‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’: Casting Agents Hint of a Second Season

by Jeremy Spirogis
Parker McCown, Ciara Duggan

Could casting brokers be gearing up for Below Deck Sailing Yacht season 2? Despite filming presumably being placed on maintain this summer season, casting brokers lately posted a casting name for the crusing sequence.

Parker McCown, Ciara Duggan
Parker McCown, Ciara Duggan | Karolina Wojtasik/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images

“Now casting 🌟EXPERIENCED🌟 yachties who have worked on SAILBOATS for @belowdeckbravo!! Know someone who’d be amazing (even if it’s you!)?!” casting agent, Diana Wallace shared on Instagram. The post requested candidates to share their CV, photograph, and “a bit about yourself and your experience!”

The post was encouraging information because the globe continues to shelter in place. Productions proceed to be on maintain with no official phrase on how exhibits will transfer ahead with filming. Below Deck forged members have expressed each concern and hope concerning the potential season forward.

Captain Sandy hopes crews will be capable to shoot season 6

No official steerage has been provided as to how productions will be capable to resume operations. But Captain Sandy Yawn expressed hope that the subsequent season of Below Deck Mediterranean will be capable to movie this fall. “We’re hoping, but we don’t film until September,” she shared on the Carolina Coffee Talk podcast. “So we’re hoping it will all be cleared up by then. That’s the hope.”

Below Deck Mediterranean season 5 was shot final fall so the sequence was capable of seize a whole season of footage. Below Deck Med season 5 is scheduled to premiere throughout summer season 2020. No agency date has been introduced.

But Yawn appeared optimistic concerning the future. “And I’m sure they’re working very hard on it. I’m really not in that process. They include me just when its time to go film.”

Producers might want to contemplate a myriad of things

Colin Macy-O’Toole from Below Deck Med additionally discussed the roadblocks producers want to think about. He shared his insights on The Happy Traveler podcast, noting that producers have numerous rules to think about along with public well being advisories.

“You have to find a yacht. You have to find a marina, you have to find hotels,” he stated. “There’s a lot that goes into our present. It’s not like you’ll be able to simply decide up a digicam and go, not like most exhibits on TV. There’s lots that goes into Below Deck. So they’re positively hurting and so they’re struggling to place collectively their remaining challenge.”

“Some [seasons] have been recorded already. But there’s post-production,” he famous. “Editors have to deal with [it] and not being able to really contact or film afterward, it’s hard.”

A brand new ‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’ season appears to be like promising

Below Deck Sailing Yacht‘s rankings have been steadily rising with rankings taking pictures by the roof final week. Tensions reached a boiling level for a number of forged members and the rankings mirrored the motion on the sequence.

“S01E13 – 1.348 million viewers (0.47 18-49 demo) *series high*,” Bravo Ratings tweeted on April 28. In addition to extra drama, the crew skilled a personnel change. Deckhand Parker McCown resigned and Chris Miller took his place. Historically, Below Deck rankings appear to expertise a shot within the arm every time there’s a crew change.

Below Deck Sailing Yacht is on Monday at 9/8c on Bravo.

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