Glen-L Styles

Building a Riviera Saved My Life

On March 25, 2020, in Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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by BobD I’ve recently completed building a Riviera in Canberra Australia. I’m a Navy veteran forced into retirement with PTSD and have been using the build as part of my therapy. I’m OK now, but It has saved my life – literally! There is no other project like building a wooden boat, and there have […]

New Sweet Caroline Build

On March 23, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by parsj1957
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Well I decided that if they’re making me stay home, and canceling everything I had on my schedule – I might as well start my Sweet Caroline build. Wood arrived today, and the building frame went up… off to the races – mill work tomorrow. Related Images:

Pete’s Reliant

On March 6, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Sailboats, by pjenke
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I started this project of building a Glen-L 49 foot Reliant, World Cruising Sailboat, in 2009 with the construction of the boat shop and began construction of the boat later that year.  Finally in 2013 I am about to start skinning the hull using the cold molded technique.  Visit me at my blog for more […]

Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Build Summary Part 2

On December 27, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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(Note: if you want to read this in sequential order, start from the bottom) 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 […]

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 […]