• Just a Typical Apartment… Or is It?

    Watch Blast World Mysteries’ video to see how this “typical” apartment is anything but.

  • Iceberg Houseboat

    The handsome roof-deck and sunroof are just the tip of the iceberg. Literally.

  • Environmentally Friendly Houseboats

    EcoFloLife is an international company specializing in the design and constructions of eco-friendly floating homes stationed in London.

  • Houseboat with a Sauna

    Ever heard of a houseboat with a sauna? Well, some guys from Finland made one.

  • Amphibious Houseboat

    Theon Parseghian used a derelict 1967 houseboat and a crop-sprayer tractor to create an amphibious houseboat.

  • Houseboat Home Exchange

    Ever feel like trading houseboats with someone for a week or two? How about even a month or two? How about trading houseboats with somebody on the other side of the world for a while?

  • The Tale of McBarge

    The owners of the infamous Expo 86 Mcdonald’s McBarge have plans to transform it into a deep sea research center.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    Three Guidelines for Used Houseboat Owners

    Purchasing a used houseboat can be a very exciting experience.

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    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

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    West Marine and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Raise More Than $41,300 through In-Store Fundraiser

    West Marine partners with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to raise more than $41,300 through in-store fundraiser.

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    ‘Give Way’ This Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

    Giving Tuesday, November 28, perpetuates the season of charitable giving.

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    Free Digital Copies of Houseboat Magazine Available!

    We recently decided to make free digital copies of Houseboat Magazine available for everyone from now on! Now you can read online to your heart’s content.

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    Discrepancy and Discontent in Kentucky Taxes

    Boat owners in Kentucky are concerned about the issue of fairness when it comes to taxes because registered boats have a much higher tax rate than documented boats.

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    Arizona-based Bravada Yachts is back and stronger than ever! With new owners and a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, the iconic yacht builders are making waves again in the industry with their innovative designs and bold vision to serve the boatin

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    Three Boats Not to Miss A FLIBS 2017

    FLIBS will display approximately 1,200 boats this year, which is way too many to see in only five days. To help you decide which boats to prioritize, here are three boat that are absolute must-sees this year.

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    Celebrating Golden Anniversary

    This year, Aqua-Kem from Thetford Marine is celebrating its golden anniversary with 50 years in the industry under its belt.

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    Getting the right life jacket for your child

    The BoatUS Foundation stresses the importance of making sure children have the proper fitting life jacket before they get out on the water.

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    Custom Canvas

    James Osborne greatly enjoys his job at Custom Canvas where he works as the office manager. “I love it,” said Osborne. “Learn something new everyday.”

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    Houseboat Design Collaboration

    Taylored Architecture recently helped a client with big dreams to design and build their own custom houseboat.

  • iBobber: The Castable Fish Finder

    What if you could know exactly where the fish were when fishing? Sound like a fantasy? With the iBobber, this fantasy becomes a reality.

  • From the Forums: GFCI Mini Splits

    Recently, one of our readers asked a question about a newly installed mini split. Here are some tips and solutions offered by other readers.