Minuet by Ron and Claire Andersen, Townsend, TN

On June 21, 2019, in Sailboats, by Rona

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 […]

Building a Glen-L 15 in Portugal – Blog

On May 9, 2016, in Glen-L Styles, Plywood Construction, Sailboats, by PedroGRocha

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 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 […]

Fancy Free With A Twist

On November 15, 2013, in News From Gayle, Plywood Construction, Sailboats, by Gayle Brantuk

For over 60 years, we’ve strived to provide the best plans and patterns we can so that beginning builders can build their own boat and have something that performs beautifully and that they can be proud of. Over the years, we’ve developed guidelines on changing a design so that first, the change is within the […]

RicksRig, Bullseye with SelfBailer??

On June 12, 2012, in Builder Blogs, by RicksRig

Launched my BullsEye last September and have had quite a few sailing trips on Birch Bay this winter & spring.  Really enjoying getting back to dinghy sailing.  So responsive.  But most of the rides are quite wet!  Finding it very easy to get water coming in over the side in just 12-15 knots wind.  And then its very […]

Glen-L 13 Builder Feedback

On May 24, 2012, in News From Gayle, Plywood Construction, Sailboats, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

Robert (Hank) Henne recently completed building a Glen-L 13 and is eager to help other builders. You can find his contact information in our Project Registry Archives. Hank used 1/4″ plywood covered in fiberglass and Cypress on the deck with lots of varnish. He has posted a wonderful Gallery on our website detailing his build […]