We threw around several questions and got ourselves a better idea of what new houseboaters should be looking for.
Regardless of if you want to spend your vacation crashing over waves on your jet ski or just kicking back and taking a nap in the sun, a houseboat offers the ideal option to make the most of your vacation.
Over the years I’ve met some truly wonderful people while out on assignment for Houseboat, but I think it was my first year in the summer of 2000 that I compare each current travel season to.
Australia’s Mothership Marine builds a range of solar electric and hybrid boats designed for inland waterways, one of which is their Mothership Houseboat.
“For many years we admired the boats moored at the local marina,” shared Deb Morris, “dreaming that one day that would be us.”
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.
The innovative Safashor Basic Dock Model is a 36" slip-resistant gangplank that installs permanently on a dock or seawall.
The new veratron GO is a GPS/GLONASS/Galileo constellation receiver and antenna in one compact package. NMEA 2000® certified, it has easy plug-and-play installation that requires minimal setup.
Few antennas can match the versatility of AirWave Marine's Combo VHF/AIS+AM/FM.
Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products' new 14.2" Model 30 marine steering wheel is a striking, contemporary design by Stella.
Shurhold's new 60" and 72" Water Sprite Deck Mops have fixed wooden handles that simply won't scratch if accidentally rubbed against paint, chrome, vinyl or powder coating.
Few things are as frustrating to a boat owner as being becalmed or running out of fuel—or both. If a tow isn't available, paddling is the next-best solution.
The all-black Full Stealth line of antennas, mounts and cable from AirWave Marine delivers superior quality and performance in a sleek modern package.
Bilge Cleaner from BoatLIFE quickly and effortlessly emulsifies oil and scum, leaving the vessel smelling fresh and new.
Caterpillar marine diesels command respect for their efficient and reliable power. When their OEM or aftermarket engine cooling seawater pumps need replacing, JMP Marine is the name to turn to.
In addition to its shore power converters, Nauti-Tech now offers the state-of-the-art ESI, the world's smallest and lightest energy storage inverter.
With SeaSucker's new Wreath Hanger, it's easy to add holiday decorations to ensure neighbors and sleigh bells don't pass by your marina.
It's easy to get your outdoor furniture looking new again with Iosso Products' Vinyl and Leather Cleaner & Conditioner.
Sea-Fire Marine has introduced its first US Coast Guard-approved 3M Novec 1230 engineered fire suppression system available at 725 psi (50 bar).
Delta "T" Systems makes the decision-making process easy with its DC Centrifugal Blowers and Axial Fans
Most dock boxes aren't sturdy enough to sit on. Nor are they too comfortable. The Waterside Lounger from Better Way Products is both.
EuroLED 95 Down Lights from Hella marine feature a low profile, European design that complements a wide range of interior décors.
Winter solstice may have been one month ago, but on the boater’s calendar, January is generally considered the middle of a vessel’s long winter nap.
Recently on the Houseboat forums, one new member was casting around for the right nautical terminology for a problem she was facing...
Given the abundance of water bodies, staying in a houseboat is one of the best ways explore Thailand.
WebMD posted online ten techniques to reduce your stress and help you relaaax. While perusing through them, I was struck...
Technology can enhance enjoyment and improve safety on your houseboat. Here are some suggestions on devices that will help you stay safe.
Here are some simple things you can do to create the eco-friendly houseboat of your dreams.
People nowadays have started investing their money in houseboats as the new standard of living definitely has a lot of positives to offer with numerous benefits a few disadvantages of houseboats come as well.
Pets make a wonderful addition to the houseboat lifestyle.
On behalf of everyone here at Houseboat Magazine, we'd like to wish you a Happy New Year!