Preview: A 1955 Floating Caravan (aka Houseboat)

November 5, 2015

Avatar Maynard Bray

Here’s a 60-year-old idea that would work today. It’s lightweight, and the concept is simple enough to build yourself out of plywood. It even has an outboard motor well! This one is rather boxy, but with sheer, flare, and some other aesthetic refinements, I think it could look pretty good.

If Off Center Harbor’s Houseboat Design Throwdown has you all psyched-up about living in a floating home, here’s a post that might provide some inspiration:


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