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A Floating Spa

A Floating Spa

We are proud to present our latest design.  This boat began as an inspiration of a client who had been searching for a builder who was willing to listen to the idea of creating an on the water experience like no other.  The criteria for the build included two sauna...

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Houseboat Financing Explained

Houseboat Financing Explained

Houseboat Financing Financing a houseboat is no different than any other kind of boat. Whether you plan on just using it for recreation or you plan on using it as a liveaboard, it is a relatively simple process. At East Coast Houseboats we have several options...

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Houseboat Insurance Explained

Houseboat Insurance Explained

Finding the Best Value in Houseboat Insurance Houseboats Are Not Floating Homes, they are Boats. Under the law, watercraft have specific laws that apply to them. Those laws impose strict legal responsibilities on their owners. Your Houseboat insurance needs to cover...

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The Hostel Boat

The Hostel Boat

Hostel Boat While houseboats come in all shapes and sizes, what is unique about East Coast Houseboats is our ability to design and build them to meet any need and deliver them almost anywhere. Our latest model is called the Hostel Boat. The boat is designed to provide...

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Is The Riverlodge 40 The Ultimate Houseboat?

Is The Riverlodge 40 The Ultimate Houseboat?

The Riverlodge 40 We’re proud to introduce the Riverlodge 40 C. It’s a classic design built to be the perfect, liveaboard, vacation rental or weekend cottage. At 40’ Length Overall and a beam just shy of 14’ she fits in virtually any marina slip. Wired to work with...

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The Ultimate Party Boat

The Ultimate Party Boat

At East Coast Houseboats, we don’t have just one or two designs. Truth is we are a custom boat builder and while building houseboats is our passion, we’re capable of so much more. We were recently contacted by a boat rental business. They were looking for a boat that...

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Houseboats and the Erie Canal

Houseboats and the Erie Canal

Houseboats and the Erie Canal As boaters who have traveled the waterway for years, we have always wondered how we could share this incredible resource with more people looking to get out on the water.  With 524 miles of navigable waterways and dozens of existing...

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Houseboat Design at East Coast Houseboats

Houseboat Design at East Coast Houseboats

At East Coast Houseboats its all about customization. We treat each customer and their boat as individuals. We start the process by learning about the client’s expectations, what they hope to use the boat for. Are they planning on having overnight guests? Are they...

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Tiny Houses on Water?

Tiny Houses on Water?

I think that my interest in tiny houses came first from my enjoyment of boating. Unless you can afford a very large yacht living on your boat is very much like living in a Tiny Home. The more time I spent researching the Tiny Home Lifestyle and looking at Tiny Homes...

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Sales Tax on a Riverlodge Houseboat

Sales Tax on a Riverlodge Houseboat

Can Boaters Avoid Paying Sales Tax? Boaters who’ve heard about no-sales tax states such as Delaware or Oregon wonder if they could eliminate sales tax on a boat purchase if they simply buy a boat there. The answer is yes, but only if they use their boat in those...

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