• News

    Tax Provisions for Boats Extended

    Excluding home equity loans, boat sales tax and mortgage interest deductions for recreational boat buyers remain for next year’s 2018 tax season, according to BoatUS.

  • News

    2018 Yamaha Classic Photo Contest

    Today the Yamaha Marine Group announced the launch of their 2018 “Yamaha Classic Photo Contest,” and you could be the next winner!

  • News

    Houseboat Magazine’s Executive Editor

    Brady L. Kay, Houseboat Magazine's executive editor, was among those honored when Boating Writers International announced the election of a new board of directors and detailed the annual Best Boating Journalism awards.

  • News

    Award Winning Flotation Device

    ThrowRaft’s Search & Rescue Yellow TD 2401 was awarded the 2018 Innovation Award at the Miami International Boat Show.

  • News

    Lanier Islands Announcement

    There’s some big news coming from Lanier, the popular houseboating lake in Georgia.

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    Houseboat Rescued from Sandy Hook Bay

    Danny Davis and his three dogs were left homeless when their 33-foot houseboat was carried away by ice, but thankfully they were able to get it back to safety.

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    Icy River Conditions

    Ice and snow make for horrendous driving conditions. Try to imagine what that would be like for houseboats, or any kind of boats for that matter.

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    Houseboat on the Icy River

    A houseboat is tied to the Mississippi River bank in Chester, Ill.

  • News

    BRAVADA Yachts Unveils New Luxury Houseboat

    Bravada Yachts is excited to kick-off the New Year with the launch of their newest model, the 2018 V-Series.

  • News

    Teba the Boat

    Georges Adda created a Facebook page for his houseboat building project! Check it out and follow him on his journey!

  • News

    Royal Fever on the River Thames

    What better way to take in the upcoming noble nuptials than by travelling along the River Thames onboard your own private Le Boat canal cruiser?

  • News

    Mercury Marine Wins Environmental Honor

    Mercury Marine earned the “Green Masters” designation for the seventh consecutive year in a row.

  • News

    Ethanol in Your Gas

    Last Friday, EPA set the 2018 RFS at 19.29 billion gallons, a 0.05 percent increase over the 2017 standard.

  • News

    8 Telltale Signs that the Used Boat You’re Buying Could be Storm-Damaged

    While many of the more than 63,000 boats damaged as a result of 2017 hurricanes will be repaired and have more years of life on the water, some used boat buyers in 2018 could end up with storm-damaged lemons.

  • News

    Three Guidelines for Used Houseboat Owners

    Purchasing a used houseboat can be a very exciting experience.

  • News

    BoatUS National Advisory Council Gathers to Look at Recreational Boating Today, Tomorrow

    A panel of distinguished national boating leaders who serve as a sounding board for the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) gathered last week along with esteemed guests and BoatUS staff in Austin to discuss key issues impacting recreati

  • Next-Gen Bilge Pump Switches

    In mid-February, Blue Guard Innovations announced the general availability of its new solid-state bilge pump switch, the BG-SW!

  • Boating Safety Education Course

    The BoatUS Foundation offers a no-cost NASBLA and state-approved online boating safety course for 36 states at

  • Sprucing Up for Spring

    Spring is in the air which makes it a good time to have a thorough tidy-up on our houseboats. Let's say goodbye to winter by sprucing up our boats!

  • Mini Floating Gym

    If you want to work out but hate the gym, how about transforming your houseboat into a mini home gym?

  • Pets on a Houseboat

    Pets make a wonderful addition to the houseboat lifestyle.

  • 330 JET Tender

    If you’re looking for a fun tender to keep around your houseboat, look no further than Argos Nautic's new JET tender!

  • Be Prepared

    Technology can enhance enjoyment and improve safety on your houseboat. Here are some suggestions on devices that will help you stay safe.

  • Houseboat Safety and Accessibility

    It's important for houseboat owners to make their houseboats accessible and safe for everyone including young children, the elderly and the disabled.

  • Tecma Hose

    Thetford Marine's Tecma-branded premium rubber HosePlus 38 and PVC HoseHelix 38 sanitation hoses deliver unsurpassed performance and have a bend radius that makes them easy to install.