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  • Living Aboard Retrofitting

    April 29, 2016
    Feature
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    You found a great buy on a houseboat that was built to sleep eight on vacation, but you want to equip it for just the two of you to live onboard as a full-time home. Where can you start?
  • Cardboard Houseboat Meets Water

    Web Exclusive April 29, 2016
    News
    What happens when cardboard makes contact with water? Common sense tells us that, obviously, the cardboard would soak and then sink. Enter London’s Harry Dwyer and Charlie Waller.
  • You Can’t Miss This New Docking Accessory

    April 28, 2016
    Product
    BoT RoP (pronounced Boat Rope) is a new retractable mooring line that will save you time and frustration while increasing safety around the dock.
  • Introducing Kawasaki's 2016 Jet Ski STX-15F

    Web Exclusive April 28, 2016
    Product
    Cruising on a houseboat is undoubtedly one of the finer experiences in life, but zipping about on a runabout or personal watercraft has its share of fun, too.
  • Visiting Lake Travis?

    Web Exclusive April 26, 2016
    Marina
    They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that’s kind of the case for Austintatious, a 102-foot houseboat that crowns the fleet of Harborside Houseboat Rentals on Lake Travis.
  • New LED Lights The Way

    April 26, 2016
    Product
    Hella Marine combined the latest LED technology with durable materials and a stylish compact design to create the EuroLED 75 down lights.
  • Go For Broke

    April 22, 2016
    Feature
    Trevor Mason
    Houseboating by its very nature is a boutique industry. I mean, it’s all right there in the name: “house” and “boat.” Or at least, where those two words converge.
  • Are You A Watersports Lover?

    Web Exclusive April 22, 2016
    Product
    If you’re looking to expand or replace your personal store of watersports equipment for the coming summer, Connelly has got you covered in just about every way possible.
  • La Dame Du Lac

    Web Exclusive April 21, 2016
    Playfully nicknamed “The Floating Mansion,” the 100-foot La Dame Du Lac is a houseboat with a creator who, given the choice to go big or go home, obviously went big.
  • Discover Holmes Bend Marina Resort!

    Web Exclusive April 21, 2016
    Marina
    Holmes Bend Marina Resort claims a special place among the vibrant trees at Green River Lake, Ken., waiting to welcome visiting houseboaters with great rentals and an undeniably beautiful view.
  • We Test Rhea Footwear

    April 20, 2016
    Product
    Brady L. Kay
    To be honest, my ideal footwear on a boat is bare feet. But all it takes is one step onto a hot dock and I quickly remember why shoes are necessary.
  • This Hot Tub Needs A Pillow

    Web Exclusive April 19, 2016
    Product
    Whether you’re a renter or an owner, kicking back in a hot tub on the top deck is one of the best ways to enjoy your houseboat as the day winds down and the stars begin to sparkle overhead.
  • Houseboating, Take 2

    April 15, 2016
    Feature
    Jake Manning
    To say that Rolland Bartle loves houseboating might not do justice to the depths of it.
  • Named For The Fight

    April 15, 2016
    Product
    If you're after new sunglasses to shield your eyes next time you're out on the houseboat, you might want to look at the new Trevally.
  • Save The Date!

    Web Exclusive April 14, 2016
    News
    Do you have June 10th, 11th, and 12th marked on your calendar? You should if you don't want to miss one of the summer's greatest dock parties!
  • Yoga, Meet WaterMat

    April 14, 2016
    Product
    The WaterMat company recently put together their exciting new Yoga WaterMat, weight-rated for up to 175 pounds and with enough buoyancy to give you a solid foundation for the various poses in yoga.
  • Cottonwood Cove Resort and Marina

    Web Exclusive April 13, 2016
    Marina
    If you’re thinking about headed to the pristine Lake Mohave, check out places like Cottonwood Cove Resort and Marina for a friendly place to rent a houseboat.
  • From The White Eagle To Lynn Hall

    April 12, 2016
    Here's a little background information to supplement our recent old boat story on the White Eagle II...
  • This Old Boat: White Eagle II

    April 08, 2016
    Feature
    Gary Kramer
    Gary and Sue DeVore had owned several houseboats so they knew what they wanted when they shopped for another one. But Gary likes unique and that complicated the buying process.
  • Next Adventure: Swim With The Manatees

    Web Exclusive April 08, 2016
    If you’re into trying out a new adventure, you might want to head down south for your next houseboat vacation for the All Inclusive Private Florida Manatee Swim & Snorkel Tours!
  • Reel In That Record Fish!

    April 07, 2016
    News, Product
    Wouldn't you know, this past 2015, more world-record fish were caught on Rapala lures than on any other brand of baits, according to the International Game Fish Association.
  • A Tribute To Merle Haggard

    April 07, 2016
    News
    If you haven’t heard the news yet, you’ll be sorry to hear that we lost an iconic legend in country music yesterday with the death of Merle Haggard.
  • Must-Have Board Games To Have On The Houseboat

    Web Exclusive April 06, 2016
    Austa Cook
    Whether the weather is gloomy on the lake or your family and friends are ready to get in their pj’s and have some good laughs, fun board games are a must onboard a well-stocked houseboat.
  • Houseboating In Toronto

    Web Exclusive April 06, 2016
    This couple shares what it's like to live on a houseboat in Toronto.
  • Voyageurs National Park

    April 06, 2016
    A series of lakes and rivers form the border between Minnesota and Ontario. This series of waterways has been important to humans since before written history. When a group of French explorers led by Jacues de Noyan first came through the area in 1688, th
  • The Great Lake Escape

    April 06, 2016
    With plenty of hours of daylight left, Edward and Karen Hyde slowly pull away from the Lee’s Ford Marina for an evening cruise on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky like they’ve done hundreds of times before. The couple live for summer nights like this one aboar
  • Taking The Big Jump Just Got Easier

    April 01, 2016
    Feature
    Austa Cook
    Chat with Doug Bauknecht and Susan Kendall and they’ll tell you up front that you don’t need $500,000 to buy a new houseboat.
  • President of Seattle’s Floating Home Association Passes Away

    Web Exclusive April 01, 2016
    News
    The Seattle Times brings word that unfortunately 69-year-old Bill Keasler, the president of Seattle’s Floating Home Association, passed away on March 17 of cancer.