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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 …

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 …

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 …

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MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

RPM Diesel owner dies

RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home …

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Les Annan didn’t think his musings about working and living with a submarine would generate much interest. …

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

M/Y Vanish, a Sunseeker thought to be about 65 feet, caught fire and was destroyed today at Valentines Marina on Harbour Island in the …

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