‘Below Deck Sailing Yacht’: This Is One Big Change the Series Made This Year

by Jeremy Spirogis
Below Deck Sailing Yacht

Now that followers have met the Below Deck Sailing Yacht crew from Parsifal III, they’ve seemingly seen one massive change within the present’s format. For the primary time, viewers are launched to a crew who was already working collectively earlier than the season began.

Below Deck and Below Deck Mediterranean seasons start with nearly all of the crew being strangers. Of course, the captain and chief stew are constants on the present, however sometimes the viewers (and the captain) meet the crew for the primary time at the start of the season. But this time, Captain Glenn Shephard, first mate Paget Berry and deckhand Ciara Duggan had been already working collectively.

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Below Deck Sailing Yacht | Photo courtesy of Bravo

They labored collectively through the low season, making ready the boat for the following season, with Duggan working the inside and Berry answerable for the deck. As they greet the brand new crew members, the earlier group has to take care of feedback from a few of the new crew concerning the state of the boat.

The present group had been slightly nervous concerning the new crew

Duggan, Berry, and Shephard meet to debate the brand new crew approaching board. When Shephard shares that he’s discovered some good crew members to affix the group, Duggan jokes, “The best people are on board already.”

Shephard says the transfer shall be an enormous change for the group. “The boat’s still a little bit of a mess with all the things we’ve been doing, all the prep, but now we’re in charter mode,” he tells Duggan and Berry. That’s when Shephard says he plans to maneuver Duggan to the deck group, which suggests she’ll be working immediately along with her boyfriend. Duggan and Berry had been courting for a while, so the transfer ought to show to be attention-grabbing.

Berry admits he’s nervous about working with the brand new crew members. “We did have this family between Glenn, myself and Ciara,” Berry says in a confessional. “So yeah, the new crew coming on board feels weird.”

They made repairs and updates however hear concerning the disarray

Although Duggan and Berry had been updating the crusing yacht, it was left in a little bit of a large number. Cushions had been piled up within the inside and chief stew Jenna MacGillivray doesn’t maintain again in her criticisms. She and her stew group fear about having the ability to clear up the boat in time for the friends. “Prior to this season, we had a lot of maintenance to do,” Duggan says in a confessional. “So the boat’s not charter ready and I’m not going to pretend like it is. Do you like the new teak? We did that.”

Meanwhile, one other former crew member rolls up. Chief engineer Byron Hissey labored with the crew previously and finally ends up bunking with Shephard too. Shephard advised Showbiz Cheat Sheet that Hissey is an previous friend and had labored on this yacht earlier than. “He’d been working here for a year and worked on a sister ship that’s owned by the same company.”

Hissey can be somebody who is among the few who’re married whereas on the present. Captain Lee Rosbach was the one present crew member who was married, however now Hissey joins him. Hissey shouldn’t be solely a husband but in addition a father too.

Below Deck Sailing Yacht airs on Mondays at 9 p.m. / eight p.m. on Bravo.

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