‘Below Deck’: Would Kate Chastain Work With Raquel ‘Rocky’ Dakota Again?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Captain Lee Rosbach, Raquel Bartlow

Does time heal all wounds? Raquel “Rocky” Dakota and chief stew Kate Chastain didn’t have the perfect working relationship on Below Deck season three and it doesn’t seem that the 2 have gotten any nearer to being buddies.

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

When the crew appeared on the Watch What Happens Live Below Deck 100th episode celebration, Dakota was confronted with the query of why she and Chastain didn’t meld. “Because she’s awesome in her own way and I’m awesome in my own way,” Dakota answered, which Chastain appeared to understand. However, the room grew to become awkward when Dakota was requested a few favourite second. Chastain identified an iconic second was when Dakota dove off the highest of the boat. She continued to go with Dakota however then the dialog took an uncomfortable flip.

“But how come you say I’m not the best yachtie,” Dakota requested Chastain. Chastain reminded Dakota that it’s primarily as a result of jumped off the yacht in her underwear. But Dakota returned, saying she went to culinary faculty with the notion she’d be a sous chef on the yacht as a substitute of a low rating stew. Captain Lee Rosbach added, “It’s like deja vu all over,” as the ladies started to argue. Chastain additionally gave the impression to be shocked. “This just took a turn I was not expecting.”

How did Chastain reply the stew query?

Chastain was requested which stews would she work with once more on the WWHL After Show. The complete returning group was current and Chastain’s reply was very particular. Cohen asks Chastain to choose two stews from all of the seasons. “I mean, Amy’s amazing,” Chastain says trying across the room. “Can I pick three? Amy, Josiah, Jen. Kat’s really fun. I like them all.” While Chastain didn’t single Dakota out however she was the one stew current that Chastain didn’t title.

Emil Kotze, Connie Arias, Raquel BartlowEmil Kotze, Connie Arias, Raquel Bartlow
Emil Kotze, Connie Arias, Raquel Bartlow |Virginia Sherwood/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

Dakota sat close by and was later requested if she regretted something about her time on Below Deck. “I don’t regret the show,” she stated. “I really enjoyed it and I thought overall it was a great experience and I grew a lot and I learned a lot.”

But when Cohen needed to know who Dakota retains in contact with, she stated not a single forged member. Cohen requested about deckhand Emile Kotze. Even although Kotze had a crush on Dakota, he in the end grew to become the closest friend she had on the boat. Dakota stated she didn’t communicate with Kotze.

Dakota appears simply advantageous

Even although it doesn’t seem to be there’s any love misplaced between Dakota and Chastain, she’s completely satisfied residing in Hawaii. She advised Cohen she’s working as a therapeutic massage therapist and yoga teacher. Dakota usually shares photographs of spectacular yoga poses or dives. “Flying through the sky!” she commented on an incredible dive.

Dakota can also be healthier than ever. She not too long ago revealed her favourite wholesome snack. “My favorite snack is a firm and bright local apple banana. I prefer them, at their fullest, when they are three quarters yellow with green. I dress them up in different ways, and that’s the way I like to start my day,” she shared. Dakota additionally loves “clean and hearty granola and I like it covered in chilled almond mylk.”

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