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Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Build Summary 5-7-16 Thru 11-23-17

On March 25, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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  I started building the Riviera in October of 2015.  I have been writing a blog from the beginning documenting the progress.  The blog was getting very long very slow for me to update.  The first blog documents progress from October 1, 2015 to May 7, 2016.  This blog will cover the progress from May 7, 2016 […]

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath

On February 5, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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Please see “Part 2” of this blog here. 5 February 2017 update is at the bottom…click 2-5-17 to jump to latest post 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? […]

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 […]

Glen l missile

On June 28, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, by Wickedwilly
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My 1969 Glen L Missile. Built by my grandfather Bill Stratton  and his friend Dick wessel. Engine is a 1966 327 from a 66 corvette. All original equipment except for vinyl and carb scoop.

Bill and Linda’s Glen-L Squirt, Part 2

On June 3, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by BillW2
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When we wrote part 1 about our Glen-L Squirt, we didn’t know there would be a part 2. But here is a follow-up to the December 2015 piece about our Glen-L Squirt. This time we have a performance report and some in-the-water pictures. In keeping with the 1950’s classic boat theme, we really needed a picture […]

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