• Turner Loose (Again)

    November 27, 2015
    Story and photos by Brady L. Kay
    After owning two other custom-built houseboats, the Turner family believes they’ve finally found the boat that is “just right” for them.
  • Knock On Wood

    November 25, 2015
    Dan Armitage
    The dark side of docks, bridges and piers hold special appeal for fish and the anglers who pursue them.
  • Long Live The Mohican!

    Web Exclusive November 25, 2015
    The “World’s Oldest Transportation Company In The World” title is what The Lake George Steamboat Company claims for itself, and recently this New York-based company joined forces with API Services...
  • Why Houseboating Is The Best Sport

    November 24, 2015
    Brady L. Kay
    I love houseboating the way a fat man loves Sara Lee because it satisfies something deep inside.
  • From The Forums: Generators

    Web Exclusive November 24, 2015
    RonandBee recently asked the folks on our forum page what experiences they’ve had with programmable generators. Here’s what they had to say:
  • Transients Welcome

    November 20, 2015
    BoatUS has partnered with award-winning unified booking and marketing platform Dockwa to enable members to find and book a slip with the Dockwa app...
  • Bully for Bluegills

    November 20, 2015
    Dan Armitage
    Chances are good that the first fish you ever caught was a sunfish—and more likely than not a bluegill to boot, one of the most widely distributed of the popular “bream” band of panfish, as they are known in the South.
  • Boat Out Of the Water

    November 20, 2015
    Warren Childers, Sunstar Yacht Sales & Brokerage
    Unlike smaller boats which can be easily trailered out, taking a houseboat out of the water is a much more complicated venture.
  • Welcome To Parrot Cove

    Web Exclusive November 19, 2015
    Called by many “the Jewel of the Blue Ridge,” Smith Mountain Lake lies in Virginia with its 20,000 acres of beautiful water ringed by 500 miles of wooded shoreline.
  • Look Out Below!

    Web Exclusive November 18, 2015
    Do you ever feel an apprehensive shudder before checking out your bilge area or other compartments with an eye towards overall squeaky-cleaness?
  • West Marine's Pre-Black Friday Sweepstakes

    Web Exclusive November 17, 2015
    West Marine is at it again, and this time they’re offering a pre-Black Friday “Win Your Dream Package” Sweepstakes to award one lucky water-lover with the latest and greatest gear.
  • MewPhoria

    November 13, 2015
    Jeffrey V. Shirts
    Due to the large, ponderous size and its auspicious course cutting through the US Midwest, the Mississippi River is a perfect place for houseboating, and is rich with houseboating families and histories.
  • The Next Generation

    Web Exclusive November 13, 2015
    One of the last things you want to do when you’re on the water is have to take time to charge your battery.
  • New Design, New Style: Welcome The Savanti

    November 13, 2015
    Say hello to the Savanti Cruiser, a catamaran-hulled power boat that can navigate rivers, lakes, and coastal bays around most of the U.S. at speeds up to 14 miles per hour.
  • From The Forums: Sacrificial Anodes 101

    November 13, 2015
    On our forum page, one member was wondering whether there’s a need for sacrificial anodes in fresh water...
  • If You're Into Fishing From Your Runabout...

    November 12, 2015
    This product lets users choose their trolling depth from 5 to 80 feet.
  • Living On An "Atchafalaya Houseboat"

    Web Exclusive November 11, 2015
    Included in NPR’s list of books is Gwen Roland’s “Atchafalaya Houseboat: My Years in the Louisiana Swamp.” Roland wrote about her six-year stint in the Atchafalaya River Basin Swamp...
  • The Show Will Go On

    Web Exclusive November 06, 2015
    Trade Only Today brings word that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will move forward with its plans for the Miami International Boat Show...
  • Hit The Deck Running

    November 06, 2015
    Austa Cook
    Aside from long walks when you’re moored at the slip and can stretch out on land, what are some ways to siphon off all that crazy doggy energy when your pet needs it?
  • Lanier Islands Marina Expands For Houseboaters

    Web Exclusive November 04, 2015
  • Bluetooth Beanies For Hands-Free Listening

    November 03, 2015
    Fall is well underway with winter coming around the corner, but for some of us the time to stop enjoying our houseboats has not yet come.
  • Top Ten Boat Names!

    November 03, 2015
    Every year BoatUS releases a list of the most popular boat names in the country. This is not that list.
  • Small Macerator Toilet, Big Features

    November 02, 2015
    If you’re planning on replacing or upgrading your porcelain throne, take a look at the smallest macerator toilet out there.