In 'Below Deck,' life on a yacht meets reality TV : Pop Culture Happy Hour If you've always wondered what it would be like to see the world while making espresso martinis for the super-rich, you might already be watching the Below Deck franchise. For the past eight years, the Bravo reality series and its many spinoffs have been showing viewers the world of deckhands and chefs, housekeeping and party planning, as young hot people work on luxury yachts chartered by people who have too much money.

In 'Below Deck,' life on a yacht meets reality TV

In 'Below Deck,' life on a yacht meets reality TV

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Captain Sandy Yawn leads the crew on Below Deck Mediterranean. Laurent Basset/Bravo hide caption

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Captain Sandy Yawn leads the crew on Below Deck Mediterranean.

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If you've always wondered what it would be like to see the world while making espresso martinis for the super-rich, you might already be watching the Below Deck franchise. For the past eight years, the Bravo reality series and its many spinoffs have been showing viewers the world of deckhands and chefs, housekeeping and party planning, as young hot people work on luxury yachts chartered by people who have too much money.

The audio was produced by Jared M. Gair and edited by Mike Katzif and Jessica Reedy.