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  • Welcome To The Boat Galley

    May 31, 2012
    Feature
    Like to eat on your boat? Sure, we all do. It just adds to the fun. What's better than eating dinner and watching the sunset over the water, or an ear
  • SUPs Come to Cumberland

    May 30, 2012
    Feature
    Stand up paddleboards have been become more and more popular over the past few years. Their popularity increased along beaches and coastal regions and
  • Thoroughbred Houseboats Made World Wide

    May 30, 2012
    Feature
    Thoroughbred Houseboats are now being manufactured in Russia and China. Partnerships in each location have been developed so that the "BEST BUILT BOAT
  • Kevin Foster

    May 29, 2012
    Feature
    Kevin Foster and his wife wanted a lakefront vacation home where he could walk out our door and get on the pontoon boat and go. However the nearest pl
  • From Cover Girl To Poster Child

    May 24, 2012
    Feature
    Gary Kramer
    She was once a ground breaking cover girl and is now a poster child for how a thorough updating can keep an old girl still turning heads. After more t
  • Revamping Holiday Mansion

    May 24, 2012
    Feature
    It's nearly impossible to walk most marinas without coming across at least one Holiday Mansion houseboat. These popular crafts were first manufactured
  • Facebook Give Away

    May 23, 2012
    Feature
    All you need to do is Like Houseboat Magazine on Facebook and once we reach 1,000 Likes we will be giving away 15 great prizes!
  • MetroShip, the US based worldwide leader in modern houseboats launches GlassHouseboat

    May 23, 2012
    Feature
    MetroShip, a GDM Limited brand of US built houseboats designed by British born design guru David Ballinger, launches a revolutionary modern GlassHouse
  • 3 things you should know about Painting on your houseboat

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Terry Jensen
    I've always dabbled in art, but since my retirement from the nursing profession about eight years ago, I've had the luxury of spending more time paint
  • Ask Uncle Ricky

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Well it's summertime and in this column I would like to share some maintenance tips for all those onboard batteries.
  • Crash Hot Potatoes

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Food is an important part of the houseboating experience.
  • Cruisin' For The Cure

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    The Ladies of the Lake are at it again and ready for the sixth annual Cruisin' for the Cure event to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation and breast
  • Dock Communities

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    It's not uncommon for a houseboater to admit he knows his dock neighbors a lot better than those who live on his street at home.
  • Financing & Refinancing

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Brandon Barrus
    We all know that the housing market it in the process of recovering from what economists have called The Great Recession, but how does that affect hou
  • For Those Hard To Reach Places

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Marine cleaning products manufacturer Swobbit has introduced a microfiber washing tool specially designed to clean smooth fiberglass, plastic enclosur
  • From a Dream to Reality

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Laila Lauro
    In 2005, Jim and Tracey Goettl purchased their first houseboat.
  • Full View Below

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Aquabotix, a recent start-up, is bringing the ease of consumer electronics to the complex world of underwater video submersibles.
  • Hidden Anchor Revealed

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    The "after" photo is always better than the "before" one and in the case of the old boat story on page 39 in our March/April issue, it also was the lo
  • Indiana Builder Files For Liquidation

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Kentuckiana Yacht Sales, of Jeffersonville, Ind., and its related manufacturing company, Jefferson Yachts Inc., has filed for liquidation under Chapte
  • Keeping Your Waters Clean

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Federal laws have prohibited boaters from dumping untreated septic waste into coastal bodies of water for decades, and the proper way to dispose of wa
  • Land Surveillance

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Bushnell Outdoor Products recently released a new cordless, weatherproof digital surveillance camera that is catching on at marinas.
  • Miss Magdalena Launched

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    While surfing the Houseboat Forum at www.houseboatmagazine.com we came across a video posted by Captain Richard Jeske of his maiden launch of his cust
  • New Renovated Houseboats On Powell

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    America's second largest man-made lake and popular houseboat destination, Lake Powell, will be more comfortable to explore this year with the updated
  • Odorlos Gets A Face Lift

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Need to control the odor in your holding tank and thinking it may be time to pick up a new container of Odorlos?
  • Ready To Update Your Graphics?

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    The website www.houseboatgraphics.com is an amazing place designed to allow you to completely customize your houseboat the way you want.
  • Remodel Fever

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Janet Groene with Gordon Groene
    She wants a new floor plan. He wants more power. They both love this houseboat and want to keep it, but with major changes. Few words are scarier than
  • Safety Turtle

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    The Safety Turtle personal immersion alarm is one product many houseboaters have come to depend on for their younger children.
  • Sneaking Fuel

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    The forums at www.houseboatmagazine.com are a great place to compare notes from houseboaters around the country.
  • Stardust In The Spotlight

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Katie Burke
    Stardust Cruisers is the oldest continually operating houseboat company in the industry and their expertise in this business is starting to get the cr
  • Take a Staycation

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Jan Clark
    When we are at the lake, ocean, river or our favorite coastal destination we all like to feel like we're on vacation.
  • Thoroughbred Buys Sumerset

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Thoroughbred Houseboats acquired Sumerset Houseboats back in March.
  • Transforming Your Interior

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Laila Lauro
    Remodeling in all aspects tend to bring messes that nobody wants to clean up and time that most don't usually have.
  • What's On Your Playlist?

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    Nothing sets the tone for a day on a houseboat like the choice of music.
  • Wifi Extender

    May 14, 2012 Published in the May 2012 issue
    Feature
    The Rogue Wave made by Wave WiFi and sold by Land and Sea Wifi is a compact wireless bridge and Ethernet converter that makes it possible to receive w
  • Conley Bottom Resort

    May 10, 2012
    Feature
    Experience a dream vacation on beautiful Lake Cumberland at Conley Bottom Resort located in Southern Kentucky, home of the Unbridled Spirit. Conley Bo
  • Just Blow'n Steam

    May 10, 2012
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    Off in the distance the early morning sounds begin to awake as I make my way down the steep hill. The sun is just starting to peek and make its first
  • 2012 Houseboat Expo

    May 09, 2012
    Feature
    The 2012 National Houseboat Expo will be held at the State Dock Marina on Lake Cumberland June 8, 9 and 10.
  • Prior Engagement

    May 09, 2012
    How We Got our Name
    My girlfriend of five years wanted nothing more than a marriage proposal and an engagement ring.
  • Attracting Attention

    May 03, 2012
    Feature
    By Joan Wenner, J.D.
    Most boaters don't want every large lake and inland waterway turned into one giant No-Wake zone because a small minority of operators ignore boat nois
  • Reader of the Week

    May 03, 2012
    News
    Rodd has been boating since he was eight years old. His first boat was a liner out of an old refrigerator that he floated in a dredge cut in his farm
  • Skipperliner is in the process of building their 2013 Commander with hydrogen fuel and luxury ammenities

    May 03, 2012
    News
    La Crosse, WI -- April 26, 2012 -- It's a dream home on water, a green machine and a luxury liner all rolled into one! Meet the "2013 SkipperLiner Com
  • To 1000 Islands And Back

    May 01, 2012
    Feature
    Brandon Barrus
    Paddy and Steph Savage enjoy adventure and good times with friends. So after retiring from running an Irish pub and bed and breakfast in Canada, it wa