Since the weather in North America has been warmer than normal in the last few months, possibly it all means that we'll be houseboating sooner than expected. When are you planning to be on the water?

With last months edition we received an excellent response from our readers regarding the new format for the Houseboat Insider. The new format allows for pictures, links with plenty of great articles, and there's surely something for all types of houseboaters.

Also in reference to last months edition, the new addition of the "telephone support" for your houseboat questions has also been a great hit, as many readers prefer to talk on the phone rather than type in order to get their pressing houseboating related questions answered quickly.

Now that "spring" is in the near future, let's get all those projects underway and get those boats ready to launch :)

Safe houseboating, IAN.

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