Houseboat Ownership
  • Home Sweet Houseboat

    Shashi Joshi is happy and content with her new home, a houseboat she helped plan and envision with the expert services of Destination Yachts.

  • Hope And Opportunity

    The 89-foot Majestic houseboat C.C. Man III splashed across the cover of Houseboat’s March 2003 issue. Then 15 years later the same boat, now monikered Hope and Opportunity is a symbol of peace and sobriety for its newest owner, Chad Jansen.

  • Making Better Memories

    Jeff Hensley recently finished a year-long restoration project on a 2006 Horizon houseboat named Sales Relief. The boat is 20-feet-by-100-feet and was originally built for the owner of Horizon and called the Utopia.

  • Southern Hospitality

    Not far from the main part of the lake at the Mermentaw River campground in Louisiana is Jeff LeBlanc, relaxing on his 45-foot Destination Yacht.

  • Keeping It Fresh

    If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly way to treat the waste in your holding tank, then you might want to consider investing in the BacTANK T3, a microbial holding tank product.

  • Tips for Renovating Your Houseboat

    With creative floor plans, designs and amenities, a houseboat can feel spacious and suit your daily living needs.

  • Financing Your Houseboat

    Financing a houseboat can seem like a complicated process if you’ve never done it before. That’s why it’s always a good idea to consult an expert like Joey Gottfried, the regional manager of Newcoast Financial Services in Clearwater, Fla.


Houseboat Vacations
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    Join the Family

    If you’re planning to take your next houseboat rental vacation at the beautiful Hendricks Creek Resort on Dale Hollow Lake in Burkesville, Ky., chances are you’re probably going to get a hug.

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    Booking a Houseboat Vacation

    Here are some of the biggest mistakes to avoid when booking a houseboat vacation.

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    Best Houseboating Lakes in the United States

    After asking avid houseboating fans which were their favorite lakes to houseboat on, the votes revealed the truth about which lakes really are the best.

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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.

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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.

Houseboat Lifestyle
  • Anchoring Your Houseboat

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

  • Houseboating's Healthcare Reform

    We can make everyone healthier by giving them a houseboat vacation.

  • The Gift of Houseboating

    There’s something about houseboating that insists, practically and emotionally, that it be done in the company of others. It’s a shared adventure.

  • Baby On Board

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

  • Kids On Board

    When you live on your houseboat with family, life gets richer for Mom, Dad and the kids. No matter where you are, life must go on. That means chores and, of course, education.

  • 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.