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Winter Aboard: Insulated Flooring Idea

Winter Aboard:  Insulated Flooring Idea

From YOUTUBE:  How to make a simple insulated floor for your boat. Insulation and cushion make for a cozy winter cabin aboard Elizabeth.
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In the News: River Rat

In the News: River Rat

It’s a vintage article, but a great one. River Rat Andrea Buggey knows what it’s like to be a pirate. by BIANCA PHILLIPS   It sounds like a punk-rock version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn...
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A PREDDYGOODOINK: Setting Anchor Engineless, Absent Wind

A PREDDYGOODOINK: Setting Anchor Engineless, Absent Wind

A well set anchor is a good night's sleep.   Wind? Any Fool can sail with wind. It takes a Man to sail without it!One of our Snaggle-Toothed, Water-Rat FriendsSetting anchor under sail is a...
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Book: Living Aboard in Atchafalaya Swamp

Book:  Living Aboard in Atchafalaya Swamp

In the early 1970s, two idealistic young people—Gwen Carpenter Roland and Calvin Voisin—decided to leave civilization and re-create the vanished simple life of their great-grandparents in the heart of Louisiana’s million-acre Atchafalaya River Basin...
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More from Lifestyle

A Swamp People Houseboat

A Swamp People Houseboat

Our house boat in the real part of the world Swamp People A swamp people house!
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Homebuilt Erie Canal Boat

Homebuilt Erie Canal Boat

Paul Waelder spent three years building a replica of an Erie Canal boat. He and his family rented a canal boat during a family vacation and enjoyed it so much he decided to build one...
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Pontoon Conversion

Pontoon Conversion

From YouTube: SD Sea Moore. 24ft pontoon stripped and custom 8×12 cabin built using cypress tree from the Tar River.Special thanks to CR Moore! This is the most photographed boat on the Tar Pamlico...
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More Inspiration

More Inspiration

Houseboat “Platypus” moves under its own power from Cologne to hit village.  
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Winter Aboard:  Insulated Flooring Idea

Winter Aboard: Insulated Flooring Idea

From YOUTUBE:  How to make a simple insulated floor for your boat. Insulation and cushion make for a cozy winter cabin aboard Elizabeth.

Another Converted Landing Craft

Another Converted Landing Craft

Mid-1960s. The structure you see behind David in the first photo is the New Moon, the houseboat he and Barbara built in Sausalito and had anchored in Richardson Bay off gate five. They lived aboard, despite no running water – all the water had to be lugged aboard by rowboat. And, they had to row to...

And Now for Something Completely Different

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Trucks as Boats

I’m not sure you’ll find any ideas here you actually will want to use,...

Wanigan

Wanigan

From Big Annie:  The Wanigan: A sort of houseboat typically used during log drives...

Another Converted Landing Craft

Another Converted Landing Craft

Mid-1960s. The structure you see behind David in the first photo is the New Moon, the...


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