January 31, 2011
News
Cathryn M. Delude - www.boston.com

On a Houseboat in Utah's Grand Canyons

With two free plane tickets after being bumped from a flight, I thought about San Francisco, Santa Fe, or New Orleans. My husband suggested taking a h
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January 28, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

IMBC 2011: Ethanol is here to stay

Gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol is here. Gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol is coming soon. Gasoline mixed with even more ethanol is almost
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January 27, 2011
News
www.prnewswire.com

Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas kicks-off 2011 enrollment of 'Houseboating University'

Concerns about the difficulty of operating and navigating a houseboat are two of the main reasons why travelers put their dreams of a houseboating vac
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January 27, 2011
Feature
By Shannon Stockwell

Pick up the Pace: When winter slows you down

It may be colder outside and you may feel like hibernating, but if you're concerned about your health, becoming a couch potato is the last thing you w
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January 26, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Nautique launches electric boat

Nautique is introducing the Ski Nautique E, what it says is the industry's first high-performance 100 percent electric boat. To explore future propul
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January 25, 2011
News
BoatUS

Help kids stay safe on the water by becoming a life jacket loaner site

The easiest way to ensure a child's safety on the water is to make sure they wear a life jacket that fits. But children's growth spurts and last minut
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January 24, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Marina guide offered for EPA rules

C.I. Agent Solutions is providing a free booklet to marina owners that outlines EPA guidance regarding non-point source pollution. The reference to
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Aftermarket Roundup: Your guide to finding what you need

Unlike other onboard systems, air conditioning and heat units get a bad rap simply for what they are-defenses against the elements that have conspired
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January 22, 2011
News
www.boating-industry.com

EPA approves E15 for '01-'06 cars

Today the Environmental Protection Agency approved the use of E15 for another subset of on-highway motor vehicles, this time allowing the use of gasol
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Feb./March Houseboat

The next issue of Houseboat magazine will be mailed the last week of February.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Lakeview

Lakeview Yachts is largely considered a custom aluminum houseboat manufacturer, and by all counts it is.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Legacy Lake

The Legacy Lake Yacht is designed to plane through the water with a highly maneuverable hull.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Majestic

Majestic Yachts, Inc. offers four distinct lines of boats: the Royal, the Grand Royal, the Floating Condo and the new "Tommy Yacht" trailerable houseb
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Monticello

A Monticello River Yacht boat is truly the best of both worlds, now more than ever
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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New App Released: Try out iBoatShows for the latest

iTapTouch, LLC, a mobile applications development company, announced that their first app-iBoatShows-has been approved and is now available in the App
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Pluckebaum

"Crafted, never assembled" is the mission statement at Pluckebaum Custom Boats.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Sailabration

Sailabration prides itself on offering houseboats that are everything the customer desires at an affordable price.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Sharpe

Since Sharpe Houseboats entered the houseboat market in 1998, it has made a splash that has rippled throughout the industry.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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SkipperLiner

Skipper Manufacturing LLC, doing business as SkipperLiner, recently acquired the rights to the assets formerly owned by SkipperLiner Industries Inc.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Stardust

Sleek modern designs bred from the beautiful lines of ocean-going yachts are the first indication that there is something different about a Stardust.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Sunstar

With over 15 years in the business, this Kentucky-based manufacturer is made up of a very knowledgeable staff, most of whom have been with Sunstar at
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred continues this year with building the best boats and developing new ideas.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Twin Anchors

Located on Shuswap Lake in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, Twin Anchors offers truly custom houseboat designs for both private and rental use.
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January 22, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Waterways

Specializing in building a luxury vessel, your dream boat can be however big your dreams are.
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Adventure Craft

Niemela Industries, LLC, has added excitement to the already popular Adventure Craft houseboat with the introduction of its new 2850 DeckYacht.
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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From Boat Owners Association Of The United States

Buyer Tips: Eight ideas to help the savvy boat buyer

1. Make sure you review the online BoatU.S. Guide to Buying and Selling a Boat at www.BoatUS.com/guide.
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Catamaran Cruiser

Catamaran Cruisers manufactures a full line of fiberglass catamaran hull houseboats-a unique market niche for the houseboat industry.
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Destination

The best evidence of its long legacy of quality construction and experience is that customer referrals serve as Destination's best sales tool.
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Gibson

For nearly 40 years, Gibson Boats has produced a hybrid cross between a houseboat and a cabin cruiser.
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Horizon

Since March of 1997 when the first houseboat came out of the custom-designed plant, Horizon Yachts has been putting pride and workmanship into each ho
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Brady L. Kay

How You Play Your Cards

One night as I watched an intense game of Texas Hold'em from a distance, I couldn't help but relate our industry to what was being played out on the t
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Foremost Insurance

Insurance Tips: Five common questions

With the National Houseboat Expo just around the corner, many people will be looking to buy a houseboat soon.
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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NADA Guide: A resource you should be using

Since 1972, NADAguides has been the trusted resource as the most comprehensive and market-reflective marine vehicle pricing and information available
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January 21, 2011
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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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Janet Groene

Upgrading Your Houseboat For Living Aboard

Carl L. Medley II, president of Eclipse Technologies in Hartsburg, Mo., says, "Here in Lake of the Ozarks we are seeing a surge in interest in consume
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January 21, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
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Brandon Barrus

What To Know Before You Buy: Tips from the Professionals

In today's economy, it's more important than ever to be well-educated on the ins and outs of boat buying.
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January 20, 2011
News
Carol Bareuther - www.allatsea.net

Museum afloat

There's only one place on earth where you can see everything from a 100-million-year-old petri-fied dinosaur egg to an antique Japanese fiddle, circa-
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January 18, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Marinalife contest prize is $5,000 getaway

Marinalife is holding a sweepstakes in which the winner receives a "weekend experience" at the Nantucket Boat Basin in Massachusetts, which last year
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January 17, 2011
News
Rick Montgomery - The Kansas City Star

KC boat show draws lots of lookers

They come to the boat show to dream. It's cold outside, and the snow is getting dirty. The economy limps. But at Bartle Hall on Saturday, optimists
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January 16, 2011
Feature
Ted A. Thompson

Houseboat Winter: Signs of Life

As usual on winter weekends, Roxanne and I have the dock to ourselves. We sit at the table in our houseboat, looking through the water-streaked window
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January 14, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Trade Only debuts enhanced marine job board

Soundings Trade Only, a division of Dominion Enterprises and the marine industry leader for news and analysis, expanded the employment opportunities s
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January 13, 2011
News
Richard Salit - www.projo.com

Weathering the storm on houseboat in Providence

Much like Rhode Islanders across the state, Dan Gladstone and Zachary Weindel stepped out of their house on Wednesday morning and began shoveling. Bu
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January 11, 2011
News
www.sail-world.com

Using fenders 101: The smart way

Sometimes permanent fenders are already on the wharf or pontoon , and this makes life really easy for you as you don't need to use your boat's own fen
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January 10, 2011
News
David Jean - www.heraldsun.com.au

Life's a boat on the Murray

Murray houseboat operators will continue to benefit from strong water flows into South Australia for at least the next four months. The Houseboat H
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January 10, 2011
Feature
Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene

Shop Winter Boat Shows: For gadgets and goodies

You have the houseboat of your dreams. Now comes the fun part: furnishing, fine-tuning and making a house (boat) a home. Online shopping is great, but
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January 08, 2011
News
www.odt.co.nz

One more rise then the sun shines

Sunny days are ahead for those in the sodden Southern Lakes district, although one last rainfall in the lakes' headwaters is expected to raise lake le
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January 07, 2011
News
www.news-mail.com.au - Doug Gillett

Houseboat owner hits out at Port

A former houseboat owner has lashed out at the Bundaberg Port Authority after he returned from a holiday to find his home had washed away in floodwate
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January 06, 2011
News
www.abc.net.au

Businesses refreshed by rising water

The Houseboat Hirers Association says forward bookings for March and April are already 15 per cent higher than last year. The Association chief exe
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January 05, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Survey: Internet research fuels new boat sales

A study from Foresight Research shows that 84 percent of new boat buyers had read or seen boat information on the Internet prior to making their purch
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January 04, 2011
Feature

Don't Under Power!: Does your houseboat have enough gitty-up-and-go?

A great deal has been written about over-powered vessels, but not much has been said about what happens when your houseboat hasn't got enough throttle
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January 04, 2011
News
aratuwa.blogspot.com

Most expensive houseboat in the world?

A three-bedroomed houseboat moored in a sought-after area of London has been put on the market for £1 million. Foxtons believes the three-bedroomed
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January 03, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Reality show seeks Florida liveaboards ready to sell

Do you live aboard your boat in South Florida and are you looking to sell and move? If so, HGTV is looking for you. "My First Sale" is casting firs
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