Sailboats

Minuet by Ron and Claire Andersen, Townsend, TN

On June 21, 2019, in Sailboats, by Rona
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It took a little over two years, but my wife Claire and I finally finished our new boat, the Glen-L Minuet. When I retired, everyone said that I was making a mistake, that I would be bored in about two months. So, since we sold our Catalina 30 right before we retired and moved to […]

Top 10 Sailboat Designs

On June 11, 2017, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, Sailboats, by Gayle Brantuk
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After my post about the Top 10 Designs, I had a request for the top 10 sailboat designs. So, here it is! Once again, these are the top 10 Sailboats according to our boat plan sales. It doesn’t necessarily mean that a lot of people are building these particular designs. For example, the Sabotina is […]

Building a Glen-L 15 in Portugal – Blog

On May 9, 2016, in Glen-L Styles, Plywood Construction, Sailboats, by PedroGRocha
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Two years ago I started the construction of a Glen-L 15. I have a blog with a lot of pictures. Sorry is in Portuguese http://construirumveleiro.blogs.sapo.pt/ You are welcome to visit… (Editor’s note: when we went to his blog, there’s a box that pops up and you can translate the page into your own language) Related […]

Top 10 Boat Plans

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Building a boat as a hobby is alive and well! In spite of current economic times, people are still building boats. They may not be laying down huge sums of moolah for a brand spankin’ new boat, but the desire to create a boat with ones own two hands is more popular than it’s ever […]

A $10 – 10 Minute Steam Box

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A $10 – 10 Minute Steam Box by Jack Dice, Stonington, Maine I needed to bend some wood the other day. I was installing new gunwhales and inwales on a fiberglass skiff (an old “Plastic Pete’s”) that was molded with a rounded bow as many of those fiberglass skiffs are. The original wood had rotted […]

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