Do you love houseboats? We love them too.
Who doesn't LOVE houseboats, as they have everything you want & need in a floating hotel style boat. They're spacious, filled with amenities, and great for entertaining family & friends. There are houseboat models available for slowly cruising through the lakes & rivers, or there's some models that can go fast enough to haul water-skiers behind your boat. You pick the boat that fits your lifestyle choice... :)
About the Author (and website)
After spending a lifetime around houseboats, they're still my favorite boats. I'm lucky
as I've rented, built, bought, driven, repaired, and lived on them. The website is created for all of you new, curious, beginner, and experienced boaters. Search our 1,393 pages
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You'll find our eBook collection below is perfect to fill that "need for knowledge" that you want in order to become a proficient captain. I've written them so they're easy to read, and filled with photos & diagrams to satisfying all boating levels.
All About Houseboating in 3 min Video
This excellent video piece is done by Julie who hosts the show at www.boaters.tv and in 3 minutes she gives an incredible summary view on houseboating.
It's called Julie's got a CRUSH on Houseboats and she provides an informative birds-eye view on the popularity of these boats showing the who, what, where, when, and why people love houseboats.
Julie's 3min video explanation on houseboats
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Free building plans for small trailerable DIY pontoon boats.
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