Hey everyone, my name is Nathaniel Nichols and I'm curious if anyone has any advice on becoming a deckhand; or in general how to break into the world of being on a yacht crew. A bit about me: I'm a recent graduate from Western Washington University with a degree in Archaeology. I've grown up around the water love the outdoors. I like to dive, hike, and camp. I've worked labor jobs my whole life, from roof cleaning, window washing, landscaping, and as a janitor. I've got a strong work ethic and take pride in all of my jobs. I'm looking for a career in this field, NOT just a "holiday" or "fun" job, but something I can do for the rest of my life and support a future family on. I have the utmost respect for all of those that work out on the water and would appreciate any and all advice from you all.