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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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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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Attention Book Reviewers and Librarians NEW AUDIOBOOK FOR REVIEW

Tightwads on the Loose is now available for request via #Netgalley #TightwadsontheLoose https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/199247 Tightwads on the Loose tells the amusing story of Wendy and Garth, who set sail on an open-ended voyage, never imagining they’d be gone seven years or … 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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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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Get a Free Audio Version of Tightwads on the Loose!

Have you ever been curious about audio books? Here’s your chance to experience the joys of reading during your commute or while you are folding laundry. You could even enjoy listening to a book WITH friends and family and experience … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day!

You could give flowers, which will die in a few days . . . Or you can give your sweetheart the gift of adventure, which will last in memory for years. Share an audio adventure and enjoy a great story … Continue reading

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FREE AUDIOBOOK! Special offer! Tightwads on the Loose

Everyone dreams of tropical escape. But what happens when you escape for too long? Imagine spending 24 hours a day with your spouse in 31 not-so-square feet . . . for years; crossing the Pacific Ocean on two gallons of … 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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