February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

A Fishing Tale: Senior citizen fends off robbers with fishing pole

You just can't make this stuff up.
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert
Joan Wenner, J.D.

Attracting Attention: A closer look at boat noise laws

Most boaters don't want every large lake and inland waterway turned into one giant No-Wake zone because a small minority of operators ignore boat nois
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

Forget Photos: Show us your video clips

At Houseboat magazine we would still like to see the photos that you're taking this summer from your camera, but now we're also looking for unique vid
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

From the Forums: Excerpts from recent Houseboat Forum exchanges at www.houseboatmagazine.com

Many houseboat owners are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve their craft.
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert
Brandon Barrus

Getting To Know: 5 things you should know about the cornhole business

Starting the company was totally an accident.
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

houseboat needs friends

Houseboat magazine has made its first foray into the world of social networking, and needs you to help get things started.
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert
Brandon Barrus

Looking Back: Houseboat Magazine May/June 1993

The May/June issue of Houseboat back in 1993 started off on a strangely familiar note.
Read More
February 28, 2011
News

On the property market: houseboats and homes on the water

It's a houseboat, but not as we know it. It is just one-year-old with a specification more akin to a London apartment than a boat you could live on. T
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

Outfitting Your Sail-Away-Ready Houseboat

You're taking delivery of a brand new houseboat.
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

The Right Products: How to restore your faded fiberglass

To determine how badly faded a hull is, owners should rub the surface with a clean rag.To determine how badly faded a hull is, owners should rub the s
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert
Dan Armitage

The Ultimate Fishing Guide

I reminded my new friend that he owns a perfectly capable fishing boat which he could trailer down, and that there are plenty of rental boats at the d
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

Tired Of Fuel Spills?: Solution as simple as a whistle

You don't have to drive a Toyota Prius to appreciate an environmental-friendly product.
Read More
February 28, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

When Do You Replace A Rubber Impeller?

Changing an impeller on an outboard marine engine is a common practice for do-it-yourself boat owners.
Read More
February 26, 2011
News
www.dailyindia.com

Five-deck Marquette 'floating community' to recreate Mark Twain's era on American waterways

Marquette, a luxury 'river city' worth 109 million dollars, would reportedly cruise on America's waterways all year round, bringing back memories of t
Read More
February 25, 2011
News
www.abc.net.au

Riverland floodwaters good news for some

While some people have been concerned the rising river is scaring away tourists, one local Heather Pinnington points out it is attracting some too.
Read More
February 24, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

Bow to Stern: My Boat Crush

When we were dating, Vic told me that he had been in love before.
Read More
February 24, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert

Bringing Ecology To Life: Students benefit from Forever Earth houseboat

Forever Resorts, the industry leader in environmentally sound best practices, officially unveiled and dedicated its award-winning Forever Earth houseb
Read More
February 24, 2011| Published in the February 2011 issue
Ask The Expert
Brady L. Kay

Can The Life Jacket Survey Be Stopped?

The real question is where do they find these people to be part of such a survey to figure out all of these side effects?!
Read More
February 24, 2011
News
Brooke Baskin - The Courier-Mail

Houseboat washes ashore; adrift cruiser rescued from rocks

Boaties have been warned to anchor their vessels properly after two vessels became adrift at Runaway Bay on the Gold Coast. A houseboat washed asho
Read More
February 24, 2011
Feature
By Shannon Stockwell

Spring Houseboating Fever?: Five early-season getaways to cure it

Does anyone who loves houseboating really wait until the weather warms to get excited about getting back on the water? You don't if you're a true hous
Read More
February 22, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Miami attendance jumps 14 percent

Attendance was up 14 percent at the 2011 Miami International Boat Show, which closed Monday. The National Marine Manufacturers Association, which pro
Read More
February 21, 2011
News
Grant Scott - www.castanet.net

Action needed on Okanagan Lake

The recent fire that destroyed a houseboat in Sutherland Bay also again raised the issue of unregulated moorage on Okanagan Lake. Heather Rice, th
Read More
February 19, 2011
Feature
Gary Kramer

Prop Shop: Keeping the big wheels turnin'

Unlike owners of high performance and bass boats, houseboat owners frequently don't pay a lot of attention to their propellers until they have an enco
Read More
February 18, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

West Marine names Green Product contest winner

West Marine awarded the BlackTip Catch & Release Recompression Tool the grand prize Thursday in its second annual Green Product of the Year contest.
Read More
February 17, 2011
News
pptymag.com

Houseboat manufacturer building green modular homes

The boat industry in Somerset, a city in Pulaski County, Kentucky, is suffering because of the economic decline in the country, but a company known to
Read More
February 16, 2011
News
Bill Estep - www.kentucky.com

Future of Kentucky's houseboat industry might be on land

An effort to revitalize the state's beleaguered houseboat industry is set to begin with construction of the prototype of a product for land instead of
Read More
February 15, 2011
News
Vanessa Ho - www.seattlepi.com

Bill would exempt Seattle houseboats from environmental regs

A bill pending in the Legislature would exempt Seattle houseboats from state shoreline regulations and give houseboaters more rights when leasing stat
Read More
February 14, 2011
News
D. Scott Croft, - BoatU.S.

Twelve on-the-water recreational boat towing captains honored for heroism in 2010

With over 600 tow boats spread across the country responding to over 60,000 routine requests from boaters for on-the-water assistance, the law of aver
Read More
February 13, 2011
Feature
Shannon Stockwell

What's Hot in Interior Design: Not just a choice, a reflection

Looking for some ideas to spice up your design on your current houseboat? Or maybe you are just in the market for a new one and are looking to customi
Read More
February 11, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

MRAA: Take advantage of health care tax credit

Tax season is here again, but this year brings opportunities that haven't been available in the past, the Marine Retailers Association of America said
Read More
February 10, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Perko urges builders to file emissions waiver

New EPA evaporative emissions standards will take effect July 31 and Perko is urging boatbuilders that qualify for the small-business exemption to fil
Read More
February 09, 2011
News
Boating Industry

Lake Havasu program aims to curb OUI violations

On March 1, in anticipation of the arrival of spring breakers, the Lake Havasu Marine Association will launch a voluntary Designated Operator program
Read More
February 08, 2011
News
Boating Industry

Atlantic City Boat Show sees attendance boost

The Atlantic City Boat Show, which took place between Feb. 2-6, showed attendance gains and pleased exhibitors, according to a release from organizers
Read More
February 07, 2011
Feature
Ted A. Thompson

Just Desserts

It was a beautiful day for a houseboat party. The weather was gorgeous. Good friends aboard. The food looked terrific. We were having cheeseburgers, p
Read More
February 07, 2011
News
Tristan Baurick - www.kitsapsun.com

Last-minute changes salvage Bainbridge liveboard plan

Last-minute changes to a rental agreement for Eagle Harbor's liveaboards have calmed outrage at former provisions that many anchored-out residents sai
Read More
February 04, 2011
News
Marjorie Copeland - www.iol.co.za

Over the bridge and far away

San Francisco is undoubtedly one of the most exciting mega cities of America and its impact hits visitors with a bang right from street level to 40 fl
Read More
February 02, 2011
News
Boating Industry

NMMA reports more strong show attendance

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is reporting more good news from its boat and sportshows, with the Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow, Stri
Read More
February 01, 2011
News
www.indianexpress.com

Irish couple sets record for longest stay on Kerala houseboat

An Irish couple has set a record of sorts for the longest stay on an ethnic houseboat in Kerala's famous backwaters in Kuttanad, the hub of the boomin
Read More
February 01, 2011
Feature
Janet Groene

Vent!

On the day we woke up with condensation dripping on our faces we knew something had to be done about the ventilation in our boat. Sleeping and cooking
Read More
Follow us on Facebook!   Follow us on Instagram!   Follow us on Pinterest!   Follow us on YouTube!