If the houseboat is your only home, first make sure living on board 24/7 is permitted at all. Then note these things that may not have been mentioned.
Jim Loveland and the rest of his family love Lake Powell’s charms and it’s become one of their favorite family vacation spots to enjoy their Adonia houseboat.
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Wandering the continent had long fascinated the Wrens—the only thing they were missing was the right houseboat.
“More than anything else, we want the boat that’s best for you!” It’s not just a quote from Houseboats Buy Terry, it’s a philosophy the popular houseboat broker has adhered to since the company first began selling boats.
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?
After over 25 years of living on a houseboat, Christine and Tom Pulkrabek laugh at the notion of living on land.
Boss Audio Systems' new PODCBL pod connector is now available at bossaudio.com and authorized retailers.
With a pair of SeaSucker's new Cold Wheels, it's easy to add mobility to any smooth-sided cooler.
Ritchie Navigation has acquired the exclusive global distribution rights for Life Light. The compact, water-activated rescue strobe attaches to any PFD or life raft and it debuts at IBEX, Oct. 1–3, Tampa, booth 3-525.
BoatLIFE has redeveloped its top-selling Boat Cleaner. Still made in the USA, the new eco-friendly formula won't remove wax and other protectants, yet is extraordinarily tough on dirt and grime.
It often seems no matter how many cubby holes, drawers and lockers a houseboat has, there's always a need for more. Beckson Marine Soft-Mate holders are the simple way to add storage wherever needed.
ASA Electronics is offering boat builders more flexibility with the Polk Ultramarine UMC1 App Ready Controller.
When a job calls for maximum holding strength, flexibility, and a professional finish where the bonding material will be visible, Fix8 FN Finishing Adhesive is the perfect solution.
Schmitt & Ongaro Marine's 9-inch Top-Mounted Grab Rail can be wood or cap screw mounted, so it's easy for OEMs and houseboaters to add this stylish piece of hardware on board.
Check out BoatUS's Hurricane Preparation Guide.
Fiberglass Reconditioner from Iosso Products is the fountain of youth for boats. In one easy step, it takes a dull and lifeless finish and restores its deep, rich color and high-gloss shine.
Hubbell Marine USB receptacles have room for both electronics and two- or three-pronged connections in a stylish design that's still a standard size.
SeaSucker's Waste Band is a simple, removable garbage bag holder that's mounted on any clean, hard surface.
Brite Wash from Shurhold is safe to use on any onboard surface. Without stripping wax or polish, it leaves a brilliant, clean finish and is biodegradable, so harmless to aquatic life.
Secure® Removable Chafe Guards from Davis Instruments are the quick and easy solution to protect braided and three-strand cordage in high-wear areas, while increasing their usable lifespans.
3-IN-ONE RVcare Rubber Seal Conditioner will protect the rubber seals on your houseboat windows, doors, compartments, and hatches.
Bio-based Safe-T-Solve™ from Iosso Products easily cleans the most stubborn messes using no harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Its biodegradable composition requires no special handling.
Sooner or later, anyone who keeps a boat for long in a hurricane zone will have to deal with the threat of a major storm, and possibly the reality of the storm itself, whether as a direct hit or a glancing blow.
Host Joseph Rosendo from acclaimed travel TV show TravelScope explores the UNESCO Rideau Canal on board a Le Boat Cruiser.
When your Tennessee River cruise calls for a taste of city life, Knoxville, Tenn., glows.
The folks at Adonia sure know how to make houseboats! Check out this video tour of one of their boats on Lake Powell!
On behalf of everyone here at Houseboat Magazine, we'd like to wish you a Happy Labor Day filled with plenty of houseboating fun!
Pets have a variety of needs and we’ve compiled a list of nautical pet products to make sure you satisfy them all.
Making the decision to sell a houseboat is certainly not easy, and once you've decided it may be even harder to write the houseboat for sale advertisement.
Check out these simple safety tips for living with a senior dog on a houseboat.
Check out these tips to protect kids, cats and dogs from the unique hazards of living on the water.