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Friday, September 9 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
7 years on a 31 footer, and Still Married!

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A happy crew makes for a happy voyage. Wendy Hinman, author of Tightwads on the Loose: A Seven Year Pacific Odyssey will share the wisdom she gathered during her 7 years aboard her 31 foot cutter with her husband, and offer tips on how to balance diverse personalities and needs aboard. Find out how Wendy and Garth sailed 34,000 miles and remained sane and innocent of plotting murder or divorce, despite facing many "character-building opportunities" along the way. Featuring photos and stories from their epic adventure.


Wendy Hinman

Wendy Hinman spent seven years at sea, sailing 34,000 miles aboard her 31 foot cutter. After paying off their mortgage before they turned 40, Wendy and her husband, Garth Wilcox, set sail on an open ended journey that took them to 19 countries. They lived without many modern conveniences but discovered what was most important was working as a team and keeping a sense of humor. Before her seven-year voyage, Wendy taught sailing, raced and... Read More →

Friday September 9, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Olympic Room

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