‘Below Deck’: Captain Lee Dishes About His Relationship With Captain Sandy from ‘Below Deck Med’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Captain Lee Rosbach, Kate Chastain, Ben Robinson

The Below Deck franchise options two captains with two very totally different administration kinds. Captain Lee Rosbach has been on the Below Deck helm for seven seasons. Crew members anticipate a no-nonsense strategy to administration the place he expects the crew to only do their job and keep away from getting slowed down in minutia.

Captain Sandy Yawn has led the Below Deck Mediterranean group since season 2. While Yawn is hard on her crew, she’s additionally hands-on, looking for teachable moments. Fans are all the time inquisitive about how the 2 captains work together and in the event that they really feel important of one another’s work and administration type.

Captain Lee Rosbach, Kate Chastain, Ben Robinson
Captain Lee Rosbach, Kate Chastain, Ben Robinson | Ralph Bavaro/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

The two have met up on a number of events and definitely appear to be pleasant. When both captain takes warmth on social media, the opposite captain will typically present backup commentary. When Yawn was requested about how the present employed chef Mila Kolomeitseva, Rosbach supplied perception into the hiring course of. During Rosbach’s look on the Watch What Happens Live Below Deck 100th episode celebration, he gave extra perception into his relationship with Yawn.

He respects her work

A fan needed to know if Rosbach seems like a backseat driver when he watches Below Deck Med. Rosbach says completely not. “No, I am not the devil’s advocate at that point,” he stated throughout the WWHL After Show. “I have complete empathy for what she’s going through because I know what she’s going through.”

“Some of the situations that Captain Sandy gets put in, and I see how where they are totally unfair and totally just biased,” he continues. Cohen asks for clarification. “Because she’s had to endure a lot of things because she’s a female captain in a male-dominated industry. And so it’s like I don’t know what she’s gone through but I try to put myself in that situation.”

Cohen asks what Rosbach’s relationship like with Yawn. “We’re great,” he says. “We just have a great time.” Last yr Rosbach celebrated his birthday with Yawn. “Capt Sandy helping me celebrate another trip around the Sun at Pumps. What a good nite it was,” Rosbach shared to Instagram in 2018. He added, “Was great to catch up with my pal, Capt Sandy. Good times.”

They typically touch upon one another’s seasons

Rosbach supplied further perception when Yawn handled criticism throughout her season. Fans puzzled why Yawn employed Kolomeitseva. Rosbach tweeted that Yawn wasn’t the one who makes the hiring choices. “No, @CaptSandyYawn doesn’t get to hire, she can fire and Malia [Mila] was not a plant. And no Sandy’s friends were not comped at all. No one gets comped on the charters. They have to have some skin in the game. Hope that covers it for you.”

Yawn additionally commented on this season of Below Deck. A fan remarked that Rosbach would possible must have a dialog with a few of the poorly behaved crew members, particularly bosun Ashton Pienaar. Yawn agreed. “Yep. I would sit the bosun down and I would chat about how a leader should respond and act. At this time he is not acting like a team leader. A leader must rise to a level to see the whole picture not a personal one.”

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