• Houseboat in Unusual Places

    May 21, 2019 Published in the May 2019 issue
    Feature
    The Houseboat Mini Mart in La Grange, Calif., is an actual houseboat transformed into a store.
  • Fire at Conley Bottom

    Web Exclusive May 20, 2019
    News
    It is with a heavy heart that we bring the sad news of a large fire that destroyed parts of Conley Bottom Resort on Lake Cumberland today. The owner of Houseboats Buy Terry operated her business from her houseboat there as well, and she lost everything.
  • Aquatic RV

    May 19, 2019
    Feature
    How’s this for a houseboat? It appears the Giljam family has the best of both worlds with their aquatic RV!
  • Staying Cool

    May 18, 2019
    News
    As summer draws near, houseboaters rely on air conditioners to sleep comfortably. Using the revolutionary SmartPlug not only greatly improves onboard safety, but allows boaters the worry-free rest they need.
  • Nautical Traditions And Phrases

    May 17, 2019
    Multimedia
    Joan Wenner
    Nautical ceremonies are something virtually every boater enjoys, whether informally at the yacht club or watching some great occasion in admiralty via the media.
  • Water Sports Coaching

    May 16, 2019
    Multimedia
    Barefoot water skiing champion, Zenon Bilas, personalized a web-based coaching program that provides youth and adults at all skill levels with the tools and support they need to improve their waterskiing, barefooting and wakeboarding.
  • Cleaning Your Houseboat

    May 15, 2019
    Multimedia
    Jane Willow
    Bacteria, mold, and mildew can be found everywhere, from your office to your car, and yes, even in (and on) our beloved houseboats. Learn more about cleaning your houseboat in an eco-friendly way!
  • Restore Your Houseboat

    May 14, 2019
    News
    The sun's rays can leave houseboats looking old and neglected. With the right tools, like Shurhold's World's Best Dual Action Polisher and a jar of Buff Magic, it's simple to restore the you houseboat to its former glory.
  • From the Forums: Lifting Your Houseboat

    May 13, 2019 Published in the May 2019 issue
    Multimedia
    Excerpts from recent Houseboat forum exchanges about lifting houseboats for maintenance.
  • Summer Means Crawfish!

    May 12, 2019
    Multimedia
    Jan Clark
    Learn how to host your own crawfish boil!
  • Eyes On The Prize

    May 11, 2019 Published in the May 2019 issue
    Multimedia
    Check out these fun aftermarket products for your houseboat They're definitely worth the upgrade!
  • Top Ten Things to Do On The Weekend

    May 10, 2019
    Multimedia
    Here's our list of our favorite top ten things to do on the weekend!
  • Never Miss A Show

    May 09, 2019 Published in the May 2019 issue
    News
  • Baby On Board

    May 08, 2019
    Feature
    By Heather Magda Serrano
    Baby-proofing a houseboat is no small matter, as Forrest and Kayleigh Packebush can tell you.
  • Owner Referral Program

    May 07, 2019
    News
    Houseboat owners who share their vessels through Boatsetter, know firsthand the financial benefits of turning over the keys. And now with the new Owner Referral Program, they can make up to $350 by referring a friend.
  • The Gift of Houseboating

    May 06, 2019 Published in the May 2019 issue
    Feature
    By Brady L. Kay
    There’s something about houseboating that insists, practically and emotionally, that it be done in the company of others. It’s a shared adventure.
  • Houseboat Anodes

    May 05, 2019
    Multimedia
    Rick Lauper, Houseboats A to Z
    All metals corrode—some faster than others. Marine-grade aluminum is corrosion-resistant, but is still subject to three forms of corrosion: simple corrosion, galvanic corrosion and electrolytic corrosion. Simple corrosion is the slowest form of corrosion,
  • What Is A Turtle Burger?

    May 04, 2019
    Multimedia
    By Brady L. Kay
    On my last trip to the lake I violated my own rule of just keeping the meal simple. I came across this crazy food photo online and decided I wanted to attempt to make it myself.
  • Back Deck Recipes:¡Cinco De Mayo Fiesta!

    May 03, 2019 Published in the May 2019 issue
    Multimedia
    Get ready for Cinco de Mayo with these delicious recipes!
  • A Tax Write Off?

    May 02, 2019
    Multimedia
    Joan Wenner, J.D
    If you filed for an extension you could still be in tax season or you might just be preparing for the next one. Either way, boaters are using, or some are considering using, their houseboat to conduct a business enterprise.
  • Extend The Fun

    May 01, 2019 Published in the May 2019 issue
    News
    Island Hopper recently came out with the perfect product to complement your houseboat: the Island Hopper Patio Dock.