Leaning or Listing Houseboat
A typical Three Buoys Houseboat
We recently purchased a 40 foot Three Buoys Houseboat and are trying to find out why it leans or lists to the driver side.
When we place enough people on the the other side of the houseboat, it takes approximately 1000 lbs to level it out.
Any ideas why it does this? Thanks, Tom. Reply - Answer
Well Tom, I can understand how you feel, nothing worse than a boat that leans or lists to one side.
If I remember correctly, the Three Buoys Houseboats have three aluminum pontoons underneath. So I would have to think that the driver side or starboard pontoon has filled with water.
If this isn't the case, than are there any tanks, ex: water or septic/holding tanks in those pontoons, than I would suggest emptying them to see if this corrects the listing problem.
Other than those two ideas, hopefully some of our readers will share and post comments about their houseboat leaning or listing experiences.
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