‘Below Deck’: EJ Jansen Teases Possible Spin-off Yachting Series

by Jeremy Spirogis
Robert Westergaard, Malia White, Alex Radcliffe

EJ Jansen from Below Deck Season 5 hinted at rumors that the franchise was increasing to incorporate a brand new land-based sequence.

Robert Westergaard, Malia White, Alex Radcliffe
Robert Westergaard, Malia White, Alex Radcliffe | Karolina Wojtasik/Bravo

He mused in regards to the present season of Below Deck after which shared that he’s heard some rumors that the present sequence will expertise a shakeup. “I’ve heard some talk of potentially a new captain and you know, it’s kind of like, there’s a lot of things up in the air for the next one, especially with COVID and all that stuff,” he mentioned on the Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef podcast.

COVID definitely threw a wrench right into a slew of productions. That’s when Jansen supplied a touch a couple of potential “land-based” Below Deck. While he wouldn’t decide to revealing the franchise would introduce a brand new sequence, hints point out one other layer to the Below Deck story.

Another sequence may present a unique facet of yachting

“There’s actually three sides [of yachting],” he described. “The other side is you’re in the shipyard during the shipyard period where you get a crew house. And you’re given basically this whole house, usually in Florida with a pool in the back and hot tub. You know, sh*t gets a little crazy on land because now it’s actually kind of funner because you’re so busy and now you actually get a nine to five kind of job. And you can actually start living life, you know, on your own terms, in a sense like weekends off and whatnot.” 

He then dribbles just a little tea. “So, I don’t know,” he mentioned. “But I have hinting suspicion. They may be capturing a little bit of that side.”

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A crew home present may characteristic crew members postseason, doing repairs and updates. “Once the charter season’s done its balls to the wall two months of like nine to five sanding down the bottoms and doing whatever,” he shared. “So there’s all this little stuff. And then when the day’s done at four o’clock the crew or same crew, but now they’re in Fort Lauderdale, running around, going to the beach and hanging out with different people, going to the crazy bars and stuff.”

Casting brokers have been on the lookout for crew home solid members

Jansen might have picked up on the casting name made in August. “Aspiring Yachties, Crew House Staff, Behind-the-Scenes Gurus & Experts in the Hospitality Business for a new TV series that will give viewers a behind the scenes look at the luxury world of yachting,” in response to Kristen Webley Casting. The name requested for inexperienced yachties to ship brokers their resume and 5 photographs.

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The casting name additionally requested for a “crew house parent,” which might be a veteran yachtie who would present the rookies the ropes.  The potential crew home sequence comes on the heels of one other new Below Deck present, Below Deck Sailing Yacht. Season 1 of the crusing sequence was met with combined evaluations however is rumored to have filmed a second season.

Below Deck Season eight is on each Monday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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