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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 09:42 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 01:21 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Photo Posting

    The Manage Attachments feature is not working. While we sort this out you can post photos by clicking on the insert image Icon. It will ask you to...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-05-2016 07:16 PM
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  4. 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 09:27 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recent Posts

    I would like to call on First time viewers and all members to check out the "Recent Post" heading in the header bar. This will give you a quick...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-08-2016 09:18 PM
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  1. Wheelchairs and houseboats

    Capnmorgan asked about wheelchair houseboaters on the old forum. I can't respond to that thread, so I thought I would start a new one to share what...

    Started by cutler, 08-19-2012 07:19 PM
    accessible, wheelchair
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    08-28-2012 07:17 PM Go to last post
  2. Anchor Style Question

    I will be travelling the eastern inland waterways which is comprised of rivers, lakes (some man made) and dredged channels. I am not familiar with...

    Started by Tony B, 05-31-2013 07:04 AM
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    06-02-2013 11:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Whats your tip? heres a good one

    After doing our HB renovation an adding a side by side with ice maker. I decided to purchase 4-5 first alert water detectors. Was very impressed...

    Started by dalehollow, 09-05-2013 07:44 PM
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    09-09-2013 09:31 AM Go to last post
  4. Fuel Tanks - portable

    I bought 4 new fuel tanks recently. The typical Wally World 5 gal. plastic gas jugs so I can carry an emergency supply of about 16 gals. I use...

    Started by Tony B, 04-12-2014 05:46 AM
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    04-14-2014 09:57 AM Go to last post
  5. Marinette Seacrest 41 widebody

    Anyone have any feedback on the old Marinette Seacrest houseboats? I am looking at a 1973 41x14 Seacrest. I will be taking the first look at it on...

    Started by JTAlberts, 05-02-2014 07:18 PM
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    09-11-2015 03:41 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 07:13 PM
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    10-02-2015 10:50 AM Go to last post
  7. Non-Navigable Houseboats on TVA Lakes

    Not sure if everyone has heard of the issue going on with Floating Houses and Non-navigable houseboats on TVA controlled lakes but the TVA is...

    Started by capnlazy, 04-13-2016 09:50 AM
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    04-14-2016 10:51 AM Go to last post
  8. Insurance- Help!

    We have just recently purchased a houseboat and did some renovations. We are now wanting to rent out the boat for short terms stays. The boat will...

    Started by nettie, 07-20-2016 02:58 PM
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    08-03-2016 11:51 PM Go to last post
  9. Anyone with experience with a box anchor?

    We previously anchored our cabin cruiser by backing up towards the shore using a bungee style rope on our forward danforth style anchor and tying off...

    Started by HerJoy, 07-17-2016 07:58 PM
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    07-20-2016 03:59 PM Go to last post
  10. Just for fun

    Don't know if this attempt to post a photo will work, but yesterday we had our own private rainbow across the bow of the Lotus Eater. Pot of gold not...

    Started by Amelia, 07-21-2016 08:33 PM
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    08-03-2016 11:50 PM Go to last post
  11. Using Pontoon Houseboat in the winter

    I know a lot of folks use their houseboats during the winter months. I have a Playcraft pontoon houseboat that I would like to use over the winter,...

    Started by cutler, 09-25-2016 08:22 AM
    freezing, pipes, pontoon, water lines, winter
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    09-27-2016 07:53 AM Go to last post
  12. kingscraft cuddy

    some new people at our dock just bought a1971 55 kingscraft.beautiful boat just had a fresh head to toe remodel.my question is the previous owner...

    Started by 42gibson, 10-02-2016 04:45 AM
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    10-07-2016 07:18 AM Go to last post
  13. Is a Bill of Sale all I need in Pa.?

    New to houseboats in general and considering a used HB. I'm in Pennsylvania and wondering what documentation is required should I buy a used HB........

    Started by blenderbender, 11-30-2016 02:58 PM
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    12-01-2016 09:59 AM Go to last post
  14. One giant pontoon log!

    Even though we sold our Sailabration a couple years ago now, I like to keep an eye on what they're building still. This is picture of the largest...

    Started by GoVols, 02-09-2018 11:55 AM
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    04-12-2018 12:57 PM Go to last post
  15. Top Deck Anchor Line Windlass

    I am considering adding a way to attach an anchor line to the rear of my top deck. At Lake Powell, the typical way to "anchor" a houseboat is to...

    Started by Endurance, 03-23-2018 11:41 AM
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    04-08-2018 07:35 AM Go to last post
  16. European houseboating

    I've had a pretty busy year and have missed checking out this forum each morning 5 weeks ago we flew to Marseilles where we prepped our 41' Morgan...

    Started by joetil, 06-26-2013 05:42 AM
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    06-30-2013 01:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Electronic Charts?

    Anybody use the electronic charts and navigation systems for laptops or tablets on the houseboat? What do you like, and why? Putting a fancy...

    Started by Amelia, 04-07-2016 09:43 AM
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    04-13-2016 03:24 PM Go to last post
  18. Great Loop and the Big Bite

    Anyone here ever do the big bite? Between Tarpon Springs, FL and Carrabelle, FL? An even better question, has anyone ever taken a trip from the...

    Started by JTAlberts, 06-14-2016 12:45 PM
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    08-17-2016 05:46 AM Go to last post
  19. Newbie looking for correct term for steps

    I'm looking to add or possibly replace the steps or ladder from the stateroom that allow one access to the aft deck through the stateroom window. Are...

    Started by HerJoy, 07-17-2016 07:47 PM
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    08-03-2016 11:51 PM Go to last post
  20. 1995 Lakeview, generator only pulls from starboard tank

    I have a 96 Lakeview with a 12.5kw westerbeke. By the looks of everything it should pull from either fuel tank. My thoughts were path of least...

    Started by SinOrSwim, 08-12-2016 11:15 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-15-2016 06:33 AM Go to last post

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