Captain Lee From ‘Below Deck’ Says He Was 35 Years Old When He First Saw the Ocean

by Jeremy Spirogis
Captain Lee Rosbach

Captain Lee Rosbach from Below Deck could look like he was born on the excessive seas however he admits he didn’t even get a glimpse of the ocean till later in life.

Captain Lee Rosbach
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He revealed on Twitter that his love of the ocean began when he was in his mid-thirties. A fan requested if he all the time wished to be a captain. “Nope, had never seen the ocean till 35,” he dished. “Got crazy after that.”

Rosbach additionally shared that he “fell” into the function on Below Deck. “By accident, not enough characters to tell that story here,” he replied to another fan who additionally requested if filming makes him nervous. “But I just do my job to the best of my abilities and let everything else take care of itself. Will I make mistakes, sure, learn and move on.”

Captain Lee says its by no means too late to get began in yachting

Below Deck yachties are all younger so middle-aged viewers suppose their ship has sailed in the event that they wished to get began in a profession in yachting. A fan of their mid-40s puzzled if it was too late to get into yachting. But Rosbach says not so.

“No I do not,” he insisted. “Check with the girls at MPT in Ft Lauderdale, the can tell you what you’ll need to do. Good luck to you.” MPT is brief for Maritime Professional Training. Captain Sandy Yawn from Below Deck Mediterranean additionally endorsed the college for individuals who need to get began.

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“I get asked all the time about where to go for maritime training,” Yawn shared on Facebook. “If you are interested in a maritime career, check out Maritime Professional Training in Fort Lauderdale.MPT conducts regulatory training for licensing in the maritime world. All professional crew require some sort of STCW ( Basic) training and continued competency training as they progress through their careers.”

“There are many maritime schools all over the world that offer training – and different countries also have different requirements and approvals for schools,” she added. “MPT provides accredited training for those looking for STCW and USCG or MCA training. Also, MPT is a woman owned business and founded by a woman!”

Captain Lee is from Michigan and was a restaurant proprietor

Rosbach has really had two careers. Before he grew to become a captain he lived in Michigan and was a restaurant proprietor.  “I’ve owned 10 restaurants over the last 20 years, and I’m pretty goddamn good on a grill,” Rosbach shared final season, Bravo’s Style & Living studies.

Originally from Saginaw, Michigan, Rosbach has had eating places in a number of states and places. This consists of Indiana, Georgia, and Florida. But additionally the Turks and Caicos.

The former restauranteur shared what his foodie weak point is simply too. “Pasta is my weak spot,” he instructed GQ. “God, I love it. If I’m having a cheat day, I’m going straight for a big old plate of pasta. I mostly try to avoid large amounts of anything.”

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He additionally has a particular recipe for his signature protein shake he ceaselessly enjoys at work. “I add 50 grams of protein, usually just whey, plus a banana, two cups of blueberries, two cups of strawberries, and two cups of spinach,” he dished. “I’ll have that around nine, and it’ll carry me through until the early afternoon.”

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