• No Wind? No Fuel? No Problem!

    December 31, 2019
    News
    Few things are as frustrating to a boat owner as being becalmed or running out of fuel—or both. If a tow isn't available, paddling is the next-best solution.
  • Join the Family

    Web Exclusive December 30, 2019
    Feature
    By Heather Magda Serrano
    If you’re planning to take your next houseboat rental vacation at the beautiful Hendricks Creek Resort on Dale Hollow Lake in Burkesville, Ky., chances are you’re probably going to get a hug.
  • Sleek All-Black Antennas

    December 29, 2019
    News
    The all-black Full Stealth line of antennas, mounts and cable from AirWave Marine delivers superior quality and performance in a sleek modern package.
  • A Clean, Odor-Free Bilge With BOATLife

    December 28, 2019
    News
    Bilge Cleaner from BoatLIFE quickly and effortlessly emulsifies oil and scum, leaving the vessel smelling fresh and new.
  • Redesigning Your Houseboat

    Web Exclusive December 27, 2019
    Feature
    Emily FitzPatrick
    Amanda Price, design consultant at Bravada Yachts, sat down with Houseboat magazine to provide advice to houseboaters who are considering redesigning their boat.
  • JMP's Engine Pumps For Caterpillar

    December 26, 2019
    News
    Caterpillar marine diesels command respect for their efficient and reliable power. When their OEM or aftermarket engine cooling seawater pumps need replacing, JMP Marine is the name to turn to.
  • Merry Christmas!

    December 25, 2019
    Multimedia
    On behalf of every one here at Houseboat Magazine, we'd like to wish you a Merry Christmas!
  • Gingerbread Houseboat

    Web Exclusive December 24, 2019
    Multimedia
    You know, how people always make Gingerbread Houses around the holiday season? Well, why not make some Gingerbread Houseboats?
  • From Start To Finish

    December 23, 2019 Published in the November 2019 issue
    Feature
    By Heather Magda Serrano
    Although the Kennedy family has owned houseboats before, this is the first time they’ve ever custom built one from start to finish. In the end they’re getting exactly what they wanted—a completely customized Bravada houseboat.
  • MarPower Energy Storage Inverter

    December 22, 2019
    News
    In addition to its shore power converters, Nauti-Tech now offers the state-of-the-art ESI, the world's smallest and lightest energy storage inverter.
  • SeaSucker's Wreath Hanger

    December 21, 2019
    News
    With SeaSucker's new Wreath Hanger, it's easy to add holiday decorations to ensure neighbors and sleigh bells don't pass by your marina.
  • Houseboat: A component of Tourism Industry in US

    Web Exclusive December 20, 2019
    Multimedia
    Connie Elser
    One of the newest trends emerging on the market is houseboat tourism, a concept that seems to take over the tourism industry quite quickly.
  • Just Like New

    December 19, 2019
    News
    It's easy to get your outdoor furniture looking new again with Iosso Products' Vinyl and Leather Cleaner & Conditioner.
  • Reasons to Live in a Houseboat

    Web Exclusive December 18, 2019
    Multimedia
    Egor A.
    Why not choose to live on water? Here are some reasons why you should consider houseboat living.
  • Sea-Fire 3M Novec 1230

    December 17, 2019
    News
    Sea-Fire Marine has introduced its first US Coast Guard-approved 3M Novec 1230 engineered fire suppression system available at 725 psi (50 bar).
  • Great Food, Friendship And Family

    December 16, 2019
    Feature
    Gini McKain
    In the case with Otto and Carolyn Lienhart, their daughter Ashley and their silver lab Gauge, they find a lot of food for the body and soul, and a tremendous amount of joy and laughter on their new Sumerset.
  • Tiny Houseboat in Quebec

    December 15, 2019
    Feature
    In Exploring Alternatives’ video, Bonnie the owner gives a walk-through tour of her little home docked in Wakefield, Quebec.
  • Blow It Up

    December 14, 2019
    News
    Delta "T" Systems makes the decision-making process easy with its DC Centrifugal Blowers and Axial Fans
  • Booking a Houseboat Vacation

    Web Exclusive December 13, 2019
    Feature
    By Aimee Laurence
    Here are some of the biggest mistakes to avoid when booking a houseboat vacation.
  • Dock Box, Love Seat—What's the Difference?

    December 12, 2019
    News
    Most dock boxes aren't sturdy enough to sit on. Nor are they too comfortable. The Waterside Lounger from Better Way Products is both.
  • Floating Island Made from Recycled Materials

    December 11, 2019
    Multimedia
    Ecological Builder Richart Sowa made a floating island out roughly 150,000 recycled plastic bottles.
  • Light It Up

    December 10, 2019
    News
    EuroLED 95 Down Lights from Hella marine feature a low profile, European design that complements a wide range of interior décors.
  • Delicious December Dishes

    December 09, 2019
    Multimedia
    Curl up with these delicious Back Deck recipes this holiday season. Learn to make creamy hot cocoa, pigs in blankets, shepherd's pie, and dessert crepes.
  • 20 Life Hacks

    December 08, 2019 Published in the July 2017 issue
    Multimedia
    Austa Cook
    Here are 20 of our favorite houseboat life hacks that we personally can’t wait to try out.
  • Flush Tie Downs

    December 07, 2019
    News
    Cast stainless steel Accon Marine Tie Downs provide ideal anchor points for holding fenders or equipment in place while blending discreetly into the deck.
  • Write Design/Plans for Your Houseboat

    Web Exclusive December 06, 2019
    Multimedia
    By Jennifer Broflowski
    A major factor contributing to houseboat popularity is the ability for anyone to build one easily with the help of a design plan.
  • Safe, Dependable Onboard Power

    December 05, 2019
    News
    Internationally-rated systems from Hubbell Marine are one of the only CE-certified electrical shore power products designed for vessels voyaging far from home.
  • Preparing to Buy a Houseboat

    Web Exclusive December 04, 2019
    Multimedia
    By Kevin Devoto
    Whether you purchase something out of your price range or you aren’t capable of the maintenance requirements, your dream could turn into a nightmare without the proper planning.
  • Air-Dryr

    December 03, 2019
    News
    Everyone knows that musty, dank odor. It's a sign that mold and mildew have taken hold. Worse yet, it signals that damage such as rust may be happening. It's easy to eliminate the humidity that causes these problems with Air-Dryr from Davis Instruments.
  • You CAN Take It With You

    December 02, 2019 Published in the November 2019 issue
    Multimedia
    Janet Groene
    Here are some things that can go anywhere with you anywhere when living aboard. Consider keeping those you have and perhaps joining others.
  • Up Your Connectivity

    December 01, 2019
    News
    Glomex Marine Antennas' innovative weBBoat 4G Plus Internet antenna receives 3G/4G cellular and Wi-Fi signals up to 20 miles away throughout the US and Canada.