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
A mother-son, author-sailor, presentation for the St. Francis Yacht Club's luncheon series.
Janis will give a lunch-time presentation about her career as a journalist and the history of her adventure memoir, Sail Cowabunga! A Family's Ten Years at Sea.
Occidental Center for the Arts will host Janis and an official book launch for Sail Cowabunga!