Below Deck Mediterranean, the younger sibling to Below Deck, has been one of the most successful reality show spinoffs. Understandably so, as the opportunity to watch beautiful people in stunning locations exhibiting sometimes ugly behavior is just too good to resist! Too much food, too much alcohol and non-stop drama make for great television. Last season, the yacht crew and guests sailed into the beautiful ports of Italy, which made me want to chuck it all and fudge my resume to apply to be a deckhand.
During Season 3, we were treated to crew hook-ups, unruly guests, alcohol-fueled melt-downs and endless tension between Captain Sandy Yawn and Chief Stewardess Hannah Ferrier. And now, the wait for a new season of merriment on the high seas is just about over!
Fans of Below Deckand Below Deck Mediterranean get to experience all the drama of working in the yachting industry. Like any good reality show, it’s about getting to know new cast members and seeing how people interact. The whole premise of the show is the lives of the crew. But what about the Captain?
On Below Deck Mediterranean, Captain Sandy Yawnstays out of the fray for the most part. She did have some confrontations with veteran Chief Stew Hannah Ferrierabout her incessant smoke breaks but viewers certainly don’t get as close with her as the rest of the crew. Perhaps that’s why Sandy chose to share a personal story to her Instagram on Monday.
Ahoy, readers! I must announce all of my nautical dreams and wishes have come true in the form of another series from the very popular Below Deck franchise! Always a fan of watching any and all antics on the high seas, another form of this show brings me so much joy and makes me downright giddy with excitement. This time the action on the high seas will happen aboard a luxury sailing charter rather than the charter yachts we have become accustomed to.
We are coming off the most recent season of Below Deck where we witnessed wild (“I’m a boat captain too you know!”) Rhylee Gerber yelling “Got it!” to long-suffering Bosun Ross Iniaa minimum of 15 times per episode. And, of course, the amazing working relationship between Queen of the High Seas of Chief Stew-dom Kate Chastainand Josiah Carter. #bestseasonever
Below Deck Mediterranean’sJoao Franco has a new lady in his life. And unlike Joao’s last attempt at a mature relationship, he seems very confident in his decision this time. She’s even got him smitten enough to be sharing sentimental poems and quotes about serendipity.
Joao’s current love interest debuted on his Instagram back in November. The two were paddle-boarding in Fort Lauderdale. Since then, Michelle Dicu has appeared with the Season 3 bad boy spending Christmas at the beach and enjoying cozy dates in Manhattan. Joao even dedicated a poem to his sweetheart for Valentine’s Day.
There’s nothing like some mother/child time, right? Kelly Dodd took her daughter Jolie to Phoenix via private jet. How Lala Kentof her! Teen Mom star Jenelle Evanstook the low key route. She just posted a selfie with her baby girl.
Kristin Cavallarishared photos with her children taking care of a baby bird. Shamari DeVoeshared a throwback photo breastfeeding her twin boys. This is probably going to get some attention, because… well, it’s 2019. People are just looking for reasons to be offended these days.
Happy almost birthday to some of our favorite (and least favorite) reality TV stars! February is a big month for birthdays. Unfortunately, we will not be invited to any of these celebrations. Even so, we all know how much reality stars love a good party, especially when they’re the center of attention.
This means that we should all expect some Instagram photos and videos from these stars and their friends in February. We can all live vicariously through the fun thanks to social media.
Below Deck Mediterranean will be back for Season 4. Bravo revealed the familiar faces in the cast lineup for the next season. Captain Sandy Yawn is back to navigate the picturesque waters of the Mediterranean. This time in South of France.
Hannah Ferrier returns as Chief Stew. That’s to be expected. She’s been with the show since the beginning. It doesn’t seem like any of her second or third stews ever have any longevity though. Brooke Laughton andKasey Cohenwill not be returning.
Then, there were some sweet son photos as well. Bachelor alum Sean Lowe hit the beach with his sons Samuel and Isaiah in Hawaii. Also, Dallas Housewife Stephanie Hollman shared a photo with her. Scott Disick posted a photo cuddling with his youngest son Reign.
In other reality star updates, braces are all the rage these days. Kelly Dodd and her ex Michael Dodd took their daughter Jolie to get braces. Yes, they even marked the occasion with a family photo. Which, is actually pretty sweet. 90 Day Fiance alum Anfisa Nava showed off her new braces.