Captain Sandy Yawn shared that her Under Deck Mediterranean crew often hop on one other boat and head out for a brand new season (off-camera) or they might return to movie at a later date after filming wraps. She additionally shared what occurs to the superyacht featured on the present, which generally makes future appearances on the sequence.
Some ‘Below Deck Med’ crew rise within the ranks after the present
Yawn mentioned some crew will stay in yachting, whereas others pursue new careers after Under Deck Med. “When filming is done, the yacht owner’s crew return to the boat,” Yawn tweeted in response to a fan’s query. “Some crew for the show go on to their maritime career, and some pursue other careers. Sometimes previous crew come back to film, and sometimes there are already committed to a different yacht.”
A number of yachties left the sequence and beefed up their maritime resume. Bosun João Franco continued to work towards turning into a superyacht captain and lately acquired new certifications. “So I now finished my tickets. I mean, this year we can all pretend like it almost never happened,” he mentioned on the Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef podcast. “But if I get my last qualification that I’m waiting for, I’m just waiting for paperwork. If I get it by the end of this year, then I’ll be qualified to almost captain the boat of that size, but with no experience. So I’ll go out, get some experience, and then you never know.”
Bosun Malia White additionally labored on her certifications in between Under Deck Med Season 2 and 5, which allowed her to step into the bosun function.
Different ‘Below Deck Med’ crew keep within the trade in different methods
Deckhand Bobby Giancola from Under Deck Mediterranean Season 1 and a pair of pivoted to turning into a yacht dealer. Buddy and former Under Deck chief stew Kate Chastain advised Showbiz Cheat Sheet that Giancola is making financial institution within the trade. “I know that Bobby is having great success with it,” she mentioned. “It sounds like such an amazing, glamourous lifestyle and it’s certainly something I’m well versed in. So if I ever get desperate over here, you know what, I’d get my yacht brokers license.”
Whereas chef Ben Robinson mentioned he was accomplished with being a constitution chef, he’s attempting his hand at a restaurant takeover on a Virgin Voyage cruise ship in March 2022. “Our group will be dining in luxury,” he dished with Showbiz Cheat Sheet. “A gorgeous four-course lunch made by me. I’ll obviously be there for prep and execution. And walking around, making sure everyone’s having a good time. I really want everyone to feel like they’ve spent a good amount of time with me. And I’ll be available at certain bars and restaurants throughout the four days.”
Some yachties dive into completely new careers
A number of fan-favorite Under Deck Med crew acquired into present enterprise. Colin Macy-O’Toole labored with casting brokers to assist discover the right crew for a number of of the Under Deck sequence. Others launched podcasts. Anastasia Surmava and Alex Radcliffe host the Altered Actuality podcast. And Hannah Ferrier has her Pricey Diary, You’re Effed. The Under Deck Crusing Yacht stews took their Pita Get together Instagram to the podcast world.
In the meantime, others are having fun with motherhood. Dani Soares and Alli Dore from Under Deck Crusing Yacht grew to become moms after the present. Plus Tiffany Copeland and Hannah Ferrier additionally had infants.
The ‘Below Deck Med’ yacht heads house too
Viewers acquired a style of what occurs to the Under Deck yacht after filming ended on Under Deck Crusing Yacht. Captain Glenn Shephard invited among the crew to ship the boat to the yacht’s proprietor after filming ended. Producers aired footage the crew shot through the crossing, which included some ongoing crew drama.