Originally Posted by PCP
That does not make sense an aluminium boat is not lighter than a cored fiberglass boat and a fiberglass boat is less expensive.
16 Foot Boston Whaler cored fiberglass, 950 pounds, $25,000
16 Foot Keylargo Fiber glass, 975 pounds, $10,000
16 Foot Duroboat Aluminum, 350 pounds, $4999
Looks like Aluminum is 1/3 weight and 1/2 price.