September 28, 2012
Product

LRT Graphics: New Products

LRT Graphics offers many awesome graphic designs for houseboats. They can do it for you, or they have a DIY step by step process. You can customize a
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September 27, 2012
How We Got our Name
Jeffrey Bastin

Sick Day Resort: How We Got Our Name

My wife and I pulled into the marina parking lot on a motorcycle one day to only find a couple selling their houseboat so they could buy motorcycles.
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September 27, 2012
Feature

The Boatel Story: Restoring a 47-foot classic

The idea to buy and restore a houseboat was an idea my wife Judy and I had for many years. In the fall of 2009 we started looking for a 36-foot to 40-
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September 26, 2012
News

New SkipperLiner Houseboat

Construction recently began on the new 2013 SkipperLiner 570 SL luxury houseboat. This vessel will include a designer luxury interior reminiscent of a
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September 25, 2012
How We Got our Name
Ray Harkins

It's A Dog's Life: How We Got Our Name

I had been looking for a houseboat ever since my friend Steve took me out on his. I found a Twin Anchors Odyssey at Pine Flat Lake just a few miles fr
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September 21, 2012
Product

Bart's Water Toys: New Products

Bart's Water Toys are great fun toys to enjoy on the boat. They have recently launched three new must have toys. The Cove Cushion, the Airhead Orange
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September 20, 2012
Feature
Charlie VanLeuven

Finding The Right Broker: Why going at it alone can cost you

It's an understatement to say that to buy or sell a houseboat is to participate in a major transaction. Houseboats can be expensive, and the investmen
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September 19, 2012
Industry

Sailabration Remodels

One of Sailabration's remodels hit the water last week. She's an 84' JamesTowner from the hull down, but she's pure Sailabration from the deck up!
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September 14, 2012
Product

Portopong: New Product

PORTOPONG LLC, based in Connecticut, has invented the PORTOPONG, an inflatable, portable "tabletop" that will revolutionize the way beer-loving partyg
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September 12, 2012
Industry

Compass North Industries

Compass North industries has just delivered their first houseboat with outboards.
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September 11, 2012
Feature
Brady L. Kay

Built To Last: Stardust Positions Itself For The Future

It's the kind of enthusiasm that radiates throughout the entire dock as those around him can sense it. There is a certain leadership characteristic ab
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September 08, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature

The How To Houseboat Staff Report: Installing rain gutters on a houseboat

After Don and Barbara Brewer purchased a 1986 Jamestowner houseboat, they christened her the Double Diamonds and began to vacation onboard at Lake Wat
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Ask The Expert
Rick Lauper, Houseboats A to Z

Ask Uncle Ricky: Updating Your Colors

Well I can't speak for your location, but here in Tennessee we had record- breaking heat this summer.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Marina
Houseboat Staff Report; Photos by Chris Searle and

Best Halloween Ever: Marina hosts a mega party

Just as some northern houseboat owners are packing it in for the season, the folks at Tradewinds Marina, on Lake Thurmond, are gearing up for fall and
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September 07, 2012
Product

Dogs On Board: Safety with animals

PFD's for Pets: People are not the only beings who should wear a PDF (or life jacket) while boating. Once onboard, make sure your pet has their own
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Industry

Explore Europe: A different kind of houseboating adventure

Interested in a houseboat getaway.in a totally different country?
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature
Janet Groene with Gordon Groene

Fall House(boat) Cleaning

When you live on your houseboat full-time, it's easy to forget autumn rituals that other boaters can't ignore.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature

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

Is your houseboat in dire need of an oil change but don't know if you should do it yourself or hire someone from your marina to come do it?
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature
Story by Houseboat Staff, Photos by Heath

Heather Rae's Gypsy Yacht: Living the American Dream

Like many water-loving couples, Wesley and Heather Story knew they wanted a houseboat but didn't think it would be easy to attain.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
News
Jocelyn O'Bryant

Houseboat Recipes: Pumpkin Bars: For a fall houseboat treat

Everybody loves eating, especially onboard your houseboat with friends and family.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Houseboater of the Week

Houseboat Spotlight:: Fred Acke

Fred Acke, a local New Zealander, is the most unique houseboater Houseboat magazine has heard from.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Shootout
Brady L. Kay

Houseboats vs. Cruisers: Square-foot faceoff

You don't have to be big to appreciate the space and roominess that a houseboat offers, but it does help.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature

How We Got Our Name: Stories behind the boat names

Do you have a story behind your boat name that you'd like to share?
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature
Story and Photos by Gary Kramer

If I Can Draw It, I Can Build It: Restoring a 1972 Kingscraft

After spending eight years crafting the boat that is his home, Terry Cyphers can't quite come up with a name that fits his unique and totally customiz
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Industry

Industry Insider: A 360° View: MetroShip launches new houseboat

MetroShip recently launched its 42-foot GlassHouseboat that offers 360-degree views with a New York loft style floorplan.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature

Making Time

It never seems to fail. Around this time of year I'm always in shock by just how fast the summer went.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
News

Plan Your Next Houseboat Vacation

Interested in learning how to plan a houseboat vacation?
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Feature
Katie Burke

Recapping Our Mid-Summer Show: Houseboat Magazine's National Houseboat Expo On Water 2012

Whether you have been a houseboater your entire life or are in the market for your first boat, the On Water Expo is the place to be.
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September 07, 2012| Published in the September 2012 issue
Product

Touchless Flush

Raritan recently introduced FlushSense.
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