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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Inexperenced Newbies READ THIS WARNING

    Over the years part of my focus has been to caution newbies on the pitfalls of purchasing old steel, and wood framed glass boats without having...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-22-2012 10:42 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: All members and guests please read

    As many of you are aware the site was down for 3 days due to being hacked. Ed and I have been moderating this Forum since the mid 90s. This is the...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 01-06-2014 02:21 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Posting guidelines

    1. You agree that you will not use our forums to post any material, or links to any material, which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate,...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-22-2012 10:27 PM
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  1. Very First Post: Lots of Questions

    My name is James and I live in Cincinnati. That being said, I am wanting to come back to boating. As a child my family had a 47' Watercraft...

    Started by Tillerman7, 06-23-2015 07:13 AM
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    11-19-2015 11:12 PM Go to last post
  2. Any Suntex customers?

    We've been told that our marina is under contract to be sold to Suntex Marinas. Of course, we're all trying to figure out how we feel about this. ...

    Started by Zilpo55, 11-18-2015 09:09 AM
    marina suntex
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    11-19-2015 04:03 PM Go to last post
  3. TEST - Reply Please

    There appears to be something wrong on the forum. I have not seen a new post in about a week. If you see this new thread, please post a reply....

    Started by BananaTom, 11-02-2015 06:35 AM
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    11-17-2015 04:51 PM Go to last post
  4. Micro Commander issues

    I have MC controls and they have been acting up. The batteries test at 13v, so I know it is not a power issue. My starboard side control will...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 10-22-2015 07:06 AM
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    11-12-2015 08:20 PM Go to last post
  5. Houseboat Insurance

    We're getting ready to have the survey done on the houseboat that we're in the process of purchasing. We plan on living on it full-time. What...

    Started by RonandBee, 11-04-2015 11:05 AM
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    11-11-2015 05:31 PM Go to last post
  6. Best place to my MMC control head?

    I was having trouble with my MMC controls. Just so happened my boat neighbot had a spare that he never installed on his flybridge. I swapped em out...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 11-10-2015 03:36 PM
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    11-11-2015 06:28 AM Go to last post
  7. Pensacola to Havana ~~ Sail Boat Regatta

    I know, I know, this is a Houseboat Forum. But, as we are all boaters, there is an historic race occurring right now. Which started at the...

    Started by BananaTom, 11-03-2015 03:05 PM
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    11-03-2015 03:53 PM Go to last post
  8. Mississippi River Navigation/Info

    We're looking at planning a trip up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers starting at the Arkansas River, time frame maybe late spring or early summer. We...

    Started by RonandBee, 10-06-2015 09:33 PM
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    10-27-2015 04:29 PM Go to last post
  9. pontoon houseboat movers?

    Can you guys suggest anyone that can move a 16x69 pontoon houseboat over the road?

    Started by GoVols, 10-08-2015 08:31 AM
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    10-12-2015 08:44 AM Go to last post
  10. Looking for Myacht houseboat info

    I am looking for any information on a 1997 43 ft Myacht house boat I need all specifications on pontoons such as holding tank gallons gas tank...

    Started by Jeff, 09-23-2015 05:03 PM
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    10-11-2015 12:37 PM Go to last post
  11. Bluewater Boatel-40 foot 1977

    Looking to chat and share experiences with fellow Boatel boaters. Live in Cincinnati are and cruise the Ohio. I have a friend that has a 35 Boatel...

    Started by Dockmaster, 02-01-2015 07:20 AM
    bluewater, boatel, houseboat
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  12. looks like Gibson will reopen

    Gibson could well reopen after the first of the year. In addition to the current line of boats a trawler type will be introduced with Yen Mars for...

    Started by pirate, 11-25-2014 12:57 PM
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  13. Hmm New Bucket List Ideal

    Two of my kids just gave me another grandson. I went to Gulf Shores Alabama to visit and stayed too long, though my kids insist I didn't. I really...

    Started by desimulacra, 09-30-2015 12:47 PM
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    10-02-2015 12:11 PM Go to last post
  14. Red face newbie needs help

    We finally decided we are ready to live on a houseboat. So we have been checking out a few marinas but we still don't have a boat. We thought we...

    Started by allopp, 09-30-2015 08:13 PM
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    10-02-2015 11:50 AM Go to last post
  15. Party Deck Railing Question

    We have committed to an 80 foot Somerset and now have an issue we need to take care of with the upper deck railing. There is a gap of about 12-14...

    Started by RonandBee, 09-25-2015 10:47 AM
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  16. Please help!

    I just purchased a Hydra one houseboat in Arkansas. I am trying to find the manufactor of these boats so I can get the owners guide for it. I cannot...

    Started by brockb86, 09-24-2015 07:05 PM
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    09-26-2015 07:54 PM Go to last post
  17. Reverse Hook Cup Propeller

    Has anyone tried the Propco RHC propeller? They claim to have up to 200% more reverse thrust, and supposedly work great to get a houseboat off a...

    Started by ShoreBound, 12-13-2012 09:43 AM
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    09-23-2015 10:58 PM Go to last post
  18. financing housboat

    I have a guy that wants to buy my boat, but doesn't have the required 20% down payment needed to get the loan. He tried a marine loan broker and his...

    Started by GoVols, 09-15-2015 10:10 AM
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  19. Florida Keys marina recommendations for liveaboards?

    Hi all, new house barge owner in NYC and I wanna take the plunge and do this where the water is clear! I'd love to stay in the upper keys to be close...

    Started by cat, 09-16-2015 02:33 PM
    florida keys marinas
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    09-20-2015 10:20 AM Go to last post
  20. Cool houseboats in pacific ocean

    I am new in houseboats and I try find out if the house have stern drive is ok for salty ocean ? need advise thx

    Started by polo, 09-05-2012 10:35 AM
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    09-11-2015 04:48 PM Go to last post

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