Glen-L Styles

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Joe Thurber’s Zip

On June 3, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by jthurber
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How to Handle a Driftboat

On June 2, 2020, in Human Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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One of our Driftboat builders posted this issue he had with handling this boat on our Boatbuilder Forum and then subsequently was able to remedy the situation as he details below. We thought this would be good information to all who are unfamiliar with handling a driftboat… I have just recently completed a 12’ Driftboat […]