• Happy Halloween!

    October 31, 2020
    On behalf of everybody here at Houseboat Magazine, we'd like to wish you a Happy Halloween!
  • New Veratron N2K Sensors Report Nav and Weather Data

    October 30, 2020
    With Veratron's NMEA 2000® certified Acqualink NavSensor and Wind Sensors, it's never been easier to add this essential equipment to any refit or new build.
  • Making Better Memories

    Web Exclusive October 29, 2020
    Steve Janes
    Jeff Hensley recently finished a year-long restoration project on a 2006 Horizon houseboat named Sales Relief. The boat is 20-feet-by-100-feet and was originally built for the owner of Horizon and called the Utopia.
  • With Prospec, Waterborne Concert-Level Sound is Possible

    October 28, 2020
    The JBL by Harman Stadium MW6520AM 6-1/2" high-performance coaxial speaker pair from Prospec Electronics delivers exceptional concert-level reproduction.
  • Great Food, Friendship And Family

    October 27, 2020
    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.
  • Beckson Lil' Dolly Moves Heavy Loads at Work or Home

    October 26, 2020
    The Lil' Dolly from Beckson Marine puts heavy containers on wheels, making for easy transport around the job site or at home.
  • Capturing Your Houseboat

    Web Exclusive October 25, 2020
    Jane Willow
    Recording the sights and sounds of your time on the water is a great way to relive and share your special memories.
  • The Reluctant Boater Website Goes Live

    October 24, 2020
    The Reluctant Boater's new website is a fun and helpful resource with videos, short cuts and hacks for power boaters.
  • Accon Drink Holder Secures Virtually Any Beverage

    October 23, 2020
    To ensure a beverage stays where it's supposed to, there's the Adjustable Drink Holder from Accon Marine. An ideal holiday gift, its unique dual-armed design secures everything from a two-liter soda bottle to a long-stemmed wine glass.
  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Boat Safe in Winter Storage

    October 21, 2020
    BoatUS News
    Will your boat be on a crook’s hit list? Here are five signs that may welcome a thief as well as simple things you can do to thwart them, from BoatUS.
  • Shurhold Brushes Take the Abuse Season After Season

    October 19, 2020
    Shurhold brushes are made in the USA to last season after season. Offered in a wide array of styles and bristles for specific applications, they use Shurhold's innovative One Handle Does It All system for fast and easy changing.
  • Hope And Opportunity

    October 18, 2020
    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.
  • Winter Boat Storage in the North

    October 17, 2020
    As boaters prepare their vessels for a long winter nap it’s time to check the boat’s insurance policy for “Ice and Freeze” coverage.
  • Flow-Rite Online Tool Simplifies Livewell Configuring

    October 16, 2020
    Flow-Rite removes the guesswork of component selection and the aggravation of incorrect or missing parts with its online Livewell Builder.
  • Why Houseboating Relieves Stress

    Web Exclusive October 15, 2020
    Austa Cook
    Houseboating reduces stress and helps your relax. Who knew?
  • Home Away From Home

    October 14, 2020
    Jessica Carpenter
    Tina Frock and her family have been renting houseboats from Seven Points Marina in Pennsylvania for the past 15 years.
  • 30 Years Of Fun

    October 13, 2020
    By Brady L. Kay
    The versatility and the ability to bring and keep families together has been the backbone of Houseboat magazine since its inception and it’s truly been an amazing 30 years and a milestone worth celebrating.
  • BoatUS Marine Insurance Catastrophe Team Responds After Hurricane Sally Devastation

    October 12, 2020
    The GEICO | BoatUS Marine Insurance Catastrophe Team is finding Hurricane Sally's sudden shift to the east just prior to the storm’s September 16 landfall caught many unprepared.
  • One of America’s Finest Old Houseboats

    Web Exclusive October 11, 2020
    Gary Kramer
    It's highly likely KV Dahl III's 1976, 40-foot Harbor Master called the SS Dahlfin is one of the finest old houseboats in the country.
  • Slim LED Strip Lights Reduce Onboard Power Demands

    October 10, 2020
    Efficient and durable LED Surface Strip Lamps from Hella marine deliver 250 lumens of bright, even illumination while consuming less than 3W. They're the answer to providing safe, dependable lighting with minimal power draw.
  • Houseboat Safety 101

    October 09, 2020
    Joshua Hodge
    The nature of most houseboat vacations demands that you be prepared. Here are some tips for better safety on a houseboat.
  • The Best Boat Winterizing Checklist

    October 08, 2020
    BoatUS News
    BoatUS offers boat owners a free online resource at BoatUS.com/Winterization. This website is chock full of winterizing checklists, tips, and a downloadable Boaters Guide to Winterizing.
  • 7 Reasons to Move onto a Houseboat

    Web Exclusive October 07, 2020
    By Boat Trader
    Whether you’re looking for a change of pace or a change of scenery, moving to a houseboat may be just the thing you need to take your landlubbing life to a whole new level.
  • Accon Pop-Up Cleats

    October 06, 2020
    At the touch of a button, Accon Marine's 202 Series of innovative Flush Mounted Pop-Up Cleats raise to provide all the holding power of a standard cleat then retract back flush into the deck or gunwale for a clean, uncluttered appearance.
  • Spooky Boating Destinations

    October 05, 2020
    By the Boatsetter Team
    Have you ever thought of exploring some of the nation’s most ghostly towns by boat?
  • Bracket-Mount Compass Installs Virtually Anywhere

    October 04, 2020
    The Helmsman HB-740 from Ritchie Navigation mounts virtually anywhere, making it perfect for everything from houseboats to runabouts.
  • Autumn in Antelope

    October 03, 2020 Published in the November 2017 issue
    Steve Smede
    Check out these multi-pronged Lake Powell adventures just a stone’s throw from Antelope Point Marina.
  • Don’t Get Scammed

    October 02, 2020
    BoatUS News
    Nearly all boat buying and selling scams involve emails and they often contain clues to alert you. BoatUS offers these common email warning signs to help prevent you from being scammed.
  • 10 Reasons To Houseboat In The Fall

    Web Exclusive October 01, 2020
    Austa Cook
    Something makes houseboating more special in the fall. Scratch that, several somethings do. Ten, to be precise.