Originally Posted by KEG
I would say that your chances of making it work depends a lot on skill but mostly on whether you can think during and handle crisis.
And I would add that if you do have the skills necessary to make it work, you also have good chances of not getting into crises.
Unfortunately, our behaviour in crisis is mostly driven by our psychology and only to a small extent by our training. If the crisis is serious enough, it is pure psychology. Some of us are born survivors others are not. (Not talking the crisis any call center employee goes thru at the end of a hard day's work).
Knowing this, I would concentrate on building the 'skills' and finding a seaworthy