August 31, 2011
News
Boating Industry

BoatUS: Irene's recreational boat damage could hit $500 million

Coastal areas are usually the hardest hit when a hurricane strikes. However, early reports from Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS)
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August 30, 2011
News

Houseboat Editor To Judge IBEX Innovation Awards: NMMA and BWI announces this year's judges

The National Marine Manfacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI)recently announced this year's judges for the 2011 Internat
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August 30, 2011
News
Corey Kilgannon - The New York Times

On a houseboat in Queens, dry and unimpressed by a storm

On Sunday morning, as New York City was feeling the brunt of what had become Tropical Storm Irene, Billy Drankwater, 57, was leisurely buttering a pie
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August 29, 2011
News
Andrew Grice, Political Editor - independent.co.uk

Houseboats to provide key to UK housing crisis

The government has unveiled its latest answer to the shortage of affordable homes in Britain: it wants more people to live on houseboats. Local aut
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August 26, 2011
News
Wayne Gustaveson - www.sltrib.com

Lake Powell fishing report - Houseboaters report striper boils

It feels much better to write this report after catching a striper in a boil. It is amazing how that can change one's attitude for the better. When st
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August 25, 2011
News

The 24th Annual Showboats International Yacht Rendezvous announces headlining entertainment

Everybody wishes they could live the lifestyle of the rich and famous and now, thanks to the 24th Annual ShowBoats International Yachting Rendezvous,
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August 24, 2011
News
Staff Report - www.timesfreepress.com

Watts Bar Lake death believed to be from medical condition

A 57-year-old man found floating in Watts Bar Lake on Saturday is believed to have died as the result of a medical emergency rather than drowning, aut
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August 23, 2011
News
Robert Eckhart - www.heraldtribune.com

Derelict houseboat Dreamaker plies the Manatee River

A broken-down houseboat nicknamed Dreamaker sits half submerged in the brown waters of the Manatee River, looking more and more like a ghost ship as t
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August 22, 2011
News
Emma Bouthillette - www.pressherald.com

Biddeford Pool live-aboard boat proposal up in the air

A proposal to moor a live-aboard vessel in Biddeford Pool that has caused concern in the community remains in flux. Ned Baldwin, a New York-based a
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August 18, 2011
News
Debbie Zachau - www.redding.com

Good service saved houseboat vacation

While house boating on Lake Shasta over the July 4 holiday we had a little incident that could have been a real sour note on our vacation. The mainten
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August 17, 2011
News
Reg Clayton - www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com

Council defers action on Coney Island houseboats

Houseboat owners mooring their recreational watercraft in or around the city water lot off the northeast side of Coney Island received a temporary rep
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August 16, 2011
News
Mark Prigg - www.thisislondon.co.uk

Hirst fights to buy moorings for his Chelsea houseboat

Artist Damien Hirst and Yo Sushi! founder Simon Woodroffe are part of a co-op of barge owners fighting to buy the Chelsea boatyard where their housebo
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August 15, 2011
News
Walleye Dan - www.brainerddispatch.com

Houseboat vacation a learning experience

Totally fresh back from a three-day houseboat family vacation on Lake Vermillion. I love that part of the world, but the houseboat threw a differen
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August 11, 2011
News
Sarah Petz - www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com

Deadline set to move houseboats from Bush Island area

Houseboat owners, take notice. The city of Kenora is currently working with the Ontario Provincial Police and Ministry of Natural Resources to have ho
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August 10, 2011
News
Frank Abderholden - newssun.suntimes.com

Round Lake gives up on Wooster Lake no-wake rule

Wooster Lake is back to being wide open for boats to travel at any speed after a Round Lake ordinance was rescinded last month. The controversy on
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August 08, 2011
News
G.Harrison - www.iwcp.co.u

Judgement unfair to houseboat owners

IT IS with absolute disbelief I heard, a few days ago, a number of houseboat owners in the harbour of Bembridge have been evicted from their own prope
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August 05, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

NOAA upgrades hurricane forecast

Even as Tropical Storm Emily dissipated Thursday, NOAA issued its updated 2011 Atlantic hurricane season outlook, raising the number of named storms i
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August 04, 2011
News
Leah Larkin - www.stripes.com

German state of Brandenburg: Fine waters for a houseboat holiday

With its 3,000 lakes and 18,600 miles of waterways, the German state of Brandenburg is the perfect place to explore by boat. Last October, six of u
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August 01, 2011
News
June Fletcher - online.wsj.com

Buying a home that floats

Q. I cannot afford to buy a waterfront home. However, I saw an ad recently for a houseboat that I can afford. The idea of living in one intrigues me.
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