Handy Billy 21
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 WoodenBoat Magazines #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 speeds. 25 hp planing.
Skill needed: Intermediate
Lofting required: Yes. Stem, frames and transom.
Alternative construction: Strip or plywood (not detailed)
Plans consist of 3 sheets (24"x 30")
1 - Lines and offsets
2 - construction plan with scantlings
3 - Details
A 21 pg. booklet containing building hints, photo details, and history is included.