From Bordeaux France to San Francisco, California, Sail Cowabunga! A Family’s Ten Years at Sea follows a Franco-American couple and their two young sons across the Atlantic Ocean and into a ten-year journey at sea. Through their adventures and misadventures, tragedies, and glories across four continents, the Couvreux family rarely had a dull moment living on the water.
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“A pioneering family adventure built on creativity, grit, ingenuity, and joie de vivre...”
- Peter Stein, Children's Author for Candlewick Press and Scholastic Inc.'s Orchard Books.
“What a wonderful way to be a family: A must read.”
- Philippe Kahn, Inventor of the camera phone, Time Magazine’s 2016 list of most influential images of all time
“One word describes this book, ‘Magnifique!’ This is a story of resiliency, teamwork, family, love and courage.”
- Keith Schneider, Assistant Chief, West Metro Fire Rescue in Littleton, Colorado
Janis will recount the "before" and "after" of Sail Cowabunga! and how the adventure and the story came to be, as well as answer readers' questions.
A presentation for the St. Francis Yacht Club's luncheon series.