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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Inexperenced Newbies READ THIS WARNING

    Over the years part of my focus has been to caution newbies on the pitfalls of purchasing old steel, and wood framed glass boats without having...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-22-2012 09:42 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Photo Posting

    The Manage Attachments feature is not working. While we sort this out you can post photos by clicking on the insert image Icon. It will ask you to...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-05-2016 07:16 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recent Posts

    I would like to call on First time viewers and all members to check out the "Recent Post" heading in the header bar. This will give you a quick...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 02-08-2016 09:18 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: All members and guests please read

    As many of you are aware the site was down for 3 days due to being hacked. Ed and I have been moderating this Forum since the mid 90s. This is the...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 01-06-2014 01:21 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Posting guidelines

    1. You agree that you will not use our forums to post any material, or links to any material, which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate,...

    Started by OLD HOUSEBOATER, 07-22-2012 09:27 PM
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  1. Bathroom exhaust fan

    My current bath fans exhaust through the roof, which kind of takes up a lot of valuable upper deck space. Has anyone seen a bathroom exhaust fan...

    Started by Endurance, 09-01-2020 10:22 AM
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  2. It is a done deal

    I am officially retiring April 3rd, 2020. Our house has sold - we are moving out this Thursday and closing next Thursday. We will split our...

    Started by easttnboater, 01-21-2020 07:49 AM
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  3. Houseboat moving

    I am thinking about buying a houseboat,but it is 180 miles away. No trailer and its 47' long. Anyone ever mover there boat a distance? Aprox what...

    Started by onebad06vtx, 07-27-2021 06:19 PM
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  4. Houseboat Capsized

    We had a very scary incident here on Cumberland a week ago. A sudden storm with straight line winds actually flipped about a 65 foot houseboat and...

    Started by Zilpo55, 08-02-2021 05:04 AM
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  5. Elsa

    I know Bananatom and several others are in the path of Tropical Storm Elsa. Probably too busy to read this, but I hope this storm passes quickly and...

    Started by Zilpo55, 07-06-2021 05:03 AM
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    07-08-2021 05:35 AM Go to last post
  6. Insurance coverage in brackish water

    Just sold our trawler and looking to buy a "coastal cruiser". For insurance purposes are these considered house boats? The boat that I'm looking at...

    Started by Seafarer, 06-23-2021 02:40 PM
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    06-28-2021 04:55 PM Go to last post
  7. About Insurance

    "Eo thon bụng nhỏ" là trăn trở của khá nhiều chị em. Nhưng với guồng quay công việc, gia đ́nh. Chúng ta không có đủ thời gian đến pḥng tập. Đừng lo,...

    Started by jirotheking, 06-22-2021 06:39 PM
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    06-27-2021 05:48 AM Go to last post
  8. Used Houseboat Sales

    I've heard longtime boaters predict for several years that there would be a shortage of good used mid-price houseboats, and apparently that day has...

    Started by Zilpo55, 05-17-2021 08:00 AM
    agen togel, togel singapore
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    05-19-2021 04:18 AM Go to last post
  9. Boat Search advice .

    New to the forum here. We are planning on getting back into houseboating after a 13 year absence. Previous boats was a 1980 Carlcraft and a 1997...

    Started by Sailormom, 01-13-2018 12:37 PM
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    05-11-2021 02:06 AM Go to last post
  10. Marina Fires

    I heard of at least two very bad marina fires during the three winter storms that went through last week. Stuff like this keeps me up at night. The...

    Started by Zilpo55, 02-27-2021 08:50 AM
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    03-08-2021 08:55 PM Go to last post
  11. Houseboats vs Traditional Resorts for Vacation

    Hi everyone! I'd like to ask for your opinion on what are the pros and cons of houseboats vs traditional resorts for vacation. Is it easier to...

    Started by AmberPH, 03-07-2021 07:34 PM
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    03-08-2021 07:10 PM Go to last post
  12. Winter Storms 2021

    How is everybody (and your boats) faring during this series of winter storms? Ice storms and prolonged frigid temperatures have prevented me from...

    Started by Zilpo55, 02-18-2021 06:42 AM
    ice, snow, storm
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    03-06-2021 07:01 PM Go to last post
  13. Lazy Days houseboat question

    Hi all, Newbie here looking to purchase a 1982 Lazy Days houseboat and looking for advice on what to look for. I have read the “inexperienced...

    Started by NC boating, 01-14-2021 08:08 PM
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    01-18-2021 08:43 PM Go to last post
  14. 2021 Plans or Predictions?

    Happy New Year! We didn't ring in the new year on our boat, which is usually our tradition. Too cold and wet. But I have been on the boat since...

    Started by Zilpo55, 01-05-2021 12:25 PM
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  15. Ham'n it up on the water (and I don't mean PIG)

    How many House Boaters are Amateur Radio Operators (Ham Radio)? Do you have stations on your boats? Can you show pictures of them? What type of...

    Started by Truckerbill, 11-24-2020 04:54 PM
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    12-01-2020 11:11 AM Go to last post
  16. Marina Manners

    We've been blessed with great dock neighbors since arriving over 8 years ago. Our current slip is next to a few families that have boated together...

    Started by Zilpo55, 11-13-2020 07:52 AM
    dock neighbors, marina manners
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    11-15-2020 01:09 PM Go to last post
  17. Famous Lake Goat

    One of highlights of this odd boating season on Lake Cumberland is the rise to fame of a goat. He apparently wanders down to the water's edge from a...

    Started by Zilpo55, 09-20-2020 09:03 AM
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    10-21-2020 07:39 AM Go to last post
  18. Question RiverChase houseboats?

    Hello all, Wife and I are looking at houseboats in central Mississippi. There is a Riverchase 16x70 for sale locally. I cannot find any info on...

    Started by CrawGator, 05-26-2017 01:39 PM
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    09-23-2020 08:29 PM Go to last post
  19. docked boat

    I am interested in getting a houseboat to live on for nine months out of the year.. It will remain docked, no cruising at all. Here are my...

    Started by mitchellp, 08-13-2020 04:46 AM
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    09-18-2020 09:36 AM Go to last post
  20. Towing jetboat

    Make the Most out of Your Washer Most people use their washer to clean only clothes, sheets, and towels, but this machine can do more magic tricks...

    Started by AndrewPayton, 08-27-2020 11:54 PM
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    08-28-2020 10:14 PM Go to last post

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