July 31, 2013

Larry and Janet Meltzer: Houseboater of the Week

While I was visiting Lake Pend Oreille on a family vacation I spotted this cool looking houseboat tied up to the lake. I ended up interviewing the cou
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

A Family Affair: Not your average Fourth of July

We tend to think the Fourth of July is about family and friends, but in Malletts Bay in Vermont, just off of Lake Champlain, the summer holiday truly is about family and friends and then some.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

A Floating Drink Holder?: The CanUdle keeps you afloat

Floating around while keeping your drink cool is a floater’s paradise.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Afloat on Rainy Lake: Minnesota’s boundary waters

In a small cove with a light rain on the roof, on a lake at the top of Minnesota, the silence at the edge of the wilderness seeped into our consciousness.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Discover the benefits of going green

The phrase, “going green” has become a buzz word in our culture and for good reason.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Five best built-ins for houseboat living

When your houseboat is also your full-time home you have to squeeze every square foot until it sings.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

From The Forums Electrical Advice: AC Circuits

Endurance wanted to know about rope lights instead of dome lights on a party top:
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Houseboat Anodes: Ask Uncle Ricky

All metals corrode—some faster than others.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Houseboat Forum Spotlight: Rodd Diesel

If you have a question about your boat, head over to the Houseboat magazine forum.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

If There’s A Will, There’s A Way

One afternoon while chillin’ on the front of my houseboat, I began seeing folks with backpacks and suitcases merrily strolling down the dock.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

JAWS Cleaners for Boaters: Make Cleaning Easier

The JAWS (Just Add Water System) is a revolutionary new group of four environmentally friendly cleaners that make cleaning easier.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Low Battery Alarm

For most battery-powered devices, monitoring battery life is all but impossible.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Re-entry: A new exterior look was a "like" away

Just like most great things in our lives, if you’ve been with your houseboat long enough, you’ll inevitably find ways to make it even greater.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Remote Control Steering

HydraNautics has introduced a new, innovative way to steer your houseboat.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue
Pat Belsole

The Not-So-Perfect, Perfect Wedding: Transforming H-Dock

This story began a few years back while attending a football function at a mutual friend, Dave Vagnoni’s house.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue
Katie Burke

The Quack Pack Meets Houseboating

My home has been cable-free since 2011.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Thirsty Turtle: How We Got Our Name

My wife Judy and I spent years thinking about buying a houseboat and spent even more time looking for one to restore.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue

Westerbeke Expands Its Range

Westerbeke Corporation, well-known for its small, quiet, Innovation Award Winning 3.0 BPMG and low-CO gasoline generators has expanded its new “multiport,” low-CO range from 3.5 to 6.5kW.
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July 23, 2013| Published in the July 2013 issue
Brady L. Kay

What is a Turtle Burger?

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July 22, 2013
Feature
Gini McKain

Houseboating On Don Pedro

The Buffingtons of Dublin, Calif., know how to enjoy holidays. It's all about family and friends-about 42 of them at times-during the Fourth of July h
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July 16, 2013
News

Brand new houseboat line

Axiom Yachts by Compass North Industries (owner of Bravada Yachts) delivered their first ever houseboat to Lake Pleasant, near Phoenix, Ariz.
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July 13, 2013
Marina

Edgar Evins Marina: YOUR DREAM VACATION... Houseboating on beautiful Center Hill Lake embarking from the lake's premiere marina!

Houseboat vacations are some of the most popular and enjoyable for millions of vacationers. Imagine you, family and friends cruising spectacular Cente
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