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Exclusive Interview: Below Deck Charter Guest Charley Walters Shares Behind-The-Scenes Scoop

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a Below Deck charter guest? What can you request? What is out of the question? How do the cast members really act? Are they professional? Or are the romances and workplace tension very apparent? There are just so many questions that come to mind. Personally, I’m such a fan that I would want to hang out with the crew members just as much as I would want to chill with my own friends. Who am I kidding? I would ditch my closest friends to have dinner with Captain Lee Rosbach.

Charley Walters has the answers to a lot of those questions. He was a charter guest on Below Deck multiple times. During the most recent season, Charley and his friends reminded Second Stew Josiah Carter of the bullying he faced growing up. Ultimately, it all ended well with Josiah rocking a gold speedo at their gold themed event. Nevertheless, the episode did showcase Josiah’s vulnerability, something the viewers did not get to see much of considering Josiah’s near perfection as an employee.

Below Deck - Season 6 Reunion Cast

Last night we officially sent the cast of Below Deck on their final charter and we waved farewell with Tahitian flower crowns in our hair. Don’t I wish! Actually far from sunsets, the entire affair took place in the dark, sordid Watch What Happens Live clubhouse, with the disco’d up cast perched on uncomfortable stools which are clearly the castoffs from one of Lisa Vanderpump‘s collaborations with Nick Alain gone wrong!

First off Andy Cohen clears the suspense by stating that Caroline Bedol and Chandler Brooks won’t be joining them. That statement made it pretty much apparent that the reunion would be boring as everyone else was BFF by the time the season ended. Several of them are still close friends today!

Seriously, though, I had forgotten Caroline and Chandler were even on the show this season was so busy. Other than Rhylee Gerber they were the sole sources of drama in the first half of the season. 

Captain Lee

Captain Lee Rosbach is not one to mince words.  The crew of Below Deck Season 6″ has been exceptional.”  And to mirror that sentiment, Captain Lee’s blog was filled with praise for each crew member.

Adrian Martin really kept himself focused in the galley.  He functioned mostly drama free, but earned camera time with amazing dishes and presentation.

Below Deck - Kate Chastain & Laura Betancourt in Tahiti

Captain Lee Rosbach described season 6 of Below Deck as the “best of a lifetime with the “best charter crew ever. “And he doesn’t mince words.

Of course, our points of comparison are the previous deck crew letting the yacht slam into the dock.  Or a chef with a fondness for beef-cheeks.  We don’t even have to go back that far in time.  Who could forget Chandler Brooks inept reign as bosun?

Instagram Roundup

There’s nothing like some mother/child time, right? Kelly Dodd took her daughter Jolie to Phoenix via private jet. How Lala Kent of her! Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans took the low key route. She just posted a selfie with her baby girl.

Kristin Cavallari shared photos with her children taking care of a baby bird. Shamari DeVoe shared 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.

Captain Sandy Yawn

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 and Kasey Cohen will not be returning.

Below Deck - Kate Chastain & Laura Betancourt in Tahiti

Last night was the season finale of Below Deck and while Krystal may have been the worst charter guest like ever, I agree with Kate Chastain. This has been the best crew and the best Below Deck season. So yay for keeping the equilibrium even at sea. Cause sharing the sea with slugs is what it’s all about, right?!

So obviously the first and worst sea slug to deal with is Krystal herself. She is passed out on deck, wrapped in a blanket, aka a shame cocoon. Except I don’t actually think Krystal has any shame about abusing her friends or the people serving her. After threatening Kate and Josiah Carter several times, Krystal suddenly remembers she has these things called legs, which are attached to there hip bones, so she stomps downstairs to her cabin, slamming the door. Kate, who is practically levitating with rage, immediately goes to bed. Poor Josiah is stuck staying up all night cleaning up after these ungrateful wenches.

Below Deck - Kate Chastain

Tonight is the season finale of Below Deck. This means we’re all crying sea salty tears into our wine at the loss of Kate Chastain in our lives. If it’s any consolation (it’s not) I heard Hannah Ferrier is returning for season 4 of Below Deck Mediterranean. Wait – that makes me cry harder.

Anyway, Krazy Krystal is still in her shame cocoonKate wants that girl served a nice, cold helping of hose in her face to wash off the drunken entitlement tantrum. It doesn’t sound like things improve between Kate and Krystal when Kate forgets it’s her birthday! Freudian slip?