December 31, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

More employers expect to add workers in 2011

More firms said they plan to hire full-time, permanent workers in 2011 than did this year, but wage growth likely will remain modest, according to dat
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December 31, 2010
Feature
Ted A. Thompson

Nautical Resolutions

For many, it is difficult to watch a New Year approaching without taking a stab at a few resolutions. Sometimes there are bad habits we intend to brea
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December 29, 2010
News
www.therecord.com

Serenely living on a houseboat on the Nile

When Michel Pastore, a Swiss textile designer and decorator, first visited Egypt in 1970, he was instantly taken with the houseboats on the Nile. "
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December 28, 2010
News
Lucinda Dean - www.echonews.com.au

Introducing the Bay's new Lady

TIN Can Bay has a new maritime resident not usually found in these waters. The Lady Woodward is a decommissioned Sydney ferry that is being lovingl
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December 27, 2010
News
Cydney Gillis - www.realchangenews.org

Liveaboard boaters get a new lease on life

Instead of evicting Bainbridge Island's liveaboard boaters, the state Department of Natural Resources has given them a new lease on life. The agency h
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December 26, 2010
Feature

12 Tips To Buying: Reeling in some answers

The houseboat is what you make of it, and the possibilities are endless. That's good or bad, depending on whether you've addressed these key issues re
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December 23, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Florida marina decked out for the holiday

No one can accuse Mount Dora Boating Center & Marina owner Joe Lewis of not being in the holiday spirit. "Here's what you get when you take a 2-acr
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December 22, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

AP poll: Gulf oil spill is 2010's top story

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill, triggered by a deadly blast at a rig used by BP, was the top news story of 2010, followed by the divisive health care ov
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December 21, 2010
News
Boating Industry

NMMA joins coalition to challenge E15 use

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has joined the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, and the Asso
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December 20, 2010
Feature
Ted A. Thompson

A Dog's Houseboat Christmas

Hi, it's Sugar, Ted and Roxanne's Jack Russell. The most amazing thing happened last night, so I got up before dawn to write about it while I can get
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December 20, 2010
News
Kevin Welch - amarillo.com

NPS sets boat removal date

Things are changing at Lake Meredith. "When people see it when it's a mud puddle, they'll ask, 'How'd this happen?'" said Tom Campbell, an Amarillo
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December 17, 2010
News
www.pr.com

Houseboats.com adds "Social Networking" to redesigned website

Houseboats.com announces the launch of their newly redesigned website, aiming to extend the reach to a broader audience of houseboat enthusiasts, firs
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December 16, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

House to vote today on tax cuts

The U.S. House of Representatives today plans to vote on the tax plan the Senate passed on Wednesday. The far-reaching $858 billion plan negotiated b
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December 15, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Judge: Asian carp are no immediate threat

A federal judge recently blocked a third attempt to close Chicago-area shipping locks, saying Asian carp do not appear to be an imminent threat and th
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December 15, 2010
Feature
Brady L. Kay

The Shasta Queen: Couple restores Merle Haggard's old houseboat

In arguably one of Merle Haggard's greatest songs he sings the lyrics, "No-one could change my mind but Mama tried." After seeing what Jack and Dee Me
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December 13, 2010
News
Nicole Veerman - Northern News Services

Houseboaters apprehensive about city harbour plan

More than a dozen houseboaters gathered at a public meeting Dec. 1 to express their concerns about how a harbour plan and authority could change their
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December 12, 2010
News

Skipperliner receives Cassville ferry contract

Wisconsin's oldest operating ferry service is about to get its newest boat. By July 9, 2011, the Cassville ferry service will have a new tug and barge
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December 10, 2010
News
Dylan Scott - www.lasvegassun.com

Annual Holiday Boat Parade Brings Shimmer to Lake Mead

Holiday lights danced across Lake Mead on Saturday at the annual Christmas Parade of Lights. Presented by the Lake Mead Boat Owners Association, th
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December 09, 2010
Feature
Dan Armitage

Holiday Gifts For Houseboaters Who Fish

Whether an avid angler or someone who simply likes to wet a line from time to time, here are some gift ideas that any fisherman would welcome this-or
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December 09, 2010
News
galenagazette.com

Men charged with burglary after theft of houseboat

Two men, who face theft charges of stealing a houseboat and traveling the Mississippi for two weeks, were found driving the boat on Oct. 27 near Sabul
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December 08, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Florida man to reimburse swindled boaters

A 39-year-old Florida man who claimed to do marine service and repair work, but who defrauded three boaters out of nearly $90,000 in equipment and rep
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December 07, 2010
News
badgermama.com

Houseboat Christmas

Draping some mardi gras beads over a ficus tree . . . that was our Christmas decor last year. This year I'm determined not to be such a grinchy slacke
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December 06, 2010
News
foreverhouseboats.com

Forever Resorts announces its "Cruise in 2011" houseboat package

Forever Resorts announces its "Cruise in 2011" houseboat package, perfect for those looking for an extraordinary way to usher in the New Year. With th
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December 04, 2010
Feature
Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene

Home for the Holidays

It's December but no, this column isn't just about Christmas. When you live onboard your houseboat it's the place where you bake birthday cakes, store
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December 02, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Industry survey: Boat shows lead to sales

Boat shows are one of the top influencers of boat-buying decisions - behind dealership experience and the Internet - according to the 2010 Boat Show P
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December 01, 2010
News
James Durkin - www.bournemouthecho.co.uk

Linda Ballard's 12,000 mile coastal odyssey for the homeless

A Dorset woman is preparing to embark on a two-year odyssey around the coast of Britain to raise awareness of the plight of the homeless. Linda Bal
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