At home, he has a beautiful five-year-old daughter, Micah, that is the light in his life and his main motivation for working so hard. After a few years of international adventures and glamorous guests, Kate began to compile her stories from the sea hoping to one day share them with the world. Some of the mega yachts that have since been under Captain Lee’s command include 163’ Cuor di Leone, 162’ Mustang Sally, 155’ Ohana, 140’ Just Enough, 135’ Atlantica, 135’ Feadship Sea Ghost, 120' Sovereign, Pauly D, Insatiable, Morganstar and Mostro. After graduating from SUNY Plattsburgh he moved to California to live the carefree, surfer lifestyle. Never a fan of traditional schooling, Kevin enrolled in culinary school at age 14 and quickly excelled.

Luckily, a friend was looking for a second stewardess on the charter yacht she worked on, and the rest is history. A passionate chef in the kitchen, Kevin has worked on some of the largest boats out of the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Pacific Islands. As a celebration for her success, Abbi went on a Greek sailing vacation that completely changed her perspective on life and working.

After putting herself through college as an independent student, and simultaneously working for the Governor of Massachusetts; she graduated with a perfect GPA, full scholarship to law school, and a job at a Boston law firm. After years of dreaming of exploring the world and learning about new cultures, Brian finally took the plunge into yachting four years ago.

He loves the learning curve of a new crew, and facing challenges head on while exploring beautiful locations. At home, he has a beautiful five-year-old daughter, Micah, that is the light in his life and his main motivation for working so hard. During a year off from yachting, he traveled across the US in a van with his dog Tito. Never a fan of traditional schooling, Kevin enrolled in culinary school at age 14 and quickly excelled. Born and raised in landlocked Saginaw, Michigan, he discovered his untapped love for the water later in life when he was managing a restaurant in Turks & Caicos and an acquaintance invited him to serve as a mate on a sailboat delivery to earn extra cash. During a year off from yachting, he traveled across the US in a van with his dog Tito. !” “Hi everyone! Currently based in Melbourne, Kevin flies home every chance he can to spend time with his daughter. Initially, she only planned on taking a “gap year” after college graduation to work on boats, however once she started as a third stewardess on her first yacht, she immediately fell in love with the exotic and exciting industry and never looked back. Growing up in a time of political strife in apartheid South Africa, Simone’s mother encouraged her to channel her energy into school; and she received academic scholarships for high school and college. I understand some of you are spitfire mad Pouting face at me. Growing up as the free spirited, athletic, youngest of four in his hometown of Sayville, Long Island, Tanner was always drawn to the water. “This episode is heartbreaking for me to watch. When it comes to style, it seems like simplicity is key for Checketts.The only person who was almost as devastated as Lorrgan over his firing was Chief Stew Hannah Ferrier. Some of the mega yachts that have since been under Captain Lee’s command include 163’ Cuor di Leone, 162’ Mustang Sally, 155’ Ohana, 140’ Just Enough, 135’ Atlantica, 135’ Feadship Sea Ghost, 120' Sovereign, Pauly D, Insatiable, Morganstar and Mostro. A passionate chef in the kitchen, Kevin has worked on some of the largest boats out of the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Pacific Islands. When the season ended, so did her stint at business school and she followed her heart into a yachting career. Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved.

Some of the mega yachts that have since been under Captain Lee’s command include 163’ Cuor di Leone, 162’ Mustang Sally, 155’ Ohana, 140’ Just Enough, 135’ Atlantica, 135’ Feadship Sea Ghost, 120' Sovereign, Pauly D, Insatiable, Morganstar and Mostro. In 2016, those stories were published in her book, Ashton found his way into the yachting world after spending seven years working a desk job and having a “routine” lifestyle in Johannesburg, South Africa.

After the birth of his daughter, he realized he needed to provide for more than just himself, and took to yachting after learning about the lifestyle and payouts. When she found herself unable to find a career path that excited her at home, she left for Europe to attend business school in France. Captain Harold Lee Rosbach has spent more than 20 years in the yachting industry. Living in a coastal town, he developed a love for the water early on, surfing, swimming, and playing water polo. Not much information was immediately available about him online–other than dating White–but his Instagram is flooded with pictures of some delicious-looking dishes.

While travelling throughout the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Central America, and New England, Kate worked her way up the on board ranks until finally reaching the position of Chief Stewardess. At the age of 35, Lee obtained his Captain’s license and left the restaurant business behind to pursue his newfound passion. Next on the horizon for Captain Lee is his upcoming memoir Florida native Kate Chastain began her yachting career in 2007. She has since worked as a stewardess and sous chef in some of the most illustrious locations in the French Riviera, with clients ranging from fashion designers to football players. After taking certification classes in Ft. Lauderdale, Tanner was quickly hired as a deckhand on private yachts sailing along the east coast and the Caribbean. After a year of living her best Parisian life, she was in need of work to supplement her lifestyle. New Below Deck fans may not realize that Kate Chastain wasn't the chief stew for the entire series. Announced in April 2012, Below Deck chronicles the lives of the crew members who work and reside aboard a mega-yacht during charter season. “Hey, Guys!! When she’s not on charter, you can find this fun-loving stew on the dance floor and incorporating her motto, “I am the master of my destiny, I am the captain of my soul,” into every aspect of her life.Growing up on the west coast of Canada, Courtney has spent most of her life on or in the water.