Wendy Hinman grew up sailing, taught sailing, and has cruised and raced in venues around the globe in all sorts of boats. She spent 7 years at sea, sailing 34,000 miles aboard a small boat. She has published articles in a variety of sailing and other publications and is the award-winning author of two books: Tightwads on the Loose and Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape and Bailing Wire. She is a regular speaker at yacht clubs and boat shows around the country and her presentations are filled with examples and infused with humor. www.wendyhinman.com