Harry Bryan

HandyBilly

PLAN #7

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.

PARTICULARS
LOA 18'
Beam 5'
Weight approx. 900 Ibs.

DESCRIPTION
Hull type: V-Bottom Launch
Construction: Batten seam cedar over oak
Intended capacity: 1-6
Propulsion: 8-10 hp 4-stroke outboard (displacement speeds)
15-20 hp (planing)

BUILDING DATA
Skill needed: Intermediate
Lofting required: Yes. Stem, transom and frames.
Alternative construction: Plywood, or strip. (not detailed)

PLANS DESCRIPTION
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