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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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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:

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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:

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Wendy Hinman a featured author at Libraries Unbound in May 2019

It’s an honor to be among the select few authors invited to participate in this event honoring, books, authors, and libraries. For more details, visit:

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Wendy Hinman Featured in the Seattle Review of Books

“Who hasn’t dreamed of setting out to sea? The romance, the danger, the open waves? Our sponsor this week is Wendy Hinman, who dreamed about it, then did it. Hinman spent seven years on the Pacific Ocean, sharing a tiny … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman Interviews with Sail-World

Read the full interview with, in which Tightwads on the Loose is described as “a book that has become something of a cult classic amongst the literary world of cruising sailors.” Link here.

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Sea Trials wins Kirkus Best Book of 2017!

It’s now official! Sea Trials was awarded the Kirkus best book of the year for 2017. Kirkus is the premier reviewing agency. Earning a starred review is considered a big deal. Sea Trials received that and was selected best book … Continue reading

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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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“An Extraordinary Voyage” Another rave review for Sea Trials!

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

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Celebrate Sailing with Summer Sailstice June 24/25

Find an event near you, or be the spark and organize an event yourself. You can win prizes just by signing up and entering one of our many contests. Add your Sailstice sailing plans, and you could win a Sunsail … Continue reading

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