For those who love natural beauty, fun in the sun, and a healthy dose of solitude, becoming the caretaker of a private island could be a dream come true. But how do you break into this niche career- and start a whole new lifestyle? As the caretaker of a private island tucked away in the Exumas chain of the Bahamas, James Ralston* has a job most people could only dream of. A former boat captain and an avid sailor, he’s used to solitude and enjoys the seclusion of island life. And of course, the perfect weather and amazing water sports that come with spending your days in a Bahamian paradise.