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

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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Roberta’s Torpedo Proof Boat

On August 21, 2015, in Inboard Powered, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

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

  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


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


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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