Best 50 foot Houseboat to Buy?

A typical Pontoon Houseboat

A typical Pontoon Houseboat

What are the pros and cons of a pontoon style houseboat? Should we get an aluminum or fiberglass houseboat?

What about floor construction, inboard, inboard/outboard or outboard engine, engine size, external wall and roof construction. The houseboat must have air conditioning.

The houseboat will be docked under roof most of the time on a major waterway in the U.S., and estimated water flow speed is probably between 3-5 miles/hour.

Thanks for any help.



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