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The Latest in trailable houseboats, BOAT A HOME is the ultimate in boating and caravan travelling. The perfect solution to those who want to spend a weekend on the water or travel by road to their favourite spot and camp for the weekend or for a week. Designed to sleep 3 but can accommodate up to 6 for a day of fishing and cruising in complete safety and comfort on the water and also on the land.
The all NEW Boat A Home is powered by 1 x 40hp or upgrade to 80hp Suzuki four stroke fuel injected engine. Having the dual engines is also a option. With a unique design planning twin hull and all new wave splitter you will find the Boat a Home to be a very comfortable and a stable vessel. Motor along at a leisurely pace enjoying the surrounds reaching your destination is a breeze with a top cruising speed of 25 knots.
To maximise room Boat A Home combines the comfort of a corner lounge during the day & converts into a cosy double bed in the evening. Including a crystal clear 15 inch high definition LCD TV with a DVD player to keep everyone aboard entertained. Open plan living and sun deck provides plenty of room for the entire family.
The galley is equipped with a 3 burner gas stove, stainless steel sink, range hood and 118ltr fridge / freezer. Plenty of overhead cupboards and storage throughout the vessel, you will never run out of room plus a massive lockable rear storage area.
You will find the toilet and shower quite spacious with lots of room to move. Simple and easy to use cassette toilet with porcelain bowl and electric flush. Hot and cold shower with 14ltr hot water system and a 80ltr grey water holding tank with auto pump.
Plenty of room on the rear deck with a rear platform for boarding on and off when on the water. Easy access stairway to the sundeck for relaxing and taking in the breathtaking scenery awaiting you. With the shallow draft it will enable you to gain access to the shorelines without the need of a tender. Boat A Home is completely secure, fitted with front & rear locks, all windows are tinted & screened. Windows are furnished with stylish curtains or blinds.
The beauty about the Boat A Home is its lightweight construction and the ability to tow around like a caravan. No vehicle permits are needed as it has been built to ADR (Australian Design Rules) standards & towing requirements.
Boat A Home is constructed from lightweight marine composite and the pontoon twin hulls are filled in the bow, stern, port and starboard hulls with buoyancy foam which gives the hull positive floatation and excellent strength. Using a high quality vinylester resin on the hull helps eliminate osmosis. If mooring, antifoul can be arranged. Collision bulk head are built in every Boat A Home. High quality workmanship, designed for Australian conditions.
Boat A Home uses aluminium trailers which are lightweight and easy to maintain. Our trailers come complete with double sided stair case at the front of the trailer for easy access while using the Boat A Home as a caravan. The trailer has been specifically designed to be submersed for effortless loading and unloading. The dual axle aluminium trailer includes an electric winch, submersible lights electric hydraulic brakes and break away system which will give you piece of mind while travelling.