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“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
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
“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
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
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.
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
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
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
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