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Wendy Hinman @Book Lovers Night Out, Thursday February 18

https://www.bainbridgepubliclibrary.org/book-lovers-night-out.aspx Featuring George Shannon, a favorite children’s storyteller and librarian, will feature Wendy Hinman, who lived her swashbuckling tale Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire; Nancy Horan, famed historical fiction author of Loving Frank and Under the Wide … Continue reading

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“A whale of a tale!” #Bookreview in Marianas Variety Newspaper

“A whale of a tale! Hinman adeptly takes readers on a vividly detailed journey. Enjoy Tightwads On the Loose. You’ll thank me.” “The book is entitled “Tightwads on the Loose: A Seven Year Pacific Odyssey” by Wendy Hinman and was … Continue reading

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Seattle Boat Virtual Show 2021: Cruising the Inside Passage to Alaska with Wendy Hinman

Learn the ins and outs of Cruising the Inside Passage through British Columbia to Alaska with Wendy Hinman at the Seattle Virtual Boat Show. Wendy Hinman will share highlights cruising to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back. These remote cruising grounds … Continue reading

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Book Event: Take a Virtual Vacation While Supporting Ventura County Library

Take a virtual vacation with adventurer, speaker, and award-winning author WENDY HINMAN Tightwads on the Loose is a popular travel adventure book about the 7-year, 34,000-mile voyage she took with her husband aboard a small, violently rocking sailboat where she … Continue reading

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The Virtual Wooden Boat Festival Continues Until October 19, 2020

Virtual Wooden Boat Festival Delivers Inspiration, Entertainment and Connection Creativity and resilience brought a new vision for a well-loved event from idea to reality. And it was awesome. From my 48North Magazine article about it: “It would be one big … Continue reading

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Sharing our Boat Building Project at the 2020 Virtual Wooden Boat Festival

It’s exciting to be part of the Wooden Boat Festival tradition. This year the Virtual Wooden Boat Festival is different than the live festival, but full of fascinating content. So many interesting talks, movies, video tours of boats and boat … Continue reading

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Attention Book Reviewers and Librarians NEW AUDIOBOOK FOR REVIEW

Tightwads on the Loose is now available for request via #Netgalley #TightwadsontheLoose https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/199247 Tightwads on the Loose tells the amusing story of Wendy and Garth, who set sail on an open-ended voyage, never imagining they’d be gone seven years or … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Share an adventure with dad! #fathersdaygifts In honor of Fathers Day, here’s an audio clip of fun with my dad when we visited Tinian together, excerpted from my book Tightwads on the Loose, narrated by Robin Karno. Visiting Tinian with … Continue reading

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Support local bookstores and your favorite authors through Libro.fm

Did you know you could get #audiobooks from your favorite local bookstore? You can! Through Libro.fm. Tightwads on the Loose by Wendy Hinman Everyone dreams of tropical escape. But what happens when you escape for too long? Imagine spending 24 … Continue reading

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FREE AUDIOBOOK! Special offer! Tightwads on the Loose

Everyone dreams of tropical escape. But what happens when you escape for too long? Imagine spending 24 hours a day with your spouse in 31 not-so-square feet . . . for years; crossing the Pacific Ocean on two gallons of … Continue reading

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