• Coronavirus: How to Survive on a Houseboat During Lockdown

    April 30, 2020
    Tiffany Harper
    As more people continue to test positive for the coronavirus disease around the world, most countries are doing all they can to manage the spread of this deadly disease.
  • Versatile Steel Picks Shine When Precision Counts

    April 28, 2020
    Shipmate Stainless Pick/Probes from Beckson Marine have a multitude of uses aboard every boat, from functioning as a useful tool to helping make a cocktail.
  • 3 Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste and Pollution

    April 27, 2020
    Here are three tips from the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water to help boaters reduce plastic waste and pollution while on the water.
  • Start the Season With Clean, Protected Fabrics

    April 26, 2020
    Without proactive maintenance, boat covers, cushions, upholstery and patio umbrellas can lose their vibrancy and impermeable qualities. Iosso Water Repellent is the easy way to protect outdoor fabrics.
  • 10 Inspiring Houseboats

    April 25, 2020
    Check out this video from Minds Eye Design featuring 10 inspiring houseboats!
  • 8 Ways to Love Boating While Safely Waiting Out Coronavirus

    April 24, 2020
    Here are eight ways from BoatUS to keep the love of boating alive that could also make you a better, safer boat operator.
  • Dog Etiquette Rules

    Web Exclusive April 23, 2020
    Multimedia, Live, Own
    By John Woods
    Whether you live on a houseboat or you’re coming to visit for the day, if you have a dog, it’s vital for both their safety and the safety of everyone else that you help them stick to some important etiquette rules.
  • Raritan Alarm Warns Against Reverse Polarity

    April 22, 2020
    Installed on the boat, Raritan Engineering's Reverse Polarity Alarm generates an audible alarm that warns owners of potential electric shock, fire and/or electrolysis damage.
  • The Big Trip

    April 21, 2020 Published in the May 2019 issue
    Emily FitzPatrick
    Dawn Brodey traveled part of the Great Loop in her 1974 houseboat and she had quite the adventure.
  • Nothing to Do? Polish the Hull

    April 20, 2020
    Due to COVID-19, many boat owners have time on their hands. A great solo project is polishing the hull with a Dual Action Polisher Pro from Shurhold.
  • Home Sweet Dockominium

    April 19, 2020
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    Dock space can be an excellent real estate investment. Waterfront property can grow or even skyrocket in value. Your dock might even bring in rental income when you’re out cruising.
  • Life Industries Responds to Pandemic

    April 18, 2020
    Life Industries Corporation, manufacturer of BoatLIFE, RVbyLIFE, and AeroLIFE high-quality care and maintenance products, responded to a request from the South Carolina Department of Commerce to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the pandemic c
  • Why You Should Be Living on a Houseboat

    April 17, 2020
    David Collins
    Imagine waking up to the sound of the waves or just looking out onto a still lake.
  • Liqui Moly Online Tool Guides Boaters to Proper Lubricants

    April 16, 2020
    LIQUI MOLY USA has expanded its popular Oil Guide—both in app and online formats—to include its recently launched marine line of oils, fluids and additives in the US and Canada.
  • Cute and Funny Dogs on Boats

    April 15, 2020
    Please enjoy this cute and hilarious video of dogs on boats.
  • LED Pop-Up Bow Lights

    April 14, 2020
    210 Series Pop-Up LED Bow Lights from Accon Marine outperform old-fashioned lamps. Additionally, their unique retractable design helps protect the fixture from damage when not in use.
  • Now This Boat Has Traveled

    April 13, 2020 Published in the November 2017 issue
    Tyffani Hoff
    One boat, three countries, three owners, and one heck of a back story – that’s LifeStyle.
  • What’s Your Super Power?

    April 12, 2020 Published in the November 2018 issue
    By Brady L. Kay
    While Doug Bagby would freely admit he’s no super hero, his latest boat purchase might suggest differently.
  • Enhance Safety and Save Money

    April 11, 2020
    With a Retrofit Kit from SmartPlug Systems, it's fast and simple to upgrade to the safest and most thoroughly modern 30A or 50A marine power supply equipment available, while reusing the cable and saving money.
  • Make Boating More Fun for Kids

    April 10, 2020
    Diana Nadim Adjadj
    A few tips and tricks will ensure that both you and the kids have an amazing time on the boat.
  • Make Streaming Tunes Easy

    April 09, 2020
    The award-winning Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics is the perfect way to connect media players, cell phones and tablets for streaming music.
  • A Tax Write Off?

    April 08, 2020
    Joan Wenner, J.D
    Boaters are using, or some are considering using, their houseboat to conduct a business enterprise. Can they?
  • SeaSucker Turns Mere Fisherman Into Offshore Warriors

    April 07, 2020
    Not everyone is a pro tournament angler, but with SeaSucker's Offshore Warrior Set, they might as well be.
  • Nautical Aptitude Quiz

    April 06, 2020
    Ted A. Thompson
    Are you cut out to be the captain of a boat? Spend a few minutes to reveal your true Nautical Leadership Quotient.
  • Intelligent Adapter Corrects Shore Power Mismatches

    April 05, 2020
    The YQ100PLUS adapter from Hubbell Marine safely powers a 100A vessel from one or two 50A AC receptacles—especially helpful for cruisers visiting new ports.
  • 5 Tips To Make Money In Houseboat Business

    April 04, 2020
    By Donna James
    If you have invested your money in a boat of any kind, you will understand how expensive it is to own a boat. A houseboat is a different kind of boat.
  • Restoring a Showroom Shine

    April 03, 2020
    Even the most cared-for boat will eventually show its age. However, it's easy to bring back a showroom shine with BoatLIFE's two-part restoration process using PolyShine and Life Wax.
  • Queen of Houseboats

    April 02, 2020
    Terry Miller of Houseboats Buy Terry recently passed away on March 23, 2020, leaving a houseboat community and many others to mourn the loss of this amazing person
  • Staying Fit and Healthy on Your Houseboat While Self-Isolating

    April 01, 2020
    Jane Willow
    Many people are finding ways to adapt to spending more time at home, including following online workouts and doing bodyweight exercises. For those living on a houseboat, it’s a bit more difficult due to limited space, but there’s always a way around it.