'Below Deck Mediterranean' Season 7 on Bravo: Meet the cast from the reality television series
'Below Deck Mediterranean' premiered its first episode on May 3, 2016. Six seasons later, in which time the show has built a sizeable fan following, audiences are eagerly awaiting Season 7 that takes the show to Malta!
Shot entirely on the Mediterranean island paradise, viewers will experience the daily lives of the crew members, who work and live on the 150-foot yacht during charter season. Many of the cast members from the sixth season are reprising their roles. However, let's read in detail about the show's lead characters in the upcoming seventh season.
Sandy Yawn is a well-known captain, reality TV star, and international motivational speaker. She joined the 3000 IT Master to receive maritime training and completed it four years later. She joined the White Star as a captain and worked for 10 years. She became yacht captain of the luxury hatch Tuscan Sun in 2004 and of Yacht Pure Bliss in 2008.
Apart from 'Below Deck Mediterranean', she has also appeared in other TV series like 'Below Deck Sailing Yacht', 'Kiki Mobile', 'Watch What Happens Live', and more.
David White has almost a decade of experience as a Head Chef. He has worked in some of London's most prestigious kitchens and has cooked on several yachts over the last few years. He is the co-owner of two restaurants – Method Kitchen & Bar and Surfing Kitchen & Beach Bar, located in France. He also focuses on giving back and providing aid around Europe and back in April 2022, he and Chef Eric Gephart traveled to the Ukrainian-Polish border to feed refugees displaced by Russia's invasion.
Natasha "Tasha" Webb
Natasha "Tasha' Webb started her career by doing many odd jobs like golf caddy, bartender, nanny, schoolteacher, actress, and currently running her yacht recruitment agency, Indie-Pearl. She started Indie-Pearl in 2021 and frequently updates it with various yachting jobs from engineer to chief stew. Indie-Pearl focuses on sourcing candidates for their dream jobs alongside providing recruiters with the best crew suited for their yacht.
Kyle was born and raised in South Africa. His LinkedIn states that following his high school graduation in 2010, he received a Bachelor's in Education from the University of Pretoria in 2014. Kyle's Instagram indicates he moved to New York City in 2021 after spending a few years in Miami, Florida. His love for travel was first supported by his career as an airline attendant.
Natalya is from Western Australia, which is one of Australia's six states. Natalya's Instagram geotags frequently place her in Western Australia's capital Perth, as well as Rottnest Island, Broome, and The Kimberley. She has visited dozens of popular vacation destinations, including Dubai, Bali, Cannes, Nice, and Miami.
According to her bio on BravoTV, Raygan was born in Essex, a small town just outside of London. She got her first job on a boat in the interior team and slowly broadened her working experience to the deck team. Since working in a male-dominated industry, Raygan has had to overcome many challenges and isn't afraid to prove she has what it takes to be an integral member of the deck team. Her bio also mentions that while Raygan is a professional, she isn't afraid to have a little fun.
Mzi "Zee" Dempers
A native of Durban, South Africa, Mzi "Zee" Dempers was adopted at 3 years old by a large family, with two brothers who are now in the yachting industry as Captain and Chief Officer. After Dempers completed his education in Cape Town, he decided to follow in his brothers' footsteps and start his life at sea.
Compared to other yachties on 'Below Deck', Jason did not start his career on a boat. He has a unique background, as he was working in finance for a decade, according to his bio on BravoTV. Jason later discovered his love of sailing and has done every job on a boat, from being a skipper to a captain. Jason also has his own clothing company, Sextant & Co., with has nautical-themed merchandise.
Storm Smith fell in love with boating at a young age and decided to make a career out of his hobby. He even describes his look and style as a "modern-day pirate". Before his career in yachting, Storm tried different professions, from culinary school to film school. However, his love for the water made him change his mind, and soon after discovered yachting as a career. With his experience as a surf guide from his time in Sumatra, Storm began working on a surfing and diving-centric charter yacht. He has since worked on boats up to 240 feet.