First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 5

On December 21, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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You can read Part One of this blog here Part Two is here Part Three is here Part Four is here November 23, 2020 OK all, it has been some time since the last update, but there have been extenuating circumstances. Most of them centered around the need for a bigger building space. To be […]

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Blogs and Galleries

On December 15, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, by VanIlTug
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How to get the pictures from a gallery into a blog. There are a few key steps that need to be taken to get all the parts needed in the right place. When you log into your account, the Dashboard screen needs to be available all the time. Instead of just clicking on the item […]

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Hand Crafted Wood Cleats

On December 11, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, by VanIlTug
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When you build a wood boat, spend hours making the wood look just right, how about a nice finishing touch, a hand crafted wood cleat? There are some design references to work with, but nothing I could find that explained the dimensions for such a hard working item on a boat. A cleat must hold […]

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Adventures in the Amp Eater aka “Aquatron”

On October 14, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, by Gayle Brantuk
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by David Fannon This year Melissa and I along with our son Wayne decided to go on a new adventure in our Glen-L Amp Eater, “Aquatron“. We registered to be a participant in the Wye Island Challenge Electric Boat Marathon which took place on Friday, 2 October. The 24-mile course begins at the Miles River […]

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Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders – 2020

On October 6, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, by Gayle Brantuk
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Whew, 2020! The year that will go down in infamy… The annual Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders did take place, but with a smaller contingent of attendees. According to Chris Atwood, Glen-L Zip builder, there were 7 boats and 18-20 people that attended. Chris says, “The highlight was probably Walter Hansen from Texas and his just finished […]

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