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Houseboat INSIDER - the April 2015 highlights
April 26, 2015
One of the best activities in houseboating has to be to "drop the anchor" and spend some time in a secluded bay or protected anchorage. That's where the anchor line becomes a major player in that whole scenario.
How much anchor line scope is safe?
A commonly used "10 to 1" scope offers a good safety margin especially for overnight use. Therefore if you typically anchor in 20 feet of water, a "10 to 1" scope is 200ft, so a 300 foot anchor line should be adequate.
What size and lengths are found on houseboats...
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Here's some amazing reader submitted articles…Now for something a little different, we're fortunate to have received some great articles posted by some of our visitors and readers. Have a look at the links below:
* Diesel houseboats, and diesel boat manufacturers out there?
* Houseboat Battery Chargers, what's the best marine charger?
* How to not get screwed, when buying a houseboat.
* Houseboat Generator Problems, my Koehler won't start or run.
* New to Houseboating? Start Here. *
Here's some other important links to tips and information on buying a boat, transporting a boat, building a houseboat, insurance for houseboats, marine surveys, classified ads, and houseboat rentals.
Here are the Most Popular Links Below:
* Our "how to buy" a houseboat section.
* Our houseboat classifieds section.
* Our buying a new houseboat section.
* Our buying a used houseboat section.
* Our houseboat insurance section.
* Our houseboat loans section.
* Our houseboat transport section.
* Our houseboat rental specials page.
* Our boat plans and building page.
* Our parts and accessories page.
* Our wind and solar power section.
We hope you find the links useful, and do enjoy the website, IAN…
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