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Book details
  • Genre:TRAVEL
  • SubGenre:Special Interest / Adventure
  • Language:English
  • Series title:In Search of Adventure and Moments of Bliss
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:267
  • eBook ISBN:9781483502892

In Search of Adventure and Moments of Bliss: Maiden Voyage

by Lois Joy Hofmann

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Overview
Every year, four time more adventurers climb Mt. Everest than complete a circumnavigation of the globe. Lois and Gunter Hofmann achieved their eight-year, 34,000-mile nautical triumph after turning 60 years old. They had set off in search of adventure and those rare moments of bliss, so difficult to find on land. They succeeded, and found so much more! Join them aboard their 43-foot Catana catamaran, Pacific Bliss, as they sail from France to San Diego the first voyage of their exciting and amazing circumnavigation.
Description
Every year, four time more adventurers climb Mt. Everest than complete a circumnavigation of the globe. Lois and Gunter Hofmann achieved their eight-year, 34,000-mile nautical triumph after turning 60 years old. They had set off in search of adventure and those rare moments of bliss, so difficult to find on land. They succeeded, and found so much more! Join them aboard their 43-foot Catana catamaran, Pacific Bliss, as they sail from France to San Diego the first voyage of their exciting and amazing circumnavigation.
About the author
Lois Joy Hofmann reached the top of the corporate ladder, retiring as CEO of a publicly-held biomedical company after a 35-year career in advertising, marketing, and management. She then completed her circumnavigation with her husband, Günter. Intrepid adventurers, the couple now embarks on more conventional travel with the goal of understanding countries and cultures that they omitted the first time around. When not traveling, Hofmann resides in San Diego, California, and Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, where she enjoys writing, speaking and photography. Hofmann is the author of Maiden Voyage and Sailing the South Pacific, the first two books in her trilogy called In Search of Adventure and Moments of Bliss. Maiden Voyage won first place in the travel category of the 2011 San Diego Book Awards. Hofmann’s stories have appeared in magazines such as Latitudes and Attitudes, Cruising World and Living Aboard. She has been a contributor to online magazines and blogs such as: Multihull Magazine, Yacht Blogs, Multihull newsletter, and Top Dekk. Hofmann has been a keynote speaker for various organizations and venues including yacht clubs, optimist clubs, rotary clubs, book stores and libraries.
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