Category Archives: Boating

Seminar on Cruising Alaska & British Columbia’s Inside Passage

Interested in cruising the Inside Passage to Alaska? Here’s a presentation from Wendy Hinman about planning your cruise through BC to SE Alaska. Wendy Hinman will share highlights cruising to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back. These remote cruising grounds feature … Continue reading

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Celebrate Sailing and Sailstice via a Virtual Vacation

Take a virtual vacation with adventurer, speaker, and award-winning author Wendy Hinman, benefiting the Ventura County Library Foundation. 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 … 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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A Glimpse Of Our Boat Building Project

In keeping with the idea to build locally, sail globally … Here’s a link to a quick video tour of our boat project. Keep in mind that, since we make progress every day, it has changed since this was recorded. … Continue reading

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An article I wrote about the Virtual Wooden Boat Festival

Creativity and resilience brought a new vision for a well-loved event from idea to reality. And it was awesome. It would be one big experiment. Never been done before. But, hey … why not? When the pandemic hit, it soon … 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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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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