Affluent Travel has been Transformed by Covid-19

Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Affluent travel in the South of France & beyond has changed.  Luxury real estate brokers and superyacht charter agents are adapting their offerings to cater for High-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth travellers whose travel habits have changed over the period of the pandemic. Bookings High-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth travellers have been more willing to make plans despite Coronavirus restrictions, […]

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Charter a Luxury Yacht for the America’s Cup

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

If ever you needed an excuse to visit New Zealand then the upcoming America’s Cup offers just that. There has never been a more exciting time to experience the coast and country New Zealand by superyacht and Ocean Alliance are in a position to facilitate that dream. The 36th America’s Cup gets underway on March […]

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Reeds 9-Language Handbook

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Here is a 9-language pocket dictionary from Reeds for all sailors. Using material from the previously published the illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages, and now in a handy new pocket-sized format, this illustrated boating dictionary in nine languages covers an the topics and terms boaters will need to refer to when abroad. The languages […]

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Canal du Midi – A Book Review

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Book Review Canal du Midi. The Ultimate Guide by Andrea Hoffmann & Hans Zaglitsch. A handy travel guide to the Canal Du Midi – the most popular waterway in France. Over the years we have cruised more of the French Canals than many have had hot dinners!  We have sailed as passengers on board luxury hotel […]

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Are Younger People Buying Campervans ?

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

There is a growing interest in owning campervans among the young. Since 2019, there has been a sharp rise in the number of people looking to purchase their first campervan. And here at The Howorths, we rank among them. In the last few years there has been a growing interest in campervans and caravans with […]

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Stop Campervan Theft – Keep Yours Safe

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

As Covid-19 changes the way we travel and enjoy our leisure time, there has been a significant rise in the theft of caravans, motorhomes and campervans. Thieves are targeting these vehicles because, in times when quality stock at dealerships is low, vans are commanding high prices on the black market and many leisure vehicles are […]

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Croatia Small Ship Cruise Specialist Prepares to Launch 2020 Season

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Now that Croatia has announced that it will soon reopen its borders to visitors, the locally based small ship cruise specialist Katarina Line is receiving increased interest in its cruises.  With travellers eager for the great outdoors after months of sheltering at home, the company’s bike & cruise programs are proving particularly popular. The tours, departing […]

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Multi-Generational Family Holidays Afloat

Monday, June 1st, 2020

The marine leisure industry is poised to experience a surge in multi-generational travel, according to many surveys, with families eager to reconnect after months of separation because of the government lockdown. European Waterways is already observing increasing interest in family charters on the company’s luxury hotel barges as Europe slowly opens for business again.  Their […]

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eScooter Rules Should be Clarified

Monday, May 11th, 2020

As Covid-19 ‘Lockdown’ restrictions ease there is a call for eScooter rules to be clarified There cannot be many superyachts that do not carry at least one eScooter on board.  Some have them for guest use but for many crew they are an ideal form of transport. But while eScooters are entirely legal in many countries […]

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Phuket yachting community helps out during Covid-19

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

The Phuket Governor has extended all lockdown orders to Apr 30. The previous orders were set to expire on Apr 26. The orders made special note that the health regulations in force to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 also apply to all boats, and that all boats except commercial fishing boats, traditional fishing boats, […]

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