Category Archives: Boating

Wendy Hinman at the 2018 Wooden Boat Festival

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 6-9. For more details about this classic Port Townsend festival, please … Continue reading

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Kitsap Library hosts Wendy Hinman to share sea stories

What do you Know? Wendy Hinman will visit the Bainbridge Library in Kitsap to share some stories from the sea July 18th. Don’t miss seeing this award-winning author. For more info, visit: http://www.krl.org/events/what-do-you-know-learning-community-experts-11 Award-winning author, Wendy Hinman will regale us … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman to present at the Seattle Yacht Club Luncheon on Friday, May 4

Speaking of Ocean Crossings … At the Seattle Yacht Club Luncheon On Friday May 4 at 11:30am in the Ward Room, award-winning author Wendy Hinman will share the exciting story of a harrowing circumnavigation from her newest book, Sea Trials. … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman writes about a BC Forest Ranger Workboat Turned Pleasure Craft

Read the full article here: http://www.nwyachting.com/articles/hecate-immortal/ Visit the MV Hecate Ranger FaceBook Page at https://www.facebook.com/HecateRanger/

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Sea Trials reviewed in Northwest Yachting

“It is exciting and interesting to see the family grow into their sea legs and learn how to live at sea. It is fascinating to be transported back to a time not that long ago when GPS wasn’t even a … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman to present at the Seattle Yacht Club Men’s Luncheon

At the Seattle Yacht Club Men’s Luncheon On Thursday February 22 at 11:30am in the Ward Room, award-winning author Wendy Hinman will share the exciting story of a harrowing circumnavigation from her newest book, Sea Trials. A shipwreck might end … Continue reading

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Sea Trials garners another glowing review from Voyages Magazine

“Hinman skillfully draws the reader in. We found Sea Trials compelling and far more than just a sea story. We discussed as we were reading it and long after we finished.” Voyages Magazine

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Wendy Hinman presents at 2018 Seattle Boat Show

Hope to see you at the 2018 Seattle Boat Show! January 26-February 3 Come visit Wendy Hinman at the Captains Nautical Supply booth at the top of the concourse steps to get a personally autographed copy of her two hit … Continue reading

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Shipwrecked!

A shipwreck might end a dream of sailing around the world. Not for the Wilcox family. In 1973, the Wilcox family sets off to sail around the world aboard the 40-foot sailboat, Vela. Thirteen months later, they are shipwrecked on … Continue reading

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“Riveting. Sea Trials is impossible to put down until the nail-biting end.” Cruising World Magazine

Sea Trials Review in Cruising World September 2017 “In 1973, a San Francisco family departed on a planned four-year round-the-world voyage. The Wilcox crew—Chuck; his wife, Dawn; their kids, Garth, 13 and Linda, 10—set sail with varying degrees of enthusiasm … Continue reading

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