August 31, 2010
News

BoatUS urges public comment on proposed anchoring changes for Biscayne National Park, FL

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is urging boaters, anglers and sailors in the Sunshine State to weigh-in on proposed changes by
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August 31, 2010
News

Honda generators ready for college football

Honda Power Equipment is launching the official Collegiate Skinit Kit, an innovative accessory available exclusively for the popular Honda EU2000i Sup
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August 30, 2010
News
Jackson Holtz - www.heraldnet.com

A place in the harbor

It doesn't take long to learn how to tell "island time." Living aboard a rented houseboat in the heart of the San Juan Islands for a week, I stoppe
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August 30, 2010
Feature
Erin Hong

All The Way From Ukraine: A Ukraine company visits On Water Expo

The first On Water Houseboat Expo in 2009 became a Mecca for those wanting to admire the latest models of houseboats, or to simply just shake hands wi
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August 30, 2010
News
Valerie Easton - seattletimes.nwsource.com

Lake Union houseboat offers wide-open spaces and views

Whether it's the lapping of waves against the doorsill or kayaks slipping silently past the living-room windows, houseboats stir the soul and the imag
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August 27, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Hurricane Danielle strengthens to Category 4

Hurricane Danielle, which poses no immediate threat to land, strengthened into a powerful Category 4 storm this morning, with maximum sustained winds
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August 27, 2010
News

Safety Turtle unveils new Facebook page - Video

Safety Turtle is always striving to spread the word about water safety for children, and now, they've taken their message to Facebook.
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August 26, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Groups seek congressional hearings on E15

Thirty-nine environmental, food, motor vehicle, energy, power equipment and recreational industry groups - including the National Marine Manufacturers
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August 25, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Florida campaign focuses on sewage disposal

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Clean Vessel Act grant program launched "Pitch In-Pump Out," this week, a new awareness campaign
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August 25, 2010
Feature
Brandon Barrus

On Water Expo This Weekend: Houseboat Magazine Returns to Cumberland

Following the wild success of the first-ever On Water Houseboat Expo in 2009, Houseboat magazine is doing it all again. Head on over to State Dock on
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August 24, 2010
News
www.thisisbristol.co.uk

Make waves with a houseboat

FANCY launching a new phase in your life? Then step on deck with auctioneer Morgan Beddoe, and take a punt on one of the most unusual properties it ha
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August 24, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Thetford Marine applauds veto of California bill

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently vetoed a bill that would have prohibited the sale and use of widely employed holding tank deodorants us
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August 24, 2010
News
Clay Today staff

Three teens accused of burglarizing houseboat

Three Orange Park teenagers face a felony charge accusing them of breaking into a houseboat docked in the 2400 block of Cypress Springs Road. The t
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August 23, 2010
News
Mark Di Ionno/Star-Ledger Columnist

Sea Village Marina homes offer new interpretation of waterfront living

People name boats and vacation homes and secluded country houses. Condos and mobile homes and regular houses? Not much. The floating homes at Sea Vil
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August 23, 2010
News
CHUCK RUPNOW - The Leader-Telegram

Wisconsin man renovates two-story houseboat ?

Ian Handley is used to people stopping by, scaling the makeshift wooden stairs and touring the impressive two-story houseboat he's developing in a dri
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August 20, 2010
Feature
Brandon Barrus

All Dried Up?: Don't let dry skin beach you

I'm a lucky guy when it comes to this topic; my skin rarely has dryness issues. My wife's family, however, deals with dry skin and other related issue
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August 20, 2010
News

Fugawi announces Pathaway software compatibility

Software manufacturer Northport Systems Inc. announced today that its popular Fugawi X-Traverse (www.X-Traverse.com) online topo map collection is now
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August 19, 2010
News
Linda Matchan - www.boston.com

Fisherman, gardener, chef

Q. You spend weekends on a houseboat fishing, blog about it (www.rendezvouscentralsquare.com), and bring the bounty back to your restaurant. When did
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August 19, 2010
News
Andrew Gulliford - Writers On The Range

Lake Powell slobs foment revolt

Each summer I do penance at Lake Powell for the environmental sins of its visitors. This summer was no exception as I volunteered to work on a housebo
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August 18, 2010
Feature
Janet Groene with Gordon Groene

An Update on CO Safety

Houseboats were in the safety spotlight a few years ago when people were poisoned by carbon monoxide as they swam. The culprit was generator exhaust t
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August 18, 2010
News
Wayne Moore - www.castanet.net

Houseboats moving up the bay

The good news -- three houseboats have left the pristine waters of Gellatly Bay. The bad news for the District of West Kelowna -- they didn't leave mu
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August 17, 2010
News
ctvbc.ca

Houseboat owners running out of options in Okanagan - Video

In West Kelowna, B.C., houseboat owners are reluctantly preparing to move on, as the municipality joins the growing list of Okanagan communities givin
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August 17, 2010
News
Joe Aaron - www.courierpress.com

Houseboat's backyard was the river

Few times in 78-year-old May Cox's life has the Ohio River, sometimes placid and sometimes raging wild, been very far away. Even now, years after s
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August 17, 2010
News
www.kentucky.com

Lake Cumberland sews up a record

Exactly 1,651 boats gathered and tied up Saturday on Lake Cumberland and broke the Guinness World Record for the largest boat tie-up, said Mike Janela
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August 17, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

West Marine seeks green-product entries

West Marine announced a call for entries for its second annual "Green Product of the Year" contest. As part of West Marine's mission to reduce its im
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August 16, 2010
News
Chuck Rupnow Leader-Telegram staff

Local man renovating two-story houseboat

Ian Handley is used to people stopping by, scaling the makeshift wooden stairs and touring the impressive two-story houseboat he's developing in a dri
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August 16, 2010
Feature
Erin Hong

Rental Luggage Checklist: The forget-me-nots for houseboating

I would say I have a pretty good idea of what I'm talking about when it comes to packing, since I go on a couple of vacations every year. Be organized
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August 16, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Sales volume rises for majority of marine distributors

The majority of marine distributors have seen an increase in the total sales volume of marine accessories this year, and most expect that trend to con
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August 16, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Sumerset's equipment auctioned

Sumerset Houseboats has closed, and an auction was held late last month for equipment and fixtures at the company's Somerset, Ky., headquarters, the a
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August 14, 2010
News
Denise Naughton - www.abc15.com

Discount deals make this the perfect time to get away for fall

Whether you're looking to relax, recharge, unwind, or just escape the daily grind, fall is a perfect time to hit the restart button with some vacation
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August 14, 2010
Feature
Ted A. Thompson

The Green, Green Docks Of Home: 7 Tips to improve your marina

Regardless of the type of boat we own, dock mates tend to socialize even when we're not out on the water. For a day, a weekend, a holiday and sometime
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August 14, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Zimbalist: Fort Lauderdale show should be stronger

Reading the tea leaves, which isn't always easy, Efrem "Skip" Zimbalist III, president and CEO of Show Management, says this year's Fort Lauderdale In
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August 13, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Cummins MerCruiser signs deal with Volkswagen

Cummins MerCruiser Diesel and Volkswagen announced a partnership to develop and supply marine engines.
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August 12, 2010
Feature
Brady L. Kay

California Dream'n: Head west for your next houseboat vacation

When you think of California, you tend to think of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, the sunny weather and golden beaches of San Diego, or the roman
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August 12, 2010
News
Boating Industry

Marine dealer conference momentum continues

With months to go before this year's Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, more than 180 industry professionals have already signed up to attend the event.
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August 11, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Louisiana governor urges return to fishing

Saltwater recreational fishing reopened in the vast majority of Louisiana's state waters three weeks ago and it's time for anglers to return to the wa
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August 11, 2010
News
www.pr-inside.com

Take a load off, Relax'n style

The hot summer sun shines everywhere you go. It scorches a hole through your car's windshield on your way to work; it pierces your office windows duri
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August 10, 2010
News
James Martin - goeurope.about.com

A houseboat vacation? Try the Alentejo region of Portugal

When I was penning my article: Best Lakes to Visit in Europe I hadn't given a thought to renting a houseboat on a lake in Europe. Sure, you can rent a
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August 10, 2010
Feature
Gary Kramer

Marine Surveyors: What they know can save you!

According to one definition, `a pig in a poke' means an offering or deal that is foolishly accepted without being examined first. In other words, what
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August 10, 2010
Feature
By Shannon Hoffmann

My "Five Faves": Lakes you can love

Charles Barkley seems to have an awful lot of time to talk about his favorite "five" for his cell phone these days, now it's my turn to share my "five
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August 10, 2010
Feature
Karlee Jo Dahl

Sick of Smelly Tanks?: Don't put up with it!

Many boaters know how terrible it is to have a stinky boat. After the end of an extended weekend on the boat, everyone is ready to dump the waste and
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August 10, 2010
News
www.helium.com

Travel destinations: Lake Havasu, Arizona

Lake Havasu, Arizona draws over 3.5 million visitors each year. Red rocks, pure air, blue skies and a multitude of recreational and camping opportunit
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August 09, 2010
News
DARAH HANSEN - www.vancouversun.com

Drunk-driving charge still possible in fatal boat crash, lawyer says

The man behind the wheel of a speedboat involved in a fatal crash on Shuswap Lake could still face a drunk-driving charge, even though no blood or bre
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August 09, 2010
Feature
Tom Miller

Turning Back Time: Jackie Henderson to the rescue

Traveling west of Somerset, Ky., on Highway 80 and soon after passing over Lake Cumberland you will find what appears to be a houseboat graveyard. Old
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August 08, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Boat tax exemption boosts R.I. marine industry

Rhode Island's tax climate makes it appealing for boaters, an issue that recently received national attention when it was reported that Sen. John F. K
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August 07, 2010
News
The Canadian Press

27 beer, cooler cans inside boat that hit houseboat

Police found 27 empty beer and cooler cans in a ski boat that crashed into a houseboat on Shuswap Lake last month, killing one man. The discovery i
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August 06, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

14-year-old departs for staging point of solo voyage

On the heels of 16-year-old Abby Sunderland's June dismasting and rescue in the Indian Ocean, Laura Dekker and her father sailed out of Amsterdam Wedn
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August 05, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

E15 waiver could cause consumer confusion

The Environmental Protection Agency's expected partial waiver to allow E15 for newer road vehicles will likely lead to boat owners mistakenly filling
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August 05, 2010
News
John Tunison - The Grand Rapids Press

Some boats stranded in Lake Allegan, Michigan after water levels dropped - Video

Joe Mathis Jr. decided to pull his 20-foot boat, jet ski and pontoon boat from Lake Allegan when the water level dropped 18 inches. Other homeowners w
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August 04, 2010
News

Houseboat owner told to dock vessel - Video

The first thing you notice about Jim Walsh's 1,300 square-foot home is the waterfront view, but Captain Jim Walsh says the two-story houseboat is more
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August 04, 2010
News
Bruce Munro - www.odt.co.nz

Lazy days in a room with a view

Sensory overload aptly sums up our fabulous long weekend on stunning Lake Wanaka aboard the houseboat MV Lady Pembroke. The lakeside trees are at t
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August 04, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Senate candidate accused of illegal yacht trip to Cuba

Billionaire Jeff Greene, the leading Democratic candidate in the race for U.S. Senate in Florida, is accused of taking his yacht on an illegal trip to
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August 02, 2010
News
Greg Pallone - www.cfnews13.com

Mystery houseboat floats on Indian River

Plenty of people have a house by the river in the coastal areas of Brevard County, Florida. But how about an actual house on the river?
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August 02, 2010
News
ANDREW MCCREDIE, SPECIAL TO THE SUN - www.vancouve

Summering along the shores of the Shuswap

Following rules and instructions might very well be the thing you and your family try to avoid on a summer vacation, but take it from me; in the case
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