Well I can't exactly tell you what to say at interview, what to write on your application form etc. They aren't looking for just one type of person, as I've said before it's how you come across. At my interviews there was a bit of humour in it, but there was nothing forced. Yeah they're looking for both qualities, you need to be able to work well as part of a team because that's what the jobs about, but if you're going in as an officer there's also some need to be independant, the ability to use initiative etc. All in all the best thing to do is be yourself (unless being yourself means getting p****d from 11am onwards, shouting and swearing, then I'd recommend not!!), and just make sure you put accross your best qualities. They'll be able to tell from meeting you if you're the kind of person they want to sponsor. Best policy is to be honest overall
Not read it all...OP have you actually been to sea other than as a passenger on a ship or ferry?
Yeh, Someone on the Facebook page for Clyde marine training asked if he could join, but he gets sea sick and can't swim?!?!