Below Deck Down Under Season 2 Joao

João Franco

•    Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe 
•    Birth date: April 30 
•    Zodiac sign: Taurus 
•    Years of experience in the yachting industry: 7 
•    Special skills: I’m a jack of all trades and a master of none. 
•    What are the biggest and smallest tips you’ve ever gotten? I once got a fat zero when expecting a decent tip and €9,999 (nearly $11,000) for 7-day trip with a 45 member crew.
•    What is the best place on the boat to find privacy? The bench in the bridge along with a cup of Ol’ Captain Jason’s great coffee. 
•    What’s one thing about working and living on a boat that would surprise people? The amount of money spent is unfathomable. I burn €4,500 (nearly $5,000) an hour on fuel alone. Small champagne buckets are €30,000 (nearly $33,000). It’s crazy!
•    Sum up this season in three words: Wild, unexpected, adventurous