Will ‘Below Deck Med’ End With the Largest Cast Roster within the History of the Franchise?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Robert Westergaard, Malia White

Below Deck Mediterranean season 5 has been a whirlwind of latest and departing forged members. The present season is as much as a complete of 12 forged members, following the departure of chief stew Hannah Ferrier and the return of second stew Aesha Scott. The season started with 9 crew members, together with Captain Sandy Yawn.

The season started with second stew Lara Flumiani providing her resignation after just one constitution. She stated the vibe on the boat was poisonous as she battled each order from Ferrier. Christine “Bugsy” Drake changed her. Then, chef Hindrigo “Kiko” Lorran stumbled within the kitchen and left the boat. Bosun Malia White’s boyfriend chef Tom Checketts saved the day and have become the chef.

Robert Westergaard, Malia White
Robert Westergaard, Malia White | Karolina Wojtasik/Bravo

Finally, Ferrier was fired after White despatched Yawn a photograph of Ferrier’s unregistered prescription valium. Yawn didn’t really feel snug going to sea with Ferrier. She promoted Drake to chief stew and second stew Aesha Scott returned.

In addition to the revolving door of crew members, deckhand Pete Hunziker was fired by manufacturing firm 51 Minds and Bravo after he shared a racist and violent meme on Instagram. The firm vowed to attenuate his picture in upcoming episodes. He was faraway from the title sequence at the start of the present and has not made any After Show appearances. He was demoted from lead deckhand on the present and hasn’t had a storyline since.

Season 5 has essentially the most crew modifications for ‘Below Deck Med’ however is tied with one other season of ‘Below Deck’

While Below Deck Med season 5 has had essentially the most crew members throughout the sequence, Below Deck season three additionally ended the season with a complete of 12 crew members. Led by Captain Lee Rosbach, the unique crew unraveled shortly.

Like Below Deck Med, the season additionally had two cooks. However, chef Leon Walker didn’t have the identical sunny demeanor as Lorran. Walker and chief stew Kate Chastain warred, brazenly sharing their disdain for one another. Walker was fired after a fireplace began within the galley kitchen oven. Rosbach discovered that the reason for the fireplace was resulting from a unclean oven. Chef Ben Robinson changed Walker.

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While the inside staff remained in tact, the deck staff had a number of crew modifications. Deckhand/engineer Don Abenante give up after being reprimanded for leaping into the water after Raquel “Rocky Dakota. Dane Jackson changed Abanante however he didn’t final lengthy. He was fired after changing into drunk and beligerant with the crew throughout an evening away from the boat. Finally, David Bradberry arrived to take over and end the season.

These ‘Below Deck’ seasons had no crew modifications

Only a number of seasons featured a forged that lasted all the season collectively. Below Deck Med seasons 2 and three had 9 forged members who lasted the total season. Also, Below Deck season 1 featured 9 crew.

However, different seasons noticed not less than one crew member get fired or give up. Danny Zureikat was fired throughout Below Deck Med season 1. Even although Zureikat was fired, he wasn’t changed in order that crew ended with 9 forged members.

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While Rosbach didn’t fireplace anybody throughout season 7, he had one crew member give up mid-season. Season 7 was the second time Rosbach hadn’t fired anybody on the crew.

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