HANDY BILLY 18'
The Handy Billys were designed to introduce boaters
to an older hull form which handles
choppy water in style while needing only modest
power compared with most of today's
hulls. We relied heavily on Wm. Hand's work from
1910 to 1930 to create these seakindly hulls.
Weight approx. 900 Ibs.
Hull type: V-Bottom Launch
Construction: Batten seam cedar over oak
Intended capacity: 1-6
Propulsion: 8-10 hp 4-stroke outboard (displacement
15-20 hp (planing)
Skill needed: Intermediate
Lofting required: Yes. Stem, transom and frames.
Alternative construction: Plywood, or strip.
Plans consist of two 24"x 30" sheets.
1. lines and offsets
2. construction drawing
A 33 pg. booklet is included containing some
materials lists, photo details, and history.
Cost per set; $55.00