January 31, 2014
Industry
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Be serious about Carbon Monoxide prevention on your boat

Carbon Monoxide has always been a concern for the industry and this issue shouldn't be taken lightly on your houseboat.
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January 29, 2014
News
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Skipperliner's New Adventure

Skipperliner has started on a new adventure. The company is building a custom boat for Destiny Cruises, so they can offer day and evening cruises on Gull Lake, Mich., starting in the summer of 2014.
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January 27, 2014
News

NMMA opposes bill dropping second-home mortgage deduction

The marine industry is continuing its fight against a change in tax laws that would prevent boat owners from writing off houseboats as second homes.
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January 24, 2014
How We Got our Name

Drift Off To Dream

When Travis Tritt released his song "Drift off to Dream" in 1990, I thought that would be a great name for a houseboat.
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January 23, 2014
Marina
Brady L. Kay

Lake Raystown Resort is like no other houseboat destination

To refer to Raystown Lake in central Pennsylvania as one of our country's best-kept secrets would be an understatement. It's an old cliché that gets used more often than it really should when attempting to describe a beautiful area that few people seem to
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January 21, 2014
How We Got our Name

Bond Voyage

Our boat is a 1978, 14- by 60-foot Summerset with an aluminum hull, which is rare for that time period. The rest of the boat is typical of the era of step-down boats across manufacturers and we've had it almost 10 years.
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January 20, 2014
Industry

New fire alarm released

When it comes to potential fire situations onboard your houseboat, being able to efficiently pinpoint the source enables quicker response time
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January 18, 2014
Industry

Custom Fit Dock Box

Are you in need of a dock box, but don't have a lot of room at your marina? Trionic's new Small Sized Dock Box is perfect those with narrow dock configurations often at older marinas.
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January 17, 2014
Feature
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. The Fourth of July week brought record temps in excess of 110 degrees. That left us with two choices-in the water or inside the boat. Needless to say out
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January 16, 2014
Industry

Sandbar Auger Anchor: Keep your secondary crafts close

The AugAnchor is a patent-pending, easy-to-use, shallow water anchor system that will hold your secondary boat or PWC in place.
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January 15, 2014
News
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Welcome back Sumerset!

It's a big day in houseboat news. A brand new Sumerset left the factory, yesterday January 14th, and was launched at State Dock on Lake Cumberland, Ky.
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January 14, 2014
Industry
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Water Toys!

The best part about being on the houseboat is being on the water. Kwik Tek makes your time there even more enjoyable with their lineup up towables and other water toys.
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January 13, 2014
Feature

Solar Powered: Harnessing the power of the sun

There's nothing quite like a day aboard a houseboat. Enjoying the warm days of summer on the water is amazing in itself and doing it with all of the luxuries and amenities of home makes every trip a memorable one.
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January 09, 2014
Feature
Brady L. Kay
Web Exclusive

At the Helm: Who's Watching Your Dock?

"Can I help you?" These were the words that seemed to have come out of nowhere and it was a deep raspy voice that could have just as easily come from the comedian Ron White. I slowly turned around and what I got was a good look at the stare this houseboa
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January 09, 2014
Feature
Katie Burke
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Houseboat Decor: Wine Crate Coffee Table

We have seen this beauty floating around Facebook lately and we thought it would make a great tip to pass on to you, the reader. Coffee tables can be tricky on the houseboat, especially if they take up a lot of room. This sample is rather large but becaus
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January 09, 2014
Feature
James Martin - goeurope.about.com

Living Aboard: Your Home, Your Houseboat, Your Tax Haven

Take your houseboat to a state park marina and live onboard for two weeks while helping with a trail cleanup. Volunteer your houseboat to take Sea Scouts out to get their navigation training. Use your houseboat for business entertaining.
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January 09, 2014
Product
Brady L. Kay
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Precision Reporting: New fire alarm for houseboaters

When it comes to potential fire situations onboard your houseboat, being able to efficiently pinpoint the source enables quicker response times. The new Triton 8 Fire Alarm Panel from Sea-Fire is an addressable system enabling up to 256 detectors or manua
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January 08, 2014
News

Lake Powell Resorts & Marina introduces new luxury

A new level of luxury is coming to the waters of magnificent Lake Powell with the addition of the new Axiom Star fleet, a one-of-a-kind collection of lake yachts. Beginning today, guests can book a seven-night summer vacation on one of Lake Powell Resorts
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January 08, 2014
Industry
Brady L. Kay

Walking The Expo In Comfort

If you look up Alegria in a dictionary you'll discover it means happiness. Dig a little deeper and you'll realize it's also a new line of footwear created by PG Lite, a California-based company.
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January 06, 2014
Feature
Rick Lauper, Houseboats A to Z

Ask Uncle Ricky: Prepare for Summer

With a busy summer season on it's way, instead of focusing on just one specific area of your houseboat, I'd like to take a look at several. Let's start with your party top that at times can feel like an oven when you're on the top deck.
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January 04, 2014
Feature
Gary Kramer

Lots of choices for both new and not-so-new houseboats

Whether you are ordering a new houseboat or re-furbishing an older one, decisions need to be made about what kind of deck surfaces you want. For older boats, that also frequently involves dealing with deck repairs before a finish can be applied.
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January 03, 2014
News
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Forum Temporarily Turned Off

As most of those of you who use the forum have probably noticed, it has been taken over by spam in the last few days. Our IT company is diligently working to get this problem resolved. Unfortunately, it's worse that we expected and we had no choice but to
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