Welcome To The Howarths.Net

Glenys and I have had a few adventures in our life - skydiving, sailing, mountaineering, skiing, scuba diving, horse riding - we've tried most things.

In 2011, we sold our house in the UK and moved onto our sailing yacht "Alba" with the intention of cruising until we're too old to carry on.  We'll be updating this website as we go along - we hope that you enjoy the journey.

See The Alba Chronicles for a daily blog of things that have happened recently and The Glencora Diaries for a diary about our four year voyage back in the 1990's, cruising with children in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. We also have an interactive mapping section where you can view Our Latest Location and some of the Anchorages that we have visited.

Glenys has created The Galley Slave - an on-line cookbook showing some of her favourite recipes that can be cooked quickly and in a small space.  As we visit new countries, she adds new local recipes.

A link to our most recent photographs can be in our Gallery page.  We're keen divers and have created an Underwater Photos section where you can search our photographs of sea-life from around the world.

Clicking on any photograph will display an enlargement, clicking on an anchorage name will display the location of the anchorage in Google Maps and we've even created links to various creatures that we've photographed along the way - so if you don't know what a Peacock Mantis looks like, you can now find out.

We try to update the blog section every couple of weeks, depending if we can get a good enough internet connection.  If you want to be notified when there are updates then please drop us a message on our Contact Us page.


UPDATE  - Glenys and I have had seven fabulous years living on our yacht, but after a lot of agonising, we've decided that it's time to move on to the next phase of our lives and we're going to sell Alba.  If you know anyone who wants a beautifully maintained 42 foot yacht, that is ready to sail around the world (again), then point them at:  http://www.yachtalba.com.