• A Fishing Tale

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    You just can't make this stuff up.
  • Attracting Attention

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Joan Wenner, J.D.
    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
  • Forget Photos

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    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
  • From the Forums

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Many houseboat owners are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve their craft.
  • Getting To Know

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Brandon Barrus
    Starting the company was totally an accident.
  • houseboat needs friends

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Houseboat magazine has made its first foray into the world of social networking, and needs you to help get things started.
  • Looking Back

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Brandon Barrus
    The May/June issue of Houseboat back in 1993 started off on a strangely familiar note.
  • On the property market: houseboats and homes on the water

    February 28, 2011
    News
    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
  • Outfitting Your Sail-Away-Ready Houseboat

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    You're taking delivery of a brand new houseboat.
  • The Right Products

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    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
  • The Ultimate Fishing Guide

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Dan Armitage
    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
  • Tired Of Fuel Spills?

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    You don't have to drive a Toyota Prius to appreciate an environmental-friendly product.
  • When Do You Replace A Rubber Impeller?

    February 28, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Changing an impeller on an outboard marine engine is a common practice for do-it-yourself boat owners.
  • Five-deck Marquette 'floating community' to recreate Mark Twain's era on American waterways

    February 26, 2011
    News
    www.dailyindia.com
    Marquette, a luxury 'river city' worth 109 million dollars, would reportedly cruise on America's waterways all year round, bringing back memories of t
  • Riverland floodwaters good news for some

    February 25, 2011
    News
    www.abc.net.au
    While some people have been concerned the rising river is scaring away tourists, one local Heather Pinnington points out it is attracting some too.
  • Bow to Stern

    February 24, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    When we were dating, Vic told me that he had been in love before.
  • Bringing Ecology To Life

    February 24, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Forever Resorts, the industry leader in environmentally sound best practices, officially unveiled and dedicated its award-winning Forever Earth houseb
  • Can The Life Jacket Survey Be Stopped?

    February 24, 2011 Published in the February 2011 issue
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    Brady L. Kay
    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?!
  • Houseboat washes ashore; adrift cruiser rescued from rocks

    February 24, 2011
    News
    Brooke Baskin - The Courier-Mail
    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
  • Spring Houseboating Fever?

    February 24, 2011
    Feature
    By Shannon Stockwell
    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
  • Miami attendance jumps 14 percent

    February 22, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    Attendance was up 14 percent at the 2011 Miami International Boat Show, which closed Monday. The National Marine Manufacturers Association, which pro
  • Action needed on Okanagan Lake

    February 21, 2011
    News
    Grant Scott - www.castanet.net
    The recent fire that destroyed a houseboat in Sutherland Bay also again raised the issue of unregulated moorage on Okanagan Lake. Heather Rice, th
  • Prop Shop

    February 19, 2011
    Feature
    Gary Kramer
    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
  • West Marine names Green Product contest winner

    February 18, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    West Marine awarded the BlackTip Catch & Release Recompression Tool the grand prize Thursday in its second annual Green Product of the Year contest.
  • Houseboat manufacturer building green modular homes

    February 17, 2011
    News
    pptymag.com
    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
  • Future of Kentucky's houseboat industry might be on land

    February 16, 2011
    News
    Bill Estep - www.kentucky.com
    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
  • Bill would exempt Seattle houseboats from environmental regs

    February 15, 2011
    News
    Vanessa Ho - www.seattlepi.com
    A bill pending in the Legislature would exempt Seattle houseboats from state shoreline regulations and give houseboaters more rights when leasing stat
  • Twelve on-the-water recreational boat towing captains honored for heroism in 2010

    February 14, 2011
    News
    D. Scott Croft, - BoatU.S.
    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
  • What's Hot in Interior Design

    February 13, 2011
    Feature
    Shannon Stockwell
    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
  • MRAA: Take advantage of health care tax credit

    February 11, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    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
  • Perko urges builders to file emissions waiver

    February 10, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    New EPA evaporative emissions standards will take effect July 31 and Perko is urging boatbuilders that qualify for the small-business exemption to fil
  • Lake Havasu program aims to curb OUI violations

    February 09, 2011
    News
    Boating Industry
    On March 1, in anticipation of the arrival of spring breakers, the Lake Havasu Marine Association will launch a voluntary Designated Operator program
  • Atlantic City Boat Show sees attendance boost

    February 08, 2011
    News
    Boating Industry
    The Atlantic City Boat Show, which took place between Feb. 2-6, showed attendance gains and pleased exhibitors, according to a release from organizers
  • Just Desserts

    February 07, 2011
    Feature
    Ted A. Thompson
    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
  • Last-minute changes salvage Bainbridge liveboard plan

    February 07, 2011
    News
    Tristan Baurick - www.kitsapsun.com
    Last-minute changes to a rental agreement for Eagle Harbor's liveaboards have calmed outrage at former provisions that many anchored-out residents sai
  • Over the bridge and far away

    February 04, 2011
    News
    Marjorie Copeland - www.iol.co.za
    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
  • NMMA reports more strong show attendance

    February 02, 2011
    News
    Boating Industry
    The National Marine Manufacturers Association is reporting more good news from its boat and sportshows, with the Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow, Stri
  • Irish couple sets record for longest stay on Kerala houseboat

    February 01, 2011
    News
    www.indianexpress.com
    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
  • Vent!

    February 01, 2011
    Feature
    Janet Groene
    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