Category Archives: Boating

The Virtual Wooden Boat Festival Continues into October

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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Making the Best of Quarantine Life

In keeping with the saying “when life gives you lemons …,” we need to make the best of the forced COVID19 quarantine. Besides, isn’t boating all about adjusting to plan B or C? We may not be able to change … Continue reading

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No excuses: Boatbuilding Under Quarantine

When you have dirty N95 masks, a goal, and time on your hands … In keeping with the saying “when life gives you lemons . . . ,” we need to make the best of the forced COVID-19 quarantine. Besides, … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman at Seattle Boat Show 2020

It’s that time of year once again for the Seattle Boat Show. It’s a time when I love to share what I’ve learned and the wonderful adventures I’ve been lucky enough to have with other boaters who are planning their … Continue reading

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Tightwads on the Loose in Audio!

Readers have enjoyed this story for years in paperback and as an eBook and it has been a consistently strong seller. It has garnered rave reviews from many readers and been named a best book multiple times. Now those who … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman’s seafaring tales featured among the classics

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Wit and Wisdom with Wendy Hinman: Interview by Skipper Jenn

I have been enjoying blogposts by Jenn Harkness, AKA Skipper Jenn, about women and sailing for the last couple of years. She has tackled some of the challenges women face as skippers and sailors, taking on leadership roles in an … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman at the Wooden Boat Festival 2019

Over 300 gorgeous wooden boats, 120 presentations, dozens of exhibitors, live music all day every day, great food and camaraderie. Don’t miss this fun event in Port Townsend September 5-8, 2019. Come to see the boats, stay for the engaging … Continue reading

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Flashback on Ocean Planet with Bruce Schwab

Flashback fun: Here’s a clip of an interview and boat tour with Bruce Schwab, who Garth and I helped prepare for the Southern Ocean during the Around Alone Race stopover in New Zealand. As my audio book narrator prepares this … Continue reading

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