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“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
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
“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
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
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
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
Wendy Hinman is a regular speaker on preparing yourself and boat for offshore voyaging at yacht clubs and boat shows around the country, including the Strictly Sail Boat Show, Seattle Boat Show, Wooden Boat Festival and others. She has published … Continue reading
Wendy Hinman will be presenting and signing books at the 2017 41st annual Wooden Boat Festival. It’s a weekend full of fun, with music, food, presentations, plays, merchandise displays and hundreds of wooden boats! Come see the gorgeous wooden classics. … Continue reading
Three Sheets Northwest gives a rave review for Sea Trials. Calling it “An Extraordinary Voyage” and describing Sea Trials as “absorbing … a perfect accompaniment to summer cruising,” Deborah Bach says, “Hinman brings the same meticulous research and attention to … Continue reading