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What are houseboats?
Houseboats are larger size vessels generally used for endeavors such as living aboard. These types of vessels can differ in size, with the smallest current boat listed at 24 feet in length, to the longest vessel measuring in at 100 feet, and an average length of 60 feet. They are built and assembled by a wide variety of boat manufacturers with hull types including displacement, monohull, flat, modified vee and planing designs. Boat Trader currently has 279 houseboats for sale, including 32 new vessels and 247 used boats, listed by both individual owners and professional boat and yacht dealers across the country.
What are the best houseboats?
Some of the most iconic builders of houseboats presently include: Gibson, Sumerset, Stardust Cruisers, Custom and Adonia. These builders construct houseboats models with inboard, inboard/outboard, outboard, outboard-4S and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel, electric and other fuel systems. In the past 30 days, the top, most-viewed houseboats brands on Boat Trader were Adonia, Custom, Gibson, Stardust Cruisers and Sumerset.
How much do houseboats cost?
Houseboats for sale on Boat Trader are offered at a swath of prices from a sensible $4,000 on the most reasonably-priced watercraft all the way up to $1,575,000 for the most expensive boats. Models with more power can hold motors up to a blazing 1,635 horsepower, while the smallest utility models may have as little as 32 horsepower engines on them (although the average engine size is 440 HP).
Why are houseboats popular?
Houseboats are popular for their medium-depth draft and exceedingly wide beam, attributes that make these boats ideal for living aboard. Houseboats are also popular boats for coastal, inshore and offshore boating. From our current listings, the average number of passengers that houseboats can accommodate is 15 people with a maximum of 55. Also, with 279 houseboats currently listed for sale and 47 boats added in the past 30 days, Boat Trader is confident you’ll find the boat you are looking for.