2008 Houseboater of the Year

Published online: Oct 12, 2007 News

Nominate Your Dock Mate for Houseboat Magazine's 2008 Houseboater of the Year


Know someone deserving of the coveted "Houseboater of the Year" title? Maybe you're thinking of that dock buddy-you know-the one that always has the right tool in a pinch and is always the first to offer a hand. Or, is it that lovely couple a few slips down who go out of their way to make sure everyone is invited to the dock parties? The Houseboater of the Year embodies the spirit of what we do, serves as an advocate for the community and knows how to have a little fun along the way.

Send your nomination in-they can't win if you don't nominate them.


Send the information requested below to us via email, fax or post at:




Houseboat Magazine

Attn: Houseboater of the Year

360 B Street

Idaho Falls, ID 83404


Fax: 208-522-5241


All nominations must be received by January 15th. All submitted material becomes the property of Harris Publishing and will not be returned unless prior arrangements have been made.

Note: Employees of houseboat manufacturers are not eligible to win.



A potential Houseboater of the Year must:

1.      Serve the houseboating community through advocacy and example. (What specific contributions has this person made to his/her dock, marina or houseboat club? How has this person promoted houseboating to the non-houseboating crowd?)

2.      Be a long-time houseboater.

3.      Own his/her own houseboat.




Phone Number(s)

E-mail Address

Mailing Address

Name of Houseboat

Make and Year of Houseboat

Location Where Houseboat is Moored

No. of Years as a Houseboater




Phone Number(s)

E-mail Address

Mailing Address

Relationship to Nominee



Describe in 500 words or less why this person meets the requirements listed above. Be descriptive and convincing, because the better you write, the better the chance the nominee will win! Please include photos of your nominee. If they are selected, their story will be featured in the 2008 "Luau in Louisville" Expo Program.

Submissions must be received by January 14th, 2008 for consideration