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What are houseboats?
Houseboats are larger size vessels frequently used for activities such as living aboard. These types of vessels can vary in size from 25 feet to 106 feet with an average length of 59 feet. They are built and assembled by a wide variety of boat makers with hull types including flat, modified vee, displacement, planing and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 401 houseboats for sale, including 8 new vessels and 393 used boats listed by both individuals and professional boat and yacht dealers across the country.
What are the best houseboats?
Some of the most popular designers of houseboats currently include: Gibson, Sumerset, Stardust Cruisers, Sharpe and Harbor Master. These builders produce houseboats models with inboard, inboard/outboard, outboard, outboard-4S and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel, electric and other fuel systems.
What are the most affordable houseboats?
Houseboats for sale on Boat Trader are listed for a variety of prices from a sensible $4,951 on the accessible end all the way up to $1,144,450 for the more lavish boat models. Models with more power can take motors up to a massive 2,160 horsepower, while the smallest utility models may have as modest as 58 horsepower engines on them (although the average motor size is 490 HP).
Why are houseboats popular?
Houseboats are popular for their moderate draft and exceptionally wide beam, attributes that make these boats perfect for living aboard. Houseboats are also popular boats for coastal, inshore and offshore boating.