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  Houseboat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A houseboat is a boat that has been designed or modified to be used primarily as a human dwelling.
Houseboats are common as permanent dwellings in Southeast Asia; in some other areas, they may serve more frequently as secondary or vacation homes.
Houseboats are very expensive nowadays in Amsterdam because of the limited number of moorings; this expense has reduced the likelihood that the approximately 2,400 families that live on the inner waters of Amsterdam will find themselves confronted by new neighbour boats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Houseboat   (468 words)

 Encyclopedia of Chicago
Houseboat on the North Branch of the Chicago River at Irving Park Road, 1930
Houseboats on the North Branch of the Chicago River at Belmont Avenue, 1927
Houseboats on the North Branch of the Chicago River near Western Avenue, 1927
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /browse/histH.html   (153 words)

 Houseboat Review - The Ultimate Cary Grant Pages
HOUSEBOAT is a comedy about Fathers and children, the romance of a man and woman and how a family heals after the loss of a parent.
The voyage of "Houseboat" is to a nearly extinct era in motion pictures when screens and hearts bubbled over with the warmth of original family humor.
The beauty of "Houseboat," as conceived and executed by Mel Shavelson and Jack Rose, is the beauty of a growing love and understanding, of an outsider's "intrusion" to help the emotions along and of the lightness yet importance with which the conflicts are handled.
www.carygrant.net /reviews/houseboat.html   (2267 words)

 Lake Shasta Houseboat Rentals, Shasta Lake Resorts
All Houseboats are equipped with swim slide and ladder, refrigerator/freezer, range and oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, gas barbeque, evaporative coolers and walk around decks.
Houseboats have all the modern conveniences and are available in 5 models that sleep 12-16 people.
Shasta Marina Houseboats are available for rental year round.
www.shastalake.net /houseboats.htm   (546 words)

 Houseboat (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Houseboat is a 1958 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren and Harry Guardino.
But she is actually an Italian socialite who is trying to get away from her overprotective father.
Was nominated for two Oscars, one in Best Music, Original Song for the song "Almost in Your Arms (Love Song from Houseboat)".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Houseboat_(film)   (185 words)

 BecBlog: Houseboat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The biggest and best houseboats on the lake come from Moccasin Point Marina, and the biggest and best houseboat at Moccasin Point is the 70' Millennium Deluxe Houseboat.
We use the houseboat as a platform from which to float on innertubes and drink beer.
One particular incident culminated in all of the houseboaters jumping up and down in unison at the back of the boat in an attempt to free the boat from the shore where it was wedged like a beached whale (no, it didn't work).
hyatts.org /BecBlog/Archives/000476.html   (940 words)

 Houseboat Trip Planner
There are plenty of regular utensils on board the houseboat, but disposables are a great timesaver when feeding a crowd.
The roof is probably the nicest place to sleep on a houseboat - bring an inflatable sleeping mattress and you'll be set for a little stargazing and a wonderful night's sleep.
If you are planning a houseboat vacation for next year, discuss your plans with family and friends during your current vacation and make a reservation before leaving at the end of your trip.
www.bullardsbar.com /id21.html   (859 words)

 Houseboat-Associated Carbon Monoxide Poisonings on Lake Powell --- Arizona and Utah, 2000
Maximum CO concentrations measured in the cavity beneath the stern deck on houseboats on Lake Powell ranged from 6,000--30,000 parts of CO per million parts of air (ppm) while the generators were in operation.
The preliminary findings of this investigation indicate that houseboats with a rear swim deck and a water-level swim platform are an imminent danger to persons who enter the air space beneath the deck or spend time near the rear deck.
CO poisonings also occur inside houseboats (3); 36 of the nonfatal CO poisonings at Lake Powell occurred inside boat cabins, and eight of these were in boats on which CO detectors had been disabled because of repeated alarms.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm4949a1.htm   (1466 words)

 Kerala Houseboats, kerala houseboat cruise operators
The Houseboats or Kettuvalloms of Kerala are giant country crafts, measuring up to 80 foot in length, retrieved from being lost to the State altogether.
The Kerala houseboats that cruise these emerald waterways are an improvisation on the large country barges which were an essential part of the land's ethos in days gone by.
Modified to meet a novel concept of holidaying, the kettuvalloms or houseboats are comfortably furnished with an open lounge, one or two bath attached bedrooms and a kitchenette, and are extremely eco friendly, merging smoothly into the panorama.
www.keralagreenery.org /houseboats.html   (941 words)

 Carlyle Houseboat Rentals
Houseboat Payment is required in full 45 days prior to boarding.
Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to departure are subject to total forfeiture of prepayment if the houseboat does not rent during your scheduled rental period.
Carlyle Houseboat Rentals, Inc. is not responsible for any loss of cruising time due to mechanical failure, weather conditions, personal illness or injury, and/or accidents of renter.
www.carlylelake.com /houseboatrentals   (273 words)

 Houseboat Rentals
Houseboats are available for departure on any day.
Winter and Spring houseboat vacations are a delightful change of pace.
On your return date, the houseboat needs to be unloaded, cleaned and returned to the gas dock for refueling no later than 9:00 a.m.
www.bullardsbar.com /id2.html   (630 words)

 Lake Mead Houseboat Rentals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A houseboat is a great way to see more of the lake than you could from a shoreside resort.
All of our houseboats come equipped with a full kitchen, including all the supplies you need to cook your own meals while on the lake, as well as amenities like deck chairs, full-size bathrooms, and air conditioning.
All houseboats are based from the Echo Bay marina, about an hour's drive from Las Vegas.
www.go-arizona.com /travel/lake-mead-houseboats.cfm?objectID=BE19B9B1-799C-4FD3-91C624C310F22333   (198 words)

 Houseboat Rentals and house boat vacations on the Mississippi River at La Crosse, Wisconsin
All other houseboat companies on the river will make you stay at the marina the night of early boarding and will give a training cruise in the morning.
Huck's Houseboat Vacations is the only houseboat company on the Upper Mississippi River to offer an operating flybridge on all boats.
You will be protected from the rain by your houseboat, summer thunderstorms move in quick and move out almost as quick.
www.hucks.com /faqs.html   (2941 words)

 Makere (The Houseboat) - Whanganui Riverboats
The Makere (an unpowered houseboat) was built as a stop over on the way from Pipiriki to Taumarunui and was moved by means of ropes being run from the banks.
It was permanently moored at Maraekowhai on the mouth of the Ohura River in 1904 until 1927, when it was again on the move this time to Whakahoro on the mouth of the Retaruke River, it took 39 hours over four days to do so.
The Houseboat had been shut down for the Winter months and only two staff members were on board who lost all their belongings.
www.riverboats.homestead.com /Makere.html   (147 words)

The Houseboat trips can be traced back to the purchase of this cruiser and our love for the lake.
It was the art of being in the top of the houseboat at night in total darkness and shooting water balloons straight up in the air, then waiting for then to return down.
The when it came to stopping the houseboat the towed boats would come un-hooked from the snap clamps.
members.cox.net /jwilliams112/history.htm   (1462 words)

 Houseboat Manufacturing with Three Buoys Houseboats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Three Buoys Houseboat Vacations began with one principal idea in mind, to design and manufacture the ultimate inland cruiser.
The houseboat charter marketplace was revolutionized in 1987 when Three Buoys introduced the 52' Sunseeker into the USA market.
Three Buoys Houseboat Manufacturers invites you to enjoy an affordable world of houseboat luxury - the options are endless, but the results are the same - the highest quality production houseboat available today.
www.threebuoys.com /customboats.html   (225 words)

 Sharpe Houseboat Dealers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Houseboat Rental Center is the #1 houseboat rental resource and your direct connection to over 300 rental operators around the world.
Roomy houseboat for 4 6, ideal for cruising on the...
Houseboat Association is an organization devoted to houseboaters everywhere.
www.iboats.com /dealers/m/sharpe_houseboat.html   (3467 words)

 Houseboat Rentals on Lake Buchanan in central Texas
If you have never spent a night on a houseboat, you are in for a treat.
The houseboat has a bathroom complete with sink and shower and linens.
The 36' houseboat has three sofas which provide plenty of seating and also convert into beds to provide sleeping space for up to 6 people.
www.highlandlakes.com /silver/houseboat.htm   (420 words)

 Houseboat Rental Minnesota - Ebels Voyageur houseboats offers rental, sales and vacation services in Voyageur National ...
Houseboat Rental Minnesota - Ebels Voyageur houseboats offers rental, sales and vacation services in Voyageur National Park in northern Minnesota, our house boats have access to Rainy Lake, Crane Lake, Lake Kabetogama, Lake Namakan, and Kettle Falls.
We have several sizes of houseboats from the ultra modern to very basic.
Our houseboats were created to be operated by novice boaters.
www.ebels.com   (318 words)

Cary is taking on the responsibility of raising his three children alone on a houseboat and Sophia, running away from her famous orchestra conductor father, is the maid.
Review: 'Houseboat' is a throwback to the kind of sweet, happy comedies Cary Grant did in the late '40s-early '50s, and it foreshadows the domestic comedies James Stewart and Henry Fonda would do in the sixties.
Filmed after Grant and Loren's whirlwind affair during the filming of 'The Pride and the Passion', the film was a bittersweet experience for both stars, particularly shooting the wedding scene, as Grant still desperately wanted to marry Loren, but she had already decided to remain with longtime love Carlo Ponti.
dvd24x7.com /b-houseboat   (1095 words)

 Acadia Houseboat Rental Information
All of our houseboats have at least 2 heaters so they are quite warm during the winter season.
No more than 8 people may be on the houseboat at any one time and no more than six for staying overnight.
There must be at least one person over 25 years old on the houseboat when it is occupied.
www.seattlehouseboatrentals.com /rentals.htm   (821 words)

 Egan Houseboat Rentals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If we are able to rebook your houseboat at list price you will be charged a $100.00 administration fee and the balance of your deposit will be returned.
Due to the boats' smaller size, Seahawk Houseboats are very easy and simple to operate even by the most inexperienced.
Houseboaters fill their days in myriad ways; shopping, browsing art galleries, visiting Indian reservations, enjoying summer theater, cruising or just vegging out on the sundeck, anchored in the many-splendored Kawartha Lakes region".
www.eganhouseboats.com   (1929 words)

 Questions about Lake Powell houseboat ownership.
They are the world's leader in houseboat manufacturing with a state of the art manufacturing facility as well as service and sales support.
If you were to add up the cost of $7,800.00 per week rental charges for a 72 foot rental boat in prime season and compare it to the purchase price of one of our memberships it is easy to see the savings after 3-4 years.
Our 26 owner houseboats will average $2,500 per year in maintenance fees which includes the launch and retrieve as well as the service to gas, water, and drain sewage, insurance, annual winter storage as well as a fund for annual or unexpected repairs or additions.
www.clearwateryachts.com /faq.html   (970 words)

 Desert Shore Houseboats Home Page
As the houseboat industry's ultra-custom builder, DSH has the ability to take on unique projects that are not possible for manufacturers driven by production-line timetables.
DSH is also pursuing a new "residential yacht" series of vessels, which strives to elevate the aesthetics of the houseboat to new levels while maintaining the interior volume and practical aspects which make the vessels so appealing.
DSH is actively seeking companies throughout the world that might be interested in manufacturing our houseboats in their region.
www.desertshore.com   (427 words)

 Houseboat Cruise in the backwaters of Kerala India.
Houseboat Cruise in the backwaters of Kerala India.
We do not hesitate to mention that our houseboats are the best in the backwaters.
But our houseboats have three, thus ensuring plenty of shade, cool breeze, and a better view of the passing scenery.
travel.vsnl.com /palmland/houseboat   (723 words)

 Houseboating Vacations and Rentals in British Columbia, Canada
What could be more inviting than lounging on the deck of a houseboat as soothing waves lap against the hull, watching the fish jump just feet away, as you slowly cruising past scenic shorelines of mountains, rolling hills and beautiful green forests.
Houseboats come in many sizes and have all the conveniences of home with many including TV, VCR, and CD Player.
Island Houseboats - Enjoy a houseboating vacation on the crystal clear waters of Cowichan Lake -- one of the largest fresh water bodies on the Island.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/houseboating   (1025 words)

 Why Choose Orca Houseboats | Houseboat Builder | Houseboat Manufacture| Houseboat Plans | Houseboat Design
You can have confidence that Orca Houseboats is committed to your complete satisfaction by servicing your needs from beginning to end.
The professional houseboat transportation company will ensure the safe delivery of your houseboat the entire way to its new destination.
All Orca Houseboats are covered under warranty so you can feel 100% secure in choosing Orca to build your custom designed houseboat, or supply your houseboat-based business.
www.orcahouseboats.com /pages/about_us/why_choose_orca.html   (926 words)

 Cliff's Houseboat Rentals on Lake Buchanan in central Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Spending the night on a houseboat is a unique experience that you will love.
The houseboat is designed to let in as much natural light as possible, with two large door/window combinations in both front and back, giving the boat an airy atmosphere with great views of the lake from every angle.
Houseboat vacations are very popular, so be sure to reserve your houseboat early.
www.highlandlakes.com /houseboat   (571 words)

 Houseboat Rentals on the Mississippi River at La Crosse, Wisconsin
Our 10 passenger Royal Series houseboats are the best equipped houseboats on the Mississippi with exception of our own Presidential and Trump Series boats.
All Royal Series houseboats are also equipped with a PARTY TOP CANOPY on the sundeck.
With sleeping for 14 this boat is sure to be popular for family reunions and revelers alike, and with the boats bow thruster this will be one of the easiest boats on the river to pilot.
www.hucks.com   (1135 words)

 Amazon.com: Houseboat (Ws Sub): DVD: Cary Grant,Sophia Loren,Martha Hyer,Harry Guardino,Eduardo Ciannelli,Murray ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
'Houseboat' is a throwback to the kind of sweet, happy comedies Cary Grant did in the late '40s-early '50s, and it foreshadows the domestic comedies James Stewart and Henry Fonda would do in the sixties.
The family and the nanny are planning to move to a guest house not far from the family of his late wife, but they need to relocate it to another place nearby and the guest house is getting ruined in the process.
The houseboat is offered as a replacement and here they start a new life - simple, with very little amenities, but full of fun, love and occasional soul-searching.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006IUJS?v=glance   (1639 words)

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