Beaverdog One

Published online: Aug 21, 2014 How We Got our Name
Viewed 409 time(s)
Web Exclusive

Beaverdog One

Our houseboat is named Beaverdog One which is an inside story. We get a lot of looks and pictures taken while out on the lake.  My husband and I have a best friend, Ritch, that passed away in April of 2006 from complications related to Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 36.  He was the one that introduced my husband to boating and ultimately got us together, so as a tribute to him and his boating legacy, we named the boat after him. Ritch came up with fictional Beaverdog while driving through the Lake Cumberland State Park on the way to the lake with my husband.  My husband, JB, saw a critter on the side of the road and said, "What was that?" Ritch immediately replied, "That was a Beaverdog!"  JB looked at him and after a moment of silence they burst out laughing.  We do an annual adult-only houseboat trip and it was deemed "Beaverdog Adventures" so it seemed perfect to name the boat!

 JB and Michelle Sperber

Jamestown Marina, Lake Cumberland

We love hearing all the funny and interesting stories you have behind your houseboat names! Submit your story by filling out this form and it might get published in Houseboat magazine!

You May Also Be Interested In...

August 14, 2014

The Love Boat

My husband and I were newlyweds in 2008 when we purchased our first houseboat.
July 29, 2014

Out On Business

Our boat is an 18- by 88-foot Fantasy.
March 15, 2014

CHARdonnay

We have an old Kings Kraft. I've completely remodeled the whole boat.
March 14, 2014

Zulu

Our houseboat, Zulu, is a wide-beam narrow boat measuring 60 feet by 12 feet.
March 08, 2014

Just Right

Our boat is called Just Right , named after Tim Schwan aka JR of Holiday Boat Sales
Follow us on Facebook!   Follow us on Instagram!   Follow us on Pinterest!   Follow us on YouTube!