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  • 10 Things Marina Owners May Not Tell You About Living Onboard

    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.

  • The Best Getaway

    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.

  • Reader Submission Pictures

    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!

  • From Friesland To France

    Wandering the continent had long fascinated the Wrens—the only thing they were missing was the right houseboat.

  • In Your Best Interest?

    “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.

  • Marina Manners

    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?

  • Never Looking Back

    After over 25 years of living on a houseboat, Christine and Tom Pulkrabek laugh at the notion of living on land.


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    Life Light Rescue Strobe

    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.

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    Eco-Friendly Boat Cleaner

    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.

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    Additional Storage

    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.

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    Turn it Up!

    ASA Electronics is offering boat builders more flexibility with the Polk Ultramarine UMC1 App Ready Controller.

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    Stick It To 'Em

    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.

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    Grab Rail

    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.

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    Protect Your Boat from Hurricane Damage

    Check out BoatUS's Hurricane Preparation Guide.

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    Fountain of Youth for Boats

    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.

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    Outlets With USB Ports

    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.

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    Never Litter Again

    SeaSucker's Waste Band is a simple, removable garbage bag holder that's mounted on any clean, hard surface.

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    Time for a Brite Wash

    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.

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    Protect Your Lines

    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.

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    Seal the Deal with Rubber Seal Conditioner

    3-IN-ONE RVcare Rubber Seal Conditioner will protect the rubber seals on your houseboat windows, doors, compartments, and hatches.

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    Remove Gunk the Natural Way

    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.

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    Always Within Reach

    With SeaSucker's Paper Towel Holder, a clean sheet is always at hand, whether in the salon or on the side of your houseboat. Made in the USA, it mounts temporarily—but with astounding strength—to most clean, non-porous surfaces without leaving a mark.

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    Rent It Out

    Whether moving into another boat or taking a break from ownership, the selling phase is the perfect time to list with Boatsetter.

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  • Boatsetter's Hurricane Prep Guide

    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.

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  • Who's On Board?

    Host Joseph Rosendo from acclaimed travel TV show TravelScope explores the UNESCO Rideau Canal on board a Le Boat Cruiser.

  • Let’s Go Knoxville

    When your Tennessee River cruise calls for a taste of city life, Knoxville, Tenn., glows.

  • Adonia Houseboat Tour

    The folks at Adonia sure know how to make houseboats! Check out this video tour of one of their boats on Lake Powell!

  • Happy Labor Day!

    On behalf of everyone here at Houseboat Magazine, we'd like to wish you a Happy Labor Day filled with plenty of houseboating fun!

  • Nautical Pet Products

    Pets have a variety of needs and we’ve compiled a list of nautical pet products to make sure you satisfy them all.

  • Writing Houseboat Advertisements

    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.

  • Safety Tips For Senior Dogs

    Check out these simple safety tips for living with a senior dog on a houseboat.

  • Protecting Our Most Precious

    Check out these tips to protect kids, cats and dogs from the unique hazards of living on the water.