At the occasion of the annual premier writing and publishing event, The San Francisco Writers Conference, one of the vignettes that inspired Sail Cowabunga!, was chosen as the conference's 2017 winner for Adult Nonfiction. Stranger in the Night was the vignette that caught their eye. …
A family’s story of their 10 years at sea
Award winning author of Sail Cowabunga! A Family's Ten Years at Sea, Janis Couvreux is a journalist, sailor, mom, grandmom, traveler, and Franco-American, blogging at the Huffington Post and The Lady Alliance about living bilingually, crossing oceans, backpacking adventures, and raising kids outside the box.
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On land as well as on the sea, the shit will hit the fan. In a rush to get to work, the coffee maker breaks, your pants zipper malfunctions, and the car tire is flat. In my ten years of living on a sailboat, a typical bad day was a dragging anchor, a ripped sail, and our toddler throwing a vital tool overboard. At sea as on land, it always happened in three's. Those ten years impressed certain …