Category Archives for "Floating Homes"

Ice fishing shanty: An original tiny house

Some of the original tiny houses were not built for Instagram-worthy photos, but for basic shelter from icy winds and harsh weather. The ice shanty or ice fishing house (also known as a fish coop, darkhouse or bobhouse) is popular in northern communities where ice fishing is a major winter sport. This towable ice fishing […]

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Harbor Cottage Tiny Houseboat

Hey my name’s Jimmy, and I’m with Harbor Cottage Houseboats I’m really excited about this tiny boat. We build boats where the propulsion is optional – so we can build just a floating home, or a fully powered houseboat (with engines, generators, thruster, and helm); it’s totally optional based on what the customer wants. […]

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Drawn To The Liveaboard Lifestyle

He was new to the Puget Sound and real estate hunting had left him cold. Places in the city were too expensive and in the suburbs, only the cost felt right. On his first visit to our boat, he was fascinated by our life on board a 42’ powerboat on Lake Union in Seattle. “It’s […]

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