Category: Houseboat Lifestyle

July 23, 2020
Build a Floating House

Welcome. You're probably here wondering how to build a floating house? Well you have come to the right place. Come find out how to build a tiny floating house as well as many other fascinating things.

July 1, 2020
Do you want to build a boat?

If the answer is yes then this blog is for you. And why not? People have been fascinated with boat building, especially building their own boats, since the dawn of time. Probably one of the first fights Adam and Eve had was because he wanted to build a boat. It’s a primal instinct really. I think […]

July 1, 2020
Building a Houseboat

There are opportunities in everyday life to learn about and study houseboats. House boats appear in many worlds, walks of life and cultures. Man's want to live on the sea apparently has no bounds. And can also be a bountiful way of living. In this post i am bringing together average people with the common […]

July 1, 2020
Dreaming of a Houseboat

Recently, I caught the bug to live on a houseboat. Actually, I’ve been having houseboat dreams since I was 18. When I was going to junior college, back in the 60’s, I used to drive right past the place that manufactured the “Surfside–6” houseboats. I would often stop (like every day) and observe through the […]

July 1, 2020
Solar Powered boats are Here

Recently I came upon some great new videos. The first one is a boat in England. Its called the Bauhaus Barge and it’s a “solar-powered houseboat. It doesn’t run like the wind, but it is powered by the sun! This barge is the very latest when it comes to solar powered boats. It doesn’t even have gas or other energy onboard. […]

July 1, 2020
Electric Boat

Electric Boat History Moritz Jacobi 1838 Professor Moritz Jacobi developed a 24’ electric boat for the Czar of Russia and carried 14 passengers down the Neva river at a speed of 3 mph. Born in Potsdam, Prussia, the German physicist and University lecturer was instrumental in the development of electroplating and electrotyping. Anthony Reckenzaun 1882 First electric boat record […]

July 1, 2020
Building The Recurring Dream

Some of us only dream, but when Than Monk, an artist and builder, had a dream he got busy. He started building a houseboat and what a houseboat it turned out to be. Named “the Recurring Dream” he launched the 24′ long and 8′ wide houseboat in August of 2013. And it’s been turning heads ever since. Its […]

July 1, 2020
The Narrowboat, a tiny floating house

In Britain, over the centuries, canals were built to join rivers and lakes and make it possible to cheaply move goods from one place to another. Although some canals were larger, the standard width evolved to just about 7ft. So, in order to travel these narrow waterways, “Narrowboats” evolved to fit the canals. These became […]

July 1, 2020
Building The Millie Hill

Is this the perfect small houseboat or what! The Millie Hillversion 2 The Millie Hill design by Sam Devlin is a complete package. It’s a tiny house that floats. It has a galley, a bathroom complete with a shower, and sleeping room for four. To build a small houseboat like this is within the reach of just about anyone […]

July 1, 2020
Houseboat Marine Toilet

It seems the smaller your boat is, the more you have to use your “head.” No, not the one on your shoulders. I mean the marine toilet or the houseboat “head.” And when installing a marine toilet or a houseboat toilet there are several types to choose from. The right system can make all the difference when […]

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