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  • Rollin’ The Dice

    When Dennis Robinson decided to take on a major renovation project on an old out-of-commission rental houseboat, the name Yachtzee seemed appropriate.

  • One of America’s Finest Old Houseboats

    It's highly likely KV Dahl III's 1976, 40-foot Harbor Master called the SS Dahlfin is one of the finest old houseboats in the country.

  • Whoa! That’s A Lot Of Candles

    There's a 30th birthday worth looking forward to and worthy of celebration and that’s Houseboat magazine’s anniversary.

  • Reader Submission Photos

    Here are some of the photos our readers shared on our Facebook page! Share your photos with us; yours could even be picked for our next issue of Houseboat Magazine!

  • Pleasure Cove Marina

    This past July, the Magda family and their friends and relatives experienced renting a houseboat for the first time at Pleasure Cove Marina in Napa, Calif., and they were completely blown away.

  • Houseboats vs. Cruisers

    You don't have to be big to appreciate the space and roominess that a houseboat offers, but it does help.

  • 30 Years Of Houseboating

    If anyone in the houseboating industry has figured out that formula for a successful business, it’s Dick Gragert, the creator of HydraNautics.


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    FD Boxes and Angled Adapters

    Weatherproof FD boxes and angled adapters from Hubbell Marine help assure a secure flow of safe, reliable power of up to 50 amps under all climactic conditions.

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    Retrofit A Charles ISO BOOST or PM3 to Latest Technology

    Many Charles ISO BOOST and PM3 models are showing signs of their age, yet savvy houseboat owners aren't replacing them--they're retrofitting them to the latest technology.

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    Argos Nautic 396 Yachting

    Tenders always come in handy on a houseboat. For your tender needs, check out the new Argos Nautic 396 Yachting.

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    New Repair Provider for BoatUS Insurance

    MarineMax has now become a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Program members.

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    The Safashor Dock Model

    With the Safashor Dock Model, boarding and exiting a vessel has never been safer.

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    Disposal of Old Marine Flares

    BoatUS urges San Mateo County boaters to take advantage of a marine flare collection event to be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay and Oyster Point Marina in South San Francisco.

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    Just for the Ladies

    The Sailing Convention for Women, presented by Gail Hine, is to be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, California.

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    More Power To You

    For owners who find themselves without access to typical marina power but want to use standard household current, SmartPlug can help.

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    Euro Style Axial Replacement Fan

    Delta "T" Systems' new Euro Style Axial Replacement Fan offers superior performance and build quality, and is made in the USA for fast, easy delivery.

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    NautiTech's New Power Combiner

    Nauti-Tech Systems debuted the Nauti-Combine V2 Series at IBEX. This groundbreaking line of products adds innovative enhancements that keep pace with modern yacht electrical needs and onboard network configurations.

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    Accon's Pop-Up LED Bow Lights

    One quick and easy way to update the look of a boat is to replace an old, dated bow light.

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    Dometic's Global Marine Air Conditioning

    Dometic introduces new air conditioning unit with versatile compressor which eliminates the need of any voltage regulating devices and literary takes away national borders for vessels.

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    Glomeasy Cures Antenna Installation Headaches

    With the Glomeasy line from Glomex, it's fast and easy to install—and remove—high-performance VHF, AIS, FM and DAB antennas.

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    SeaSucker Accessory Kits

    SeaSucker loads its 12 unique Accessory Kits with everything needed to start having fun right away. Ideal as a holiday gift, each collection is designed for a specific outdoor activity.

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    13 Little Winterizing Secrets

    BoatUS shares some quick tips to ensure safe storage for boats until next season.

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

  • 6 Biggest Challenges of Dogs on Houseboats

    You might think that houseboats and dogs wouldn’t mix, but while it can be challenging to live with a dog on your houseboat, there are ways to overcome those challenges.

  • Best Cruise Destinations Around the World

    As houseboaters, we love traveling in style and, most importantly, on the water. Here are some of the best destinations to look in to for your next boating getaway.

  • Standpipe Concerns

    Excerpts about standpipe concerns from a recent Houseboat forum. Do you have any questions or advice? Hop on the forum and join the conversation.

  • When Your Ship Comes in for Winter

    You may have to abandon ship in the winter. You might stay in an apartment or house. Either way, you can keep on making use of your houseboat even during the off-season in these ways.

  • Fun Plaques for Boaters

    A series of fun plaques from Bernard Engraving may seem official at first glance, but quickly raise a smile with their humorous messaging.

  • Happy Halloween!

    On behalf of everybody here at Houseboat Magazine, we'd like to wish you a Happy Halloween!

  • Spooky Boating Destinations

    Have you ever thought of exploring some of the nation’s most ghostly towns by boat?

  • Navigating Houseboat Taxes

    Taxes are one more area where liveaboards have different concerns, considerations and cautions compared to houseboat vacationers.