Goliath modified aft

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 4

On January 21, 2019, in Power Cruisers, 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 To read the newest post of August 19, 2019 click here 15 December, 2018- Wow, time seems to fly these days. Since my last update, I got the pair of gensets, removed them from their frames, and started […]

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Bronze vs. Stainless for Building Boats

On November 1, 2019, in Builder Tips, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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by Mark Bronkalla NOTE: Be sure to get your bronze and stainless fastenings from Glen-L! Every so often, boatbuilding points out that the correct answer to a problem is not always the obvious one. There have been many questions regarding which type of fastener is best; whether galvanized, bronze or stainless. This is complicated by […]

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Building A Goliath By Ed Davis PT2

On October 31, 2019, in Aluminum Construction, Builder Blogs, Power Cruisers, by Chief Ed
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This is part two of Ed’s building of the Glen-L Goliath, an 18 foot tug cruiser which he is building in aluminum. Boat plans and patterns for this design are available from Glen-L Marine in our online catalog. You can read Part 1 of Ed’s blog on our site. Hurricane “Dorian”, has passed. The eye […]

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Glen-L Marine Boatbuilder Gathering

Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders 2019

On October 18, 2019, in Gatherings, Glen-L Styles, WebLetters, by Gayle Brantuk
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This year was the 13th Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders. A little background on this annual event may be in order. The idea of getting together started on the Glen-L Boatbuilder Forum around 2005. There are quite a few builders in the Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee area, so two of our Forum members, Dave Grason and Bill […]

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Building the Glen-L Tuffy Part 4

On October 18, 2019, in Outboard Powered, by Paul Vankeppel
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Final Product Finally, after some finishing touches here and there, Pluto was finished. She drives and handles beautifully and the 30 HP gets it up to around 32 miles per hour. It has plenty of power for pulling a wakeboard, even with three people on board. Being such a small, light boat with a relatively […]

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Building the Glen-L Tuffy Part 3

On October 16, 2019, in Outboard Powered, by Paul Vankeppel
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In this post I will discuss the building of the interior of my Glen-L Tuffy, Pluto. I will also discuss some things about the engine I bought for the boat. If you missed them, you can read Part 1 and Part 2 Interior The last stage of the build was to finish the interior of […]

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