The last monday of May is Memorial Day, a time to commemorate and remember all the military people we have lost. May we one day put an end to this senseless loss of life.

On a brighter note, the last weekend of May is also a great time to relax and enjoy those wonderful houseboating moments with family and friends. What kind of boating activities do you have planned for your weekend?

Where to Find the Money?

Every year there's boaters upgrading or simply buying their first boats. When it comes to boat loans or finacing for that houseboat purchase, where do you go to find the expertise and great rates?

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4 Corners Marine in New Mexico

If you do your boating in the 4 Corners area of New Mexico, who would you turn to for your houseboat maintenance and repairs? This is where Larry Erickson our latest sponsor comes in, as his company offers a large variety of needed services and products to local houseboaters.

Houseboat Maintenance Repairs for Boats

Inspect It, Insure It, and Move It.

The beginning of the boating season is a busy time of year as I get hundreds of emails asking where/who/what to do in regards to inspecting, insuring, or moving houseboats.

So if you are in the midst of buying a boat, here are some links for where to find a Marine/Houseboat Surveyor, or who can provide Houseboat Insurance, or who handles Houseboat Transport.

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