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Sea Trials reviewed in Northwest Yachting

“It is exciting and interesting to see the family grow into their sea legs and learn how to live at sea. It is fascinating to be transported back to a time not that long ago when GPS wasn’t even a … Continue reading

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Book Club Discussion Questions for Sea Trials

Book Club Discussion Questions Sea Trials: Around the World With Duct Tape and Bailing Wire by Wendy Hinman To download a printable PDF of these questions, click Here. 1. What drew you into the story and kept you reading? Was … Continue reading

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Sea Trials garners another glowing review from Voyages Magazine

“Hinman skillfully draws the reader in. We found Sea Trials compelling and far more than just a sea story. We discussed as we were reading it and long after we finished.” Voyages Magazine

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Wendy Hinman presents at 2018 Seattle Boat Show

Hope to see you at the 2018 Seattle Boat Show! January 26-February 3 Come visit Wendy Hinman at the Captains Nautical Supply booth at the top of the concourse steps to get a personally autographed copy of her two hit … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman Interviews with Sail-World

Read the full interview with Sailing-World.com, 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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Shipwrecked!

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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“Riveting. Sea Trials is impossible to put down until the nail-biting end.” Cruising World Magazine

Sea Trials Review in Cruising World September 2017 “In 1973, a San Francisco family departed on a planned four-year round-the-world voyage. The Wilcox crew—Chuck; his wife, Dawn; their kids, Garth, 13 and Linda, 10—set sail with varying degrees of enthusiasm … 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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Wendy Hinman presents at Queen Anne Bookstore 8/24 7pm

Wendy Hinman will be presenting and signing books at Queen Anne Bookstore on Thursday, August 24th. For more details, visit http://www.qabookco.com/event/book-reading-signing-13 Reserve yourself two seats by reserving a book! Link A shipwreck might end a dream of circumnavigating the globe. … Continue reading

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Wooden Boat Magazine Review for Sea Trials

Another great review from a national magazine! “It’s the perfect kind of book for an ocean passage or for too-long winter of rain in Puget Sound or snow in Maine. … even armchair sailors will feel their hearts race with … Continue reading

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