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What are houseboats?
Larger vessels called houseboats are frequently utilized for boating pursuits like living aboard. These vessels can span in size, with the smallest current boat listed at 22 feet in length, to the longest vessel measuring 96 feet, and an average length of 60 feet. These boats are designed and manufactured by a wide variety of boat makers with hull types including pontoon, displacement, monohull, flat and catamaran designs. Boat Trader currently has 349 houseboats for sale, including 59 new vessels and 290 used boats, listed by both individuals and professional boat and yacht dealers across the country.
What are the best houseboats?
Some of the most widely-known builders of houseboats at present include: Sumerset, Stardust Cruisers, Gibson, Bravada and Adonia. These builders manufacture houseboats models with inboard, inboard/outboard, outboard, outboard-4S and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel, electric and other fuel systems. The top two houseboats brands on Boat Trader over the previous 30 days were Burns Craft, Gibson, Home Built, Stardust Cruisers and Sumerset.
How much do houseboats cost?
Houseboats for sale on Boat Trader are available for an assortment of prices from a reasonable $5,950 on the most reasonably-priced watercraft all the way up to $1,620,000 for the more costly boats. Models with more power can handle motors up to an enormous 1,584 horsepower, while smaller, more efficient utility models may have as low as 30 horsepower engines on them (although the average engine size is 400 HP).
Why are houseboats popular?
The medium-depth draft and very wide beam of houseboats are well-known features that make these boats perfect for living aboard. Houseboats are also popular boats for coastal, inshore and offshore boating.Houseboats can usually hold an average of 12 people but can carry at most 55. Also, with 349 houseboats now listed for sale and 53 boats added in the past 30 days, Boat Trader is confident you’ll find the boat you are looking for.