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Below Deck season nine: Everything you need to know about the superyacht charter show

13 June 2021• Written by Olivia Michel

With season nine of Bravo's superyacht charter TV Show, Below Deck, approaching its finale, BOAT breaks down everything you need to know about the new TV series, from filming locations to the crew serving as the season nine cast...

What is Below Deck?

Below Deck is a reality TV series documenting the lives of superyacht crew members working on board a luxury charter yacht. From fires in the galley to demanding requests from guests, the hit TV show has pulled back the curtain on the private lives of superyacht charters and the crew that work on them. The series has also spawned a number of spin-off shows, including Below Deck Mediterranean, Below Deck Sailing Yacht and other new series set to premiere in 2022.

Starship (ex-My Seanna) will be the superyacht star of season nine.

Which yacht is in Below Deck season nine?

My Seanna, which has previously appeared in season six and season eight of Below Deck, has returned as the star of season nine. Following her sale earlier in 2021, the Delta Marine superyacht has now been renamed Starship. The 56.4 metre motor yacht was delivered in 2000 to a design by Glade Johnson and can host up to 12 guests and 11 members of crew.

Season nine of Below Deck will be filmed in St Kitts
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Where is Below Deck season nine filmed?

The idyllic island of St Kitts serves as the filming location for season nine of Below Deck. The larger of two islands that make up the Caribbean nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the island is located in the West Indies and is an up and coming winter hub for superyachts. In recent years, visitors to its warm waters have included 88 metre Maltese Falcon , 86 metre Aquijo sit and 74 metre Plvs Vltra .

Season nine crew will feature a mix of returning cast and new faces.
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Who are the crew on Below Deck season nine?

Season nine has seen a mix of returning cast members and new crew members on board My Seanna. In an unusual turn of events, this season features two captains, as beloved star Captain Lee Rosbach is temporarily replaced at the beginning of the season by Captain Sean Meagher.

Returning crew for this season include chef Rachel Hargrove and first mate Eddie Lucas, while the rest of the cast features new faces. The interior crew is made up of chief stew Heather Chase, stewardess Jessica Albert and steward Fraser Olender. Meanwhile Jake Foulger, Rayna Lindsay and Wes O'Dell are working as the deckhands on board.

Captain Lee will make an appearance once again for season nine.
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How can I watch Below Deck season nine?

A new episode of Below Deck season nine airs on Bravo every Monday at 21:00 ET. Episodes can also be streamed the next day via Peacock TV and a variety of other services including Hayu, Hulu and Amazon Prime.

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