The whole family was involved in the project right from the start and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Halcyon does everything we want her to and more. There is plenty of space for 2 adults, 2 kids, and our dog. The 40-Hp outboard has a top speed of 25 Knots and outstanding fuel economy. We have used her for fishing, water skiing, and hauling way too much stuff to and from our summer cabin.
The BT-19 is a high-performance design that is fun to drive, safe to ride in, and very nice to look at. Halcyon gets a lot of attention at the dock. I am surprised how many people recognize it and ask “Hey, is that a Bartender?”. It’s a great feeling to answer “Yes, we built it ourselves”.