• Boat out of the Water

    December 30, 2016 Published in the May 2015 issue
    Feature
    Warren Childers
    Unlike smaller boats which can be easily trailered out, taking a houseboat out of the water is a much more complicated venture.
  • A Liveaboard Tip Jar

    December 28, 2016 Published in the November 2013 issue
    Feature
    By Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    Living aboard is more than popping into the marina for a picnic cruise. It’s eating, sleeping and showering onboard.
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    Web Exclusive December 25, 2016
    Feature
    Houseboat magazine would love to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas filled with joy and cheer!
  • Getting Your Tummy Rumbling for Christmas

    Web Exclusive December 23, 2016
    Feature
    Colin Peterson
    Still haven't thought about what you want to do for a wonderful, mouthwatering family meal yet? Here's a list of delicious holiday recipes that'll get your tummies rumbling.
  • Verifying Your Fish, Literally

    Web Exclusive December 22, 2016
    Product
    Sometimes, identifying a fish species can be tricky, and without that knowledge it is impossible to determine whether or not it is in season or within the size and catch limit. FishVerify, an iOS app, can aid you with all of that.
  • Concerns Over Houseboats in Flathead Lake Raise

    Web Exclusive December 21, 2016
    News
    Colin Peterson
    Benjamin Lard bought his first houseboat on Flathead Lake, in Montana, in January 2016. Now, he's already being harassed by authorities daily about having it removed.
  • Protect Your Rope with Chafe Guards

    Web Exclusive December 20, 2016
    Product
    Not only is dock roping expensive, but it's the only thing that holds a valuable boat in place while moored or anchored.
  • Obama Signs New Bill for Water Infrastructure Improvements

    Web Exclusive December 19, 2016
    News
    A bipartisan bill signed by President Obama on December 16 will provide critical funds for water-resource infrastructure projects at emerging harbors, channels, locks and dams.
  • The Beauties Of Lake Texoma

    December 16, 2016 Published in the November 2014 issue
    Marina
    Austa Cook
    Lake Texoma was formed by blending the waters of the Red River from Oklahoma and Texas, just as the name is a blend of the two states themselves.
  • The Drift-R-Cruz

    Web Exclusive December 15, 2016
    Feature
    Colin Peterson
    If you’re interested in houseboating history, you might be curious when the first fiberglass houseboats were produced.
  • Lowrance Hook-5

    Web Exclusive December 14, 2016
    Product
    Colin Peterson
    It's the Chistmas season, which means you're probably very busy shopping and figuring out what to get for your family and friends. If you need ideas, here's one.
  • 7 Reasons to Become a Full-Time Liveaboard

    December 13, 2016 Published in the January 2017 issue
    Feature
    Whether you’re looking for a change of pace or a change of scenery, moving to a houseboat may be just the thing you need to take your landlubbing life to a whole new level.
  • Living Aboard Retrofitting

    December 12, 2016 Published in the January 2016 issue
    Feature
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    You found a great buy on a houseboat that was built to sleep eight on vacation, but you want to equip it for just the two of you to live onboard as a full-time home. Where can you start?
  • An Office that Rises and Falls with the Tides

    Web Exclusive December 09, 2016
    Feature
    Colin Peterson
    Check out this office of Bradford Marine Yacht Sales in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., which is a two-story custom houseboat built on a steel barge!
  • Lake Don Pedro Marina

    Web Exclusive December 08, 2016
    Marina
    Colin Peterson
    Is the cold weather making you think about planning your houseboat vacation for next summer? Check out the Lake Don Pedro Marina!
  • New Lowrance Widescreen Elite-Ti Displays

    Web Exclusive December 07, 2016
    Product
    Colin Peterson
    Introducing the new Elite-12 Ti and Elite-9 Ti touchscreen fishfinder/chartplotters from Lowrance!
  • Boating Hopes to Count for US GDP

    Web Exclusive December 06, 2016
    News
    Does the outdoor industry, which includes recreational activities such as boating and fishing, matter to the U.S. economy?
  • Fun Ways to Decorate Your Houseboat

    December 05, 2016 Published in the December 2015 issue
    Feature
    Nicole LoCicero
    Whether you are using it as a vacation home or call it your permanent residence, having a houseboat is a luxury. For those who love the water, it really doesn’t get much better than this.
  • An "Unidentified Flying Homestead"

    Web Exclusive December 02, 2016
    Feature
    Colin Peterson
    Ever seen this type of houseboat before? This is more than a houseboat.
  • Bike Bug Aqua Bug Outboard Reintroduced

    Web Exclusive December 01, 2016
    Industry
    Colin Peterson
    Check out this video of the newly-redesigned Aqua Bug outboard motor! Bike Bug has reintroduced the world's smallest outboard motor.