Here are the top 12 most common mistakes new and experienced boaters should be aware of.
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.
A few of years ago, some friends in Amsterdam got together with a dream to share their passion for houseboating with the world. Together they founded BookaHouseboat!
Mike Gilly has had quite the journey, starting out with a dingy and then making his way up to a houseboat, Kiki too.
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!
I know how Congress can make Americans healthier: give every person a houseboat.
As the largest operator of self-driving boating vacations, Le Boat has spent decades building itineraries and choosing destinations that give every traveler an exciting, new experience.
Normally, adding the equipment means drilling holes in your houseboat, but with the new SeaSucker Teaser Reel, it's as easy as a few quick pumps to the Vacuum Mounts. And when the fishing is over, it's simply released and stowed out of the way.
The GFCI Duplex Receptacle from Hubbell Marine is an electrical outlet capable of monitoring and shutting itself to prevent the risk on electric shock.
Nothing beats barbecuing on your houseboat, and Kenyon’s Floridian Portable Grill is the perfect match for hungry houseboaters.
With Iosso Teak Cleaner, it's simple to clean and brighten weathered wood naturally without harsh chemicals on your houseboat.
Accon Marine's innovative single and double drink holders utilize a thin, quick-release base that fits nearly anywhere on your houseboat.
Don’t miss the State Dock Lake Cumberland Boat show this weekend from June 7-9th. There will be around 90-100 boats (including houseboats) on display! Plus admission is free!
The new Louvered Closure from Delta "T" Systems has the outward appearance of a traditional vent, but features an integrated, vertically oriented aluminum damper hidden within.
Docking can be nerve-wracking at times, but Nauti-Tech's new Wave Marine M880 simplifies everything by dynamically controlling engines, thrusters and other devices.
With the newly redesigned Utility Hook from SeaSucker, there's a spot to hang almost anything—above deck or below.
When it comes to renting out your houseboat, Boatsetter takes care of every insurance nuance and renter detail, so you can kick back, share their love of the water with others and let the cash roll in.
With the help of TruDesign's Saddle Base and Clip System, you can bring order to the seemingly endless yards of wire, cables, hoses and pipes on your houseboat.
Glomex Marine Antennas debuts one of the world's first GPS antenna using internationally accepted ZigBee® technology.
Here's a checklist from BoatUS Checklist on how to rent out your boat and keep out of hot water.
BOSS Audio Systems, a leader and innovator in 12 Volt aftermarket audio and video products, is proud to announce two new additions to its acclaimed marine line.
It is with a heavy heart that we bring the sad news of a large fire that destroyed parts of Conley Bottom Resort on Lake Cumberland today. The owner of Houseboats Buy Terry operated her business from her houseboat there as well, and she lost everything.
As summer draws near, houseboaters rely on air conditioners to sleep comfortably. Using the revolutionary SmartPlug not only greatly improves onboard safety, but allows boaters the worry-free rest they need.
Learn about replacing rudders, issues with generators, and deck bumper materials with Warren
All across America boating season has begun. With some help from the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, here are six ways boaters can help keep waters clean.
Simple steps in selecting cleaning options for your houseboat can be of great benefit for the health of people, boats, and the environment at large.
Smart technology can make houseboats more energy efficient, cheaper to run, easier to maintain, and even more enjoyable.
Learn all about the best countertop options for your houseboat here!
Nautical ceremonies are something virtually every boater enjoys, whether informally at the yacht club or watching some great occasion in admiralty via the media.
Barefoot water skiing champion, Zenon Bilas, personalized a web-based coaching program that provides youth and adults at all skill levels with the tools and support they need to improve their waterskiing, barefooting and wakeboarding.
Bacteria, mold, and mildew can be found everywhere, from your office to your car, and yes, even in (and on) our beloved houseboats. Learn more about cleaning your houseboat in an eco-friendly way!
Excerpts from recent Houseboat forum exchanges about lifting houseboats for maintenance.