Lisa Overing

Lisa Overing is a freelance writer.

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On Course: USCG licensing process adapts to modern maritime industry

On Course: by Lisa Hoogerwerf Overing Opening the mysterious tube, postmarked “1943” and mailed from U.S. Coast Guard headquarters, was like opening a time capsule of my family’s mariner roots.…

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Crew Eye: On Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans

The crew of M/Y Lady Gayle Marie enjoy a sunny winter day on Lake Pontchartrain’s West End Canal early this year. From left, Stew Jessica Lail, Bosun Jonathan Hardin, Stew/Deck Katie…

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Capt. Schwaner cooks his way to the captain’s chair

Capt. Scott Schwaner never thought he would be on a boat in New Orleans. However, after voyaging around the globe for nearly 40 years, he’s returned to his roots as…

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