Houseboat Ownership
  • Dream Builders

    With a goal to live on the boat full time with their two young sons, Jamie and Anthony put their heart and extreme design style into every little detail of the one-of-a-kind Destination houseboat.

  • A Beautifully Decorated Houseboat

    Tammi McCleery and her husband Henry have given a great deal of thought to the interior design of their 2021 Aqua Lodge houseboat and the results are gorgeous.

  • Living With No Fear

    It’s nearly impossible to visit a major marina and not find at least one Gibson Houseboat.

  • Heidi-Ho: A Tiny Houseboat

    The idea of a pontoon boat functioning as a houseboat might sound a bit far-fetched, but Scott Cronk has found a way to make it work with the Heidi-Ho, a houseboat he designed and built himself.

  • From Start To Finish

    Although the Kennedy family has owned houseboats before, this is the first time they’ve ever custom built one from start to finish. In the end they’re getting exactly what they wanted—a completely customized Bravada houseboat.

  • 7 Reasons to Move onto a Houseboat

    Whether you’re looking for a change of pace or a change of scenery, moving to a houseboat may be just the thing you need to take your landlubbing life to a whole new level.

  • Take Two: Giving Houseboating Another Chance

    Rolland Bartle's journey with his houseboat, improving and loving it over time.


Houseboat Vacations
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    Benefits of Renting a Houseboat

    A houseboat offers the ideal option to make the most of your vacation.

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    Roamer Marine’s Floathaus of Saugatuck

    If you want to see the quality of Roamer Marine's work, all you have to do is check out their beautiful houseboat available for rental in Michigan: the Floathaus of Saugatuck.

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    Seven Points Marina

    As the largest full-service marina in Pennsylvania, Seven Points Marina has everything you could need for a summer full of fun.

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    Avoiding Rookie Mistakes

    Here are the top 12 most common mistakes new and experienced boaters should be aware of.

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    Home Away From Home

    Tina Frock and her family have been renting houseboats from Seven Points Marina in Pennsylvania for the past 15 years.

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    Operating a Houseboat and Other Tips

    Once you learn the ropes in houseboat operation, it's all smooth sailing.

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    Houseboat Safety 101

    The nature of most houseboat vacations demands that you be prepared. Here are some tips for better safety on a houseboat.

Houseboat Lifestyle
  • Why Houseboating Relieves Stress

    Houseboating reduces stress and helps your relax. Who knew?

  • Lasting Moments

    It’s impossible to go houseboating and not make some of your best memories.

  • Marina Manners

    You may find yourself docked or anchored with only a few feet between your houseboat and the neighbors’ parties, engine exhaust, cooking odors, barking dog, barbecue smoke and loudspeakers. How can you be a better neighbor?

  • In Search of Silence

    "Thanks to Wahweap Marina, I felt some of that regenerative golden energy as I experienced some of the secrets that Lake Powell offers."

  • Baby On Board

    Baby-proofing a houseboat is no small matter, as Forrest and Kayleigh Packebush can tell you.

  • A Stroll Down Houseboat Row

    "I recently took a stroll down a row of vintage houseboats, but in reality it felt more like a stroll down memory lane."

  • Anchoring Your Houseboat

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