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  • On a Houseboat in Utah's Grand Canyons

    January 31, 2011
    News
    Cathryn M. Delude - www.boston.com
    With two free plane tickets after being bumped from a flight, I thought about San Francisco, Santa Fe, or New Orleans. My husband suggested taking a h
  • IMBC 2011: Ethanol is here to stay

    January 28, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    Gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol is here. Gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol is coming soon. Gasoline mixed with even more ethanol is almost
  • Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas kicks-off 2011 enrollment of 'Houseboating University'

    January 27, 2011
    News
    www.prnewswire.com
    Concerns about the difficulty of operating and navigating a houseboat are two of the main reasons why travelers put their dreams of a houseboating vac
  • Pick up the Pace

    January 27, 2011
    Feature
    By Shannon Stockwell
    It may be colder outside and you may feel like hibernating, but if you're concerned about your health, becoming a couch potato is the last thing you w
  • Nautique launches electric boat

    January 26, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    Nautique is introducing the Ski Nautique E, what it says is the industry's first high-performance 100 percent electric boat. To explore future propul
  • Help kids stay safe on the water by becoming a life jacket loaner site

    January 25, 2011
    News
    BoatUS
    The easiest way to ensure a child's safety on the water is to make sure they wear a life jacket that fits. But children's growth spurts and last minut
  • Marina guide offered for EPA rules

    January 24, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    C.I. Agent Solutions is providing a free booklet to marina owners that outlines EPA guidance regarding non-point source pollution. The reference to
  • Aftermarket Roundup

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Unlike other onboard systems, air conditioning and heat units get a bad rap simply for what they are-defenses against the elements that have conspired
  • EPA approves E15 for '01-'06 cars

    January 22, 2011
    News
    www.boating-industry.com
    Today the Environmental Protection Agency approved the use of E15 for another subset of on-highway motor vehicles, this time allowing the use of gasol
  • Feb./March Houseboat

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    The next issue of Houseboat magazine will be mailed the last week of February.
  • Lakeview

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Lakeview Yachts is largely considered a custom aluminum houseboat manufacturer, and by all counts it is.
  • Legacy Lake

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    The Legacy Lake Yacht is designed to plane through the water with a highly maneuverable hull.
  • Majestic

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Majestic Yachts, Inc. offers four distinct lines of boats: the Royal, the Grand Royal, the Floating Condo and the new "Tommy Yacht" trailerable houseb
  • Monticello

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    A Monticello River Yacht boat is truly the best of both worlds, now more than ever
  • New App Released

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    iTapTouch, LLC, a mobile applications development company, announced that their first app-iBoatShows-has been approved and is now available in the App
  • Pluckebaum

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    "Crafted, never assembled" is the mission statement at Pluckebaum Custom Boats.
  • Sailabration

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Sailabration prides itself on offering houseboats that are everything the customer desires at an affordable price.
  • Sharpe

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Since Sharpe Houseboats entered the houseboat market in 1998, it has made a splash that has rippled throughout the industry.
  • SkipperLiner

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Skipper Manufacturing LLC, doing business as SkipperLiner, recently acquired the rights to the assets formerly owned by SkipperLiner Industries Inc.
  • Stardust

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Sleek modern designs bred from the beautiful lines of ocean-going yachts are the first indication that there is something different about a Stardust.
  • Sunstar

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    With over 15 years in the business, this Kentucky-based manufacturer is made up of a very knowledgeable staff, most of whom have been with Sunstar at
  • Thoroughbred

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Thoroughbred continues this year with building the best boats and developing new ideas.
  • Twin Anchors

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Located on Shuswap Lake in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, Twin Anchors offers truly custom houseboat designs for both private and rental use.
  • Waterways

    January 22, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Specializing in building a luxury vessel, your dream boat can be however big your dreams are.
  • Adventure Craft

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Niemela Industries, LLC, has added excitement to the already popular Adventure Craft houseboat with the introduction of its new 2850 DeckYacht.
  • Buyer Tips

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    From Boat Owners Association Of The United States
    1. Make sure you review the online BoatU.S. Guide to Buying and Selling a Boat at www.BoatUS.com/guide.
  • Catamaran Cruiser

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Catamaran Cruisers manufactures a full line of fiberglass catamaran hull houseboats-a unique market niche for the houseboat industry.
  • Destination

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    The best evidence of its long legacy of quality construction and experience is that customer referrals serve as Destination's best sales tool.
  • Gibson

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    For nearly 40 years, Gibson Boats has produced a hybrid cross between a houseboat and a cabin cruiser.
  • Horizon

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Since March of 1997 when the first houseboat came out of the custom-designed plant, Horizon Yachts has been putting pride and workmanship into each ho
  • How You Play Your Cards

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    One night as I watched an intense game of Texas Hold'em from a distance, I couldn't help but relate our industry to what was being played out on the t
  • Insurance Tips

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Foremost Insurance
    With the National Houseboat Expo just around the corner, many people will be looking to buy a houseboat soon.
  • NADA Guide

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Since 1972, NADAguides has been the trusted resource as the most comprehensive and market-reflective marine vehicle pricing and information available
  • The Green, Green Docks Of Home

    January 21, 2011
    Feature
    Ted A. Thompson
    Regardless of the type of boat we own, dock mates tend to socialize even when we're not out on the water. For a day, a weekend, a holiday and sometime
  • Upgrading Your Houseboat For Living Aboard

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Janet Groene
    Carl L. Medley II, president of Eclipse Technologies in Hartsburg, Mo., says, "Here in Lake of the Ozarks we are seeing a surge in interest in consume
  • What To Know Before You Buy

    January 21, 2011 Published in the January 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brandon Barrus
    In today's economy, it's more important than ever to be well-educated on the ins and outs of boat buying.
  • Museum afloat

    January 20, 2011
    News
    Carol Bareuther - www.allatsea.net
    There's only one place on earth where you can see everything from a 100-million-year-old petri-fied dinosaur egg to an antique Japanese fiddle, circa-
  • Marinalife contest prize is $5,000 getaway

    January 18, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    Marinalife is holding a sweepstakes in which the winner receives a "weekend experience" at the Nantucket Boat Basin in Massachusetts, which last year
  • KC boat show draws lots of lookers

    January 17, 2011
    News
    Rick Montgomery - The Kansas City Star
    They come to the boat show to dream. It's cold outside, and the snow is getting dirty. The economy limps. But at Bartle Hall on Saturday, optimists
  • Houseboat Winter: Signs of Life

    January 16, 2011
    Feature
    Ted A. Thompson
    As usual on winter weekends, Roxanne and I have the dock to ourselves. We sit at the table in our houseboat, looking through the water-streaked window
  • Trade Only debuts enhanced marine job board

    January 14, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    Soundings Trade Only, a division of Dominion Enterprises and the marine industry leader for news and analysis, expanded the employment opportunities s
  • Weathering the storm on houseboat in Providence

    January 13, 2011
    News
    Richard Salit - www.projo.com
    Much like Rhode Islanders across the state, Dan Gladstone and Zachary Weindel stepped out of their house on Wednesday morning and began shoveling. Bu
  • Using fenders 101: The smart way

    January 11, 2011
    News
    www.sail-world.com
    Sometimes permanent fenders are already on the wharf or pontoon , and this makes life really easy for you as you don't need to use your boat's own fen
  • Life's a boat on the Murray

    January 10, 2011
    News
    David Jean - www.heraldsun.com.au
    Murray houseboat operators will continue to benefit from strong water flows into South Australia for at least the next four months. The Houseboat H
  • Shop Winter Boat Shows

    January 10, 2011
    Feature
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    You have the houseboat of your dreams. Now comes the fun part: furnishing, fine-tuning and making a house (boat) a home. Online shopping is great, but
  • One more rise then the sun shines

    January 08, 2011
    News
    www.odt.co.nz
    Sunny days are ahead for those in the sodden Southern Lakes district, although one last rainfall in the lakes' headwaters is expected to raise lake le
  • Houseboat owner hits out at Port

    January 07, 2011
    News
    www.news-mail.com.au - Doug Gillett
    A former houseboat owner has lashed out at the Bundaberg Port Authority after he returned from a holiday to find his home had washed away in floodwate
  • Businesses refreshed by rising water

    January 06, 2011
    News
    www.abc.net.au
    The Houseboat Hirers Association says forward bookings for March and April are already 15 per cent higher than last year. The Association chief exe
  • Survey: Internet research fuels new boat sales

    January 05, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    A study from Foresight Research shows that 84 percent of new boat buyers had read or seen boat information on the Internet prior to making their purch
  • Don't Under Power!

    January 04, 2011
    Feature
    A great deal has been written about over-powered vessels, but not much has been said about what happens when your houseboat hasn't got enough throttle
  • Most expensive houseboat in the world?

    January 04, 2011
    News
    aratuwa.blogspot.com
    A three-bedroomed houseboat moored in a sought-after area of London has been put on the market for £1 million. Foxtons believes the three-bedroomed
  • Reality show seeks Florida liveaboards ready to sell

    January 03, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    Do you live aboard your boat in South Florida and are you looking to sell and move? If so, HGTV is looking for you. "My First Sale" is casting firs