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  • What’s Your Super Power?

    While Doug Bagby would freely admit he’s no super hero, his latest boat purchase might suggest differently.

  • The Dockwind

    Docking a houseboat can be tricky, especially in windy conditions. Here’s Ted Thompson’s take on the whole ordeal.

  • Houseboats In Unusual Places

    We’re going to start highlighting houseboats that are in unusual places (non-traditional houseboating lakes) and could use your help.

  • Are You Covered?

    There are hundreds of choices to be made when insuring your vessel; with a little research and preparation, you can easily make the right ones.

  • Gear Up and Gather Up

    Your houseboating adventures shouldn’t be overwhelming. This is the time to make some good memories, so here are a few ideas for preparation to make everything as least stressful as possible.

  • Threading a Needle with a Houseboat

    Check out this expert houseboat navigation on Lake Powell. Very impressive!

  • Reader Submission Photos

    Here are some of the photos our readers shared on our Facebook page! Share your photos with us; yours could even be picked for our next issue of Houseboat Magazine!


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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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    Marine Fuel System Treatment Released

    The new Techron® Protection Plus Marine Fuel System Treatment is now available following extended development and testing. And it’s just in time for the winterizing season.

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    Easy Cleaning For Your Hull

    With the new Davis Scrubbis Underwater Hull Cleaning Kit from Davis Instruments, one person can easily remove algae, marine life and waterline scum from almost any houseboat while standing on the dock or deck, or even seated in a dinghy.

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    SmartPlug’s 50A SUPERFLEX

    SmartPlug Systems' innovative SUPERFLEX50 50A 125/250V Cordset lays out and coils with absolute ease, no matter the temperature.

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    Clean Air Act Waiver Reaction

    The Boat Owners Association of The United States reacted negatively to the recent news of the Administration’s plan to permit the sale of E15 fuel year-round.

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    Brunswick's New Boat Club Business

    Brunswick Corp. has launched a new Boating Services Network.

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    Garmin Awarded Top Honors

    National Marine Electronics names Garmin as the 2018 Manufacturer and Technology of the Year!

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    Best Green Product

    Elco’s EP-50 Electric Outboard Motor won the Best Green Product at Newport Boat Show!

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    Keep the Water Hot

    Raritan's 1700 Series Water Heater's proven design combines extreme efficiency with a compact size, and it's glass-lined for a long, corrosion-free service life providing clean, fresh water.

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    Le Boat's Expansion Plans

    Le Boat announces expansion plans for 2019 after a successful 1st season of operations in North America.

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    A Couple Tips for Storing Boats in the Winter

    BoatUS recommends recreational boat owners to take special precautions with storage of E10 (10 percent ethanol) gas, and review their insurance policy to make sure the boat is properly covered.

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    Westerbeke’s New Mutliport Low-CO Generator

    Westerbeke Corporation introduces a new “multiport,” low-CO with the introduction of its 5.0 MCGA.

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    Track Storms with the BoatUS App

    BoatUS has issued hurricane-preparation alerts to its members in the Southeast and is urging all recreational boaters to begin making preparations for Hurricane Florence.

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    Online Yacht Auction Platform

    Boathouse Auctions launched a unique online yacht auction platform that offers greater liquidity for owners and brokers, value for buyers and a convenient, secure and private online experience.

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    Prep Your Inflatable Life Jacket

    BoatUS Foundation’s 4 simple steps to prep your inflatable life jacket for the Fall boating season.

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    Believe it or not, hypothermia doesn’t occur during freezing temperatures only. Here’s how hypothermia sets in.

  • Nauti Jokes

    Here's a nautical joke to brighten your day!

  • Land & Sea

    Land and Sea RV builds awesome houseboats that double as RV campers. Check out this video and don’t forget to read our full-length feature about Doug Bagby and his Land and Sea RV in our current issue of Houseboat Magazine!

  • Castaways Marina

    Enjoy this video of the beautiful Castaways Marina in Inver Grove Heights, Minn., and don’t forget to read our full-length feature about Castaways’ Grand Opening Party for the clubhouse in our latest issue!

  • Neverland

    Billy and Sierra along with their dog Jetty lived on Neverland, their 1973 Marine Trader Trawler, for three years before moving onto their 1988 41' Crowther Spindrift Catamaran.

  • The Fine Print

    Many marinas have slip renters sign a written agreement. These are important documents, particularly as they relate to liability for damages to the boats.

  • A Spring Lake Dawn

    A bit of poetry from the helm of a houseboat, by Ted A. Thompson.

  • Seeing The Big Picture

    We’ve created a Reader Submission section in our magazine and each time we go to print, we want to include the best photos we receive.

  • The Beauties Of Lake Texoma

    Lake Texoma was formed by blending the waters of the Red River from Oklahoma and Texas, just as the name is a blend of the two states themselves.