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[03/15/17 - 08:08 AM]
Bravo Media Drops Anchor in Croatia When Season Two of "Below Deck Mediterranean" Premieres Tuesday, May 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning this season are cast members Hannah Ferrier and Bobby Giancola alongside a fresh-faced crew, Adam Glick, Christine "Bugsy" Drake, Lauren Cohen, Wesley Walton, Malia White and Max Hagley.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO MEDIA DROPS ANCHOR IN CROATIA WHEN SEASON TWO OF "BELOW DECK MEDITERRANEAN" PREMIERES TUESDAY, MAY 2 AT 9PM ET/PT

Network to Debut New Season with First Female Captain in Franchise History

NEW YORK - March 15, 2017 - Bravo Media cruises to picturesque Croatia for season two of "Below Deck Mediterranean" premiering Tuesday, May 2 at 9pm ET/PT. Welcoming aboard the first female Captain to the "Below Deck" franchise, Sandy Yawn will lead the crew to perfection as she steers the guests to paradise. Returning this season are cast members Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew) and Bobby Giancola (Deckhand) alongside a fresh-faced crew, Adam Glick (Chef), Christine "Bugsy" Drake (Second Stew), Lauren Cohen (Third Stew), Wesley Walton (Bosun), Malia White (Deckhand) and Max Hagley (Deckhand).

"Below Deck Mediterranean" sets sail for a second season in the pinnacle of yachting destinations, the Mediterranean, with a new young, attractive and bold crew aboard the 154' mega yacht, "Sirocco." As the team travels to some of the most famous islands of Croatia, they work hard to deliver an unparalleled experience for every guest but with major growing pains from the new working dynamic, they struggle to stay afloat. Facing long hours in catering to the guests' every want and need, the crew encounters choppy waters as they attempt to juggle severe cabin fever, hierarchy struggles and the most love triangles in Below Deck history. While each charter presents a new group of guests and a new set of unthinkable requests, the crew with varying levels of experience, work to overcome their differences in order to succeed. In the end, will the team focus on their shared passion for the luxurious "yachtie" lifestyle? Or, will they succumb to the tension and politics of life below deck? For a sneak peek, go to: http://www.bravotv.com/below-deck-mediterranean/season-2/videos/this-season-on-below-deck-mediterranean

Meet the crew:

Sandy Yawn, Captain

With over 27 years of yachting experience, Captain Sandy Yawn has chartered yachts from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf. Being only one of a handful of female captains in the yachting industry, Sandy has overcome many stereotypes and conquered every imaginable obstacle at sea from being chased down by pirates to containing major fires on board. She's survived a life-threatening motorcycle accident, and even cancer. This undeniable resilience she possesses has helped tremendously in pushing her to the top of the industry. For Sandy, the guests always come first and she will do everything in her power to satisfy their every need. She expects nothing but perfection from her crew to deliver seven-star service at its finest. In her down time, Sandy enjoys skiing, scuba diving and is passionate about giving back. She's a proud supporter of Jacksonville School for Autism, and is involved in many other organizations focused on helping children.

Adam Glick, Chef

Adam Glick is a cool Californian who lives in a van, loves to surf and prides himself on not being your typical yacht chef. He's been working on yachts for the last 10 years and while he is capable of being a high-end gourmet chef, he has dreams of opening fun beachside taco stands. Adam lives a simple life, however, like many chefs, his abrasive side shines when in the galley.

Hannah Ferrier, Chief Stew

Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Hannah Ferrier is in her seventh year as a chief stew and at the top of her game. She holds very high standards, especially when it comes to the Mediterranean as it is the ultimate location in the world of yachting. Hannah still maintains her work hard, play hard mentality and relentlessly strives for perfection both on charter and on land. Hannah is enjoying every aspect that the yachtie life has to offer and is excited to explore the beauty of Croatia.

Christine "Bugsy" Drake, Second Stew

A South African native, Christine "Bugsy" Drake is a former chief stew with three years yachting experience. With Atlantic crossings and seasons in the Caribbean and Mediterranean under her belt, she does not shy away from rolling up her sleeves and working hard. After taking a brief hiatus to recharge her batteries, Bugsy is happy to be in the second stew position with a bit less responsibility on her plate. Her upbeat personality always makes her a crew favorite, but she's not afraid to speak her mind and stand up to others when tense situations arise on charter.

Lauren Cohen, Third Stew

As an ex-NFL cheerleader, Lauren Cohen's bubbly personality is tailor made for yachting. She prides herself on her enthusiasm and positive attitude, using her cheerleading skills to keep the guests and her crew always smiling. After a year working in the Hamptons, Lauren's excited to get a taste of yacht life in the Mediterranean. This Fort Lauderdale native is not only driven and ambitious, but she always goes above and beyond for her chief stew and fellow crew.

Bobby Giancola, Deckhand

Central Florida native Bobby Giancola has officially left his career at the fire department to pursue yachting full time. He's hungry for more experience and knowledge to help him climb the ranks, and what better place to grow than the Mediterranean. Last season his crush on Julia was a tough one to swallow, and since then he has vowed to keep his focus solely on yachting while on the job. Still a hopeless romantic, Bobby will never rule out falling in love with his "dream woman."

Wesley Walton, Bosun

After getting his degree in economics and environmental science, Wesley Walton went into yachting as a quick gig and four years later he hasn't looked back. A natural born leader, Wes was the captain of everything from his water polo team to the chess club and it was his strict South African upbringing that gave him the work ethic to become bosun at just 25 years old. He lives by a very strict code of professionalism and always respects the chain of command. To his crew he may seem like the "grandpa" of the boat, but when danger approaches, Wes is seen as "Mr. Dependable" when needed most.

Malia White, Deckhand

Growing up with five older brothers, Malia White has been trained well for working in a largely male-dominated yachting industry. Standing at just 5 feet and two inches, no task is too challenging and no order is too tall. This Hawaiian resident is green to yachting, but as a certified dive master she's no stranger to hard work on a boat. Malia is excited to make a career out of yachting and move towards a more polished and refined life on deck. Off the boat, this 26-year-old petite beauty is happily single and is in no hurry to settle down.

Max Hagley, Deckhand

Max Hagley is an extroverted, boisterous Brit with a carefree attitude. Always the life of the party, he was previously a bartender in the European vacation hotspot, Ibiza. His quick wit has everyone around him in stitches and his charm helps him maneuver through any situation. Although this is Max's first time working on a yacht of this magnitude, he's good with his hands and knows how to fake it until he makes it, which is a good start toward mastering the high-stakes world of yachting.

"Below Deck Mediterranean" is produced by 51 Minds with Mark Cronin, Courtland Cox and Nadine Rajabi serving as executive producers alongside Christian Sarabia and Temple Williams. Rebecca Henning, Daniel Volpe and Tim Hedberg are co-executive producers.

About Bravo Media:

Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content that focuses on the network's passion points of food, fashion, beauty, design, digital and pop culture. The network's diversified slate includes Bravo's scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," "Imposters" and "Odd Mom Out," in addition to unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning "Top Chef," "Vanderpump Rules," "Below Deck," "Southern Charm" and the popular "Million Dollar Listing" and "The Real Housewives" franchises as well as the only live late-night talk show, "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." Available in 92 million homes, Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Bravo anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.





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