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  • West Van removes houseboat watchdog position for Horseshoe Bay Pier

    April 30, 2011
    News
    Rebecca Aldous - North Shore Outlook
    West Vancouver is getting rid of Horseshoe Bay Pier's caretaker, a move some say could hamper emergency operations. Since the federal government ha
  • Forever Resorts asks, "Are you ready for a houseboating adventure in 2011?"

    April 29, 2011
    News
    Whether your plans call for arranging a large group vacation with friends, or just thinking about taking the family out for a few days of adventure an
  • Messing about in a houseboat

    April 28, 2011
    News
    Richard Holmes - travel.iafrica.com
    "Believe me, my young man, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Kenneth Grahame might
  • Owners of State Dock purchase Cave Springs Marina

    April 27, 2011
    News
    Bill Jasper
    The owners of State Dock Marina purchased Cave Springs Marina at the auction yesterday. We are very excited about the opportunity to become part of th
  • Unusual lodgings for family vacation include houseboat

    April 26, 2011
    News
    Lynn O'Rourke Hayes - The Dallas Morning News
    On your next holiday, stay somewhere surprising. Here are five out-of-the-ordinary options. 4. Houseboat holiday, Boston - Book the 58-foot-long Cuck
  • Puss in boats

    April 25, 2011
    News
    Kama Einhorn - Best Friends Network Volunteer
    Cats hate water, right? You bet. But the 50 feline residents of Amsterdam's Poezenboot ("Cat Boat") are fine with living on the water . on one of the
  • Eco floating house is serene answer to real estate woes

    April 22, 2011
    News
    Bonnie Alter - www.treehugger.com
    If you've always wanted to live in a houseboat, but the low roof and basic living conditions put you off...then the ecofloat is for you. It is a littl
  • Delta boaters cautioned after houseboat runs aground

    April 21, 2011
    News
    Robert Salonga - Contra Costa Times
    Boaters in the Delta should be wary about a hazard in the form of a houseboat stuck in the water, the Coast Guard said. The houseboat was on its way
  • Connecticut boat tax plan on hold

    April 20, 2011
    News
    Boating Industry
    A committee vote on a bill passing through the Connecticut Legislature, which would put new taxes on private boats, is on hold while the committee con
  • Rescuers win a battle with the river - Video

    April 19, 2011
    News
    Justin Jouvenal and Michael E. Ruane - www.washing
    The water temperature was a frigid 53 degrees. The young woman had been clinging to a tree limb in the surging Potomac River for more than half an hou
  • Florida boat show rebounds after oil spill

    April 18, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    The salesmen who were smiling through their Ray-Ban sunglasses this weekend at the Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, Fla., were hiding a lot of old pain
  • Under-floor heating on houseboats?

    April 15, 2011
    News
    www.prfire.co.uk
    With the help of modern technology it is now possible to fit an underfloor heating installation on a houseboat. Underfloor heating will provide you wi
  • Hydrogen-Powered

    April 14, 2011
    News
    Story and photos by Brady L. Kay
    Mark Runia is the proud owner of the world's first hydrogen-powered boat and at least for now he can also say he has the only one, too. A year ago, Ma
  • Spotlight on Adventure Marine

    April 14, 2011
    News
    Adventure Marine is dedicated to providing a wide variety of boating products to meet a wide variety of nautical need. Established in 1974 in British
  • Grants available for coastal restoration projects

    April 13, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    The FishAmerica Foundation, through its partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Restoration Center, has $1 million avai
  • Survey: Recovery will quicken by year's end

    April 11, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    The U.S. economic recovery is expected to gain momentum during the rest of the year, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal. On
  • Hurricane season predictions released

    April 08, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    The hurricane forecasting team at Colorado State University is predicting an above-average 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. The team slightly reduced
  • Lake Escapes

    April 07, 2011
    Feature
    Lake. That single word elicits a whirlwind of exciting thoughts. And for most boaters, that same enthusiasm draws us back to the water every season fo
  • N.J. trade group endorses new public access rules

    April 07, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey said new public access rules the state Department of Environmental Protection has proposed include a numbe
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary offers safety checks

    April 06, 2011
    News
    Boating Industry
    The US Coast Guard Auxiliary will again offer free boat examinations through its annual Vessel Safety Check program. The checks are to confirm tha
  • Finding The Right Broker

    April 05, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Charlie VanLeuven
    It's an understatement to say that to buy or sell a houseboat is to participate in a major transaction.
  • Guerrilla Weatherman

    April 05, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Ted A. Thompson
    Cletus was tired of everybody talkin' about the weather, nobody doin' nothin'.
  • Introduction 2 Houseboating

    April 05, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    The nice thing about renting a houseboat at most marinas across the country is that you don't need any prior experience to do it.
  • The Boatel Story

    April 05, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Reader submission by Steve Helfer
    The idea to buy and restore a houseboat was an idea my wife Judy and I had for many years.
  • Built to Last

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    It's the kind of enthusiasm that radiates throughout the entire dock as those around him can sense it.
  • Economic Solution?

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    A critical component of any engine or generator cooling system is a raw water strainer.
  • Fight Moisture And Mildew

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Dank, damp air causes damaging mold, mildew and corrosion on houseboats.
  • From the Forums

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Many Houseboat magazine readers love to take on projects.
  • Get In Touch

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    BEP Marine recently announced its latest addition to its line of CZone Digital Control and Monitoring solutions, the 8- and 10-inch Touch Screen Displ
  • Getting To Know

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Dick Gragert
    In the late 80's I traded Joe Sharpe, whose family owned Somerset Houseboats at the time, a twin engine airplane to build me a 16- by 75-foot houseboa
  • Houseboat Pest Control: An Update

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Janet Groene
    Usually the first clue that you have bedbugs is to find small, bloody streaks on the bed sheets.
  • How enterprising developers are reinventing the houseboat

    April 04, 2011
    News
    Graham Norwood - www.independent.co.uk
    For an island with over 10,000 miles of coastline, hundreds of major rivers and a proud maritime tradition, Britain has been reluctant to actually liv
  • It is Not Just A Guy Thing

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Sorry men, but women like being outside, gardening, sports, do-it-yourself projects and of course boating.
  • Looking Back

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brandon Barrus
    In many ways, the summer of 1993 wasn't too different from the spring of 2010.
  • Looking For Flooring Options?

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brandon Barrus
    Flooring can be the focal point of your houseboat, both for good or bad.
  • Not Your Everyday Lifestyle

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Brady L. Kay
    Growing up a Cubs fan, besides believing with all of my heart that each season would finally be the year, I firmly believed that the ultimate place to
  • To Remove Or Not to Remove

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Dan Armitage
    According to fisheries biologists, no matter how carefully it is done, a percentage of fish anglers catch and release with the best intentions still d
  • View from the Marina

    April 04, 2011 Published in the April 2011 issue
    Ask The Expert
    Barb Hansen
    During the political season in America you'll find politicians running around with grease guns promising to lubricate every squeaky wheel.
  • Dealer-cost website reports heavy traffic

    April 01, 2011
    News
    Trade Only Today
    The controversial SeeDealerCost.com website has attracted 23,000 unique visitors and 250,000 page views since it went live March 17, according to the