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Cleaning the inside houseboat hull, there's a stale foul water smell

Our houseboats air conditioning condenser pump failed. By the time we knew there was a problem there is quite a smell of stale water. The water accumulated

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Remolding a Sumerset houseboat

We are in the process of remodeling our 89 Sumerset houseboat. We have everything about figured out, but have a couple of things left. How do you replace

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Houseboat trailer plans, or measurements.

I have just bought a 50' Sunseeker made by Three Buoys. I'm looking for plans if anybody has any, or pics for a trailer. This boat has a full hull and

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Central Air, Cool & Heat Thermopumps for Houseboats

We have recently bought our first houseboat, a 1984, 14x60 Sumerset Houseboat with a roof cooling unit that is adequate for most of the hot season. I'm

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Small Houseboat Bathrooms - need head space for toilets on house boats?

When it comes to small houseboat bathrooms, we really need more space for a head, or a toilet on house boats. I am thinking of knocking out a wall and

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Floating Home Houseboat Cottages - the new affordable house boats

Floating Home Houseboat Cottages - these new house boats are affordable

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Houseboat Hull Designs - choose a conventional hull or pontoon house boats?

When it comes to houseboat hull designs, do we choose a conventional hull design, or a pontoon boat style? We are looking at a Bluewater houseboat with

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Wind and Solar Powered Houseboats are Green Living, Clean, Free Energy

Are Green Solar Powered Houseboats for You? Use Green Energy for your House Boat Living Power needs

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Winter Houseboats - can a house boat freeze in the water, or in frozen lakes?

Looking at winter houseboats, can a house boat freeze or stay in the water in a cold frozen lake during the winter months? I have a 37 ft steel River

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Building An Amphibious Houseboat

We're building an amphibious houseboat by basically merging a 1967 steel houseboat with a large tractor chassis. It's certainly not your traditional houseboat,

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Water infiltration, and rear deck extension on a houseboat

I have a water infiltration problem, and I am considering building a rear deck extension for our houseboat. I have a 1976 Gibson 36 standard, and I have

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Houseboat Rebuild - what about height, weight, and bouyancy?

I am rebuilding and redesigning a 1971, 25 foot Yukon Delta houseboat. I will be tearing it down to the fiberglass transom shell, rebuilding the stern,

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Houseboat noises - loud hum sound running 12V lights?

We have a 1997 Catamaran Cruiser Aquacruiser houseboat we bought used almost 2 years ago. The boat stays hooked up to shore power in the slip 24/7.

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Inline hot water heaters for houseboats

I have been reading all the post and like all the info and website. I have been looking for a houseboat project for a year now and found a 1974 Boatel.

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My houseboat has a Westerbeke generator, I need some advice?

I have a 12.5 Westerbeke generator and there is no exhaust coming out the exhaust port. It is coming out of the water exit port. Also it works fine under

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Houseboat Marine Survey - Condition & Repairs - Buy "As Is"

We just got a pre-purchase houseboat survey done, and there's repairs to do, and in poor condition. Should we buy the houseboat as is? We are newbies

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Is BOAT US good for houseboats?

Is BOAT US membership good for a houseboat? Yes, it has towing, fuel delivery, battery boost, etc

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Houseboat Buyers Beware: big issues and need help

Houseboat buyers beware, as I have big issues and need some help. I'm a first time houseboat owner (and last time). I bought a houseboat from a guy who

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Looking for a travel cruising shipmate, are you up for a houseboat trip adventure?

I am looking for a travel companion for a houseboat trip & adventure of a lifetime. I'm heading out from the Minnesota & Wisconsin area, and going down

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Re-powering a twin engine houseboat with outboards

I'm considering purchasing a houseboat and re-powering with twin outboards. Does anyone have any insight, experience, or advice on this? I have my eye

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What size generator for my houseboat?

I have recently purchased and remodeled a 11 x 40 1975 Captain's Craft houseboat and need a generator to help power the A/C and fridge. What is the minimum

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Replacing the zinc anodes on our houseboat

I have a 47 foot Kenner Suwanee with a Volvo AQ 271c v-8 sterndrive which I am restoring, however it is in pretty good shape. I have 3 batteries, one

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Build your own Houseboat - Any plans for house boats, and a man's dog?

I'm looking for plans to build your own houseboat. I am thinking of building my own boat, a basic man's boat, for me and my dog. It would be used only

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TOP 5 Reasons to Get a Houseboat

Top 5 Reasons to get a houseboat, how to profit and enjoy your boat for first time buyers

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Houseboat Props boat propellers for high thrust, more reverse and stopping

Houseboat Props boat propellers for high thrust, more reverse and stopping

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Bilge Water Level Alarm System for Houseboats

An alarm system for houseboats that monitors 24/7 and notifies of high bilge water levels

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Wacky Wooden Houseboats: wood house builders

These houseboat builders know how to hit the spot! Not only do they use high quality and ecologically friendly materials, they design their solar powered

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Houseboat Roof Vents remove holding tank odors with air flow

Houseboat Roof Vents: remove that foul smelling holding tank odors with air flow

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House Boat Zippers - repair bimini, boat canvas, clear vinyl enclosure

Repair House Boat Zippers - bimini, boat canvas, party tops, clear vinyl enclosure

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Marine Electric Toilets with macerator, 12v dual function pump

Shop Marine Electric Toilets for houseboats, with free shipping and low discount prices

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The houseboat climate control survival guide

The survival guide to houseboat air conditioning, thermopumps, heat pumps, and marine AC

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Houseboat Hammocks - swing on a hammock, relaxing on house boats.

When it comes to houseboat hammocks, or to swing on a hammock, it surely is best way to totally relax on house boats. I first got a taste of hammocks

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Houseboat Maintenance Tips for aluminum, wood, steel, and fiberglass hulls

When it comes to the pros and cons of the perfect houseboat hull material, the jury is still out. Now if you look at what materials have become popular,

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Newbie Houseboat Warning - Money Saving Tips on Buying House Boats!

When it comes to Newbie Houseboat Warnings, here's some money saving tips on buying house boats. This comes from 50+ years of boating experience, and is

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Pontoon Houseboat Floatation - any damage or sinking protection?

Looking at floatation on a pontoon houseboat, and wonder about protection from damage or sinking if a pontoon ruptures? I am building a pontoon houseboat,

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Building a Trailerable Pontoon Houseboat

Do you build a trailerable pontoon houseboat, or should you buy a trailerable pontoon houseboat? 1. Why.....My wife and I have been wanting to do a

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Boat Insurance - any tips to find and reduce houseboat insurance premiums

We're looking for some boat insurance, and we wonder if you have any tips to help get our houseboat insured? We have been getting different results from

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The Houseboat Buying Tips to read before you buy a boat

The houseboat buying tips to read before you buy a boat. See how to not overpay, and not get taken

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Houseboat Insurance companies, tips, and sources for insuring house boats.

Houseboat Insurance Company Sources and Tips from Houseboaters for Insuring House Boats, and How to Insure Properly.

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The latest in Houseboat News and Articles about House Boats

Houseboat News and Articles about House Boats from around the World.

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