Events 2019

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 2019 so far. Please check back as this page is updated regularly as events are scheduled.

#2019 Events: (in calendar order)

  • Seattle Boat Show, various times and presentations January 25-February 2, 2019
  • The Traveler Store on Bainbridge Island, March 19, 2019, Presentation at 7pm 256 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Libraries Unbound dinner with Amy Tan and other distinguished authors at UW, May 2, 2019
  • Bainbridge Island Boaters Fair on Bainbridge Island, June 8, 2019, 10am-2pm, Waterfront Park, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Seattle Yacht Club Women’s Skills Development Group Dinner presentation @ SYC outstation on Bainbridge Island on Bainbridge Island, June 8, 2019, 6pm
  • Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, WA Sept 6-8, 2019, Various Presentations
  • Write on the Sound in Edmonds, WA Oct 4-6, 2019, Author Book Signing on Saturday Oct 5 at 5pm, and Travel Writers Panel on Sunday @ 3pm
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