The Correct Craft Collegian was like the Atom Skier’s older, bigger brother. The 18′ big brother that went to college and became a successful banker. When you’re a successful banker in the late 1950s you show off to your other friends by purchasing a fine wooden boat like this beautifully restored Correct Craft Collegian.
This Collegian in Labanon, Indiana is powered by a Chrysler Crown six cylinder engine pushing out 135hp. Moving an 18 foot long chunk of double-planked mahogany takes some power, and that was the biggest six cylinder Chrysler made at the time.
The seller claims to have spent nearly twenty grand on the restoration of this old Correct Craft and it looks it – lots of new wood, a 5200 bottom and 15 coats of spar varnish later you can now buy it on eBay where the current bid is just short of $9,000 with the reserve not yet met.