‘Below Deck’: Captain Lee Fondly Reflects on Season 3, however Still Hasn’t Warmed to One Particular Crew Member

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Captain Lee Rosbach from Below Deck will need to have been watching season Three together with different Bravo followers as a result of he tweeted some shout outs to some crew members.

Captain Lee Rosbach, Raquel Bartlow from 'Below Deck'
Captain Lee Rosbach, Raquel Bartlow | Virginia Sherwood/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

A fan began the dialog on Twitter, commenting {that a} Below Deck marathon was on all day. The fan tagged Rosbach and he shared how he loved working with a number of crew. “I did that some today as well, I forgot how much I loved S3 with Connie [Arias], Eddie [Lucas], David [Bradberry] and Ben [Robinson]. That season was epic and very enjoyable.”

Season Three was undoubtedly wild. The season included the largest crew shifts and a few intense drama, together with a secret romance that impressed producers so as to add cameras to the laundry room. Although Rosbach named 4 crew members he loved, there may be nonetheless one individual he nonetheless hasn’t warmed to, even 5 years later.

What about Rocky?

Third stew Raquel (Rocky) Dakota was answerable for quantity of drama throughout season 3. She sided with the chef, who was in the end fired for maintaining a greasy kitchen, which was answerable for a kitchen hearth. But she additionally bought right into a secret laundry room romance with Lucas.

When he instantly cooled to the romance, she was left feeling damage and confused. She confided in one other crew member and the state of affairs blew up in Lucas’ face. Lucas lied about being concerned with Dakota, which was much more upsetting for the third stew. Finally, he got here clear after the constitution wrapped.

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Dakota and chief stew Kate Chastain additionally didn’t get alongside. Chastain was pissed off with Dakota’s efficiency and Dakota insisted that Chastain picked on her. So when somebody requested about Dakota within the Twitter thread, Rosbach responded, “Uh, hard pass.”

Captain Lee wished the romantic complication with Dakota by no means occurred

After the constitution season wrapped, Rosbach and Lucas lastly had a non-public dialog in regards to the boatmance. Lucas had a girlfriend at house however they had been combating. So he attached after which lied about Dakota. Rosbach cringes when he remembers having a dialogue with Lucas in regards to the state of affairs.

“Sometimes I wish that some moments hadn’t happened,” Rosbach informed Bravo’s The Daily Dish in 2018. “I think that [moment] on the beach with Eddie always [comes to] mind. I just, you know, I wish that one had never happened. That is a very poignant [moment] when Eddie and I had a very heart-to-heart discussion, and it was kind of sad. When I expressed my disappointment, he took that pretty hard, and it was a conversation that I didn’t wanna have, but I had to because there were some things I thought he needed to hear.”

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Rosbach added that he and Lucas continued to stay in contact by means of the years.  “Every now and then we’ll get on the phone and tell some lies, as sailors do when they talk to each other,” he stated.

Lucas returned for the Below Deck 100th episode celebration. He was requested if he’d contemplate returning to the collection and he appeared open to the concept. He added, “I’m so proud of Captain Lee [Rosbach] and Kate [Chastain] and everyone else who has turned this show into this amazing hit that is now today, and it’s just really amazing,” he stated. “It’s really exciting, and I’m proud of the whole crew.”

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