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  • Donna Hart's Destination Houseboat

    Donna Hart loves her 50- by 14-foot Condo Series Destination houseboat.

  • Shared Ownership On Lake Powell

    Learn more about Shared Ownerships on Lake Powell.

  • Home is on a Houseboat

    In the middle of Seattle you can find Lake Union, and on Lake Union you’ll find the home of Rome Ventura who has lived her whole life on or near the waters of this magnificent lake.

  • What’s Next?

    Find out what's trending in the houseboating world according to different manufacturers.

  • Jim Loveland's Adonia Houseboat

    Jim Loveland’s 22- by 92-foot Adonia houseboat was completed and hit the water early last spring and his whole family has been over the moon with excitement.

  • Houseboat Buying Tips

    With the calendar officially changing, it’s time to do more than just celebrate another trip around the sun as we welcome in 2019. This year could mark the beginning of a new lifestyle with the purchase of a houseboat.

  • A Work In Progress

    Melissa and Ben Marsh bought and are renovating the houseboat that had been owned by the screenwriter of Donald Duck. The 1973 Holiday Mansion housed the screenwriter as he worked directly with Walt Disney at Disney World.


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    Dual Coax and Coax-Ethernet Inlets

    With SmartPlug Systems' new Dual Coax and Coax-Ethernet Inlets, it's never been easier to connect to a cable TV or Internet data source on your houseboat.

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    Remote Vessel Monitoring

    Albin Pump Marine's new Bilge Boat Monitor System provides real-time critical onboard system data—as well as its location—at an affordable price point.

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    Smart Macerator Controls

    Raritan's Smart Macerator Control provides comprehensive protection for macerator pumps with smart new technology.

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    Natural Cleaning With Shurhold's Moldaway

    Clean your houseboat the natural way with Moldaway from Shurhold Industries.

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    Hubbell's 100A Line Improvements

    New upgrades to Hubbell Marine's 100A ship-to-shore pin and sleeve cable sets, connectors and inlets make their performance, durability and ease of installation even better.

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    Light, Sound, Action!

    The new Infinity by Harman Kappa KAPPRV515 stereo receiver from Prospec Electronics has the ability to control RGB speakers and accessory LED colors from the unit, without mobile apps or an additional remote.

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    Raritan Simplifies Toilet Troubleshooting

    Raritan Engineering's Bluetooth Flush Control delivers the ability to collect the information to help troubleshoot with customer support and send Raritan technicians data necessary to assist in getting a toilet back up and running.

  • News

    Le Boat and Johnny Bananas in the South of France

    Watch Le Boat on ‘NBC First Look’ where Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio takes us on an adventure of a lifetime in the South of France.

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    Coast Guard Authorization Act

    Engine cutoff switch requirement and 5-year vessel documentation is now included in the passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act.

  • News

    Ethanol Misfueling Danger

    A new website with photos of gas station pumps clearly shows the challenges boaters face with poor ethanol warning labels at the pump, resulting in a greater risk of misfueling.

  • News

    FUSION’s Wireless Stereo Remote

    FUSION recently announced the release of the ARX70 ANT Wireless Stereo Remote.

  • News

    BoatUS’s Annual Debate on Boating Issues

    BoatUS leaders and staff gathered last week along with guests to discuss key issues impacting recreational boating, including the changing boat-ownership model and shifting boater demographics.

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    The Gift of a Safe Trip Home

    Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has three holiday gift ideas that are perfect for any boater, houseboater, sailor or angler.

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    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), the 1,100-plus-mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia, to Miami, Florida, is improving.

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    Sleepless in Alameda

    Tom Hanks’ old houseboat recently hit the market and it’s absolutely reminiscent of Sleepless in Seattle.

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    DuraSafe’s Keyed-Alike Capability

    Keep your houseboat safe with DuraSafe! Their Keyed-Alike Capability grants you specialty locks custom built to work with the same key, eliminating the need for multiple keys.

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  • Floating Tiny Cabin

    Check out this video featuring a tiny floating cabin constructed on pontoons in New Zealand!

  • Affordable On-Water Boat Training

    BoatUS and a host of key partners are giving new boater and current boat owners the confidence, skills and much-needed practice behind the wheel with the official launch of the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training Program.

  • 10 Inspiring Houseboats

    Check out this video from Minds Eye Design featuring 10 inspiring houseboats!

  • LEGO Riverside Houseboat

    The LEGO Group has a brand new set for 2019 that’s absolutely perfect for kids that love to houseboat—the LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Riverside Houseboat!

  • The Big Chill

    If you’re out on the houseboat this time of year, it’s likely a bit chilly. No matter your age you’ll want to make sure you’re taking all the precautions necessary to stay warm and healthy.

  • View from the Bottom

    I’m a crawfish. I could tell you my scientific name, but you probably couldn’t pronounce it and I have a feeling you don’t really care.

  • CO2 Safety on Houseboats

    You may never swim off the boat and may never be downwind from exhaust fumes, but CO’s dangers deserve a fresh look.

  • Happy New Year!

    On behalf of everyone here at Houseboat Magazine, we'd like to wish you a Happy New Year!

  • Save Your Lines with Shockles

    Anchor, dock and tow lines see some pretty rough action, especially in choppy water. With Shockles™ from Davis Instruments, all this jarring is cushioned.