The houseboat is a vessel for travel and leisure.
Houseboat – boat for travel and recreation, including all utility systems, appliances and fully furnished saloon and cabins. In a classic American version, the houseboat – a symbiosis of the yacht and the house where priority is given to comfort and convenience.
It is designed for use on inland waters or coastal space restrictions on the height of the waves. The advantages of this type of vessels is undeniable – they allow its owner to travel and relax on the water, without abandoning their traditional way of life on land, plus have a good and relatively low, relative to its size, cost.
The houseboats are equipped with motors of various types: stationary or outboard, petrol or diesel.