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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fancy Free With A Twist

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