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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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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Don Collier – Cookeville, TN Riviera Build Part 3

On October 2, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, by Donald Collier
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This is the third blog on my Riviera build. Below are links to the first and second blogs. https://boatbuilders.glen-l.com/43852/glen-l-riviera-build-by-donald-collier-cookeville-tn-build-summary-part-2/ November 1 – November 30, 2019 – Started installing the gas tank. I ordered a Moeller 25 gallon inboard gas tank with the mounting clips. The clips secure the gas tank from moving but allow for […]

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Modified Super Spartan – River Rat Returns

On July 30, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, by daivmowbray
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Years ago in the cold Canadian winter of 1975 a young 12 year old boy labored through the cold of his parents garage to build his first race boat. The summer of 1975 saw the launch of the “River Rat”. An 8 foot Super Spartan hydro-plane with a 9.9 Chrysler outboard. That rat flew. For […]

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V-Drive Tiny Might

On July 30, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, by jherrick
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I was still at Berkeley High School in 1961 when I selected the Glen-L Tiny Might plans. I was broke but craved fast boats. I remember reading that the engine transmission weight limit was 300 pounds but I didn’t want to use the recommended Ford flathead V8. Buick and Oldsmobile were both touting a smaller […]

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