• Doing It Our Way

    It started with tent camping at Lake Powell for Mark and Sandy Venuti, but now they've graduated to houseboating and they love it!

  • Burn to Boom

    After a fire burned down their first houseboat, Merv Aguiar and his wife Barbara were able to buy another houseboat and live it up again.

  • Fourth of July Snacks

    With the Fourth of July coming up, here are some ideas for some delicious and festive foods!

  • Le Koroc

    Meet this gorgeous houseboat, the Koroc. Daigno Home handcrafted this incredibly comfortable home on the water from the beams to the cabinets, bathroom, kitchen and more.

  • Looking At Rental Vacations Differently

    “Unless you have some serious commitment issues, I’m guessing most if not all houseboat owners who boat on land-locked lakes don’t do a lot of lake hopping.”

  • The Nut House

    Ty Angle dreamed of building his own custom houseboat for as long as he can remember and last September, his dream finally came to fruition when he put his brand-new, custom-made houseboat in the water.

  • Affordable Waterfront Digs And The Awesomeness Of Baltimore

    Depending on the SleepAfloat location, in addition to offering a special place to stay, a houseboat may even offer a more affordable option than traditional vacation accommodations.

  • News

    5 Mistakes That Can Cost Boaters

    Here are some mistakes BoatUS has identified that can help any boat owner avoid a dispute with a service provider or with a boat purchase this summer.

  • News

    Purpose-built Apollo Series

    More than 13 years FUSION has been improving the marine audio entertainment industry, but the latest unveiling of its Apollo Series takes sound systems to a whole new level.

  • News

    Boating Safety Tips for the 4th

    Operator inattention, improper lookout, operator inexperience, machinery failure, and alcohol use rank as the top five primary contributing factors in accidents according to the U.S. Coast Guard, and each could come into play on boating’s biggest time of

  • News

    MCE Marine's New Dock Boost Transformer

    The ASEA DBT12 automatically ensures continuous, safe power and takes the worry out of missing the big game.

  • News

    Margaritaville's New Excursion Boats

    Two new excursion boats made Margaritaville at Lanier Islands debut, hosting specialty drink cruises all summer long

  • News

    Three Easy, No-Cost Ways to Be Safer on the Water

    With the start of boating season and next week’s National Safe Boating Week, May 19–25, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has three tips to get boaters thinking about safety aboard any type of boat.

  • News

    Tax Provisions for Boats Extended

    Excluding home equity loans, boat sales tax and mortgage interest deductions for recreational boat buyers remain for next year’s 2018 tax season, according to BoatUS.

  • News

    2018 Yamaha Classic Photo Contest

    Today the Yamaha Marine Group announced the launch of their 2018 “Yamaha Classic Photo Contest,” and you could be the next winner!

  • News

    Houseboat Magazine’s Executive Editor

    Brady L. Kay, Houseboat Magazine's executive editor, was among those honored when Boating Writers International announced the election of a new board of directors and detailed the annual Best Boating Journalism awards.

  • News

    Award Winning Flotation Device

    ThrowRaft’s Search & Rescue Yellow TD 2401 was awarded the 2018 Innovation Award at the Miami International Boat Show.

  • News

    Lanier Islands Announcement

    There’s some big news coming from Lanier, the popular houseboating lake in Georgia.

  • News

    Houseboat Rescued from Sandy Hook Bay

    Danny Davis and his three dogs were left homeless when their 33-foot houseboat was carried away by ice, but thankfully they were able to get it back to safety.

  • News

    Icy River Conditions

    Ice and snow make for horrendous driving conditions. Try to imagine what that would be like for houseboats, or any kind of boats for that matter.

  • News

    Houseboat on the Icy River

    A houseboat is tied to the Mississippi River bank in Chester, Ill.

  • News

    BRAVADA Yachts Unveils New Luxury Houseboat

    Bravada Yachts is excited to kick-off the New Year with the launch of their newest model, the 2018 V-Series.

  • News

    Teba the Boat

    Georges Adda created a Facebook page for his houseboat building project! Check it out and follow him on his journey!

  • Tips for Your Galley

    A well-designed and tastefully equipped galley will not only be an absolute joy to work in but will also add substantial value to your houseboat should you ever want to sell it or rent it out.

  • 10 Awesome Houseboats and Futuristic Floating Homes

    Check out this video of these 10 amazing houseboats and floating homes!

  • Houseboat Garden

    Learn how to grow fresh greens right aboard your houseboat.

  • Just Ask Warren

    Warren gives his expertise on buffing, holding tanks and hull shapes.

  • Five Ways to Celebrate National Boating and Fishing Week

    Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) shared these five ways to celebrate.

  • New XCaliber Anti-Theft System

    Nautic Alert just unveiled one of the most advanced fail-safe, tamper-proof anti-theft yacht systems aimed at not only protecting yachts and houseboats from intruders but from those with trusted access.

  • Drink Up

    The UV-LED water purifier is perfect for houseboaters and is designed for years of maintenance-free use.

  • Tips For Buffing And Polishing Metal

    There are several ways to achieve an eye-popping shine to the metal components of your houseboat.

  • Living Large in Small Spaces

    Houseboaters love their floating versions of the front porch and cozy decks, but full-time liveaboards no longer have other traditional areas to spread out such as a basement, attic and garage. Here are some ways to make spaces look larger or hold more.