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Houseboats are larger size vessels generally used for time-honored activities such as living aboard. They have a rich legacy as vessels that are sought-after due to their medium-depth draft and exceedingly wide beam, attributes that make these vessels exceptionally great for living aboard. The average number of people that can be accommodated onboard houseboats listed is 12 passengers, with a maximum capacity of 55 guests and crew. Models with more power can take motors up to an extraordinary 2,239 horsepower, while more economic models may have as low as 10 horsepower engines on them (although the average power size is 271 HP).
Of the 258 houseboats for sale on YachtWorld currently, there are 36 new vessels and 222 used and custom yachts listed by professional yacht brokerages mainly in the following countries: United States, France, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Portugal. Over the past 30 days, there have been 56 houseboats listed for sale on YachtWorld. The average length for boats of this kind is 50 feet, while they differ in size from 28 feet long for the shortest, to 134 feet for the longest listed vessel. They are assembled by a wide variety of yacht makers and their hull types include displacement, modified vee, catamaran, planing and other designs.
Some of the most popular, masterful builders of houseboats as of today include: Custom, Gibson, Houseboat, Dutch Barge and Sumerset. These builders manufacture houseboats with inboard, inboard/outboard, outboard, outboard-4S and electric propulsion systems, available in diesel, gas, electric and other fuel systems. Last month alone, the top 5 brands with the most views for houseboats on YachtWorld were Gibson, Houseboat, Skipperliner, Stardust Cruisers and Sun Hing Shing.
Houseboats for sale on YachtWorld are listed for an assortment of prices from $14,900 on the more modest side all the way up to $2,746,598 for the more sophisticated yachts. Keep in mind the cost of ownership when considering your budget and the listing price of a yacht for sale.