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The Daily Dish Below Deck Mediterranean

Captain Sandy Yawn Shares Where She Stands with Former Yachties (including Ben and Kate!)

The Below Deck Mediterranean cast member is revealing who she still talks to from previous seasons.

By Jamontae Hickman

Season 8 of Below Deck Mediterranean officially premiered on September 25, and fans better gear up for yet another memorable charter season. Setting sail in the Italian Riviera, Captain Sandy Yawn takes on the motor yacht Mustique with returning cast members Natayla Scudder and Kyle Viljoen.

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However, those two aren’t the only familiar faces you can expect to see from the Below Deck franchise. Also onboard this season will be Tumi Mhlongo and Luka Brunton, who we got acquainted with on Below Deck Down Under.

Of course, only time will tell how Mustique’s crew will get along, but you can prepare for the drama-filled season with Captain Sandy as she sits down with exclusively to share which Below Deck Med alums she keeps in touch with from seasons past.

Captain Sandy Yawn discusses Below Deck Med alums

In the clip above, Captain Sandy begins the conversation by saying she often gets to “reconnect” with her former crew members at yachting events. She went on to explain that Aesha Scott and Bobby Giancola are two people she stays in contact with.

Shortly after, Captain Sandy spilled the tea on Bobby's love life by revealing the intel about his romantic life on land. Let her explain, above

When it was time for Captain Sandy to share who she remains in touch with from the Season 7 cast, she noted that she “laughed the most” with that crew.

Press play on the clip above to see which yachties Captain Sandy is still friendly with and which one she talks to “a lot.”


Captain Sandy smiling with her arms crossed in the wheelhouse of the yacht.

Captain Sandy also shared that she was able to develop a friendship with Below Deck alums Kate Chastain and Ben Robinson while attending a fun event in New York. Get the details on their meetup by watching the video above.

Hear more from Captain Sandy on the Below Deck Med yachties she still talks to, including an update on how they’re doing, by checking out the clip above.

Captain Sandy Yawn reunited with a yachtie

As Captain Sandy mentioned, she regularly finds herself bumping into yachties at affairs. Most recently, she was surprised by one of her former crew members when she appeared on the British talk show Loose Women.

Any guesses as to who that might be? Well, it was none other than Courtney Veale.

Captain Sandy Yawn, Courtney Veale, and Denise Welch Backstage at the Loose Women show.

The alum, who appeared on Below Deck Med Season 6 and 7, documented the special moment on Instagram on September 20.

"What a day!" Courtney captioned a series of photos, including one of her and Captain Sandy with Denise Welch. "Thank you [Denise] for inviting me to come and surprise [Captain Sandy] ... It was so great to watch and meet everyone on the show."

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