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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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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, here are some memories of sailing in Mexico. Here’s a clip from the audiobook,  Tightwads on the Loose by Wendy Hinman, about a close encounter with a ship off the coast of Mexico. Tightwads … 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 to collect Readers Favorites Award at the Miami Book Fair

Award-winning author Wendy Hinman will collect another award at the Miami Book Fair. Readers Favorites has bestowed awards on both her titles, Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire and Tightwads on the Loose: A Seven-Year … 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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Wendy Hinman to Present at Write on the Sound 2019 Conference

Along with Beth Jusino and Christy Karras, Wendy Hinman will present Travel Writing tips at the 34th annual conference Write on the Sound Conference, in Edmonds, Washington October 4, 5 & 6, 2019. These conferences are a good value and … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman at Boaters Fair on Bainbridge June 9

Please join us at Boaters Fair! Wendy Hinman will be chatting with boaters and selling her two award-winning books, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials. She plans also be selling swag for Team Sail Like a Girl, the first … Continue reading

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Sailing Illustrated TV features Wendy Hinman

Watch the presentation and interview with Wendy Hinman, filmed at St. Francis Yacht Club. She shares snippets from her sailing adventure stories.  Watch here: https://t.co/fb5DKWAEbZ

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