• 4ocean, SeaSucker and Boaters Band Together

    June 30, 2020
    News
    To stem the tide of plastic trash, SeaSucker's partnership with 4ocean offers boaters a unique product that stores the trash they create and find, plus supports an environmental cause.
  • Super Power

    June 29, 2020
    Feature
    The Houseboat staff was able to cruise around on one of the first Land & Sea RVs ever built back in the summer of 2018.
  • Redesigning Your Houseboat

    Web Exclusive June 28, 2020
    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.
  • Houseboaters: A Rare Kind Of Breed

    June 27, 2020
    Feature
    By Brady L. Kay
    I’ve said this before: boaters are some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. If you’re in trouble on the water, all you have to do is start waving your hands and someone will quickly make it over to help.
  • Tips for Renovating Your Houseboat

    June 24, 2020
    Own
    By Kevin Devoto
    With creative floor plans, designs and amenities, a houseboat can feel spacious and suit your daily living needs.
  • Boating Safety Reminders for Fourth of July

    June 23, 2020
    News
    BoatUS News
    The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has a few boating safety reminders just in time for the holiday.
  • Financing Your Houseboat

    June 22, 2020
    Own
    By Heather Magda Serrano
    Financing a houseboat can seem like a complicated process if you’ve never done it before. That’s why it’s always a good idea to consult an expert like Joey Gottfried, the regional manager of Newcoast Financial Services in Clearwater, Fla.
  • JMP Adds Four New Engine Cooling Pumps

    June 21, 2020
    News
    JMP Marine added four new models to its John Deere line-up. Better than the original equipment, the JPR-JD60IF, JPR-JD25UH, JPR-S7619 and JPR-S7633 deliver massive raw water flow to the high torque, low rpm powerplants.
  • Floating Palace

    June 20, 2020
    Own
    Back in our May/June issue of 2017, we featured one of Harbor Cottages’ 84- by 16-foot models, and this boat was nothing short of a floating paradise on the water.
  • Step Pads Provide Sure Grip for Enhanced Safety

    June 19, 2020
    News
    Wet decking can compromise passenger safety on boats, particularly when boarding or disembarking. Step-Mate All Weather Non-Skid Step Pads from Beckson Marine help solve this problem by creating a non-slip surface.
  • Bravada Houseboat in Seattle, Wash.

    June 18, 2020 Published in the March 2019 issue
    Live
    When you think of Bravada houseboats, your mind generally conjures images of Lake Powell since that’s where you typically find a lot of their houseboats. So imagine how pleasant a surprise it would be to stumble upon a Bravada in Seattle, Wash.
  • Reliable Floodlights

    June 17, 2020
    News
    Sea Hawk-R high-performance LED floodlights from Hella marine stand up to the harshest conditions to deliver bright, even illumination wherever it is needed.
  • Living With No Fear

    June 16, 2020
    Own
    It’s nearly impossible to visit a major marina and not find at least one Gibson Houseboat.
  • Unique And Innovative

    June 15, 2020
    Own
    When it comes to unique and innovative houseboats, Eco-Sea Cottages truly stands out. Back in 2017 we showcased three of the manufacturer’s different styles—the classic wood-framed, the modern metal-framed, and the all-fiberglass houseboats.
  • New Wash Mitt Cleans Fast

    June 14, 2020
    News
    Shurhold's new Chenille Microfiber Premium Scratch-Free Wash Mitt provides the confidence to wash the most sensitive boat part without scratching, and it holds a massive amount of soapy water for fast work.
  • 5 Reasons To Buy a Houseboat in 2020

    June 13, 2020
    Own
    By Kevin Devoto
    There are plenty of benefits to owning a houseboat, especially right now.
  • Prospec Compact Speaker

    June 12, 2020
    News
    JBL by Harman 6-1/2" Stadium coaxial marine speakers from Prospec Electronics are the ideal backbone to any marine sound system.
  • A Keller Homecoming

    June 11, 2020
    Own
    Over the years Houseboat Magazine has spent time with a lot of Bravada houseboat owners, but one of our most memorable adventures was with Scott and Karen Keller aboard their 80-foot beauty on Lake Powell in southern Utah.
  • Lasting Moments

    June 07, 2020
    Live
    By Heather Magda Serrano
    It’s impossible to go houseboating and not make some of your best memories.
  • The Loveland Family’s Adonia

    June 06, 2020
    Own
    Decked out from top to bottom, the Lovelands' Adonia houseboat is truly spectacular and makes for the perfect getaway on Lake Powell.
  • Marina Manners

    June 05, 2020
    Live
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    You may find yourself docked or anchored with only a few feet between your houseboat and the neighbors’ parties, engine exhaust, cooking odors, barking dog, barbecue smoke and loudspeakers. How can you be a better neighbor?
  • Nothing to Sneeze At

    June 03, 2020
    Multimedia
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    Check out these allergy-busting tips.
  • Doing It Our Way

    June 02, 2020
    Own
    By Brady L. Kay
    It started with tent camping at Lake Powell for Mark and Sandy Venuti, but now they've graduated to houseboating and they love it!