There comes a point in everyones life where you say to yourself, I'm due for a change! Hmmm... CHANGE, that could mean something different for everybody, it could mean that you want to change boats, upgrade, downsize, or travel with it, or maybe even buy a new one ... :)

In my case, it means a cross-country Road Trip, all about Houseboats. I have been building the website non-stop for 5 years, and you have all contributed to the site achieving over 1/2 million readers & visitors a year.

During this past summer I realized that the numbers and letters on my keyboard have completely worn off. After some serious consideration, I have decided to take the website "out on the road".

Since you all know that I love boating and especially houseboats, I feel that I "need" to get out of the office and meet the people, places and businesses that make houseboating one of the best recreational activities around.

Don't worry, the website will still be constantly updated, however you can now Follow Us & the Road Trip on this once-in-a lifetime adventure... :)

Wish me luck, follow the trip, and hopefully we cross paths, IAN.

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