Events 2018

Reading at University BookstoreWendy Hinman is an adventurer and the award-winning author of two sea stories, Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials. An inspiring and entertaining speaker, Wendy Hinman presents programs on pursuing your dreams, sailing and otherwise. Practical advice for turning your hopes into reality. She has an entertaining slideshow about her seven-year Pacific adventure.

With years of experience presenting, she has weathered all sorts of presentation venues and snafus, and can adapt to your needs.

2011 and earlier

Contact her about presenting to your group or book club today. info(at) For a topics list, please visit the Speaking page.

She may also be able to video conference with you via Zoom or Skype when travel is not possible.

Here’s what events are planned for 2018 so far. Please check back as this page is updated regularly as events are scheduled.

#2018 Events: (in calendar order)

  • Poulsbo Yacht Club, January 17, 2018, 7pm, Poulsbo, WA
  • Seattle Boat Show, various times and presentations January 26-February 3, 2018
  • Bainbridge Island Rotary, February 12th, 2018 11:15am
  • NW Maritime Center Port Townsend, Speaker Series, February 15th, 2018 5-7pm
  • Seattle Yacht Club Men’s Luncheon Presenting Sea Trials, Feb 22, 2018, 11:30am
  • Eagle Harbor Book Company Readers Circle Book Club discussion of Sea Trials, March 6, 2018, 7pm, Bainbridge Island, WA
  • Video Presentation to Klein High School, March 20, 2018, 10am, Via Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Interview with BKAT TV with Mark Miller and Peter Stockwell, March 27, 2018, 2pm
  • Presentation to Kiwanis Port Orchard, March 28, 2018, 12pm
  • Interview with Shooting the Breeze Podcast, April 3, 2018, 8am
  • Presentation and Signing at Inkspell Books in Half Moon Bay, CA April 14, 2018, 3pm
  • Signing at Coast Side Books in Half Moon Bay, CA April 14, 2018, 1pm
  • Signing at Books, Inc on Chestnut Street in San Francisco, CA April 14, 2018, 2pm
  • Presentation at The Sequoias in San Francisco, CA April 16, 2018, 2pm
  • Presentation at Oakmont of Montecito in Concordia, CA April 18, 2018, 3pm
  • Pacific Sail and Power Boat Show, Book selling and presentations April 19-22, 2018
  • Presentation at Kiwanis Clover Park, May 1, 2018, 12pm
  • Keynote Speaker at Seattle Yacht Club Opening Day Luncheon “Ocean Crossings,” May 4, 2018, 12pm
  • Book Signing, Barnes & Noble, Federal Way, WA, Saturday, May 19, 11am-2pm
  • Local Author Festival, Book Signings, Island Books, Mercer Island, WA Sunday May 20 2-4pm
  • Presentation, Shelton-Timberlake Public Library, May 24, 2018, 5:30pm, Shelton, WA
  • Presentation, Third Place Books Seward Park, June 7, 2018, 7pm, Seattle, WA,
  • Presentation, King’s Books, Saturday, June 9, 2pm, Tacoma, WA
  • Discussion with Emerald Heights Book Club, June 13, 2018, 7pm, Bellevue, WA
  • Presentation at Waterstone At the Circle Boston, MA, June 15, 2018, 2pm, Boston, MA
  • Signing at Barnes and Noble at Boston University, Boston, MA, June 16, 2018, 3pm, Boston, MA
  • Presentation at Trident Booksellers on Newberry Street, Boston, MA, June 16, 2018, 7pm, Boston, MA
  • Presentation at Cape Cod Senior Residences, June 19, 2018, 2:30pm, Pocassett, MA
  • Presentation at Eldredge Public Library, June 19, 2018, 7pm, Chatham, MA
  • Presentation at Maplewood Senior Living June 20, 2018, 1:30pm, W. Yarmouth, MA
  • Presentation at Woods Hole Public Library, June 20, 2018, 7:30pm, Chatham, MA
  • Signing at Bank Square Books in Mystic Seaport, June 23, 2018, 1pm, Mystic, CT
  • Presentation for What do you Know? at Kitsap’s Bainbridge Public Library, July 18, 2018, 7pm, Bainbridge, WA
  • Discussion with Guemes Book Club, July 19, 2018, 7pm, Guemes Island, WA
  • Wooden Boat Festival, September 7-9, 2018 Port Townsend WA, Various presentations
  • Corinthian Yacht Club Tacoma, Monday Sept 10, 7pm Presentation and book signing
  • Book Club Discussion Kimi’s Book Club Sept 20, 5pm
  • Poulsbo Rotary Presentation, Friday Sept 28, 7am
  • Lakewood Film, Art and Book Festival, Friday Sept 28-Sunday Sept 30, 12-6pm
  • Poulsbo Power and Sail Squadron Presentation at Poulsbo Yacht Club Thursday Oct 18, 6:30pm
  • Miami International Book Fair and Readers Favorites awards, where the award-winning author of Sea Trials will be recognized
  • Kitsap Literary Artists and Writers Festival at Kitsap Mall Nov 23-24
  • Seattle Boat Show, various times and presentations January 25-February 2, 2019
  • Libraries Unbound dinner with Amy Tan and other distinguished authors at UW, May 2, 2019
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