Paul Bruno

Maritime Expert

Education

USCG Master's License

B.A. in Creative Nonfiction and Technical Writing, University of Wisconsin

Introduction

  • United States Coast Guard licensed Ship Master with Passenger Certification
  • Marine contractor familiar with all ship systems who has worked in the industry for more than 20 years
  • USCG Master's License and a degree in Creative Nonfiction and Technical Writing, from the University of Wisconsin.

Experience

Paul Bruno is a contractor and writer specializing in the maritime industry. He has worked with a variety of vessels throughout his maritime career, including various commercial ships as well as the Great Lakes schooner reproduction "Dennis Sullivan." As a marine contractor, Paul is familiar with all ship systems, and his lifelong passion for electronics has led to a focus on marine hardware and software development. When he is not working, Paul's favorite hobby is knot work, keeping busy with the nearly 4,000 documented knots, splices, and eyes.

Education

Paul Bruno earned his USCG Master's License in 1993, and also holds a bachelor's degree in Creative Nonfiction and Technical Writing from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

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