• 10 Inspiring Houseboats

    June 29, 2021
    Multimedia
    Check out this video from Minds Eye Design featuring 10 inspiring houseboats!
  • Accon Pivot Simplifies Lifting Hardware Installation

    June 28, 2021
    News
    The new 209-PA Pivot Attachment from Accon Marine overcomes tricky situations by allowing minor alignment variances between hardware components.
  • The Gift of Houseboating

    June 27, 2021
    Live
    By Brady L. Kay
    There’s something about houseboating that insists, practically and emotionally, that it be done in the company of others. It’s a shared adventure.
  • Rebuild a Pump With a JMP Service Kit for Serious Savings

    June 26, 2021
    News
    With a raw water engine cooling pump, it's rarely the expensive cast and machined bronze body that needs replacing. That's why Major and Minor Service Kits from JMP Corporation make so much sense.
  • Marina Manners

    June 25, 2021
    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?
  • Top Boating Tips to Safely Navigate Busy Fourth of July Festivities

    June 24, 2021
    Multimedia
    Water Sports Foundation
    Throughout the country, boaters are expected to cruise to popular gathering spots this Fourth of July weekend with friends and family, with plans to raft up, drop anchor and swim, enjoy barbecues and cap off festivities with spectacular fireworks celebrat
  • Trumpet Horns Produce Volume While Adding Style

    June 23, 2021
    News
    Not only do Deluxe All Stainless Steel Trumpet Horns from Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products produce a serious, attention-grabbing tone, but they also add a luxurious nautical appearance to any boat style.
  • From Start To Finish

    June 22, 2021
    Own
    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.
  • Southern Hospitality

    June 20, 2021
    Own
    Gini McKain
    Not far from the main part of the lake at the Mermentaw River campground in Louisiana is Jeff LeBlanc, relaxing on his 45-foot Destination Yacht.
  • Weighty Matters

    June 19, 2021
    Feature
    Janet Groene, with Gordon Groene
    It’s only human nature that you, as a liveaboard, carry too much stuff on board. Here are some tips to lighten the load.
  • Capturing Your Houseboat

    Web Exclusive June 18, 2021
    Multimedia
    Jane Willow
    Recording the sights and sounds of your time on the water is a great way to relive and share your special memories.
  • Pro Polish Wax & Sealant Is in It for the Long Haul

    June 17, 2021
    News
    Shurhold Pro Polish Wax & Sealant protects against the ravages of sun and a harsh marine environment, and provides a long-lasting, high-gloss shine that lasts for months.
  • Tips for Renovating Your Houseboat

    June 16, 2021
    Own
    By Kevin Devoto
    With creative floor plans, designs and amenities, a houseboat can feel spacious and suit your daily living needs.
  • New Compact Speakers Elevate the Soundstage

    June 15, 2021
    News
    The new Milennia MIL-S3501 3-1/2" Full-range Speakers from Prospec Electronics are the ideal small-sized solution for powerful, immersive sound.
  • Booking a Houseboat Vacation

    Web Exclusive June 14, 2021
    Rent
    By Aimee Laurence
    Here are some of the biggest mistakes to avoid when booking a houseboat vacation.
  • Making Better Memories

    Web Exclusive June 12, 2021
    Own
    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.
  • Racing and Recreational PWC Owners Choose LIQUI MOLY

    June 11, 2021
    News
    With LIQUI MOLY Marine PWC Oil and Marine 4T Shooter, recreational riders can share in the performance benefits while keeping their four-stroke personal watercraft in top-running condition.
  • Locking Through History

    June 10, 2021
    Rent
    Vanessa Oler
    “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime thing,” said Glenn Staudigel. “Like going up the Grand Canyon. I tell everybody about it and you’ve just got to get a group of people together and do the Erie Canal.”
  • Best Houseboating Lakes in the United States

    June 08, 2021
    Rent
    After asking avid houseboating fans which were their favorite lakes to houseboat on, the votes revealed the truth about which lakes really are the best.
  • Peace of Mind: The Perfect Boating Father’s Day Gift

    June 05, 2021
    News
    The Siren 3 Pro from Connected Boat leader Siren Marine is the ideal Father’s Day gift for boaters.
  • Hope And Opportunity

    June 04, 2021
    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.
  • Financing Your Houseboat

    June 03, 2021
    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.
  • Prospec Debuts Infinity Wake Series of Stereos

    June 02, 2021
    News
    The Infinity by Harman WAKE Series of source units is all about a new design for the brand, without any sacrifice to audio quality.
  • Protecting Our Most Precious

    June 01, 2021 Published in the July 2019 issue
    Multimedia
    Janet Groene
    Check out these tips to protect kids, cats and dogs from the unique hazards of living on the water.