The correlation is obvious. As the popularity of fiberglass boats rose during the 1950s and '60s, the near-demise of wooden runabouts followed – along with some understandable disdain for the "new kids on the block." But are classic fiberglass boats truly as ugly and unworthy as they've been made out to be? A growing number of collectors say no.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2012/02/15/fiberglassics-or-fibervillains