• Cleaning The Coast

    Web Exclusive October 30, 2015
    Years ago, Mike Gilly and his late wife, Karen, joined the ranks of the Mississippi Coastal Cleanup, a regular coastwide volunteer push to remove trash in the waterways.
  • Back Deck Recipes: Halloween Party!

    October 30, 2015
    With Halloween right around the corner, what better way to get in the spirit of the holiday than by making a delicious fall-themed dinner?
  • Nature’s Wonderland

    October 30, 2015
    Jeffrey V. Shirts
    The Colorado River and the Grand Canyon represent the power of nature, scarcely seen elsewhere...
  • A Positive Boost To BSA

    October 29, 2015
    RBFF will aid the Boy Scouts of America in teaching youth to enjoy the outdoors, enjoy boating and fishing activities, and protect the environment and waterways.
  • What We Really Need Is More Plastic Bottles

    October 29, 2015
    Brady L. Kay
    Do you get a facial tic when you see empty water bottles floating in the water?...
  • Will You Look At That View?

    Web Exclusive October 29, 2015
  • Brace Against The Cold With A Bilge Heater

    Web Exclusive October 23, 2015
    BoatSafe’s bilge heater can help you maintain, protect, and monitor your houseboat as the cold months start to descend.
  • Haunted Houseboat Tours

    Web Exclusive October 23, 2015
    Tis the season for scares and screams, and some people are taking advantage of upcoming Halloween to host haunted houseboat tours. Here are a few that we’ve found around the web if you’re looking for some fun nautical scares.
  • Meet Namaste and Boho

    October 23, 2015
    Austa Cook
    Steve and Jody Noble-Choder took the big jump last summer as they turned from pursuing regular 9-to-5 jobs to running their own bed and breakfast. One peculiarity? It floats.
  • Now That’s Smart!

    October 22, 2015
    The reliability and safety of SmartPlug’s shore power products is improving even more, as the introduction of their Non-Metallic Inlet attests.
  • 5 Fall Boating Tips

    October 22, 2015
    In the fall boaters often let their guard down, though safety becomes an even greater challenge.
  • Houseboating Take 2 - Slideshow

    October 21, 2015
    To say that Rolland Bartle loves houseboating might not do justice to the depths of it.
  • Taking The Big Jump Just Got Easier

    October 21, 2015
    If you had half a million dollars, what would you spend it on? A Colonial house? A white tiger cub? A 2016 Lamborghini Aventador?
  • This Old Boat - Slideshow

    October 21, 2015
    Gary and Sue DeVore had owned several houseboats so they knew what they wanted when they shopped for another one.
  • Terrible Drought Hits Houseboaters In Manaus

    Web Exclusive October 21, 2015
    TeleSUR brings word that our foreign friends to the south are experiencing a similar situation....
  • Liveaboard Costs: A Reality Check

    October 16, 2015
    Janet Groene and Gordon Groene
    When you lived on shore, household costs came in dribbles and downpours and not always at the best time. The same is true when your home is a houseboat, even a boat that was brand new and fully equipped when you moved onboard.
  • Fall Fishing Chores

    October 15, 2015
    Dan Armitage
    Assuming your fishing season is coming to its annual autumnal break, one of the best ways to increase your odds at fishing success next spring starts with what you do to your runabout and tackle now.
  • Make It A Double Scoop!

    Web Exclusive October 15, 2015
    Austa Cook
    The Heenan and Shanahan family have owned and operated a popular ice cream, cake, and candy shop in the area since 1984 and now have plans to refurbish a 35-foot houseboat...
  • A Homemade Houseboat!

    Web Exclusive October 13, 2015
    Houseboater of the Week
    If you walk around a few docks, you’ll inevitably run into some houseboats that have had renovation or restoration work. But have you ever run across a homemade houseboat?
  • New Iridescent Sport Watch Makes a Splash

    Web Exclusive October 13, 2015
    The moment you see the Ionic Poseidon Watch, you'll know you've never seen anything like it. That's because nothing else like it exists.
  • A Four-legged Smoke Alarm

    October 12, 2015
    By Brady L. Kay
    It seems some houseboaters will forget their own kids before accidentally leaving behind the beloved family dog when heading out for a day on the water.
  • Heaven On Earth Hotspot For Houseboaters

    October 09, 2015
    Andie Race
    Turning off Highway 56 in Silver Point, Tenn., and following the narrow, winding road, it’s easy to forget you’re just an hour away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Nashville.
  • No More Spills!

    October 08, 2015
    Your typical macerator will allow waste spills while you’re performing maintenance, but with Raritan's macerator pump with wastewater valve those days are at an end.
  • Houseboat Vacation Is Donated To The 2015 MRA Conference

    Web Exclusive October 07, 2015
    Forever Resorts and Antelope Point Marina on Lake Powell, Ariz., are donating a four-day, three-night houseboat vacation as the grand prize for the 2015 Marina Recreation Association’s silent auction at their upcoming annual conference.
  • Thinking Outside Of The SunBox

    Web Exclusive October 06, 2015
    Straight from the studio of Henry Ward Design in collaboration with Deksmart International (the exclusive worldwide distributors) comes SunBox, a new and intriguing concept in deck furniture.
  • Did You Know...?

    October 05, 2015
    Industry, Product
    As fall approaches, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) recently dug deep into its insurance claims files...
  • In This Case, Smaller Is Better

    October 05, 2015
    Roy Sparks
    The new Scatter Rap erratically sweeps from wide left to wide right, then back to center again as it mimics a spooked baitfish fleeing an attack, really triggering reactive bites.
  • Sea Ya Later!

    October 02, 2015
    Clay Ghann
    This story is about a boat. A seriously nice, extensively customized boat...
  • A Promising Future

    October 01, 2015
    The Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF), a non-profit organization aimed at bringing marine and local communities together, has a vision to expand awareness and fund-raising for local communities world-wide.