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The Daily Dish Below Deck

Here's How Captain Lee Ended Up with a New Deckhand Right in the Middle of Season 8

Catch up on all the charter season drama so far from Below Deck Season 8.

By Jocelyn Vena

No surprise here, but Below Deck is bringing emotional waves to the high seas during Season 8, which premiered in November. While some of the biggest action is yet to come, viewers have seen that, so far, Captain Lee Rosbach and his crew have weathered a few storms already, including multiple crew departures. The charter guests have been more demanding than ever and, as always, Captain Lee remains stoic and calm during the charter season.

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As they welcomed a new deckhand to the crew during Episode 8 (December 21), The Daily Dish is taking a look back at everything that has taken place on the My Seanna this season so far. Don't forget to catch up on all eight episodes right now on the Bravo app.

A Familiar Face Returns

Eddie Lucas Is Struggling to Manage These "Sh** Show" Guests

After several seasons away, Below Deck OG Eddie Lucas returned this season as bosun and was already tested from the start after Captain Lee suffered an injured in Episode 1 (November 2).

The Shane Coopersmith Incident

Eddie Lucas's Patience with Shane Coopersmith is Wearing Thin

If there's one thing you should never do, it's show up late to work on the deck. It's a lesson Shane learned back in Episode 3 (November 16).

Izzy Wouters Makes a Change

Izzy Wouters Might Be Eddie Lucas's New Favorite Deckhand


Back in Episode 4 (November 23), Eddie welcomed Izzy to the deck team after she was initially a member of the interior. And, honestly, his advice to her is something we all need to hear sometimes.

The Case of the Missing Caviar

Bad or Good, Chef Rachel Hargrove Wants to Know Everything that Guests Say About Her Food

Chef Rachel Hargrove was not a happy yachtie when she noticed that the requested caviar was MIA back in Episode 5 (November 30).

Elizabeth Frankini's Dangerous Liaison in the Laundry Room


Captain Lee on Elizabeth Frankini: "I Can't Believe She Could Be That Incredibly Dumb"

Episode 7 (December 14) of Below Deck featured a bit of a toxic situation after Elizabeth mixed laundry chemicals -- bleach and soap -- in a confined space.

Chef Rachel's Unforgettable Decisions