Shantyboat Updates

Featured – Shantyboats, affordable houseboats, and other liveaboard craft.

  • Aging and Boats. So many boats, so little time.
    by Bryan Lowe on September 16, 2020 at 5:25 am

    Originally posted 2017-05-14 12:28:14.

  • Mini-Shantyboat
    by Bryan Lowe on August 31, 2020 at 3:39 am

    A Neighbor remarked to me this morning, “I see you are building another boat. It seems each one is smaller than the one before.” She’s right. This is my sixth boat build and it is, by far, the lightest build yet. That’s by design. Given my life circumstances, I need to be able to place

  • Escargot
    by Bryan Lowe on August 8, 2020 at 1:52 am

    Escargot by Phil Theil   Phil says: ESCARGOT is one of a series of small boat designs using pedal-powered screw propulsion. It was developed for cruising on the sheltered waters of inland canals, and to fill the gap between canoes or kayaks and motor-driven cabin cruisers. It provides simple live-aboard facilities for two plus one,

  • Forum: Shantyboat Idea
    by Bryan Lowe on August 7, 2020 at 1:46 am

    The post is from the internet ice ages.. 2006, but it’s a good discussion from the  Instant Boats Message Boards . “I thought I’d toss out my drawing of the little houseboat/shanty that I’m thinking of building for my winter project. Otter is based upon the Sand-Dab and Ugly Duck designs. I believe that I

  • Update from Capt’n Natural
    by Bryan Lowe on June 30, 2020 at 10:42 pm

    Originally posted 2017-04-05 04:13:03.

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