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Building the Glen-L Saboteer

On June 15, 2020, in Builder Blogs, by Gayle Brantuk
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The Construction of Hull 001 for my Girls By Erik Palin Pandemics and the resultant quarantines applied are good for more than protecting your health… they give you a chance to reboot and do things you have not previously “had time” to do before. This is one such short(ish) story… I fondly recall the summer […]

Joe Thurber’s Zip

On June 3, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by jthurber
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]