People ask if I live on a houseboat. I don’t! I live on a boat, that also happens to be my house. This is Lunasea, my 1970 Chris Craft Commander 42.

I have some information about how to get started living aboard if you are interested in that!



Salon (Living room)

Facing forward

Facing aft (rear)

Facing port (left)

Facing starboard (right)

Galley (kitchen)

Facing starboard (right)

Facing port (left)

V-berth (guest bedroom)

Forward head (bathroom)

Rear head (bathroom)

Master berth (main bedroom)

Facing aft (rear)

Facing forward

The views I am forced to endure

Facing locks, afternoon

Facing locks, sunset

How I look on deck

Attention: This is your captain lounging.



  • Length overall: 42 ft 0 in
  • Beam: 13 ft 0 in
  • Maximum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
  • Displacement: 23000 lbs

Hull, Electrical, Engines

  • Freshwater kept fiberglass hull in great shape.
  • ABYC compliant AC/DC system with two 30 amp connectors.
  • Twin gas engines, Ford 427-cid (300-hp)
  • Cruising Speed: 10 knots


  • Fresh Water Tanks: (150 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: (250 Gallons)
  • Holding Tank: (40 Gallons)


  • Depth sounder
  • GPS with Puget Sound charts
  • VHF Marine radio.
  • Racor Fuel Filter System.
  • Safe-T-ALert Gas Fume Detector.
  • Xantrex True Charge 20+ amp Automatic Battery Charger.
  • Binimi Top w/Camper Back and Full Enclosure.
  • Ideal H.D. Electric Anchor Windlass with 200′ of chain.
  • Swim Platform.
  • Propane stove and grill with separate propane tanks.
  • Dual 30-amp power ports both port and starboard.
  • Dock water hookups both port and starboard.
  • LED lighting throughout.
  • Haier clothing washer plumbed in master berth.
  • 12-volt 23″ Flatscreen mounted in master berth.