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by EWeitzel
Sat May 06, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Glen-L 17 Planing hul?
Replies: 0
Views: 410

Glen-L 17 Planing hul?

Hi again: I am looking at buying a Glen-L 17 Overnighter. The hull flattens out a good bit in the rear; could it have planing hull characteristics. Hull speed calculations assuming all 17 feet are water line, would be approximately 5.5 knots or a little over 6 and a fraction mph. Has anyone had expe...
by EWeitzel
Sat May 06, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Mast support pole in cabin of Glen-L 17
Replies: 6
Views: 653

Re: Mast support pole in cabin of Glen-L 17

Thanks for your replies. I agree caution, in removing a support is quite prudent. Yet, other boats have done this successfully. The Sage 17 has no compression pole and the mast is on the roof no closer to a supporting wall. Bill, I thought your comment was right on point. The pole is for compression...
by EWeitzel
Fri May 05, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Mast support pole in cabin of Glen-L 17
Replies: 6
Views: 653

Mast support pole in cabin of Glen-L 17

I am considering buying a Glen-L 17 Overnighter. One thing that bothers me is the mast support pole that is right in the middle of the bunk. I have seen other boats that do not have this. Usually the mast is over a bulkhead, very near the front cabin wall, or has some special carbon fiber reinforcem...
by EWeitzel
Fri May 05, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Hi

Hi Everyone. I just registered. I am considering buying a Glen-L 17 Overnighter. It is close to 20 years old so I am hoping the forum will be a good resource for consulting experience builders/users of this boat.

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