As suggested from the “Help starting a career @ sea”…There’s the obvious keeping credentials up to date and having a good attitude/work ethic…
Don’t go chasing waterfalls
Don’t want no scrubs
Just stick to the river and the lakes that your used to.
I’ll tell you a tale of the bottomless blue, a whale of a tale or two. Sitting’ on the dock of the bay watchin’ the tide roll away, but the lights in the harbour don’t shine for me. I’ll be your candle on the water.