• Watervilla Omval

    This sophisticated, modern 2,100 square foot houseboat sits on the Amstel River in Amserdam with panoramic views from just about every vantage point inside.

  • Catch Bigger Bass This Summer

    If you could use some fishing tips this summer, and especially if bass are your weakness, then check out this advice given by an expert who's ready to help you reel in the big one!

  • Helicopter Meets Houseboat

    Helicopters not only can, but do land on houseboats. Wanna see how?

  • Mothership Houseboat

    Australia’s Mothership Marine builds a range of solar electric and hybrid boats designed for inland waterways, one of which is their Mothership Houseboat.

  • Crossover Houseboat

    The Crossover is part houseboat, part yacht, featuring the best of both worlds.

  • Fennell Residence

    This floating home was designed to mimic the ripples and contours of the river on which it sits.

  • Boat A Home

    Check out the new Escape II from Boat A Home.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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

  • News

    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.

  • News

    ‘Give Way’ This Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

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

  • News

    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.

  • WebWatch

    Say goodbye to expensive satellite antennas and data planes, then say hello to Shakespeare’s new WebWatch.

  • Houseboat FAQ’s

    There are so many aspects to consider before buying a houseboat. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers.

  • Mermaid Blankets for Kids

    Gamiss has got some great prices and deals going on right now with these adorable blankets.

  • DuraLED 50LP Lamp

    Their DuraLED 50LP lamp provides 850 lumens in a bright white 5,000K color temperature to illuminate wide areas with compact design.

  • EziBuoy

    Mooring your boat just got easier with the EziBuoy.

  • Webasto App and Touch Control Panel

    Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America FCF air conditioning units will now be available with the Micro-Air EasyTouch control panel and smartphone app.


    The SmartPlug system is an affordable safety upgrade that overcomes the shortcomings of outdated, twist-type shore power connections.

  • Anchoring Your Houseboat

    The National Park Service (NPS) put out these guidelines for anchoring your houseboat in the Arizona and Utah areas.