Houseboats in Houston, Texas

Houseboats in Houston Texas

Houseboats in Houston Texas

I am moving to Houston, Texas, are there marinas in the Kemah area that houseboats can stay year round.


What can you do if a hurricane is headed toward your marina?




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Well, if you're interested in houseboating around Houston Texas, or in the Kemah area, than I would recommend that you have a look at our Texas section of our Houseboating World Wide page. You will find a listing of some of the marinas in the region.

To answer your question about what to do if "a hurricane is headed towards the marina" with a little humor, than I would respond by saying, "run for cover to a secure location". After the hurricane passes, find the telephone number of you houseboat insurance policy and give your agent a call.


Lastly, hopefully some of our readers will share and post comments about their Houston Texas houseboat experiences.


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Texas Marinas for Houseboats
by: Anonymous

Lake Conroe is one hour north of Houston. Waterpoint Marina is adding 24 new 50' slips and can accommodate houseboats up to 100'. It's a fun marina with restaurants and shopping next door.

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Houseboating in Houston
by: Anonymous

I have been looking into living full time on a houseboat again, however I recently moved to Houston and not familiar with the area.

I have been looking into the area and have yet to find any marinas with any house boats or even ones where people are living in.

Any suggestions? Locations? Marinas?

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Houseboat Damage - hurricane Ike
by: Anonymous

I lived on my 36' sailboat on Clear Lake (Galveston Bay) when Ike roared through. I tripled every line, added chafe guards, put out all of my fenders, rigged a floating boom across the opening of my slip, and put everything below that could be removed.

I HAD ZERO DAMAGE! None at all. (of course, I couldn't sail until they pulled the Lexus out of the fairway behind my slip!)

Very few boats in my marina had significant damage. I am aware of a large houseboat at Blue Dolphin marina that faired well.

You need a marina that is protected by land, not a wooden breakwater, or even a thin rock jetty.

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run !!
by: beached guy

Ian LOL !!
Yep, running is the word. The problem is that there are no places to run in that location with the boat. I would talk with other houseboat owners in those Marinas and find out if they have any solution besides the above :-)).

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Buying then shipping it to Belize
by: Steven

Is there any houseboats for sale moored in the gulf in a marina? And are there companies that could transport it down to Belize?

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