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About The Author

Lois-Author-Photo  Lois Joy Hofmann is the author of Maiden Voyage and Sailing the South Pacific, the first and second book in a  trilogy called In Search of Adventure and Moments of Bliss. Both books won first place in the Travel category of the San Diego Book AwardsMaiden Voyage in 2011 and Sailing the South Pacific in 2013 . Her 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, Top Dekk and The Log. Lois has been a keynote speaker for various organizations including: yacht clubs, optimist clubs, book stores and libraries. Lois is currently working on the third book in her trilogy, to be called The Long Way Back. When she’s not writing, Lois enjoys travel with her husband Günter to those countries they did not visit during their 8-year, 62-country sailing circumnavigation.

To learn more about Lois, please connect with her on her various social media profiles or use the contact form today.



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2011 San Diego Book Awards

2011 Winner in the Travel category, Non-fiction: Maiden Voyage






2013 San Diego Book Awards

2013 Winner in the Travel category, Nonfiction: Sailing the South Pacific

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Lois’ story, Force 10!, won Gold in the Solas Awards Cruise Story category










Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events and speaking engagements with Lois Joy Hofmann. Lois is available for speaking engagements and presentations for your group or function. Contact her for details, and download the Press Kit interactivepd2014 here.    

Past Speaking Engagements, Presentations & Events


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Publicity & News

Lois Joy Hofmann in the News & on the Web: Read Lois’ story, Around the World in 8 Years on   Author Lois Joy Hofmann Brings a Piece of the South Pacific to the West Coast Author, Circumnavigator, and Adventurer Lois Joy Hofmann Announces Release of “Sailing the South Pacific” and Spring Author Tour Author, Circumnavigator & Photographer Lois Joy Hofmann Announces Release of First Book in Nautical Trilogy         Read Lois’ story: Don’t be afraid to go out where the adventure begins!