• This Might Blow Your Mind

    Web Exclusive September 30, 2015
    In the spirit of the message we’re about to share, we suggest all the dive-in-the-lake-fish-swim-romp-the-outdoors types sit up in their seats and pay close attention.
  • Practice Safe Adventures

    September 29, 2015
    Katie Burke
    When you travel by houseboat, does someone on shore always know where you are?
  • A Lifejacket Belt? Yes!

    September 28, 2015
    If you want to see something cool, check out the recently introduced M-16 by Onyx. No, not the James Bond secret intelligence agency, but it might as well have come from their labs...
  • Reclaiming Their Community

    Web Exclusive September 28, 2015
    This promises to be a gripping read, especially if you’re into houseboating and the criminal justice system.
  • Welcome Aboard!

    September 25, 2015
    Finding pet-friendly marinas is like a rousing dance of the Hokey Pokey—some marinas are all in, some are all out, and a few are half-way there.
  • "Sea" Your Houseboat In A Whole New Way

    Web Exclusive September 24, 2015
    Austa Cook
    If you love houseboating, you have to love water. When it comes to the interior of your houseboat, playing off that beachy motif can be...
  • From The Forums: Ask Away!

    September 23, 2015
    Recently on our Houseboat forum page, a member was wondering what boat walkthrough questions to ask when you're eyeing a houseboat you're thinking about buying.
  • Be Heard Before You're Seen

    September 22, 2015
    Stay safe with Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s popular Deluxe Stainless Steel Shorty Single and Dual Trumpet horns.
  • Water Where You Want It

    September 22, 2015
    A good hose is hard to find, but it doesn’t have to be anymore.
  • Marine 600 First Aid Kit

    September 21, 2015
    Brady L. Kay
    You could make a strong case for why every houseboat on the water should have the Marine 600 First Aid Kit.
  • Check Out This "Bank Shot"

    September 18, 2015
    Brady L. Kay
    This 75- by 20-foot houseboat is from its new Elite Series and includes a design protected hull and an all-aluminum (no wood) wall structure for the exterior.
  • From Clambake To Chocolate Cake

    September 17, 2015
    Can cooking is one of the most convenient (and delicious) systems available for those tight on space.
  • 2015 IBEX Innovation Award Winners

    Web Exclusive September 16, 2015
    We’ve got some awesome news! Judges from Boating Writers International announced the winners of the 2015 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards.
  • New AC At IBEX

    Web Exclusive September 15, 2015
    IBEX is going to see a lot of exciting innovations starting today through Thursday, including Webasto Thermo & Comfort’s FCF Platinum air-conditioning series with important design improvements.
  • West Marine Clearance Sale

    Web Exclusive September 14, 2015
    News, Product
    If you’re in need of a houseboating wardrobe face-lift, check out a few highlights from West Marine with sales up to 70% off.
  • Full Throttle Life Jackets Fun For Kids

    September 14, 2015
    Roy Sparks
    Getting your children to wear life jackets just got a little easier with the release of the two new designs from Water Buddies.
  • Fishing For Bass? Check Out This Lure

    September 11, 2015
    Roy Sparks
    We gave the Arashi Wake Crank a try and because you can fish fast or slow with it, the Wake Crank really is a great option for those active bass in shallow water.
  • Have You Read The Fine Print?

    September 11, 2015
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    It’s always important to read before signing your name (or before clicking a box that says you agree with the terms). For houseboat liveaboards, it’s even more important because so many legalities come under state law.
  • Fire 'Er Up!

    Web Exclusive September 10, 2015
    Filling up your water tanks? You might want to check out Swan Products and their line of RV/marine hoses.
  • Actress Discovers DIY Houseboat

    Web Exclusive September 09, 2015
    The Daily Gazette reported yet another conversion to the houseboating life when Austene Van, a Twin Cities, Minn. actress/director/choreographer, took on a 1971 houseboat in need of some TLC.
  • This Amazing New Houseboat Hit Lake Couer d'Alene

    Web Exclusive September 08, 2015
    Industry, News
    If you’re out on the glittery water of Lake Cour d’Alene, Idaho, make sure to keep your eyes peeled for The Buoy.

    Web Exclusive September 07, 2015
    Happy Labor Day from the team at Houseboat magazine! We hope you enjoy your holiday!
  • Chesapeake Bay Soft Mud Anchor Test

    September 04, 2015
    Gary Kramer
    If you have ever spent a sleepless night making sure your anchor is holding or faced the same dilemma during a storm, you understand the importance of the right ground tackle.
  • Why Lee's Ford Marina Rocks

    Web Exclusive September 03, 2015
    This naturally protected harbor has a lot of good things going on.
  • Shuswap Lake Sitting High And Dry For Labor Day

    Web Exclusive September 02, 2015
    With Labor Day weekend kicking off in just two days, Shuswap Lake in British Columbia, Canada is facing the busiest time for houseboating. But CBC News reports that this year the water level is very low,
  • Back Deck Recipes: Labor Day Barbecue!

    September 01, 2015
    Labor Day is just around the corner! If you're planning on kicking back onboard your own houseboat or a weekend rental, here are a few recipes to try out that will round out the holiday perfectly.