Category Archives: Profiles

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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Rave review for audiobook Tightwads on the Loose

“In her first book, Tightwads on the Loose, author Wendy Hinman tells us the story of an amazingly funny journey that she embarked on with her husband without any of them knowing that it will result in a Seven Year Pacific Odyssey. … 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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Wit and Wisdom with Wendy Hinman: Interview by Skipper Jenn

I have been enjoying blogposts by Jenn Harkness, AKA Skipper Jenn, about women and sailing for the last couple of years. She has tackled some of the challenges women face as skippers and sailors, taking on leadership roles in an … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman Interviews with Robert Cocuzzo, Author of Road to San Donato

“The Road to San Donato by Robert Cocuzzo is a moving multi-generational American immigrant story. A powerful meditation on the complexities of war, refugee and immigrant experiences.” Wendy Hinman for Foreword Reviews (Read her full review in Foreword Reviews here.) … Continue reading

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Review of The Road to San Donato by Robert Cocuzzo

“The Road to San Donato by Robert Cocuzzo is a moving multi-generational American immigrant story. A powerful meditation on the complexities of war, refugee and immigrant experiences.” Wendy Hinman for Foreword Reviews Read the full review in Foreword Reviews here: … Continue reading

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Flashback on Ocean Planet with Bruce Schwab

Flashback fun: Here’s a clip of an interview and boat tour with Bruce Schwab, who Garth and I helped prepare for the Southern Ocean during the Around Alone Race stopover in New Zealand. As my audio book narrator prepares this … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman featured among Literary Voices

Wendy Hinman’s Sea Trials is featured in this distinguished group of literary voices as part of Libraries Unbound.  Find out more about all the great authors featured here: https://guides.lib.uw.edu/c.php?g=887906&p=6382187

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