at the plans I  was wondering “where are the missing sheets” but after studying them and going through the process I figured […]

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Flipping the Monte Carlo “Lanikai”

On August 9, 2016, in Builder Tips, by Brian
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Here are photos of flipping this 28′ version of the Monte Carlo. Sorry they are a little out of order! It is a process that is safe and usable for any boat where you have no overhead structure to work with. Two “lift/roll” frames were built, each about 1/3 from the bow/stern, out of 4×4 […]

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