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A houseboat docked at the Haven Marina in

A houseboat docked at the Haven Marina in Port Washington (Aug. 6, 2013) Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

A look at the people and houseboats of the Haven Marina in Port Washington.

Interior view of the houseboat owned by Lorena
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Interior view of the houseboat owned by Lorena Arcos and Rodrigo Bernal at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View of the kitchen in the houseboat owned
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View of the kitchen in the houseboat owned by Lorena Arcos and Rodrigo Bernal at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Interior view of the houseboat owned by Rodrigo
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Interior view of the houseboat owned by Rodrigo Bernal, pictured, at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

The view from the upper deck of the
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The view from the upper deck of the houseboat owned by Rodrigo Bernal and Lorena Arcos at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Houseboat owners Lorena Arcos and Rodrigo Bernal relax
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Houseboat owners Lorena Arcos and Rodrigo Bernal relax on the upper deck of their home at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A houseboat is docked at the Haven Marina
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A houseboat is docked at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Houseboat owner Rodrigo Bernal stands on the upper
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Houseboat owner Rodrigo Bernal stands on the upper outdoor deck of his home at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A row of houseboats docked at the Haven
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A row of houseboats docked at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

The dock at Haven Marina in Port Washington
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The dock at Haven Marina in Port Washington houses 16 houseboats. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A row of houseboats floats next to a
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A row of houseboats floats next to a row of motorboats at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A houseboat sits next to the Haven Marina
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A houseboat sits next to the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Rear view of a houseboat owned by Nick
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Rear view of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View from the upper deck of a houseboat
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View from the upper deck of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View from the upper outside deck of a
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View from the upper outside deck of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View from the upper deck of a houseboat
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View from the upper deck of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View from the front door of a houseboat
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View from the front door of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster of the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View of a jacuzzi inside a houseboat owned
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View of a jacuzzi inside a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Stairs leading to the kitchen in the houseboat
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Stairs leading to the kitchen in the houseboat owened by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick
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Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster of Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View of the interior of a houseboat owned
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View of the interior of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster of the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View of the kitchen of a houseboat owned
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

View of the kitchen of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Interior view of a houseboat owned by Nick Cyprus, dockmaster at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A houseboat at the Haven Marina in Port
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A houseboat at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Residents at Haven Marina in Port Washington use
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Residents at Haven Marina in Port Washington use a wooden plank to access the dock where their houseboats are moored. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Eric Wendt, 23, lives with his father George
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Eric Wendt, 23, lives with his father George in a houseboat at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Decorations sit on the steps on a houseboat
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Decorations sit on the steps on a houseboat owned by the Wendt family at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

View from beside a houseboat owned by the
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View from beside a houseboat owned by the Wendt family at Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A pet cat sits outside a houseboat owned
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A pet cat sits outside a houseboat owned by the Wendt family at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

Knickknacks adorn the side of a houseboat near
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Knickknacks adorn the side of a houseboat near the dock at the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A houseboat docked at the Haven Marina in
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A houseboat docked at the Haven Marina in Port Washington (Aug. 6, 2013)

A houseboat docked at the Haven Marina in
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A houseboat docked at the Haven Marina in Port Washington (Aug. 6, 2013)

A houseboat next to the Haven Marina in
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A houseboat next to the Haven Marina in Port Washington. (Aug. 6, 2013)

A view of the water at Haven Marina
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A view of the water at Haven Marina in Port Washington (Aug. 6, 2013)

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