Category Archives: Boating

Which Anchor to Choose? An investigation.

Which anchor to choose? Here’s an article I wrote about someone who tested our anchor along with many others in a variety of conditions and what he discovered. Thanks to Steve Goodwin. Experienced cruisers work with a local resource who analyzes anchor … Continue reading

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Velella: A Boat and Her Legacy

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Sea Trials coming soon in Audiobook Format

COMING SOON!!!! Enjoy Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire in Audiobook, narrated by award-winning narrator Eric G. Dove*. The entire family can listen to this epic tale together. About the Book: A shipwreck might end … Continue reading

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KSER features Sea Trials Author Wendy Hinman

Here’s an interview with author Wendy Hinman about her award-winning book Sea Trials, along with Garth Wilcox (the teenaged hero of the story) on KSERfm Sound Living. Listen to this in depth interview about Sea Trials, with thoughtful questions by Ed … Continue reading

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Good Idea Gone Wrong

“There I sat, covered in paint—and little else—wondering how I was going to get out of this predicament. It had seemed like a good idea. Now, not so much …” Oops! Sometimes things don’t go as you’d imagine. Painting in … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman @Seattle Boat Show 2022

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT. You can still view recordings of Seattle Boat Show seminars here: https://seattleboatshow.com/seminars/ * Once again I look forward to participating in the Seattle Boat Show. I plan to present on Friday 2/4 and Sunday 2/6 … Continue reading

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Tips for Offshore Sailing

Here’s a fun interview I did a while back. This was before my two award-winning books came out, but otherwise it stands the test of time. Filled with tops for preparing an offshore voyage aboard a small sailboat. Interview with … Continue reading

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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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