Lisa Goodwin

The October 2020 NWSA President’s Member of the Month, Lisa Goodwin holds a USCG 100 Ton Master Near Coastal and 200 Ton Mate Oceans licenses with sailing and towing endorsements. She is also active in the US Coast Guard Auxiliary as Flotilla Staff Officer Diversity and Marine Safety & Prevention. She’s a qualified instructor- Specializing in boating safety courses and environmental protection including Damage Control Instructor for USCG Sector SENE. Recently Goodwin was named as Instructor / Mentor for the Auxiliary University Program at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Lisa has sailed over 60,000 nm, just since 2009, which include Atlantic and Pacific crossings and over 15 Caribbean runs! In 2014, she was inducted in to the exclusive Cape Horners Society in Hoorne, Netherlands (Stitching Nederlandse Kaap Horn – vaarders) for 2013 qualifying voyage on Bark Europa from Auckland, NZ to Port Stanley, Falkland Islands.

She is experienced in sailing all types of rigs, boat management and systems, maintenance, sail repair, provisioning and cooking, coaching and charter planning. Lisa boldly states she can manage fixing a decent meal in heavy weather.

Attagirl Lisa! Thanks for all you do.