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Old 29-11-2008, 15:38   #16
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actually you can, you can just spread the word whenever you come into port and someone is bound to come and ask you to find something, and if you got instructor certified and get a captain's license you can make good money in the charter buisness because they are always looking for people that a certified divers to take people out on trips and you could get a hefty profit, last I looked it was somewhere between $18,000 and $25,000 for a weeklong charter of a 46' cat that can hold 8 people and that was without diving.
Most charter boat captains I know earn a pittance and get most of their income from tips. The charter companies know there are 20 people waiting in the wings for the job if you don't like the pay.
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Old 29-11-2008, 16:32   #17
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Old 01-12-2008, 08:02   #18
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You are almost there!!!
3 months and counting!

Hmm...maybe I can work out a cut in pay along with a cut in hours?
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