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1989 45' Aqua Cruiser decking question.

Can anyone tell me the thickness of the plywood decking on a 1989 45' Aqua Cruiser houseboat?

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1985 Somerset Luxary Houseboat 14x62

Am Daniel Miller, Am looking for houseboat manual. I brought me a 1985 Somerset Luxury Houseboat last fall. I need to readied up

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Destination Yachts Dual Water Heaters

We just purchased a 2015 Destination Yachts houseboat ad love it. It shows on the controls that there are 2 water for fresh water and another

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Question, fluid holding tanks capacities

I just acquired a 71 kingscraft 44 houseboat What I am seeking is the capacities in gallons for the fresh water holding tank, the grey water tank and the

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Custom Houseboats built in Virginia


I am new to this forum. Just gauging interest and advice. The company that I work for is acquiring Carolina Houseboats and will begin manufacturing these

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1/4 inch steel pontoons worthy or not?

I recently discovered a houseboat frame with folding porches and 42 inch x 36 feet 1/4 inch steel pontoons.It is very well made and very heavy it will

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Sea Houseboat

I was wondering if this houseboat would be able to travel through sea. Thanks for reading.

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Holiday Royale Manufacturer

Deck was extended from original boat

Does anyone know who was the manufacturer of the houseboat titled Holiday Royale? There’s one at my marina for sale but the seller has no info on manufacture

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Water tank 1979 Kayot

Moved boat to a dock with water... but, I am not sure where the tank is actually. Very hard to find info on a boat a boat this old. :)

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hydrolic steering maintenance

is anyone knowledgable about how to bleed the teleflex steering on a 1978 Gibson std houseboat(steering on both helm and flybridege)

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Power Steering issue

Twin 120 I/O’s in my 1984 Skipperliner 42’ houseboat. Pulls to left at any speed above idle. Ran engines individually with the same results so I believe

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Houseboat with steel frame

I'm trying to build a catamaran using plywood pontoon based on glen-l's super huck and build a houseboat using steel framing for the superstructure. It

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Twin 120 I/O’s power steering issue

My 1984 42’ Skipperliner with twin 120 I/O’s at any rpm above idle pulls left. Takes excessive effort to bring back to the right. I have run each engine

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Does your washing machine water go to a holding tank or off the side of the boat

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89 Gibson

Fuel pump not pumping fuel unless I blow into the vent hose, back to tank, and I hold thumb over hose. Move thumb, pump stops pulling fuel. Ideas? Vents

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New house boat owner needs information

I just recently purchased a 1990 47 ft harbor Master. It had been sitting for about 10 years in a slip at someone's house. It was completely winterized

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Great Loop

I am considering doing the great loop in a 44' Kingscraft. Does anyone have any actual experience with such a trip. Most of the information I've read

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HVAC sucks in minnows

My fresh water intake for HVAC unit sucks in minnows clogging the strainer and shutting down unit. How can I stop this

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Identify My House Boat

I have a 1966 River Queen by River Cruise Inc in Muscle Shoals AL. I’m trying to get information on the company and the boat. All I have is a Data Plate

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Houseboat for sale in Key West with leasehold slip rights

Waterfront PARADISE LUXURY LIVING in Key West that doesn't cost millions! A boat slip in the coveted Garrison Bight Marina with an approx 1,800 sq feet

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Used Houseboat financing

Does anyone have info on a good lender to finance a houseboat renovation. My wife and I have a 2006 70ft houseboat that we have gutted and are planning

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Closed cooling system

I just bought a 1986 Hilbourn with 2 Mercruisers. How can I tell if it has a closed cooling system?

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What type of Fluid goes inside Steel Pontoons?

I am refurbishing a 1979 Masterfab. I have been told to use water soluble oil inside the pontoons, but can not get a clear answer if it needs to be linseed

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Breaker Panel

Any idea where a breaker panel would be on a 1979 Kayot?

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Town House

Can you put a town house on pontoons and 4 big poles on each corner ,there in the ground concrete .All flood town should look at this. Thank mate.

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Holiday mansion houseboat for sale

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Sundance houseboat

Hello fellow houseboat lovers I just purchase a 1984 Sundance houseboat. The house had only two owners and in great shape, I’m attempting to find a

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Good afternoon. I want to buy a houseboat made by FANTASY YACHTS. Year of construction 2009. For registration in Russia, I need documentation on the vessel.

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What is the best model of Holiday Mansion houseboat to use on the Loop and why?

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Fresh water hook up. Myacht

My myacht fresh water holding was disconnected and I want to replumb it. Don’t know where to connect it to. Need pics of connection to the tanks.

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Houseboat doors

Help! We are looking for a new or used aluminum (or wood) sliding door to fit a 65 high x a min/max wide-opening 30/60 with entering sliding tracks. Our

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Hello! I am moving to Maine and am looking to rent a houseboat for 3+months starting at the end of May or beginning of June 2022. Any ideas?


Drop ceiling repair

Hi, I had a leak in the roof and I have some damaged ceiling panels, wondering how to replace them

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1978 sumerset houseboat 14 x 58

Richard Bradford 4707461545 I am looking for a owners manual 14 by 58 Somerset houseboat

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Breaker Box

Does anyone know where I can get a breaker box for a 1996 Twin Anchors houseboat?

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Fun Country Houseboats?

These seem much more inexpensive as opposed to other houseboat mfgs., however I dont see many of them on the water? Is anyone experienced with these? If

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Can I add a hot tub to the top deck?

I'm looking at a 1999 Sumerset houseboat 18' X 96'. How do I know if I can put a hot tub on the top deck and if so, what size and where to put it? Thanks!

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Houseboat History

Would there be any interest in the history of houseboating? My dad, James Cron and longtime friend Frank Koplin started building Drifters and Stardust

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Desire to rent a houseboat 1 year before purchase

I live near Lake Travis and would like to rent and live-aboard for a year before purchase. I have not been able to find any accommodations like this.

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