Billing Boats Will Everard
The original name of this vessel was 'Will Everard'.
Built in 1925-1926 for F.T. Everard & Sons at Great Yarmouth, the 'Will' was the last of four 280 ton barques.
The ship was built with a hull of steel and was used be the Everard family for over 40 years for cosatal navigation along the Eastern coast of England, the islands and the English Channel.
A diesel engine was installed in 1951, but in 1967 it was decided to take the 'Will' out of service.
After nine years at rest, the 'Will' was bought in 1976 by Overseas Container Ltd.. Since then, the vessel has sailed in European waters, rounding England several times and visiting over 50 ports on the Continent - sailing as a living memory of sailing ships from times past and giving impressive publicity for the owners.
This kit features: plank on frame construction, laser cut plywood keel and frame components, wooden superstructure and decks, hull and deck fittings in brass and/or plastic, mast and spars in ramin, rigging cord in various sizes. Includes Full size plan sheets and an instruction manual with English Text.
Billing Boats Level: Beginner
Beginners Range: Choose this level if you have never tried model building before. These models all have a simple construction. But remember: Even the easiest model takes more than one evening to build!
Billing Boats Paint Colours recommended for this model:
BCA007 Sea Blue
BCA009 Bright Red
BCA013 Trainer Yellow
BCA017 Clear Poly Varnish