When Dennis Robinson decided to take on a major renovation project on an old out-of-commission rental houseboat, the name Yachtzee seemed appropriate.
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.
Stardust’s boat CHAOS will always stand out as one of our favorites we had the pleasure to feature in 2011.
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.
With creative floor plans, designs and amenities, a houseboat can feel spacious and suit your daily living needs.
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.
Back in our May/June issue of 2017, we featured one of Harbor Cottages’ 84- by 16-foot models, and this boat was nothing short of a floating paradise on the water.
Nestled in the aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean is the nautical paradise, Angler House Marina.
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.
Once you learn the ropes in houseboat operation, it's all smooth sailing.
The nature of most houseboat vacations demands that you be prepared. Here are some tips for better safety on a houseboat.
We put together a list of seven places that are known to be houseboat-friendly.
If you’re thinking about renting a houseboat for your vacation, you need to start planning.
There are 8 types of items you should always bring with you on a houseboat trip.
"I recently took a stroll down a row of vintage houseboats, but in reality it felt more like a stroll down memory lane."
When you think of Bravada houseboats, your mind generally conjures images of Lake Powell since that’s where you typically find a lot of their houseboats. So imagine how pleasant a surprise it would be to stumble upon a Bravada in Seattle, Wash.
It’s impossible to go houseboating and not make some of your best memories.
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?
The versatility and the ability to bring and keep families together has been the backbone of Houseboat magazine since its inception and it’s truly been an amazing 30 years and a milestone worth celebrating.
How important is swimming to their safety and wellbeing when living on a houseboat?
"Thanks to Wahweap Marina, I felt some of that regenerative golden energy as I experienced some of the secrets that Lake Powell offers."