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By Alex Purugganan • Dec 1, 2000

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"All hands on deck!" has been the rallying call forLisa Barreth, owner and founder of Super Clean Yacht ServiceFranchising Inc. in Newport Beach, California. That hasn'talways been the case, however. An ironic twist of fate-one evenCaptain Ahab would shake his head in disbelief over-led her todevelop the boat and yacht maintenance company in 1984.

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The allure of the open seas, the boundless freedom it offers,steered Barreth's course toward adventure. After graduatingfrom college, the first order of business was to purchase her ownboat. "I wanted to sail across the world," she says."But once my boat hit water, I immediately got seasick. Thatended my sailing career."

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