HANDY BILLY 21'
This larger Handy Billy has the same soft ride
and seakeeping as the 18' boat, but being
3' longer and 10" wider, she will carry
a heavier payload and keep her crew drier.
Featured in Wooden Boat #159, 160, 161.
Beam 5' 10"
Weight Approx. 1300 Ibs.
Hull type: V-Bottom launch
Construction: Batten seam cedar over oak.
Intended capacity: 1-8
Propulsion: 8-15 hp outboard for displacement
25 hp planing.
Skill needed: Intermediate
Lofting required: Yes. Stem, frames and transom.
Alternative construction: Strip or plywood (not
Plans consist of three 24"x 30" sheets
1. Lines and offsets
2. construction plan with scantlings
A 21 pg. booklet containing building hints, photo
details, and history is included.
Cost of set; $55.00