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Here's our houseboat HOW TO page,
and it's filled with Tips and Tricks
information to help out the beginner
or the experienced advanced boater.

Curious to find out about HOW TO,
look for, purchase, dock, anchor,
maintain, repair, and do everyday
houseboat activities. From looking
for your first houseboat, to common
everyday maintenance, to more
advanced information and free tips.

A List of Frequently Asked Tips and Tricks

    Pre-PURCHASE :

  • How to find a houseboat FOR SALE ?
  • How to BUY a good houseboat?
  • How to find a Marine SURVEYOR?
  • How to find the perfect MARINA ?

    SAFETY :

  • How to use and tie different KNOTS ?
  • How to choose SAFETY GEAR?
  • How to CALL for HELP if needed?


  • How to easily DOCK your houseboat?
  • How to use SPEED, TIME, DISTANCE info?
  • How to properly ANCHOR your houseboat?
  • How to read and navigate a Marine CHART?


  • How to keep TRACK of maintenance?
  • How to troubleshoot ENGINE problems?
  • How to maintain the MAJOR systems?
  • How to SPEND LESS on your maintenance?


  • How to stay COOL or WARM on your boat?
  • How to ENJOY your stay on the houseboat?
  • How to SLEEP WELL while on the houseboat?

    HAUL-OUT :

  • How to PREPARE for the Haul-Out?
  • How to SPEND LESS on the repairs?
  • How to AVOID the hassle of a haul-out?

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