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Where is the Below Deck Med Season 9 Cast From?

Get the details on where Aesha Scott, Sandy Yawn, and the rest of the yachties are from originally. 

By Shannon Raphael

Get ready to hit the high seas for a new season of Below Deck Mediterranean. Captain Sandy Yawn, Aesha Scott, Elena Dubaich, a new chef, and new sets of deckhands and stews from all around the world arrived in Athens, Greece to take on charter guests for Season 9.

How to Watch

Watch Below Deck Mediterranean on Mondays at 9/8c and next day on Peacock. Catch up on the Bravo app

Ahead of the June 3 premiere, find out where the Below Deck Mediterranean Season 9 cast — which includes Aesha, Sandy, Elena, and newbies Johnathan Shillingford, Iain Maclean, Nathan Gallagher, Gael Cameron, Joe Bradley, and Bri Muller — is from.

Captain Sandy Yawn

Captain Sandy wearing her yachting uniform on a boat marina.

The longtime Below Deck Med captain, who has appeared on eight consecutive seasons of the show, is from Bradenton, Florida. 

Sandy and her new wife, Leah Shafer, had been living in Colorado together in the off-season, but Leah and Sandy are moving back to Sandy's home state in the near future.

Leah and Sandy tied the knot on a boat in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 11.

Aesha Scott

Aesha Scott wearing her yachting uniform on a boat marina.

The chief stew hails from Tauranga, New Zealand. 

Aesha first appeared on Below Deck Mediterranean back in Season 4, when she was a second stew. She popped up on  Season 5 as well before taking on a chief stew position on Below Deck Down Under. After working alongside Captain Jason Chambers for two seasons of Below Deck Down Under, Aesha is back to her roots in the Mediterranean. 

Jonathan Shillingford

Johnathan Shillingford wearing his chefs uniform

The Season 9 chef is from Roseau, Dominica, and he has seven years of experience in the yachting industry.  

Iain Maclean

Iain MacLean wearing his yachting uniform on a boat marina

The Bosun, who has been in yachting for five years, calls Cape Town, South Africa his home city.

Joe Bradley

Joe Bradley wearing his yachting uniform on a boat marina

The deckhand, who is not to be confused with Southern Hospitality's Joe Bradley, is from Alicante, Spain.

Nathan Gallagher

Nathan Gallagher wearing his yachting uniform on a boat marina

The deckhand is from Burtonport, Ireland. When he's not working on boats, Nathan enjoys traveling. 

Gael Cameron

Gael Cameron wearing her yachting uniform on a boat marina.

Like numerous other yachties in the Below Deck universe, the Season 9 deckhand comes from Australia. Gael is from Sydney. 

Elena Dubaich 

Elena Dubaich wearing her yachting uniform on a boat marina.

Elena, who previously appeared on one charter of Below Deck Med Season 7, comes from Škofja Loka, Slovenia.

Bri Muller

Sabrina Muller wearing her yachting uniform on a boat marina.

The stew, who took a course on manicures and pedicures (but didn't get certified), is from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 

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When Does Below Deck Mediterranean Season 9 Premiere?

Below Deck Mediterranean Season 9 premieres on Monday, June 3 at 9/8c on Bravo. 

Stream episodes the next day on Peacock. 

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