Now that April is here there's basically three groups of boaters at this time of year. You could be part of the lucky group that has their houseboat already in the water and are already using and enjoying it.
You may be part of the second group of boaters that has your boat on land due to winter storage. You likely are planning to start preparing or repairing her and looking forward to launch her shortly.
The third group of boaters are those of you who are in the market to buy a houseboat. You're likely searching and scanning the classified ads looking for the perfect houseboat for you and your budget.
Either way it doesn't matter which group your in, we're really glad that you're here and you can easily search the close to 1,000 pages of tips and information on the site.
If you're new to the Insider, we welcome you, and do enjoy your stay.
Safe Houseboating, Ian & Manon www.all-about-houseboats.com
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