• Innovative Kayak Launch

    March 31, 2020
    News
    With Golden Boat Lifts' completely redesigned innovative Kayak Launch, it's easy to launch and recover with safety and confidence in less than 90 seconds, even from high docks and seawalls and areas with tidal fluctuation.
  • From The Forums: Do You Know Your Vocab?

    Web Exclusive March 30, 2020
    Live
    Recently on the Houseboat forums, one new member was casting around for the right nautical terminology for a problem she was facing...
  • Living in Luxury on the Water

    March 29, 2020
    Feature
    By Diane H. Wong
    Will the day come when waterfront housing districts are built on the Manzanares River itself? The idea of a home on the water is not as crazy as it seems.
  • Hand Pump Exceeds Coast Guard Standards

    March 28, 2020
    News
    Thirsty-Mate High Capacity Super Pumps from Beckson Marine remove large volumes of fluids from bilges, tanks, boat cockpits and other spaces quickly and with minimal effort.
  • Living On A Houseboat: Is It A Cheap Housing Alternative?

    March 27, 2020
    Own
    By Donna James
    We want our homes to be cozy, affordable, and nice to look at. Houseboats take this idea even further.
  • Quick Release Hangers

    March 26, 2020
    News
    Quick Release Fender Hangers from Accon Marine utilize an innovative design that literally makes setting the fenders a snap.
  • Improving Cybersecurity on Your Houseboat

    March 25, 2020
    Multimedia
    Jane Willow
    As long as your houseboat is connected to the internet, you are at risk of cyberattacks, which is why you need to take steps to enhance cybersecurity and protect your personal data from malicious attacks.
  • Houseboat Dogs

    Web Exclusive March 23, 2020
    Multimedia
    Jane Willow
    Most dogs will easily adapt to their environment and many will love the smells and new people and places that come with living on a boat, making them the perfect companion for land and sea.
  • Burn to Boom

    March 21, 2020 Published in the July 2018 issue
    Own
    After a fire burned down their first houseboat, Merv Aguiar and his wife Barbara were able to buy another houseboat and live it up again.
  • Small Space Ideas For Houseboats

    March 20, 2020
    Live
    Arslan Hassan
    Those who have experience living in boathouses know a thing or two about capitalizing on the small living space they have on hand. If you’ve got a taste for living at sea, then we’ve created some solutions for maximizing living in a tiny space.
  • AirWave Marine VHF & AM/FM Splitter

    March 19, 2020
    News
    Traditionally, each onboard radio requires a separate antenna. Saving space, time and money, the VHF & AM/FM Splitter from AirWave Marine connects both devices to a single dual-band antenna with crystal-clear performance.
  • Hope And Opportunity

    March 18, 2020 Published in the May 2018 issue
    Own
    Hannah Martinez
    The 89-foot Majestic houseboat C.C. Man III splashed across the cover of Houseboat’s March 2003 issue. Then 15 years later the same boat, now monikered Hope and Opportunity is a symbol of peace and sobriety for its newest owner, Chad Jansen.
  • Ready to Boat Launches on Boaters University

    March 17, 2020
    News
    Ritchie Navigation's innovative educational program Ready to Boat has launched on Boaters University, an AIM Marine Group property.
  • Convertible Raritan Toilet

    March 16, 2020
    News
    Most marine toilets are either manual or electric. The PH PowerFlush from Raritan Engineering can be both.
  • Kappa Speaker Pioneers With Sound and Technology

    March 14, 2020
    News
    Ready to rip on the open seas, the Infinity by Harman 6-1/2" Kappa coaxial marine speaker combines stunning visuals with high power handling and sensitivity.
  • Capturing Your Houseboat

    Web Exclusive March 13, 2020
    Live
    Jane Willow
    Recording the sights and sounds of your time on the water is a great way to relive and share your special memories.
  • Accessible Yet Safe

    March 12, 2020
    News
    Eye Straps and Lacing Hooks from Beckson Marine are the convenient anchor points for equipment-wrangling shock cords and netting containment solutions.
  • Houseboat Safety 101

    March 11, 2020
    Rent
    Joshua Hodge
    The nature of most houseboat vacations demands that you be prepared. Here are some tips for better safety on a houseboat.
  • Verify Connections With Ease

    March 10, 2020
    News
    Checking shorepower connections can be time-consuming. An innovative UL- and CL-listed Twist-Lock Circuit Tester from Hubbell Marine speeds this process by using simple LED visual codes to indicate electrical circuit conditions.
  • Get More Clients for Your Houseboat Rental Business

    March 09, 2020
    Multimedia
    Daniela McVicker
    Whether you’re only now dipping your feet into the houseboat rental industry or have an established business with existing clients and infrastructure, marketing yourself to attract even more clients is always a good thing.
  • Iosso Live Well Cleaner

    March 08, 2020
    News
    Whether generating a faint, musty smell or a full-on, recoil-at-the-stench odor, mold, mildew and microorganisms prove they love moist environments and thrive in them. But it's easy to get rid of these intruders with Live Well Cleaner from Iosso Products.
  • Downsizing? Avoid These 11 Mistakes

    March 07, 2020
    Multimedia
    Ryan Smith
    Whether you’ve decided to eliminate debt from your life or you're ready to live aboard, you’re now ready to downsize your home.
  • MiniShockles

    March 06, 2020
    News
    MiniShockles from Davis Instruments are bungee cords on steroids.
  • Can Houseboat Living Be Romantic?

    March 05, 2020
    Own
    Elizabeth McMillen
    Changing up a living situation would be a great idea not only to get back on track in terms of the rhythm of life, but also to give inspiration and motivation to continue doing a job, studying at university, and so forth.
  • 7 Best Houseboat-Friendly Places

    March 04, 2020
    Rent
    Molly Crockett
    We put together a list of seven places that are known to be houseboat-friendly.
  • Brush and Boat

    March 03, 2020
    News
    Slipped over the aluminum shaft of any of the company's Telescoping or Fixed Length Handles, Shurhold's Handle Mate PFD floats the tool if dropped in the water.
  • The Right Boat Engine

    March 02, 2020
    Multimedia
    Jane Willow
    The first step to owning an eco-friendly houseboat is to start with the right size engine.
  • Know These 3 Critical Things Before Getting a Boat Loan

    March 01, 2020
    Multimedia
    BoatUS
    Be smart consumers when it comes to financing a new or used boat. Here are three tips to help you avoid common problems when applying for a loan.