‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’: Captain Glenn Says He’s More of a Chill Captain

by Jeremy Spirogis
Captain Glenn Shephard

Below Deckviewers tend to be gradually learning the latest team of Below Deck Sailing Yacht before they diving in to the brand-new show.

Captain Glenn Shephard are at the helm of Below Deck Sailing Yacht and uncovered exactly how their management style varies from Captain Sandy Yawn from Below Deck Mediterranean and Captain Lee Rosbach from Below Deck.

Captain Glenn Shephard
Captain Glenn Shephard |Karolina Wojtasik/Bravo

He recently chatted with Showbiz Cheat Sheet and shared that the whole cruising vibe is a tad bit more calm than what exactly is observed in engine yachting. One sign that the environment is much more calm is within the team uniforms. Below Deck viewers are acclimatized to witnessing the team using their particular epaulettes on the white and black colored uniforms. However, Below Deck Sailing Yacht viewers will rather understand team rocking tees and polos.

Even though the crew won’t be using their particular stripes, Shephard stated ranking remains crucial. “Obviously hierarchy and rank is important,” he stated. “You have to follow that, otherwise everything breaks down. But I would say we’re definitely less formal than big motor yachts.”

He’s slightly more cool than Captain Lee and Captain Sandy

Shephard informed E News that their administration design is a variety of the 2 show captains. “I may have a little bit of both of them, but I’m probably a little bit more laid back than they are, I think,” Shephard stated. “I have actually a really laid right back [style], not completely hands off but i love to provide ownership associated with divisions to my division minds.”

He informed Showbiz Cheat Sheet he additionally employs powerful employees also. “I like to say I’m a macro-manager and a big picture kind of guy,” he shares. “I try to hire good people and stay out of their way as much as possible.”

Shephard additionally strives becoming friendly

While he attempts to remain from the crew’s way, Shephard however wishes all of them to feel at ease asking concerns. “Obviously I want to be a guiding hand and have a feeling about what’s going on in the departments. But I try not to be overbearing because I find it alienates people,” he stated.  

“I’ve always encouraged them to think for themselves but if you’re not sure, to come and ask,” he added. Being a friendly captain is essential into the cruising business. Viewers will discover exactly how cruising may be complex being in a position to are a group is essential.

As for all of that drama that develops below deck? When Showbiz Cheat Sheet expected Shephard for their undertake this season’s crisis, he stated he continues to have to get caught up on seeing the program. “Well, to be honest, I don’t think I had seen a full episode because I spent a lot of my time in Europe and we don’t have easy access to it,” he admitted. But he guarantees followers that they’ll get a rush from seeing the cruising yacht doing his thing. “For fun, we just go out and crank it,” he stated. “It’s not just about getting to the destination, it’s about the journey. That’s the kind of thing that people are after when they come on a sailboat. They want that excitement.”

Below Deck Sailing Yacht launches on Monday, February 3 at 9 p.m. / 8 p.m. core on Bravo.

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