Below Deck

Below Deck
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Overview of the Below Deck series on the Bravo Network

Below Deck is a reality TV series on Bravo that chronicles the lives of the crew members who work and reside aboard a mega-yacht during charter season. Below Deck highlights the personal struggles, relationships, and service challenges associated with luxury yachting

List of Episodes

Season 1

In the first season, Lee Rosbach is the ship’s Captain, with Aleks Taldykin serving as his First Officer and C.J. LeBeau as the Second Engineer. Adrienne Gang serves as the Chief Stewardess, with Kat Held as the 2nd and Samantha Orme as the 3rd. In addition, there were two deckhands, David Bradberry, and Eddie Lucas. Ben Robinson serves as the Chef.

Following are the episodes for season one:

  • S1 E1 – Cool Your Jets
  • S1 E2 – It’s Not Easy Being Green
  • S1 E3 – Dude, That’s a Dude, Dude
  • S1 E4 – Luggage, Luggage Everywhere
  • S1 E5 – I’m Living with the Devil
  • S1 E6 – Sleeping with the Enemy
  • S1 E7 – Naughty Yachties
  • S1 E8 – There’s a New Captain in Town
  • S1 E9 – Land Ahoy… Finally
  • Reunion
  • The Crew Tells All

Season 2

The cast members in season two include Lee Rosbach as the Captain. Kate Chastain serves as the Chief Stewardess, Kat Held as the 2nd Stewardess, and Amy Johnson as the 3rd. The Bosun is Eddie Lucas, and the deckhands include Andrew Sturby, Logan Reese, Kelley Johnson, and Jennice Ontiveros. Ben Robinson works as the Chef.

The episodes for season 2 are as follows:

  • S2 E1 – Shut Your Porthole!
  • Hex on the Beach
  • Mojitos Mo’ Problems
  • Charter Guest Soulmate
  • Bitchy Resting Face
  • Strains, Strains, and a Big Pain
  • She’d Better Not Be Staying
  • New Kid on the Deck
  • You’re Grounded
  • Premature Corkulation
  • Dry Land, Damp Eyes
  • Crew Tells All
  • Reunion

Season 3

In the third season, Captain Lee Rosbach is back. Kate Chastain is once again the Chief Stewardess, leading Amy Johnson, the 2nd Stew, and Raquel “Rocky” Dakota.  Eddie Lucas works as the Bosun, and Don Abenante is the Second Engineer/Deckhand. Other Deckhands include Connie Arias, Emile Kotze, Dane, and David Bradberry. Leon Walker serves as the Chef for episodes 1 -10, then Ben Robinson closes the season as Chef in episodes 10-13 and 15.

Following is a list of episodes for season 3:

  • S3 E1 – More Foam, Bosun!
  • Off the Radar
  • Pretty Cheeks
  • I Don’t Date. I Mate
  • I’m Ironing the Captain’s Shorts
  • My Dearest Emile…
  • Storm’s a Comin’
  • Boom, Boom in the Laundry Room
  • Fire!
  • What Took You So Long?
  • The Real Housewives of Atlanta
  • Dirty Laundry
  • Loose Lips Sink Ships
  • Reunion
  • Reunion, Part 2

Season 4

In the fourth season, Lee Rosbach remains as Captain. Kate Chastain is back as the Chief Stewardess, Emily Warburton-Adams is the 2nd Stewardess, and Sierra Storm is the 3rd Stewardess.  Kelley Johnson is the Bosun. Kelley works with deckhands Lauren Burchell, Trevor Walker, Nico Scholly, and Kyle Dixon. Good ole’ Ben Robinson is on as everyone’s favorite Chef.

  • No One Said This Job Was Easy
  • What Happens in the Hot Tub Stays in the Hot Tub
  • Hair Models and Filthy Martinis
  • That Tuna is F…ed
  • The Freak Comes Out at Night
  • The One Where the Charter Guests Almost Die
  • Decent Proposal
  • One Less Fish in the Sea
  • The Sea Was Angry
  • Bombed by a Care Bear
  • Bosun Blues
  • Bemily
  • Waking the Resting Bitch Face
  • 50 Shades of Ben

Season 5

Season Five highlights Caribbean yachting on the 154′ mega-yacht named “Valor.” The yacht captain is everyone’s favorite, Captain Lee Rosbach. The Chief Stewardess, Kate Chastain, leads Nico Scholly (senior deckhand), Brianna Adekeye (2nd Stewardess), and Jennifer Howell – 3rd Stewardess. Matt Burns delivers the culinary delights as the ship’s chef for this charter season. El Jansen is Bosun (episodes 5 through 11), and deckhands include Chris Brown, Bruno Duarte, Baker Manning, and Kyle Dixon.

Following is a list of episodes for season five:

  • The 1 Percenters
  • It Ain’t Easy Being Green
  • Jesus Saves
  • Kate Goes to Church
  • Cool Beans
  • 100 Feet from Catastrophe
  • Blindsided
  • UnderCover Boss
  • Hot Mess Express
  • King Come-On-I-Wanna-Lay-Ya
  • Only Doing It for the Money
  • You Don’t Mess with the Primary
  • The One Where Jen Loses Her Mind
  • The Champagne Campaign
  • Reunion

Season 6

Check out the first look at season six:

Executive Producers

  • Mark Cronin
  • Courtland Cox
  • Nadine Rajabi
  • Rebecca Henning
  • James Bruce
  • Elise Duran

Studio Information

  • 51 Minds Entertainment

Filming Location

The show is filmed in popular yachting destinations such as the Mediterranean, the British Virgin Islands, Tahiti, the Bahamas, and more.

Facts and Trivia

Following is a list of little-known facts and trivia about the show and its cast members.

  • During the filming of season 5, the yacht hit something as it arrived at a marina in the Caribbean. The boat sank!


Below Deck Mediterranean is the first show to successfully spin-off from Below Deck.

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below-deckWe give the Below Deck series 4 out of 5 stars. Our rating is based on the fresh new concept, which gives us a view into the world of luxury yachting. In addition, the cast members are always diverse and interesting, not to mention the guests.


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