Collector Boats - Boating Market


Every collector remembers their first boat, and for most of us it wasn’t a $100,000 Gar Wood or Hackercraft. New enthusiasts enter the hobby looking to get the most bang for their buck – a reliable boat that will stand up to regular use. Below are five examples that any collector would be proud to have in their boathouse, and they can be had for a relatively low initial expense.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/09/10/entry-level-boats


I’d throw Donzi Classics in here as well. We bought an ‘86 18’ Classic used for $12,500 around '94 and sold it in '98 for the same price. I’d call that an excellent boat investment!