• West Marine Kicks Off “Month of Giving”

    November 30, 2020
    News
    Retailer West Marine remains dedicated to youth adventures on the water, education and stewardship this holiday season.
  • West Marine Launches New 2020 Grant Cycle

    November 28, 2020
    News
    Retailer West Marine will open new grant cycle on Dec. 1 to nonprofits supporting youth boating, fishing and marine education.
  • Heidi-Ho: A Tiny Houseboat

    Web Exclusive November 27, 2020
    Own
    Natalia Green
    The idea of a pontoon boat functioning as a houseboat might sound a bit far-fetched, but Scott Cronk has found a way to make it work with the Heidi-Ho, a houseboat he designed and built himself.
  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 26, 2020
    Multimedia
  • Boaters Can Give Back

    November 24, 2020
    News
    BoatUS News
    For boaters wishing to make boating safer and waters cleaner, donating to the BoatUS Foundation’s “B.O.A.T. – Bring On Another Thousand” Giving Tuesday fundraiser helps makes boating better for all recreational boaters.
  • Old Leaky Ports? Beckson Has the Solution

    November 23, 2020
    News
    As ports age, lenses haze and frames and gaskets crack and begin to leak. Replacing them is what's needed, but finding an OEM part for an older boat can often be next to impossible. Beckson Marine has the solution.
  • Pigtail Adapters are Essential for Traveling Boaters

    November 21, 2020
    News
    Safety-minded owners whose boats have a 30A SmartPlug installed often don't know what kind of marina pedestal connection they'll find when they travel. For them, SmartPlug Systems Pigtail Adapters are essential equipment.
  • Qwik-Lok Overcomes Age-Old Hose Install Issues

    November 19, 2020
    News
    Whether for refit or new build, the Qwik-Lok from Flow-Rite provides fast, easy coupling/uncoupling with the assurance that it won't leak.
  • Teak Brite From BoatLIFE Restores Wood's Natural Beauty

    November 17, 2020
    News
    The Teak Brite system from BoatLIFE safely restores the wood's natural glowing beauty and protects it for months to come.
  • Houseboat Dogs

    Web Exclusive November 16, 2020
    Multimedia
    Jane Willow
    Most dogs will easily adapt to their environment and many will love the smells and new people and places that come with living on a boat, making them the perfect companion for land and sea.
  • Lots of Different Stains, but Only One Product Needed

    November 15, 2020
    News
    Boats have a wide range of surfaces that get dirty. That's why professional detailers and savvy owners choose Serious Multi-purpose Cleaner (SMC) from Shurhold.
  • 13 Questions

    November 14, 2020
    Own
    Colin Peterson
    We threw around several questions and got ourselves a better idea of what new houseboaters should be looking for.
  • Fusion Handheld Microphone

    November 13, 2020
    News
    Fusion Entertainment recently launched a new Handheld Microphone allowing for easier communication to those both in and around the boat.
  • 10 Things Marina Owners May Not Tell You About Living Onboard

    November 12, 2020
    Own
    Janet Groene and Gordon Groene
    If the houseboat is your only home, first make sure living on board 24/7 is permitted at all. Then note these things that may not have been mentioned.
  • Smaller Than a Flip-Flop, Amps Boast Serious Power

    November 11, 2020
    News
    When it comes to packing a lot of external power into a small space, few marine amplifiers can match the JBL Apex Series from Prospec Electronics. Smaller than a flip-flop, they boast up to 300 watts RMS.
  • A True Slice of Heaven

    November 10, 2020 Published in the March 2019 issue
    Rent
    By Brady L. Kay
    Nestled in the aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean is the nautical paradise, Angler House Marina.
  • Iosso Brings Back Lustrous Finish

    November 09, 2020
    News
    Over time, colored boats appear chalky and white ones dingy. Restoring the finish is simple with Iosso Products Fiberglass Reconditioner.
  • Houseboat Holidays

    November 08, 2020
    Rent
    Heather Magda Serrano
    William Lower discovered Houseboat Holidays back in 1996 and has been going back almost every summer since.
  • Comfortable Bow Light

    November 07, 2020
    News
    Protruding hardware on a boat can detract from its sleek foredeck, and is uncomfortable to sit or step on. The 210 Pop-Up LED Bow Light from Accon Marine folds down flush into its base during the day and flips up with the touch of a button when night fall
  • Marina Manners

    November 06, 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?
  • Iosso Protects Vinyl, Leather and Isinglass

    November 05, 2020
    News
    Vinyl and Leather Cleaner & Conditioner from Iosso Products helps prevent recreational equipment from aging prematurely.
  • Long-Term Protection

    November 03, 2020
    News
    Sanitizer from Life Industries continues to disinfect long after it's applied.
  • From The Forums: Do You Know Your Vocab?

    Web Exclusive November 02, 2020
    Multimedia
    Recently on the Houseboat forums, one new member was casting around for the right nautical terminology for a problem she was facing...
  • Compact LED Lights are Brilliant Update for Any Boat

    November 01, 2020
    News
    Hella marine EuroLED 95 Down Lights draw little power while providing clean, even illumination.